Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension (DLLE)


Doshi Vakil Arts College & G. C.U. B. Science & Commerce college Goregaon (District Raigad), from Academic Year 2018-19, got adhered to a recognized statutory Department of the University of Mumbai- “Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension [DLLE] (known earlier as Department of Adult and Continuing Education and Extension)”, established on October 12, 1978.

In accord to DLLE, University of Mumbai, DLLE- a statutory committee of our college, parallelly seeks to facilitate the ‘Sensitization of students to socio-cultural realities’. Undergraduate students from the Arts, Commerce & Science discipline students enrolls taking up extension work projects related to social issues, for which they are awarded 10 additional marks in their final examinations on successful completion of 120/240 hours of work, and the submission of the project report in time.

College offers six projects for DLLE enrollers, namely-

  1. Annapurna Yojana (APY), Industry Orientation Project (IOP)
  2. Population Education Club ( PEC)
  3. National Institute of Open Schooling ( NIOS)
  4. Survey of Women’s Status ( SWS)
  5. and Career Project (CP)

Enrolled DLLE students who enroll participates & performs in various activities for social awareness based on various issues/problem in the society such as Tree Plantation, Save the Girl Child, Education of Girl Child, Conservation of Biological resources, Blood donation camps, Women safety- HB checking camps, Save Food, Save Water, Pollution Control, HIV-Aids, Global warming, Child Labour, Dowry deaths, Waste management and many more. Students  creates awareness about these social problems by organizing/ conducting various activities like Rally, Street Play, Poster Making, Survey, Elocutions, Powada singing etc.

Teachers in-charge of DLLE projects:

Academic Year. 2023-24

Dr. Kharade B. S.  Chairperson
Dr. Chavan P. N.  Member
Dr. Mirajkar N. R.  Member




Position in DLLE

Academic Year. 2022-2023

Asst. Prof.  Salve A. P.

Assistant Professor,

Dept. of Botany

Dr. Mirajkar N. M. Assistant Professor,Dept. of Economics Member
Asst. Prof. Dhole I. R. Assistant Professor, Member

Academic Year. 2018-2022

Dr. Thakur J. B. Assistant Professor,Dept. of Chemistry Chairperson
Dr. Mane. K. G. Assistant Professor,Dept. of Chemistry Member
Asst. Prof. Dhole I. R. Assistant Professor,Dept. of Marathi Member
Asst. Prof.  Salve A. P. Assistant ProfessorDept. of Botany Member

Types of Projects

  • Annapoorna Yojana (APY)

Objective: To encourage students to try their hand at entering the field of small scale business and increase self-reliance approach.
Achievement : Development of time management, decision making, interpersonal relations, planning and organization, leadership, understanding production & marketing on a small scale qualities, self-confidence, communication skills & negotiating skills.

  • Population Education Club (PEC)

Objective: Spreading awareness on burning social issues and increasing the knowledge about these among the public
Achievement: Reaching the unreached motto-achieved through interaction and awareness creation drives

  • National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Objective: To spread awareness about importance of education and encourage completion of education. To create awareness about concept of Open Schooling and to give information about NIOS
Achievement: Spread of awareness about education among all people.

  • Survey of Women’s Status (SWS)

Objective: To facilitate the college to obtain basic data about the status of women in the area of work
Achievement: Analysis and interpretation of data, survey and research skills development.

  • Career Project (CP)

Objective : To help students to find out information about career and enable to learn the interview technique, method of collecting information and to know about job prospects of career being explored.
Achievement: Understanding employment, related occupations and its advantages and disadvantages.

  • Industry Orientation Project (IOP)

Objective: It is a career oriented program empowering students with marketable work skills, so as to increase his/her employability.
Achievement: An entry into the world of work, opportunity to try out a career, work experience certificate, employable skills development, all round ability development and gaining practical experience in the industry.

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