Dr. Sanjay Patil Educationist ,Agriculturist and a Civil Engineer . He is the architect of Dr. D.Y.Patil Educational Institutions Kolhapur Education Complex. Dr. Sanjay D. Patil has pegged away to bringing astounding changes in the field of Rural Development, Agricultural and Education. He is the president of Dr. D.Y Patil Group and Chancellor of D.Y. Patil Education Society (Institution Deemed to be University) ,Kolhapur ,Maharashtra. Recently in the ranking by National Institution Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development ,Government of India .Dr D.Y.Patil Education society (Institution Deemed to be University) stood 97th out of 100 top Universities in India. He has been awarded the most prestigious D.Lit on 23rd May 2023 by the University of Himachal Pradesh, India.
He has to his credit various awards and recognition. The Government of Maharashtra awarded him with the “Vanashree Purashkar” in the year 1991.He is also the recipient of “Indira Priyadarshini Vrukshmitra Award” in the 1993. He has been awarded with “Kolhapur Bhushan” in the year of 2001 for his achievement the education field. He has bestowed with the “Rashtriya Shikshan Sanman Puraskar”, "Krishinishta Puraskar" by the government of Maharashtra in 2004 and has won First Prize in “All India Mango Show” held at Bangalore in 1996.
Dr. Sanjay D. Patil believes in nurturing the potential of the students giving them the exposure latest development in their field. Thus enabling them to become competent quality conscious engineers. The world class infrastructure environment in the institutes reflects the meticulous care taken by him in maintaining high academic standard with the help of galaxy of renowned academician and ultra modern laboratories .His humane and calm approach towards addressing various problems and his quick decision making ability is responsible for the rapid progress and growth of the educational institutes.
Dr. Sanjay D. Patil has been awarded with the most prestigious award in London for Sayaji Hotel at Kolhapur Dr. D.Y.Patil Group as "International Five Star Hotel” by Best Large Hotel India Awards 2016.
He has received “Entertainment Trade Award” for his contribution in the Education, agriculture field, public health care and social work .Also he has received "Bharat Gaurav Award” at the hand of Hon. Pratibha Tai Patil Former President of India. and “CSR Hero Award-2023” by the Maharashtra Government for rendering quality education in Rural Maharashtra.
D.Y.Patil Agriculture and Technical University has been started in Talsande Campus from June