Shikshan Prasarak Mandal is one of the leading educational institution in Maharashtra, it was founded by Late Sahakar Maharshi Shankarrao Narayanrao Mohite- Patil in 1948. The first branch came into existence in the form of a hostel on 11th June 1948 with six students. The official establishment of  Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Akluj came on 23rd June 1948 with a motto “Tewo Sada Dnyanamaya Pradeep”, it means Let the lamp of knowledge burn forever.

The first school was opened on 1st March 1949, with very few students admitted and classes were from fifth to tenth. Now the institution is marching onward under the guidance of the patron, Hon. Vijaysinh Shankarrao Mohite Patil , President Hon. Jayasinh Mohite Patil, and Vice-President Hon. Changojirao Deshmukh. Institution built up reputation as an institutions imparting quality education all over Maharashtra. Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Akluj runs 70 educational branches including Pre-Primary, Primary , Secondary, Higher Secondary Schools, Arts, Science and Commerce Colleges, D. Pharmacy and B. Pharmacy colleges, D.Ed, B.Ed Colleges, Home Science College, Agri College etc. Now the institution has more than 32000 students pursuing education. Total teaching and non-teaching staff of the institution is more than 1200.