St. Mira's College For Girls, Pune

Autonomous - Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University * Undertaking

Re-accredited by NAAC 'A' Grade (Third Cycle June 2017) 2017 : NAAC score 3.41 2012 : NAAC score 3.03 Awarded: Best College-SPPU (2002); , UGC-CPE (2005), UGC-CPE (2010)

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Department of BBA / BBA (CA)

Abhradita Chatterjee Nahvi presented a paper titled “A Study of Workforce Diversity and its Effectiveness on Employees” at the HR Conference in association with National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM, Pune Chapter) organised by the ICFAI. The paper was based on secondary information and had a detailed study of the link between managing diverse employees and its effectiveness within the organisation. The paper was published in The Next Wave of Business Excellence & Role of HR organised by ISB - ISBN NO - 978-81-928887-2-9

Department of Business Economics

Dr. Arwah Madan, Associate Professor, Department of Business Economics was invited to deliver the Valedictory Address at Intercollegiate Conference on ‘Urbanization in India and its Impact’ organized by Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune on Feb 15, 2019; Dr. Madan spoke on the topic ‘Urban Agenda: Need of the Hour’

Department of Sociology

Dr. Vaishali Joshi, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology has published a book titled “Hindustani Classical Music: A Study from Sociological Approach”, published by Goyal Publication, New Delhi (ISBN -978-93-88141437).

Department of BBA/BBA(CA)

Ms. Rekha Kankariya, Assistant Professor, Department of BBA/BBA(CA) attended an Interdisciplinary International Research Conference on “Sustainability: Aspects, Challenges and Prospects in the Global Perspective” organized by Garware College of Commerce in association with SPPU, James Cook University - Singapore and University of Hull, UK on January 17-18, 2019. She presented a paper titled “Sustainable Event Management” which was appreciated for good content and information by the paper evaluators.

Department of Business Economics

Dr. Arwah Madan, Associate Professor, Department of Business Economics was invited as Resource Person at State-level Seminar on ‘Changing Role of Banking Sector in the current Economic Growth and Development of India’ organized by Sinhagad College of Science, Pune on Jan 8-9, 2019; Dr. Madan spoke on the topic ‘Role of RBI in India’s Growth Story.

Department of History

Dr. Sandhya Pandit, Assistant Professor, Department of History was invited as a Speaker for the V. K. Rajwade Memorial Public Lecture at the Bharat Itihaas Samshodhak Mandal on December 31, 2018. This lecture is organised in memory of the late Historian V. K. Rajwade who was instrumental in laying the foundations of the BISM and the study of History. The title of the lecture was 'Pune in Transition: The First British Collector Captain H. D. Robertson (1818-1829)'

Department of English

Ms. Komal Tujare, Assistant Professor, Department of English, attended an International Conference on “Globalization, Literature and Culture” and presented a paper titled “Tracing Gramsci’s Hegemony in a Patriarchal India: A Study of India Media and Advertising” organized by the Higher Education and Research Society, Pune on September 7-8, 2018. She also won the Best Paper Award for the paper.

Department of English

Ms. Komal Tujare, Assistant Professor, Department of English, attended an International Conference on “Romantic E-Scapes. Popular Romance in the Digital Age” and presented a paper titled “Retelling of the Female: Reading Mastani’s Historical Romance” at held at the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain from 9th to 11th of July 2018. She also received a travel grant of Rs.58,000 from the Savitribai Phule Pune University to attend the conference.

Department of English

Dr. Snober Sataravala, Assistant Professor, Department of English has published a journal paper "Shelley, Mary W., & Butler, M. (1994). Frankenstein: The 1818 text. Oxford: Oxford University Press" in the Indian Journal of Gender Studies, February 2019, SAGE Publications DOI: 10.1177/0971521518813278

Department of Sociology

Dr. Vaishali Diwakar, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, attended the 36th IVSA Conference organized by International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) at the University of Evry, Paris, on June 25-28 2018 and presented a paper titled on “Visual analysis of pre-election campaign of 2014 General elections, cleanliness drive and Give-It-Up campaigns and whether it suggests coming up of a New Age”. She receive a grant of $500.


