Rudrana Hills a scenic and a must visit for the lifestylers of Mumbai is situated in between Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar a popular hill station destination for people of Maharastra and around.
For Mumbaikars who have done the tried and tested paths like Lonavala, Karjat, Alibaugh, Panchgani offers a slice of heaven for all nature lovers and the urban lifestylers.
Vijaysinh Pisal the owner and man behind the property is a man of many interests – a fact that not only shapes his personality, but also his work. He completed his LLB from ILS Law College Pune and traveled abroad to Nottingham University to get his law degree in ‘International Commercial Law’. Upon return, he was an associate with the famous Adv. Sudeep Pasbola from Mumbai. His thirst for knowledge didn’t stop him there; he shifted back to Pune to complete yet another masters, this time in ‘Indian Constitution’ from ‘Bharti Vidyapeeth.
While he was doing his second masters, he decided to start a youth cell in Wai, and bring about a resolution at the grass root level than use law to combat its after effects. Within the span of a year, he set up a youth cell called Vijaysinh Pisal Youth Cell in Wai – his hometown. The primary aim of the youth cell is to promote health awareness, facilitate education to the rural students and work towards youth employment.
Hailing from a family of political leaders, his grandfather being renowned MLA, Madanrao Pisal. He didn’t only meet high expectations, but also paved the way for younger leaders to transform town politics. He is continuously engaged in works for enhancing the Panchayat Raj system.
He also co-setup an NGO called Acrayas that focuses on child education in rural areas, helping children from poor families get quick and easy access to quality education!
He then started working on his dream to build a nice hotel in Mahabaleshwar that would take visitors away from the tourist-flocked areas and help them enjoy the real beauty of the Sahyadris. This is how Rudrana Hills was conceived with partner and long-time friend Rau More. Today, Rudrana Hills has one of the best views of Mahableshwar, giving its customers an experience they can’t forget.
He is currently a partner at Rudrana Hills and handles operations and purchases. He aims to make Rudrana hills one of its kind hotel in Mahabaleshwer. Vijaysinh Pisal has made the journey in just ten years. Let’s see what the next ten years have in store!