Adarsh College of Arts & Commerce, Kulgaon
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(Recognized under 2(f) & 12 B of UGC Act 1956, Permanently Affiliated To University Of Mumbai)

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                          Dr. (Mrs.) Vaidehi Daptardar

B.Com, B.A., M.A., PGDHE, SET,Ph.D. (Eco) MBA (Finance)


v  Objective

To offer an excellent leadership to an institution for mutual prosperity; using Academic Knowledge, Research, Interpersonal and Administrative Skills.


v  Experience


Ø Academic&Administrative: (35 years)

1.      A Professor, A Researcher & Principal

2.      A Post Graduate teacher (MBA, M.Phil, MA, M.Com)

3.      A Recognized Guide for M Phil and Ph D.

4.      Director – YCMOU Center.

5.      Member, Academic Council, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, University of Mumbai. (2010-2015)

6.      Convener & Memberof Mumbai University – LIC & Syllabus Framework

7.      Member of Various Committees – Expert Committee, Permanent Affiliation, Superannuation, Annual Publications, Scrutiny, Search, CAS, Review.

8.      VC’snominee as Subject Expert.

9.      Member of Advisory Committee of various institutions.

10.  Worked as Chairman, Moderator, Paper-Setter

11.  Founder Director of SomaiyaGandhian Studies Center


Ø  Academic Qualifications:

1.      B.Com – 5th.in University (1st Class)

2.      B.A. – 1st in University (1st Class)

3.      M.A.- 2nd in University (1st Class)

4.      MBA - 70% (1st Class)  

5.      Ph.D.-  UGC Fellowship


v  Awards, Honors & Prizes :

Ø  'Woman Special' Distinguished Academician by Prarambha Academy. March 2017.

Ø  Thane Nagar RatnaAward March 2016.

Ø  Late DattajiTamhaneAdarshShikshak Puraskar December 2014.

Ø  P. SavlaramPuraskar by Thane Municipal Corporation on 21st Dec 2014.

Ø  Late Dr. DattaSamantLife Time Achievement Award , Mumbai 2014.

Ø  DronacharyaAward by AdarshPratishthan, Thane 2013.

Ø  Maharashtra ShikshanRatnaPursakar by Ulhasprabhat 2013.

Ø  Late Mrs. Alaknanda Joshi State Level Women Award, Solapur, 2012.

Ø  Late Mrs. Asha PrabhakarSantYadnyavalkya Puraskar-2012.

Ø  AacharyottamPuraskar, General Education Society, Ambernath,2012.

Ø  ShikshaRatanPuraskarby IIFS, Delhi.2010.

Ø  ShikshanSakhiby LokmatSakhiManch, 2006.

Ø  Loksatta Caption ‘Professor No.1’, 1999.


v  Invitations :

Invited as ‘The Chief Guest’ at various Occasions by NGOs, Women Associations and educational Institutions: more than 200 addresses.


v   Prize – Winning Essays / Research Papers :

Ø  Main speakerat Athens (Greece) for 25th International Philosophical organizations Conference organized by Philosophical Association.

Ø  Top Ranking for the research theme on environment selected at an internationalconference at Aarhus University, Copenhagen, Germany.

Ø  First Prize of Rs. 50,000/-(divided) for the Best Research Paper Award for thepaper ‘Building the Nation through Education’ presented at The National Seminar organized by BharatiyaShikshanMandal South Chapter Karnataka on18 - 19 January, 2014, at Bangalore.

Ø  The Best Research Paper Award at the National Seminar organized by SIESCollege, Sion for the paper on ‘Food Security: A Prerequisite for Poverty Eradication’(2011)

Ø  Second prize at State Level Open Essay Competition organized by YashwantraoChavan Pratisthan, Mumbai on the Topic, ‘Indian Economy: Direction for Restructuring’(1990).

Ø  Late Prof. G.P. Pimparkar Memorial Prize for the Best Research Paper at the National Annual Conference of Marathi ArthshastraParishad, Miraj on the topic, ‘Impact of Financial Liberalization on India’s Capital market’(2000).

Ø  Third prize for the essayC. D. Deshmukh’s contribution to Economics at the Statelevel competition organized by. Marathi Vangmay Mandal of, RBI, Mumbai (1994)


v Research & Publication

Ø  Minor Research Projects: 3

Ø  Research Guide: 3 students completed M.Phil.  One completed Ph.D. Seven registered for Ph.D.

Ø  Conducted  Student surveys and Programs on current issues, media & Society - 50+.

Ø  Guidance to the UG Students for projects ( >100)

Ø  Presented more than 80 papers to various Local, State, National and  International seminars

Ø  Authored 9 books from various fields.


v Other :

Ø  NSS activities & innovative programs.

Ø  Social Counseling & Meeting activities – 25.

Ø  Chaired many local, State and National Seminars& delivered keynote addresses.

Ø  Programs on TV and Radio on current affairs & career.

Ø  Conducted many fund raising activities.

Ø  Conducting various Innovative Programs about linkages among academia, industry and society  likeMatrudin.

Ø  Professional Membership of Various Associations, Movements etc.




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