About Us

Saraswati Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., better known as the publishers of the largest selling Marathi publication “Shri Mahalaxmi Dinadarshika” is the flagship company of the Shirke Group. We are proud to have a strong base of nearly 5 million satisfied customers who use our calendars daily.

Based in Kolhapur and having presence across Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, we have sales offices and depots at Pune, Mumbai and Ratnagiri.

Premier Printers and Premier Power Press, the other companies established by Shirke Group do the job of printing and binding of “Shri Mahalaxmi Calendars”. Both these companies also do commercial jobs like printing, publishing and are now even serving the growing needs of packaging industry. Every year we have been supplying more than 5 million copies of text books to Maharashtra State Education Board.

All the activities are centrally managed from our corporate office located at “1079, Kh-2, First Floor, Vasant Plaza Commercial Complex, Rajaram Road, Kolhapur – 416007, India”. Members of the Shirke family, who happen to be the members of the board of directors, and partners in the companies of the group actively, participate in day to day functioning of all the activities.