Dr. O. G. Kakde
Founded in 1887, the Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) was given its present title on January 26, 1997., formerly known as Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute.
The institute is well known for its diploma, degree, and post graduate level programs in Engineering & Technology, functioning as an autonomous institute from June 21, 2004, received funding under the world bank project TEQIP phase I for strengthening infrastructure. Also selected for receiving funding under TEQIP phase II which focuses on scaling up of PG enrollments, and demand driven R&D. In nut shell VJTI is striving for greater visibility by focusing on research, innovations, and technology incubation.