Arts

Teaching Staff Information

Name : Dr. Gagangras Jyoti Suhas
Designation : Vice-Principal Arts & Head of the Department Sociology.
Qualification : M.A. Ph. D.
Experience : 18 years (from 1992)
High Lights
  • Paper presented in international conference at CHRIST University Bangalore
  • Life member of Indian Sociological Society
  • Life member of Marathi Sanashastra Parishad
  • Life member of Marathi Stri Abyas Parishad
  • Working as a member of board of studies sociology university of Pune
  • 3 years worked as a project officer Jana Shikshan Nilayam (1992 to 1994)
  • 5 years work as a program officer national service scheme (1994 to 1998)
  • Working as a vice principal Art faculty from 1998
  • Working as a information officer from 2006
  • Publish 4 books in sociology for undergraduate student & competitive examination
  • Attended 30 state & 3 national level workshop & seminar
  • Presented papers in 4 national and 2 sate level seminars
  • Received best teacher award by progressive education society in 2002
  • Received shikshak gaurav puraskar from Dr. Manibhai Desai trust in 2009
  • Working as local management committee member from 2009-10
  • Working as academic coordinator from 2009-10
  • Invited as resource person & judge from various program
  • Received best program officer N.S.S. award in 1996
  • Working as visiting lecturer at Siddhi Vinayak Mahavidyalaya for M.A. Sociology -2008
Email ID : jyoti.gagangras@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Bhatkhande Shruti Rajendra
Designation : Assistant professor
Qualification : M.A., M Phil.
Experience : 16 Years
High Lights

Vice Principal, Arts Faculty : 1st July, 1994 to 26th April, 1996

Local Management Committee Member : From 1993 to 2009

Swaramadhuri In-charge ( Intercollegiate Classical Vocal Competition) : From 1993 to 1995

N.S.S. Programme Officer : 1999 - 2003

'The Best Teacher Award' awarded by The Progressive Education Society (2000-2001).

'Yuva Gaurav' Puraskar awarded by Neharu Yuva Kendra Pune, Youth Affairs and Sports Dept., Govt. of India (2000-01).

Awarded "The Best Programme Officer", District Level (2002).

(The unit was) Awarded "The Best N.S.S. Unit", District Level (2002).

Best Teacher Award by Pune Municipal Corporation, 5th Sept., 2003.

Felicitated on the International Women's Day, 8th March, 2003 by 'Rashtriya Kalagun Acadamy'.

Dr. Manibhai Desai Rashtraseva Award-2008 awarded by Dr. Manibhai Desai Pratishthan

Second prize in State level Essay Competition organized by Madhushri Kala Avishkar, Nigdi Pradhikaran, Pune

Life Member of All Maharashtra History Congress

Conference Participation : Participated in 31 conferences
Paper Presentation : presented paper at 6 conferences

