• Born: February 18th 1964
  • Education: Civil Engineering
  • Profession: Agriculturist & Educationist.

Born to the renowned Dr. D. Y. Patil, inheriting altruism and reformative clarity as a holistic goal was always a given. Sanjay Patil’s contributions resonate the endowments that Dr. D. Y. Patil began in year 1984. For the last 34 years , Sanjay Patil has pegged away to bringing astounding changes in the field of Rural Development, Agriculture & Education. He is the President of D. Y. Patil group and mainly associated with Education & Agriculture. He is the proud award winner of “Vanashree Puraskar” by the State Govt. and “Kolhapur Bhushan” for his educational contributions.

He quotes “On the top of the pyramid of growth, stands Education and Agriculture for a nation like ours. Better yet, we need to provide the best resources to our farmers, for their potential is still untapped. With the right resources, economic standardization and knowledge, this field can exponentially become a profitable profession for all the small & large scale farmers. We must not neglect the importance of Education, for it shapes the thought process of a better tomorrow. We want to reach out to all students and give them a spectrum of careers to choose from. Our institutes leave no stone unturned to give them the best of educational facilities & opportunities. “

Sanjay Patil is a true visionary, his ideas are ahead of time and accomplishments are ideally a gift to the Educational and Agricultural sectors.


  • – Awarded “Best Large Hotel 2016” for his project of “Sayaji Hotel Kolhapur” at the Rolls Royce Hotel Standard Awards in London in 2016.
  • – “LOKMAT Corporate Excellence Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Education and Agriculture in Mumbai, 2014.
  • – “ASIA PACIFIC GLOBAL AWARD” by Economic Growth Society of India at New Delhi in 2014
  • Govt. of Maharashtra awarded “Vasantrao Naik Krishi Bhushan Puraskar” at the hands of then Hon Chief Minister Prithvirajji Chavan in Nasik.
  • – GOLD STAR ASIA INTERNATIONAL AWARD for outstanding contribution to the progress of the Nation at Kathmandu Nepal in 2013.
  • – “National Education Leadership Award” for outstanding service to the Nation. Presented by the Economic and Human Resource Development Council, Govt. of India.
  • – DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY FACULTY OF EDUCATION (HONORIS CAUSA) by His Excellency the President of Republic of India Shri. Pranab Kumar Mukherjee at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in 2013.
  • – “KOHINOOR OF INDIA AWARD” by IEDRA, New Delhi in 2008.
  • – “Vidyabharati Award” for his excellence in Education by India Economic and Development Association in New Delhi in 2007.
  • – “INDIRA PRIYADARSHINI VRIKSHAMITRA AWARD” by Central Government of India in 1993.
  • – “VANASHREE PURASKAR” by Govt. of Maharashtra for outstanding performance in the field of Agriculture