Ranjitsinh Disale is an Indian school teacher who hails from Solapur, Maharashtra. He came into headlines after he won the Global Teacher Prize worth 1 Million dollars. He also won many other prestigious awards from Maharashtra Government.
He is known for his new transformation which he brings in Girl’s education through QR-coded textbooks. He also communicates ideas with other teachers through 500 newspaper articles and blogs which he wrote by himself.
Ranjitsinh Disale Wiki/Biography
Born on 20 November 1988, Ranjitsinh Disale’s age is 32 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Paritewadi village in Solapur district, Maharashtra, India.
He completed his schooling at a local school in Solapur. After that, he completed his graduation in Bachelor of Technology in Information and Technology from the University of Mumbai.
Recently, he has won the Global Teacher’s Prize worth 1 Million dollars for promoting girl’s education and for his innovations of QR-coded textbooks in India. After winning the award Mr. Disale stated that he would share 50 percent of his winning prize with other teachers also as according to him teachers are the real change-makers in the world.
Ranjitsinh Disale Won Global Teacher’s Prize
He has always wanted to be an IT engineer since childhood, but his journey in college was not good and did not work according to him. After that, his father suggested him to pursue his career in the teaching profession and that works for him as his teacher training in college proved to be a life-changing event in his life.
Date of Birth
20 November 1988
Paritewadi Village, Maharashtra, India
Global Teacher’s Prize Winner Worth $1 Million
Local School in Solapur
College / University
University of Mumbai
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Ranjitsinh Disale belongs to a middle-class Hindu family from Solapur, Maharashtra, India. He is holding an Indian nationality and has immense faith in the Hinduism religion.
His father is a farmer by profession and his mother is a housewife. Ranjitsinh Disale’s marital status is unknown. He never opens about his relationship status in public or media.
Ranjitsinh Disale is a good looking man with a decent personality. He is 5 feet and 10 inches in height and his bodyweight weighs around 70 Kg. He has a dark complexion with an average physique and body measurements.
He has black color simple hair and also has beautiful black color eyes. He has a sharp face cut and a cute smile that adds to his personality.
Ranjitsinh Disale started his career as a school teacher in ZP School in Pat. He worked as a teacher in a dilapidated building that is sandwiched between a cattle shed and a storeroom. In this school, all-girls belong to tribal communities where girl’s education is not common and teenage marriage is a very common practice.
After working there for some time Ranjitsinh Disale realized that most of the student’s native language is Kannada and they found it difficult to achieve expected learning outcomes.
After that Ranjitsinh redesigned all the textbooks and bring on a new transformation in QR coded embedded audio poems, video lectures, stories, and assignments in Kannada. He also won Wipro Nature for Society for using the QR code technology.
These brilliant efforts done by Ranjitsinh proved to be a reward for the school as the school was awarded the Best School for the district in the year 2016 and even the CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadela recognized his talent and appreciated him.
Ranjitsinh Disale Team Won E2 Contest
He also communicated his unique methods of teaching with others by writing about 500 newspaper articles and blogs.
He was honored as the Innovative Researcher of the year in the year 2016 by the Central Government of India. He also won the National Innovation Foundation’s Innovator of the Year Award in the year 2018.