The spiritual and creative force behind this sanstha is Ex-member of legislative assembly Hon. Mr. L.S. Kom for the enlistment of the Adivasi Community and poverty stricken people , he put faith in work and try to unlock the cupboards of knowledge and discipline due to certain restrictions imposed upon them by the socio, political and environment circumstance. The fact is that today the sanstha imparts knowledge from K.G. to Bachelor’s Degree.
Comrade Godavari Shamrao Parulekar College of Arts, Talasari established in June 1994. It is situated in the remote adivasi belt of Thane region in Maharashtra and caters to the academic needs of the backward tribal community. Our mission is to provide value based higher education along with a wide range of professional and vocational courses so as to enable he local community meet their socio-economic needs. We are happy that this also helps in the empowerment of women through higher education as almost 50% of our student strength comprises girls. Our College has gradually evolved from a single faculty undergraduate level institution. In absences of that we have started the distance education through the Open University and started Arts, Commerce UG level courses as well Bachelor of Library and Information Science Course to the students of this area.