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1. Name            :  PRIN DR SANJAY VAKIL (ENGLISH)

Designation  : Principal

Qualification : M.A., LL.B, Ph.D., English

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• Total teaching experience : 24 Years
Duration Name of the College
22nd July -1991 to 23rd April -2008
[as a full-time lecturer at U.G.& PG Level ]
Shri S.K.Shah & Shrikrishna O.M.Arts College, Modasa.
24th April – 2008 to 23rd May-2014
[As Principal]
C.U.Shah Arts College, Ahmedabad.
24th May- 2014 to present date
[As Regular Principal]
H.A. College of Commerce
At present In-Charge Principal L & C Mehta Arts College, Ahmedabad.
 
• NAAC ACCREDITATION :
  • After joining as a Principal of C.U.SHAH ARTS COLLEGE, the college got accreditation by NAAC, Bangalore, with 2.43 CGPA under my principalship.
  • After five years of accredaitation, the college went for reacreditation (Cycle -2) and got 2.80 CGPA in March - 2014 by NAAC, Banglore, under my headship.
• Teaching Experience at P.G.Level :
Recognized as a P.G.teacher from 1998, teaching at M.A.- I & M.A. – II for the last 16 years. Recognition Letter Number :- ANU.47/7331/199 dt. 18-09-1998 from H.N.G. University, Patan.
• Recognized Teacher in IGNOU :
I have been teaching at different courses (Diploma, M.A. -1 & M.A. -2) and as a recognized teacher at IGNOU at L. D. Arts College, Ahmedabad since 2010.
• Orientation and refresher courses :
Course Place Year
Orientation Course Academic Staff College,Ahmedabad 1999
Refresher Course I Academic Staff College,Rajkot 1997
Refresher Course II Academic Staff College,Rajkot 2000
Refresher Course III Academic Staff College, Ahmedabad 2001
• Seminars & Conferences attended and Papers Presented :
Seminar / Conference Place Year Contribution
Seminar on Rasavichar, Bharat and Aristotle AHMEDABAD 2008 Participated
Workshop – karma yogi -Talim Shibir GANDHINAGAR 2008 Participated
Ethics and Human Right : Developing Values and sensitivity AHMEDABAD 2008 Paper Presented
Value Based Higher Education AHMEDABAD 2009 Participated
Workshop on “MMI – Training Programme for master Trainers” AHMEDABAD 2010 Participated
Seminar on Semester system & General Issues of colleges. AHMEDABAD 2010 Participated
Seminar on Red Ribbin Club AHMEDABAD 2010 Participated
Two Days Capcity Building Training Programme. AHMEDABAD 2011 Participated
Three Days Capacity Building ToT programme (CBCS) AHMEDABAD 2011 Participated
Seminar on promotion of Ethics and human values AHMEDABAD 2012 Paper Presented
International Conference for Academic Institutions GANDHINAGAR JAN.2013 Participated
XIV NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AICP GOA FEB.2013 Paper Presented
Training Programme on Leadrship Retreat for Principals’ CHILODA MARCH 2013 Participated
2ND New Zeland India Businesss Forum AHMEDABAD DECEMBER 2013 Participated
Xth NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AICP AMRITSAR FEB-2014 Participated
International Conference On Higher Education BANGKOK AUG-2014 Participated
16th National Conference of Association of Indian College Principals on “Perspectives of Higher Education in the 21st Century” AHMEDABAD 30-31 JAN, 1 FEB 2015 Paper presented
• Positions Held at different levels :
Vice President :
I have been elected as a vice president of Gujarat University Area English Teachers’ Association (GUETA) for three years from 2012 to 2015.
Co-ordinator :
At present I am a co-ordinator of the Higher Education District (16) of Ahmedabad under KCG, Highr Education Department, Gandhinagar.
Secretary :
I have been elected as a Secretary of Gujarat State College Principals’ Association from 2013 to 2016.
Chairman :
I was a chairman of board of sports for two years, (2010.2011, 2011-2012) and host of Gujarat University Sports Department.
Youth Festival :
I have performed a duty as a chairman of youth festival of City Zone Area of Gujarat University in 2011-2012.
• Paper Setter / Chairman / Moderator / Senior Supervisor :
Sr. No. Name of University Assignment / Nature of Work
1 Gujarat University Paper Setter & Moderator in S.Y.BA & T.Y.BA – 2009.
2 Gujarat University Paper Setter & Moderator in S.Y.BA & T.Y.BA – 2010.
3 Gujarat University Paper Setter & Moderator in S.Y.BA & T.Y.BA – 2011.
4 Gujarat University Paper Setter & Moderator in S.Y.BA & T.Y.BA – 2012.
5 Gujarat University Co-ordinator in F.Y.BA – 2013.
6 Gujarat University Co-ordinator in F.Y.BA – 2014.
• Representation in various Committee :
Name of the Committee Level Position Duration
KNOWLEDGE CONSORTIUM OF GUJARAT DISTRCT LEVEL CO-ORDINATOR MONTH : 8 – Year : 2012
GUJARAT UNIVERSITY SPORTS DEPARTMENT UNIVERSITY LEVEL CHAIRMAN MONTH : 10 – Year : 2011
GUJARAT UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION UNIVERSITY LEVEL VICE PRESIDENT MONTH : 12 – Year : 2012
GUJARAT STATE COLLEGE PRINCIPALS’ ASSOCIATION STATE LEVEL SECRETARY MONTH : 4 – Year : 2012
NAAC STEERING COMMITTEE COLLEGE LEVEL CO-ORDINATOR MONTH : 8 – Year : 2006
VIBRANT GUJARAT, DEPTT. OF EDUCATION COLLEGE LEVEL PRINCIPAL MONTH : 4 – Year : 2013
GUJARAT UNIVERSITY N.S.S. DEPARTMENT STATE LEVEL CO-ORDINATOR MONTH : 9 – Year : 2013
• At University Level :
I was a Senate Member of Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, PATAN (2007-2008).
• M.Phil. Guide:
I was an M.Phil. guide at Madurai Kamaraj University, and one student got his M.Phil. Degree in Literature under my supervision. (2009-2010)
• Award :
  1. I have been awarded “Jewel of India Award” for outstanding achievement and a remarkable role in the field of education in Feb-2011 by the Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi.
  2. I have been awarded an “Eminent Educationist Award” in March-2011 by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi.
  3. Excellence in Higher Education Award, by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, Prashanti Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh
• Articles Published:
  1. On Franz Kafka : “Before the Law – A Close Reading”, Synthesis: National Journal Vol-2, No. – 2, December 2009. (ISSN - 0974-8536)
  2. On Anita Desai : Decoding the Vortex of Psychic Reality : “ A Study of Voices in the City”, Indian Ethos: A Peer Reviewed Inter-disciplinary Internatinal Journal, Vol-4, No.-1, in Summer 2014. (ISSN No. : 2249-4324)
  3. On Hermann Hesse’s: “Siddhartha’s Struggles To Find Peace And Truth”, Sabdlok, Vol -4. (ISSN No. 2231-1610)
  4. On Foster’s Ethical Vision in Howards End, Indian Ethos: A Peer Reviewed Inter-disciplinary Internatinal Journal, Vol- 4,No.2, Winter 2014, (ISSN 2249-4324)
  5. Outlining the Quality Education in Colleges, published in the conference proceedings of the 16th National AICP Conference on “Perspectives of Higher Education in the 21st Century”, February, 2015.
• Social Activities:
  • 2000-01: As the past president of Rotarty Club of Modasa, I was instrumental in organizing a Blood Donation Camp, Eye Checking Camp, Polio Pulse Camp, Personality Development Classes etc.
  • 2008-09: As the President of the Junior Chamber Inernational, Modasa, (JCI - Zone-VIII) I helped in organizing various social and educational activities.
  • After joining as a principal, I did many social activities in Ahmedabad- providing basic infrastructures to the students of corporation schools, and provided winter clothes to the orphans of Mahipat Ram Ashram and the beggars on the footpath.
  • As a principal of H.A.College of Commerce, we adopted two areas of Ahmedabad under the “My Own Street” ageis. We provided dust-bins to the citizens of those two societies and gave information regarding garbage disposal.
• Major Project:
During the academic year of 2006-07, I devoted myself fully to the process of Assessment and Accreditation of my previous institution. Being the Co-ordinator of the NAAC Steering Committee of the college, I collected and compiled the data of the institution and presented the same in the Self Study Report. I feel that I succeded in presenting before NAAC the true picture of my worthy institution. The NAAC Peer Team organized the on-site visit to the college on the 28th, 29th and 30th November, 2006. After studying the SSR and inspecting the college during the on-site visit, NAAC accredited my previous college with a B+ Grade.
• ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY:
  • In 2014, my college (H.A. College of Commerce) organized a State-level seminar of the Gujarat University English Teachers’ Association under my principalship. The seminar hosted 65 participants from all over Gujarat.
  • In 2015, my college, (H.A. College of Commerce) also organized an inter-college Internal Quality Assurance Workshop for members of the Steering Committees of colleges in Ahmedabad under my headship. Principals and professors attended this workshop.
  • In January 2015, two colleges of Gujarat Law Society, H.A. College of Commerce and S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce, jointly hosted the 16th national conference of the Association of Indian College Principals. I was incharge of organizing the entire conference in general, and I was also responsible for the editorial committee, the inaugural and valedictory functions and the academic sessions of this conference.
• OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT:
The National Survey of “India Today” magazine intended to find out the 50 Best Arts Colleges of India. My previous college (C.U.Shah Arts College) got the 47th rank in this survey under my principalship ( 2010-2011). This was due to university results of the college, other educational activities held there, the attendence of the students, the published articles of the staff, other curricular activities and the general discipline of the college.
2. Name            :  Hitendrabhai Naranbhai Patel (ACCOUNTANCY)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : M.Com, LLB, Inter C.A, Inter C.S.
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• Brief Profile Outline
Senior and Associate Lecturer in the H.A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad run by the Gujarat Law Society and serving since 1981 and having more than 34 yearsof teaching experience, and still continuing, inclusive of various capacities as Moderator, Paper Setter, Examiner, Translator, Editorial Board Member and so on, with participation of more than years of my teaching experience and presented various papers at various levels from regional level to international level and not confined to teaching only, over and above teaching at UG level to PG level, Visiting Faculty at ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI and various other professional bodies, have authored various books over the Religion and presented articles over academics to religion. Also been part and parcel of the various committees either as a member or chair, not restraining to the academics but to enlarged to examination committee to elocution committee. Thus contributed equivalent services as an academician to human being to the society at large.
• Academic Qualifications
  • Qualified in Bachelor of Commerce in the year April 1977 from the Gujarat University.
  • Qualified in Master of Commerce in the year April 1979 from the Gujarat University.
  • Qualified in Inter C.A. in the year May 1979 from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India.
  • Qualified in Inter C.S. in the year June 1980 from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of India.
  • Qualified in Bachelor of Laws (General) in the year July 1981 from the Gujarat University.
  • Qualified in Master of Laws (Special) in the year April 1984 from the Gujarat University.
• Workshops/Seminars/Conferences attended
I have attended the followings Conferences,Seminars, Workshops, Discussions etc. :-
  • Faculty improvement programme with the financial assistance from U.G.C. organized by GujaratUniversity Area Teachers Association on 4th & 5th April 1982.
  • Faculty improvement programme with the financial assistance from U.G.C. organized by Gujarat University Area Teachers Association on 31st December, 1986 & 1st January, 1987.
  • Faculty improvement programme with the financial assistance from U.G.C. organized by Gujarat University Area Teachers Association on 26th January, 1989.
  • Participated in Seminar on Company Accounts Some Issues held on 11-04-1993, organized by G.U.A.A.T.A.
  • Participated in Refresher Course sponsored by UGC from 17th January, 1994 to 6th February, 1994 held at Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in Seminar on Issues in Accounting Organized by G.U.A.A.T.A on 14-08-1994.
  • Participated in Seminar on Capital Market in India and H.R.D. Organized by G&N.G.U. commerce &management teacher’s association on 23-10-1994.
  • Participated in Seminar on demet, organized by Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce &Management Teacher’s Association on 24-10-1999.
  • Participated in Refresher Course sponsored by UGC from 2nd November, 2000 to 19th November, 2000 held at Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in Refresher Course sponsored by UGC from 31st March, 2001 to 17th April 2001 held at Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in State level Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Accounting organized by G.U.A.A.T.A. on30-09-2001.
  • Participated in state level seminar on Foundation, Research and Application of Accounting held atGandhinagar, organized by G.U.A.A.T.A. on 24th & 25th July 2004.
