From the Academic year 2009-2010 Deccan Education Society, Pune established Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj College of Agri-Business Management at Sangli for offering a new four year Degree programme in the field of Agri-Business Management. The College is being run by the Deccan Education Society, Pune and is affiliated to the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri & recognised by Maharashtra Council of Agri. Education & Research (MCAER), Pune (Mh.).
Vishrambag situated on the outskirts of Sangli, had already started developing as a hub of educational institutions, with Deccan Education Society's Willingdon College set up way back in the year 1919, Walchand College of Engineering, set up in 1947 and Chintamanrao College Of Commerce in 1960. A gap was identified for an institution rendering agricultural education. Hence, it was decided to establish an Agri. Business Management college by Deccan Education Society, Pune. Our college has full of educational environment.
B. Sc.(Hons) ABM is a four years full time degree course. In which students learn about the Agril. Marketing, Agri. Business Management and Agril. Economics, which are the major courses and all the courses conducted at B.Sc. (Agri.), as minor courses. In 2012-13 we have started Experiential Learning Programme and Inplant training programme, for final year students, in which students are placed in different companies to get practical knowledge and experience about Agril. Marketing and Processing. In year 2013-14, we move towards first batch, which will complete BBA Agri. course successfully. Our students actively participate in other activities such as seminars, sports, blood donation camps and volunteers in Agri Exhibitions, NSS, Cultural activities etc.
RCSM college of ABM also conducts different courses of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University and Nursery Development and Garden Management (NDGM) courses. YCMOU offers four year degree course leading to degree in B.Sc. Agri. and B.Sc. (Hort). Also NDGM furnish the knowledge about plantation of nursery and development of garden, which is one year programme.