The Konkan Education society Alibag,Raigad is a leading and one of the oldest Educational Institution in Konkan region and in Maharashtra, which has been received “Adarsh Shikshan Sanstha”Award by Government of Maharashtra for remarkable work in education and social field in the Year 2002-2003 .
Many educational institutes were started in our country as an option to missionary school,the contemporary enthusiast in education from Colaba district started Colaba Students Association on 1st January 1917 with the objective to avail the facility of education in the rural area.The association started the first School at Roha on 14th November 1917. This association was named as Konkan Education Society on 26th May 1918 . The Society lighted the lamp of education at the places like Panvel , Alibag , Poynad , Revdanda etc.,
In Continuation of the march of the spreading of the education , the society celebrated "Silver Jublilee" Year on 18th December1944 in the auspicious presence of the great educationist Dr.Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
In 1977, Advocate Datta Patil became the Chairman of Konkan Education Society.
Keeping in mind the objectives of society to spread the light of education in three Districts in the Konkan region i.e. Raigad, Sindudurg & Thane ,three colleges of Arts,science &commerce, two colleges of Homeopathic medicine, one college of education ,thirty-three secondary grantable schools, ten Jr. colleges, fifty-four non-grantable schools. in these 102 educational institutions 51253 students are taking education and 2029 employed in Konkan Education Society.
Konkan Education Society is getting into 97th anniversary this year.
Now Shri Sanjay Datta Patil is Shouldering the responsibility as President of Konkan education Society along with Shri Ajit Shah as Secretary of the society.