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Gymkhana

Please Note

Introduction

Over the years, Fergusson College has won laurels in sports and cultural activities besides always being in the forefront of academic achievements. Our college has a tradition of providing an all-round development for students, by making available facilities for sports and for cultural activities. The college has very good infrastructural facilities for sports and related extra-curricular activities, which have been developed and have thrived over the years. There have been additions to and renovations of these facilities from time to time, for indoor and outdoor games and also for the traditional Indian games.

Gymkhana Facilities


A) Outdoor Games

One large ground, referred to as the main ground (ground no.1) and a relatively smaller ground (ground no. 2) are situated on the western side of the campus at the base of the Fergusson College hill.
  1. Cricket:

    Cricket is played on the main ground and has a matting wicket. The ground has excellence natural drainage, which enables matches to be played even during the rainy season.

  2. Football and Hockey

    These games are also played on the main ground without encroaching on the cricket pitch as the ground is large enough to accommodate all these games.

  3. Softball
    This game is also played on the main ground.

  4. Basketball courts

    Two standard size basketball courts to the east of the main ground have been recently re-surfaced with asphalt under expert supervision.
    It is planned to fix floodlights so that tournaments can be conducted in the late evenings also.

  5. Volleyball

    There are two volleyball courts on ground no 2, one each for girls and boys.

  6. Tennis Courts: (Seven Courts)

    Well-qualified coaches impart training to the students and others. Facilities include changing rooms and toilets for girls and boys.

  7. Hand Ball
    Handball is played on ground no 2.

  8. Athletics
    A running track of 400 mts. is provided on the main ground. It is used for practice, and training for various intercollegiate competitions.

  9. Athletics
    A running track of 400 mts. is provided on the main ground. It is used for practice, and training for various intercollegiate competitions.

  10. Indian Games

  11. Kabbadi
    There are two kabbadi courts for girls and boys on ground no 2.
  12. Kho-Kho
    This court is also on ground no 2.
  13. Mallakhamb
    Mallakhamb is practiced on ground no.2 with the installation of Mallakhamb and Rope whenever needed.

B) Indoor Games

  1. Badminton
    Two badminton halls are available for the students. One is situated in the ladies hostel exclusively for girls and the other is in a hall near the college canteen, which is open to all students. Both these halls have been renovated recently.
  2. Table Tennis
    Three tables are provided for the students.
  3. Boxing
    A boxing ring for training and practice is provided in the gymnasium.
  4. Wrestling and Judo
    Mats are provided for wrestling and judo in the gymnasium building.
  5. Carrom and Chess
    Boards for these games are provided to students in the badminton hall.
  6. Gymnasium
    For Boys


    For Girls


  7. Yoga
    Yoga is practiced in the hall adjacent to the gymnasium.
The gymkhana also provides funds and facilities for cultural activities of the students. The college also makes available its grounds and sports facilities for tournaments conducted by the University, Zilla Parishad and NGOs / social organizations.

Last Five year Achievement

Sr. No.

Year

Inter College Participate team

Total No. of Players

Inter College Winner team

Inter College Runner up

Zonal Player

University Player

Inter-National Player

1

2010-11

32

206

05

01

69

23

04

2

2011-12

31

260

03

04

35

20

07

3

2012-13

30

211

03

04

32

15

02

4

2013-14

35

262

04

03

43

26

05

5

2014-15

38

277

08

02

16

25

07






Dronacharya / Arjun / Shiv Chhatrapati Award Winners (till date)


Sr. No.

Student’s Name

Year of Award

Game

Award

Students of Fergusson College in the years

1

Bhagawat Bhalchandra

1984-85

Wrestling

Dronacharya

B.A.1952-54

2

Shubhangi Kulkarni

1995-96
1983-84

Cricket

Arjun Chhatrapati

B.A. 1975-78

3

Rajendra Dravid

1977-78

Kho-Kho

Chhatrapati

B.A. 1969-71

4

Nitin Kanitkar

1978-79

Judo

Chhatrapati

B.Sc. 1977-78

5

Mangal Bhuwad

1978-79

Judo

Chhatrapati

B.A. 1980-81

6

Arvind Vartak

1979-80

Judo

Chhatrapati

B.Sc.1978-80

7

Nazleen Madraswala

1979-80

Hockey

Chhatrapati

B.A. 1980-83

8

Vilas Deshmukh

1980-81

Kho-Kho

Chhatrapati

B.Sc 1972-74

9

Shailesh Tilak

1981-82

Judo

Chhatrapati

B.A. 1980-82

10

Kishori Bhade

1983-84

Volley Ball

Chhatrapati

M.A.1983-85

11

Dattatray Deshpande

1984-85

Judo

Chhatrapati

XII 1980-81

12

Deepali Rakshe

 

