Col. S. K. Joshi (Retd.)
Col. S. K. Joshi (Retd.) is the Campus Director of Dr. D. Y. Patil Educational Complex, Akurdi. He is the chord who has woven all the members of this campus into a beautiful necklace to work as team to elevate the educational institutions of this campus to international standards. He has always accorded priority to reform initiatives and bring about revolutionary changes in the Pratishthan on all the fronts stated above. A highly cherished personality of the campus, without whom we cannot spell SUCCESS. He has served the Indian army for 33 years, wherein he was commissioned at ARMORED CORE and his unit was THE SINDH HORSE, which is one of the prestigious units of Indian army.
He took voluntary retirement in March 2006 and joined the D.Y.Patil Group at Kolhapur and is currently leading the D.Y.Patil Group at Akurdi. A dynamic leader of mankind, who has combined in himself the introspection of the man of learning and the boldness of the man of action. His astute, visionary and transformational leadership has catapulted this educational complex from its humble status to a state of art infrastructure, highly qualified intellectual capital and an enriching academic set up. Besides, he reigns supreme in the hearts of all the faculties, staff members and students of all the institutes under the aegis of the Akurdi campus as an avuncular support.