President
Organization: Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Prof Pratapsinh Kakasaheb Desai completed his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Business Administration. He is pursuing PhD from Shivaji University. He is the son of Shri. Krantiveer Kakasaheb Desai the most sought freedom fighter.The Desai family rendered five freedom fighters to nation and he was raised with strong values and principles. .He has a prominent background of Social Reforms, Patriotism and Education.

Prof Pratapsinh Kakasaheb Desai is working on design and development of femur bone prosthesis research. He delivered key note addresses in India and abroad in conferences. Especially his deliberation on opulent Indian Education and its history is Highly Revered. He has Numerous National and International Research Papers to his credit.

Prof Pratapsinh Kakasaheb Desai has actively participated as member of All India Federation for Polytechnic Teachers Association. During his tenure in various organizations he was Instrumental in advocating the issue of granting pay band-4 to all Engineering and Polytechnic Colleges. Currently he is working on salaries to be paid by State Government to self financed Engineering Institutes. He is a member of various committees and task teams constituted by government of Maharashtra.

Prof Pratapsinh Kakasaheb Desai attended and Participated as member of Indian delegation on various International meets such as World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES),Global Engineering Dean’s Council (GEDC) in Countries like US, Argentina, China, Japan, Dubai, Australia. He is associated with numerous technical Education associations.

Prof Pratapsinh Kakasaheb Desai is youngest ever President of the prestigious organization ISTE, New Delhi, Past Vice President of ISTE, New Delhi, ISTE Executive Council Member for two terms, Member representing India in Global Deans Council, Chairman, Indian Engineering Dean’s Council, Convener, Maharashtra State Technical Teachers Association, President, Mouni Vidyapeeth Staff Association. He is a Council Member of All India Council for Technical Education; Member of Governing Council, Engineering Staff College of India; Member of the Advisory Committee for the Overall Curriculum Development Cell, IIT, New Delhi

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