  • Participated in Training programme and State Level Seminar on the use of Tally software for computerized accounting on 3rd to 5thOct 2005, organized by academic staff college, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in NAAC sponsored, National level workshop on The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure organized by Sadguru Gadage Maharaj College, Karadon 18th 19th Feb, 2006.
  • Participated in National Level Seminar on Corporate Governance Organized by R.K.College of BusinessManagement, Rajkot on 1st & 2nd April 2006.
  • Participated in National Level Seminar on Emerging issues in accounting, taxation and finance,organized by G.U.A.A.T.A at Gandhinagar on 11th & 12thNov, 2006.
  • Attended UGC & NAAC sponsored principal’s workshop organized by Academic staff college, GujaratUniversity on 17-12-2006.
  • Participated in State Level Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Accounting, Finance and Management at Ahmedabad on25th Aug 2007.
  • Participated in National Level Seminar on Corporate Disclosure in India assisted by UGC at V.V.Nagar on 28th & 29th Jan 2008.
  • Participated in University Level Seminar on Proposed Accountancy Curriculum of TY B.Com at Ahmedabad on 2nd Feb2008.
  • Participated in UGC sponsored National Level seminar on Improvement in Educational Quality and NAAC at Borsad on8th Aug 2008.
  • Participated in UGC sponsored National seminar on Ethics and Human Rights: Developing values and sensitivity atHACC, Ahmedabad on 20th and 21st Sep 2008.
  • Attended International Seminar and conference on Accounting Education and Research, organized by IndianAccounting Association at Ahmedabad on 22nd and 23rd Nov 2008.
  • Participated in State Level Seminar on Micro Finance organized by S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce at Ahmedabad on 2nd January 2010.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 29th October, 2010.
  • Attended National Level Seminar on Management: Current Practices and New Directions organized jointly by BJVM, V.V.Nagar and Indian Commerce Association at Vallabh Vidhyanagar on 27th November, 2010.
  • Attended International Seminar on Changing Paradigm of Accounting and Finance in Global Perspective organized by UGC held at Ahmedabad on 12-13, February, 2011.
  • Participated in National Conference on Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Taxation organized jointly by S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce and Indian Accounting Association at Ahmedabad, on 5th March, 2011.
  • Participated in State Level Seminar on Conflict Resolution and Compliance Management organized by Gujarat and North Gujarat Universities Commerce and Management Teachers’ Association at Ahmedabad, on 17th July, 2011.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 23rdSeptember, 2011.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 30thSeptember, 2011.
  • Participated in National Seminar on Accounting, Taxation and Economic Issues sponsored by UGC held at Ahmedabad on 23rd December, 2011.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 1st January, 2014 on Capital Budgeting.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 22ndJanuary, 2014on Capital Budgeting.
  • Participated in International Conference on Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Ahmedabad on 1st-3rd March, 2014.
  • Participated in three day Workshop on ‘Promotion of Culture of Quality through Research’ for the subject of Accountancy jointly organized by Government of Gujarat and Gujarat Law Society on 18th to 20th July, 2014.
  • Delivered a Live Lecture at Bisag at Gandhinagar on 26th September, 2014 on Branch Accounting.
  • Participated in “Internal Quality Assurance Cell Workshop”, titled as “Tracing quality in Higher Education” at H.A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad on 17th January, 2015.
  • Participated in “Faculty Development Programme” on the topic of embracing the Creative side of Teaching, at Oakbrook Business School on 7th February, 2015.
• Research Papers Presented and Published
  • Board of Directors Report U/S 217 & Co. Act published in communiqué year 3 sr.no 4 - a publication of G.U.A.A.T.A.
  • Independence of Auditors in India - published in communiqué year 3, Sr No.6- a Publication of G.U.A.A.T.A.
  • Management of Receivables - published in communiqué sr no 10 Sep 1987 a publication of G.U.A.A.T.A.
  • Necessity of IQAC a paper presented and published in NAAC sponsored workshop at Karad (M.R) on19-02-2006.
  • Presentedand published a paper as Co-author on ‘The protagonist of Harileelamrita – Psychological Analysis’ at International Conference on Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Ahmedabad on 1st-3rd March, 2014.
  • Presentedand published several articles on Swaminarayan sect in the monthly magazine “Shree Swaminarayan”, published by Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Kalupur, Ahmedabad.
• Translator/Author/Co-Author
Worked and authored in the various capacity as enumerated follows:-
  • Co-translator of 11th standard text book Accountancy of Gujarat Higher Secondary Board in published in1995 and its reprints.
  • Co-author of Cost Accounting 1 for B.Com Semester 3, Cost Accounting 2 for B.Com Semester 4, Advanced Accounting and Auditing for B.Com Semester 5, Advanced Accounting and Auditing B.Com Semester 6, published by B.S.Shah Prakashan and Sudhir Prakashan since last more than 8 years and its subsequent editions.
  • Author of ‘Dharmavanshi Acharyapad’ for Swaminarayan Sect, first published in the year 1995 and its subsequent editions published by Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Kalupur with permission by H.H. Acharya Shri Tejendraprasadji Maharaj.
  • Author of ‘Amdavad Ma Shri Hari – Shri Swaminarayan’ for Swaminarayan Sect, first published in the year 2001 and its subsequent editions published by Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Kalupur with permission by H.H. Acharya Shri Tejendraprasadji Maharaj.
• Extra – Achievements
Over and above, as stated earlier, the followings enumerating extra-ordinary achievement:-
  • Served as Co-Ordinator of H.A. College Commerce for NAAC for accreditation and re-accreditation.
  • Rendered services as paper setter at University level in UG level and PG level,for a period of more than 9 years.
  • Rendered services as Moderator at University level in UG level and PG level, for a period of more than 9 years.
  • Rendered services as Examiner at University level in UG level and PG level, for a period of more than 20 years.
  • Worked as an active committee member in various committees at college level like Examination Committee, debate elocution committee etc.
  • Worked as a member of Editorial Committee for the Sovenieur of 16th National Conference of All India College of Principals (AICP).
3. Name            :  Pankaj Rawal (ACCOUNTANCY)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.Com., M.Com., L.L.B, I.C.W.A (Inter)
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• EXPERIENCE: 21 years
• ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
  1. Working as Joint secretary and Treasurer of Gujarat University Area Accountancy Teacher’s Association.
  2. Life member of Indian accounting Association.
  3. Life member of Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teacher’s Association.
  4. Appointed as subject expert panel for Baisag programme in the subject of Accountancy, by Commissioner of Higher Education , Gujarat Government.
  5. Professor in charge of PG centre (M.Com) at H.A.C.C. since 2010-11.
  6. Chairman of the Exam Committee at H.A.C.C.
*Visiting faculty member in the subject of Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting and Taxation at GLS-ICWA classes and at ICWA classes run by chapter office of ICWA.
*Visiting faculty member in the subject of Accountancy in CAPE-1 at GLS CA Foundation classes up to 2005.
• Work as an Author /Reviewer:
  • Author in book of Financial Accounting and Corporate Accounting published by C. Jamnadas & Co. for F.Y.B.Com.
  • Author in the book of Advanced Accounting Paper -2 for S.Y.B.Com and Paper 4 for T.Y.B.Com published by C. Jamnadas & Co.
  • Author in Elements of Book Keeping and Accountancy Part 1 & 2 for 12 std published by Gujarat State Board of school textbooks for Gujarati and English medium.
  • Author in Workbook / practice book in the subject of Accountancy for 12 Standard published by Gujarat State Board of school textbooks.
  • Worked as a reviewer in books Elements of Book Keeping and Accountancy part 1&2 for Standard 11 and for 10 Standard published by Gujarat State Board of school textbooks.
  • Also participated in workshop organized by Teachers Training Center [GCERT] for preparing modules for Quality Enhancement and Training programme for Higher Secondary Teachers of Earthquake affected area schools.(25,26,27 April 2005)
  • Participated in Curriculum Improvement Programme of std. 11 & 12 for Elements of Account held at Secondary Teacher’s Training Institute, Gandhinagar from 17 May 2007 to 19 May 2007.
  • Worked as a subject expert in selection committee for appointing subject coordinator (commerce) at Gujarat State Board of School textbooks, Gandhinagar as on 16-02-2009.
4. Name            :  Nikhil B. Vaidya (ACCOUNTANCY)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B. Com., M. Com., LLB, PGDFM
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• SUBJECTS TAUGHT:
Advanced Accountancy & Auditing, Costing, Finance Management at UG and PG level
• CO-AUTHOR:
  • Financial Accounting (Sem-1 & 2)
  • Management Accounting & Auditing (Sem-5 & 6)
  • By Sudhir Prakashan.
• SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES/ WORK-SHOPS ATTENDED:
Actively participated as delegate in various seminars, conferences and workshops of State Level, National Level as well as International Level in the area of Accountancy, Finance, Commerce and Management.
• ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT:
President of Gujarat & North Gujarat University Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association (2014-2015).
• CONTRIBUTION IN STUDENTS’ ACTIVITIES:
  • Professor in charge- UDISHA (college placement cell)
  • Member of library committee, Readers’ club and cultural committee.
5. Name            :  Maltiben Bavchandbhai Vala (ACCOUNTANCY)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B. Com., M. Com.
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• WORK EXPERIENCE:
  1. Worked as a lecturer in Accountancy in Vivekananda VanijyaMahavidyalay,Ahmedabad from 27-09-1993 to 14-02-2008 .
  2. Working as a lecturer in Accountancy in H.A. Collage of Commerce, Ahmedabad since 15thFebruary,2008.
• Work Experience at University Level:
As Examiner: F.Y.B.Com
  1. General Account
  2. Corporate Account
As Examiner: S.Y.B.Com
  1. Advance Accountancy-2
As Examiner: T.Y.B.Com
  1. Advance Accountancy-5
• WORK EXPERIENCE: Co-Curricular Activities:
  1. Convener : saptadhara
  2. Member of various college committees
  3. Convener : Reader’s club
• Courses Attended
ORIENTATION:02-06-01 to 25-06-01 : ASC – Guj. University Ahmedabad.
REFRESHER COURSES in ACCOUNTANCY
  1. 31-03-01 to 17-04-01: ASC – Guj. University, Ahmedabad.
  2. 21-11-02 to 11-12-02 : ASC – Guj. University, Ahmedabad.
  3. 10-02-04 to 01-03-04: ASC – Guj. University, Ahmedabad.
• Conferences/ Seminars and Workshop Attended:
INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
  • Conference on CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION Paper presented : The Routine Problems Of Daily Wagers Seminar
  • “Accounting Education and Research” Gujarat University, 22-23 November, 2008
NATIONAL LEVEL
  • Seminar: “Significant aspects of project preparation” City C.U. Shah Commerce College, 22nd September, 2013
  • Conference: “Financial Reporting practice and Personal and Corporate Tax Planning Strategies”; 15th September 2013, M.P. Arts and M.H. Commerce College.
  • Conference : “Accounting, Taxation and Economic Issues”, R.J. Tibrewal Commerce College, 23rd December, 2011
  • Conference : “Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Taxation”, SMPIC, 5th March, 2011
  • Seminar: “Management current practices and new Directions”, B.J. Vanijya Mahavidyalaya, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 27th November,2010
  • Seminar: “Emerging Issues in Accounting, Gandhinagar. 11-12 November, 2008
  • Seminar: “Ethics and Human Rights : Developing Values and Sensitivity”
STATE LEVEL
  • Seminar: “Contemporary Issues in Accounting”
  • Seminar: “Foundation, Research and Applications of Accounting” S.K. Patel Institute of Management,Gandhinagar, 24-25 July .
  • Seminar: “Accounting std. for Small and Medium Enterprises/Pricing Decisions and Cost Accounting”
WORK SHOP
  • Three day workshop on promotion of culture of quality through research july 18, 19, 20 2014 at KCG
  • Short term course on RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCE 1st December to 7th December 2014 at KCG
6. Name            :  Mukulchandra S. Dave (COMMERCE)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B. Com., M. Com., LLB
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Prof. Dave is associate professor of Accountancy for 39 years. He has a vast experience of teaching, academics and other co-curricular activities. He has presented various papers and has taught at various institutions.

