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The Indira Group Of Institutes (IGI) celebrates its Silver Jubilee Year in the year 2018-19. IGI, since its inception in 1994 has been earning considerable appreciation for imparting value based education in response to  demands of the corporate world and imbibing ideals of academic excellence among both, faculty and students alike.



“A leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way”

The name Indira Group Of Institutes (IGI) is synonymous with its driving force- Chairperson, Dr Tarita Shankar, the dynamic, passionate and caring leader who has shaped IGI from scratch. Dr.Tarita Shankar holds a Degree in Arts and Law and is an alumni of the prestigious Harvard Business School, USA having recently completed the ‘Owner/President Management’ program (OPM).

Realizing during the early 1990’s that Liberalization and Privatization of the Indian economy and consequently the education sector would open the door to innumerable opportunities, inspired by the wisdom of Chanakya, the legendary statesman, our iron willed Prime Minister, late Mrs Indira Gandhi and backed by the encouragement and blessings of her parents and well wishers, Dr Tarita Shankar sowed the seeds of the parent trust, Shree Chanakya Education Society, Pune.

Unwavering vision, meticulous planning, over two decades of countless hours at work, unflinching support from her younger brother and Group Director IGI, Prof. Chetan Wakalkar and a well groomed management team of seasoned academicians has seen the IGI group blossom to 12 Institutions delivering cutting edge learning, to over 12000 students from KG to PG level. ;



Dr Tarita Shankar has always believed that her work speaks for itself. She has been a recipient of numerous awards and citations over the last two decades on the national and international level. A few prestigious ones being:

  • Women Super Achiever Award at the World HRD Congress 2018.
  • Education Entrepreneurship Award at the World Leadership Congress 2017.
  • Amongst Top 50 women in Education, Social Education and Entrepreneur Award at the World Education Congress 2017.
  • Change Leader & Innovator Award by ET-Now.
  • Thought Leaders Award (Education)-World HRD Congress 2012.
  • “Achievers & Leaders Award (Academics)” in year 2012 at the India Leadership Summit.
  • Honorary Doctorate Degree in Management conferred by the Chitkara University, Chandigarh in the year 2011 and many more…….

As Dr Tarita Shankar says “Awards are a recognition of your achievements, however what matters more is your lasting, positive impact on the thoughts of the people that you work with, a sense of fulfilment that your work is improving the quality of others lives.



“Compassion is an expression of strength…You are so confident that you can allow the sorrows of other people to touch you”

CARE-Counsel, Advise, Rise and Evolve, an initiative by Tarita Maam, whereby students staff in all Indira Institutes and also alumni seek her guidance on professional and personal issues and in return benefit from her rich experience in work and life. As Dr. Shankar puts it “My dream of starting this initiative was through daily interactions that I used to have with the students, staff at our campuses and our large alumni community that’s connected with me on my social media 24 by 7. I counsel students at least 10 students weekly on a one to one basis….helping them to transform into better and caring human beings and  spreading happiness in society.



“Leadership is ones capacity to translate Vision into Reality”

The field of Education is shifting gears to suit the changing needs of the 21st century. Dr Tarita Shankar envisages creating a world class university, namely Indira Knowledge World University. IKWU will offer Undergraduate, Post graduate and Doctoral studies in Engineering, Technology & Management, Sciences, Management, Legal Studies and Liberal Arts & Media at one location. It aims to employ contemporary methods of learning with a thrust on personal growth of each learner, thus adding to the knowledge pool of the country. IKWU is poised to become a dream come true soon.



‘Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty, rather than the difficulty in every opportunity’.

Dr Tarita Shankar’s meteoric rise from a young family oriented girl to an exemplary leader was paved with several hurdles, personal and professional challenges. She overcame these through pure grit and determination, ability to adapt to changes and an unending quest for excellence. An avid reader, an excellent orator renowned for her free, frank and fearless expression of her views, she loves to travel, having visited all major countries over the world. Philanthropy and concern for the less fortunate occupies her leisure time.  Above all, she’s a doting mother, an affectionate family woman, and a fun loving, down to earth personality.

