Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) was promoted by the Department of Higher and Technical Education (H & TE), Government of Maharashtra (GoM), India and was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956.
In order to make the capabilities of MKCL available to all the Departments of Government of Maharashtra, governmental coordination of the affairs of the company has been handed over from January 05, 2018 to the General Administration Department (GAD) from Department of Higher & Technical Education.
MKCL commenced its business operations in April 2002 over the entire state of Maharashtra (the most industrialized state in India admeasuring about 300,000 sq. km. and having the population exceeding 100 million) and in last two decades it has emerged as a high-tech and high-touch initiative focused on design, development and delivery of innovative eLearning, eGovernance, and eEmpowerment technologies, solutions and services to its ever growing base of millions of customers in public at large, Universities, Governments, and Communities.
Dr. Anil Kakodkar Independent Director
Dr. Deepak Phatak Independent Director
Dr. Rajaram Deshmukh Independent Director
Dr. Anant Sardeshmukh Independent Director
Dr. Charudatta Mayee Independent Director
Mr. Girish Sohani Independent Director
Prof. E. Vayunandan University Representative
Prof. Suhas Pednekar University Representative
Mr. S. V.R. Srinivas Government Nominee
Ms. Abha Shukla Government Nominee
Ms. Veena Kamath Managing Director
The founders conceived a unique identity of MKCL as a fast-track IT enabler and a complimenting and supplementing partner of the Universities, Government and communities for the fulfillment of the new and growing aspirations of students in particular and people in general in the emerging knowledge society and knowledge-led economy of the twenty-first century.
MKCL’s transformative agenda driven by its well-defined vision and mission is implemented by organizing its functions under various autonomous programs and allocating resources to them. They enjoy reasonable autonomy in their functioning. However, they maintain strong collaborative relationship and complementarity among themselves for the overall benefit of all stakeholders.
During last 19 years, more than 15 Million (1.5 crore) Learners have registered themselves for this course and have become smart users of IT.