D. K. Bhave Damodar Krishna Bhave was born in 1889 in Miraj, Maharashtra, in a financially poor family. He went to Miraj High School (stood first in his matric class), Fergusson College, and then the Engineering College in Pune (Civil Engineering 1910). He started a job, but he wanted to pursue higher education. After taking loans (Hindu Education Fund and others) supplemented by his own savings, he went to Edinburgh, UK, and received his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Special Distinction. While working there as an Assistant Engineer for 18 months, he studied at night at the Edinburgh University and earned his MA in Logic and Mathematics. He returned to India, repaid his loans, and held several high level jobs including the Municipal Commissioner of Indore. Education was his passion.
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