Dnyan Vikas Sanstha was established in the year 1987 to promote the noble cause of education for the downtrodden sections of the society in the fast growing city of Navi Mumbai and its surroundings. The trustees of the Sanstha belong to peasants’ family. The Trust started its academic services by establishing a school in 1987, predominantly in Marathi medium, which subsequently led to the establishment of English medium school. In 1998, the trust established a Junior college in Commerce stream. To cater to the higher education needs of locals, the Trust took a bold step to establish a degree college in 2007 which was later extended to postgraduate level in 2013. The Trust aims to make higher education available at an affordable cost to the needy and underprivileged section. This is in perfect tune with the vision and mission of the institution. The journey continued with the establishment of D.Ed. College in 2011.
In order to cater to higher educational requirements of working classes, the College started Centre for offering B.Com. and B.A. Course of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University in the year 2005.
The College offers a number of Add-on Courses and Certificate Courses sponsored by government agencies to bring about professional development of students and provide them job opportunities.
A number of intra-college cultural and sports activities are organised to bring about all round development of its students. Students are also encouraged to participate in inter-collegiate sports and cultural events.