7. Name            :  Harsingbhai Bhavsingbhai Chaudhari (COMMERCE)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B. Com., M.Com.
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• Seminars :

Sr. No.

Organization

Subject

Year

1

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

“Capital Market In India “ And “HRD”

23rd October 1994

2

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

Strategic 

5th October 1997

3

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

Financial And Marketing management

22nd February 1998

4

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

Case Study in Marketing management & “HRD in 21st century”

27th September 1998

5

Academic Staff Collage Gujarat university

Orientation Programme

13th March to 2nd April 1999

6

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

“Role Of Entrepreneur in The Millennium”

“Trends in The Capital Market in The Millennium”

27th February 2000

7

Academic Staff Collage Gujarat university Ahmedabad-380009

Refresher Course In Commerce

2nd November to 19th November 2000

8

Academic Staff Collage Gujarat university Ahmedabad-380009

Refresher Course In Commerce

21st November To 11th December 2002

9

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

Management & Change Organized by Emotional intelligence

28th September 2003

10

University Grants Commission Academic Staff Collage Gujarat university Ahmedabad

Orientation Programme Refresher Course In Commerce

10th February to 1st March 2004

11

S.M Patel Institute of Commerce

State Level Conference on Accounting Finance And Management

25th August 2007

12

Gujarat University Area Accountancy Teachers’ Association

Proposed Accountancy Curriculam of T.Y. B.com And tax Planning with Special Reference to Salary and Capital Gains

2nd February 2008

13

H.A Collage Of Commerce Ahemedabad

Ethics and Human Rights : Developing Values And Sensitivity

20th and 21st September 2008

14

Gujarat Traffic Police

Training Of Traffic Trainers

6th and 7th January 2009

15

Akhil Guajrat Collage And University Adivasi Adhyapak Mandal

 

7th and 8th February 2009

16

S.M. Patel institute Of Commerce And All India Commerce Association , Gujarat Chapter

State level Conference on Micro Finance

2nd January 20010

17

Gujarat & North Gujarat Universities Commerce & Management Teachers’ Association

Conflicy Resolution & Compliance Management

17th July 2011

18

Akhil Guajrat Collage And University Adivasi Adhyapak Mandal

“Adivasi Andolano”

14th April 2013

19

Gujarat University Area Accountancy Teachers’ Association & City C.U. Shah Commerce Collage

Important Provision of Companies ACT, 2013 and Significant aspects of project preparation

22nd September 2013

20

Rang Mandal

Agni Shikha

 

