Narmada Education Society was formed in 1946-47 in Hoshangabad.
The main objective of founding the society was to bring about a qualitative and overall developmental change at the educational level in Hoshangabad district. The society was formally registered on 11th April, 1946. Various schools were established in Hoshangabad district from time to time. Many opportunities at education level were also provided at school and college level in and around Hoshangabad town, in the 67 years of existence of the society.

The then founder and chairman of the committee, Late Shri Ramlal Sharma,
who with his visionary out look and his understanding for the need of quality education made an effort along with his peers and colleagues to make a small beginning. The first step towards this vision, was the establishment of Narmada College, Hoshangabad in the year 1954.The aim of the committee is to fill the gap of shortage of qualified teacher,to improve the quality of shortage of qualified teachers and to improve the overall quality of education.
This society is still successfully managed by Shri Arun Sharma
Following middle and higher secondary schools and colleges are run successfully by the society at the rural and urban level in the district:

1. N.E.S. College of Education, Hoshangasbad.
2. Seth Nanhelal Ghasiram, Higher secondary School, Dolariya.
3. I.E.M. Middile School, Sawalkheda.
4. I.E.M. Middile School, Bhairopur.
5. I.E.M. Middile School, Sangakheda khurd.
6. Seth Nanhelal Ghasiram, Higher secondary School, Tikhad.
7. Seth Nanhelal Ghasiram, Higher secondary School, Sangakheda khurd.
College is touching new heights with the foresighted and measured approach of Shri Bhawani Shankar Sharma.
Many activities in the social arena are organized by the society from time to time. The most prominent ones in which the society plays an important role are, adult education, literacy, environment, eye care camps and other cultural and social programmes.