stablished in 1970, the Mahatma Education Society embarked upon its mission of “Education for All”. The vision, dedication, global outlook, tenacious struggle and indomitable spirit of the Chairman and C.E.O. Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai and the untiring energy of the Secretary, Dr. Daphne Pillai have created Mahatma Education Society, a vast educational organisation, spread over six campuses at Chembur, New Panvel, Borivali and Rasayani.
The Mahatma Education Society now manages 48 educational institutions providing globally approved and affiliated education from KG to PG. Mahatma Education Society conducts a gamut of undergraduate and post graduate courses in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Teachers Training, Arts, Science and Commerce. The Society boasts of an enormous strength of 4,800 teachers and 1,500 non-teaching staff delivering world-class education to more than 35,000 students.
Dr. Pillai Global Academy (DPGA) affiliated to the Cambridge International Examination (CIE) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a visionary international school that ably addresses the needs of the current generation. Learners are encouraged to engage deeply with a wide variety of subjects, using excellent resources which is taught by highly trained and experienced faculty.
The stimulating curriculum at DPGA in New Panvel and Borivali, begins from the foundation of core subjects and ends with practical, career-oriented and cross-curricular perspectives.
The Cambridge curriculum develops and hones creative thinking and problem solving skills, rational enquiry and positive attitude. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study, making students eligible for universities in India and abroad.
DPGA is committed to a holistic education based on new generation academics that creates not just powerful global career options, but also empowers students to become key contributors to the community and environment in which they live. DPGA strives to achieve nation building through character building and mentoring.
The Cambridge IGCSE and A Level Certificates and IBDP are recognised by leading universities and employers around the world as evidence of academic ability.
Education is imparted at Dr. Pillai Global Academy through hands-on learning. In fact, learning is not externally imposed; rather self-learning is promoted through the use of multimedia instructions, flexible seating arrangements, dedicated subject rooms, and career-oriented subject selection options from Grade 9 onwards.
Students have opportunities to organise events such as educational trips within India and abroad, morning assemblies and celebrations, which help them develop organisational skills and leadership qualities from a very young age.
DPGA is known for its internationally trained faculty, world class infrastructure, state-of-the art laboratories, well stocked libraries, computer centre with internet connectivity for all, cafeteria, in-house swimming pool and facilities for a variety of indoor and outdoor sports, including the astroturf sports field.
Students are given the freedom to think independently and be aware of their own strengths and weaknesses, which teaches them to balance academic, curricular and extracurricular activities harmoniously. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.dpgagorai.ac.in (Gorai) www.dpgapanvel.ac.in (New Panvel) www.mes.ac.in
Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel Building
(L-R) DPGA Principal, Sir Leszek Borysiewiez and Michael O’Sullivan