Shard Patel was born on 18th October 1950 at Burhanpur
(M.P), a historical town with many historical monuments. His father was renowned advocate and honorary magistrate at
Mumbai. Since his childhood he is very much influenced by the high moral values and religious atmosphere in the family as also by the patriotic teachings at the schools.
After completing B.E.(Electrical Engineering) in 1972 from Vikram University Ujjain
(M.P), he did his M.E.(Electrical) with Industrial Electronics from V.J.T.I., Bombay University in 1974. He is a member of The Institute Of Engineers
(MIE), an associate of Institute of Marine Technologists (A.I.Mar.Tech.) and a member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Shard Patel has worked with Mazgaon Docks Ltd. (Manufacturer of Submarines, Frigate, Offshore Oil Platforms etc.) as Assistant Manager and with Electrical Research and Development Association ERDA
(afilliated to Council Of Scienctific and Industrial Research CSIR,Govt.of India). Presently he is Chairman of Patel Plantations
Pvt.Ltd. and Trishul Group of Companies Bombay.
He was visiting faculty at The Lalbahadur Shastri Nautical Engg. College Bombay, VJTI Bombay and IIT Bombay.
His first debut as a poet was at the age of 12. His poetry has been appreciated by the then Dean of Vikram University Dr.Shiv Mangal Sinh
Suman, crown poet of Hindi literature. Sharad writes poetry in Hindi and Gujarati. Occasionally he also writes in English. The renowned Gujarati poet Meghbhai Dodecha
"Meghbindu" has kindly consented to him for translation of his poetry book
"Sambandh to Aakash".
He loves to be very close to the nature and loves nearness to rivers, mountains, villages, pilgrimage by Walk and the like. He loves reading, writing, acting and teaching the most. He likes to listen to the classical Indian music, watch the Discovery channel and play chess and flute.
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