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Non-Teaching Faculty :

S. No. Description, Qualifications and Experience
1. Mr. Manish Dhekale | Administrative Officer | 16 years | Diploma in School Administration, MBA (Public Administration), BMS, Diploma in Business Management

Mr. Manish Dhekale has to his credit a Diploma in Business Management; a Diploma in School Administration from the Center of Excellence in Mumbai; a Bachelors in Management Studies and an MBA in Public Administration both from ISBM, Pune.

Prior to holding the post of the Administrative Officer at S.B. Patil Public School, Mr. Dhekale was the Administrative Officer of Poddar International School. Throughout the years he has held positions such as Campus Administrator, Marketing Manager and the Zonal Head Relationship Manager in a multitude of esteemed educational institutes and other organisations.

Personally, Mr. Dhekale considers himself a people-person which makes his ability to engage with others easy and au naturale, and travelling is among his varied interests.

2. Ms. Ruchita Vishwas Parab | Senior Accountant | 25 years | GDCA, MCom, BCom

Ms. Ruchita Parab commenced her professional life pursuing a BCom from Mumbai University, and MCom and GDCA from Pune University. With an inclination towards accounting and a deep knowledge and grasp of Tally, she has worked in the industrial sector as an Accounts Manager for well over 18 years before joining S.B. Patil Public School wherein she has served as a tenured Senior Accountant for a near seven years.

3. Ms. Monu Dekate | HR Executive | 10 years | BCom (Cost Accounting with Auditing and Taxation)

She graduated her BCom from Ramakrishna More College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Akurdi. She then commenced on working with Infosys as a Senior Process Executive; and in The Digital Infotech as a Senior Associate. She then joined S.B. Patil Public School as the HR Executive.

4. Ms. Jasmin Shikalgar | Admission Counsellor | 10 years | Diploma in School Management, PGDIB, BSc (Information Technology)

With a BSc in information Technology from Mumbai University; a PGDIB from the Symbiosis Center for Distant Learning, Pune; and Diploma in School Management from YCMOU, Nashik; Ms. Shikalgar has been part of S.B. Patil Public School for over six years. Prior to this, she has worked as a Junior Trade Analyst, and an Associate in Wipro.

5. Mr. Shrikant Thite | Administrative Assistant | 10 years | MPM (Human Resource), BCom

Mr. Thite is a BCom graduate from MMCC, Pune. He graduated in 2010. After this he went on to do a post graduation in Personnel Management with specialisation in HR from MMS IMERT in 2012.

After completing his masters, he worked at Converges from 2013 to 2015. He then worked at Syntel as an Admin Executive from 2015-17. He joined FIS as senior administrative executive from 2017 to 2018. In December 2018, he worked at Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College as an examination assistant. There he actively participated in the NAAC Health Science Accreditation Process in which Dr D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth secured an A++ grade with a CGPA score of 3.64 - the highest score received till date in any health science university.

Mr. Thite was also involved actively in student information-related NAAC Criteria 2 and 5 Data formulation, compilation and submission process. He joined S.B. Patil Public School, bringing

6. Mr. Abhijeet Phatak | Purchase Executive | 5 years | BCom (Banking and Finance)

Graduating from Sinhgard College of Commerce, Pune in 2018, Mr. Abhijeet Phatak worked in HDFC as a phone banking officer for a year. After this he worked as a Business Development Executive, and then progressed to working in MPhasis as Senior Executive Subject Matter Expert.

He recently joined S.B. Patil Public School in 2022, and is working as the Purchase Executive.

7. Ms. Snehal Sonwal | Junior Accountant | 4 years | GDCA, BCom

Completing her graduation in BCom from Mumbai University, Ms. Snehal Sonwal undertook a Diploma in Taxation from Wellingar Institute, Mumbai followed by a GDCA from Pune. She then went on to work within the industrial sector as a junior accountant for three years: a year in Advanced Techno Systems, a partnership firm; and then in BSGN (formerly known as SGPRS) for another two years before joining S.B. Patil Public School.

8. Ms. Harsha Jain | Front Office | 1 year | MCom, BCom (Accounts and Taxation)

A graduate from Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, SB Road Pune; a postgrad in accounts and taxation from Savitribai Phule University; Ms. Harsha Jain is a recent recruit of the S.B. Patil Public School administration. Academics aside, she has also completed an A2 Level in German from Maxmueller Bhavan, Pune.

9. Ms. Komal Shinde | Assistant PR | 7 years | BBA (Human Resource), TTC

Ms. Shinde began working as an activity teacher in WonderKids pre-school, Pradhikaran in 2012. In 2016 she shifted to City Pride School, Pradhikaran as a mother teacher for the Senior KG section. During this time, Ms. Shinde graduated her BBA in Human Resource from Camp Education Senior College, Pradhikaran in 2017.

