Dr. Kalpit Ganesh Mhatre is currently working as an assistant professor in
botany at New Education Society's Arts, Commerce and Science College, Lanja
District Ratnagiri, Maharashtra State. He has total teaching experience of 10
years at UG level. He has completed his Ph.D. from St. Xavier's College
(Autonomous), Mumbai. He is the author of two books and editor of 05 books.
To his credit he has 14 research papers in UGC CARE list and has written 15 chapters in
various books. He also has 03 patent publication to his credit. He has vast experience in the
eld of Plant Taxonomy, Ethnobotany, Molecular Systematics, Ecology and Anthropology.
Apart from academic work, he has been engaged in administrative work also. At institute
level, he is being working as a Nodal Ofcer for various schemes such as Rashtriya
Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), National
Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Kalam Program for IP Literacy and Awareness
(KAPILA), Atal Ranking of Institution on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA). Dr. Mhatre is a
President of Institutional Innovation Council (IIC). He has been designated as a District
Sustainability Mentor (DSM) for Ratnagiri District by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of
Rural Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India, Hyderabad.
Dr. Jayshri Devidas Jagtap
Dr. Jayshri Devidas Jagtap is currently working as an assistant professor in
botany at KET’s V.G. Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce
(Autonomous), Mulund, Mumbai. She has completed her Ph.D. from K. V.
Pendharkar College, Dombivali. She has teaching experience of more than 10
years in the eld of Cytogenetics, Molecular Biology, Ecology and
Environmental Botany, Plant Pathology, Plant Taxonomy and Plant Physiology. She has
presented research papers in several national and international conferences and has
published many papers in peer reviewed journals. She is a member of many scientic
associations and has guided post graduate students for different research activities. She is
an editor of one book.