Bhagwantrao Memorial Shikshan Sanstha Aheri is well-known and prestigious institution in the southeast part of Gachiroli District of Maharashtra State The place geographically undeveloped covered with thick forest and majority of population belongs to schedule tribe The situation where this institution set up very remote backward and far away from mainstream of social political and economical development Unemployment, illiteracy, poverty, malnutrition and child death are major problems of this area. The whole social life has been affected by old tradition myth, and superstitions and people are more sceptic conservative in their outlook The chief occupation of this area is farming which rkun not more than six months. In off season people do their traditional jobs like fishing hunting and brewing wine.
In such diverse situation of eastern part of Vidarbha region Gadchiroli district is formed in 1982 The Bhagwantrao Memorial Shikshan Sanstha emerged out in 1992 at Aheri, one of the trible Taluka of Gadchiroli District. The establishment of this institution was done by exminister Mr.Dharmarao Baba Atram, a versatile dynamic personality of Atram family is also known as Aheri Rajwada Family.
In 1992 higher education was only dream for students of this area . People were unaware about importance of education and its benefits. Dharmarao Baba Atram realized this green fact of his area with his perceptive view. His ambitious mind made him restless unless he forms the institution.
In 1992 the institution was founded with the enthusiastic flavor. Gradualy the institution has been progressed and within the span of few years period institution started numerious middle school, high school, junior college, senior college and college of education and other social services in surrounding part of its centre. The institution has curved special marks and became one of the prominent educational institutions of Gadchiroli district. For its remarkable progress and development in such a remote area, institution was awarded with the Adiwasi Seva Purskar by department of tribal development of Maharashtra State on 23rd Feb. 2004.
As the foundation stone laide by Dharmarao Baba Atram in 1992 soon its branches sprang out all over Gadchiroli district. In present condition institution has open following various branches and run regularly.
1.Bhagwantrao Arts Science College Etapalli - 01
2.Bhagwantrao College of Education Aheri - 01
3.Bhagwantrao D. T. Ed. College Ashti - 01
4.Bhagwantrao Junior College - 03
5.Bhagwantrao Ashram School & Junior Colleges - 06
6.Gondwana Sainik School Gadchiroli - 01
7.Bhagwantrao High Schools - 12
8.Bhagwantrao Primary Ashram School - 07
9.Well Equiped jimkhana Aheri - 01
10. Mobile Ambulace Service Aheri - 01
Bhagwantrao Arts Science College at Etapalli is the only one centre for higher education in Etapalli Taluka . It is the great achievement of institution. At initial stage the college did not had primary facilities. Very quickly all necessary requirements were complited. The opening of Senior College at Etapalli is a milestone in the progress of institution. Today college has its own building and large playground, separate classrooms, and library. Since the opening of College the student's strength has been growing day by day. In present condition more than 300 students are learn in this college. College also started science faculty in the session 2005 - 06 as it is the need of present moment and also demand from local students for scientific and technical competitiveness. The Arts faculty opened second section as a result of growing strength of students. The NAAC team visited to college in 2017-18 and did the assessment of the all departments and services. The college Reaccredited with grade B by NAAC in 2017-18.
The following details show the information's of various department, services, formation of committees and facilities.