BharatiVidyapeeth is a group of higher educational institutions, established in Pune in 1964 by PatangraoKadam, to bring about intellectual awakening of people through the spread of education and to prepare human resources needed for all round development, particularly economic, of the country.
Today, BharatiVidyapeeth has campuses in New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Kolhapur, Sangli, Karad, Satara, and Panchgani and elsewhere .It is probably the only organization from Maharashtra having its campus in the capital city of India. Its schools and colleges have dotted rural areas and even the remotest tribal and coastal areas of Maharashtra.
The corporate office of BharatiVidyapeeth is located in f Deccan Gymkhana in the city of Pune. Its 10 storied building, once the tallest in Pune, is a landmark of the city.There are two campus of the university in Pune: the Katraj (Dhankawadi), and Dhankawadi campuses The Katraj campus is the prime campus of BVDU and is spread across 85 acres of land, It houses 24 colleges of various disciplines major among them are the Medical College, Dental College, & College Of Engineering Pune, This campus has a fully developed football and sports ground of 5 acres, It also houses the Bharati Hospital, and an Ayurved and Homeopathic Hospital, There are Hostels on campus for students, canteens, an ATM centre, Bharati Bank Branch, 24 hrs open Medical Store, Mess facility and the campus is a well maintained environment friendly green campus.