Dhananjay Mahadik - Life Sketch...



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Dhananjay Mahadik (pictures) is dynamic & visionary young personality. He is single-mindedly focusing on his social mission. Born on 15th January 1972 at kolhapur, Dhananjay Mahadik had his first lessons at Oriental English School, Kolhapur and completed graduation in commerce(B.Com) at Rajarshi Shahu College. His leadership & organizational skills were evident since his childhood. He was very active class representative and also held the prestigious post as a university representative. He has always demonstrated these skills in uniting and motivating youth for some noble cause as well as in the adverse situations like natural calamities and social issues.

Shri. Dhananjay Mahadik is a keen sports person himself. In his college days he was national champion in boxing & wrestling. Still he takes keen interest in all sporting activities and is himself patron of many sports associations.

Shri. Dhananjay Mahadik is devoted to social service since more than 15 years. He has been a student leader and played the deciding role in college & university elections. This leadership skills has made him the most admirable,loved,respected youth leader in kolhapur district as well as South West Maharashtra.

He has been conferred upon leadership of various organizations, social event and project till date to name a few:


Sr. No.
Post Held
Kolhapur District Kabaddi Association.
Bhima Education Society.
Dhananjay Mahadik Yuvashakti.
Chief Promoter
Bhima Pani Puravtha Sanshta
Swadeshi Mela,Kolhapur.
Rotary Club of Karveer, Kolhapur
Dhananjay Mahadik Nature Club.
Bhima Swimming Academy.


He entered Business arena during his college days. After death of his Father Shri Bhimrao Ramchandra Mahadik, Founder - Bhima Co-op Sugar Mill, he took over the responsibility of Business and established Bhima Business Group. He has emerged as a leading Businessman owing to tremendous success of his enterprises like Chain of Petrol Pumps, Reliance Gas, Water supply units, Navbharat Trading Co., Bhima Riddhi Infotainment, Channel B, Bhima Health Zone, Bhima Swimming Academy, Bhima Food & Beverages, Bhima Builders, Adarsha Bhima Vastram and more. He is also engaged with advanced farming adopting new technologies. Today Bhima Group is providing employment for about 3000 people.

His Social Service and Leadership qualities edged him to compete in 2004 Loksabha Elections from Kolhapur constituency. He secured 3,87,600 votes with the highest voting percentage for the first time constituency (73%), which created history but he lost the poll only by minor difference. This did not stop him from helping people and solving their problems. During the disasters flood situation in the year 2005, he found his life mission and thus was born Dhananjay Mahadik Yuvashakti,an N.G.O.committed to make a difference. Dhananjay Mahadik Yuvashakti conducts various activities for the welfare of people helping them by different means His aspiration to help the needy further guided him to establish a noble project-Yuvashakti Food Bank.