Welcome To Smt. Shakuntalabai Dhabekar Mahavidyalaya

President Janata Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Barshi-Takali Dist-Akola

Shri. Sunil Patil Dhabekar


Town- Karanja Lad is a city and a municipal council in Washim district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Karanja is also known as Karanja Lad and mainly referred to as such. The town is named after Saint Karanj. Karanja is a holy place for Hindus,Muslims and Jains. It is the birthplace of Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj, believed to be the 2nd incarnation of Lord Dattatreya.

There is a large lake in Karanja Lad, known as "Rishi Talao". The town was looted twice by the famous Maratha sardar Prataprao Gujar on the order of the then sole sovereign Hindu King, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Karanja was ruled by Nawab Subhan Khan, whose "mahal" is currently used as a Municipal Council Office. His Godowns is used as the Karanja police station. He has built a lot of structures around Karanja Lad. He constructed a wall and four doors around Karanja, namely the Delhi Gate, the Darwha Gate, the Mangrul Gate and the Poha Gate. His name and period of ruling is embossed on the Municipal Office, all gates and all structures erected by him.

PRINCIPAL Smt. Shakuntalabai Dhabekar Mahavidyalaya

Dr. Subhash Gawai

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.(Political Science)

Mission - Committed to the creation of a self-reliant centre of excellence that imparts knowledge and develops the right values, attitudes and skills oriented quality consciousness, to produce ideal citizens for strong nation building.


  1. To create a self-reliant centre of excellence.
  2. To impart knowledge and to develop the right values, attitudes and skills, stressing quality consciousness.
  3. To strive to produce ideal citizens for the welfare of nation.
  4. To create the citizens with social responsibility.

Vision - Holistic development of the student into a responsible, morally upright citizen capable of thinking, learning and striving for national development.