D.R.K. College of Commerce, Kolhapur

Senior college Faculties

MA, M.Phil, SET, Ph.D., GDC & A

I/C Principal Dr. R.S. Naik

Dr RaviKumar Sadashiv Naik is a Professor of Economics in D R K College of Commerce Kolhapur since 2006. He is awarded D.Litt. from International Economics University for SAARC Country's, Tamilnadu. His educational qualification is M. A, M. Phil , Ph.D,SET, G.D.C.& A. The title of his Ph.D thesis is 'Impact of Soil Salinity on agriculture'. He has published two Reference Books and more than 20 research papers in International and National journals. He has also attended more than 50 conferences , seminars, workshops of International, National ,State and University level. He has presented more than 25 research papers in International, National conferences, seminars workshop's .He is M. Phil and Ph. D. guide in to streams i.e. Business Economics in Commerce and Management , Economics in Humanities faculty. He has guided more than 50 M. Com. students for the preparation of research project . He is working as Associate NCC officer from 2012. He has also good active in social work.

Assistant Professor : Dr. S.F. Bothikar

Dr. S.F. Bothikar is working as an Assistant Professor in Economics, since 2004. He has teaching experience of more than 11 years in Business Economics, Money & Financial System, Co-operative Development and Business Environment. He has presented 06 research papers for the International, National and State level Seminars and Conferences, published more than 3 research article in the journals of International and National level. He has also been good active in social work. He is working as a NSS programme officer from 2013 till date.

MA, B.Ed., M.Phil, Ph.D.

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

Associate Professor : Dr. K.G. Kamble

Dr. K.G. Kamble is working as an Associate Professor, since last 10 years. He has more than 20 years teaching experience. He has presented papers in the State and National level Conferences. His 04 papers have been published in the proceedings of National level conferences and 01 paper is published in international journal. He has also been good active in social work.

Associate Professor : Dr. S. S. Kadam

Dr. S.S. Kadam is working as an Associate Professor in the subject of Accountancy, since 12 years. She has more than 20 years teaching experience. She has registered for Ph. D. in Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has participated in 5 national level workshops and seminars. She has presented 04 papers in International, 06 papers in National level Seminars and Conferences. Also, she has published 03 research papers in seminar proceedings and 01 in international journal. She has been working as Associate N.C.C. Officer since 2005 in the college for NCC Girls Unit. She has actively participated in various NCC camps and training programs. She has also been good active in social work.


Assistant Professor : Dr. A. S. Banne

Dr. A. S. Banne is working as an Assistant Professor in Commerce, since 2009. He has experience of 12 years as Assistant Teacher in Junior College at D.D. Shinde Sarkar College, Kolhapur and more than 8 years teaching experience in Senior College. Presently, he has been assigned the responsibility of IQAC. He has been awarded Ph. D. in the year 2015. Topic of his Ph. D. is “Customer Satisfaction in LIC of India – A Case Study of Kolhapur District”. He has published 25 research papers in international journals, 5 papers in national conference proceedings and presented 10 papers in international seminars and conferences. He is active member of Shivaji University Commerce and Management Teachers’ Association (SUCOMATA) and Phule Ambedkar Shahu Teachers’ Association (FASTA). His current research areas of interest are Banking, Marketing, Insurance, Management and Economics. He is visiting faculty for MBA.

M.Com (ACC,Bank Mgt, MKT, MGT), MA (ECO), B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET, NET

MA, M.LISC., M.Phil., SET

Librarian : Mr. T. L. Kamble

Mr. T. L. Kamble has been working as a Librarian since 2005 and as a contributory teacher for BLISc. of YCMOU and LTC course of Shivaji University, Kolhapur, since 2007. He has completed M.A. in Histry, MLISc., M.Phil., SET in Library and Information Science. He has written a book for NET/SET exam and counseling for NET/SET examination in Library Science. He has attended several national and regional conferences and seminars and presented research papers. He has registered for Ph.D.

Assistant Professor : Ms. S. A. Chougule

Ms. S. A. Chougule is working as an Assistant Professor in Accountancy. She has more than 5 years teaching experience at B. COM. level and 02 years experience at M. COM and MBA. She has participated in 21 conferences and workshops at International, national and State level and presented 13 papers at the same. She has published 02 research papers in journals. She has completed 01 minor research project (Grant Rs. 13,000/-) sectioned by Distance Education Council, Delhi (2013). She has registered for Ph.D.


M. COM., B. ED., NET, PH. D., GDC & A

Assistant Professor : Dr. S. B. Rajmane

Dr. S. B. Rajmane is working as a Assistant Professor in Commerce since June 2014. He has more than 7 years of teaching experience in Commerce subjects at senior college level. He has been awarded with Ph. D. degree in Business Economics under the faculty of Commerce and Management by Shivaji University, Kolhapur. His research topic of Ph. D. thesis was 'A Study of Agriculture Development Through Advanced Technology with Special Reference to Sangli District'. He has published 8 research papers in international journals, conference proceedings, 3 research papers in national conference proceedings and presented 15 research papers in national and international level seminars and conferences. He is shouldering the responsibilities of RUSA Coordinator and Nodal Officer for Autonomous College. Besides, he has also taught professional accountancy software’s like TALLY. His current research areas are Business Economics, Agriculture and Rural Management.

