Shri Shivaji Education Society Karad. Board of Higher Education.

Venutai Chavan College, Karad

Arts | Commerce | Management

Affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur | NAAC Accredited as 'B' grade


Hon. Shri Yashwantraoji Chavan

Founder President - Shri Shivaji Education Society, Karad's, Board For Higher Education, Karad (1913-1984)

Former Deputy Prime Minister, Government of India

Date Accomplishment
12 March 1913 Born at Devrashtre, Dist. Sangli (Maharashtra)
1941 Passed LL.B. Participated actively in Indian Freedom Movement
1946 Elected MLA from Satara Constituency, Bombay State and
1948 Worked as Parliamentary Secretary Elected Secretary, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee
1952 to 1956 Elected MLA from Karad Constituency and Carried out Shouldered responsibility as Cabinet Minister for Civil Supply
1956 to 1960 Chief Minister of Bilingual Bombay State
1958 Elected as a member of All India Congress Working
1960 to 1962 Committee Chief Minister of Newly Established Maharashtra State
1962 to 1966 Minister for Defence, Government of India
1966 to 1970 Home Minister, Government of India
1969 Awarded D. Litt. by Kanpur University (Uttar Pradesh)
1970 to 1974 Finance Minister, Government of India
1970 Awarded D. Litt. byMarathawada University, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
1974 Awarded D.Litt. by Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
1974 to 1977 External Affairs Minister, Government of India.
1975 Honoured as Swagataddhyaksha, 51" AkhilBhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, Karad
1976 Awarded D. Litt. by Agriculture University, Parbhani(Maharashtra)
1977 to 1978 Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament
1979 to 1980 Deputy Prime Minister, Government of India
1982 to 1984 President, 8th Finance Commission, Government of India
1984 Awarded D. Litt. by Pune University, Pune (Maharashtra)
1984 Published an Autobiography “KRISHNAKATH”
25 Nov. 1984 Sad demise at New Delhi
1986 Posthumously awarded “Social Justice Award” by Ramshastri Prabhune Trust, Mahuli, Satara

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