Founder & CEO
Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL).

Ketan Deshpande

Ketan Deshpande at age of 19 started FUEL with the aim no student should miss a career opportunity due to a lack of information. Read Full Story…

Ketan Deshpande - Honors And Awards​

real estate


  • Semi-Finalist Dell Social Innovation Competition University of Texas, Austin May 2010
  • Delegate for International Youth Leadership Camp, Okayama at Association of Friends of Japan (February 2005)
personal & business


  • Ashoka – International Fellowship to founder
  • Unltd India- Recognized Level 3 Investee(Highest level)


  • Best Ramdandi (outstanding student) – Bhonsala Military School, Nashik April 2002
  • Best All-Rounder Student – St.Aloysius Covent School, Bhusawal- January 2004
personal & business


  • Runner up for Big 50-K Business Plan Competition at TIE Hubli February 2009
  •  National Finalist i2i 2010 at IIM Calcutta 2010
  • Second Prize at International B-Plan conference at Great Lakes of Institute of Management January 2010
  • Certificate of Merit For Highly Commendable Essay at Competition Success Review July 2005
  • Runner up for TIE Bizbuzz 2010 at TIE Kanpur March 2010
  • Participant Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at Rotary (2004 – 2006 (2 years)


  • Student’s Fuel- FUEL October 8, 2006
  • Authors: Ketan Deshpande
  • Entrepreneur’s Fuel- @FUEL ,Foreword by Dr.Desh Deshpande February 2010

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Vision 2021-22

  • A Nation where the rural and urban divide has reduced to a thin line.
  • A Nation where there is an equitable distribution and adequate access to energy and quality water.
  • A Nation where agriculture, industry and service sector work together in symphony.
  • A Nation where education with value system is not denied to any meritorious candidates because of societal or economic discrimination.
  • A Nation which is the best destination for the most talented scholars, scientists, and investors.
  • A Nation where the best of health care is available to all.
  • A Nation where the governance is responsive, transparent, and corruption-free.
  • A Nation where poverty has been totally eradicated, illiteracy removed and crimes against women and children are absent and none in the society feels alienated.
  • A Nation that is prosperous, healthy, secure, devoid of terrorism, peaceful and happy and continues with a sustainable growth path.
  • A Nation that is one of the best places to live in and is proud of its leadership through creative and effective leadership in Parliament, State Assemblies and other institutions of the State.
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