Dr. D. Y. Patil served as the Governor of Bihar and Tripura in eastern India. He is an educationist, philanthropist and a visionary. In recognition of his contribution to the field of education, President of India honored him with Padma Shri in 1991. He was also awarded doctorate degrees by World University Round Table, U.S.A. in 1985 and by United Kingdom in 1996.
Dr. D. Y. Patil firmly believes that socio-economic and ethical transformation of the country is only possible through appropriate & quality education from kindergarten to Post-graduation. With this mission he has established excellent academic complexes in Pune, Kolhapur and Mumbai. In these complexes, more than 50,000 students are pursuing their education in different faculties such as engineering, medicine, pharmacy, information technology, arts, science and commerce. These students are imparted education by 3000 highly qualified and motivated staff.
Dr. Bharat Chavan Patil, since his teenage years he demonstrated great interest towards education and technology. After completing his B.E. from University of Pune, he worked for India International Multiversity (IIMv) for 1 yr under the tutelage of Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar, a renowned Scientist and architect of PARAM series of Supercomputers. He went to the US to pursue his Masters (MS) in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. Upon graduation, he worked in the IT sector for 5 years at different locations such as Chicago, Seattle and Milwaukee as head of QA department.
Prof. D. R. Karnure has worked as Engineer in Koyna Hydro Electric Project from 1958 to 1960. He has teaching experience at various levels for more than 30 years and has received specialized training sponsored by UNESCO, in planning and Management of Technical Education at Singapore. He has earned distinction as an able administrator and was instrumental in the development of Government Polytechnic, Khamgaon; Government College of Engineering, Karad; Government Polytechnic, Goa and Pravara Engineering College, Pravara Nagar.
He has worked as a Member of Senate of Shivaji University,Savitribai Phule Pune University and with different Expert Committees appointed by various Universities in Maharashtra. He was a Member of S.S.C. Board, Goa; Higher Secondary Board, Goa; Education Advisory Committees appointed by various Universities in Maharashtra. He was a Principal of our Dr. D. Y. Patil Pratishthan, for more than 7 years. Prof D.R. Karnure's ever agile capability has made him continue as a consultant after his retirement. He is closely associated with Dr. D. Y. Patil Pratishthan and is providing guidance on various issues concerning with management and general administration.