Assistant Professor : Dr. N. H. Jadhav

Dr. N. H. Jadhav is working as Assistant Professor of Statistics from August 2014. He has 10 years research experience, 1 year professional experience and 7 years teaching experience. He has awarded Ph. D. in topic “Some Contributions to Alternative Methods in Regression Analysis” from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has published 8 research articles in well reputed international journals. He has participated in different national, regional, university level conferences, seminars and workshops. He has received "Best Presentation Award - First Prize" in National Symposium on Statistics and its Applications for Young Researchers organized by University of Madras. He has worked as a reviewer for the reputed international journals. He is a life member of Shivaji University Statistics Teachers Association. He has good hands of experience on statistical softwares like SPSS, MATLAB, MINITAB, R, SYSTAT, and SAS. His current research interests are Applied Statistics, Regression Analysis and Robust Regression.

M.Sc. SET, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor : Mr. A. S. Jadhav

Mr. A. S. Jadhav is working as Assistant Professor in Business Law since June 2017. He has 7 years of professional experience as a lawyer. He has 2 years of teaching experience in Law College and 3 years of teaching experience as a visiting lecturer to the Department of Economics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He is registered for Ph.D. course under the faculty of Law. His current research interests are constitutional law, business law and international trade and law.

MBA Department

M.B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D. Litt., PGDTTE, PGDMCE, D.C.F.A. DMM (CCDL-UK), DIM(EoU), DIBM(EoU)

Sr. Assistant Professor : Dr. Tahir S. Zari

Dr. Tahir S. Zari holds a doctorate in Business and Management from Shivaji University, Kolhapur and is a regular fulltime Senior Assistant Professor at Deshbhakta Ratnappa Kumbhar College of Commerce, Kolhapur since 2005. He is honored and awarded D. Litt. degree in Business Management by I.E.U. University, SAARC countries. He has 16 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate departments. He also has 4 years of industrial and professional experience as a "Business Management Trainer". Besides serving as a Core faculty of Marketing Management, in addition he also has in-depth study of teaching of H.R.M. and General Management subjects. He is Teacher, Researcher, Trainer and Inspirational speaker, Academic Administrator, Author, Creative and Dynamic guide and Excellent Anchor and Presenter.
He has won the first rank and place twice in a row in the State and National level central research project competition "Avishkar" organized by Shivaji University for Teachers level of Commerce and Management. He is the author of reference book “Ethical Perspectives of H. R. M.” based on Human Resource Development and Ethical Values. He has published articles on various topics in many famous newspapers. He has served as a Resource person and Guest faculty for several Management Institutes, Workshops, Faculty Development Programs, Seminars, Conferences, Training Programmes on Management topics. He has given many lectures on various topics like Skill Development, Personality Development, Employability, Team Building etc.
He has been honored with many State and National level Ideal and Meritorious Teacher Awards. He has been honored and awarded 6 times “Rajyastariya Adarsha Gunawant Shikshak Puraskar”. He is involved in many researches in the field of management and other related fields. He has also been awarded the Best Young Researcher Award at International level. He also has received a World Book of Record (London) Achievement Certificate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. He has participated, contributed and presented number of research papers published in journals and conferences at Universities, State, National and International levels. He has been actively involved, attended and completed various Workshops, Seminars, Faculty Development Programme and Induction / Orientation Programme organised by various Institutes and Universities at National and International levels
He is working on various committees and activities of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He actively worked and supervised the examination as a Chairman, Vigilance Squad, Paper Setter, Examiner, Moderator, Cap Director, Exam Co-ordinator, Ext. and Int. Senior Supervisor., etc. He has served as a "Teacher Selection Committee Member" nominated by the Hon. Vice-Chancellor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur for the appointment of teachers. As well as, he is working on various committees like University Affiliation Committee, Curriculum Subcommittee, Viva-Voce Committee etc. He also has deep experience in academic and administrative work. He has successfully co-ordinated and completed the work of verification, submission, admission, affiliation and approval from AICTE, Divisional Office of Technical Education, Directorate of Technical Education, Pravesh Niyantran Samiti, Pravesh Niyamak and Pradhikaran Samiti, Shiksahn Shulka Samiti, State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai, Maharashtra State. He has worked as Head of the Department-M.B.A. till 2019. Since 2019, he is working as Director-I/C for M. B. A. Department.

