Shri. Saraswati Vidya Prasarak Mandal's
NAAC Accredited B+ ( 3rd Cycle )
Affiliated to Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon


Late. Motibhau Kapurchandaji Kotecha

Our Founder :- 

Late Hon. Shri Motibhau
Kapurchandji Kotecha

Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time.

Late Motibhau Kotecha, the Founder President of Shri. SaraswatiVidyaPrasarak Mandal was born on 7th April 1945 in the village, Devulgaonmali, Dist.-Buldhana (MS) in a farmer’s family. His father being a land lord was generous by nature. He owned big land. Those who came to him, he would donate the land. The family had no business background. Primary education of Motibhau was completed in native place. Due to philanthropic approach of his father, the family then faced financial problems. Bhau, being a school boy had strong desire for education. Therefore, he was shifted to Bhusawal. He completed his S.S.C. from New English School, Bhusawal. He went to Dhule for higher education. There from Government Engineering College, he secured B.E. (Civil) degree and accepted job for the time being in ZilhaParishad.

He started construction business in year 1971. In the beginning, he struggled but he knew failure is the first step to success and accordingly continued his attempts. He was self motivated with passion to succeed. He opened his small office in front of OswalPanchayati Wada. Gradually he extended his business and accepted contracts from out of Maharashtra since 1984. Bohra Water Resource was his first completed project. Then after, he completed many minor & major projectsregarding irrigation.

Motibhau was well-known not only for his technical abilities but also for his people oriented approach. Motibhau a businessman has his heart for Literature and Arts also. He promoted the play “Tanmajori” by providing financial assistance to famous theatre artist- Nana Patekar. Being kind hearted, Bhau wanted to help needy, deprived and poor people by offering financial support. Therefore, this man with foresight started “Kapurchand Kotecha Urban Co-operative Credit Society at Bhusawal. He was lover of arts. He founded Mahavir Krupa Educational, Cultural, and Sports Academy. He was the Founder President of this organization. This academy arrange series of lectures by renowned personalities every year from 11th to 13th January, Now it has been so famous that people await eagerly for this knowledgeable feast.

Motibhau Kotecha had philosophic base. He knew the importance of meditation in human life. He and his wife-Smt.Padamabhabhiji Kotecha developed VipashyanaSadhana Center in Shantinagar, Bhusawal. It is located in peaceful surrounding of about 2,000 sq.fit area. Today hundreds of followers are taking the advantage of this facility. Motibhau Kotecha was a visionary person. It was his dream to open an institution for educating girls. He had genuine desire to uplift and to empower the poor sections of the society, particularly women. So in 1984 he establilised Shri SaraswatiVidyaPrasarak Mandal, Bhusawal. It runs Pre-primary, Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary, U.G and P.G sections. Smt. P. K. Kotecha Mahila Mahavidyalaya caters value based quality higher education to girls. It is now fast growing educational hub and has achieved the reputation of a leading institution. It has over the years blossomed into a flowering centre of learning for girl students. It has played a crucial role in creating healthy, disciplined environment for the women who come from suburb and rural areas, having different social, religious and economic backgrounds. Many more students of this institution have secured their ranks in university merit list. For the overall development of the students NSS, curricular, extracurricular, cultural activities are organized.

Hon. Motibhau deserves special regards for building such a healthy institution with real academic, social and cultural ambience. He got married on 13th July 1972 with Padamabhabhiji. Bhartiya Jain Sanghatana took a note of the works of this couple and honored Bhau as “Samajshiromani”. It was conferred on him on 26th Nov. 1999 in the presence of thousands of the people. In 2004 he was given “Bhusawal Navaratna” puraskar by Jesis Club, Bhusawal. He donated lakhs of rupees as a relief fund to the earthquake affected people at Bhooj, Gujarat.

Bhau, a man of strong desire, had a heart trouble. On 7th of August 1992 he went through bypass surgery. It prolonged his life span till 26th of May 2006. It was Friday, he passed away never to return. Once again he suffered a severe heart attack. After the death as per his will, his eyes were donated.

There is in each of us so much goodness that if you could see its glow, it would light the world. Those who love deeply never grow old. They may die of old age but they die young. No matter what Motibhau’s age or his condition, his dreams are renewable whether he was 61 or 67 he is a lifetime ahead of us.

“Bhau, you are not alone. We are all connected. You could no more separate yourself from humanity than a wave could separate itself from the ocean and still be a wave.”


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