( New ) Proposed : Institute Of Pharmacy ( D. Pharm.), Lokanete Vyankatrao Hiray Marg, Malegaon Camp, Malegaon, Dist: Nashik


Smt. Pushpatai Hiray

Chairperson of Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Mrs. Pushpatai Hiray is also the founder of Nashik District Mahila Co-opertive Bank Ltd. She is well known figure in whole of Maharashtra, as she was Minister in Maharashtra State Government holding important portfolios like Health and Family Welfare, Technical and Medical Education, Cultural affairs etc.

Mrs. Pushpatai Hiray was more concerned about the upliftment of poor and needy people and therefore, took active interest in various projects for small villages. Some of the projects need mentioning includes 250 KVA Electricity Generation in Dabhadi, water projects for villages like Nandgaon, Neemgaon, Garegaon, Dabhadi, various bridges including bridge on Girna river etc.

In educational field she actively participated in Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir and her rich advice is the main source of development of the organization.

Mr. Prashant Hiray (B.A., L.L.B.)

General Secretary of Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Malegaon and Secretary of Adivasi Seva Samiti, Nashik, Mr. Prashant Hiray, popularly known as ‘Dada’ is a versatile personality. Grandson of Late Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray and son of Late Loknete Vyanketrao Hiray and Smt. Pushpatai Hiray, inherited political, social and educational background from them.

Professional Colleges in the fields like Dental, Management, Pharmacy, Catering, Law, Education are run under the banner of MGV, which also includes Primary, Secondary and Junior / Senior colleges in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce etc. Post Graduate facilities are available in Dental, Pharmacy and Management. Dental College and Hospital has ultra-modern, well-equipped facilities, which was established by him. All these institutes have made dynamic progress under his guidance and active participation.

An Ex-Minister (Transport & Protocol), Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Prashant Hiray also worked as a Member of Senate, University of Pune. He was the founder of Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray Urban Co-op Bank and Shree Vyankatesh Co-op Bank Ltd., Malegaon. Also he was the Chairman of N.D.C.C. Bank, the apex bank of Nashik district. At present he is the Director of the said bank.

Mr. Prashant Hiray´s book Jalasampada shows how deep knowledge he has about water management resources and specifically the rivers flowing westwards.

Mr. Prashant Hiray´s work in the fields like education, politics, socio-cultural is tremendous with ultimate aim to make available cheap and quality education to the poor and needy. He is religious minded and has written / translated several books on religion. He was the Trustee of Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi. He has toured many parts of the world and has been trying to bring western knowledge to India, particularly the regions of Maharashtra. He has been felicitated with various Awards, honors and titles, like Samajshree etc. The amount collected for Charitable work like earthquake relief fund, Kargil relief fund, Orissa relief fund is substantial and deserves special mention here. His hobbies include reading and writing. More Details

Mr. P.S. Shewale (M.A.(Pune))

Joint General Secretary of Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Mr. Pandit Shivram Shewale is renowned scholar, Academician by profession. For 23 years he was a Professor with Maharaja Sayajirao Gaikwad College, Malegaon and Principal for 5 years. He was also member of Academic Council and Senate in Pune University.

Mr. Pandit Shewale was actively involved in social fields and arranged seminars on various subjects connected with people from small villages. Subjects included Health, Roads, water, plantation of trees etc. He was instrumental in distribution of note-books, clothes to orphan students. In the field of education, he was instrumental in adult education as well.

His hobbies includes reading and getting involved in Social activities..

Mrs. Smita Prashant Hiray (B.A.)

Treasurer, Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Malegaon and Adivasi Seva Samiti, Nashik, General Secretary of Renukadevi Mahila Seva Samiti, Mrs. Smita Prashant Hiray is well known in Cultural and Co-operative fields as well.

In Co-operative field, she is President of Shree Vyankatesh Co-operative Bank Ltd. Malegaon, President of Karmaveer Bhausaheb Nagri Sahakari Patpedhi, Malegaon, President of Smt. Renukadevi Mahila Co-operative spinning mills Ltd., Malegaon and proprietor of M/s. Mahalaxmi Automobiles.

Dr. Apoorva Hiray (M.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D,) [ MLC in Maharashtra ]

Young and most dynamic personality, Mr. Apoorva Prashant Hiray, is the Co-ordinator of Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir. He excelled in education with distinction in M.Sc. and First Class in Business Administration. In fact he bagged Best Student´s President Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal. He has twelve Research Papers at his credit which is a distinctive work at his young age.

Mr. Apoorva Prashant Hiray is Ex-officio Senate member of the Pune University and he was the Secretary as well as Chairman for one year each of the Pune University Students’ Council. He founded Pharmacy College at Malegaon. For Youths’ and students’ Social, Cultural and Sports’ activities, he established a Social Organisation known as Shrishakti Sanghatana. He was actively involved in fund raising for Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj, Nashik and Smt. Pushpatai Hiray Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Malegaon. He raised funds for charitable causes like people affected by various calamities.

Mr. Apoorva Hiray is more interested in Sports and Music, Playing Cricket, Table-Tennis, Soft ball, Volley ball are his hobbies and he was selected for national teams on several occasions.

To study the educational systems in Canada, he visited various Universities in Canada. The visit was very useful, as Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir is implementing some of the schemes studied and recommended by him. More Details