Veteran socialist Bhai Vaidya,management Guru P C Shejwalkar,Comrade Pandharinath Sahane,educationalist Balasaheb Wagh,D Y Patil and social worker Sindhutai Sapkal are the recipients of the University of Pune (UoP) lifetime achievement award this year.
On its diamond jubilee celebrations on February 10,the State Higher Education Minister Rajesh Tope will be the chief guest for the functions. The UoP has also declared best colleges,principals and teachers awards.
Best colleges (urban Area):Marathwada Mitra Mandals College of Commerce,Pune (Rs 1.5 lakh and memento); Modern College,Pune (Rs 1 lakh and memento).
Best Colleges (rural area):D J Malpani commerce and B N Sarada science college,Sangamner,Ahmednagar; (Rs 1.5 lakh and memento),Kalvan Education Societys Arts,Commerce and Science College (Rs 1 lakh and memento).
Best Principal (urban area):Nayana Nimkar,Chandrashekhar Agashe Physical Education College (Rs 25,000 and memento).
Best Principal (rural Area):Dnyandev Mhaske,R N B College,Shrirampur,Ahmednagar (Rs 25,000 and memento).
Best Teacher:Raghunath Toche,K R T Arts B H Commerce and A M Science College,Gangapur Road,Nashik (Rs 15,000 and memento).
Innovating Teaching Award:Deepak Gujarathi,D J Malpani Commerce and B N Sarada Science College,Sangamner,Ahmednagar (Rs 7,001 and memento)
Best Non-teaching staff awards:Halwai Latif Ganimiyan,Shree Shiv Chhatrapati College,Junnar; Kasar Nanasaheb,New Arts,Science and Commerce College,Ahmednagar; Mangala Salunkhe,Modern Arts,Commerce and Science College,Pune; Anant Shelke,University of Pune (Rs 7,500 each and memento)
Best teacher in Science:Shreedhar Gejji,chemistry department,UoP. (Rs 2,500 and memento)
Best teacher in Commerce: Arun Gaikwad,D J Malpani commerce and B N Sarada science college,Sangamner,Ahmednagar. (Rs 1,000 and memento)
V H Gole Award: Bhagwan Borkar,Ramchandra Kadam and Raju Yedge (Rs 1,001 and memento each)