Management Corner

Chairperson’s Message

Tarita MamDear Students

As we embark our 25th year, many emotional thoughts cloud my mind. I was a young lady with a secure job with a multinational company when I made a courageous decision to step out of my comfort zone with the strength of character to venture into an unknown field in the world of education. I was clear from the very beginning that harmonious and healthy society can only be based on an educated populace.

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”

-Albert Einstein

We decided that we would fulfill this need by creating an Institute with a high standard of excellence through professional competence.

Quality being the bottom line for us, in the last 25 years, through great teamwork we have and will continue to sculpt the students into competitive, empathetic, optimistic individuals who will strive to succeed in every challenge they are faced with and ultimately can contribute to the betterment of the society and nation. Education has unbelievable power which helps one in making self-dependent and provides new possibilities and opportunities to become a problem solver and excellent decision maker.

Now is the time for us to get creative, innovative and re-calibrate our approach towards education and help the students create valuable lifelong learning experiences for themselves.

The Indira group has proven itself as a vibrant and stellar institution in the field of professional education and research.

As we have entered into our Silver Jubilee Year, we hold our heads high and with renewed energy pledge that we will continue our journey of imparting quality education which will have a lasting impact on the generations to come.

Dr. Tarita Shankar
Chairperson – Indira Group of Institutes, Pune.

Group Director’s Message

Chetan SirDear Students

The ongoing slowdown in the Indian economy has affected the business climate within India. Even the growth rate of the major sectors like Power, Retail, IT and Technology is also experiencing the aftershocks of the global recession. The accompanying woes like a weakening rupee and stuck investments, rising inflation and interest rates are inevitably making the environment extremely competitive. However, as far as the immediate future is concerned, it is predicted that India is now on the way to recovery and will recover more rapidly than other countries.

Social media is playing an amazing role in pulling the business sector out from such a crisis. It has grown exponentially over the last few years and has impacted the industry- consumer interaction in multiple ways. Social media has had and is continuing to have a huge influence on business, encompassing customer relationship management, market research, cost control initiatives, sales and recruiting.

We at Indira understand this paradigm shift. Using the learning tools and the pedagogy used in classrooms, we not only entrench the domain knowledge but also emphasize the importance of integrating technology and social media for knowledge mobilization and running businesses successfully.

Our strong network of the alumni spread all over the globe, holding leading positions in industry and academia alike, are a testimony to the Indira’s focus of nurturing individual intelligence and the pursuit of excellence.

It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome you at Pune’s premier B- School- Indira School of Business studies.

Prof. Chetan S. Wakalkar
Group Director – Indira Group of Institutes, Pune.

Director’s Message

Mali sirThe last couple of years have proved that in the world of business, while growth gives you a level of satisfaction in performance, a decline can quickly become a tool of depression for the economy as well as the individual. While for the economy it is the concerted effort of the entire nation and the government, and the rest of the world in lifting the cycle of slowdown, in the case of the individual it is more likely a personal effort supported by other stakeholders in the individual like his dependants, family members, friends and employers etc.

Many believe and rightly too, that the calibrated liberalization of the Indian economy from the 1990s has actually been a key to India doing itself proud in this international economic fight. To me, it is the Indian psyche which is the creature of the Indian system and environment that always manages to upstage the adversities and challenges to come out victorious.

Educational institutions like the Indira Institute of Management Pune have played a key role in the shaping of the Indian psyche. From its inception in 1994, IIMP has been meeting the needs of India Inc. for management talent and our alumni have brought pride and glory to their alma mater by their disciplined and masterly performance in the face of challenges that we have discussed above. With each passing year, IIMP is adding value to its courses through additional infrastructure and intellectual capital in the form of highly talented faculty and mentors, resorting to the most modern teaching methods that make IIMP an institution of merit in the post graduate education scene in Pune.

Your search for a suitable management institution to meet your legitimate career aspirations ends at IIMP. Our students are our best ambassadors and we are proud of their achievements. For our part, IIMP is committed to providing the best to the students in all aspects of their stay with us, and even beyond.

