By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Noted educationist and Chairman of the Ajeenkya D. Y. Patil Group, Dr. Ajeenkya D. Y. Patil has been appointed as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Guyana in Mumbai with the official recognition of his appointment by the President of India coming in last week.
Son of current Governor of Bihar and eminent educationist Dr. D.Y. Patil, Dr. Ajeenkya D. Y. Patil spearheads the Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil Group; he has served as Chairman of Central Board for Workers’ Education (CBWE) under the Union Ministry of Labour, Government of India.
Education is his core commitment; he also takes keen interest in fields such as sustainable development, healthcare, information-communication-technology, media hospitality, and agriculture to name a few.
This young and dynamic academician has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Central Lancashire. However, for Dr. Ajeenkya D. Y. Patil, philanthropy is close to his heart and a way of life with a keen focus on eradication of child labour, female child education and upliftment of the physically challenged, among many others.