Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil
Dr D Y Patil, a Padmashree recipient, and former Governor of the Indian States of Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal is the founder of the D Y Patil Group. His contributions to society through various educational, social and cultural initiatives are legendary. A firm believer in the expression 'Actions speak louder than words', his deeds reflect this philosophy in all spheres of life. Since assuming charge of being the Governor, he has relinquished all positions in the DY Patil Group.
Dr. Ajeenkya D Y Patil
Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil has a Master's Degree from Richmond College, U.K. and specialization in Marketing from the London School of Economics. He lives a dream of turning the state into a centre of world-class learning and education.
D Y Patil Knowledge City, Pune and the D Y Patil International Schools have been planned under his leadership He has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Central Lancanshire, United Kingdom.
He is also the force behind providing international linkages to the various institutions of the group.