Indian Society for Technical Education – Short Term Training Programmes

The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional non-profit making Society for the Technical Education System in our country with the motto of Career Development of Teachers and Personality Development of Students and overall development of our Technical Education System.

St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research has Institutional Membership of ISTE and also an active Faculty Chapter that conducts a Short Term Training Programme (STTP) for teachers from within campus as well as other Institutes every year before the commencement of the academic year in the month of May.

ISTE Institutional Membership Number:

ISTE Faculty Chapter Number: Number of Faculty ISTE Members: 


“NEP 2020-Building Research Culture and Enhancement of Teaching Learning process” (8th-12th May 2023)

Day & Date Session-I 10.00-11.30am Session-II 11.45-1.15 pm Session-III 2.15-3.45pm
Monday 8th May, 2023 Inaugural Programme

Mr. Aldridge D’Souza, Trustee, Aldel Education Trust

Dr. Shreerang Joshi

Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Matunga, Mumbai.

Dr. Savita Tauro Principal (SJIPR) & Deputy Campus Director (SJTEC), Palghar
Dr. Brajabandhu Das Principal, SJCHS Topic-NEP 2020-Academic Bank of Credits Topic: NEP 2020: The Evolving Role of Faculty
Tuesday 9th May, 2023 Dr. Geeta Shetty

Professor, St. Xavier Institute of Education

Dr. Norma Rebello

Associate Professor & Head, Dept of Pharmaceutics, SJIPR, Palghar

Mr. Benedict Mascarenhas Chairman and MD, EnvisBE Solutions
Topic: NEP 2020-

Perspectives of Pedagogy

Topic: Constructive Mentoring Topic: Strengthening Research Through Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Wednesday 10th May, 2023 Dr. Y. S. Rao

Vice-Principal & Professor, Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Andheri, Mumbai.

Dr. Surendra Singh Rathod Principal, Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering, Bandra, Mumbai.
Topic: Research Culture and Funded Research Topic: Technical Research Paper Writing
Thursday 11th May, 2023 Dr. Krishna Iyer

Principal and Professor, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Kalina, Mumbai.

Dr. Govind Asane

Vice-Principal and Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, SJIPR

Topic: Types of Research Topic: Healthcare and Positive Psychology for Professional and Personal Wellbeing
Friday 12th May, 2023 Dr. Munira Momin

Principal, BNCP, Mumbai.

Mr. Vidyadhar R. Patil

Manager-HR, SJTEC, Palghar

Dr. Suhas Pednekar Former, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai.
Topic-India-centric Research Funding Agencies for Educational Institutes and its alignment to NEP 2020. Topic: Feedback: A Tool for Assessment and Enhancement of Performance. Topic: The Sustainable Governance-The way forward for Institutional Autonomy

Examination and Valedictory Programme

AICTE-ISTE Sponsored/Refresher Programme-2022 on Emerging areas in Science Technology from 24th-31th January 2022

Day & Date Session-I



11.45-1.15 pm




24th January,


Inauguration Programme

Dr. Pratapsinh K. Desai

President, ISTE, New Delhi




Dr. Sanjay Kasture

Director,Pinnacle Biomedical Research

Institute, Shamla Hills, Bhopal (M.P)

Topic:Cell communication in Health and Diseases Approach in Herbal Drug Discovery


Mr.Mahesh Kalsekar

Chief Commercial Officer, Pharmarack Technologies

Topic: Applications of Data Analytics in Healthcare


25th January,


Dr. Jagannath Sahoo

Director, School of Pharmaceutical

& Population Health Informatics, BIT

University, Dehradun

Topic: Personalized Medicine and

Artificial Intelligence




Dr. Vivek Bhaskar Borse


Department of Medical Devices

NIPER Hyderabad Balanagar,



Topic: Development of in vitro diagnostics.