I welcome you to the portals of IIMP and hope that you will very soon join the ranks of the hundreds of students who have passed through the gates of this venerable Institution and reap the benefits through better career options and building a more satisfying individual personality.

Dr. Pandit Mali
Director, Indira Institute of Management Pune.

Board of Trustee

Shree Chanakya Education Society


Sr. No Name of the Trustees Designation Address PAN No
1 Smt. Sarita Shankar Wakalkar President 6, Conifer Apartment, Parihar Chowk, Aundh, Pune – 411 007 AAGPW8046C
2 Mr. Chetan Shankar Wakalkar Vice – President 11, Conifer Apartment, Parihar Chowk, Aundh, Pune – 411 007 AACPW9261B
3 Dr. Tarita Shankar Founder Secretary & Chief Managing Trustee Flat No. 1, Runwal Sarita, Plot No. 4, S/No. 258/1/3, Balaji Park, Baner,Pune – 411 007 AIJPM4041N
4 Mr. Adesh Prabhakar Gaekwad Joint Secretary 9 C, Gera River Side, Near Bund Garden, Koregaon Park,  Pune – 411 001 ABEPG3287A
5 Mr. Pilaji Sursingh Jadhavrao Treasurer 1202/314, Laxmi Vilas,

Apte  Road, Pune – 411 004

6 Mr. Girish Popatlal Parekh Member Flat No. F-601, Shri. Shantinagar Hsg. Soc., S. No. 63, Kondhwa (Bk.), Pune – 411 048 AKEPP2154L
7 Mrs. Snehal Sadanand Mhalgi


Member S No. 119/2, Sarita Vaibhav B-4/7, Parvati Sinhagad Road, Near P L Deshpande Garden, Pune – 411030 AHHFM8042L


Governing Body

Governing Body:

The role of responsibilities of the Governing Body is to guide the Institute to fulfil the objectives for which the Institute has received autonomous status. The Governing Body is the final authority to approve of the new programs, structure and syllabus put up for approval by the Academic Council and decision making body on all financial matters put up for approval by the Finance Committee. The Governing Body will perform such other functions and institute committees, as may be necessary and deemed fit for the proper development of the Institute.


Governing Body Members

Sr. No Name Designation Category
1. Dr. Tarita Shankar Founder Secretary and Chief Managing Trustee Chairperson
2. Prof. Chetan Wakalkar Group Director Member
3. Shri. Pilaji (Baba Saheb) Jadhavrao Trustee Member
4. Dr. Mahesh Abale Member – Management Council SPPU Member (SPPU Nominee)
5. Dr. Yogeshwari Phatak Director, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore Member (UGC Nominee)
6. To be Nominated Member (State Government Nominee)
7. Mr. Manoj Joshi Vice President – Finance

Tech Mahindra

Member (Industry Representative)
8. Mr. Adesh Gaekwad Trustee Member
9. Mr. Girish Parekh Director Finance and Trustee Member
10. Dr. Pandit Mali Director IIMP Ex-officio Member
11. Dr. S.P. Singh Deputy Director IIMP Member
12. Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar Deputy Director IIMP Member


Management Advisory Board

Management Advisory Board steers the efforts in fostering the mission and goal of an institute by providing strategic advice to the management. Board members provide on-going and meaningful guidance on developing a governance framework that enable sustainable growth of the Institute, nationally and globally, as a leader in business education. As a visible and influential body in the community, the Board acts as a conduit to link individuals, resources and opportunities to the institute. Through their leadership positions in respective industries and communities, board members garner support for the research, teaching and service initiatives of the institute. The Management Advisory Board comprises of individuals who have distinguished themselves in their careers and who are recognized leaders in their professions and communities. The members are known for their ability to synthesize information and place it within the appropriate social, environmental and economic context. The strength and diversity of the membership is representative of the business communities that Indira Institute of Management serves.