In 2019, she left academics to work as an administrative executive at a production firm in Mumbai. Working there for one-and-a-half years, she worked for six months in the administrative department at Thane Mahanagar Palika School only to shift back to Pune.

She joined S.B. Patil Public School in April 2022, and has been working here since as an assistant PR.

10. Mr. Abhijeet Gaikwad | IT In-charge | 17 years | MCM, BSc, Diploma in Computers

With a Diploma in Computers from Kohlapur, Mr. Abhijeet Gaikwad went on to work as a software programmer before shifting to Pune to pursue a BSc and an MCM from DY Patil College of Engineering, PImpri, whilst working alongside as the Network Administrator. He has also completed numerous courses such as the Microsoft Certified Course, MCAD, MCT, CCNA and Linux Self-Learning; and now is currently working as the IT Lab Technician at S.B. Patil Public School.

11. Mr. Aman Yadav | Lab Assistant (IT) | 1 year | BTech (Electronics and Communication), Diploma in IT

Mr. Aman Yadav completed his Diploma in Information Technology from Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic following which he commenced on pursuing a BTech in Electronics and Communication. He has recently joined S.B. Patil Public School as an IT Lab Assistant.

12. Ms. Swati Khere | Librarian
13. Ms. Anjali Garge | Assistant Librarian | 17 years | MLib, BLib, GDCA, BCom

Ms. Anjali Garge began her professional career pursuing a BCom (GDCA) from the Pune University, Jalgaon Center. She then went on to do a BLib from YCM, Pune; and an MLib & ISc from Bharti Vidhyapeeth University, Pune.

Since then, she has worked in DY Patil College as an Accounts Clerk-cum-Library Assistant; in ATSS, Chinchwad as a Librarian; and in PCCoE as a Library Assistant before joining S.B. Patil Public School.

14. Ms. Archana Rokade | Lab Assistant
15. Ms. Sujata Bhalerao | Nurse | 27 years | ANM (Diploma in Nursing)

On completing her Diploma in Auxiliary Nursing Management (ANM) from Pune, Ms. Sujata Bhalerao has worked in several hospitals in Pune such as Shashwat Hospital in Kothrud; Sonawane Hospital in Sangavi, and Medipoint Hospital in Kharadi. She then joined S.B. Patil Public School as the nurse and has been with us for the past seven years.

16. Rohit Sarkar | Media and Publishing Executive, Writer and Editor-in-Chief | 12 years | MPhil/ MRes (Consumer Behaviour), MBA (Marketing), BBA (Honours in Human Resource)

A resident of New Delhi, Rohit graduated a BBA (Honours) in Human Resource from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Allahabad after which he went on to pursue an MBA in Marketing from Ohio University, Ohio, USA. Post MBA, Rohit worked as an assistant teacher for English for students of Grades VI to XII at a school in New Delhi for two years before going on to pursue an MRes/ MPhil in Consumer Behaviour from Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool. England.

Whilst residing in England, and driven with a passion for writing, he took up content-writing which soon turned to a full-time job. On returning, Rohit worked within the Communications as well as the Emergency Department as the writer, editor and photographer for an NGO in New Delhi. He also extensively engaged in writing, editing and photographing for the organisation’s annual magazines which included articles and case studies based on personal field experience of real-time disaster relief and victim interaction. In 2019, he briefly worked at S.B. Patil International School, Indapur as an English Lanugage teacher, teaching students from KG to Grade VIII whilst also assisting in substituting for other subjects as the need arose.

He joined S.B. Patil Public School in November 2019 and currently heads the Media and Publishing Department at S.B. Patil Public School which encompassed also being the Writer and Editor-in-Chief for all the school’s online and print publications.

During his term here, Rohit revamped the school’s website from scratch, changing the look and content. He serves as the personal drafter, editor and proofreader to the Head of School for all her write-ups, speeches and notices whilst also aiding in meticulously composing notices, circulars, letters and other information shared with the stakeholders.

He played a pivotal role in the publishing and submission of the British Council ISA Dossier, a document that was crucial in securing the British Council IDS certification for the school in January 2020.

With numerous organisational and non-academic publications under his name, he recently, along with the principal, Dr. Bindu Saini, presented and published the academic paper: "Fracturing Familial Patriarchy: Understanding the Advocates and Obstacles to Domestic Role-reversal as a Fortuitous Corollary of the Lockdown Mid and Post-COVID-19 Pandemic through a Feministic Lens" presented at the One-day Online National Conference on Language, Literature and Culture.