Academic Attainments :
- B A, MA, DHE & M Phil
- Project undertaken for M. Phil : Socio-economic Study of “Medical Termination of Pregnancies in Municipal Hospitals in Greater Bombay”
- Director International Relations : Appointed as Director International Relations for Somaiya Vidyavihar from July 2010 to Dec 2012.
Teaching Experience :
- 1973 - 2011 : taught economics in various colleges of Mumbai University during last 30 years with K. J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai 400077
- Since Dec 1995 : teaching ‘Managerial Economics’ at the post-graduate diploma level (Institute of Materials Management, Mumbai)
- Have taught Economics at University of Vaasa, Finland for many years.
- November 2009, 2010, 2011 : Invited to teach Economics & Environmental Economics at University of Vaasa, Finland.
- Selected for fellowship by UGC: TWICE
Selected by University Grants Commission, Delhi, India for fellowship under Cultural Exchange Programme for fellowship to visit Mongolia (in 2002, the visit materialised in April 2004) and to visit Finland (in 1998, the visit materialised in October 1998).
Additional Accomplishments :
- April 2010 : Exhibition of water colour paintings at Cultural Centre of Russia from 28th April – 4th May and another exhibition of paintings of 'different moods of Helsinki' was held in Helsinki, in Oct 1998
- March 2009 : Awarded a special recognition Certificate 'Alert Citizen' for 'making people aware of about road safety' from Brihan-Mumbai Police Commissioner and Traffic Branch, Maharashtra Police
- January 2009 : Nominated as member to ‘Council of Policyholders’ by LIC of India
- January 2008 : Was the Chief Guest at Rally arranged by Mumbai Traffic Police for Central Zone
- February 11, 2007 : Won a prize – Runner up - in a car rally (Mumbai to Lonavala)
- Have presented papers in domestic (7) and international (10) conferences.
- I Have Attended / Participated in many seminars & workshops.
- I have worked for the Government, University and the college in different capacities.
- One of my major social contributions is being the member of Road Safety Advisory Committee with Traffic Police, Mumbai. I am a member for last about 21 years.
- I have published two books and write as a freelance journalist in major daily newspapers, weekly & magazines .