Ministry of School Education, Government of Maharashtra
मंत्रालय शालेय शिक्षण विभाग, महाराष्ट्र शासन
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Ministry overview
JurisdictionIndia Maharashtra
HeadquartersMantralay, Mumbai
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executive
  • Vandana Krishn (IAS)
Parent departmentGovernment of Maharashtra
Websiteeducation.maharashtra.gov.in

The Ministry of School Education is a ministry of the Government of Maharashtra. It is responsible for designing and implementing education related policies in the state Maharashtra.[1]

The Ministry is headed by a cabinet level minister. Varsha Gaikwad is current Minister of School Education.[2]

Head office

Minister of School Education
मंत्री शालेय शिक्षण विभाग
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Incumbent
Varsha Gaikwad

since 30 December 2019
Ministry of School Education (Maharashtra)
StyleThe Honourable
AbbreviationCabinet Minister
Member ofState Cabinet
Reports toChief Minister,
Maharashtra Legislature
SeatMantralaya, Mumbai
AppointerGovernor on the advice of the
Chief Minister
Term length5 years
Precursor (2017- 2019)
Inaugural holder (1960-1962)
Formation1 May 1960
Deputy

List of Cabinet Ministers

No Name Party Term of office Ministry Chief minister
1 Shantilal Shah INC 1 May 1960 - 8 March 1962 -
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Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan
2 8 March 1962 - 19 November 1962 Second Yashwantrao Chavan ministry (Maharashtra)
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Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan
3 Vasantrao Naik 20 November 1962 - 24 November 1963 - Marotrao Kannamwar
4 S. K. Wankhede 25 November 1963 - 4 December 1963 - P. K. Sawant
5 Balasaheb Desai 5 December 1963 - 1 March 1967 - Vasantrao Naik
6 M. D. Choudhari 1 March 1967 - 13 March 1972 - Vasantrao Naik
7 A. R. Antulay 13 March 1972 - 20 February 1975 Third Vasantrao Naik ministry Vasantrao Naik
8 Prabha Rau 21 February 1975 - 16 April 1977 First Shankarrao Chavan ministry
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Shankarrao Chavan
9 Pratibha Patil 17 April 1977 - 6 March 1978 First Vasantdada Patil ministry
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Vasantdada Patil
10 Baliram Waman Hiray INC (I) 7 March 1978 - 18 July 1978 Second Vasantdada Patil ministry
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Vasantdada Patil
11 Arjunrao Kasture INC (S) 18 July 1978 - 18 February 1980 First Pawar ministry
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Sharad Pawar
12 Baliram Waman Hiray INC 9 June 1980 - 12 January 1982 Antulay ministry Abdul Rehman Antulay
13 Smt.Sharadchandrika Suresh Patil 13 January 1982 - 1 February 1983 Bhosale ministry Babasaheb Bhosale
14 Sudhakarrao Naik 7 February 1983 - 5 March 1985 Third Vasantdada Patil ministry
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Vasantdada Patil
15 Sushilkumar Shinde 12 March 1985 - 1 June 1985 Fourth Vasantdada Patil ministry
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Vasantdada Patil
16 Ram Meghe 4 June 1985 - 6 March 1986 Nilangekar ministry Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar
17 Ram Meghe 12 March 1986 - 26 June 1988 Second Shankarrao Chavan ministry
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Shankarrao Chavan
18 Kamal Kishore Kadam 26 June 1988 - 3 March 1990 Second Pawar ministry
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Sharad Pawar
19 Vilasrao Deshmukh 4 March 1990 - 24 June 1991 Third Pawar ministry
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Sharad Pawar
20 Anantrao Thopate 28 June 1991 - 22 February 1993 Sudhakarrao Naik ministry Sudhakarrao Naik
21 Salim Zakaria 6 March 1993 - 14 March 1995 Fourth Pawar ministry
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Sharad Pawar
22 Sudhir Joshi SHS 14 March 1995 - 31 January 1999 Manohar Joshi ministry Manohar Joshi
23 Sudhir Joshi 1 February 1999 - 17 October 1999 Narayn Rane Ministry
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Narayan Rane
24 Ramkrishna More INC 27 October 1999 - 16 January 2003 First Deshmukh ministry
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Vilasrao Deshmukh
25 Ashok Chavan 18 January 2003 - 19 October 2004 Sushilkumar Shinde ministry
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Sushilkumar Shinde
26 Vasant Purke 1 November 2004 - 4 December 2008 Second Deshmukh ministry
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Vilasrao Deshmukh
27 Patangrao Kadam 8 December 2008 - 6 November 2009 First Ashok Chavan ministry
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Ashok Chavan
28 Balasaheb Thorat 7 November 2009 - 10 November 2010 Second Ashok Chavan ministry
29 Rajendra Darda 11 November 2010 - 26 September 2014 Prithviraj Chavan ministry
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Prithviraj Chavan
30 Vinod Tawde BJP 31 October 2014 - 19 September 2017 Devendra Fadanvis Ministry
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Devendra Fadnavis
31 Ashish Shelar 19 September 2017 - 8 November 2019
32 Balasaheb Thorat
(Acting)
INC 28 November 2019 - 30 December 2019 Uddhav Thackrey Ministry
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Uddhav Thackeray
33 Varsha Gaikwad 30 December 2019 - Incumbent

List of Ministers of State

No Name Party Term_of_office Ministry Alliance Chief minister
1 Omprakash_Babarao_Kadu PJP & SHS 30 December 2019 - Incumbent Uddhav Thackrey Ministry
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Uddhav Thackeray

List of Principal Secretary

See All Ministry

Departments

Various departs come under ministry of education.

  1. Institute of Vocational Guidance
  2. State Science Institute, Nagpur
  3. State Education Technology Cell
  4. State Institute of English Study
  5. District Institute of Education & Training (DIET)

References

  1. ^ "School". education.maharashtra.gov.in. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  2. ^ "Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad tests positive, admitted to Breach Candy hospital". The Indian Express. 2020-09-23. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  3. ^ Swati Shinde (Nov 8, 2016). "Balbharati reduced to printing bureau | Pune News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  4. ^ "Maharashtra State Council of Educational Research and Training". www.mscepune.in. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  5. ^ "Maharashtra State Council of Examination". mscepune.in. Retrieved 2021-06-26.