Marathwada Sanskritik Mandal (MSM) was established in 1962 for the promotion of the Physical Education, Sports and Culture in Marathwada region. The Founder President of Marathwada Sanskritik Mandal was Late Major Shri Ramchandra Gopal Salvi, the then Commissioner of Marathwada. It is located near Khadkeshwar Temple a divine place of God of Mahadeva. The infrastructure was named ‘Sanskriti’ means culture and aimed to safeguard the traditional arts and the awareness of health among the youth. For nurturing these activities Marathwada Sanskritik Mandal created open air theatre, Athletic Stadium, Cricket Ground, Basketball Court, Gymnastics Hall, Badminton Hall and Table Tennis, Multi-gym etc.
Late Major Shri R. G. Salvi, also Secretary for Sports and Education Ministry along with Late Shri. D. G. Wakharkar, Director of Sports and Youth Services, Maharashtra State established Physical Education College at Marathwada Sanskritik Mandal for the development of sports in Marathwada region through quality physical education teachers. Today the Marathwada Sanskritik Mandal has received its identity through the College of Physical Education (First bifocal course in Bachelor of Physical Education) in Maharashtra and recognized gymnastics center which has produced 16 Chhatrapati awardees (Prestigious State Government Sports Award) and around 20 international and unlimited national and university medalists.
The college established in the year 1972. The first batch of 1972-73 started with 70 students enrolled. The first principal of the college was Late Shri. D. G. Wakharkar. Today we are proud to declare 39 regular B. P. Ed. batches along with B. P. Ed. Vacation batches from 1977-78 and regular M. P. Ed. Batches from 1979-80. Today we also have research center where around 40 students enroll for Ph. D. The college is having complete facilities related to sports, library, laboratory, hostels for boys and girls, etc.