Medha is situated on bank of the Venna River, 24 K.M. west of Satara and 28 K.M. West of Mahableshwar, is a small town. The village is on the Satara-Mahableshwar road. Medha, the small town is locked in the hilly and remote area of Jawali Tehsil of Satara district. It is popular for production of various types of rice. This crop is monoculture. There is a beautiful temple of the god “Bhairavnath” at the heart of Medha. The place is developed in various fields like education, agriculture, etc.
"Jaywant Pratishthan" was established in Humgaon village on 7th Nov. 2000 with its motto ‘Udhyominahi Siddhanti: karyani na manorathe’. Its Senior College was established in June 2002 with 106 students of B.A. and B.Com. I. Our Science faculty also added in the year 2012. This college opened the doors of education to the students of Medha and its adjoining villages. The college is giving quality & value based education to the rural student through its curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular programmes, the college and staff has been honestly trying to embrace advanced education, information and communication technology, art, culture and sports and trying to harness the human potential in the process of nation building. Since its inception, the college has been trying to translate its vision and mission into action. Its dedicated, far seeing and transparent management, its research oriented qualified faculty, student centered teaching-learning process and thrust on ICT as well as its outreach programmes have helped to satisfy, the vision and mission.
The practice of serving the society as a faithful and friendly social partner is being observed through its variety of extension activities such as workshops, medicinal camps, awareness programmes with respect to health, hygiene, AIDS, law, entrepreneurship and others. The institute is taking care for developmental needs and has developed new building, sports ground, furniture, library and information center, and much more with regard to its curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Hence, we would like to say that our college is trying best for all around development of students.