about me

Prof. Ms. Mangal Gogte
M Phil, D H E, MA

e-mail: mangalgogte@gmail.com / mangal@mangalgogte.com


Oct 1998: Exhibition of paintings of ‘different moods of Helsinki‘ was held in Finland.

April 2010: Exhibition of water colour paintings at Cultural Centre of Russia from 28th April – 4th May.

January 22 -25, 2014: Exhibition of watercolour paintings at P L Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, Prabhadevi, Mumbai

Director International Relations
Worked as Director International Relations for Somaiya Vidyavihar from July 2010 to December 2012:
  • Created systems for this new office
  • Responsible for all visits of foreigners/representatives of foreign universities
  • Guide to Foreign students at Somaiya Vidyavihar
  • MoU with University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Sent students to Nyenrode University, Holland
  • Revival of old MoUs
  • Negotiations going on with many others
Project undertaken for M. Phil.
Socio-economic Study of “Medical Termination of Pregnancies in Municipal Hospitals in Greater Bombay”
Refresher Courses
1990 & 1992: Conducted by Academic Staff College, at Gokhale Institute, Pune
Selected for fellowship by UGC: TWICE
Selected by University Grants Commission, Delhi, India for fellowship under Cultural Exchange Programme for fellowship to visit Mongolia (in 2002, the visit materialised in April 2004) and to visit Finland (in 1998, the visit materialised in October 1998).
Teaching Experience
In India

1973 – July 2011:
teaching economics in various colleges of Mumbai University and during last 30 years with K. J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai 400077

Since Dec 1995:
teaching ‘Managerial Economics’ at the post-graduate diploma level (Institute of Materials Management, Mumbai)


November 2009:
Invited to teach Environmental Economics’ at University of Vaasa

November 2008:
46th & 47th week – Taught   ‘Environmental Economics’ to a group of international undergraduates at University of Vaasa, Finland, (6 credits)                          

March 2008:
2nd week: taught ‘Environmental Economics’ to undergraduates at the University of Vaasa, Finland

October 1998:
- Was at University of Vaasa, Finland teaching a group of international students ‘Indian Economy: it’s development experience ‘
- Presented the picture of ‘Indian Culture and Indian Business Culture’ at Vaasa Institute of Business Economics and Hotel Management’, Vaasa, Finland

April  1998 :
- Conducted a series of lectures on ‘Indian culture and the change therein’ at ‘Espoon Terveydenhuolto ja Sosiaalialan Appiloitos’,  Espoo, Finland.
- Presented lectures in ‘Indian culture and Indian food’ at ‘Vaasa Institute of Business Economics and Hotel Management’, Vaasa, Finland

Oct-Nov 1995:
Conducted a course in ‘applied micro-economics’ to a group of  international students at the university of Vaasa, Finland

Additional Accomplishments:

March 2009
Awarded a special recognition Certificate ‘Alert Citizen’ for ‘making people aware of about road safety’ from Brihan-Mumbai Police Commissioner and Traffic Branch, Maharashtra Police

January 2009
Nominated as member to ‘Council of Policyholders’ by LIC of India

January 2008:
Was the Chief Guest at Rally arranged by Mumbai Traffic Police for Central Zone

February 11, 2007
Won a prize – Runner up - in a car rally (Mumbai to Lonavala) organized by Hyundai Motors Ltd.

International Conferences
Warsaw, Poland – November 1-3, 2012: Presented a paper “The labour market behaviour of couples: how do they work? - Work and family balance is essentially about choices” at International Conference EBES 2012

Tivat, Montenegro – September 19-21 2012: Presented a paper “Understanding the relationship between culture and strategy and their role in the success of any company” at 7th International conference at ICQME2012 at Tivat, Montenegro

Tivat, Montenegro – September 20-22, September 2011: presented a paper “Negativity at the work place and declining productivity, especially, in the education sector in India” at 6th International conference ICQME2011, organised by The Centre for Quality – Faculty of Mechanical Engineeringin Podgorica – and sub-organised by the government of Montenegro.

Tivat, Montenegro – September 15-17, 2010: presented a paper “Development of organic agriculture in India and resultant change in the consumption pattern & life styles of Indians” at 5th international conference ICQME2010, organised by The Centre for Quality – Faculty of Mechanical Engineeringin Podgorica – and sub-organised by the government of Montenegro.

