The DY Patil Group
The DY Patil Group is highly regarded as one of the largest educational groups in the country. Padmashree Dr DY Patil founded it in the year 1983. The group activities encompass the fields of Education, Healthcare‚ Agriculture and Sports. It has over 160 Institutes of learning encompassed in its three universities‚ based out of Navi Mumbai‚ Pune and Kolhapur. The group runs three hospitals and provides affordable healthcare and medical attention to scores of needy people. The D.Y. Patil International Cricket Stadium at Mumbai is rated‚ as one of the 6 best stadiums in the world and amongst the best sporting facility in India.
A frontrunner in the education field‚ the DY Patil Group is a name synonymous with that of quality education. The group strongly believes that world-class education is the stepping-stone to progress. With a long-standing commitment towards quality teaching and learning, the group has nurtured values that go into the making of successful careers. Equipped with the state-of-the-art infrastructure‚ the group encourages its students to think, question‚ explore and apply their well-honed minds to scale newer heights of success.
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Padmashree Dr. DY Patil
His Excellency - The Governor of Bihar the driving force behind the group and the soul of DY Patil group is the humble and unassuming, Dr. DY Patil. Dr. DY Patil, presently the honorable Governor of Bihar is also a Padmashree award recipient for his outstanding service and pioneering contribution to the field of education. Over the past years‚ he has contributed immensely to the society through various educational, social and cultural initiatives. A firm believer in the expression‚ 'Actions speak louder than words'‚ his deeds reflect this philosophy in all spheres of life. Padmashree Dr. DY Patil credits all his accomplishments to the blessings of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj of Shegaon and Shri Satya Sai Baba of Puttapurthi.
Mr. Vijay Patil
Mr. Vijay Patil graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai. Subsequently, he acquired his Masters of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Corporate Financial Management from Bond University‚ Australia.
An able and an‚ enterprising leader, he is the driver of the new vision of the group. His entrepreneurial and management skills have sown the seeds for the growth of the group and have helped the group to transform into a world-class institution. Having proven his unparalleled leadership in the field of sports, education and entrepreneurship, he is a living example of the axiom ‘What One Dream’s, One Can Achieve’.
Dr. Ajeenkya DY Patil
Dr. Ajeenkya DY Patil is the chairman of DY Patil Group. He 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 DYPDC - a truly unique institution and several other institutions of repute under the aegis of DY Patil Group.
He has been leading the group activities from the forefront and providing the leadership and direction to several new initiatives under the group. He is a proponent of internationalization of education and has been instrumental in establishing academic collaborations with leading universities around the world.
Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil has served as the Chairman of the Central Board for Workers Education, Ministry of Labour, Government of India. He has also served as Chancellor's Nominee to the University of Mumbai.