Important Events (Kulaguru Shri Dadasaheb Ketkar)

Year Important Events
1906 to 1909    Worked in Rashtriya Vidyagriha of Shri Babasaheb Paranjpe at
   Yavatmal on the advice of Honourable Dadasaheb Khaparde .
1909    Editor of ‘ Rashtramat’.
November 1909    Joined PVG established in May 1909.
1913    Started Shriram Library - free of cost .
1914    Instituted Rashtriya Pathshala to follow Lokmnaya Tilak ’s four fold
   program.
8th February 1915    Opened a shop of Swadeshi goods
19th July 1915    Mahatma Gandhi visited the institution and expressed satisfaction.
29th November 1917    Lokmanya Tilak visited the institution and gave blessings.
23 rd March 1918    Laid foundation stone of a school at Chinchwad branch.
12 th June 1918    Inauguration of the school at Chinchwad at the hand of Mahatma
   Gandhi.
1918    Married Ahilya Damodar Chitale from Limbgoa ( District – Satara) .
March 1921    Established Maharashtra Vidyalaya - in charge Dr. Annasaheb Khair.
1926    Drew a plan to give industrial education to students.
17 th May 1926    Set up Nasik Branch as well as sanitorium at Mhasrul.
15 th April 1929    Purchased ‘ Loksangraha Works’ and built 3 shades for the hostel .
1936    Purchased ‘ Maharashtra Vidyalaya received approval from
   MumbaiUniversity
8 th September 1936    Death of Mrs. Ramabai Ketkar,his wife .
8 th December 1936    Shri Babasheb Ghorpade from Ichalkaranji feliciated Dadasaheb
  and sold his ‘Parvati Garden’ at a lower price to Dadasaheb .
6 th December 1939    PVG got registered .
August 1947    Published a magazine called Progress of Education.
31 st January 1948    Lokasangraha Works was charred to coal in riots after an
   assassination of Mahatma Gandhi .