Prof. Dr. Vishwanath Karad - Eminent Educationist
ESTABLISHMENT OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS UNDER THE ABLE LEADERSHIP OF DR. VISHWANATH D. KARAD
Establishment of nearly 63 educational and research institutions and four universities of repute in the field of Engineering Sciences, Medical Sciences, Management Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Marine Engineering Sciences, along with the most unique institution called “World Peace Centre, MAEER’s MIT, Pune, Maharashtra State” along with the completely new concept of Institution named “MIT School Government” and the most unique “Vishwa Shanti Gurukul” based on time-tested value systems to build a sense of discipline and character along with educating and training the students to develop their brain and intellect on scientific lines will give a brief glimpse of his achievements, in a short span of 20 years or so. Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad has also conceptualized and put into effect a unique Music Academy at Rajbaug, Loni to promote the time-tested values and ethos of Indian Classical Music and Dance. This academy, known as "Vishwashanti Sangeet Gurukul" has Bharat Ratna Smt. Lata Mangeshkarji is the Chairperson. AS AN EMINENT TEACHER OF REPUTE AND A VISIONARY EDUCATIONIST Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad is a highly revered and respected teacher of repute, who has helped in inspiring and motivating tens of thousands of students to develop their “Winning Personalities” by making them ‘Physically Strong, Mentally Alert, Intellectually Sharp and Spiritually Elevated.’ His own life truly reflects the purity of his mind, purity of his thought and purity of his each and every action, oriented towards helping the poor, the needy and the deserving student community. The establishment of World Peace Centre of MAEER's MIT, Pune, India on 1st of December 1996, after the First Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy, under the Chairmanship of Dr. Vishwanath Karad, to emphasize the importance of “Value Based Universal Education System” in promoting the ‘Culture of Peace’ in the global society, has been one of the most unique and historic contributions for the well-being of the society. This remarkable work of Prof. Karad deserves to be recorded in Golden Letters in the history of World Peace.
The World Peace Centre of MAEER's MIT, Pune, India – the brain child of Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, firmly believes in what the 13th century Saint Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara had stated “the whole universe is a manifestation of pure intelligence and consciousness”. The centre, further identifies itself with Albert Einstein’s assertion “I believe in God, who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of the Universe, and I believe that intelligence is manifested throughout the nature”. The great saints, sages, seers and the learned scientists of the world have always had a common goal i.e. Welfare of the Humanity.” Some of the premier Educational and Training Institutions out of 63 projects, promoted by Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, are mentioned below. 1) MIT World Peace University, Pune, 2) MIT Art, Design and Technology University, Vishwarajbaug, Pune 3) Avantika University, Ujjain 4) University of Technology and Management (UTM), Shillong, Meghalaya. 5) World Peace Centre of MAEER's MIT, Pune, India, 6) MAEER’s Maharashtra Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Latur 7) Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research, Medical Colleges, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune. 8) MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune. 9) Schools and Colleges in and around Maharashtra. 10) A unique Multi-Media Coliseum Project to “Transform the Pilgrim Centers of India into Divine Knowledge Centers of India” on the banks of Indrayani River for Mass Education. 11) Environmental Improvement and Pollution Control Project at Alandi 12) World Peace Union – World Peace Research Foundation. 13) Vishwadharmi Bharatiya Vichar Manch – “Indian Forum Based on Universal Religion” to Promote the Culture of Peace. 14) Vishwa Shanti Sangh - World Peace Association to involve the common man in the mission to establish "Culture of Peace".
The following unique programmes adopted by a great visionary Prof. Karad for the very noble mission of Nation Building speak for themselves - a) Makers of India Avenue b) Bharat Asmita National Awards Programme c) Mahatma Gandhi Gram Swaraj Development Programme d) MIT Sanskritik Sandhya Apart from many other allied activities, in the interest of human welfare with a sense of complete devotion and dedication, taken up by Prof. Karad to educate and train and truly help hundreds of thousands of people mainly from the rural areas as well as from the urban areas across India in developing the positive mindset, social awareness and a sense of cleanliness, discipline and character. ENVIRONMENTAL