The members of the Management Advisory Board are:

Mr. Ganesh Natarajan
Vice Chairman & CEO,
Zensar Technologies Ltd.

Veena Patil
Director, Veena World

Mr. Atul Kahate
Author and Visiting Faculty

of Computer Science

Mrs. Lila Poonawalla
Lila Consulting Services

Mr. Pramod Chaudhari
Praj Industries Limited

Dr. Sunder M P
Head Marketing,

Adobe India

Mr. Sanjay Deshpande
Director – Sanjeevani Group

Mr. Vivek Velankar
CEO, ARV Infotech

Lt. General A. K. Singh (Retd.)
Former Lt Governor of the
Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Academic Council

The Academic Council is expected to scrutinize and approve the proposals with or without modification of the Boards of Studies with regard to courses of study, academic regulations, curricula, syllabi and modifications thereof, instructional and evaluation arrangements, methods, procedures relevant thereto etc. Perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Governing Body.

Sr. Number Category Nature Name of the member Designation and Organization
01 01 Director of the college Chairman Dr. Pandit Mali Director IIMP
02 05 Head of Department Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar Dy. Director IIMP
Mr. Girish Kulkarni LF Marketing IIMP
Dr.  Purvi Shah LF Finance IIMP
Dr. Hima Gupta LF OSCM IIMP
Dr. Punam Bhoyar LF Business Analytics IIMP
03 04 Teachers Different categories on basis of seniority on rotation, nominated by the Director Mr. Dipanjay Bhalerao Faculty Marketing IIMP
Ms. Smitha Pappachan Faculty Finance IIMP
Dr. Gayatri Kulkarni Faculty HR IIMP
Dr. Sanjay Bhale Faculty Marketing IIMP
04 05 Educationist or industrialist Nominated by Governing Body Mr. Shantanu Sen Sharma Co-Founder and Leadership Coach, Ozone Education  Consultants P L
Dr. M.P. Sunder Head Marketing , Adobe India
Dr. Shailesh Kasande CEO & Group Director , Suryadatta Group of Institutes , Pune
Mr. Rajesh Javalgi Director – Finance at 3DPLM, a Dassault Systèmes company, Pune
Dr. (Capt.) CM Chitale Professor Emeritus, PUMBA
05 03 University Nominee Professors Dr. D.R.Mane Professor & HOD, PUMBA, SPPU
Dr. Yashodhan Mithare HOD, H V Desai College
Dr. Bharat Vhankate Vice Principal, Garware College of Commerce
06 01 Faculty Member Member Secretary – Nominated by Director Ms. Yestrela Vaz LF HR IIMP

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies is expected to prepare syllabi for various courses keeping in view the objectives of the Institute, interest of the stakeholders and national requirement for consideration and approval of the Academic Council. The Board of Studies will suggest methodologies for innovative teaching and evaluation techniques; and coordinate research, teaching, extension and other academic activities in the Institute.

Sr. Description Name Designation / Organization
01 Chairperson Dr. Punam Bhoyar LF BA IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar


Dy. Director IIMP
Ms. Neha Ramteke Faculty IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University Dr. Dhanya Pramod


Director, SCIT Pune
Mr. Atul Kahate Author and Faculty of Computer Science
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC from six suggested by Director Mr. Jay Bharateesh Simha


Director/Chief tech. officer,

Analytics- Abiba Systems Bangalore


05 Representative from Industry Mr. Amit Noubade


IBM, Analytics
06 Alumnus  to be nominated by Director Mr. Parag Kosurkar


Sapalogy Pvt. Ltd.
07 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director, IIMP
Sr. Description Name Designation and Organization
01 Chairperson Dr. Purvi Shah LF FM IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar Dy. Director IIMP
Ms. Smitha Pappachan Faculty IIMP
Ms. Smita Pachare Faculty IIMP
Ms. Aparna Jawalekar Faculty IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University Dr. Deepa Pillai


