Late. Pandharinath Patil alias ”Bhau”Marathi Shikshan Sanstha was established in pre-independence period in 1946 by a great visionary Late. Pandharinath Patil alias “Bhau”. It’s main aim is to cater to the educational movement of the rural masses. Presently, the Sanstha has spread it’s network in the entire neighboring districts. It runs 5 Primary Schools, 15 High Schools, 4 Junior Collegs, One Night School and One Senior College (Vivekanand Arts, Sardar Dalipsingh Commerce and Science College, Aurangabad). Basides this, Vivekanand Institute of Advanced Studies in Management Science & Commuications, Late. Pandharinath Patil Institute of Management Studies & Information Technology and also branch of Newport University, California are run.
The Institute of Management Studies & Information Technology was established in June 2001 by the Ex.Principal of Vivekanand College Late. Dr. G. Y. Pathrikar. It is matter of great pride that, Late. Dr. G. Y. Pathrikar, generated the idea of launching the most feasible discipline of modern days, i.e. Master of Computer Application.The last two decades have witnessed immense developments in computers and information technologies. Twenty years age there were only 50,000 computer all over the world. Now, that many are being installed every day. The rate of new technical advance in recent years has been strong and growing. The technological advances have brought computer-based data processing, word processing, on-line marketing, process monitoring, information resource-sharing and managerial decision-making to many more organization then before. Presently, the task of information processing permeates the while of each organization. The data processing departments ceases to be its autonomous part. More and more managers are turning to information services to assist their decision-marking. More and more complex systems, group decision support systems, automatic learning and diagnostic system, are being introduced every day.The world is riveted with the wave of computer techniques. The rapid expansion of computer technology and the increasing complexity of information systems generate a need for more sophisticated and effective methods of structuring information for purposes of storage, analysis and retrieval. It require information system professionals who are aware of the opportunities and challenges resulting from the application of computer technology. They should also be capable of understanding both the information needs of managers, administrators and other end-users and the information needs of designing the appropriate computer-based systems.