The Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, on the advice of UGC, declared Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune as deemed-to-be university comprising of Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune vide its notification dated 11th January, 2003. Later on, the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development included three more institutions namely Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune and Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri Pune (which were established in the year 2000) under the ambit of the deemed-to-be-university vide its notification dated 20th September, 2006.
The Vidyapeeth has entered into collaborations with large number of national and international institutions / industries for its academic growth and development as well as for its contribution towards national development in health care and professional education. It has enhanced the quality of teaching-learning process, research activities and upgradation of facilities and services, contributed for the enhancement of quality of services and publications in leading national and international journals and have helped in receiving financial assistance for collaborative research projects. The MoUs provide opportunities for clinical trials including that of WHO; Industry and Institute sponsored projects; Training and hands-on experience to students; Faculty and Student Exchange; Webinars, Video-conferencing and sharing of resources. Biotechnology Institute has research-based collaborations with the University of Skövde, Sweden in the field of environment and health protection. The collaborative research projects were funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) which gave scope for meaningful interactions between the counterparts that would lead to technology development. This collaboration has resulted in generation of five national patents.
Linnaeus-Palme teachers’ exchange program between DPU and University of Skövde, has been funded by the Swedish Council of Higher Education, under which two faculty members from DPU (Biotechnology Institute) visited University of Skövde, Sweden for a duration of one month and two teachers, Dr. Abul Mandal and Dr. Helena Enroth from University of Skövde visited the Biotechnology Institute during 2017-18. Also, under a bilateral agreement signed between DPU and University of Skövde, Sweden, four students of M.Tech Biotechnology have completed their one year project at Sweden during 2016-17 and four more students of M. Tech Biotechnology of present batch are performing their project dissertation at Karolinska Institute (popular for conferring the Noble Prize) and Lund University, Sweden for 2017-18.
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, comprising of Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune, was accorded the status of University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, New Delhi and (ii) Notification No.F6-9/2003 (CPP-I) dated 24/01/2003 by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Padmashree Dr. D.Y. (Dnyandeo Yashwantrao) Patil, a well known educationist and philanthropist from Kolhapur, located in the state of Maharashtra, is the founder president of D. Y. Patil Educational Academy, Ramrao Adik Education Society and Dr. D. Y. Patil Pratishthan, D.Y. Patil Education Society and Continental Medicare Foundation. D.Y. Patil Education Society was established in the year-1987 with the mission to provide best quality education in the area of health sciences comparable with the best institutions in the world. The Padmashree Dr D.Y. Patil University comes under the administrative jurisdiction of the University of Pune. It operates under the rules and regulations of the Pune University. Though the University started with one constituent unit i.e., the Medical College in January 2003, it has now seven constituent colleges/Institutions, offering a variety of programmes.
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