Prof. (Dr.) P.V. Kadole
The Textile & Engineering Institute enjoys a unique and prominent place amongst the institutions that are engaged in education, training, research and consultancy in various disciplines of Engineering in India . It has been catering to the needs of the industry for the past twenty five years. The link of the institute with the industry has been cultivated all these years & it has already carved a niche for itself amongst the reputed engineering institutes in the country, emphasizing value based technical education to the aspirants who wish to enter the area of corporate world & be on the helms in the twenty first century.
The genesis and growth of the institute was a sequel to the intense desire and support from the powerful co-operative sectors. Keeping in view the fabric of social responsibility, Mr. K. B. Awade, Former Member of Parliament & Educationist, Philanthropist and a staunch supporter of the co-operative movement, founded D.K.T.E. Society's Textile & Engineering Institute at Ichalkaranji in 1982. Ichalkaranji town, popularly known as 'Manchester of Maharashtra' is one of the prominent centers of decentralized textile sector of India. Located 29 miles from Kolhapur city, it is close to rail and bus terminals, banking facilities, restaurants and excellent shopping. The Institute has been housed on a spacious campus in the heart of Ichalkaranji city, with many buildings designed and equipped with ultra modern equipments. The main building is majestic Palace, which is a unique historical monument, best suited to secure requisite effects of simplicity and dignity.