Vidyalankar Institute of Technology is established by the Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust, a prestigious educational establishment that has an emphatic presence in academic circles with its centrally located and recognized colleges.
The Institute is managed by Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust which has constituted the Board of Governors as per the guidelines stipulated by AICTE (the All India Council for Technical Education). The Governing Board ensures that all statutory regulations are met with, in addition to managing and administering the functioning of the organization in providing qualitative education.
Each and every member of the Trust has an inherent passion for acquisition and dissemination of knowledge. Their experience, ideas and skills are pooled in together for the continual progress of Vidyalankar.
Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust
Dr. Sanjeewani Deshpande
Chairperson, Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust
Dr. Sanjeewani Deshpande is the Chairperson of the Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust. She shares a global perspective on education and encourages research and development activities among faculty and students. She actively continues to pursue her research interests. She believes in strengthening bonds individually with faculty members for their personal enrichment, for inculcating best practices and for generating a vibrant research culture at Vidyalankar. With her guidance and mentoring, the Institute is consistently upping its research quotient.
Dr. Sanjeewani has a Ph.D. in English, an M.A. in English Literature and an M.A. in Public Administration to her credit. She has more than 35 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in both the domains of English and Public Administration. A passion for education and a student-oriented approach have been hallmarks of excellence in her teaching.
Mr. Vishwas Deshpande
Managing Trustee, Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust
The Managing Trustee Mr. Vishwas Deshpande, constantly looking out for innovative and productive ideas, never lets go of any opportunity to further enhance Vidyalankar. He is committed and perpetually working towards realizing the ultimate vision of the institute blossoming into a globally-recognized research centre which also disseminates quality education.
As a student, he has been a merit holder all his academic life. He led the merit list of Electrical Engineering admissions of V.J.T.I. After his graduation, he went to the U.S.A to complete his M.S. in Microelectronics from the University of Maryland, College Park and came back armed with a fresh, youthful vision and a passion for education. He left behind the possibility of a lucrative career abroad and preferred in its stead to nurture Vidyalankar to reach greater heights globally.
Mr. Avinash Chatorikar
Secretary, Vidyalankar Dnyanapeeth Trust
Mr. Avinash Chatorikar, equipped with an innate empathetic temperament, plays an active role in career counselling and helps youngsters to realize their true potential. He has also been a ranker all along; after completing his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from U.D.C.T in 1987, he went on to pursue his M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from I.I.T., Mumbai. Passionate about studying further, he completed his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University, U.S.A. After returning to India, he whole-heartedly dedicated himself to contributing towards Vidyalankar.
Ms. Rashmi Deshpande
Ms. Rashmi Deshpande likewise is devoted to the progress of Vidyalankar. With her philanthropic attitude and her keen interest in the personal development of every single person associated with Vidyalankar: she is naturally as much loved as she is respected. After her M.Sc. in Bio-Chemistry from the University of Mumbai, she went to the U.S.A. for higher education and completed her M.B.A. Because of her professional background in management studies, she is naturally and particularly inclined towards enriching the Vidyalankar School of Business.
Ms. Namrata Deshpande
Ms. Namrata Deshpande, with her hard-working attitude and down-to-earth nature, enriches the Trust with her professional acumen and management abilities. She puts in meticulous efforts to ensure that the best quality practices for servicing the stakeholders, primarily our students and our teachers, are attained through discussions and implementation. She has done her M.M.S from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and has joined the administration of the Vidyalankar Group as a fulltime partner.
Mr. Keshav Kulkarni
Mr. Keshav Kulkarni is a Chartered Accountant who has been long associated with Vidyalankar and guides the Trust through his sound financial principles. Mr. Kulkarni has always maintained very high standards of integrity and continues to contribute actively towards the progress of Vidyalankar.