Department of Marathi

Department of Marathi

The Department of Marathi in PVP College was established in the year 1971. Marathi started taught at the general level from 1972. BA (Marathi) was introduced in the year 1973. Post graduate course i.e MA (Marathi) was started in the year 1992.It is also a subject for FYBCom and SYBSc, apart from the regular BA courses.

Apart from the regular University courses, the department runs few other courses like, Communication Skills in Marathi and Mass Communication Courses under the Restructuring Program. The UGCs Certificate Course in Journalism is also available for FYBA students.

The department is consistently developing its research activities. Dr C D Rudrakshe and Dr S B Chaudhari have completed PhD and are recognized research guides. Mrs S M Wakole is pursuing her Ph D research. So far Dr S B Chaudhari has completed two minor research projects. He has applied for a Major Research Project to the UGC. Dr C D Rudrakshe is working on a UGC minor research project. The faculty members have published total 28 research papers in the last five years.

Faculty Profile

Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification Email Contact No.
Dr. Rudraksha C.D. Head and Assistant Professor M.A.,M.Phil, SET, Ph. D. 9860432045
Dr. Chaudhari S.B. Member-B.O.S. in Marathi SPPU,Pune Assistant Professor M. A., NET, Ph.D 9850265417
Smt. S.M. Wakole Assistant Professor M.A,NET,Pursuing Ph.D. 9404402884


Major/Minor Research Projects

Name of Principal Investigator Title of the Project Name of Funding Agency Duration of Project Amount/ Fund received (Rs.)
Dr.C.D.Rudrakshe Ahmednagar jilyatil nivadak bhatkaya vimuktanche lokjivan aani loksahitya yancha abhyaas UGC-WRO, Pune 2014-15 1,95,000/-
Dr. S.B. Chaudhari Shri Na Pendse va Mhoan Rakesh Yanchya kahi kadambaryancha abhyaas BCUD, Pune 2009-10 50,000/-
Dr. S.B.Chaudhari Kahi Nivadak Anuvadith Sahitykrutincha Abhyaas UGC-WRO, Pune 2009-11 60,000/-


Faculty Awards
Name of the Teacher Name of the Award Level
Dr. C. D. Rudrakshe Sahityapremi Mandal Someshwernagar , RAJYASTRIYA SAHITYARATN PURSKAR-2013 (Vibhavari Shirurkaranchya Sahityatil Shri Sanvedna yaa Sanshodhan Granthas) State
Student Awards
Name of the Student Name of the Award Level
Mr. Mundhe Govind Devram SET Exam Qualified- 2015 University


Event Level Funding Agency Duration
National Seminar on, Bhartiya Loksahitya: Samajik, Sanskrutik va Sahityik Adhyayan National B.C.U.D.S. P. Pune University 13th to 14th Jan. 2017