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L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce

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Qualification : B. Com, F.C.A , L.L.B.( Gen)

Shamkant T. Deshpande, is Associate Professor and Head of Department in Accountancy, working in L.S.Raheja College of Arts and Commerce since July 1986. He is recognized Post Graduate Teacher in subject of Accountancy and paper setter at University of Mumbai. He worked as Coordinator on behalf of L.S.Raheja College of Arts and Commerce for NAAC ACCREDITATION in 2003 and REACCREDITATION in 2009.
He has attended and presented many papers in National & International Seminars and worked as chairpersons at seminars. He has presented papers in matters related to Company law , Human Resource Development and Yoga .

He is having interest in Yoga and conducts lectures in subject of Yoga and presently Chairman of Bharat Swabhiman Trust Santacruz Jilha.

CA Mahesh Shriram Sathe

Assistant Professor in the Accountancy Department.

He is B.Com. F.C.A. He is a practicing Chartered Accountant since 1984. He is teaching in degree college since 1984. He joined L.S.Raheja College of Arts & Commerce in 1998. He has more than twenty-five years of practicing and teaching experience. He is also a recognized Post-Graduate teacher in Accountancy. He runs his accounting, auditing and tax consultation practice under the name and style of M/s M.S.Sathe & Co., Chartered Accountants. He gives practical training to college students in accounting, auditing and taxation. Some students are doing C.A. articleship under his guidance. He has written a book on Auditing for T.Y.B.Com. students which is published by M/s Reliable Publications, Mumbai. Its latest edition published during the end of June, 2010 was entirely sold out in just three months by September, 2010. At present he is the Professor-in-charge of the Students’ Council for 2010 – 11.

He was instrumental in starting Felicitation of First Class Graduates of College on Teachers’ Day, Felicitation of teaching and support staff on completing Twentyfive Years of dedicated service, Celebration of “ Unmesh Festival “, Paying tribute to legendary singer Lt. Mohammed Rafi on his death anniversary on 31st July every year by organizing singing competition “ Meri Aawaz Suno “, celebration of “Guru Poornima“ etc.

He is a poet and his lyrics are approved by Prasar Bharati. He is also an approved music composer jointly with his wife under the name “ Swarada – Mahesh “, approved by Prasar Bharati. Songs written and composed by him are regularly broadcasted from different All India Radio Stations. He has written and composed song on “ UNMESH FESTIVAL “ and on “ RAHEJA COLLEGE “.

C.A. Hrishikesh Wandrekar

M.Com, FCA – Accountancy Department
Assistant professor and practicing chartered accountant.

Hrishikesh Wandrekar is a practicing Chartered Accountant, having a teaching experience of 7 years. He has also conducted lectures for the office of Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) and for the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI). He is also an amateur bird-watcher and a avid trekker.

Activities of the Department

The Department conducts its activities through Accountancy Association.

Accountance Association

Accountancy Association was established in 2003 under leadership of Ex Head of Department in Accountancy C.A. Arun V. Wandrekar with purpose of creating interest of students in practical accounting and Income Tax , MVAT and Service tax laws.

Accountancy Association arranges lectures of eminent personalities in field of Income Tax, MVAT etc including Western India Regional Council of Chartered Accountant of India Chairman C.A. Mangesh Kinnare , C.A. Harish Motiwala , C.A. Nihar Jumbusaria and Commisioner of Sales tax Shri Bhagat.

Accountancy Association arranges visits to Income Tax Department, Sales Tax Department and private offices paperless office at CMC Bandra.

Accountancy Association regularly arranges competition for students like Best Presented Balance Sheet and on topics related accountancy and Income Tax, Finance Bill etc.

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