Paris, France – Aug 26-27, 2009: A paper –‘Are the plastic bags sacking the environment?’- presented at conference jointly organized by jointly by the Centre d’Etudes de l’Emploi (CEE), the Center for Quality of Montenegro, CREST-INSEE, the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique (ENSAE), the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse de l'Information (ENSAI) and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Dijon (ESC). (ICQME09: International Conference for Quality Management and Environment)

Hongkong – December 18-20, 2006: The abstract of the paper ‘Should India Continue with Globalisation?’ is accepted for All China Economics International Conference, which is at City University of Hongkong.

Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), India – June 9-11, 2006: Presented a paper on ‘Hungry people in changing global climate’ in 8th World Congress on Environment Management (WCEM).

Nagpur, India - September 2005: at Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Seminar on ‘Redefining Work Culture in Globalisation Era’: Presented paper on ‘The work culture at call centres, life style of women employees and their changing role in their households’

Lisbon, Portugal - May 2005: Department of Economics, University of Bristol: Presentation at ‘4th meeting on Social Security and Complementary Pension Systems – An Aging Society’ on “The Traditional Way of Life in India: An Answer to Pension System”

Milan, Italy - March 2003: University of Milano-Bicocca: co-authored a paper on “Discrimination in labour market and happiness”

Hyderabad, India - January 2003: conference - GBDI, Pomona University, USA (2-4 January) Presented a paper on “The Dream called Development” in the conference organised by Global Business Development Institute, Pomona University, USA; held in Hyderabad.

Vilnius, Lithuania - April 2000: (ZEI workshop 10-14 April) - Presented a (co-authored) paper on ‘The Labour Market in India -- its Future Perspective’ in the workshop on ’Labour Markets, Work and Welfare During the Transition and Integration Processes’ held by Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung (ZEI) - Center for European Integration Studies, - in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Papers Presented: in India
March 2011 – Presented a paper on “Gandhiji – a True Environmentalist” at Gandhian Study Center (K J Somaiya College)
February 2011 – Persented a paper “Medical Tourism and rising inflow of tourists to India for medical treatment” at a UGC sponsored Interdisciplinary National Seminar on ‘Health Care in India – Issues and Challenges’ at R J Jhunjhunwla College, Ghatkopar, Mumbai 400086
Dec 2006 – ‘The Dragon and The Tiger – Myth of SEZs’, National Conference on Natural Resources and Human Struggles, 8th & 9th Dec 2006 at K J Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai
Jan 2006 – ‘Are the Plastic Grocery Bags Sacking the Environment?’, K J Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai
Dec 1993 – ‘Social Responsibilities of Women Lecturers’, Women Professors Conference, Kolhapur
Dec 1992 – ‘Economics of Processing Agricultural Products’, Marathi Arth Parishad, Nasik
Jan 1992 – ‘Recent Trends in Privatisation’ - Special Reference to India,’ Gokhale Institute, Pune

Published in International Journals:
Paper: “Are plastic grocery bags sacking the environment”
International Journal for Quality Research – ISSN 1800-6450
Publishers: Center for Quality, University of Podgorica. Montenegro and Center for Quality Research University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Books Published

1989: ‘Growth and Development’ co-authored a book for students graduating in economics from Mumbai University

Attended / Participated in many Seminars & Workshops
Guest Lectures

October 2003: University of Vaasa, Finland
Lecture on ‘Changes in Indian Economy during its development and FDI in Indian economy’

September 2003: INS Hamla, Marve Road, Malad(w), Mumbai
Lecture on ‘Managerial Economics’ to the officers of Long Logistics Management Course, SCPO “Q” and CPOWTR “Q” courses

June 1995:
‘Indian Social Culture and Business Culture’ at Metra Corporation, Helsinki
‘Indian Social Welfare System’ at ‘STAKES’ (National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health), Helsinki

Worked for –

Road Safety Advisory Committee, Mumbai Traffic Police from 1991
‘Policy Holder’s Council’ of LIC of India from January 2009
University Of Mumbai, Government and with college authorities in various capacities.

Other Interests

January 22 -25, 2014 – exhibition of watercolour paintings at P L Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy
April 2010: Exhibition of water colour paintings at Cultural Centre of Russia from 28th April – 4th May.
Participated in essay and poetry-writing, arts and crafts, quiz competitions at university level
Represented the college and university teams at athletics and other outdoor games
I do landscape paintings. An exhibition of paintings of ‘different moods of Helsinki ‘ was held in Helsinki, in Oct 1998