Hearty Congratulations!! Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune is awarded with 'STAR STATUS' by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Dr. Sanjay S. Kharat
MSc. PhD, LLB.
Modern college, Ganeshkhind

Dr. Kharat Sanjay Sopan Principal

Progressive Education Society's

Modern College Of Arts, Science & Commerce

Ganeshkhind. Pune-16.


Email: kharat.sanjay@gmail.com

An efficient teacher and an eminent researcher , Proven capabilities as the Principal of P. E. Society's Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce to share and hone his academic prowess as the leader of one of the upcoming and leading college of Pune city in 2008. A die-hard academician, he has not only been instrumental in instilling a strong sense of discipline among his staff and students but also given them adequate freedom in thought and action in order to achieve immense creativity in the field of education.


Ph.D. (Zoology)Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. M.Sc. (Zoology) Shivaji University, Kolhapur

LL.B. University of Pune, Pune

M.B.A. (H.R.) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Teaching Experience: 25 Years


B.Sc. (Zoology): Abasaheb Garware College, Pune and Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune


M.Sc. (Zoology): Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune, Poona College, Pune and Prof. Ramkrishna More College, Akurdi, Pune.

Research Experience and Publications


1. Reproductive Biology of Hill Stream Fish, Nemacheilus moreh(Sykes).

2. E-Book/ VCD on Innovative Teaching of Animal Dissections- Part 1.

3. Field guide of wild freshwater fishes of western Ghats and Deccan area of western Maharashtra.

Research Projects:

Completed Seven Research Project Funded By Apex Funding Agencies.

Research Papers:

Published more than 39 Research Papers in different Peer Reviewed, Indexed high impact factor journals and conferences.

Research Expedition:

Lakshadweep archipelago and Andaman Nicobar Islands for Pelagic Birds Survey.

Ph.D. Guidance:

One Student has completed Ph.D.

Five Students are registered with S.P. Pune University.

Funds Received for College in Last five Years:

DBT STAR College Scheme, DST-FIST, UGC, Research Grants, etc.: Rs. 6,06,47,365/-.

News Articles:

Published more than 50 articles in different news papers.

Positions Held:

  1. Coordinator, “ Certificate Course In Basic Ornithology” Autonomous course run by Abasaheb Garware College, Pune and ELA foundation.

  1. Director, Association of Zoologist, India.

  1. Honorary Director: Histopathology Department, TOXINDIA, Contractual research organization.

  2. Life Member, Indian Fisheries Association, Mumbai, India.

  1. Fellow, Zoological Society of India, Bodhgaya, India.

  1. Life Member, Indian Association of Aquatic Biologists, Hyderabad, India.

  1. Life Member, The Society for Fisheries Economics and Development, Hyderabad, India.

  2. Life Member Board, Progressive Education Society, Shivajinagar, Pune.

  1. Governing Council Member, Progressive Education Society, Shivajinagar, Pune. 10.Member, Senate, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Awards/ Achievements:

  1. U.G.C. Teacher fellowship.

  2. “SHIKSHAK GAURAV PURASKAR” Shikshan Mandal, Pune Corporation.

  3. Sr. Scientist award From National Environmentalists Association (Ranchi).

  4. Best Principal Award Progressive Education Society, Pune 5

  5. Best Principal Award State Level- Pushpai Yuvak Kalyan Pratishthan, Pune.

  6. Best Principal Award by Savitribai Phule Pune University.


    1. To Monitor Goan Environment With Reference To Freshwater Fishes.

    1. To Industries like Ashwamedh Agrotech and Farm Solutions Systems and Toxindia.

  • Experience to work on various committees of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

  • Delivered more than hundred lectures in colleges, schools, Academic staff colleges, Conferences and Symposia on various topics of higher education, natural resources and environments.

Dr. Gagangras Jyoti Suhas
Vice Principal
Modern college, Ganeshkhind

Modern College

Dr. Gagangras Jyoti Suhas
Designation : Vice-Principal Arts & Head of the Department Sociology.
Qualification : M.A. Ph. D.
Experience : Teaching Experience U.G. - 24 Years P.G.- 12 Years
Completed Research Projects : Minor Research Project Completed : funded by BCUD, SPPU
Research Topic : A Sociological Study of Women Lecturers’ in Pune District: A Socio-Economic Perspective

  • Presented Paper in 8 International Conferences

  • Published 17 Papers in National & International Reputed Journals & Seminar Proceedings

  • Attended National & International Conferences .

  • Completed 01 Oriantation & 2 Refresher Courses with Outstanding Grades

  • Working as a chairperson and active member in various committees of SPPU.and Bharati Vidyapeeth,Yashvant Rao Chavan Open University & Tilak Maharashtra University .

  • Chairperson and member of Revised Syllabus Committee of Undergraduate and Post Graduate Levels

  • 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 7 books in sociology for undergraduate student & competitive examination

  • 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

  • Working as academic coordinator from 2009

  • Currently Working as a Member Board of Studies Sociology .

  • Invited as resource person & judge from various programs

  • Received best program officer N.S.S. award in 1996

  • Recived Bharat Jyoti Award From India International Friendship Society

Email ID : jyoti.gagangras@moderncollegegk.org

Dr. Joshi Shubhangi Sukhanand
Vice Principal
Modern college, Ganeshkhind

Modern College

Name :Dr. Joshi Shubhangi Sukhanand
Designation : Vice Principal Commerce Faculty
Qualification: M com. B Ed.
Experience : 16 Years

High Lights

  • Working as vice principal from March 2005 till date.
  • Worked as post graduate ( M Com ) coordinator from 2003 to 2005.
  • Received Best teacher award from P.E. Society.

Mrs.Swati Mangesh Kandharkar
Vice Principal
Modern college, Ganeshkhind

Modern College

Name : Mrs.Swati Mangesh Kandharkar
Designation : Lecturer , Vice Principal - Science Faculty
Qualification: M.Sc. (Maths)
Experience : 13 Years

High Lights

  • Worked as the Vice Principal of science faculty for 10 years.
  • Wrote a text-book for BCA course.
  • Best teacher award by P.E.Society.

Mr. Renuse Prakash Dashrath


Name : Mr. Renuse Prakash Dashrath
Designation : Superintendent
Qualification : Ms-cit, Mcm, M.com
Mobile No. : 9881091091


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