Ajeenkya Patil

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Ajeenkya D Y Patil
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Ajeenkya D Y Patil in 2018
Mumbai, India
Alma materRichmond College, U.K.
London School of Economics
OccupationChairman of Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group (ADYPG).
Pro-Chancellor of Dr. D Y Patil University at Navi Mumbai.
Vice President, D Y Patil Educational Academy.
Vice President, Continental Medicare Foundation.
Trustee, D Y Patil Education Society.
President Ramrao Adik Education Society.
Parent(s)D.Y. Patil
Pushpalata Patil

Ajeenkya D Y Patil is an Indian educationist and economist. He is the son of D. Y. Patil who is an educator and former leader of the Indian National Congress from Maharashtra state. He is Chairman of the D Y Patil Group, Chancellor of Ajeenkya D Y Patil University and Pro-chancellor of the Dr. D. Y. Patil University.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Ajeenkya D Y Patil was born in Mumbai, the son of Late. Pushpalata Patil and D. Y. Patil, a Padma Shri recipient, and founder of the D Y Patil Group. After his initial schooling and graduation, Patil did his MBA from Richmond College, UK and specialization in Marketing from the London School of Economics. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, for his achievements in the field of education.[2] His sister is married to Dr. P. D. allies Pravin D. Patil who is now chancellor of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune


Ajeenkya D Y Patil was appointed as Chairman of CII Western Region Sub Committee on Education in March 2016. Patil also has served as Chairman of the Central Board for Workers Education (CBWE) [3] by Ministry of Labour, Government of India. Patil has been appointed as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Guyana by the Government of Guyana.[4][5] He stood for the 2014 elections in the Karad south assembly constituency against the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan.[6] Patil was also honoured with the Budhbhushan Jeevan Gaurav Award.[7]

Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group[edit]

D Y Patil Knowledge City[edit]

D Y Patil Knowledge City in Pune is an education hub operating an International School and various colleges for Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Dental, Management, Law, Hospitality, Film & Media and Automobile Designing. It was inaugurated by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, on 29 December 2012.[8][9]

Ajeenkya D Y Patil University[edit]

Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, Pune has been established under Maharashtra Govt. Act of 2015 of Government of Maharashtra. The undergraduate and graduate programs under this University are automobile designing, digital modeling, engineering, management, media and communication, architecture, filmmaking and law. It is situated in D Y Patil Knowledge City, Pune.[10][11]

D Y Patil International Schools[edit]

The Group of D Y Patil International Schools are authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP), International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and Cambridge Programme.[12][13][14][15][16]

Posts held[edit]

Position Organisation
Chairman D Y Patil Group[17]
Chancellor Ajeenkya D Y Patil University[18]
Pro-Chancellor Padmashree Dr D Y Patil University[19]
Vice President D Y Patil Educational Academy[20]
President Ramrao Adik Education Society[21]


  1. ^ "Welcome to D Y Patil Group: The Promoters". D Y Patil Group. 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "University of Central Lancashire does the honours(Year 2007)". www.lep.co.uk. Retrieved 10 July 2007.
  3. ^ "National Wage Boards". Labour.gov.in. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Hon Consul of Guyana". freepressjournal.in/.
  5. ^ "Dr. Ajeenkya D. Y. Patil appointed Hon Consul of Guyana". Dayafterindia.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  6. ^ Share on Twitter (28 September 2014). "Bihar governor's son is Sena candidate against Chavan - Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  7. ^ http://youthincmag.com/dr-ajeenkya-dy-patil-awarded-budhbushan-jeevan-gaurav-award/
  8. ^ "President inaugurates D Y Patil Knowledge City in Charoli near Pune". Pune: Press Information Bureau, Mumbai. 29 December 2012.
  9. ^ "Welcome to D Y Patil Group - The Knowledge City - Pune". Dypatil.com. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  10. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ "State Cabinet approves 'Ajeenkya DY Patil University'". Afternoondc.in. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  12. ^ "D Y Patil International School, Worli". www.ibo.org.
  13. ^ "D Y Patil International School, Nerul". www.ibo.org.
  14. ^ "D Y Patil International School, Pune". www.ibo.org.
  15. ^ "D Y Patil International School, Nagpur". www.ibo.org. Archived from the original on 5 March 2015.
  16. ^ "D Y Patil International School, Belgium".
  17. ^ "Welcome to D Y Patil Group - The Promoters". Dypatil.com. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  18. ^ "Ajeenkya DY Patil University". Adypu.edu.in. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  19. ^ http://www.dypatil.ac.in/
  20. ^ "D Y Patil". Dypea.in. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  21. ^ "RAIT". RAIT. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.

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