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Director's Speak


Mr. Milind Tadvalkar


Vidyalankar Institute of Technology


1980 SSC Balmohan Vidyamandir, Dadar, Mumbai
1982 HSC Ramnivas Ruia Jr. College, Matunga, Mumbai
1986 LTM VJTI, Matunga, Mumbai
Licentiate of Textile Manufactures
1st Rank Sir Pherozshah Mehta Medal
Winner of Precitex Award by Precitex Industries
1988 B. Text. VJTI, Matunga, Mumbai Bachelor of Textile Technology, Mumbai University
1st Rank, B. Text. Silver Jubilee Prof. D. F. Kapadia Prize
1990 M. Tech Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Masters of Technology 2nd Rank
1990 Joined VJTI, Matunga as lecturer on 1.1.1990
1990 Appointed as degree side lecturer in Sept'90 in Textile Dept, VJTI
1996 Appointed as Assistant Professor in Jan'96 in Textile Dept, VJTI
2001 Joined Vidyalankar Institute of Technology as Vice Principal
2002 Taken over as I/C Principal in Nov'2002
1992 Worked as In-charge, Diploma Admissions, VJTI

On behalf of Govt of Maharashtra, handled, Centralised Degree Admissions Cell at VJTI.

The admission cell handled admissions of all Engineering Institutes (approx 100) in Maharashtra State. It involved processing of 25000 applications and 18000 admissions all over the state.

The complete admission process was handled using software developed by him which featured,online data entry of applications at multiple computer terminals merit list generation on line admissions on line large screen display of admission status auto answering/announcement telephones fax-on-demand facility for applicants to have admission status at their door step accounting etc.

Presented new admission policy based on Supreme Court instructions to Govt of Maharashtra. Played leading role in formulating rules for admission procedure.

Implemented complete admission procedure at VJTI based on new policy. Handled degree admission work every year upto 2000 which grew to 50000 applications, 30000 admissions and Rs. 20,00,00,000 in terms of cash flow.

In this context ,attended meetings with Shri Alexander, Governor of Maharashtra State. and worked closely with following authorities:

Shri N. L. Lakhanpal, IAS, P. Secretary, H&T Dept
Shri R. C. Iyer, IAS, P. Secretary, H&T Dept
Shri Mahana, IAS, P. Secretary, H&T Dept
Shri S. Tripathi, IAS, Secretary-Governor of Maharashtra
1995 Visited International Textile Machinery Exhibition at Milan, Italy as Consultant.
1997 Successfully handled project for total computerisation of Dept of Higher & Technical Education, Mantralaya, Mumbai. The project invloved installation of 80 PCs, networking and development of softwares (in Marathi) to handle day to day activities of the department and trainning to all staff members of dept.
1999 Initiated Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, an engineering Institute affiliated to the University of Mumbai offering degree courses in Information Technology, Computer Engineering and Electronics Engineering with total intake of 180 students/year. On grant of permission from AICTE, New Delhi and Govt of Maharashtra, Institute came into existence in August 1999.
At VJTI Handled various technical projects.
Arranged and participated Technical seminars. Published Technical Papers in the field of Textile Engineering/Technology.
Fetched grants from govt/non-govt bodies for the Institute.
2001 Joined Vidyalankar Institute of Technology as Vice Principal.
2002 Accepted responsibility as I/C Principal in Nov' 2002.
2005 Designated as Director, VDT

From the Director's Desk

Welcome to the website of Vidyalankar Institute of Technology. Well-anchored on the principles of committed academic pursuit and participative culture, the Institute is progressing rapidly as the preferred destination for engineering and management aspirants. Our students have scripted many vibrant accomplishments in the decade following its inception in 1999 as is evident from the excellent placement record achieved in the Institute. The initiation of M.E. (Computer Engineering) and MMS programs have reinforced the Institute’s image as a centre for higher learning. We lay great emphasis on offering value-based education and inculcating corporate ethics in the teaching-learning process.

The traditional chalk and board class room rote learning is proving to be insufficient in coping with the fast-paced changes in technology. Industries are now looking for employable human resources and not mere qualified technical candidates from an engineering college. In response to this need, we constantly strive to make our curriculum world class by integrating the latest advances in technology and business to prepare our students to face the challenges of the contemporary competitive environment.

We, at Vidyalankar, aim to create industry-ready professionals, research scholars and proficient entrepreneurs by infusing the right blend of technological expertise, professional acumen and social sensitivity in academics. The free and flexible environment in the campus encourages individual excellence as well as prolific group activity. We encourage innovative thinking in our students and intellectually stimulate them towards becoming responsible global citizens. While stressing on the urgent need for generating indigenous and appropriate technology, at the same time I would like to remind them of Albert Einstein’s words: “Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.”

Our team has attempted to make this website user-friendly and adequately informative, to ensure that it is convenient for you to be acquainted with our Institute, its programs, facilities, faculty, admissions and other necessary details. We will be updating the website at regular intervals for your benefit. Wish you a happy and productive browsing!

Yours Truly,

Milind Tadvalkar, Director
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology

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