Saraswati Mandir Sanstha (Established in 1920) is one of the pioneering Educational Society established by Veteran Freedom Fighters in early 20th Century. It runs many Institutions since last 87 years & provides Educational facilities from Pre-Primary to Post Graduate level. It is recognized as an Autonomous, Non Profit making Educational Society & is registered vide Reg. No 292 Under the Societies Registration Act 1860 & Reg. No F-81, under the Bombay Public Trust Act.
Presently Two of its Institutes are affiliated to University of Pune. L.K. PHATAK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT (LKPITM) (PGDBM, MBS, PGDCA ,MCM, PGDMM, MPM Courses) SMN COLLEGE OF COMMERCE & ARTS (SMNCCA) (B.Com, M.Com, B.A.& BBA Courses)
L.K.PHATAK INSTITUTE is established in the year 2000. Institute was inaugurated at the hands of Hon. Shri Dilip Valse Patil the Minister of Higher & Technical Education, Govt. Of Maharashtra in July 2000. The Institute has consistently achieved best results in the University Exams since 2000. In these years Institute has added a variety of Courses in Computers & Management. Presently the Institute offers Postgraduate Diplomas in Computer, Management & Marketing. Institute also offers Masters Degree Courses in Computer & Management Science. Following courses of University of Pune are run by the Institute – MCM, PGDCA, PGDCM, MBS, PGDBM, PGDMM, PGDT.
The Institute has started new program Industrial Readyness Initiatives & Systems (IRIS) to prepare the M.C.M. & PGDCA students as per the industrial requirements. During this program students will go through personality development, English speaking skills, Aptitude Test preparation & acquiring domain knowledge. Various seminars and lectures delivered by corporate executives from IT Industry are arranged for these students to provide them practical details of working of IT companies.