Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil
Dr D Y Patil, a Padmashree recipient, and former Governor of the Indian States of Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal is the founder of the D Y Patil Group. His contributions to society through various educational, social and cultural initiatives are legendary. A firm believer in the expression 'Actions speak louder than words', his deeds reflect this philosophy in all spheres of life. He credits all his accomplishments to the blessings of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj of Shegaon and Shri Satya Sai Baba of Puttapurthi. Since assuming charge of being the Governor, he has relinquished all positions in the DY Patil Group.