MIT Institute of Design
Prof Dr. Mangesh T. Karad
Prof Dr. Mangesh T. Karad
Executive President & Vice Chancellor,
MIT Arts Design and Technology University, Pune

Prof Dr. Mangesh Karad, Executive President and Vice – Chancellor of MIT ADT University has empowered the organization with quality education in multidisciplinary fields. With his vision of holistic and inclusive development,
he has been successful in raising the international standards of education in all spheres and elevating the standard of education in Pune.

He is an educationist with keen interest in specialized engineering niches and has introduced specialized engineering courses like Naval Engineering, Food Technology, etc to transform students into Industry leaders.

For his constant efforts in the promotion of education as a member of management council in Shri Savitribhai Phule University and now as President of Education Promotion Society India (EPSI), south – east region. His persistent efforts are towards recognition of MIT among world – class educational institutions. He has created an ecosystem where optimum quality of theoretical knowledge is clubbed with hands on practical experience, thereby adding value to society by developing the future of the nation.

Under the leadership of Prof Dr. Mangesh Karad – Executive President & Vice Chancellor of MIT Arts Design and Technology University, Pune, have been successful in handling this Pandemic wherein infrastructure was put into place for the online classes of the students so that their career is not at stake and learning continues, online examinations were carried out with the help of Proctored examination. The faculties were up-skilled and proper training was provided so that faculties can take online classes and help students to tide away this Pandemic.

Atal Innovation Mission is a flagship initiative set up by the NITI Aayog, Govt of India to promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship across length and breadth of the country. AIC – MIT ADT is an umbrella organized and hosted by MIT ADT University to promote the Entrepreneurship and Innovation. It is one of the first institution supported by AIM, NITI Aayog, Govt of India at any private university across Maharashtra. Atal Innovation Mission, set up by NITI Aayog, Govt of India has granted 10 crore grants to MIT ADT. It is spread over 2000+ sq. feet which helps the students to bring start-up and innovation, promotion of separate start-up and entrepreneurship through engaging activities and facilities to develop a start-up and entrepreneurship eco-system.

Separate School like MIT School of Holistic Development (MITSHD) endeavours to nurture 'Wholesome Personality' of students to create Winning Personalities and Comprehensive Global Professionals, well equipped with knowledge, skills, competencies, values, and helps for the Campus to Corporate Transformation.

The launch of the Centre of Research and Innovation for Young Aspirants (CRIYA) on the university campus is in sync with young India’s aspirations looking for glory through a leadership position in research and innovation. The purpose of an innovation hub or centre is always dual; on the one hand, it offers a challenge to the young students to find appropriate solutions to the problems. Every problem provides an opportunity to creating something big if the solution touches the lives of ordinary people. CRIYA is a little step towards building a better future for our youth. The lab would teach the students essential 21st-century skills, helping them develop professional and personal skills.