Prof. Tanaji Jayawant Sawant is an Electrical Engineer from Government College of Engineering Karad (Maharashtra). He has started his carrier in the field of education i.e. as a lecturer in Elect. Engg. at Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Engg. Pune.
In the year of 1990 he has started construction activity by incorporating company in the name of M/s. Giriraj Promoters Private Limited. In the year of 1998 he has registered his own charitable Trust namely '' Jayawant Shikshan Prasarak Mandal''. Meanwhile in 2001 he has started his first professional Institute namely Rajarshi Shahu College of Engg. at Tathawade, Pune. He has opened six campuses in & around the Pune city & having near about 50 independent Institutes & total 58 Courses in different Institutes from 2001 to 2011. He has also established number of primary, secondary and higher secondary schools in Pune District.
Being member of farmer family, he has knowledge of problems faced by farmers and keeping all those things in mind he has entered into agricultural industrial activity in the year of 2006-07. He has started his activity with the name & style of “Bhairavnath Sugar Works Limited”. Under this activity he has started a sugar factory at Sonari, Tal. Paranda, Dist. Osmanabad (Unit I) & at Vihal, Tal. Karamala, Dist. Solapur (Unit II) both are at Maharashtra.
He has also entered into Collaboration Agreement in 2013 for running sugar factory with Shivshakti Shetkari Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd, Washi, Dist. Osmanabad (Unit IV) having installed capacity of 1250 TCD in 2012-13. He has also started one more unit at Lavangi, Tal. Mangalvedha, Dist. Solapur, (Unit III) during the year 2013-14.
Now the Bhairavnath Sugar Works Limited, the pioneers in manufacturing of sugar and allied products. In addition to sugar manufacturing, the company also has facility for co-generation at its Sonari, Vihal and Lavangi Plants.
Mr. Tanaji Sawant believed that rural upliftment is necessary for the development of the nation and the poor section of the society. He has a dream to help the farmers and their children’s, so he thought to start a co-operative bank. He thought to keep the money of farmers safe and to open the few doors of job to their children, so that he established “Jayawant Multi-State Co-Operative Society”.