21

All India Inter-University Chess Tournament

Manager Coach

24th to 28th December 2001

8. Name            :  Shubha Lagvankar (STATISTICS)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.Sc., M.Sc.
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• Teaching experience:
  • Full time lecturer in Statistics Mithibai College, Mumbai. From August 1982 to June 1986.
  • Part time lecturer in Statistics H. A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad. From December 1986 to September 1993.
  • Full time lecturer in Statistics H. A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad. October 1993 onwards
• Teaching experience in Professional Courses:
Worked as a visiting faculty at
  • H. A. College coaching center For C.A. P.E. I (Statistics & Mathematics)
  • Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI
    For C. A. P.E. I (Statistics)
    For C.A. Final (Quantitative Techniques)
  • Udaybhansinhji Regional Inst. of Co-op. Management For PGDM - Agribusiness Management Course (For Mathematics & Statistics for Managers)
  • GLS Centre for Professional Studies For CPT (Statistics)
  • H. A. College coaching center For C. S. Intermediate (Quantitative Techniques)
  • Currently associated with
    B.K. School of Business Management,
    For M.B.A. in Maritime Management (Quantitative Analysis & Modelling Techniques) Since 2008
• Conferences, seminars, workshops attended:
International conference:
  • ‘Applied Mathematics and Statistics’
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Gujarat University,
    16, 17,18 December, 2011.
  • ‘Contemporary Issues and Challenges of Human Rights in the Era of Globalization’
    Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad.
    2,3 August, 2014.
National conferences:
  • ‘Women’s Development in 21st Century’
    WDC, Gujarat University
    30, 31 January, 2010.
  • ‘Recent Applications in Statistics’
    Dept. of Statistics, Saurashtra University
    26th March, 2011
  • ‘Emerging Trends in Applied Statistics’
    H.L. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
    31st March, 2012
  • ‘Statistics for Research and Development’
    GSA, M.R. Parikh Institute of Institute, Ahmedabad
    12th October, 2013.
National level seminars:
  • ‘Role of Educational Leadership and Academic Administration for Quality in Higher Education’
    C.B. Patel Arts College, Nadiad
    14, 15th November, 2009
    Presented paper titled ‘Role of Parents in Higher Education’
  • ‘Impact of Statistics on Science and Society’
    M.G. Science Institute, Ahmedabad
    25, 26th February, 2010.
Workshops attended:
  • ‘Promotion of Culture of Quality through Research’
    KCG and GLS Centre for Research and Development, Ahmedabad.
    18, 19, 20 July, 2014.
  • ‘Curriculum Development from std. IX to std. XII’
    Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Board, Ahmedabad.
    7,8 August, 2014.
  • ‘Tracilng Quality in Higher Education’
    H.A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
    17 January, 2015.
Other conferences and seminars:
  • ‘Women Empowerment – Challenges Ahead’
    WDC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
    8th March, 2011.
9. Name            :  Dr. Minakshi S. Verma (ECONOMICS)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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• ORIENTATION COURSE :
1997-Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
• REFRESHER COURSES :
1999- Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
2001- Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
2003- FIRST GRADE – Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
• SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED :
  • Feb. 2000, UGC Sponsored Seminar, School of Social Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Recent Developments in Macro Analysis Policy’.
  • May, 2002, 32nd Annual Conference of Gujarat Economic Association, Maniben Nanavati Women’s College, Mumbai.
  • Feb, 2003, Gujarat Economic Association Annual Conference, Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad.
  • March, 2003, UGC Sponsored Seminar, R. J. Tibrewal, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘International Finance in Context of Globalisation’.
  • March, 2007, One Day State Level Seminar, MGLI, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Reform in Higher Education under WTO-Opportunities and Threats’.
  • Sept., 2007, One Day State Level Seminar, GLS, BBA, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Globalisation’
  • Dec. 2007, One Day Seminar, Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Economics of Education’.
  • Feb., 2008, 38th Annual Conference of Gujarat Economics Association, SPIESR, Ahmedabad.
  • Feb., 2008, One Day State Level Seminar, Dept. of Economics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • March, 2008, International Conference, IGNOU, New Delhi.
    Subject : ‘Issues in Public Policy and Sustainable Development’.
  • July, 2008, One Day State Level Conference, S. M. Patel Institute of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Economics and Applied Statistics’.
  • Sept., 2008, One Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar, H. A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Ethics and Human Rights : Developing Values and Sensitivity’.
  • Sept., 2008, One Day State Level Seminar, Umiya Arts and Commerce College, Gujarat University Economic Association.
  • Jan., 2009, One Day State Level Seminar, M. P. Arts and M. H. Commerce College for Women, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Global Recession and India : Causes, Effects and Measures’.
  • Jan., 2009, Two Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar, C. B. Patel Arts College, Nadiad.
    Subject : ‘21st Century and Political, Economical, Sociological and Psychological Challenges’.
  • Jan., 2009, Fourth State Level Conference, Shree Sahajanand Arts and Commerce College, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : Quality Improvement in Teacher’s Education’.
  • Jan., 2010, One Day Gujarat State Level Seminar, Gujarat University Economics Association and J G College of Commerce, Ahmedabad
    Subject: ‘Emerging Role of Institutions in Economic Development’.
  • March., 2010, L D Arts College, Ahmedabad, UGC Sponsored National Seminar
    Subject: ‘Sustainable Development in Gujarat- Success or Failure’.
  • January, 2015, Internal Quality Assurance Cell Workshop, ‘Tracing Quality in Higher Education’, H A College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
• PAPER PRESENTED :
  • 2002, 32nd Annual Conference of Gujarat Economic Assocation.
    Title of the Paper : Joint paper on ‘Sustainable Development-From Theory to Practice’.
  • March, 2008, International Conference, IGNOU, New Delhi.
    Subject : ‘Issues in Public Policy and Sustainable Development’.
    Title of the Paper : ‘Gujarat and its Water Issues-Challenges and Solutions’.
  • Jan., 2009, Two Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar, C. B. Patel Arts College, Nadiad.
    Subject : ‘21st Century and Political, Economic, Sociological and Psychological Challenges’.
    Title of Paper : ‘Integrated Water Resource Management-A Key to the Looming Water Crisis in Gujarat’.
  • Jan., 2009, Fourth State Level Conference, Shree Sahajanand Arts and Commerce College, Ahmedabad.
    Subject : ‘Quality Improvement in ‘Teachers’ Education’.
    Title of the Paper : Joint Paper on ‘Impact and Implication of Global Warming : A Case Study of India’.
  • Jan.,2010, State Level Conference on Microfinance, S M Patel Institute of Commerce and All India Commerce Association, Gujarat Chapter.
    Title of the Paper: Joint Paper on ‘Microfinance and the Millennium Development Goals’.
  • Aug., 2014, International Conference, Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad.
    Subject: Contemporary Issues and Challenges on Human Rights in the Era of Globalisation’.
    Title of the Paper: Linking Human Rights and the Millennium Development Goals’.
  • 2014, Paper Published in California Business Review, Volume 2, Number 3, 2014, ISSN 2330-9156, (International Academy of Business and Economics Conference, Las Vegas)
    Title of the Paper: ‘Water Security: Issues and Options’.
• WORK EXPERIENCE :
Rendered Services as a Visiting Faculty at :
  • C. A. Foundation Centre at H. A. College of Commerce and J. G. College.
  • C. S. Coaching Centre at ICSI – Kanayilal Motilal School of Buisness Administration (1998-2005).
  • NRI BBA, Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad.
  • M. Com. Part-I at H. A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
  • C. A. Academy, GLS, Ahmedabad.
• At the University level worked in the capacity of an Examiner :
S.Y.B.Com. 2003, F.Y.B.Com. 2004, S.Y.B.Com. 2005 to 2009, Semester 1 & 2 2010 to 2012
• At the College Level :
A member of the Examination Committee.
10. Name            :  Dr. Mahesh R. Sonara (ECONOMICS)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
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• Topic for Doctoral Research :
“Regulated Markets in Sabarkantha District – A Study”.
• Positions Held :
POLITICAL
  • Secretary :Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee, Ahmedabad. (2007, 2009 , 2011)
  • Master Coach :Indian Youth Congress, Ahmedabad (west) Constituency, Gujarat (Since 2010)
  • General Secretary (Ex) :Gujarat State Youth Congress (1999-2009)
  • President Campus (Ex) :NSUI, Ahmedabad (1985-1991)
ACADEMIC
  • State Coordinator (Gujarat): National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Government of India, New Delhi. (Since 2013) ( Mandated under Article 338 of Indian Constitution )
  • Member:Telecom Advisory Committee- B.S.N.L, Ahmedabad.(2004-06, 2011-2013)
  • Member:Expert Committee, Women Hostel Construction Committee, U.G.C., New Delhi. (Since 2009)
  • Member:D.R.U.C.C. - Western Railway, Ahmedabad.(2004-06 and 2009-11)
  • President (Ahmedabad City) :Indian Consumers Protection Committee, New Delhi-110001. (Since 2009)
  • Member:Expert Committee, Committee on the effective utilization of funds under the SCP and SCSP, in the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Government of India,New Delhi. (Since 2011)
  • Member:Expert Committee, Committee on the Innovative/ New Schemes for the Welfare of SCs, in the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Government of India, New Delhi. (Since 2011)
  • Member and Reviewer:Text book of " Economics" for std 11th, Gujarat Secondary Education Board. (2003, 2009,2014)
  • Member and Reviewer:Text book of " Economics" for std 12th, Gujarat Secondary Education Board. (2003, 2009,2014)
  • Facilitate cum Evaluator:CAPART, R u r a l Development Department, Government of India, New Delhi. (Since 2006)
  • Member (Ex):Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi.(2007 to 2011)
  • Senate Member (Ex.):Gujarat University. (1999-2004)
SOCIAL
  • Member:1. Akata Committee (formed by police commissioner, Ahmedabad). (Since 2004)
  • Advisor:1. Akhil Bhartiya Sewa Sangh (ShramPath). NGO
    (2.) S.C./S.T. Collage and University Teachers Association, Gujarat
• Conferences / Seminars Attended and Research Papers Presented :
INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
  • Conference : on "Intercultural Communication Competence: Learning, Teaching and Research in Borderless World" held at I.I.M. Ahmedabad on October 2006.
  • Conference : on “India : Investment Destination”, I have presented a paper on "Economic Opportunities and Challenges with global Perspective” held at Delhi under the joint auspices of AICTE (Govt. Of India), Delhi School of Professional Studies and Research, January 2007.
  • Conference : on "Global Warming : Agriculture, Sustainable Development and Public Leadership", I have presented a paper on "World Authority On Bio Diversity and Environment" held at Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad under the joint auspices of International School for Public Leadership, Indian Societyfor Community Education, March 2010
  • Attended International Conference for Academic Institution 2013 on 9th &10th January 2013,by Government of Gujarat as part of Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2013 at PDPU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Conference : on "Psychology for Holistic Living in Global World ", I have presented a paper on” Education and Religion: Osho’s Viewpoint " held at GLS Campus,Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad under the auspices of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, March 2014.
  • Conference : on "Contemporary Issues and Challenges of Human Rights in the Era of Globalization ", I have presented a paper on” The Role of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar in Women’s Rights " held at GLS Campus,Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad , August 2-3, 2014..
NATIONAL LEVEL
  • Annual Conference of Economic Association : I have presented a paper on "A study on decentralizing planning in Ahmedabad District of Gujarat State" at Maniben Nanavati Womens College, Mumbai, May 2002.
  • Conference : on "Quality in Higher education", I have presented a paper on "Credit Co-operative societies in Gujarat - A Study" held at smt. L.R.T. College of Commerce, Akola, Maharastra, January 2006.
  • Workshop : on "The Internal Quality Assurance cell (IQAC) As Post Accreditation Quality Sustenance Measure" held at Sadguru Gadage ,Maharaj College, Karad, Maharastra, February 2006.
  • Conference : on "Gender and Development", I have presented a paper on "Gender Inequality and Development" held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Harayana, December 2006.
  • Seminar : on "Changing profiles of Ahmedabad" held at St.Xaviers College, Ahmedabad, December 2006.
  • Seminar : on "Process of industrialization in India: Regional Perspective", I have presented a paper on "Progress of Major Industrial Goods in Gujarat and Reason for it" held at N.S.Patel Arts College, Anand, September 2007
  • Seminar : on "Ethics and Human Rights: Developing Values and Sensitivity",I have presented a paper on "National Education Policy and Value Based Education" held at H.A.College of Commerce, Ahmedabad, September 2008.
  • Seminar : on "Macro Economic Adjustment, Stabilization and Sustainable Growth in India" held at Anand, September 2008.
  • Seminar : on "Micro Finance" held at S.M.Patel Institute of Comerce, Ahmedabad, January 2010.
  • Seminar : on “HORIZON Thinking Beyond" held at GLS( J.P.Shah) Institute of Business administration, Ahmedabad, January 2014.
  • Workshop : on "Promotion of Culture of Quality through Research"organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat held at Ahmedabad, July, 2014.
  • Workshop : on "Research Methodology for Socio-Economic Research" held at GLS centre for research and development at Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad, August 2014.
