DY Patil International University Akurdi, a self-financed private university, start operation from the 2018-19 academic year. D Y Patil Pune will initially offer eight bachelor’s degree courses, apart from diploma and certificate programmes.
Prof. Prabhat Ranjan is appointed as New Vice Chancellor of D Y Patil International University Pune. On the First day as Vice Chancellor at D Y Patil Pune, he met Principals of various colleges in campus and discussed admission process preparation. Interviews candidates for Registrar of the University.
Prof Ranjan is a Nuclear Fusion Scientist, a Futurist, an Educator, an Innovator, an Entrepreneur and a Science Communicator. For last 5 years he was heading India’s Technology Think Tank, TIFAC(Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council) in Delhi as its Executive Director. TIFAC is an autonomous body of Dept of Science and Technology, GoI. TIFAC developed Technology Vision 2035 during his tenure, which was released by Hon’ble PM in Jan 2016. PMO has directed all Dept/Ministries to follow this document and take the agenda forward under leadership of NITI Aayog.
Earlier he worked for nearly 20 years making important contribution to Nuclear Fusion research as scientist in India and USA. After this he worked on Chandrayaan-II mission, wildlife, agriculture and brain computer interface. He has brought smile on faces of many persons with severe disability by innovative assistive technology for more than 11 years.
“Everything is interdisciplinary now and that will be our approach to education. We want to put in practice the interdisciplinary approach to teaching-learning process,” said Prabhat Ranjan, vice-chancellor, D Y Patil Pune.
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