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The Governor of Sikkim, Shri Srinivas Patil is the Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim.


The Governor of Sikkim, Shri Srinivas Patil is the Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim.


Chancellor Shri Srinivas Patil, is the Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University (SMU). When: — Where: Category:
Shriniwas Patil







Matriculation: Shivaji High School, Karad, District Satara, 1957

BA (Honours): Sir Parshurambhau College, Pune, 1961

MA(Economics): University of Poona, Pune,1963

LLB: Government Law College, Bombay, 1965


Civil Services Career

1957-1964: Active member of Indian National Youth Congress

1965: Selected as Deputy Collector through M.P.S.C.

1965-1967: Sub Divisional Officer, Karveer, Dist. Kolhapur.

1967-1969: Sub Divisional Officer, Hinganghat , Dist. Wardha

1969-1971: Sub Divisional Officer, Sangamner, Dist,Ahmednagar.

1971-1973: Managing Director, Sangamner Cooperative Sugar Factory (on special  deputation by Govt. of Maharashtra)

1973-1975: Sub Divisional Officer, Sangamner, Dist. Ahmednagar

1975-1977: Sr. Personnel Manager, Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd., Govt. of India.  Undertaking. (on Special deputation by Govt. of Maharashtra)

1977-1978: Chief Executive Officer, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipality

1987-1985: Dy. C.E.O., Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation.

1979: Promoted to Indian Administrative Services (I.A.S.)

1983-1985: Additional charge as Deputy Secretary Industries, Energy & Labour, Special  Officers Raigad.

1985-1987: Director of Sugar, Maharashtra State.

1987-1988: Collector & District Magistrate, Beed

1988-1992: Collector & District Magistrate, Pune.

1992-1995: Commissioner, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation and Chairman, Pimpri  Chinchwad New Township Development Authority.

1995-1995: Additional Commissioner, Nagpur.

1995-1996: Additional Commissioner, Tribal Development, Nashik

1996-1999: Chairman, Nagpur Improvement Trust

30.6.1999: Secured Voluntary retirement from Indian Administrative Services.



Social and Political Career

July 1999: Joined Nationalist Congress Party

October 1999: Contested and won Loksabha elections form Karad

1999-2004: Served fist term as Member of Parliament-Loksabha

May 2004: Contested and won Loksabha elections from Karad for the second successive  term with 2nd highest margin from the State of Maharashtra.

2004-2009: Served second term as Member of Parliament-Loksabha

June 2011-2013: Serving as Vice-President (Planning & Development),Nationalist Congress Party,  Maharashtra


Posts & Memberships

  • Member, Indian Delegation to United Nations, New York, Oct.2004
  • Represented India at Conference of World Parliamentarians, Chile,2003
  • Member, Panel of Speakers, Loksabha 1999-2004
  • Member, Committee on Home Affairs
  • Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
  • Member, Committee on Petitions
  • Member, Committee on MP-LAD Scheme
  • Member, Joint Committee on Patents
  • Member, consultative Committee, Ministry of Information Technology
  • Member, Committee on Science & Technology Environment & Forests.
  • Member, Rules Committee
  • Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice
  • Member, Standing Committee on Defence
  • Member, Privileges Committee
  • Member, Parliamentary Committee on Public Undertaking
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Women & Child Development
  • Member, Committee on Finance
  • Member, General Purpose Committee
  • Committee to Inquire into misconduct of Members of Loksabha


Social & Cultural Activities

  • Working President, Organising Committee, 74th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, Karad, January 2003
  • Member, Organising Committee, 84th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Natya Sammelan, Karad, January 2004
  • Co-Chairman. Organising Committee, 3rd National Games, Balewadi, Pune 1994
  • Keen interest in welfare of Marathi Folk Artistes and traditional sports like Wrestling, Kabaddi, Kho-kho.
  • Elected Gymkhana Secretary at S. P. College Pune, 1959
  • Gold Medalist at Inter University Youth Festival, Mysore,1959
  • Elected as Secretary (Indian Games), Poona University 1961-62
  • Elected Inter Collegiate Sports Representative, Poona University 1962-63