BIRTH DATE: 2nd February 1953.
Passed B.A. (English) in October 1976(University of Pune)
Passed Diploma in Materials Management in 1981 (IMDR, Pune.)
Passed Diploma in Taxation Laws in April 1984(Universityof Pune)
Passed LL.B. in March 1987 (University of Pune)
Passed LL.M. in October 1989(University of Pune)
Passed LL.M. in October 2003(Bharati Vidyapeeth)
For more than 25 years, I am working in the field of Journalism. At present I am working as a Senior Reporter in Daily Kesari, Pune. I have worked with Indian Express, Pune, The Times of India- Pune Plus, Maharashtra Herald, Daily Olksatta, Daily Tarun Bharat, Pune, as a business corespondent. Since the day one of Pune Stock Exchange (PSE) i.e. from 1982 onwards. I have specialized myself in stock market related activities and have written several articles reviewing the primary as well as secondary markets.
Prior to this I have worked with Jnana Prabodhinee, a well known educational institute. Also with Kirloskar Brothers Limited, Dr. Beck & Co. India, Pune, Mahrattha Chamber of Commerce and Industries in various capacities. In all these companies / institutions. I was having wide administrative experience.
I have written several articles and special stories in newspapers to educate investors and general public at large. Since I have Law back ground I have written several articles regarding Municipal Taxes, Sales Tax, Service Tax etc. In Business, and political field also I have good contacts and am familiar with the various activities.
I have a varied teaching experience in the field of both journalism and law faculty for the last 15 years. I am an approved part-time teacher in law faculty of Pune University and presently teaching several law subjects in A.B.M.S.P’s Yeshwantrao Chavan Law College, Parvati, Pune – 411 009.
I have also wide experience of teaching in the Journalism and Communication field. I am visiting lecturer in almost all the Journalism Colleges in the city which includes the University Department of Communication and Journalism at Ranade Institute, Symbiosis’s Journalism and Communication Institute, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth’s Journalism Courses and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Pune.
In August 2002, I was appointed as Honorary Director of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Dr. Nanasaheb Parulekar College of Journalism, Communication and Management.
Also in March 2004, I was appointed as Honorary Secretary of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Pune Kendra