Marathi Vidnyan Parishad Ratnagiri Chapter, Ratnagiri

Marathi Vidnyan Parishad,
Ratnagiri Chapter,

Brief History

Establishment : 1975

Goals / Objectives

To disseminate the knowledge of science through Marathi Language.
To enrich the Marathi language so as explain to the students and people about scientific knowledge
Importance of science in our day to day life
To develop interest and progress in scientific knowledge and research.

Staff Information

Staff Member
Dr. P. S. Kokate
Staff Member
Dr. R. B. Kale
Staff Member
Dr. P. P. Kulkarni

Current Committee Members

Staff Member
Mr. Vivek Bhide
Staff Member
Dr. Umesh Sankpal
Staff Member
Ms. Shraddha Surve
Dy. Secretary
Staff Member
Kadam Sonali Santosh
Assistant Professor

Major activities

Conduct workshops for students and teachers.
Arrange scientific experimental demonstration at High schools and colleges.
Science popularization lectures on current topics.
Essay Competition.
Science fiction writing.
Vidnyan Sanshodhan projects.
Participation in Annual Adhivation.
Students training at Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, central unit Mumbai (International Year of Light and, International Year of Chemistry)
Organization of National Science Day programme. (yearly)

Achievements / Landmarks

Dr. Mayur Prabhakar Desai : awarded by 10 best oral presentations in Maharashtra state Science and Mathematics Teachers Congress Competition held on12th November 2016, jointly organized by IISER, Pune and Marathi Vidnyan Parishad,Mumbai.
First position and cash prize of Rs. 10000/- and 12000/- in Research Project of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad from last 08 years.
Dr. Rajiv Sapre (2010 – 2014), Mrs. Aparna Kulkarni (2015 and 2017 ), Dr. Varsha Ghadayale (2015) and Mrs. Rhutuja Godbole (2016) were awarded by ‘Vidnyan Margdarshak Puraskar’
Bagged Second Prize (Preliminary round) in ‘Vidnyan Ekankika Competition’ held at Pune and organized by Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, Mumbai and Cultural Department, Government of Maharashtra in 2017-18.
Ms. Trupti Joshi and Omkar Pendharkar got Post Graduate scholarship of Rs 10000/- per year for two years (2018-19).
Ninad Chindatrkar Bagged first prize in State level Essay Competition in Mumbai and Konkan region organized by Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, Mumbai (2018-19).

Photo Gallery of Important Events


Popular lecture by Pof. Baba Sutar on God Particle (Higgs Boson) at Phatak Highschool


Prize Distribution by Principal Dr. Kishor Sukhatankar to students on Occasion of National Science day


Partcipation of Dr. P. P. Kulkarni and Students in 48th Annual Adhivation held at Lonavala


Dr.S.S.Apte, Homeopathic Scientist guide to Our Students
(11.04.2015 & 01.08.2015)


Dr.Rajiv Sapre Guide to High School Teachers at Mathematic Workshop


Essay Writing Competition prize Distrubution at Phatak High School


Dr.Umesh Sankpal delivering lecture on Introduction of Nanoscience and Nanotechnonlogy at Desai High School, Ratnagiri


F.Y.B.Sc. students of our colleges Akshay Kamble and Chaitanya Gokhale demonstrating some experiments related to light on the occasion of International year of Light (IYL) at Gondutai Jambhekar Mahila Vidyalay, Ratnagiri
(17.12.2015 to 23.12.2015)

Vidnyan Ekankika Competition

Bagged Second Prize (Preliminary round) in ‘Vidnyan Ekankika Competition’ held at Pune and organized by Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, Mumbai and Cultural Department, Government of Maharashtra (2017-18)