Rama Venkatachalam (2016) completed Minor Research Project titled "Socio-Economic and Cultural Empowerment of Women throught the Revival of Craft: A Case Study" sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi

Diwakar Vaishali (2016) ‘It’s Complicated’: The Construction of Indian Middle-class Teens in Social Media’ Journal of Creative Communications, 11(2) 161–182, SAGE Publications, sagepub.in/home.nav DOI: 10.1177/0973258616644813

Madan Arwah (2016) “Innovation and Craft Revival-Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods” in the Book ‘Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Business, Media and the Arts‘ Ed. Nava Silton, Assistant Professor, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, IGI Global, pp. 376-393 ISBN13: 9781522505044

(2016) PhD awarded to Snober Sataravala titled “The Indian Female Conundrum: A Study of Themes And Attitudes in The Selected Works of Five Contemporary Women Writer” in the Subject English under the Faculty of Fine Arts by Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

(2016) PhD awarded to Meenal Sumant titled "An Analytical Study of Financial Openness in India (2001-2012)" in the Subject Economics under the Faculty of Mental, Moral and Social Sciences by Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

Minakshi Balkawade (2016) "A Case Study of the Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank (MDMSB): A Model of Financial Capability through Social Entrepreneurship" IRA International Journal of Management and Social Sciences. May, Vol. 3 ISSN: 2455-2267

Snober Sataravala (2016) presented paper ‘How will the Parsis be remembered?’ at the 4th International Conference on Inter-disciplinary Social Science Conference at Newnham College, Cambridge, UK July 4-6th

Alka B. Kalhapure presented and published paper titled 'Information Technology and Mobile Computing' and 'Business Communication and New Technologies of Communication' in International Research Conference on Advances in Business Management, Engineering, Technology and Social Sciences held on 3 November 2012 Vol-II Issue 3(IV),December 2012 ISSN No.2249-7455

Smita Borkar presented a paper in "International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Management, Technology and Economics” (ICCIMTE-2012) on "Bar Code Technology" sponsored by BCUD Pune University on 23rd,24th and 25th February 2012 in Pune. International Journal of Advances in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences (IJAMTES) ISSN Number: 2249-7455 Volume 1 Issue 5(I), Feb 2012

Swati Sarwate presented a paper at a National Level Seminar on "Digital Water Marking" in “RAIIP-2012” organized by Pratibha college of Commerce and Computer Studies


Books

Rama Venkatachalam (2017) “TRANSCENDENCE-Exploring Social Entrepreneurship through Identity” Ed. (March) ISBN978-93-86256-66-9

Sangeeta Deshmukh (2017) “Stree Spandane” (In Marathi), Snehvardhan Prakashan, Pune ISBN No. 978-93-85709-24-1

Doctoral Research

PhD awarded to Snober Sataravala titled “The Indian Female Conundrum: A Study of Themes And Attitudes in The Selected Works of Five Contemporary Women Writer” in the Subject English under the Faculty of Fine Arts by SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune

PhD awarded to Meenal Sumant titled “An Analytical Study of Financial Openness in India (2001-2012)” in the Subject Economics under the Faculty of Mental, Moral and Social Sciences by SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune

Chapter in Book

Madan Arwah (2016) “Innovation and Craft Revival-Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods” in the Book Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Business, Media and the Arts Ed. Nava Silton, Assistant Professor, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, IGI Global, pp. 376-393 ISBN13: 9781522505044

Research Projects

Rama Venkatachalam (2016) completed Minor Research Project titled “Socio-Economic and Cultural Empowerment of Women through the Revival of Craft: A Case Study” sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi

Journal Articles

Dr. Deepika Chadda Published a paper entitled “Interrelation between Consumption by Demand, Inflation, Services Growth, Bank Deposit Growth and Gross Domestic Saving: an Empirical Study for India” in the Journal of International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research - Innovation in Economics and Business IISN 2010-4626, ISBN978-98111-3132-5

Dr. Rama Venkat “Women Empowerment Through Craft Revival: A Case Study of Rehwa”, Presented and Published at Indore at the Twelfth Biennial Conference organised by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India.

Diwakar Vaishali (2016) “It’s Complicated’: The Construction of Indian Middle-class Teens in Social Media” Journal of Creative Communications, 11(2) 161–182, SAGE Publications, sagepub.in/home.nav DOI: 10.1177/0973258616644813

Minakshi Balkawade (2016) “A Case Study of the Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank (MDMSB): A Model of Financial Capability through Social Entrepreneurship” IRA International Journal of Management and Social Sciences. May, Vol. 3 ISSN: 2455-2267

Paper Presentations

Dr. Snober Sataravala (2016) Presented paper ‘How will the Parsis be remembered?’ at the 4th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Conference at Newnham College, Cambridge, UK July 4-6th

Dr. Snober Sataravala- Presented and Published a paper “Shakesqueering Literature” at International Conference "Global Shakespeare" ISBN 978-81-926011-5-1

Snober Sataravala “Teach Poetry Teach Life” in the Proceedings of the Conference, Sanghvi Keshri College, Chinchwad, Pune. ISBN:978-1-63535-194-1

Dr. Sandhya Pandit- Presented a paper entitled “Myriad Portrayals of the Idea of the Indian Society” at the International Conference on Peoples, Places and Cultures in Asia: 1300 to 1900, Department of History, SPPU, organized by BCUD and Centre for Asian Studies.

