The Anandilal Ganesh Podar Society

The Anandilal Ganesh Podar Society established and managed since 1927 the Podar Education Complex

The Podar Education Complex is a dynamic, constantly evolving nucleus, imparting education at various levels. It also manages two Non fee Schools, the Marathi & Hindi medium & Jr. College. Currently there are over 25,000 students studying in its schools spread across Maharashtra. In the internet we encounter two websites, representing this education complex:

1)., showing us the Newsletters of:

2)., the internet platform of this NGO:  

All the many different schools: click on the many links in the left column;
Scholarship Schemes (about Finances);
Newsletters (all the different): see above under;
Address: Podar Education Complex, Anandilal & Ganesh Podar Society, Saraswati Road, Santacruz(w), Mumbai – 400 054, India;
Contacts and map.

About /History: The Podar Group of Schools has been started and operates with the express purpose of building young minds to spearhead a dynamic future globally.

Podar’s stated vision is a commitment to operate and manage quality schools that provide quality education with a focus on development that is in sync with the needs of the individual child in an era of globalization.

In 1927 Sheth Anandilal Podar, an eminent Mumbai-based businessman, with interests in cotton mills, founded the Podar Group of Schools. Interestingly, Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation, was the first President of the Anandilal Podar Trust (View the minutes of the first Trust meeting) What began as a single institution is today a multi-school, multi-city, multi-brand entity, ambitiously executing a growth strategy with an emphasis on global standards … (full long text, about /History).


More about the Anandilal Ganesh Podar Society on other websites:

- … The main mission of all Podar schools is to inculcate certain values and confidence in students, and prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. The aim is quality education with a vision of providing and sustaining the kind of schooling that is developmentally appropriate to the needs of the individual child, in terms of both curriculum and method of teaching … (full long 20 pdf-pages).

- The Podar Education Complex is a network of secondary education institutions in the state of Maharashtra, in India. The group operates seven schools in Mumbai, two in the outskirts of Pune, two in Aurangabad, two in Nashik and one each in Jalna and Navi Mumbai. Together they enroll over 25,000 students and have 2500 teachers and staff. In addition the group also has over 40 franchises in various other cities.
History: It was established in 1927 and is managed by the Anandilal & Ganesh Podar Society. The first school was re-organized into the modern network, but the oldest school was incepted in 1938 … (full text on wikipedia).

- … (the) Podar Education Complex(, which) is a dynamic, constantly evolving nucleus, imparting education at various levels. It has been established in 1927 and is being managed by Anandilal & Ganesh Podar Society. The motto of society is “Excellence in Education” and the trustees make every effort to live up to this ideal. Today it has multifarious activities that cater to the needs of children as well as adults. (full text … yellow pages);

… manages also many schools, as:
the Anandilal Podar High School, Mumbai – 400 054;

- and on IndianExpress; on PODAR Jumbo kids;  on The Hindu; on the PODAR Sports-Academy; on One India; on India; on UNBISnet … and see on Google Web-search, on Google Group-search, on Google Blog-search, on Google Book-search.



The Mahatma Gandhi Link;

Recent Social Outreach.

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