  • Workshop : on " Vision Building" held at H.K. Arts College,, Ahmedabad, August 2014.
  • Workshop : on "Tracing Quality in Higher Education" held at H.A.College of Commerce, Ahmedabad, January 2015.
STATE LEVEL
  • Gujarat Economic Association Annual Conference, I have presented a paper on "Economic Consequences of Natural Disaster in Gujarat" at N.S.Patel Arts College, Anand, January 2006.
  • State Level Conference : on Economics and applied statistics, I have presented a paper on "Changing crop pattern and Productivity in Gujarat since four decade-A study" in the at S.M.Patel Institute of Commerce Ahmedabad, July 2008.
• List of articles published in various journals :
  • “Right to Education ;For women Empowerment ”(Yojna-Sept 2013)
  • “Realistic and Positive Budget 2013-14” "(Yojna-March, 2013)
  • "Budget-2012-13 : An analysis"(Yojna-March, 2012)
  • “People’s Partnership: Today’s reality” "(Yojna-November , 2011)
  • “The condition and direction of education in India (GLS Voice Sept.2011)
  • "Human Rights for Drinking Water." (Yojna-April, 2011)
  • "Budget-2011-12 : An analysis" (Yojna-March, 2011)
  • “12th Five year plan and social justic” "(Yojna-January , 2011)
  • "Inflation-A theoretical discussion" (Yojna-August, 2010)
  • "Budget-2010-11 : An analysis." (Yojna-March, 2010)
  • "National Rural Health Mission And Gujarat." (Yojna-October, 2009)
  • "Railway budget 2009 - 10 - : An analysis." (Yojna- March, 2009)
  • "Employment guarantee scheme for poverty elevation." (Yojna-August, 2008)
  • "Socio-Economic analysis of child labour." (Yojna- May, 2008)
  • "Railway budget 2008 - 09 - : An analysis." (Yojna- March, 2008)
  • "Gujarat in 1857's Revolt." (Yojna-October, 2007)
  • "Important objects and draft paper for 11th Plan." (Yojna- May, 2007)
  • "Railway budget 2007 - 08 - : An analysis. (Yojna-March, 2007)
  • "Primary education for our society at under privilege levels." (Private Pub.- 2006)
  • "Railway budget 2006 - 07 - : An analysis." (Yojna- March, 2006)
  • "Importance of VAT under WTO." (Yojna - February, 2006)
  • Railway budget 2005 - 06 - : An analysis." (Yojna - February, 2005)
  • "Lessons from Indian Planning and a Movement towards Economic Independence." (Sahakar Jyot, 2001)
  • "Sale of Agricultural Products - Problems and future effects:" (Sahakar Jyot, 2000)
  • "Dr. Ambedkar and Prof. Amartya Sen: Economists for the poor and Activists for Social." (Kalyan Bank, Kalol Publication,1999)
  • "Amartya Sen: A Nobel Laureate in the field of Economics." (HACC Sports Club 1997)
  • "A Brief Introduction to the New Industrial Policy of Gujarat." (HACC Sports Club-1995)
  • "Is the Octroi Removal Case Strong Enough." (Arth Sankalan- August,1993)
• Awards/Prizes :
  • "SEVA CHAKRA PURASKAR" for individual skill & hard work towards the development of one nation by Golden Star Academy, BBSR Odisha, July 2011.
  • BHARAT JYOTI AWARD for specialized in the fields of Education and Social Work by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi, August 2010.
  • NATIONAL STATUS AWARD FOR INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT for achievement and outstanding contribution to the nation in the field of educational activities by Intellectual People and Economic Growth Association, New Delhi, July 2010.
  • PRIDE OF INDIA AWARD for efforts at promoting all round development of he country and for distinctive achievements in the social service activities by Citizens Integration Peace Society, New Delhi, April 2007.
  • RAJIV GANDHI SHIROMANI AWARD for great achievers in the field of Public life and Educational services by National Integration and Economic Council, New Delhi, June 2006.
  • INDIRA GANDHI SADBHAVNA AWARD for outstanding services, achievements and contributions in education by National Integration and Economic Council, New Delhi, September 2006.
  • RASHTRIYA RATTNA AWARD for active participation in the work of communal harmony and peace by Citizens integration peace society, New Delhi, February 2006.
  • SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD by Gujarat Rohit Samaj for achievements in education, Ahmedabad, April 2000.
  • DR. AMBEDKAR FELLOWSHIP AWARD by Bhartiya Dalit Sahitya Academic for recognition of efforts made for upliftment of backward classes, New Delhi, April 1999.
  • CONFERRED AN HONOUR AND WAS GIVEN A MEMENTO by His Excellency Mr. Sundarsinh Bhandari Hon. Governor of Gujarat for various academic & social welfare achievements, Ahmedabad, March 2000.
• Within the College, my contribution towards miscellaneous activities :
  • Sardar Patel Birth Anniversary Celebration Committee: Coordinator
  • Reservation Committee : Chairman
  • Attendance and Discipline Committee : Chairman
  • Job Placement Committee : Member
11. Name            :  Dr. Jean Dsouza (ENGLISH)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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• Topic of the M.Phil. Dissertation:
“Irony in the Poems of Philip Larkin”.
• Topic of the Doctoral Research:
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE THROUGH GENDER PARADIGMS.
• Seminars/Conferences Attended:
  • “Teaching of English Language, Literature and Communication: Issues and Strategies”. 2001 (UGC sponsored State Level conference)
  • “Shakti: from Infringement to Empowerment”. 2001 (Ministry of HRD National Seminar).
  • “Empowering Women through Information and knowledge from oral traditions to ICT”. 2003.(International Conference organized by SNDT University and Center for Women’s Development Studies ,New Delhi).
  • “Redefining Feminism/s”. 2005 (Ministry of HRD National Conference).
  • “One hundred years of Indian Immigration to Canada: Perspectives ,Policies and Implications”. 2006. (International symposium organized by the James Reaney Canadian center and External Affairs Ministry of Canada).
  • “Weaving the Information Society: A Gender and Multicultural Perspective”. 2006 (International Conference organized at Mexico City by the gender studies department at the University of Mexico)
  • “English Language and Multiple Literacies”. May, 2008. (17th MELTA International Conference, organized by the Malaysia English Language Teaching Association at Selangor, Malaysia)
  • “Ethics and Human Rights: Developing Values and Sensitivity”. September, 2008 (National UGC sponsored Seminar, organized by H.A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad.)
  • “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Spirituality in the Literatures of the English-speaking World”. July 2009 (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • 8th International Conference on the Humanities “New Directions in the Humanities”. June-July 2010 (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • “Magic Of The Word: Storytelling For Ecological Conservation And Inter-Racial Understanding” (International Storytelling conference and festival, Department of English, University of Mumbai) 7th to 9th October, 2011
  • International Conference on “The Impact of Social Changes on English Language and Literature: An Overview of the Past 100 Years” in February, 2014 (Lingaya’s University, Faridabad)
  • National Conference on “The New Millennium: The First Decade of Indian Writing in English” in February, 2015 (Smt. S.R. Mehta Arts College, Ahmedabad)
• Research Papers Presented:
  • “The Indian Metaphor in English: The Future of the language” (Presented at UGC sponsored Conference published by Atlanta publications 2002).
  • “The figure of the Biblical God and Eve: A Subject–Object Approach” published in Shakti: Multi Disciplinary Perspectives on Women’s Empowerment in India (Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2003).
  • “Sexuality Repressed: A Study of some Female Biblical Characters” (Presented at the international conference on women empowerment at Pune in 2003).
  • “Some Fairy Tales and Bible Narratives” published in Kathasaar : Literary Narratives and Translations (Published by the Katha–Xavier’s Center for Translation, 2005).
  • “The Feminine facts of a Masculine Christ” (Presented at the “Redefining Feminism/s Seminar in 2005).
  • “Actions That Speak: Gender Play and Power Sway in Some Biblical 'Information” (Presented at the Know How Conference at Mexico City, 2006).
  • “Ethics: Constructs” (Presented at National Seminar on “Ethics and Human Rights: Developing Values and Sensitivity” at Ahmedabad, 2008)
  • “Limiting God, Limiting Spirituality: The Representation of the Christian God in Genesis and in the Gospels”. (Presented at the International Conference on Inter-disciplinary Approaches to Spirituality at Vienna, Austria, July 2009)
  • “Actions that Speak: Alternative Ways of Reading the Bible”. (Presented at the 8th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities at UCLA, June-July 2010)
  • “ “Let Him Who Has Ears, Hear”: Re-Reading Some of Jesus’ Parables” (Presented at the International Storytelling Conference at Mumbai, October 2011)
  • “The Paradigm Shift and The Bible: Re-reading the Parables in the Gospels” (Presented at the international conference on The Impact of Social Changes on English Language and Literature: An Overview of the Past 100 Years at Faridabad, February, 2014)
  • “Poetry, India and English: An Observation of Bhakti poetry in India” (Presented at the National Conference on “The New Millennium: The First Decade of Indian Writing in English” in February, 2015 (Smt. S.R. Mehta Arts College, Ahmedabad)
• Publications:
  • “The figure of the Biblical God and Eve: A Subject–Object Approach” published in Shakti: Multi Disciplinary Perspectives on Women’s Empowerment in India (Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2003).
  • “Some Fairy Tales and Bible Narratives” published in Kathasaar : Literary Narratives and Translations (Published by the Katha–Xavier’s Center for Translation ,2005).
  • “The Feminine facts of a Masculine Christ” published in Re-defining Feminisms edited by Ranjana Harish and V. Bharati Harishankar (Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2008)
  • “Actions that Speak: Alternative Ways of Reading the Bible” published in The International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp.329-338
  • “ “Let him who has ears, hear”: Re-reading some of Jesus’ Parables” published in the Indian Journal of Humanities: A multidisciplinary Quarterly Refereed Research Journal, Ed. Prof. Mohammed Ataur Rehman. ISSN: 2248- 9541. Volume 1, Issue 04 (October-December) 2011
  • “Limiting God, Limiting Spirituality: The Representation of the Christian God in Genesis and in the Gospels” published in Asian Journal of Social Science Review [AJSSR], Ed. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Pandey. ISSN: 2249-4634. Volume 02, Issue 01 (March 2012)
  • “Blue” – A poem published in The Melodies of Immortality. Ed. Vijay Kumar Roy. (New Delhi: Alfa Publications, 2012.) Pg. 116
  • “The Body Speaks” - A poem published in The Melodies of Immortality. Ed. Vijay Kumar Roy. (New Delhi: Alfa Publications, 2012.) Pg. 117
  • “The Paradigm Shift and The Bible: Re-reading the Parables in the Gospels” published in The Impact of Social Changes on English Language and Literature: An Overview of the Past 100 Years (International Conference Proceedings) (Faridabad: Lingaya University, 2014.) ISBN: 987-81-924212-5-4
  • “Re-reading the Gospels: The Human Jesus and the Divine Christ” published in Asian Journal of Social Science Review [AJSSR], Ed. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Pandey. ISSN: 2249-4634. Volume 04, Issue 02 (September 2013) ISSN: 2249-4634
  • 1 a.m. Conversations: Lines Written in Starlight (Ahmedabad: Jean Dsouza, 2014.) ISBN: 978-93-5156-763-9
  • “Paradigm Shift and the Bible: Re-reading the Parables in the Gospels”, Vetri Education (Quarterly Journal in Education) Vol. 9, Number 4, Ed. Prof. Dr. A. G. Ramachandran Nair (Puducherry: www.vetrieducation.com) October-December 2014 (ISSN: 0973-8614)
  • Editor, Strands of Time: The Timeless Charm of Gujarat’s Tribal Crafts. (Mumbai: NIFT, Mumbai, and Tribal Development Department, Gujarat, 2015)
  • Editor, Conference Proceedings of the 16th National Conference of Association of Indian College Principals “Perspectives of Higher Education in the 21st Century” (Ahmedabad: 30-31 January, 1 February 2015)
  • Blue Jeans. (Ahmedabad: Jean Dsouza, 2015) ISBN: 978-93-5212-350-6
• Text books published:
  • Commercial Communication in Business – 1 (ISBN: 81-8416-073-9)
  • Commercial Communication – III (ISBN: 81-8416-0836)
  • Commercial Communication – IV (ISBN: 81-8416-083-6)
• Work Experience:
  • Faculty at H.A. College of Commerce for English and Commercial Communication since 1994.
  • Visiting Faculty for M.A. (English) since 2003 at St. Xavier’s College , Ahmedabad, and at Bhavans’ College, Ahmedabad, from 2007 to 2009.
  • Currently Associate Professor of English and Head of Department
• Other assignments taken up at the University:
  • An Examiner for B.Com and M.A.
  • An Expert for a Refresher Course for lecturers.
  • An examination paper-setter and assessment moderator
  • A resource person for pre-Ph.D. workshop for college teachers of Gujarat Law Society
• Other assignments taken up at the College:
  • Have been in charge of the cultural activities since 2002.
  • Coordinator for the Basic English Course intended for students who come from the vernacular medium of instruction into the English medium.
  • Coordinator for liaison and communication on behalf of the college to various sources outside the college.
  • Organize annual trips and study tours for students to libraries, orphanages, old age homes etc.
  • Conduct annual public awareness rallies with the students.
  • Have been conducting preparatory courses in creative writing and public speaking.
  • Conduct annual film criticism sessions.
• Other assignments taken up outside College:
  • Editor for GLS VOICE, a monthly newspaper for the staff, students and alumni of Gujarat Law Society.
  • Taught English at various levels for short term courses.
  • Given voice for recordings for commercials and programmes.
  • Anchored events and formal functions, seminars etc.
  • Communication consultant informally for different individual and professional clients.
  • Co-author for Reference Book for F.Y. B.Com. (Commercial Communication)
  • Invited to deliver guest lectures to other institutions
  • Invited as judge for various inter college competitions of Debate, Public Speaking etc.
  • Conducted inter-college Literature Quizzes for B.A. and M.A. students.
  • Translated children’s books from Gujarati to English for Navneet Publications, Ahmedabad.
  • Edited and compiled children’s books for Navneet Publications, Ahmedabad.
12. Name            :  Dr. Chetan Mewada (ENGLISH)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.A., M.A., Diploma in HRM, Ph.D.