Dr. Sandhya Pandit - Presented and Published a paper entitled “Social Entrepreneurship in Western India: Women's Education and Empowerment (A Historical Perspective)” at the National Conference on Social Entrepreneurship: A Global Approach organized by the Dept. of Business Studies and BBA. ISBN978-93-86256-66-9

Palsetia Sharmin “A Study of Profile of Women Entrepreneurs from Start-ups” in Transcendence: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship through Identity ISBN: 978-93-86256-66-9

Abhradita Chatterjee Nahvi “A study of Muhammad Yunus, Father of Macro Finance” in Transcendence: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship through Identity (Co-Authored)ISBN 978-93-86256-66-9

Isha Mehra “A study of Muhammad Yunus, Father of Macro Finance” in Transcendence: Exploring social Entrepreneurship through Identity (Co-Authored)ISBN 978-93-86256-66-9

Ms. Komal Tujare- Presented and Published a paper “Sane or Insane, That is the Question” at International Conference "Global Shakespeare" ISBN 978-81-926011-5-1

Ms. Deepa Krishnamurthi-Presented a paper titled “Matrices over Non Commutative Rings as Sums of pth powers” at the International Conference of the Mathematics Consortium held at BHU Varanasi

Alka B. Kalhapure-Presented and Published a paper titled “Information Technology and Mobile Computing” and “Business Communication and New Technologies of Communication” in International Research Conference on Advances in Business Management, Engineering, Technology and Social Sciences held on 3 November 2012 Vol-II Issue 3(IV),December 2012 ISSNNo.2249-7455

SmitaBorkar- Presented a paper in “International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Management, Technology and Economics” (ICCIMTE-2012)on “Bar Code Technology” sponsored by BCUD Pune Universityon 23rd,24th and 25th February 2012 in Pune.International Journal of Advances in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences(IJAMTES)ISSN Number:2249-7455 Volume 1 Issue 5(I), Feb 2012

Swati Sarwate- Presented a Paper at a National Level Seminar on “Digital Water Marking” in “RAIIP-2012” organized by PratibhaCollege of Commerce and Computer Studies

SuhaileAzavedo- Presented and Published a paper “To Thine Own Self Be True’: Looking Back on Gertrude Through Ghazala” at International Conference "Global Shakespeare" ISBN 978-81-926011-5-1

Suhaile Azavedo- Presented a paper entitled “No Tiger in the Tale: Effacing Otherness in Yann Martel's Life of Pi” at the XXVII FILLM Congress in New Delhi, India, March 2017.


Chapter in Book

Minakshi Wagh (2017) “Mann Deshi Foundation: Model for Women Empowerment Through Human Capital Formation and Development” in Strategic Human Capital Development and Management in Emerging Economies" IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Research Projects

Snober Sataravala received a funding of Rs.2,00,000 from ICSSR for a Minor Research Project on the topic “How will the Parsis be remembered”

Journal Articles

Abhradita Chatterjee Nahvi “People Management- Cross Culture at Work Place Genius” – Part I (2017-2018) Peer reviewed Referred and UGC Listed Journal No – 47100 ISSN No – 2279-0498 (if-4.954)

Hasina Shaikh “Self-Management at Workplace” in an international Peer Reviewed Refereed Journal- International Inventive Multidisciplinary Journal ISSN: 2348-7135 Impact factor-5.210

Hasina Shaikh “Social skills assessment for FYBA students” in an international Peer Reviewed Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary studies; ISSN-2319-4766 Impact factor 6.177

Deepanjali B. Mazumder “The Impact of Capital Structure on Profitability of listed Indian Infrastructure Companies” in IOSR Journals Volume 5, PP 06-11, Year 2017 e-ISSN: 2278-487X p-ISSN:2319-7668

Dimple Buche “Sexual Harassment in Educational Institutes: Concerns and Cognizance” International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies ISSN:2454-8499April 2018

Sandhya Pandit “The Maratha People and their Administration: The British Administrators Perception” in Traimasik, Year 94, Vol. No. 1-4, April 2017-March 2018, Bharat Itihas Samshodhak Mandal, Pune, Quarterly, 2018, pp.106-113

Palsetia Sharmin “A Study of Profile of Women Entrepreneurs from Start-ups” Transcendence: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship through Identity ISBN:978-93-86256-66-9 / 978-93-86256-66-9

Ekta Jadhav “Status Study of Physical Activity and Stress Management Among College Going Girls of Pune” National Conference on Physical Education, Sports Science & Active Lifestyle 978-81-89981-81-5