Email ID : shruti.bhatkhande@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Shampa Priyatosh Chakravarthy
Designation : Assistant professor & Head of the Department English.
Qualification : M.A., M. Phil.
Experience : 17 years
High Lights
  • NAACCo-ordinator of the college.
  • Resource Person at State Level Seminar for college teachers.
  • Co-ordinator of National and State Level Symposia.
  • Presented papers in several State, National and International seminars.
  • Published articles in books and newspapers.
  • Designed the syllabus for MCA-Technical Communication.
  • Invited as judge for Inter-school and Inter-collegiate debate, elocution competitions.
  • Conducted workshops in English for Secondary and High School teachers.
  • Initiated the activity of the English Wall Magazine - FLAIR.
  • Compered several academic programmes both for the college (s) and at the University.
Awards
  • Favourite Professor Award by The English Personality School ,2004-05.
  • Special Appreciation Award by P.E. Society, 2004-05.
  • Best Teacher Award by P.E. Society, 2009-10.
Email ID : S.chakraborti@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Dr. Sadhana Natu
Designation ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Qualification : MA, B.Ed, UGC-NET-JRF, Ph.D, Advanced Diploma in French
Experience : 19 years
High Lights
  • Member Board of Studies Psychology
  • Member Psychology Research Committee , Indian Association of Social Science
  • Member Evaluative Committee , Chetana Mahila Vikas Kendra
  • Won Innovative Teaching Award of Pune University
  • Member of Board of Studies of Womens’ Studies, Pune University and Member Board of Studies, Psychology at St. Mira’s College, Pune
  • Worked as Resource Person at UGC Refresher Course for lecturers for 10 years also worked as Resource person for NGOs and students for 15 years
  • Authored 2 textbooks on Psychology
  • Published 2 Papers in National Peer Reviewed Journals and numerous papers in regional, state and national journals
  • Published a column for 3 years and many article series in newspapers, numerous articles in magazines, books and journals
  • Editor of Aaina, a National journal on Mental health ( 1998 – 2005) and Member of Editorial Collective of Indian Association of Women’s Studies National Newsletter (2000-2003)
  • Worked as Research Officer in the Foundation for Research in Community Health, a leading research Organisation in Asia (1991-1994) and as Programme Associate in National Centre for Advocacy Studies (1995-96) , an International Advocacy Centre
  • Member of Interview Panel of Infosys Technologies Ltd, Pune
  • Adviser and Consultant to various National Level NGOs and Research Organisations
  • Conducted Programmes for AIR, Pune, Educational Media Research Centre, Pune
  • Read Papers at 15 National Level Conferences and 2 International Conferences
  • Worked as a Resource Person and Expert for State Level and National Conferences
  • Published entries on Psychology in Marathi Viswakosh of Social sciences
  • Recepient of National Merit Scholarship and Dakshina Fellowship, UGC Junior Research Fellowship
  • Worked as Officiating Principal and Vice- Principal Arts
  • Member of Various Professional Bodies like NAOP, IAWS, IAAP
  • Worked as a Chairperson of various College Committees like Library Committee, Arts Circle, Students Welfare, Vidyartini Manch, NAAC etc
Email ID : sadhana.natu@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Dr. Savita Sabnis
Designation : Assistant professor
Qualification : M.A., M.Phil, B.Ed, PhD
Experience : 21 Years
High Lights
  • 2 books published
  • 12 papers presented in National level, 3 in state level seminars
  • Articles published in Hindi and Marathi Medium magazines and books 8
  • Worked as NSS Programme Officer 2002 to 2007
  • Gave talks on AIR and in many Institutes
  • Working as a member of Maharashtre Bhasha sabha, Maharashtra Hindi Parishad
  • Won an award for Educational excellence from Rajeev gandji Vichar manch Trust, Maharahstra Pradesh congress, pune
Email ID : savita.sabnis@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Dastgir Ramjan Pathan
Designation Assistant professor
Qualification : M.A.
Experience : 15 Years
High Lights
  • Attended & presented papers at National & State level workshops & seminars.
  • Working as a NSS Program Officer.
  • Worked as a Subject Expert on University Panel.
  • Worked as a member of Local Inquiry Committee of Pune University.
  • Member of Gokhale Institute of Economics & Politics.
Email ID : dastgir.pathan@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Dr. Sanjay Gopichand Patil
Designation : Associate professor
Qualification : M.Sc., SET, ADCSSAA., Ph. D.
Experience : 15 years
High Lights
  • Read Papers in National and International Seminars.
  • Published Article in Magazine.
  • Worked as the program officer of N.S.S. of Pune University for 3 years.
  • Attended Workshops & Presented Papers in National Seminar.
  • Worked as the Examination Controller at college of Pune University.
  • Worked as the Asst. Director for the Central Assessment Program of Pune University examinations for 13 years.
  • Associated with many national institutes of Geography.
  • Worked as a member of Local Inquiry Committee of Pune University.
Email ID : sanjay.patil@moderncollegegk.org
Name : More Motilal Bansilal
Designation : Assistant professor
Qualification : M. Sc. Geography.
Experience : 13 Years
High Lights
  • Life member of Deccan Geographical Society.
  • Worked as a Assistant Programme Officer of the College N.S.S. unit.
  • Delivering Guest lectures on Personality Development subject to the students.
  • Working as Co - ordinator for Soft Skill Development Programme of Pune University in the College.
Email ID : motilal.more@moderncollegegk.org
Name : Gauri Kopardekar
Designation :Assistant professor
Qualification : MA- Gold Medal, NET, Bachelor of Communication & Journalism, Recipient of British Chevening Scholarship in Women in Leadership and Management
Experience : Worked with MCCIA as Editor, Sampada Magazine & Manager for 12 years. Also worked with Janwani, MCCIA initiative for City Development.
Member of MCCIA Business Delegation to Shanghai, China 
Completed UNIDO Training Workshop on COMFAR III Expert Software at EDI, Ahmedabad 
Completed Certificate Course in International Trade conducted by MCCIA
Name : Sangita Mahashabde
Designation :Assistant professor
Qualification : MA English, M.Phil English
Experience : 7 Years
High Lights
  • Co-ordinator Spoken English Course
  • Visiting Faculty at International Students Centre University of Pune.
  • Presented Paper at National Level Seminar.
Name : Doke Namdev Kondiba
Designation :Assistant professor
Qualification : M.A., B. Ed., D.C.J., SET, Ph. D. (Pursuing)
Experience : 2 Years
High Lights

Worked in Fergusson College as an Asst. Professor.
Articles published in Magazines and Newspapers,
Attended Workshops and Seminars,
Member Central Documentation Committee
Worked as Research Asst., Coordinator, Project Asst.,
Experience of PG teaching

Email ID : d.namdev@gmail.com
Name : Sanap Sandeep Karbhari
Designation :Assistant professor
Qualification : M.A., SET, M. Phil. (Pursuing)
Experience : 6 Years
High Lights

Articles published in Magazines and Newspapers,
Attended Workshops and Seminars,
Working as N.C.C. Coordinator

Email ID : sandeep.sanap@gmail.com
Name :Dr. Sanskriti Awalgaonkar
Designation :Assistant professor
Qualification : M. A., NET, Ph. D.
Experience : 4 Years
High Lights

Articles published in Magazines and Newspapers,
Attended Workshops and Seminars,
Member of the Editorial Board of College Magazine,
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