Faculty
Affiliated  to  Goa University  and  Recognized by  Bar  Council Of India  for  Imparting Professional  Education  in Law and by  UGC under Section  2(f)  and  12(b)
Prof. Arun S. Nadkarni
M.A., LL.M.
Principal,

Principal of Govind Ramnath Kare College of Law since 1999. Has been teaching for last 25 years. He is presently, The Chairman, Board of Studies, Goa University and Dean, Faculty of Law, Goa University. He was also the member of Academic Council and committees of Goa University.


Prof. R. V. Kunkolienkar
M.A. (History), M.A. (Sociology and Political Science), LL.M.
Associate Professor in Law & HOD

Has been teaching for last 20 years. He is presently Member of Goa State Legal Services Authority, Board of Studies (Law), Goa University, Member of Senete, Goa University, Member of LL.M. Coordination Committee, Goa University, Director of Central Assessment Programme, Goa University in Law, Chairman, Board of Examination, Goa University, Secretary, Coordination Committee of the College and also The Chairman of The Legal Aid Society of the College. He has attended various State & National Level Seminar / Workshops, also organizes various programmes, seminars, workshops in the College.

C.J.F. PRASANNA KUMAR
M.A., M.L.
Assistant Professor (Sr. Scale)

He is a senior faculty with 19 years of teaching experience. He completed his LL.B and LL.M. from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Andhra Pradesh. He joined this institution in 1997 and attained recognition as Post Graduate faculty for LL.M by Goa University in the year 2005 and Research Guide to LL.M. Students of Goa University. He was also a former Member of Academic Council and Board of Studies of Goa University. He has formulated some Teaching Methods and has taught courses in Law of Torts, Property Law, Arbitration, Environmental Law and Labour Law.  He is associated with client counselling, Negotiation and other academic activities. Presently he is the Programme Incharge , IGNOU Programme study centre in Law. His areas of interest are Human Rights, Environmental Law, ADR and Profession Ethics.


Dr. Saba V. M. Da Silva
M.Sc (Medical Biochem), B. Ed., LL.M., Ph. D.
Gold Medalist at M. Sc, LL.B. and LL.M. Examinations.
Assistant Prof. (Selection grade)

Has over 13 years of teaching experience. Previously worked as Chief Biochemist, Directorate of Health Services, Govt. of Goa form 1994 till 2001, before joining as Lecturer in Law at this institution. Has several publications to his credit, both in pure sciences as also in Socio-Legal sciences at International, National and State level. Has been recognized as Post-graduate Faculty of Goa University from the year 2004 after being guest faculty at PG Centre, V. M. Salgaoncar Collge of Law, Miramar. Appointed as subject expert in Law of Diocesan Society  of  Education and Goa Public Service Commission, Panaji – Goa. Appointed as Member of Unfair Means Inquiry Committee and also on Committees on Patents and Consultancy of the Goa University. Appointed as Observer of ICWAI Examination, Kolkata at Goa Centre. Research Guide to LL.M. students of Goa University for past several years. External guide of LL.M., Archarya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh. Presented several papers and participated in several conferences at International, National and State level. He has completed doctorate on the subject of Legal control of Bio-Medical Waste Management and proposed a model law for the State of Goa.  He has recently been appointed Editor of the Kare Law Journal. Subjects taught at UG and PG level: Criminal Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Law of Taxation, International Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Research Methodology and Law and Social Change.




Shreeharsha N. Inavalli
B.A.(Law), LL.M.
Asst. Professor

Has a teaching experience of 12 years. He joined this Institution in 2008, prior to which he served as a Lecturer in K. V. G. Law College, Sullia, Karnataka and S. D. M. Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Law, Managalore, Karnataka and also Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore. Has registered for Ph.D in Law, Bangalore University, Bangalore. Has attended various National and International Seminars/Workshops. Has taught several subjects amongst which are International Law, Jurisprudence, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law, Environmental Law, Law of Evidence.


Maria Goretti Simoes e Morais
B.A., LL.M
Asst. Professor.

Graduated in economics from Dhempe college of Arts & Science, Miramar with flying colours. Thereafter pursued law studies from V. M. Salgaoncar College of Law and secured a Gold medal for having topped the LL.B. course from Goa University. Joined LL.M. course of Goa University in subject of Intellectual Property Rights and there also she secured 3 gold medals in subject of Constitutional Law, Legal Theory & for overall topping the course at Goa University. She started her teaching career in the year 2006 as Lecturer in G. R. Kare College of Law. Since then has been holding the post of NSS Programme Officer of College. Is a Member of Local Managing Committee and is also a chairperson of Women’s Cell. She was the Editor of Kare Law Journal from 2006-2012. She has completed her M. Phil by securing Distinction from S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Bombay in the year 2010. Is actively involved in orgainising Lectures, Seminars and Programmed for the College. Presently teaches subjects of Family Law, Company Law, Coral Procedure Code, Arbitration Law, and Land Laws.
Adv. Jagdish G. Prabhudessai
Asst. Professor (Part Time)

He is a senior Advocate and presently is a senior member of State Commission. He is also a founder President of Public Cause Foundation, State of Goa. Presently acting as Director, Public Interest Academy. Currently is State Director for Legal Association of International Human Right Association.


