Dr. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil
Karmaveer founded Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara. He opened a boarding house at Kale in Karad tehsil of Satara district in 1919. It was an informal beginning of the Sanstha. He was a great social reformer. He was a pragmatic philosopher, humanitarian and above all a champion of the masses. He started his mass education movement in 1920. He breathed his last on 9th May 1959 at Sasoon Hospital, Pune.
Hon. Annasaheb Awate
He was born in a family of a farmer on January 28, 1909 at Mahalunge Padwal. He was the president of Pune District Local Board in 1940. He took active part in ‘Quit India’ Movement as a freedom fighter. He formed Pune Zilla Shikshan Mandal and started 400 voluntary schools. He also extended his heartfelt co-operation to Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil. He was elected twice as MLA in 1952 and 1962 general elections. It was his long cherished desire to start a college at Manchar.
Hon. Babu Genu Said
He hailed from Mahalunge Padwal. He laid his life for Swadeshi Movement during freedom struggle. As a part of a boycott movement at Bombay, he attempted to stop a truck loaded with foreign clothes. The truck ran over him. Thus he died a martyr. The science wing of the College was named after him in his memory.