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• Orientation & Refresher Courses 21 Day Programme of UGC

1

Orientation Programme

Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

17-03- 1998 to 6-4-1998

2

Refresher Course in English

Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

2-11-2002 to 19-11-2000

3

Refresher Course in English

Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

31-3-2001 to 17-4-2001

4

Refresher Course in English

Academic Staff College, Saurashtra University, Rajkot

10-3-2003 to 30-3-2003

5

Refresher Course in Research Methodology

Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

15-10-2007 to 4-11-2007

 
• Seminars/workshops/Conferences

No

Level

Thirst Area

Paper presentation

Organizer

Date/Year

1

International

 

Intercultural Communication Copmetence: Learning,Teaching and Research in a Borderless world

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Indian Institute of Management ,Ahmedabad

27 October,2006

2

International

Bridging the Gap through English

Powered by Empowerment through English

H.M.Patel Institute of English Training and Resaerch, Vidyanagar

22-23 June,2012

3

National

Workshop on Translating Renaissance Literatures from Gujarati and Hindi into English

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Smt.S.H.Gardi Institute of English and Comparative Literray  Stdies,Rajkot

24-26 March,2003

4

National

Challenges of Teaching English

Communication: Must for Most

Dept of English, M.S. University, Baroda

21-22 January,2008

5

National

Teaching of English Language and Literature at UGT level

Teacher’s Approach: A New Dimension of Teaching

Mahila Arts College, Vijapur

24-25 April,2008

6

National

Ethics and Human Rights: Developing Values and Seisitivity

Environmental Issues and Ethics

H.A.College of Commerce, Ahmedabad

20-21 Septemebr,2008

7

National

Contemporary World Drama

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James Reany Canadian Study Centre, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

17 February,2009

8

National

Technology in ELT

Synchronization of Technology and Approach in English Teaching

Changa Institute of Technology, Changa

29-30 January,2009

9

National

Quality Management and Global Challenges in Higher Education

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Arts and Commerce, College, Gandhinagar

6-7 August,2010

10

 

National

Indian English Literature: Contemporary Perspectives

Love versus Marriage in Girirsh Karnad’s Nagamandala

G.D.Modi College of Arts ,Palanpur

6 February,2012

11

State

Problems of English Language Colleges Teaching in Commerce

Problems of English Language Colleges Teaching in Commerce

Government Commerce Colleges, Gandhinagar

 

27-28 Februart,1999

12

State

Teaching of English Language, Literature and Communication: Issues and Strategies

P.D.Malavia College ,Rajkot

P.D.Malavia College ,Rajkot

20-21 August 2001

13

State

Harnessing Information Technology in Higher Education

Amalgamation of Students’ Psychology with Information Technology: an Idea

Arts and Science College, Petlad

20 January,2007

14

State

Challenges in Education in 21st Century

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Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad

27th,December,2007

15

State

Language Lab Training Programme

 

H.M.Patel Institute of English Training and Research, Vidyanagar

20-29 February,2008

16

State

Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges for Future Generation in Leadership

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GCCI & International School of Public Leadership, Ahmedabad

26-27 December,2008

17

State

Improvement in Education Quality and NAAC

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Arts, Science and Commerce College, Borsad

8 August,2008

18

National

Active Learning: Making Learning More Enjoyable & Productive

 

Creation & Recreation: Authentic Learning Material & Classroom Dynamics

AMA,RELO and American Corner, Ahmedabad

6-7 February,2009

19

State

Workshop for Preparation fo English Workbooks

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Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabd

6-8 July,2009

20

National

Towards an Ecology of Knowledge

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Centre for General Semantics & Other Human Sciences, Baroda

28-31 October,2009

21

National

Internet Tools and Resources for Communication Skills Teaching

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Nirma University,

Ahmedabd

24 April,2010

22

National

Enhancement of Quality of Research in Languages

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Smt. M.M.Shah Mahila Arts College,Kadi

18th March,2012

23

State

 

Workshop on ELT

Reachable Sources of Learning English Language

L & C Mehta Arts College, Ahmedabad

 

20 March,2012

 

24

National

Workshop on New Writing(CC)

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National Institute of Mass Communication & Journalism,

Ahmedabad

10 March,2013

25

State

‘Development Dynamics of Gujarat: Growth, Opportunities and Potential Ahead’

 

Let Us Transform Challenges into Opportunities

S.M.Patel Institute of Commerce, Ahmedabad

 

29th September, 2013

 

26

International

International Conference on Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Knowledge Creation in Higher Education: Canada and India

 

Social Communication- A Handy and Effective Change Agent

 

Swami Sahajanand College of Commerce & Management, Bhavnagar

28-29 December, 2013

 
• Research Papers presented Published

No.

Title

Journal

ISSN No

Year

  1.  

Wish To Be Good Teacher. Follow Principles Of General Semantics

International Journal Of Education For Human Services

  1.  
  •  
  1.  

Communication Skills: Must For Most Leaders

Paripex-Indian Journal Of Research (International Index Journal)

2250-1991

November,2012

  1.  

Be Practical, Don’t Be Idealistic

Global Research Analysis (International Index Journal)

2277-8160

November,2012

  1.  

Would Application of General Semantics Make A Leader An Effective Leader?

International Journal of Scientific Research

 

2277-8279

 

December,2012

  1.  

General Semantics : An Overview

 

International Journal Of Education For Human Services

0976-1128

December,2012

  1.  

Accessible Means and Techniques of Learning English Language

International Journal Of Social Sciences and Linguistics

2319-2755

Vol.1-2,

2012-13

  1.  

‘Code Mixing’ and ‘Code Switching’- Communication Ka Naya Trend

Earnest: An International Journal Referred Journal Of Multidisciplinary

2321-9998

 

January,2014

 
• PUBLICATIONS

No.

Subject

Standard

Responsibility

1

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

9

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

2

 

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

10

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

3

 

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

11

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

4

 

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

12

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

5

 

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

9 Revised edition

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

6

‘Commercial Communication & Secretarial Practice’

10 Revised edition

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Co-Author

7

English (HL)

10

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Reviewer

8

 

Paper 3

F.Y. P.T.C.

Gujarat Textbook Board Gandhinagar

Translator

9

Modules of English

Std. IX and X held at STTI.