Associate Professor SSBF
Mr. T.R.N Sharma Rt. Dy. General Manager SBI
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC / Pro VC SPPU Mr. Nikhil Lokhande Director Forex and Treasury Dept. Standard Chart Bank
05 Representative from Industry Mr. Aneesh Day Founder of Fincubator consultancy
06 Alumnus  to be nominated by Director Mr. Amey Asodekar Sr. Analyst TCS
07 Special Invitee Prof. Sudhir Daphtardar Chairman, Chintamani Nagari Sahakari Patsantha Mydt.
08 Special Invitee Ms. Gauri Chandratreya CRO, Bajaj Finance Limited, Pune
09 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director IIMP
Sr. Description Name Designation and Organization
01 Chairperson Dr. Sanjay Bhāle


Faculty IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar


Deputy Director IIMP
Dr. Rita Dangre Faculty IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University Mr. Shantanu Sensharma


Ozone Consultants
Mr. Mukund Mate Ex-Dean, ICFAI B School Pune
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC/Pro VC SPPU Mr Kaivalya Kandalgaonkar (EQters Academy), Pune
05 Representative from Industry Mr. Shrirang Sajanapwar


Global Business Coordinator (Testing)- Maersk GSC Pune
06 Alumnus to be nominated by Director Mr. Nitin Agarwal

Honeywell, Pune

Channel Software Sales leader, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Pune
07 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director IIMP
Sr. Description Name Designation / Organization
01 Chairperson Ms. Yestrela Vaz LF HRM IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar


Dy. Director IIMP
Dr. Gayatri Kulkarni Faculty HRM IIMP
Dr. Sulabha Waghmare Faculty HRM IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University Dr. Aruna Deshpande



Associate Professor, Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute for Financial and Management Studies, Mumbai
Mr. Sudharam Deshpande Director,
GPT – HR/Payroll, Talent Product Development, ADP
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC /Pro VC SPPU Mr. Atul Nevase Program Manager – Skills transformation, Shadow Board, Tech Mahindra
05 Representative from Industry Mr. Sadashib Padhee


Vice President Corp. HR & IT, Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd.
06 Alumnus to be nominated by Director Mr. Sudeep Sharma Chief Manager, HR Business Partner, IMCD N.V.
07 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director IIMP
Sr. Description Name Designation and Organization
01 Chairperson Mr. Girish Kulkarni LF MM IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar Dy. Director IIMP
Dr. Sanjay Bhale Faculty IIMP
Dr. D K Sakore Faculty IIMP
Mr. Dipanjay Bhalerao Faculty IIMP
Dr. Rita Dangre Faculty IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University Dr. Praveen Dange Head Academics SIU


Mr. Abhay Dhokte Managing Director John Deere Financial
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC SPPU


Mr. Jayant Morghade Bid Manager; Fujitsu Consulting India
05 Representative from Industry Mr. R Kartik  Services Head- Client Operations – Infosys BPO Ltd


06 Alumnus to be nominated by Director Mr. Amogh Kanade  Group Account Director-Famous Innovations, Parel
07 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director IIMP
Sr. Description Name Designation and Organization
01 Chairperson Dr. Hima Gupta L F OSCM IIMP
02 Members Dr. Pallavi Sajanapwar Dy. Director IIMP
Mr. Vinayak Dravid Faculty SCM IIMP
03 Subject Experts from outside Parent University  Mr. Sharad Kumar Gupta



Vice President (Operations), Yazaki India Ltd. Pune
Mr. Amit Borkar VP – Operations, ARaymond Fasteners Pvt. Ltd., Pune
Dr. Sanjay Sharma Prof., NITIE , Mumbai
04 Expert – to be nominated by VC /Pro VC SPPU Mr. B.V. Jagmohan


Dy. General Manager –  SCM(Trucks MH&ICV)

Mahindra Vehicle, Pune



Representative from Industry Mr. Sagar Wayangankar


General Manager – SCM,

Yazaki India Ltd., Pune

06 Alumnus to be nominated by Director Mr. Bhushan Kapkar Dassault Systems
07 Member – Secretary* Dr. Abhijit Chandratreya Asst. Director IIMP
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