Our Principal Dr. Chaya Bakane has many feathers in her cap. She is M.A.B.Ed. in Political Science from Nagpur University, M.Phil. and PhD from Mumbai University. She has worked in Birla College, Kalyan and BNN College, Bhiwandi before joining Ruia College where she has worked as a Professor in Political Science for 27 years and was HOD of Department of Political Science from 2005-2009. She is currently heading following positions:

  • Chairman of Board of Studies (Arts) University of Mumbai.
  • Member of Academic Council University of Mumbai.
  • Member of BCTU, Mumbai University.
  • Member of Research and Recognition Committee.


  • Former HOD of Political Science Department, Ruia College Matunga.

  • Member of Advisory Committee of Dr. Amebedkar Studies of Birla College, Kalyan.

  • Distance Education Mumbai University invited her as coordinator and writer for preparing study material for the undergraduate students in the subject of Political Science.

  • Guide for M.Phil and PhD in Mumbai University.

  • Worked as Expert in the subject of Political Science.

  • Worked as Moderator, Examiner and Paper Setter for UG, PG, MPSC, exams.

  • Worked in Examination Vigilance Committee of Mumbai University.

  • Prescribed Textbooks of Political Science FYBA to MA.

  • Prescribed books on Gandhian Philosophy, Vishnushastri Chiplunkar.

  • Honoured with the best book award for the year 1999.

  • Resource person at many places.

  • Worked for Maharashtra State Board as an Expert in Political Science.

  • Chief Guest for the programme of Gandhian Studies Center on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day.

  • Awarded “Manapatra” by women association as a ‘Kartabgar’, ‘Vidushi’ in Thane.