Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) was promoted by the Department of Higher and Technical Education (H & TE), Government of Maharashtra (GoM), India and was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956.
MKCL commenced its business operations in April 2002 over the entire state of Maharashtra ( the most industrialized state in India admeasuring about 300,000 sq. km. and having a population exceeding 100 million) and in a span of seventeen years it has emerged as a high-tech and high-touch initiative focused on design, development, and delivery of innovative eLearning, eGovernance, and empowerment technologies, solutions, and services to its ever-growing base of millions of customers in public at large, Universities, Governments, and Communities.
In order to make the capabilities of MKCL available to all the departments of the Government of Maharashtra, governmental coordination of the affairs of the company has been handed over from January 05, 2018, to the General Administration Department (GAD) from the Department of Higher & Technical Education. Subsequently, it was allocated to the Directorate of Information Technology under GAD.