Academic Council Member
Dr. Milind Pande
Project Director, MIT Group of Institutions, Pune, India, a Dedicated Professional with 23 Years of Academic Experience.
After Graduating In Engineering, Dr. Milind Pande Acquired Three Masters Degrees; ME (Electronics), MBA (Marketing) And MPM- (Personnel Management) along with Twin Ph.D.’S, The first in Business Management (International Trades) followed by the second Ph. D. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (Wireless Sensor Networks).
Dr. Milind Pande is one of the rare recipients of a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship by Ministry of Hrd, Govt. of India on Telecom Technology Transfer and has been working stupendously towards chasing the dream of Hon’le Past President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on the project Providing Urban Amenities In Rural Areas (Pura).
Dr. Milind Pande has been relentlessly working in Research Areas of Technology Transfers, M-Education, M-Agriculture, M-Health, Smart Sensing Networks And Ict Innovations. He has also played a vital role in the prestigious international event, Robocon India Since its inception in India, in 2005.
With his fluency in English, Hindi And Marathi languages, a born passionate Indian Music Lover, Dr. Milind Pande has not just attended many Musical Programs, but has lead the dais on many occasions as an anchor.
Prof. Dhimant Panchal
Director & H.O.D. Pre Design Foundation & Director Design Centre.
Prof. Dhimant Panchal is a graduate of a premier institution, the National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad. He graduated in the year 1980 in Industrial Design stream (Product Design discipline).
Prof. DhimantPanchal in his career spanning more than 25 years was also involved in developing design pedagogy in areas of Industrial design and Fashion & Life style Accessory design. He has developed various design academic programmes, which includes Design foundation Programmes, courses at Basic design level as well as at advance levels. He has extensive experience in teaching, academic institution building, promoting design profession and evolving evaluation systems and admission procedures.
He has worked in diverse capacities in premier institutions namely the National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad, School of Interior Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Gandhinagar, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture (Pakistan) and MIT Institute of Design. He has extensive consultancy experience in Design in the areas of Product design, Exhibition design and corporate identity program. As a Design Consultant he has provided services to industries ranging from Home appliances, Eyewear & jewelry, Bio-medical engineering, CNC automation and tooling as well as Memento & Trophy design for various renowned organizations.
Gp. Cap. D. P. Apte
Retired Military Officer is associated with MIT Group from the last more than 18 years. He believes in “Management is a vast subject. It concerns everything and everybody. Therefore, nothing is really out of bounds for a management student”. Our challenge is to keep the students focused on their niche subjects and at the same time ensure wide exposure to business aspects all over the world.
He has introduced the case-study model first effectively used by Harvard Business School gets students involved into the nitty-gritty of their subject as well as makes them aware of various factors that affect business decisions. Also tries to analyze and discuss over 200 real-life business situations in the course of two years.
He is a Member of Bhartiya Chatra Sansad an Initiative taken by the Mr. Rahul Karad and his institutions. It is a parliament of students and the Dias created for the students to share their views, ideas and directly interact with the students.
Prof. Subodh Devagaonkar
Prof. Subodh Devgaonkar is having 29 years of experience with exposure to technical management and marine academia. Also he served as Chief engineer on board ships handling multinational crews.He is having in depth experience of handling 2-stroke & 4 –stroke diesel engines of international makes & types. We are glad to inform that this year our program of B. Tech(Marine Engineering) & B.Sc. (Nautical Science) are introduced under MIT Art Design & Technology University for which act is passed under act (XXXIX) on 13th Oct 2015. This institution is in the development of highly competitive manpower since form more than a decade time. Earlier we were having affiliation to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. Recently we have been shifted to Indian Maritime University from last one Year. This year we are having our own Maharashtra’s private state university status. MANET is the first institution in MIT Group of Institutions pioneered as autonomous institution feeling proud about the constant efforts of management, faculty members and faith shown by the cadets in us.
Here at MANET we follow all the norms & framework drawn by D.G. Shipping, the qualified and experienced staff at MANET strives to impart in-depth knowledge along with a lot of emphasis on practical training, thus customizing the education to the needs of today’s shipping industry. We faculty members and myself is trying to bring constant changes in the academics as per the recent trends in Maritime Industry.
Prof. Mohan Menon
He has more than 34 years of experience in the field of Broadcasting & Journalism. Worked in national news dailies like The Economic Times (ET), The Indian Express (IE), Daily News Analysis (DNA), and DVV Media Group GmbH, Germany in senior positions. Was part of the team that launched ET brands Investor Guide, Brand Equity, and Corporate Dossier? Headed a team that has published 65 publications (tabloids, fortnightlies and magazines) covering a wide range of subjects such as IT, Education, Logistics, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality, Pharmacy, Aviation, chemicals, photography, to name a few. Have covered International Trade Expos for more than 20 years ranging from Air shows, to Logistics, and published ‘Show Dailies` during the events.