Dr. Kailash Petkar

Scientist A


Govt. of India

Topic: Various scheme for

research funding in




27th January,


Dr. Evans Coutinho

Professor of Pharmaceutical

Chemistry, Bombay college of

Pharmacy, Mumbai

Topic: “Elements of QSAR”

Dr. Balachandra S Bandodkar

Pharmaron, China

Topic: Strategies in Medicinal Chemistry

Head and Professor of

Pharmaceutical Chemistry,

Bombay college of Pharmacy, Mumbai

Topic: Non CYP450 enzymes in drug

metabolism – Introduction to the

Molybdenum Hydroxylases.


28th January,


Dr. Anuradha Mujumdar


Faculty of Science and         Technology,

University of Mumbai

Topic: Network Pharmacology

Dr. Pritesh Bhat

Principal Scientist,

Schrödinger Inc, Bengaluru.

Topic: Artificial Intelligence in drug design

Dr. Vivek Redasni, Principal,

Yashoda Shikshan Prsarak

Mandal, College of Pharmacy,

Satara, Topic: Accreditation and



29th January,


Mr. Ramnath Chittal

Associate Director, Regulatory


Abbott Healthcare PVT. LTD.

Topic- Global Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Vijay Joshi

Chief consultant, RUSA, Govt of Maharashtra

and ex principal, K.J Somaiya college of Arts and Commerce, Vidyavihar East, Mumbai.

Topic: National Education Policy 2020.

Ms. Jaya Mishra

Yoga Instructor,


Topic: Relaxation Techniques



31st January,


Dr. Ketan M. Ranch

Associate Professor

L.M.College of Pharmacy

(Govt. aided),Ahmadabad

Topic- Application of QbD in drug delivery

Dr. Vandana B Patravale

Professor, Department of  Pharmaceutics,

Institute of Chemical Technology, (ICT)


Topic: Computational Pharmaceutics:

Opportunities and Challenges

Exam on Course Content

Valedictory Function

Prof. Vijay Vaidya

Executive Secretary,

ISTE, New Delhi


  • AICTE-ISTE approved STTP on ‘Modern Tools & Techniques for Teacher & Researchers in Education

Sanctioned by ISTE and will be conducted shortly

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 – 20 

  • AICTE-ISTE approved STTP on ‘Soft Skills for Teachers in Higher Technical Education’ was conducted from 6th to 10th May 2019.
No. Topic Resource Person Date
1 Key-note Session Dr. Vijay Vaidya,Secretary, ISTE, New Delhi 6th May 2019
2 Educational Psychology, Emotional Intelligence Fr. Pradeep Dabre Principal, Anand Ashram High School, Palghar 6th May 2019
3 Learning Styles, Classroom Etiquettes Dr. Geeta Shetty Asso. Prof., St. Xavier’s College of Education 7th May 2019
4 Learning Styles, Classroom Etiquettes Dr. Savita Tauro

Principal, SJIPR

7th May 2019
5 Communication Skills: All About Creating a Constructive Classroom Community Dr. Anjali Kulkarni, Principal, N. B. Mehta College, Bordi 8th May 2019
6 Industrial Visit Bliss Pharma &  Enicar Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd 8th May 2019
7 Training Session-: Animation in Teaching Learning Process, Creating video lectures, adding background voice to lectures. Uploading videos on YouTube channel. Dr. Anwar Shaikh Professor in Pharm. Chem.,  Allana College of Pharmacy, Pune 9th May 2019
8 Leadership in Academics Mr. V. R. Patil,  Dean SJIMR 10th May 2019

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018 – 19 

  • AICTE-ISTE Sponsored One Week Induction Program was conducted from Monday, 7th to Saturday, 12th May 2018 on ‘A Comprehensive Induction on Best Practices for Effective Teaching Learning Process’.
  • This Programme was sponsored by AICTE under the AQIS Scheme for academic year 2018-19

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 – 18  

  • ISTE Approved STTP (Short Term Training Programme) was conducted from 8th to 12th May 2017 on ‘Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Professional Institutes: Challenges and Opportunities’

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 – 17 

  • ISTE Approved STTP (Short Term Training Programme) was conducted from 3rd to 7th May 2016 on ‘Technical Upgradation and Innovations in Pharmacy – A Current Challenge

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