Shalaka Foundation:

Shalaka foundation is promoted by highly qualified and experienced people sharing common passion for education. The promoters are well known personalities in the field of academic, management and training-placement and infrastructure and development. Keystone School of Engineering was established in year 2012. The campus is located nearby upcoming area of Pune like Hadapsar & NIBM. The campus environment is nature friendly and we harness the concept of “Nurture with Nature”

Keystone School of Engineering:

Keystone school of Engineering was established in the year 2012. It was started with three conventional courses. viz., Computer, Electronics & Telecommunication and Mechanical Engineering. The institute is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.


      • Mr. Ravi Lunawat

        Founder & President

        Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. He has been faculty member for well-known Engineering College. He has started Shalaka Groups in 1995.With the thought to serve the society with absolute integrity; Shalaka Group took shape 17 years ago in view of growing demands in infrastructure, real estate & education. Shalaka Group started with power distribution network & ventured into utility infrastructure & research & development in power sector. With the registered office & headquarters at Pune, the company has spread it wings to Mumbai, Ahmadabad, Goa, Nagpur, Indore, Raipur & Jodhpur.

      • Prof. Y.R.Soman

        Founder and Secretory

        Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering & Management and has more than two decades of experience in the Engineering, Academics and Management domains.

        • Worked as Member- Academic Council, University of Pune.
        • Chairman – Board of Studies (Chemical Engineering) University of Pune.
        • Member, Faculty of Engineering University of Pune.
        • Has worked as Member of Staff Selection Committee, Local Enquiry Committee.
        • Worked as Assistant Director – Central Assessment Program.(F.E.CAP)
        • Member of BUTR. University of Pune.
        • Worked as Vice- chancellor’s nominee for faculty selection under University of Pune.
        • Also worked as Chairman and Member of various Local Enquiry Committees under University of Pune.
        • Worked as, Chairman of Examination Flying Squad.
        • Worked as Member of Syllabus Committee in University of Pune, Shivaji University and Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
        • Member– Board of Studies, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune
        • He was also actively involved in preparation of various detailed project reports and have prepared for NBA and NAAC.
        • Trustee member of various educational trust.
        • Worked with reputed institutes like Bharati Vidyapeeth & Sinhagad Institutes.
      • Prof. Milind Joshi


        Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum & Petrochemical Engineering and has more than three decades of experience in the engineering, academics and training domains. Prof. Joshi is the pioneer for the career empowerment courses like Piping Design Engineering &Construction, Boiler & Plant Equipment Design & Engineering, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Process Engineering & Simulation. Prof M R Joshi has vast experience in Technical education at various capacities and had worked in reputed organizations such as V.I.T., M.I.T.

        • Member, faculty of Engineering Pune University.
        • Member, Board of studies, University of Pune.
        • His core competence is in –
          Conducting various Industry Oriented Training Programmers.
          Teaching and counseling for career development of students.
        • He has more than 6000 working professionals to his credit, currently with various industries at various capacities in India and abroad.
      • Prof. Prashant Kasabe


        Bachelors & Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering as well as Post Graduate Diplomas in Piping Design Engineering & Construction, Applied Bio-Technology and Water & Wastewater Treatment. Mr. Kasabe has more than seven years’ experience in the Engineering, Consultancy and Training domains. During the initial years in his career he worked as Process Engineer in leading MNCs. He has worked in various capacities in technical and management functions. He has been a faculty member for many years for PG Diploma courses. A firm believer in non-feudal structure, respect for the rights of all Associates, Clients, Transparency and Empowerment of people. He has helped create a company in which day-to-day operational decision making is de-centralized and ethical behavior is the norm at all levels.


        • To emerge as a world class knowledge centre producing professionals
          Of high academic acumen, committed to professional ethics, integrity and meaningfully contributing to national development.


          • To achieve and uphold high academic and professional standards by providing quality education and training.
          • To develop and encourage the originality, creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and professional leadership among the students.
          • To create an environment conducive to academic growth and career development for all students so as to achieve excellence in their chosen field.
          • To respond to industry needs by offering curriculum relevant to changing needs of society & Industry.
          • To instill in students the belief in equality, dignity and the value of every person.
          • To provide active student development programs, curricular and extra-curricular to foster student participation in social development and nation building.
          • To create awareness in students about their obligation towards the society and the nation.