SVIMS's Faculty & Staff

SVIMS's faculty is a rich mix of experience from industry professionals, consultants and academicians. Their different backgrounds and experience provide valuable insights into the dynamic and challenging world of business. With a student faculty ratio of 15:1, SVIMS ensures that the faculty as well as the teaching methods adopted enable better learning. These faculty members contribute greatly to shape the students into ideal managers by introducing them to different perspectives and guiding them to think beyond just the curriculum.






Dr. B. H. Nanwani

M.Com, SET, M.Phil, Ph.D



Dr. PrabhaSampath

M.A., Ph.D

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Dr. Mahesh Halale

BSc, M.B.A., M.C.A., Ph.D

Professor(Full Time)


Mr. Satish Belhekar


Asst.Professor(Full Time)



B.Com,M.Com, C.A

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Ms.Smita Mehendale

B.Com, M.B.A., D.E.M.

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mr.Soumyakant Dash

B.Com, M.B.A.

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mrs. Tanya Malik


Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mrs. Karuna Bajaj

B.E., M.B.A.

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mr. Manoj Meghrajani

B.E., M.M.S.

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mr. PatilSudhirRajdhar

M.M.M., M.C.M.

Asst.Professor(Full Time)


Mr. VinayakPhule


Chief Accountant


Ms. SangeetaSonawane

M.Lib, M.Phil

Asst. Librarian(Full Time)


Mr. Anil Giakwad

B.A., M.A.

Sr. Clerk


Mrs. Sharwari S. Kapatkar


Receptionist(Full Time)


Mrs. SurekhaChavan




Mr. SodanwarRajkumar B.




Ms. More SukshallaVikram





 Faculty Profile

Prof. Dr. BhagwantiNanwani, Director, SVIMS, has been a senior Faculty Member of St. Mira’s College, and Head of the Department of Business Administration. She made a significant contribution as academic administrator, for which she has received recognition with Awards for Excellence both from the Sadhu Vaswani Mission and from St. Mira’s College. She has had a brilliant academic record as a topper in her B.Com. and M.Com. from St. Mira’s College, and went on to get her M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Pune University under a UGC Fellowship. Her area of specialization is Business Administration.

Dr. Nanwaniwas part of the core committee which saw the college achieve the honour of being selected for the prestigious CPE award by the UGC. She spearheaded the start of several add-on courses in St. Mira’s College as Director of Vocational Programmes. She was also responsible for the successful inception of the highly sought after BBA and BCA degrees contributing to the ambitious expansion programmes of the college. She is also the recipient of an Award for Vocational Excellence conferred on her by Rotary Club and Award for Dedicated Services instituted by Uttar BharatiyaSangh.

Dr. PrabhaSampath, Dean (Academics and Student Activities) is a senior academician with over twenty years of teaching and research experience. A student of Madras University, Mysore University and Birmingham University (U.K.), she has been an Associate Professor at St. Mira’s College. Her contribution to the corporate activities of the college has included a stint as NSS Programme Coordinator, Editor, College Magazine, Coordinator, NAAC Peer Team visit, Member, Academic Council, Local Managing Committee and RTI committee. Her academic experience includes a stint at the PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, where she served as Asst. Professor, teaching Business Communication and Business Ethics to the MBA and MPIB courses. She has been an Editorial Consultant for the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, for whom she has compiled and edited several books. Dr. Sampath has presented research papers at several State and National conferences and seminars, some of which have been published. She is a registered Ph.D. guide recognized by Pune University.

Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh S. Halale holds the degrees of B.Sc., MBA, MCA and a PhD in Finance from Pune University. A  Member of the All India Management Association (AIMA), he is also a SEBI certified Financial Education Trainer. A recipient of the Dewang Mehta Best Teacher Award 2009, he has authored books on MIS and MCS.  As an experienced professor of Finance & General Management, he has been a Consultant for Finance related projects   as well as a highly sought after resource person in Finance at Conferences and Seminars.  He has also served as a Corporate Trainer in Retail Finance and Personal Finance.

Mr. Satish Belhekar has a B.Sc. in Microbiology and followed it up with a PGDBA in Marketing and an MPM from Pune University. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in General Management. His specializations include HR and Marketing. He has a long exposure to corporate life, working with firms such as Cadila and 3M2PL. His academic experience includes a two year stint with Sinhagad Business School. He has also been a corporate consultant in the area of HR and Business Operations.


CA (Mrs.) Ritu Dange Is an Associate Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters degree in Commerce from University of Pune. with her Post graduation from Pune University. Finance and Taxation are her areas of specialization and interest. She has handled several audit assignments of Private Limited firms, Trusts and Banks and has represented several clients in Income Tax, Service Tax and VAT Department (Appeals) at various levels. She has also served as a SOX Consultant with TATA Motors, albeit for a brief period. She has also been associated as a Visiting faculty member with ICA (Institute of Computer Accountant), a leading brand for imparting accounting knowledge across India.

Ms.Smita Mehendale completed her graduation degree in Commerce and an M.B.A [Finance] from Pune University, Ms. Mehendale has nine years work experience in diverse fields of finance, marketing and HR. Ms. Mehendale has also been a reputed corporate trainer having worked with Chrysalis Consultancy IL&FS and Visible2all.

Mr. Soumyakant Dash has a B.Com degree from Utkal University and an M.B.A from Pune University with specialization in Marketing. He has had four years of experience in the industry. He has worked with Crisil and Dun & Bradstreet. His area of interest is Marketing Research.

Mr. Manoj W. Meghrajani holds the degrees of B.E.(Electronics).,DBM and MMS(Marketing) from Pune University. He has a rich corporate experience of 15 years with various MNCs. His academic experience spans stints as a senior faculty member with renowned institutes such as  Symbiosis, Sinhgad and MITCON. As an experienced professor of Marketing, he has also been a consultant for Marketing related projects.


Mrs. Tanya Malik has her Masters in Business Administration from BanasthaliVidyapith, Jaipur, Rajasthan. A specialist in HR, she has four years of experience teaching MBA students at various centres including Delhi, Hyderabad and Jaipur. She is NET qualified and has also written research papers on areas of current relevance in Management.

Mrs Karuna Bajaj has a B.E. degree followed by an MBA from University of Mumbai. Her specializations include Finance and HR. She has 6 years experience of working in the industry and 4 years in academics. She has worked as a rating analyst with CRISIL. She has worked as freelance consultant in training.


Mr. Sudhir Rajdhar Patil has a B.A. (English) and M.C.M. from North Maharashtra University. He also an M.M.M. degree from the University of Pune.  He has worked  as a System Administrator for 9 years and also has teaching experience of 3 years for M.B.A. , M.C.A. & M.C.M. courses at JSPM’s JICA & ASM’s IBMR. He has conducted workshops on “PC Assembly and Networking”.