"In Today’s world, there is no paucity of information, communication, knowledge or wisdom, except an acute dearth of teachers who can purvey these pillars of self and nation building process. Hence media education and training has a much more important role to play. As catalysts of social change, media practitioners should represent, reflect and aspire all sections of the society and serve humanity by becoming the voice of the voiceless. With this vision in mind, MIT- International School of Broadcasting and Journalism’s mission is to impart value-based education and training to future journalists by being a Centre of Excellence."
Mrs. Jyoti Dhakane
Executive Director of MIT Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy is an Engineering Graduate, having special focus on Indian Classical Music, Dance as well as instrumental Music. She has developed programs streamlined on the Gurushishya Parampara. Focused On-Line training to aspirant students irrespective of geographical location is her focus. Today because of globalization those who have keen interest in music or any dance or instruments can learn Indian Classical Music. Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy is developed with the aim that Music is to bring inner peace in the human life. Both undergraduate & postgraduate degree programs are offered in MIT Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy.
Prof. Keshav Apte
Member Dean, Maritime Faculty
Is having Shipping experience on Trainning Ship Dufferin from 19-70 to 1972 of more than 43 years Sailed on general Cargo, Bulk Carriers, OBOs, Self – unloading Bulk carriers, Multipurpose vessels,oil & chemical Tankers. After his voluntary retirement he has joined in June 2013 to MANETto share his experiences in academics and developed special programs in Nautical Science. He is been associated with MIT from more than 3 years. From last 3 years is handling responsibility of course head for nautical science. His personal vision is because of globalization increased demand of supply, tend us to increase in maritime professional. MANET is one of the best place in India to offer educational talent in this segment. And we team members of MANET are coming up with one more upcoming area of nautical architecture. I myself feeling proud to be a part of MIT Group of Institutions.
Prof. Anant Chakradev
Member Dean, Design Faculty
Prof. Anant is a hardcore Engineering Postgraduate having a good innovative mind. A person with a very cool head on his young shoulders is known for his innovative and creative ideas in education. He did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering and his post-graduation in Production engineering with 'Manufacturing Automation' as a specialization.
After spending 6 years in small and medium scale industry, he joined MIT in 1993 as a junior lecturer in Production Engineering Department. He was instrumental for bringing latest technology to the institute and started MIT CAD CAM Training and Design Centre in the year 2000.
His last responsibility was as the Head of Workshop and Production Engineering Department. Presently he is the Dean of MIT Academy of Engineering, MIT Art, Commerce and Science College, MIT School of Telecom Management and Dean – Design Habitat of MIT Institute of Design. His areas of interests are Analytical Drawing, Manufacturing Processes, Product Development, CAD CAM Automation, Tool Design and Development. He has undergone various training programs in all these areas. He has also worked on many industrial projects dealing with tool design, product design and development. He has visited Italy, France, Germany, China and Malaysia for attending various conferences and meetings.
He has habit of Dreaming about the new ventures and through his hard-work he conceptualizes those nicely and effectively. In-fact MIT ID is the brain child of Prof. Anant His further aim is to establish a 'Design Habitat' which will have facilities of learning in the areas of Fine arts, Design and Architecture. He also has plans to start giving services to the industry and society in these areas through 'MIT Industrial Design Centre'.
Director - MIT COM Project Construction & Infrastructure Management.
Director ICT - MIT ADT University.
Project Director, MIT Group of Institutions.
Prof. Sunita Karad is eminent Academician & Researcher. She has worked at various capacity in Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research’s MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions Pune and MIT Art Design & Technology University Pune over More than 18 years. Use of modern teaching pedagogy and deliver to the concept in time we faculty members need continuously explore ourselves.
India is in the age of new economy where competition is global, capital is abundant, products are developed quickly & people are willing to change job offer. This kind of environment requires smart, committed and experienced people who should be technologically literate, globally astute & operationally agile with highly professional skills acquired.
Leading the path Effectively:
She has strong source of Inspiration from family background and strongly believes Father Founder Dr. Vishwanath Karad as her Guru with true family values & Husband Dr. Mangesh T. Karad as a visionary and source of Inspiration. Today every segment it can be business or any other requires strong Information Technology support & in her opinion Information Technology is the backbone of all Logistic, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and she firmly believes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is the strong base for all it can be Medical & Health Science, Product design or any other Industry.
Today's generation is smart and every field requires Innovations, E- commerce, Mobile computing, Digital branding and social media Marketing etc. It can be a education sector or it can be a any segment, latest technologies are used every where in this industry for better performance, reliability, availability, manageability & scalability with good quantum in today's digitized world. In industry, the emerging trend is to get the information fast, join network & to operate the network in optimum cost manner. How cost effectively network reach can be? How do you manage the network operating cost & how to optimize the cost & improve the yield are some of the major requirements. Centralized data center will capture all the information and run the business accordingly. we all directors constantly need to update ourselves strongly for the information Exchange in this today's competitive world.
Feeling proud to be a part of Academic council Member of MIT ADT University & would like to significantly contribute herself to add Modern aids in teaching Methodologies to improve the students performance by using open source platforms use concept of Outcome based learning to get better enhancement in the students.