Dr D Y Patil, a Padmashree recipient, and former Governor of the Indian States of Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal is the founder of the D Y Patil Group. In the realm of Education and Healthcare in the state of Maharashtra, one name stands out like a shining beacon, that of Padmashree Dr D Y Patil. His vision, dedication and passion have been indelibly influenced, by his wisdom and generosity and have left several benchmarks, be it in the schools for imparting basic education or institutes for higher learning. He has materialized his dreams under the umbrella of prestigious education institutes in Kolhapur, Navi Mumbai and Pune. Padmashree Dr D Y Patil is the Governor of Bihar since 27th Nov 2009.
He is pioneer in ushering an era of privatization of technical education in Maharashtra. He is a philanthropist, educationist and social worker and under his able guidance the Pratishthan has more than hundred academic institutes of international repute, from kindergarten to post graduation levels in various disciplines of education. His regard and respect for traditional values and openness to modern ideas, blended perfectly with his admirable personality. Humble and unassuming Dr D Y Patil is better known for his work, rather than the awards and recognition he has received over the years. For his pioneering contribution in the field of education, he was honored with the title ‘Padmashree’ by the President of India. He is also awarded two Doctorates in philosophy, the first by The World University Round Table (USA) in 1985 and later by Britain (UK) in 1996.
Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Richmond College UK. He specialized in Marketing from London School of Economics. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Central Lancashire, UK in recognition of his work as an entrepreneur and an educationalist.
He has a natural curiosity for technology and innovation and a penchant for world-class quality. His persona reflects dynamism with compassion. It is his exemplary vision that led to the initiation of D Y Patil Knowledge City – a truly unique confluence of institutions at one place.
He is a personification of exceptional leadership ability, with an accomplished track record in articulating a compelling vision and successfully leading institutional change while responding to diverse challenges and interests. He has proven proficiency in attracting meaningful collaborations from public and private sectors at local and international levels. He has actively initiated long-term programs with leading international universities around the world.
Under his leadership the campus continues to grow economically, intellectually, socially and culturally providing an academically distinctive portfolio of excellent and professionally relevant courses coupled with a high quality student experience. He is keen on creating a world-class university, which is a global provider of education, environment friendly, and spiritually oriented and D Y Patil Knowledge City is a step forward in realizing this dream.
Even at this young age, he spends more time in discharging his social responsibilities than in business, philanthropy is close to his heart. Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil is a member of Chakrayu Foundation engaged in charities for the poor and the needy in the State of Maharashtra. Social causes close to his heart are, among others, eradication of child labour, female child education, upliftment of the physically challenged.
He is a member of Vijay Merchant Centre of the disabled. In recognition of his relentless pursuit of social cause, Professor Lord Patel of Bradford and Mrs Cherie Booth, QC, invited him to the World Water Day event in the House of Lords in March. There he announced his support to their initiatives to provide fresh potable water and clean sanitation system to people in India and Africa by instituting a special foundation for the same. He has received many recognitions and awards from leading organisations and illustrious personalities for his achievement and success in business.
On 13th February 2009 Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil has assumed the charge of Pro- Chancellor of Padmashree Dr D Y Patil University Navi Mumbai.
An educational institute to be truly world-class has to be solid and state-of-the-art when it comes to infrastructure. The person responsible for making this happen is Mr. Vijay D. Patil.
Mr. Patil possesses the right qualification (Bachelor’s in Engineering and an M.B.A. from the Bond university, Australia) and the organizational capability for managing the infrastructure needs of a group of this magnitude.
A pointer towards his skills is the establishment of the state of art stadium at Nerul with all kinds of facilities international cricket demands.
An educational institution has a profound role in building an individual, the nation and the society. It is a job of soaring responsibility when the recipient of that education is slated to perform roles of high responsibility. At DYPSOET we have goal to encourage students to challenge the regular thinking and create the spirit of enquiry, to generate free exchange of thoughts and ideas. We assure you Innovative Learning, which paves the path for successful career. The Social initiative of Engineer, this usually has students taking up social/environmental initiatives to spread awareness about the responsibility of Engineers towards the society.
We assure all students that, we will provide all the facilities & required need for career build and personality development of each & every students.