Hon'ble Late Shri.Shankarrao Bajirao Patil was a Founder Chairman of the Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust. In 1990 with a devoted team of trustees from Pimpri Chinchwad area like Hon'ble Shri D.P. Landge, Hon'ble Shri V.S. Kalbhor , Hon'ble Shri. S.D. Garade, Hon'ble Shri. Bhaijan Kazi started a Polytechnic college.
He worked as a minister for Labour, Gramin-Vikas, Co-operation, Dairy Development and Finance in Maharashtra State Government. He was also elected as Member of Parliament twice. He was Founder Chairman of Sugar Factory. He was a man of vision & social concern who had brought the closed Polytechnic of Bharat Shikshan Sanstha from Umerga to Pimpri Chinchwad area and run it successfully as Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic
Hon'ble Late Smt. Lilatai Patil was the second Chairperson of PCET. Under her guidance also PCET grows to an unlimited height.