Pune, 26 February 2021: Prof Vilas Adhav, Head, Economics Department, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), was honoured with the Panther Vidyabhushan Award at Annabhau Sathe Hall.
The award commemorates his valuable contribution to the fields of education and literature. Prof Adhav has been active in the educational sector since 1992. He has published more than 300 articles in various dailies and journals on Phule, Ambedkar and progressive movement. He has also published around 22 books in English and Marathi. He is a recognised Research Guide for SPPU.
The award was presented to Prof Adhav by the former MLA Ulhas Pawar and the National President Mallikatai Dhasal. The audience included the Chief Guests Sunil Kamble, MLA; Santoshkumar Oval; organisers Yashwantbhau Nadgam, Pramod Adkar, Viththal Gaikwad, Santosh Gaikwad etc. The introduction was given by Santosh Gaikwad while the programme was anchored by Deepak Maske.