Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation, Pune, is a Public Trust registered under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 with registration No. E - 672 (Pune), was established in 1980 in memory of Padmashree Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil who is a legendary figure in the history of co-operative enterprise pioneered co-operative movement as a tool for social, educational & economic upliftment of the rural masses.
To realize the visionary thoughts, to raise awareness amongst the small peasants and rural poor, through spread of technical and non-technical education, we at Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation focus on quality education through our schools/institutes and all round development of the students. Following are the institutes run by Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation, Pune:-
1. Pravara Centre for Management Research and Development, Pune,
2. Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Pune,
3. Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Nashik,
4. Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Shevgaon,
5. Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Lohegaon,
6. Little Flower School, Loni.
Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation, Pune also focuses on the following objectives:
a) Integrated Community development,
b) Teacher & Faculty development ,
c) Mental health & holistic development of the child, management & Industrial Research Academic Exchange Programme.