Bunts Sangha established in 1927 is a socio-cultural organization of Bunts community of Mumbai and endeavors to promote Socio-economic, cultural and educational aspects of its members. A community dedicated to the welfare not only of its own people but also the society at large. The Bunts Sangha Group is a pioneer in the field of education and its foray extends back to over five decades. The Sangha established two night schools for needy children as early as 1950. These night schools have produced thousands of excellent students and some of them have gone on to become distinguished industrialists, bankers, lawyers, doctors and chartered accountants. The SM Shetty School and Jr. College established in 1998 now imparts education to almost 9000 students every year.
The Bunts Sangha aptly realized the need and importance of higher education. Hence, in its Platinum jubilee celebrations in 2003 the Sangha decided to establish Higher Education Institutions for the needy students of Mumbai. The Higher Education Project Education Complex at Kurla now hosts a variety of courses like BMS, BSc.I.T., BSc. (Hospitality Studies), BMM, B.Com (Accounts & Finance) and M.Com (Advanced Accountancy & Business Management) P.G.D.M. (Finance/Marketing/H.R. ) and Jr. College (Science & Commerce) with about 2000+Students.
In the year of 2008 the Sangha has established Anna Leela-College of Commerce & Economics and Shobha Jayaram Shetty College of BMS affiliated to the University of Mumbai.