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  Adv. Shri Abhay Chhajed
Chairman

              The Vivekanand Institute of Technology was established with the aim of creating an educational institute in Pune, that will impact technical eduction that is at par with the best in India and abroad. Apart from academic excellence, which is, of course, one of the prime objectives, emphasis is also laid on overall individual growth and development, and on making a meaningful contribution to the social fabric that the individual is a part of

  Ar. Prof. Prasanna Desai
Professor and Director

              Born in Calcutta & brought up in Delhi Prasanna Desai obtained his B. Arch in 1980 and M. Arch (Urban Design) in 1983, both from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA),New Delhi.
After spending more than 30 years in Delhi and having taken his initial training in the office of Ar Achyut Kanvinde in Delhi.
He moved to Pune in 1990. He currently runs an architectural practice involved with urban Design issues, specifically in Public Domain namely, JNNURM BSUP Slum Rehabilitation work at Yerwada & Designing of Safe & Socially Shared Streets leading to creation of Healthy Hygienic & Humane Neighborhoods.
Previously, he was associated with BKPS MMCA & SCOA colleges of Architecture before taking up the responsibility as the Director at P.V.P. College of Architecture, Pune in 2008.
He has been the guiding force in establishment of Forum for Exchange & Excellence in Design FEED, an academic platform for students & architects, Pune. He was the Convener of the Council of Architecture Initiative of National Level Thesis Awards from 2006 to 2012 & has been Jury member at various institutes in the Country.
He firmly believes that an Architect who is trained to be a sensitive person needs also to be aware citizen thus playing a much larger role in the development of the society and contribute considerably for the betterment of the quality of built environment in the cities.


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