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Team - Vanchit Vikas

Shri Vilas Chaphekar


Shri. Vilas Chaphekar has been active in the field of social service, transforming himself from a Professor ; to bring about positive changes in the life of deprived people in neglected sectors of the society.

He started social work much early in life (at the age of 17). Worked extensively among students, street children, children of sex workers, non-formal Education in slum areas.

He has been active in various areas of social work namely Education, Healthcare, Economic upliftment of Landless labourers , Nomads etc.

  • PhD: Pune University (Education science: Comparative studies of education -various countries), 1977. Thesis completed but thesis was not presented.
  • M.Ed. : Pune University, May 1971.
  • M.A.(Hindi ): Mumbai University, April 1966 – with Gold Medal
  • Sahithya Visharad Maharashtra, Sahitya Parishad, Pune, March 1960
  • Hrudaymitra Pratishtan, Pune
  • Samaj Shilpi Award on 15thJune 1995 in Mumbai.
  • Samaj Bhushan Award, PCMC
  • Samajsudhakar Gopal Ganesh Puraskar, Pune

Executive Committee

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    Shri. Vijaykumar Merlecha
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    Smt. Sunita Joglekar
    Vice President & Director  
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    Smt. Mina Kurlekar
    Secretary & Director    
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    Smt. Devayani Gongale
    Joint Secretary
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      Shri. Uddhan Bhadsalkar
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      Smt. Chaitrali Wagh
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      Dr. Madhusudan Ghanekar
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      Smt. Minakshi Navle
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        Smt. Ujwala Kulkarni