Contributor

10

Workbooks of English & CC

FYBCom/SYBCom/TYBCom

Gujarat University

Contributor

11

Commercial Communication Sem 6

ISBN 978-81-317-2739-1

Garg Publication,Ahmedabad

Co-Author

12

Commercial Communication Sem 6

ISBN 979-82-320-2530-6

Garg Publication,Ahmedabad

Co-Author

13

Study material

IGNOU & Ambedkar University

Translator

 
• CONTUBUTION TO OTHER ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE COLLEGE
  • Actively involved in the Admission Committee, Sports Committee, and Debate & Elocution Committee.
  • Associated with SCOPE, DELL, E-Gyan Project, Website Development ,Coaching Classes for competitive exams.
  • Prepared Study Material of Personality Development, Sports and Practices (Gujarati Translation), Presentation Skills, Business ethics.
  • Worked as Coordinator of the Kavi Sammelan, titled ‘Tu Mane Bhinjave’ held in the college where the leading poets like Harsh Brahmbhatt, Harshad Trivedi (Mahamatra, Gujarat Sahitya Academy, Gandhinagar and Hridhwar Goswami (Yuva Gaurav Puraskrut Sarjak) were sharing the dais on 12th August, 2014.
  • Worked as a seminar Convener of a one day Academic Faculty Seminar on ‘The Teaching of English and Literature’ organized by Gujarat University English Teachers’ Association, held on 12th October, 2014.
  • Worked as a member of the Editorial Committee of the souvenir of the All India College Principals’ the 16th conference on Perspective of Higher Education in the 21st Century held on 30, 31 January and 1st February, 2015.
• OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Associated with CA Institutes in different capacities for its different programs at Ahmedabad and Rajkot.
  • Selected as a convener and author in the commercial communication subject text books to be published in 2016&2017 respectively for Std 11 & 12by the Gujarat Text Book Board, Gandhinagar.
  • Working for SPIPA, a leading institute of Gujarat Government for IAS training.
  • Teaching Communication and English language and Grammar to Master of Arts students at School of languages, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • Invited as Resource Person in the subject of English and Commercial Communication for the Workshop held and organized by Navjivan Arts& Commerce College, Dahod on 17th January, 2015.
  • Taught Communication Skills to Integrated MBA programme at School of Commerce, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • Worked as a Member of syllabus committee in the subject of Commercial Communication for standard 11&12 of Gujarat Text Book Board, Gandhinagar.
  • Recognized PG teacher
  • Worked as Counselor for the BEC examination, organized by British Council and Dr.Ambedkar University, Ahmedabad.
  • Worked as a faculty in ICWA, Post Graduate Programme in Port Management at B. K. School Of Management, Gujarat University, Advanced level M.com Integrated Degree Course, School of Commerce, Gujarat University, N.R. Institute of BBA and H.L.Professional Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • Worked as a Key Resource Person at the training programme in English subject of STD IX & STD X held at Patan and Bhuj- a Quality Enhancement Programme under the PM’s National Relief fund.
  • Worked as a Member of syllabus committee in the subject of Commercial Communication at Gujarat University., Ahmedabad.
13. Name            :  Dr. Urmila Patel (ENGLISH)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.A., M.A. , Ph.D
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• Topic of the thesis:
“Search for Self in the Novels of Saul Bellow”
• Work Experience:
  • Working as a Lecturer in English in H.A. College of Commerce Since 15th of February, 2008
  • Worked as a Lecturer in English in Vivekanand Vanijya Mahavidyalay from 12th of November, 1992 till 14th of February, 2008.
  • Worked as a Lecturer in English in J. & J. College of Science, Nadiad from 17th of January, 1987 till 11th of November, 1992.
  • Worked as a Visiting faculty at P.G. Center, Govt. Arts and Science College Gandhinagar, from July 1995 till March 2008
  • Worked as NCC Lady Officer: 1987-1992, 4 Gujarat Girls Battalion.
• Work Experience at University Level
As a Paper Setter:
  • S.Y.B.Com.
    • Commercial Communication
  • F.Y.B.Com.
    • Commercial Communication
    • English Compulsory
As a Moderator & Examiner:
  • M. A. Part I & II
    • (Paper (ii) & Paper (vi,vii))
  • T. Y. B.Com.
    • Commercial Communication
  • S. Y. B.Com.
    • Commercial Communication
  • F. Y. B.Com.
    • Commercial Communication
    • English Compulsory
• Orientation Program:
  • 10-10-88 to 06-11-88 ASC Gujarat University
• Refresher course in English:
  • Spoken English, 07-04-1987 to 17-04-87, CIEFL, Luckhnow.
  • 02-11-2000 to 19-11-2000, ASC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • 31-03-2001 to 17-04-2001, ASC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • 08-06-2001 to 25-06-2001, ASC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
• Conferences/ Seminars & Workshops Attended
  • Workshop: “An introductory course in phonetics and spoken English.” C I E F L, Lucknow. 07-17 April, 1987
  • Seminar: “Shakti: from infringement to empowerment” Dep. Of English. (Gujarat University)Ahemdabad. 23-24 November, 2001
  • Seminar: “Canon: An interrogation “Dep. Of English (Gujarat University) and J. R. Canadian study center, Ahemdabad. 21-23 march, 2004.
  • Workshop: “UGC sponsored workshop for Principals on NAAC accreditation.” Gujarat University 16-17 December, 2006
  • Workshop: “Film appreciation” KATHA, Xavier center for translations, Ahemdabad, 05-06 January, 2007.
  • Workshop: “Information Science, Research Methodology and Future of Canadian Studies.” Dep. Of English (Gujarat University) and J. R. Canadian study center, Ahemedabad. 18- 20 March, 2007.
  • Seminar: “ Sangarsth thi Safalta: Sopan” S.R. Mehata Arts college ,Ahemdabad, 10 December, 2007.
  • Seminar: “Ethics and Human rights; Developing values and sensitivity” H. A. College of commerce, Ahemdabad. 20-21 September, 2008.
  • International Meet “creativity and Literature” H. M. Patel Institute of English. Vallabh vidhayanager, 07- 08 November, 2008.
  • Seminar: “Contemporary World Drama” Dep. Of English (Gujarat University) and J. R. Canadian study center, Ahemdabad. 17th of February, 2009.
  • Workshop: “Enhancing Learning Through Technology” Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya & V. P. M. P. Polytechnic, Gandhinagar. 18-19 December, 2009.
  • Seminar: “Kamala Das: A Tribute” Dep. Of English (Gujarat University) 11-12 January, 2010.
  • Seminar: “Quality Management and Global Challenges” Uma Arts & Nathiba Commerce Mahila College, Gandhinagar. 06-07 August, 2010.
• Paper presentation:
  • National Seminar: “Global Village: Society, Culture and Literature” N. A. and T. V. Patel Arts College, Vallabh Vidhayanager. (Presented a paper- “Saul Bellow’s “Seize the Day” A mirror of strained relation in modern society”) 07-08 December, 2008.
  • National Seminar: “Indian English Literature: Contemporary Perspectives” G. D. Modi College of Arts, Palanpur. 05-06 February, 2012. (Presented a paper- Jointly with Dr. Jean D’souza and Dr. Chetan Mewada. “Love Versus Marriage in Girish Karnad’s Nagmandal.)
  • International Conference: “Contemporary Issues and Challenges of Human Rights in the Era of Globalization” organized by the Gujarat Law Society, Ahemdabad. 02-3 August, 2014. (presented a paper “ Neither Here Not There: The Situation of Third Gender in India”)
• Research Papers Published:
  • “The Beastly Metamorphosis of Henderson In Saul Bellow’s Henderson the Rain King”. LITERARY ENDEAVOUR. Vol.III, No.3, July 2012. ISSN 0976-299X.
  • “The Harvest of a Chaotic Self: The Poetry of Kamala Das”. NEW ACADEMIA. Vol. I, Issue IV, October 2012. ISSN 2277-3967.
• Contributions to College Co-Curricular Activities:
  • Professor- in- Charge of youth Activities .( J.&J. Science College, Nadiad)
  • Trained cadets in pre-RDC, RDC and Annual training camps of NCC .( J.&J. Science College, Nadiad)
  • Escorted cadets and Participated in Trekking camps of NCC. ( J.&J. Science College, Nadiad)
  • Escorted College students on Study Tours.( J.&J. Science College)
  • Head of Examination and Time-Table Committee ( Vivekanand Vanijya Mahavidyalaya)
  • Convener: CWDC ( Vivekananda Vanijya Mahavidyalaya )
  • Professor- in- Charge of youth Activities ( Vivekananda Vanijya Mahavidyalaya )
  • Member of various committees.(H.A.College of Commerce)
• Other Achievements & Activities:
  • Member of organization committee for Inter-Zonal youth festivals of Gujarat University
  • On the penal of Judges and rendered services as a Judge in Fine Arts Competitions in youth festivals. Gujarat University
  • Participated in “BISAG” programs run by Gujarat Government Education Department.
  • Informally associated with Social welfare, Blood Donation Camps, Cattle Camps, Bal Vikas, Women Empowerment, and Rural Development SEVA projects of SHRI SATYASAI SEVA ORGANIZATIONS.
14. Name            :  Dr. Anuradha Vinay Pagedar (BUSINESS LAWS)

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.Sc. Biochemistry, LLB, LLM, M. A. Public Administration, Ph.D.