Judo

Chhatrapati

BCS 1995

13

Sulakshana Rao

1992-92

Mallakhamb

Chhatrapati

B.A/ M.A. 1991-97

14

Archana Garde

1994-95

Gymnastic

Chhatrapati

B.Sc 1993-96

15

Kajol Shanbag

1994-95

Basket-ball

Chhatrapati

XI 1990-91

16

Smita Lonkar

1999-00

Judo

Chhatrapati

B.A. 1995-98

17

Ajay Dhade

-

Waterpolo

Chhatrapati

XII 1982-84

18

Monu Golkari

-

Hockey Organizer

Chhatrapati

-

19

Urmila Nanaware

2004-2005

Skatting

Chhatrapati

B.A. 2005-07

20

Shital Mahajan

2004-2005

Sky Diving

Chhatrapati

B.Sc 2002-06

21

Dipika Joseph

2008-10

Kabaddi

Chhatrapati

B.A.2008-11

22

Shradhha Bhat

2008-10

Taekwondo

Chhatrapati

B. Sc.2007-10

23

Ruta Deshmukh

2008-10

Rope Mallakhamb

Chhatrapati

XII 2009

24

Manasi Bhide

2008-10

Skating

Chhatrapati

B. Sc.2007-10

25

Sanjay Gavane

1999-00

Judo

MH State Dadoji Konddev (Coaching)

1975-79

26

Digambar Vakharrkar

1972-73

Sports Organization

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1926-31

27

Bal Pandit

1978-79

Sports Organization

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1965-70

28

Alaka Dhige

1970-71

Athletics

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1968-71

29

Suryamala Maniyar

1971-72

Athletics

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1966-69

30

Vijay deshpande

1982-83

Sports Organization

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1963-66

31

Sudha Bafana

1975-76

Badminton

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1967-70

32

Devdhar D.B.

1980

Cricket

India Govt. Padmabhushan

1911-15

33

Amruta Shinde

1996-97

Cricket

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1991-93

34

Arkithiya Markarnish

1970-71

Hockey

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1980-84

35

Geeta Sarin

1980-81

Hockey

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1970-73

36

Sanjay Gavhane

1981-82

Judo

MH State Shiva chhatrapati

1975-78

37

Sheetal Marne

2007-08

Kabaddi

South Asian Kabaddi tournaments

2006-08


International Players (till date)

Sr. No.

Students Names

Event

Sr. No.

Students Names

Event

1.

Vijaya Kulkarni

Cricket

 

25

Arun Harikumar

Basket Ball

2.

Shubhangi Kulkarni

Cricket

26

Krutika Diwadkar

Basket Ball

3.

S.W. Sohni

Cricket

27

Surabhi Date

Rugby

4.

Amruta Shinde

Cricket

28

Neha Pardeshi

Rugby

5.

Nandan Phadnis

Cricket

29

Neharika Bal

Rugby

6.

Geeta Sarin

Hockey

30

Gayatri Salunkhe

Rugby

7.

Naazleen Madraswala

Hockey

31

Bahabhij Bharucha

Rugby

8.

Anup Mindu

Tennis

32

Vikrant Ghaisas

Shooting

9.

Bela Pandit

Tennis

33

Chinmay Kulkarni

Chess 

10.

Janhavi Sundarrajan

Tennis

34

Shital Mahajan

Para Jumping

11.

Sayali Bhilare

Tennis

35

Manda Kumbhar

Soft Ball

12.

Reshmi Teltumbade

Tennis

36

Shruti Kotkal

Ice Skating

13.

Ajay Limaye

Judo

37

Shirin Limaye

Basket Ball

14.

Preeti Nerlekar

Badminton

38

Shruti Menon

Basket Ball

15.

Burjor Shraf

Badminton

39

Neha Pardeshi

Rugby

16.

Atul Biniwale

Badminton

40

Swapnil Wagh

Blind Cricket

17.

Aditi Mutatkar

Badminton

41

Suyash Jadhav

Paralympic Swimming

18.

Anuradha Shrikhande

Badminton

42

Amit Sing

South Pole Treaker    

19

Aparna Phalnikar

Tennis Doubles

43

Sidhart Bhagwat

International Antartic Expection

20

Dipika Joseph

Kabaddi

21

Yogesh Bodake

Hand Ball

22

Apurva Sontakke

Basket Ball

23

Prasanna Patwardhan

Basket Ball

24

Sneha Rajguru

Basket Ball


Fergusson College has produced two famous Olympians in Principal N.D. Nagarwala and Nazleen Madraswala, who represented India in hockey. Professor D.B.Deodhar, Cricket Maharshi was one of the greatest cricketers of our country.

Miss Shital Mahajan made History in Sky Diving. She is the only Lady who jumped from the Sky (22000 ft) free fall jump on the North & South Pole.

Gymkhana Department Teaching and Non Teaching Staff

Sr. No.

Name

Designation

Educational Qualification

1.

Dr. K.D.Pendharkar

Gymkhana-Chairman

MSc,Ph.D.

2

Prof. G. H. Sonawane

Director of Physical Edu.

MA, M. Com. M. Ed(Phy.Edu), S.E.T.

3

Mrs. Leela Mali-Joshi

Vice-Principal(Jr. Wing)

M.Com, M. Ed(Phy.Edu),M.Phil.

4

Mr. S. S. Deshmukh

Tacher in Physical Education

MA, M.Ed(Phy.Edu), M.Phil.

5

Mrs. V. H. Shinde

Junior Clerk

M.A., M. Lib. & I. Sc., DIS.

6

Mr. Hanumant Sathe

Peon

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Sr.No. Photo Name of the teacher Designation  
1 Sonawane Gautam Hiramal
(M.A., M.Com)
Director of Physical Education Teaching Faculty

Note: Biodata of any of the above mentioned faculty member can be downloaded by clicking on their name.

 
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