Governing Body

Governing Body

Constitution of Governing Body of Private /Self Financing College/Constituent College run by Trust/Society

Governing Body
Number Category Nature
5 Members Management Trust or management as per the constitution or byelaws, with the Chairman or President/Director as the chairperson
2 Members Teachers of the College Nominated by the Principal based on seniority by rotation
1 Members Educationist or industrialist Nominated by the management
1 Members UGC Nominee Nominated by the UGC
1 Members State Government nominee Academician not below the rank of professor or State Government official of Directorate of Higher Education/State Council of Higher Education
1 Members University Nominee Nominated by the University
1 Members Principal of College Ex-Officio
Governing Body at Rajarshi Shahu College Of Engineering
Sr. No Name Designation in the Governing Body
1 Dr.T.J.Sawant Chairman
2 Dr. R. S. Joshi Member (Nominated by the management)
3 Shri P.C.Patil Member (Nominated by the management)
4 Dr. P. N. Razdan

Principal Adviser, Quality Assurance & Excellence Cell-(GEF) , Ramaiah Group of Institutions, Bangalore

Member (Nominated by the management)
5 Dr. R (Venki) Venkateswaran

Senior Vice President, Persistent Systems Pune

Member (Nominated by the management)
6 Mr. Vinayak Trivedi

Vice President and Global Head - Bentley Institute, at Bentley Systems

Member (Nominated by the management)
7 Prof. A.S. Devasthali

Professor in Physics & Dy. Director RSCOE

Teachers of the College (Nominated by the Principal based on seniority by rotation)
8 Dr. N. S. Mujumdar

Professor in Maths

Teachers of the College (Nominated by the Principal based on seniority by rotation)
9 Dr. Atul M. Gonsai

Professor , Dept. of Comp Sci, Saurashtra University, Rajkot-Gujrat

UGC Nominee
10 Awaited State Government nominee
11 Dr. Prasenjeet Fadnavis University Nominee
12 Dr. R.K. Jain Principal of College


The Governing Body shall be reconstituted every three years except in the case of UGC nominee who shall have a term of five years.


Meetings of the Governing Body shall be held at least twice a year.

Functions of the Governing Body

Subject to the existing provision in the bye-laws and rules laid down by the state government/parent university, the Governing Body shall:

  1. Guide the college while fulfilling the objectives for which the college has been granted autonomous status.
  2. Institute scholarships, fellowships, studentships, medals, prizes and certificates on the recommendations of the Academic Council.
  3. Approve new programmes of study leading to degrees and/or diplomas.
  4. All recruitments of Teaching Faculty/Principal shall be made by the Governing Body/state government as applicable in accordance with the policies laid down by the UGC and State Government from time to time.
  5. To approve annual budget of the college before submitting the same at the UGC.
  6. Perform such other functions and institute committees, as may be necessary and deemed fit for the proper development of the college.