Best Innovative College Award (2019-20) by CEDA.
'STAR STATUS' received from The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Hearty Congratulations to Progressive Education Society's Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune 16 for being the proud recipient of the CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VANASHREE AWARD conferred upon by Social Forestry, Forest Department Maharashtra State for their contribution towards Student's, Women Welfare and Environment related initiatives through Plant Nursey, Tree Plantaion and Afforestation Drive.

Political Science



Under Graduate Courses

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
B.A.(Bachelor of Arts) at general level 3 years 442

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
B. Voc. (Bachelor of Vocational Course : Food Processing ) Value Education 1 credit in the first term of the first year 50

Teaching Faculty

Research Projects

Completed Projects

Research Project : Completed in 2014: BCUD, SPPU project on People Participation in Urban Governance : Select Initiatives from Pune

Ongoing Projects

Research Publications



Paper/ Book





“Samajik Varchaswachi Sakhol Chikitsa” Critical analysis of social dominance

Pariwartanacha Watsaru

Vol 16 No. 6

ISSN : 2250-3145




An article on ‘Teaching and Learning Political Science in an interdisciplinary way’

Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Interdisciplinary Approach to Research & Teaching in Social Sciences” ISBN 978-81-926011-3-7




An article on ‘Syllabi and Textbooks of Political Science - Issues in Textbook Writing’

peer-reviewed International Journal ‘Studies in Indian Politics’ Volume 2, No. 1, Sage Publications, ISSN : 2321-0230

State level


Text Book of Political Science

Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Board



Reading Material on ‘New Structures of Governance in Maharashtra’

Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Politics & Public Administration, University of Pune

Linkage Collaboration

Member of British Chevening Alumni Association
Programmes in association with Janwani and Centre for Environmental Education
Department of Politics & Public Administration, SPPU




Nature of Consultancy


Indian Institute of Political Economy, Pune

Background note on Political Economy of Urbanization was prepared for the National Seminar organized in December 2016


Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, Pune

MCCIA B G Deshmukh Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2012. Compiled data, appeal letter, communicating with large and SME, getting information about their CSR activities, involved till shortlisting of the companies and also part of selection procedure.


Potential areas for consultancy : Public Speaking, Communication, Documentation, Industry-Academia interaction


  • Jidnyasa : (Curiosity) an interdisciplinary group of students from Arts and Commerce jointly with Department of Marathi. Guest lectures and study visits, Quiz

  • Joint Programmes with Janwani, NGO working for betterment of Pune City on Participatory Budgeting and Vision for Pune

  • Discussions on December 10 to commemorate ‘Human Rights Day’

  • Celebration of ‘Fundamental Duties’ Day’ on January 3

  • Voters’ Day programmes by conducting essay competition

  • News Paper reading skills

Support Staff:

Name Designation Qualification Experience
Mahesh Bandal Sr. Clerk   7 years
Khude Peon    


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