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Principal's Profile

Name Dr. Bhimrao Pandurang Ladgaonkar
Date Of Birth 25-05-1964
Designation Principal
Address for Corrospondance Smt.Kasturbai Walchand College,
Rajnemi Campus, Wood house road,
Educational Qualification M.Sc. (Physics (Advanced Electronics)) , Ph.D. (Physics)
Teaching Experience U.G.- 32 Years, P.G. - 13 Years
Administrative Experience Principal, Ganpatrao Arwade College of Commerce, Sangli
Head , Post Graduate Department of Electronics Shankarrao Mohite Mahavidyalaya, Akluj

Dear All,

Welcome!!!. The  Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College (Arts & Science) Sangli, is established on 1960 and permanently affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. It is one of the progressively growing branches of Latthe Education Society, Sangli and imparting knowledge to the masses of the area. It has both Senior as well as Junior Wing. The College is one of the leading colleges of the Shivaji University jurisdiction. The College is awarded by the UGC New Delhi as a “College with Potential for Excellence”. It is accredited by NAAC with B grade. It is located in the heart of the city. The college is having good infrastructural facilities with four floored building. The well equipped laboratories, separate Gymkhana, Indoor Stadium, Ladies Hostel, separate building for department of Chemistry, BCS and Biotechnology etc are the strengths of this college. The college is having rich library with renowned facilities of OPAC and Library on the Web.

Keeping pace with the Vision and Mission of the institution, along with the Graduation Programs in Arts and Science faculties, the college has introduced Post Graduate Programs and Research Programs as well. The College offers the programs such as B.A., B.Sc. B.Sc.(Biotechnology) and B.Sc.(Computer Science), B.C.S. etc at Undergraduate Level. The departments such as Physics, Electronics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Marathi, Hindi, English, Psychology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Economics etc are promisingly contributing to ensure excellence in the quality education. The College runs 10 Post Graduate Programs out of which 7 are of Arts and 3 are of Science faculty. Moreover, the college is having recognized Research Laboratories and Research Guides as well. The faculty members of the college are working as Chairman/Members of various Bodies and Authorities of the Shivaji University, Kolhapur and contributing to curriculum enrichment. The college is having 29 faculty members with Ph.D. degree and 11 recognized Research Guides. The faculty members of this college are engaged in research activities and undertaken research projects of various agencies such as ISRO, DST, DBT, UGC etc. Significant number of research papers have been published through peer reviewed journals of international relevance. To expose the students and faculty members to the recent developments, college is frequently organizing conferences and seminars of National level. It is proposed to introduce the special chapter of NPTEL and SWAYAM in the college.

The “Kasturi Lab”, emphasizing Soil analysis, Water analysis, Plant Tissue analysis and Fertilizer analysis etc, is one of Outreach Programs of the college. It provides consultation services to the agriculturists of the area as well. The training and placement cell is playing vital role in arranging placement camps. The NSS, NCC, Cultural and Sports departments of the college is dedicatedly engaged in personality development of the students. The extension activities carried out by these departments in collaboration with GOs and NGOs are commendable.

I express my deep sense of gratitude to the Chairman and Secretary of the Latthe Education Society, Sangli for their pervasive support for development of this College. I also grateful to all Directors and Members of the Management Council, Executive Council of Latthe Education Society for their active contribution in the march of quality in the higher education. Thanks to the members of CDC, IQAC, UGC and other statutory committees. Relentless efforts and pivotal role in propagating quality initiatives of all Teaching as well as Non-teaching faculty members is only the reason behind ubiquitous growth of this college. Therefore, thanks to all and well wishes to all stakeholders.

Prof. Dr. Bhimrao Ladgaonkar


Registration For Research Work

Minor Research Project

Three Minor Reasearch Project Completed

Major Research Project

One Major Reasearch Project Completed