Sanjay Ghodawat Group, a name to be reckoned with the crème de la crème has made the ‘Midas Touch’ a possibility in almost every sphere of life. The group has made enviable progress in different sectors of Renewable Energy, High-Tech Agriculture, Textiles, Flexible Packing, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Heavy Engineering,  Marble Mining and Education, FMCGs, with ventures in Star Rice , Star Mineral Water, Star Namkeen products, Star Oil, Star Atta, Star Air services, Retail Star Local Marts . Today the remarkable strength of 16000 employees stands as a witness to its fascinating tale of splendor and success. The Group’s turn over today has reached 2500 crores and aims at 8500 crores by 2027. 

It was just in the yesteryear of 2009-10 that Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat who is an industrialist, educational entrepreneur, licensed and certified pilot for helicopter , paraglider and airplanes and mechanical engineer laid the foundation stone of Sou. Sushila Danchand Ghodawat Charitable Trust’s Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes (SGI) and with the campus offering full-fledged MBA and Engineering, SG Polytechnic, SG International School, SG Junior College, SG IIT & Medical Academy and SG Administrative Services and ITI. The SG Educational Campus is spread across 165 Acres and is situated in serene atmosphere amidst idyllic hills and lush green meadows of Atigre near Kolhapur, Maharashtra State, INDIA. The campus takes the pride in having a galaxy of experienced Faculty with State-of-the-art Laboratories, Modern Workshop, Digital Library and Wi-Fi ambience, to name a few. The colossus Food Court at the Educational Campus can accommodate large number of students and offers variety of cuisines to cater to the palates of the students. It is to the credit of SG Educational Campus that just in 15 years today nearly 18000 students are studying in various disciplines from KG to Ph.D level under its auspicious aegis.  

The Educational campus came into existence drawing its inspiration from the Sanjay Ghodawat Group’s vision to bring the advantage of advanced technical learning of premier standards with the best of the infrastructure facilities to the students of rural and semi-urban background. 

Today this dream has unfolded proving miracles are possible even in our age of modernity. You can witness a sprawling campus that is replete with all the world class facilities that go on to be a silent witness to the writing on the wall, “When it comes to quality, SG educational campus works with untiring and uncompromising spirit.”  In the yesteryears Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes including the Engineering and MBA bagged the ‘A’ grade by NAAC with 3.12 CGPA and also undergone the NBA Accreditation and has got all its MBA, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering programs accredited through the NBA. The two Engineering Programs under SGI, Civil and Mechanical were re-accredited through NBA, New Delhi for next three years till 2021.

The glorious journey of Sanjay Ghodawat Group of Institutions has also paved way for the Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur. The Private University was formed in the year 2017 offering programs in School of Technology that also offers Aeronautical Engineering with other traditional technical courses, School of Commerce and Management, School of Science, School of Liberal Arts offering Journalism and Mass Communication, School of Design & Architecture and School of Pharmacy, School of Law. The University comes with the most advanced technology and infrastructure to support the teaching – learning process. It also has formulated its curriculum in tandem with the requirements of the Industry thus helping students gain an advantage in being job ready professionals and inculcate entrepreneurial spirit. The University in August 2018 received the ‘Best Emerging Private University Award’ through Navbharat Times and in 2019 it has been featured in Knowledge Review Magazine among the Top 10 Educational Institutes of the Nation, Zee Educare .  It received the Award for Best Emerging Educational Brand in Private University Category 2019. The University of the Year Award for Industry Interaction 2020 by Academic Insights Magazine. It has also been recognized in number one position by Education World for Promising Future Ready Universities, 2020. Sanjay Ghodawat University featured in the promising band in Private & Deemed University by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements, 2021. Best University for Social Contribution 2021 through ISTE, New Delhi. Sanjayji Ghodawat received the award through the Ex -Hon. Chief Minster’s hands, Uddhavji Thackeray. The University was also recognized with the University with Excellent Infrastructure & Green Campus Award 2023 by Ardon Comm 

Sanjay Ghodawat Educational Campus also houses the Sanjay Ghodawat International School with more than 5000 students studying at present.  The SG International School offers CBSE Curriculum affiliated to CBSE Board, New Delhi and for the first time in the Kolhapur – Sangli belt the IGCSE Curriculum which is affiliated to Cambridge International Examinations and also the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and American curriculum. The School gained exceptional recognition among the CBSE schools across the nation through Education World, Bangalore as it was ranked 2nd in the Maharashtra state and 1st in the District among Day Boarding and Residential CBSE Schools (Education World Survey, 2016). Recently Education Today, Bangalore ranked the SG International School as 4th in India and 1st in Maharashtra State . The International School was extended in 2017 to the city of Belagavi offering the Cambridge Curriculum from KG to grade 12. Now in 2024 the International has forayed into Pune city the educational hub of the Asian continent. The School now has presence at Mulshi, Pune where for the first time it will be offering 3 International Curricula Cambridge, IB and American. 

To explore further avenues in the education sector, SGI has also recently launched the Sanjay Ghodawat IIT & Medical Academy with its  main branch in Atigre and also extended upto 12 branches in various cities like Kolhapur, Sangli, Pune, Satara, Karad, Beed, Solapur, Ichalkaranji, Hyderabad and Latur  The IIT & Medical Academy is into specialized training classes for the Entrance Exams like Joint Entrance Exam for Engineering (JEE Mains/Advance) which has been centralized by the Government for all Engineering Colleges across the nation and also the CET Medical for entry into premier Medical Colleges in the country. The SG IIT & Medical Academy has received an overwhelming response from students around the region. Many students for the Institute have made it to the premier institutes like IITs, NITs , AIIMS and other colleges of national and international repute. One of the recent projects of the SG IIT and Medical Academy is the Sanjay Ghodawat Olympiad School with its presence in Sangli and Ichalkaranji which has undertaken the training of school students from high school under its aegis and prepares them for competitive exams in different sectors. Consecutively for the last many years the students of Olympiad School have shown their quality at the Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Competition and earned state and national level scholarships for their higher education. 

The Sanjay Ghodawat Educational campus at Atigre also hosts the Sanjay Ghodawat Junior College for classes 11 and 12 affording the choices of Science and Commerce Stream for students. The SG Junior College has received affiliation from the State Board . The special feature of the Junior College is that the students enrolling for Science Stream are trained in the lines of JEE (Mains/Advance) or Medical CET academy classes with full concentration on academic rigors. Naturally they are prepared and trained to aspire for the getting placed in one of the Premier Engineering or Medical Institutes of the nation. Even the Commerce stream students are afforded a fine balance of study rigors with co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that hone them into budding professionals.