Assistant Professor : Dr. Mrs. Tejaswini Abhijit Hilage

Dr. Mrs. Tejaswini Hilage is working as an Assistant Professor in MBA Department. She has 11 years of experience of teaching for MBA students. She has awarded Doctorate degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University in Management for the topic, “A study of causes and effects of information and communication technology applications in agriculture sector with respect to Kolhapur district.” She has publishes 6 Research Articles in National and International journal and 12 papers are presented in workshop and seminars. Her research area of interest is Management Information System, Ecommerce, ICT etc.

MCA, M. Phil., Ph. D, MBA


M. Com, M. Phil, NET, CFA, ISO Auditor

Assistant Professor : Mr. Ketan C. Joshi (M. Com Department Coordinator)

Mr. K.C.Joshi is currently working as an Assistant professor in D.R.K. College of Commerce, Kolhapur. He is having 17 years of teaching experience at PG and UG level which includes teaching to various courses such as M. M. S and B. M. S (Mumbai University), M.B.A. ( CSIBER - Kolhapur, YCSRD - Shivaji University and YCMOU), B. Com and CA Foundation course. During his professional career he has shouldered various responsibilities which includes Controller of Examination, Placement coordinator and Research project guide for M.M.S and M.B.A. courses. He is having 6 years of industrial experience in the field of Corporate accounting, Cooperative Audit and Taxation with various Chartered Accountant firms. He has participated in various International, National and State level research conferences and Seminars, apart from that he has authored 32 books in the subjects such as Business Management, Insurance, Banking, Money and Finance and Cooperative Development which are widely used and referred by teachers and student from Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University, Solapur. Currently he is working as a coordinator for M. Com department in D. R. K. College of Commerce. His areas of interest and hobbies includes reading, traveling and trekking, photography and gardening.

Assistant Professor : Mustafa I Lakadawala. (Visiting faculty)

Experience: Industrial: 38 yrs. Worked in reputed Kolhapur based companies viz. Menon & Menon Ltd., Ghatge Patil Industries Ltd. & Manugraph India Ltd. in areas of Cost Accounts, General Accounts, Finance, Direct & Indirect Taxation. Presently, a practicing Cost & Management Accountant in areas of Cost Compliance & Cost Audit; and Central Excise, Service Tax, & Goods and Service Tax.


M.Com., M. B. A. SET, NET

Assistant Professor : Mr. Dattatray Krishna Kamalakar (Visiting Faculty)

Teaching Experience - 7 Years
Research Paper published- 02
Research papers presented are 04
Conference, Workshop, Seminar attended are More than 50
Shri. Dattatray Krishna Kamalakar has qualified two pg degrees M.Com. with specialization Advanced Accountancy and Advanced Costing M.B.A. with specialization Finance and HR, Qualified SET and NET in Commerce and appearing for the P. hd. in Commerce. Having 7 years of teaching experience to U.G. and P.G. My 02 research papers are published 04 research papers are paper presented and more than 50 Conference, Workshop, Seminars Attended.


MBA, M.Phil, M.Com, SET, NET, B.Ed

Assistant Professor : Mrs. Seema S. Benade

Mrs. Seema S. Benade is working as Assistant Professor in B.B.A. department since 2008 . She has 13 years of experience on teaching undergraduate and postgraduate. She is working as B.B.A. Co-ordinator in this College - She is member of IQAC and CDC Committee. She has attended 20 International, National and State level Seminars, conferences and workshops. She has published 2 papers international Journals. She has attended 3 FDP programmes. She has registered for Ph. D.

Department of Information Technology

MCM, MCA, MBA, M.Com., B.Ed., M.Phil.

Assistant Professor : Miss S.S. Patil

Miss. S. S. Patil is working as Assistant Teacher in Computer Applications in Business and Information Technology from 15th June 2005 in this college. She is also working as Assistant Teacher for the subject Secretarial Practice. She has 19 years of teaching experience. She has attended 6 workshops and seminars, Paper published 1 in International conference, 2 in national onference and paper presented 4 papers in national conference and 1 in state conference. Publications- One chapter in Information Technology in 12th Std. books for Science, Commerce and Arts stream published by Maharashtra State Board. One chapter in Information Technology in 11th Std. books for Science, Commerce and Arts stream published by Maharashtra State board, One chapter in Information & Communication Technology in 9th & 10th Std. books published by Maharashtra State board. She is working as a Division Chief Coordinator for Kolhapur Division Board to handle Asia’s first Online Exam from 2005, She is working as a Technical Expert for all online processes of Education Department of Maharashtra Government. She is working as a Member of Board of Studies for IT, ICT, Computer Science and Computer Technology of vocational course. She worked as expert member to designing New Education Policy 2015-16 from primary education to higher secondary education and Adult education and vocational education,Worked as a District and Taluka Coordinator for Kolhapur Zillha to handle India’s first Online Aptitude Exam (Kalchachani), She worked as a State level Resource Person for providing training of Information Technology and ICT Subjects to the teachers.