This college is a second institution, among the huge D. Y. Patil group of institutions, started in the academic year 1984-85 on 6th August 1984, The late, Hon. Vasantrao Dada Patil, the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, a good friend of Hon. D. Y. Dada, was instrumental in starting this Engineering College, Hon. Dada, an Ex. M.L.A. of Gaganbavada Tashil, was a politician till 1983. The transformation of a politician into an educationalist took place in that year, when the 1st engineering college was started, under D. Y. Patil group in Washi, Mumbai.