The Yashwantrao Chavan College is situated in an inspiring scenic location of a small village, named Halkarni of Chandgad Taluka, in Kolhapur district, Maharashtra state. Chandgad an underdeveloped taluka is situated on the tri-state border line of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa.
Yashwantrao Chavan College is the first and foremost college in the Chandgad taluka. Beginning with 250 students, now with the strength of 1300 in its twenty years life, Daulat Vishwast Sanstha was established in 1983 with the motto ‘Knowledge is Nectar’. On 9th April, 1984 Late Shri Yashwantrao Chavan laid the foundation-stone. On this auspicious occasion, great marathi writer Shri Ranjeet Desai was present.