Dr. Sunil Karad attributes his innovative streak and entrepreneurial bent of mind to his constant need to reinvent himself. Not someone to rest on his past laurels, he has steadfastly worked to infuse fresh ideas and energies into the education sector. This quality of his has fuelled him to establish benchmark institutions like the Academy of Engineering in Alandi, the VishwashantiGurukul IB School, MIT School of Telecom Management, and MIT Skills – each of which remains unrivalled in its class.
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The journey of Dr. Sunil began from a small town Rameshwar, Dist. Latur, gathered momentum in the City of Pune, blossomed in Sheffield, U.K and is now branching to various parts of the world with its roots nested in the city of Pune. It was evident that he had set a different path for himself with his choice of Alandi, the small pilgrim town of Maharashtra for the establishment of the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering (MAE), now known as MIT Pune’s Academy of Engineering in 1999.
A visionary to the core, he firmly believes that your work speaks for you and practices the same mantra. Hiring the right person in the right position at the right time is the first key to success and leading with example is the next. Proficient at delegating, he looks into the policy decisions that matter - for all his organisations and promotes transparency. It is through these qualities that now, 15 years later, he has to his credit a number of unique organizations .Read More >
"If you can dream it, you can do it."
This one quote personifies Dr. Sunil and beautifully explains all his achievements. Not only did he dream big, but also had the perseverance to passionately follow them. The list of achievements is too long to compile and so, the few important achievements have been highlighted in this effort.
It begins from coming to Pune at a tender age and then, with self study and hard work, being a part of the glorious Jnana Prabodhini School – a feat not easy to achieve. This was the first step to the long ever growing path of accomplishments to follow. Each one of the projects he envisioned soon became a magnificent reality.
He selected Alandi, a pilgrim town near Pune, as the location for his first ever project of an Engineering College, shocking many experienced academicians. The Maharashtra Academy of Engineering College which is now known as MIT Pune’s Academy if Engineering, since then, has been a centre of excellence in engineering education. It went on to be the first ever engineering college under the University of Pune to be ISO 9001 certified. Though all the following projects have some history behind its inception, the two institutes which are worth mentioning are the Vishwashanti Gurukul, An IB World School and the MIT Institute of Design; both established on the banks of the Mula Mutha River, in the serene environment of Rajbaug, Pune.. Read More >
Dr. Sunil Karad
Trustee and Executive Director
MIT Group of Institutions,
Paud Road, Kothrud,
Pune | India 411038.