Maharshi karve Stree Shikshan Samstha was founded in 1896. The institution was founded by Prof. D. K. Karve. The institution, in all its 119 years of existence, has worked towards its prime goal of empowering the women through the means of the best education. The institution has a century-old history of dedicated efforts in enabling the women to become educated and self-reliant. The visionary professor established this institution with the aims of uplifting, liberating and educating women, who were a major part of the socially oppressed people. The institution, in todayâ€™s date and time, has diversified branches all across Maharashtra and is providing high-quality education to over 25,000 girl students. The institution has around 62 running education and other units at various places, meant for women and girl students only.