The Chhatrapati Shahu Institute of Business Education and Research Trust, was established in 1976 by Dr. A. D. Shinde, a practicing Chartered Accountant and Professor of Accountancy and Taxation under the able guidance of Late Padmabhooshan Vasantraodada Patil, Ex. Chief Minister, Maharashtra State, with active support of Late Shri. Sripatrao Bondre, Ex. Minister Maharashtra State. Dr. Anandrao Dinkarrao Shinde, an eminent renowned Chartered Accountant of Kolhapur was born on 14th October, 1934, in very small village Kasaba Nool in Taluka Gandhingalaj, District Kolhapur (Maharashtra). During his career as a teacher he was associated with the Shivaji University, Kolhapur and with a number of academic bodies and served the cause of commerce education as Dean Faculty of Commerce for a period not less than 12 years.