Rahul Vishwanath Karad is an enterprising young educationist in the forefront of the 68 institutes strong MAEER's MIT Group of Institutions, Pune with over 55,000 students under its fold. A graduate in engineering and a post-graduate in Management from Cardiff U.K, He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, U.S.A.
Rahul is advancing the inherited vision and mission of his visionary academician father Prof. Dr. Vishwanath Karad (a visionary educationist of India and Founder and Executive President of MAEER's MIT Group of Institutions, Pune) with a fearless passion and deep rooted patriotic content in his heart. He holds a firm conviction in channelizing the power of youth to augment their active participation in our pluralistic democracy. His true nationalistic consciousness keeps finding expressions through numerous activities that he initiates and infuses a renewed sense of pride and patriotism amongst the young budding minds of India.
His burning desire in contribution to Nation Building prompted him trudge a new path reflecting in the shape of MAEER’s MIT School of Government, the first institution of its kind not only in India but also in Asia to start a professional program for a career in Politics & Government. With his energized focus and genuine involvement, today, the school is honing and nurturing the next generation of Indian Political Leaders and his efforts are appreciated, placed and valued in the national context.
Along with this came his thought of bringing about a level-playing platform for women named the National Women’s Parliament. Under his leadership a three-day mega event was organised at Amravati in February 2017, where the chief minister Chandrababu Naidu hosted the event. He commended on Rahul Karad’s idea of creating the National Women’s Parliament and since then they have been working together achieve the shared goal of Women Empowerment.
This platform, said the minister, will give new direction to women all across the globe. “Every women should dare to dream and strive to achieve.” Today the Chandrababu government has got a host of projects for women under the flagship programme.