Dr. A Sivathanu Pillai
Sandip University, Nashik (SUN) belongs to Sandip Group of Institutions, which owns the famous Sandip Foundation in Nashik. Our University aims at providing quality Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs to the students. It is an autonomous educational university that is guided and governed by the policies, guidelines, rules and regulations of Maharashtra State, under the regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. Sandip University remains the first self-financed private university in Northern Maharashtra.
Situated in the historic land of Nashik, Sandip University is extremely progressive in its thought, culture, mission and vision. It aspires to provide a world-class education to the next generation of students. Sandip University is poised to give the community the best of both worlds - a culture that is 5000 years old and an education which is a decade ahead of its time.
Our continuous evaluation system makes the education provided compatible with the latest technological innovations taking place in the industry.
We, at Sandip University, Nashik think beyond the student-professor relationship. We stand for integrity, excellence and holistic development of everyone associated with us. These three core pillars are instrumental in managing all hurdles in life. We can make dreams come true.
It is home to an important thermal power plant (Eklahare) and a National Treasury Printing Press (India Security Press at Nashik Road). There are five "Industrial Zones" in the Nashik area and its outskirts - Satpur, Ambad, Sinnar, Igatpuri and Dindori. These estates house corporations like Mahindra and Mahindra, MICO (Bosch), VIP Luggage, Crompton Greaves, Glaxo SmithKline, Graphite India Ltd. (Formerly Carbon Everflow Ltd), Larsen & Toubro, ABB Group, Siemens, Samsonite, CEAT, Air force station Ozar and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Software companies like Aress Software, WNS.
Nashik is a cultural place, mythologically, historically and socially linked together. The place is known for the temples on the banks of the river Godavari, historically associated with the holy sites of the Hindu religion. It is one of the four cities that hosts the massive Sinhastha Kumbh Mela once every twelve years. Traditionally Nashik is known for its grapes, and modern efforts are on to promote the growth of an export-oriented wine industry in the district. Nashik is also deemed "the third most industrialized city of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune", mainly due to extensive industrial development in recent times.