Noted educationist P C Shejwalkar passed away in Pune, he was 92

  • | Saturday | 9th January, 2021

Eminent educator P C Shejwalkar passed away in Pune on Friday due to old age. He was 92. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son-in-law.

Eminent educator P C Shejwalkar passed away in Pune on Friday due to old age. He was 92. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son-in-law.

Shejwalkar was the founder-director of the Institute of Management Development and Research (IMDR) and has written 30 books in Marathi. He was known as a management expert.

He was the director of Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad, taught at Savitribai Phule Pune University for 60 years, and also headed the management department. He has been a guide to over 80 students for their doctorates in philosophy, and director of Pune Stock Exchange.

Shejwalkar was a pioneer in bringing commerce education in Marathi language. Director of IMDR, Shikha Jain, said, “His pioneering work and teachings in management education will inspire us. Under his direction, a roster of professionals from industry, academic experts, and thought leaders teamed up to ensure that the two years of learning at IMDR would go a long way in creating a solid foundation for aspiring managers and entrepreneurs.”

His idea of management by practice and learning by doing are popularly accepted by business schools through experiential learning formats.



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