Late Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar
Progressive Education Society was established in 1934 by Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar, prominent teachers and experts in the educational field. Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar was a freedom fighter and a member of Pune Municipal Corporation for 20 years. He was President of Pune Municipal Corporation for one year. Presently there are 53 Educational Institutes consisting of Schools, Colleges, Professional Colleges, Management Institutes, Computer Center, etc.
Late Shri. S. R. Kanitkar was the fountain head of inspiration of the persons who joined hands with him in implementing the ideas of starting a new high-school in Pune city. Progressive Education Society’s, Modern High School Pune- 411005 is one of the premier education institutions in Pune. It was established in the year 1934 by an eminent educationist Prof. S.R. Kanitkar. He was ably assisted by such young and dedicated teachers of proven excellence as Shri. V. T. Tatake, Shri. G.G. Damle and Shri. Koparkar etc.