Adv. Cleofato A. Coutinho
Asst. Professor (Part Time)

- Passed SSC Examination of Goa SSC and HSSC Board through Regina Martyrum High School Assolna in 1976 and joined the S.P.Chowgule College of Arts and Science and graduated in Science stream in 1981.
- Was actively involved in the student movement.
- Obtained LL.B Degree of Bombay University in 1985 and was enrolled as a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa in the same year and joined the chambers of Advocate Jose Bosco Vasconcelos in the year 1986.
- Obtained the LL.M Degree through the Pune University in 1989 and joined the GR Kare College of Law as lecture (part time) where he teaches constitutional Law since 1989 till date (except Dec.1991 to Dec.1992).
- Functioned as Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate First Class at Ponda and Panjim in Dec.1991 to Dec.1992.
- Has been practicing in various courts in Goa basically on the Civil cases from 1986 till date (except Dec.1991 to Dec.1992).
- Was the President of South Goa Advocates Association in 2004 to 2006.
- Has been appointed on the panel of Lok Adalat at the District Court Margao and has been appointed as a member of the Goa State Legal Services Authority.
- Was a member of the Board of studies faculty of Law Goa University (2007-2008).
- Has been a regular contributor to newspaper, magazines and periodicals on legal and constitutional issues.

Shruti Mayur Nadkarni,
B. Sc., LL.M., M. Phil (Law),
Asst. Professor.

She is a post graduate in Law from Goa University & has completed M. Phil(Law) in year 2009.  She is a alumni of V. M. Salgaocar college of Law Miramar. She was awarded the prestigious Prof. V. S. Mallar’s Gold Medal for securing highest marks in Constitutional Law at the LL. M. examination.  She has eight years of teaching experience in Law and is presently the Assistant Professor in Law at G. R. Kare College of Law, Margao, Goa.  She has previously served as lecturer in Law at V. M. Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar, Goa for 4 years.  She was the course coordinator and lecturer in Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Law at G. R. Kare College of Law.  She has contributed to a book on Land Laws of Goa, and has also written various research articles on socio-legal issues in national journals. She was the associate editor of Lexpressions, a Law Journal, in 2006 of V. M. Salgaoncar College of Law, Miramar.  She has presented papers on legal topics in national level seminars and delivered lectures on legal topics in various colleges across Goa. She has also co-authored a book on Socio Legal topics titled ‘Law & You’ in the year 2011. Subjects taught: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Law of Contract, law of Torts, Legal Theory, Interpretation of Statutes, Intellectual Property Law, Criminology.

Sonali Naik
B.A., LL.M.
Asst. Professor

Graduated in Arts from Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao – Go. Graduated in Law from G. R. Kare College of Law. Persued Masters in Law from the Goa University, through V. M. Salgaoncar College of Law. Has a teaching experience of 9 years. Subjects taught include Torts, Family Laws, Environmental Law, Contract Laws, and Company Law. Attended various State and National Level Seminars and Presented papers.


Andryusha A. D’Costa
LL.B(Hons), LL.M.
Asst. Professor.

Studied in V. M. Salgaoncar Collge of Law, Miramar. Has 4 years teaching experience in this College. Has also taken lectures for Diploma in Labour Law. Has attended various State level seminars. Subjects taught: CPC, CrPC, Law of Evidence, Criminology, Property Law, Law of Crimes, Law of Torts, and Legal Language & Legal Writing.

Prasanna Timble
B.A.LL.B.(Hons), LL.M.
Asst. Professor.

She completed her B.A.LL.B (Hons) and LL.M. from V. M. Salgaocar College of Law, Panaji. Before starting her career as a lecturer in this college, she was a practicing advocate for 2 years and has also worked with the Legal Department of V. M. Salgaocar and Bro. Pvt. Ltd.

Manoj Vijayanand Hede
B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed.
Director of Physical Education & Sports

He joined this institution in the year 1996. He has attended International Conference on “Better Life Better World through Yoga” with allied Sports Science held at Tamilnadu Physical & Sports University, Chennai in the year 2012. Also attended International Conference on “Physical Education & “Sports Sciences “ Organised by S.V.’s Sridora Caculo College of Commerce & Management Studies in Association with National Association of Physical Education & Sports Science under the Sports Authority of Goa in the year  2012. Participated as Resource person and Chief Guest for State Level Symposium on “Importance of Sports in Personality Development” Sponsored by UGC, Pune organized by Sri Panchem Khemraj Mahavidyalaya, Sawantwadi. He was Organizing Secretary for All India Conference in Physical Education & Sports under the AEGES of NAPESS held in July 2003. He was Event Coordinator for All India Kare Law Festival for academic year 2006-07 & 2009-10 and for All India Moot Court 2007-08. Won “Iron Man” title and 4 gold medals & 2 Silver in weight lifting and power lifting during his academic life. Also represented Goa University weight lifting team to participate in the All India Inter-Varsity Championship in Andhra Pradesh. Also represented Goa State in Mallakhamb and Senior National Handball Championship. Has registered for Ph.D.
LIST OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

1)    Inacio C. Dias – Head Clerk
2)    Sandeep P. Deshpande – UDC
3)    Sandhya V. Poi Fondekar – LDC
4)    Maria Glenda Serrao e Fernandes – LDC
5)    V. S. S. Parker – Sr. Office Assistant
6)    Rima S. Sinari – Office Assistant
7)    Pradnya M. Nadkarni – IT Lab In-charge
8)    Riddhi B. Raikar – Assistant to Librarian
9)    Akaram A. Kadam – Peon
10)  Palpato S. Prabhu – Peon
11)  Prakash K. Talgaonkar – Sweeper
12)  Vinod R. Jadhav – Gymkhana Peon
13)  Joaquim D’Cruz - Gardener

Anand R. Salve,
M.A.(History), MLISc.
Librarian.

Post Graduated in History and completed his Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from RTM Nagpur University.   Worked as Technical Assistant in Nagpur Veterinary College (MAFSU), Nagpur.  Joined G.R. Kare College of Law as Librarian in the year 2006.  Registered for Ph.D. in RTM Nagpur University and carrying out research on the topic "Open Source Institutional Repository Software: Analytical Study".
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