Faculty - Core Faculty
Dr. Narendra Jadhav
Dr. Narendra Jadhav is a noted Indian bureaucrat, economist, social scientist, writer and educationist. He is a member of Planning Commission of India, as well as a member of National Advisory Council (NAC), since 31 May 2010. Prior to this, he had worked with International Monetary Fund (IMF) and headed economic research department at Reserve Bank of India.
Dr. Shailashree Haridas - Associate Director
Dr.Shailashree Haridas Alumni of IIM-Calcutta & Doctorate in Economics. She is an academician & corporate trainer with 17 years of experience spread across training in B.Schools & Corporate's. She has many publications and a book to her credit. She has been awarded as 'Best Professor' in Economics by Central Bank of India, & World Education Congress and received Best Teacher Award by UNESCO Center for World Peace Center Unesco Chair. She is a trained 'Veena' player, an instrument of carnatic classical music & also a classical music singer.
Prof. Parimal Maya Sudhakar - Head of Academic
Completed Post-graduation in International Politics from JNU. Received M.Phil on the topic China's Nuclear Policy under Deng Xiaoping and pursuing Ph D in JNU on the topic State and Society Relations in China in the context of Globalization. Has worked with NGOs and international organizations for over 5 years as a Researcher. Earlier worked as a Marathi Newsreader at AIR Delhi. Regular columnist with Marathi newspapers and participated in Prime Time discussions on TV9, Jai Maharashtra and ABP Maza. Had served as elected Joint Secretary and Vice President of JNU Students Union.
Prof. Manish Kelkar - Assistant Professor B.E. (E&TC) PGDM Marketing MA Economics
Prof. Manish Kelkar has 3 years experience in the field of teaching. Worked for a Consulting firm Alchemist Ark prior to the same. Handled social media campaigns for Guardian Minister of Pune Shri Girish Bapat ji. Conducted News analysis for Shri Madhav Bhandariji. Handled campaigns for various leaders. Passionate about Indian Electoral Politics.
Prof. Kalpana Dixit - Assistant Professor, Post-Graduation in Political Science from Pune University
Prof. Kalpana Dixit completed post-graduation in Political Science from Pune University. She recently submitted her doctoral dissertation on the topic
‘Changing Paradigm of Democratic Governance: A Case Study of Electricity Sector Reforms in
Maharashtra’. She worked as a Senior Research Associate for six years in the Resources and
Livelihood Group of Prayas, a non-profit organization based in Pune. She has also worked for
one year as Lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
More recently, she was engaged with the collaborative research programme of the Savitribai
Phule Pune University and University of Massachusetts at Amherst as part of the Obama-Singh
Higher Education Knowledge Initiative. She received National Doctoral Fellowship from the
Indian Council of Social Science Research and was selected for the prestigious Graduate
Fellowship programme of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, RI,
USA. She has also done a course in Quantitative Methods conducted by Lokniti-Centre for the
Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.
Prof. Mahesh Sane - Assistant Professor B.Com, M.M.M ( Masters in Marketing Management) Pune University
Prof. Mahesh Sane has 6 years experience in the field of teaching. Worked for Maersk Lines, MLA foods prior to teaching. Actively involved in campaign for MP Pune Mr Anilji Shirole for 2014 parliamentary election. Handled promotional campaign for Minister of State Mr Dilipji Kamble for 2014 Legislative assembly election. Participated in Various training programs organized by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini for Central and State government schemes.
Prof. Swapnil Patil
Mr. Swapnil Patil is a Mechanical Engineer and a Post Graduate Marketing Management. He is pursuing Ph.D at IIT - Bombay with the Public Policy and Economic Policy as his research domain. Has worked with Alpha Foam, Finolex Cables, Cummins India, Burckhardt Compression and Electronica Finance in different managerial capacities. He has published few Research Papers and won a Certificate of Merit from ISB-Hyderabad for a case study competition.