To illumine the darkness among the lives of the poor and the downtrodden people of Chadchan and the surrounding border places of Maharashtra. Shri Sangameshwar Shikshna Samstha was established in the year 1951. The founder late Shri Jeevaraj Doshi himself a staunch follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his principles of uplifting the backward class people, started Shri Sangameshwar High School in 1953 with the assistance of noble persons late Sri B B Ankad, Sri S D Cholakhe, Sri R G Kulkarni, Sri M D Biradar, Sri M B Yalameli, Sri P K Lalasangi, Sri R G Avaji , Sri M J Doshi and others. Chadchan is a big village in Nagathan reserved constituency of Indi Taluka of Bijapur district. The sole aim of the Association is educating the socially backward and rural people was fulfilled with the establishment of P U College in 1971, Degree College in 1973 , Girls High School in 1980, Primary School in 1990, D. Ed College in 2005 and BCA, BSW and MCom courses were introduced in the year 2010, further PG Course MSW introduced in the year 2015.
Our new Governing Body is now headed by Dr.S R Donagaon (President), Sri S R Awaji (Vice President) and Sri V G Muttin (Hon. Secretary).
Shri Sangameshwar Arts and Commerce College was established in the year 1973, the first degree college in Indi Taluka under efficient and able administration of the first Principal G B Sajjan, himself a renowned scholar of English academician par excellence, provided a strong foundation to the college enriching all the departments aesthetically and qualitatively especially the library, the heart of the college. Commerce faculty was added in the year 1979 as a part of expansion. Prof. G B Sajjan has served the institution as principal for 16 years, Prof M M Kusur for 18 years, Prof S M Cholakhe for 4 years, Prof S G Jangamashetti for six months.
Present Principal is heralding the college with 11+15 faculty members, 12 Departments with strongly academically base. 5 Ph D holders, 5 M Phil holders, 2 members of BOS, the college boosts of a vast play ground and all infrastructural facility including Computer Lab and Language Lab. The library is spacious with large volumes and journals. The NSS and NCC,Youth Red Cross and Scouts and Guides wings have rendered excellent service by organizing University level leadership camps, Blood Donation camps, Eye camps, AIDS Awareness; Environmental Awareness programs have earned recognition by the university. The letter of appreciation sent by the Director of Collegiate Education Government of Karnataka speaks volumes about the performance of students in examination. NCC and NSS students have brought laurels to the institution by participating in RD parade and AITSC Camps held at New Delhi and Bangalore.
Still miles to go before we sleep. It is an earnest Endeavour to refine ourselves to reach we even changing concept of perfection.
Year of Estd- 15-06-1973
Affiliated to Rani Channamma University, Belagavi
UGC Section 2(f) and 12(b)- 10-03-1992
No. of Students- 1043