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• ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • Ph.D. in the subject of Law from Bhavnagar University. Date of notification: 21-5-2011.
    TITLE: ‘ANALYTICAL STUDY OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO RIGHTS OF WOMEN’
  • Presented a research paper at Toronto, Canada in May 2010, and have also received the travel grant from UGC of India for the same.
  • Presented a research paper at Asian Studies International Conference on July 26-27 2012 held in Srilanka.
  • Has been Keynote Speaker and Chairperson at Seminars, Conferences and Symposiums at State and National level.
  • Delivered lectures on women and gender issues under the auspices of CWDC of Various colleges in the state of Gujarat.
  • State level Coordinator for the subject business Laws at BISAG lecture series of Sandhan , Gujarat.
• Working Experience:
Teaching Experience: 19 years
Presently an Associate Professor in Business Laws at H. A. College of Commerce since 1-2-1996
  • Part-time lecturer at Navagujarat College from 1-8-1994 to 31-1-1996.
  • Worked as a visiting faculty at professional courses such as C.A. C.S. and I.C.W.A. since 1994.
  • Member of board of studies in Faculty of law Bhavnagar Uni. during the term of 2007-10
  • Has experience as a paper setter, moderator and examiner at Gujarat University at T.Y. B.Com examination in subject Business Laws.
  • Member on the panel of Paper setters and examiner for the subject Business Regulatory Framework and Business Laws at Bhavnagar University.
  • Orientation Course attended at Academic Staff College from 7-8-2001 to 3-9-2001.
  • Refresher Courses attended at Indian Law Institute New Delhi in Dec 2000 and 2002 and at Gujarat University in 2005.
  • Member of syllabus formation committee of the subject of Business Laws at Third year B.Com. for semester system pattern at Gujarat University.
  • Appointed as editor of “Multidisciplinary Journal” published by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat in 2014-‘15
• PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION IN SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES:
  1. Participated in National Seminar ‘SHAKTI’ organized by ministry of HRD and Dept. of English, Gujarat University, December 23-24, 2001.
  2. Participated and presented a paper at UGC Sponsored National Conference on ‘Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education’ organized by Dayanand Aryakanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Maharashtra, January 21-22, 2006.
    Title of the paper ‘Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education: A Soldier at the Border without Ammunition.’
  3. Participated and presented a paper at NAAC Sponsored National Symposium on ‘Quality Enhancement in Higher Education’ organized by ST. Aloysius College Jabalpur, M.P., June 23-24, 2006.
    Title of the paper ‘Healthy Teacher Student Relation: Key to a Successful Nation.’
  4. Key note speaker at UGC Sponsored National Conference on ‘Entrepreneurship Development: Evaluation of the Government Policies and Programs’ organized by Dayanand Aryakanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Maharashtra, February 23-24, 2007.
    Title of the paper ‘Women Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Prospects.’
  5. Participated and presented a paper at an International Conference on ‘Leadership for Global Excellence’ organized by RCEAM, Udaipur, Rajasthan, October 26-27, 2009.
    Title of the paper ‘Leadership for Women Empowerment: A pathfinder and a Torch Bearer.’
  6. Participated and presented a paper at NAAC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Role of Educational Leadership for Quality in Higher Education’ organized by C.B. Patel Arts College, Nadiad, Gujarat, November 14-15, 2009.
    Title of the paper ‘Trustees and Management: Care takers or Custodians.’
  7. Participated and presented a paper at national Conference on Contemporary issues of Women organized by C.B. Patel Arts College, Nadiad, Gujarat, and November 14-15, 2009.
    Title of the paper ‘Female Foeticide: A medico legal Study.’
  8. Participated and presented a paper at National Seminar ‘Kanyaka: In pursuit of Boundless Horizon’ organized by Dharampeth-M.P. Deo Memorial Science College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, November 21, 2009.
    Title of the paper ‘Right to be born: A Birthright?’
  9. Participated in International Conference: ‘Beyond Law’, May 21-22, 2010 organized by Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada.
  10. Participated and presented paper at International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference held at Toronto, Canada during 24-27 May, 2010 at Ryerson University.
    Title: Education, A tool for social transformation.
  11. Presented a paper at a UGC Sponsored National Level Conference organized by School of Law, Gujarat University, October 8-9, 2011.
    Title: Human Rights and Gender Equality; A Socio-Lego Study.
  12. Chaired a technical session at a UGC Sponsored National Conference on Human Rights Education organized by S.V. Commerce College, Relief Road, Ahmedabad on April 21-22, 2012.
  13. Participated in national conference on “Amendments in the Company Law” on organized by GUATA and City C. U. Commerce college
  14. Presented a paper at a UGC sponsored seminar on development dynamics of Gujarat State organized by S.M. Patel Institute of commerce on September 29th 2013
    Title: Development with self reliance. A study of SEWA,Gujarat.
  15. Presented a paper at national seminar on Legal education organized by School of law Gujarat University. On October 20th 2013.
    Title: ‘Asserting Rights and Discharching duties’: A study of importance of Human Rights Education.
  16. Presented a Paper at International Conference of Applied Psychology, Organized by L. and C. Mehta Arts College and on 1-3rd march 2014.
    Title of the Paper: The Unseen Wound.
  17. Presented a paper titled ‘Domestic Violence – A Wild Reality’ at International Conference organized on contemporary issues and challenges of Human Rights in the era of globalization by Sir L.A Shah Law College on 2nd & 3rd August, 2014.
• PUBLICATIONS:
  • Research paper titled-‘Education: A tool for social transformation’ in the International Journal of Arts and Sciences. Central Connecticut University, U.S. year 2010.
  • Article in a NAAC publication ‘Quality Education’. Year 2007-08
    Title of the article: ‘Healthy teacher student relation’: Key to a successful nation.
  • Article on Women Empowerment in a book published by Author Press, New Delhi. year 2010-11
• CONTRIBUTION IN COLLEGE:
  • Coordinator of Collegiate Women’s Development Committee (CWDC) since 2005.
  • Coordinator of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the college and participated actively in the re-accreditation of the college during the peer team’s visit in August 2009.
  • Has prepared the IQAC reports of the college.
  • Prof in charge of College Garba team since 1996 which has won prizes at various Garba Competitions.
  • Coordinator of students counseling cell during 2008- 2011.
  • Successfully arranged the Personality development Lecture series during year 2008-2011.
  • Coordinated UGC Sponsored a national level seminar on Human Rights and Ethics in Sept. 2008
  • Coordinator of a Jointly organized CWDC Seminar on ‘Challenges for Women in 21st Century’ on August 22, 2009, under the auspices of Collegiate Women’s Development Committee of H.A.C.C. and S.M.P.I.C.
  • Coordinator of a workshop titled “Tracing Quality in Higher Education” under the auspices of IQAC of H.A College of Commerce.
  • In-charge of for conducting prayer of the college.
15. Name            :  Mahendrakumar Samjibhai Vasava (PHYSICAL EDUCATION)

Designation  : Physical Education Director

Qualification : B.P.E., M.PED.
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Prof. Vasava has two years experience as faculty at the college. He is an able sportsperson and has participated at various national and state level events.

16. Name            :  Dr. Kishorchandra K. Sharma (LIBRARIAN)

Designation  : Librarian

Qualification : B.A., B.LIB., M.LIB., Ph.D.
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• EXPERIENCE:
  • Working as a Librarian from last 20 years at H.A. College of Commerce.
• ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP:
  • Gujarat State Librarian Association, Ahmedabad
  • Gujarat Granthalay Seva Sangh, Ahmedabad
  • Ahmedabad Library Network, Ahmedabad
  • Information Library Network, Ahmedabad
• ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • I got Gold Medal in B.Lib.
• Seminar & Conference:
  • I attend International Conference on “Contemporary Issues and challenges of Human Rights in the Era of Globalization” organized by the Gujarat Law Society on August 2nd, 3rd 2014 at Ahmedabad.
  • I attend Seminar on “Libraries and Education – Vision 2020” held on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at Senate Hall, Gujarat University Organized jointly by ADINET, INFLIBNT Centre and Gujarat University Library Ahmedabad.
  • I attend Quarterly Seminar on “Increasing usage of E-Resources in college libraries jointly organized by ADINET and K.K.Shah Jarodhwala Maninagar Science College, Ahmedabad held on 3rd January 2015 at college campus.
  • I attend Gujarat Law Soceity’s H.A. College of Commerece “Internal Quality Assurance Cell workshop Workshop Tilted “Tracing Qualify in Higher Education “ on 17th January 2015.
  • I attend Tow week orientation progam on “Open Source jointly organized by GLS (I and RK Desai) Institute of computer Applications and Smt. L & C Mehta Arts college for administrative staff of GLS Campus and conducted G.K.S ( I & R.K.Desai) Institue of computer applications during 19th May 2014 to 30th May 2014.
17. Name            :  Shubhra N. Nanavaty

Designation  : Associate Professor

Qualification : B.Sc., M.Sc.
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• WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Part-time lecturer at St, Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad from June 1984 to April 1985.
  • Part-time lecturer at C.U. Shah City Commerce College Ahmedabad from January 1985 to November 1998.
  • Full-time lecturer at Smt. L & C Mehta Arts College from November 1998 to June 2013.
  • Full-time lecturer at H.A. College of commerce Ahmedabad from June 2013 to date.
• Refresher Courses Attended:
  • 11-3-2003 to 31-3-2003
  • 18-1-2005 to 07-02-2005
  • 17-11-2008 to 07-12-2008
• Orientation Course Attended:
  • 18-01-2005
• Have given subject related lectures at SANDHAN (Gandhinagar)
• Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat (KCG) Programmes Attended:
  • Training and capability building programme in statistics by KCG from 21st - 26th November 2011.
  • Second short tirm course on research methodology by KCG from 1st – 6th December 2014.
• Papers Presented:
  • Paper titled ‘ Women and Judiciary ‘ at National conference on ‘Women’s development in 21st century’ organized by WDC Gujarat University on January 30-31 2010
  • Paper titled ‘A discussion on prevalent opinion about representation of Women in Judiciary’ at inter-national on ‘issues and challenges of human rights in the era of globalization by GLS Law college on August 2-3 2014.
• Participated in Conferences / Workshop:
  • Workshop title ‘Tracing Quality in higher education’ by internal Quality assurance cell of H.A.College of Commerce on 17th January 2015.
  • Two days faculty development programme on the “use of SPSS in Research “ on July 25-26 2014, by GLS BBA
  • National conference on statistics for research and development on 12th October 2013.
  • International Conference on ‘Applied mathematics and statistics’ by department of statistics Gujarat University 16-18 December 2011.
  • Workshop on ‘Research options for WILPERS’ in Gujarat organized by WILPF (INDIA) on 15th September 2011.
  • State level seminar by Gujarat History Professor Association on 6th August 2011.
  • Participated at the celebration of “statistics Day” on 29th June 2011
  • National level conference on ‘recent application in statistics’ on 26th march 2011 at Rajkot.
  • International Womens Day seminar on ‘women empowerment – challenges Ahead’ on 8th March 2011
  • Workshop on ‘the non-violence principle and south-Asian realities’ organized by WILPF-India on 4th January 2010.
  • National seminar on “impact of statistics on science and society” by M.G. Science institute on 25-26 February 2010.
  • State level CWDC seminar on “Challenge Faced by in Education & Employment” organized by NRIBA and GLSIBA on 21st November, 2009.
  • State Level seminar on “Statistical Computing with MS Excel, Open Office Calc and SPSS” on 3rd October, 2009.
• Other ACTIVITIES:
  1. PARTICIPATED IN A DISCUSSION ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTION OF PARENTS FOR A HEALTHY SOCIETY ON AHMEDABAD DOORDARSHAN IN NOVEMBER, 2009.
  2. Participated in a discussion about Female Foeticide on Ahmedabad Doordarshan in October, 2010.
  3. Life Member of WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, India) having its office at Gujarat Vidyapith.
  4. Actively involved with Missionaries of Charity (Orphanage and Home for Destitute – Mother Teresa).
  5. Participated in “Pinkathon” – A breast cancer awareness marathon race on 12th October, 2014.
  6. Member of Readers’ Club of the college.
17. Name            :  Dr. Alpa Paghdal

Designation  : Assistant Professor

Qualification : B.com, M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D
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• ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • University First in M.Com and awarded Gold Medal.
• MEMBERSHIP OF ORGANISATIONS:
  • Indian Accounting Association – Ahmedabad branch.
  • Gujarat and North Gujarat Commerce Association.
• PUBLICATION:
  • “Factor Influencing Dividend Policy Decisions In Indian Banking Sector” - Acme international journal of multidisciplinary research
  • Published article in “Yojana” and “Earthsankalan”
• Ph.D Thesis :
  • A Study of Dividend Policy of Indian Banking Sector.
• SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
  • National seminar on “contemporary issues in Accounting and Taxation” - S. D. school of Commerce, Ahmedabad
  • International seminar on “IFRS- A Global Convergence of Accounting Standards” - S.D.School of Commerce, Ahmedabad.
  • International seminar on “Ethical Issue in Management Accounting and Finance” - Atmiya Institute of Business Management, Rajkot
  • National seminar on “Investment Pattern Changes- An analysis of equity tax Saving Schemes of Mutual Fund” - Department of Business Studies, Vallabh Vidyanagar.
  • National seminar on “A Study of Dividend Policy of Indian Banking Sector” - Shree G.K.Bosamia Arts and Commerce College, Jetpur
 
 

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