Dr. Shashikant Ganpat Lokhande

Dr. Shashikant Lokhande
Full Name : Dr. Shashikant Ganpat Lokhande
Designation : Officer on Special Duty, CHD, YASHADA
Address (Home) : PRA.GA.TI, House No.111, Lane No.04
Madhuban Society, Sangvi, Pune 411 027
Address (Office) : Yashawantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration,
Rajbhawan Complex, Baner Road Pune 7
Phone : 91-020-25608152(Office)
Mobile : 09823338247
E-mail :
Date of Birth : 23rd September 1960
Age : 52 years
Education : BA, MSW, PGDCJ, Ph.D.

Experience :

i) Research : Associated in several Research Project conducted by YASHADA in following areas:
    i) Social sector
    ii) Public Administration
    iii) Child Rights
    iv) Human Development
    v) Education
    vi) Mid Day Meal scheme
    vii) Girls Education
    viii) Gender Issues
    ix) Child Labour
    x) PRA and Village Planning

ii) Training : Trainer as Twenty Five years
iii) Publication: : Worked as a Executive Editor of YASHADAs magazine "YASHADA YASHAMANTHAN" for twenty years

Nature of Present Work :

i) Organising Training including-
  • Analysing Training Needs of various groups
  • Designing Training, Preparing Training Modules
  • Imparting Training on developmental issues
ii) Policy oriented, Academic and Action Research in Elimination of Child Labour, Girls Education, Child Counselling, Child Rights and Gender issues
iii) Member Secretary of State Child Labour Welfare and Rehabilitation Santha, C/O Commissionarate of Labour, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai.

Professional experience :

i) Written and presented papers in various state level seminars and conferences on following subjects-
  • Girls Education
  • Education of vulnerable children
  • Child Labour
  • PRA and Village Planning
ii) Working as a Resource Person for Elimination of Child Labour and PRA
iii) Associated in Counselling: Designing and conducting Certificate Programmes and training
iv) Associated in preparation of Ttraining Modules for Headmasters and Teachers in Secondary Schools under Rashtriay Madyamick shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA).

List of Publications :

i) 'Mahila: Kayde ani Adhikar'(Edit.), a book in Marathi useful for all social workers, published in 2008.
ii) 'Mahila ani Bal vikashchya vivid Yojana'(Edit.), a book in Marathi useful for all citizens, published in 2005.
iii) 'Adhunic Vavthapanachi Tntre ani Panchayat Raj', Co-author Deelip Patil, a book in Marathi useful for Government servents , published in 2005.
iv) Mahila ani Bal Vikas Vibhag, Government resolution from 1975 to 2002, (Compilation of various GRs on women and Child development), a edited book pulished in 2002.
v) 'Shod Mulanchya Manacha' a marthi book related to Child psychology Published by Anushri prakashan, Pune in 2010.

Work at International Level :

  • Attended training on Child Trafficking at International Training Centre, Turin, Italy
  • Attended International Training on Participatory Rural Appraisal, conducted by Shri. Robert Chember.
  • Areas of expertise :

    i) Teacher Training
    ii) Training Methodology
    iii) Gender Issues
    iv) Child Labour rehabilitation
    v) Human Development
    vi) Participatory Rural Appraisal
    vii) Life Skills

    Special Interest :

    Working voluntarily with various Non Governmental Organizations on various social issues since 1986.