Celebrating Silver Jubilee of Endowment Lecture Series


Dear Friends,
With the blessings of Rev. Prof. (Dr.) Vishwanath D. Karad Sir, We, the Organizing committee of Saint Shree Dnyaneshwara and Saint Shree Tukaram Endowment Lecture Series Trust & World Peace Centre (Alandi) MAEER’s MIT World Peace University, Pune, India, firmly believe in the saying of the Great Noble Son of India, Swami Vivekananda, & Union of Science and Spirituality /Religion alone will bring peace and harmony to the Mankind.

A UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance, has been established at the World Peace Centre of MAEER’s MIT World Peace University, Pune, India. An Agreement establishing the UNESCO Chair was signed in Paris on Tuesday, the it May 1998 between UNESCO, Paris, and World Peace Centre MAEER’s MIT, Pune, for the noble cause of World Peace.


Session Schedule


Date Session Timing Proposed Chief Guest Names
24/11/2020, Tuesday Inaugural Function 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm 1. Prof Dr Vishwanath D Karad, UNESCO CHAIR, Founder President & Director General, World Peace Centre, Alandi, MITWPU, Pune
2. Mr Rahul V Karad, Managing Trustee & Executive President, MITWPU Pune
3. Padma Bhushan Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar, World Famous Eminent Scientist & Educationalist of India, Chancellor, Nalanda University
4. Hon’ble Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Ji – Hon’ble Minister of State for Rural Development, Government of India
5. Hon’ble Dr. Sampadananda Mishra – Director, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture  (Topic : ‘Life Teachings from the Sacred Texts of India’)
6. Hon’ble Shri Kamlesh Patel (Daaji), Founder of Heartfulness
Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
25/11/2020, Wednesday I 7:30 am – 8:30 am YOGA
II 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm 1. Padma Vibhushan Dr. R A Mashelkar, National Research Professor & Chancellor, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai & President, Global Research Alliance & Chairman, Advisory Council, Expert Panel, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan & Former Director General, CSIR

2. Hon’ble Shri Bhaiya ji Joshi, Sarkaryawah (General Secretary), Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (Topic : “The Indian Concept of Development” (विकासाची भारतीय अवधारणा)

III 03:15 pm –04.15 pm
IV 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm 1. Hon’ble  Swami Gnanvatsal, BAPS Motivational Speaker and Social reformer from Akshardham (Topic : Establishing the Value Based Universal Education System across the globe)
Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
26/11/2020,           Thursday I 7.30 am – 8.30 am YOGA
II 02.00 pm – 03.00 pm 1. Hon’ble Dr. Chinmay Pandya,  Pro-Vice Chancellor,Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

(Topic : `सा प्रथमा संस्कृति: विश्ववारा`)

III 03:15 pm – 04.15 pm 1. Hon’ble Prof. Nitin Bangude Patil, A historical Scholar, Lecturer, Writer, and Motivational speaker
        IV 04:30 pm- 06:00 pm 1. Hon’ble Prof. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Maharashtra
Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
27/11/2020,           Friday I 07.30 am – 08.30 am YOGA
II 02.00 pm – 03.00 pm 1. Hon’ble Shri Indresh Kumar,Pracharak and The National Executive Member of RSS  Judge (Retd.), Supreme Court of India

(Topic : “विश्वात्मक भारतीय संस्कृती मे संतोंका योगदान “)

2. Hon’ble Shri. Champat Rai, Vice President, Vishva Hindu Parishad

III 03:15 pm – 04.15 pm 1. Shreeguru Dr. Balaji Tambe, Spiritual Master & Founder Santulan Yoga

2. Shri Pralhad Wamanrao Pai, Trustee at Jeevanvidya & International Speaker & Youth Mentor

     IV 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm 1. Hon’ble Dr Sitaram Kunte, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

2. Hon’ble Prof. S P Gautam, Former Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board Delhi, Member, M. P. Public Service commission (Topic : “Science in spirituality with special reference to Shrimad Ramcharitmanas“)

3. Padma Bhushan Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, Eminent Computer Scientist, Nalanda University

Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
28/11/2020,           Saturday I 07.30 am – 08.30 am YOGA
II 02.00 pm – 03.00 pm 1. Hon’ble  Shri Kamlesh Patel (Daaji), Founder of Heartfulness
III 03:15 pm –04.15 pm 1. Hon’ble Shri Atul Bhavarlal Jain, Joint Managing Director, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd &  Gandhian and Philanthropist, Jalgaon

2. Dr. Prashant Dave, Registrar, MITWPU, Pune

       IV 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm 1. Hon’ble Mr. Vikas Vaibhav, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) ATS, Bihar (Topic : “Enrichment by revisiting History and Culture.”

2. Hon’ble Dr. Ravindra Shisave (IPS), Joint Commissioner of Police, Pune

Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
29/11/2020,           Sunday I 7.30 am – 8.30 am YOGA
II 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm 1. Hon’ble Dr Prakash Amte & Hon’ble Dr Mandatai Amte, Social Worker, Founder Lok Biradari Prakalp (Topic : Interview on Social Work)

2. Padma Shree Dr. Deepak B Phatak, Professor Emeritus, IIT, Mumbai (Topic : Value Based Universal Education – Challenges and opportunities in the digital era.)

III 03:15 pm –04.15 pm 1. Hon’ble Dr. Jagdish Hiremath, President Cardiology Society of India & Leading Interventional Cardiologist

(Topic : Relationships – Reappraisal in the “new normal” way of life)

     IV 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm 1. Hon’ble Dr. Sanjay Upadhye, Pravachankar, Gappashtakar, Writer, Actor, Magician, Compere, Orator (Topic : नशीब, कर्मफळ नि मनःशांती !!!)
Date Session Timing Proposed Speakers Names
30/11/2020,           Monday Valedictory Function 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D Karad, UNESCO CHAIR, Founder President & Director General,  World Peace Centre, Alandi, MITWPU, Pune
Mr. Rahul V Karad, Managing Trustee & Executive President, MITWPU Pune
Padma Bhushan Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar, World Famous Eminent Scientist

& Educationalist of India, Chancellor, Nalanda University

1. Sadhvi Ritambhara Ji – Spiritual Leader, Founder, Param Shakti Peeth

2. Sushree Uma Bharti Ji, National Vice President BJP, Former Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt. of India
3.Hon’ble Dr RajendraPatil, Minister of State for Public Health & Family Welfare, Medical Education, Food & Drug Administration, Textile, Culture Affairs Government of Maharashtra

4.Hon’ble  Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha & Former Union Cabinet Minister, Govt. of India
5. H E. Shri Arif Mohamad Khan, Governor of Kerala, Former Cabinet Minister, Energy & Civil Aviation, Govt of India (Topic : Eakam Sat Vipra Bahudha Vadanti” (Wisemen Speak Universal Truth)
6. Hon’ble Shri Shriniwas Patil, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Former Governor of Sikkim
7. Hon’ble Shri Ashok Joshi, Executive Director,Technology Holding LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA