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Marathwada Mitra Mandal's

Shankarrao Chavan Law College, Pune

उद्यमेन हि सिध्यन्ति कार्याणि | Accomplishments are made by efforts

Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Approved by Bar Council of India, Recognised by Government of Maharashtra &
Accredited with ‘A’ Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India (NAAC)

……Our Social Commitment 

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”
About The Centre:
Lawyers are social engineers and as an Institute creating lawyers, in an attempt to discharge responsibility towards society the Shankarrao Chavan Law College established the Family Counseling Centre, under the guidance of Hon’ble Mr. V.V. Shahapurkar,  Former Principal Judge of Family Court, Pune.

The Family Counseling Centre was formally inaugurated on 10th August 2013, at the auspicious hands of Hon’ble Justice Anilkumar Dave, Judge, Supreme Court of India, in the gracious presence of Justice Sadhana Jadhav, Judge, High Court of Bombay & Justice Vidyasagar Kanade , Judge,  High Court of Bombay. Mr. V.V. Shahapurkar is the President of this center. Properly designed Executive Committee of this centre discharges the responsibility of execution of the center. The centre has an expert wing which consists of renowned experts from medical and legal fields. Twice in a week, Hon’ble Shahapurkar sir, Dr. Pravin Motiwalla, and Mr. Sudam Gayake former counsel Family Court Pune personally meets persons having family problems and tenderly advises them as to further course of action. Experience, and compassion of Shahapurkar sir coupled with the cooperation of faculty assisting him, has resulted in saving many marriages which were on the verge of breaking.

Recent work of Centre:

Special appreciation by High Court of Bombay by giving recognition as an Official Mediator.

Executive committee of Centre

Sr.No. Name Designation
1. Mr V.V. Shahapurkar President
2. Prin. B. G. Jadhav Executive President
3. Dr.  Kranti Deshmukh Secretary
4. Adv. Ganesh Kawade Joint Secretary
5. Adv. Shubhangi Deshmukh Joint Secretary
6. Dr. Revati Naik  Treasurer
7. Mr. Sudam Gayake  Member 
8. Dr. Pravin N. Motiwala  Member 
9. Dr. Shamshuddin Tamboli Member 
10. Adv. Prajakta More Member 
12 Mrs. Aarti Pande Member 
11. Mrs. Krushna Badade Member 
12.  Ms. Uroosa Shaikh Member

Advisors and Members of Centre

Sr.No Name Position
1 Dr. Rajendra Shimpi Medical Expert
2 Dr Ulhas Luktuke Medical Expert
3 Dr. Prafulla Ranade Medical Expert
4 Dr. Sanjay Kulkarni Medical Expert
5 Dr. Vijaya Wanjape Medical Expert
6 Adv Prajakta More Legal Expert


Apart from providing counseling to the needy people,  the centre conducts many activities for students to sensitize them about gender related issues, family issues etc. Every year the centre arranges one day Workshop on Pre and post marital counseling, expert lectures on various relevant topics, seminars etc.

Services of Centre

Family Counseling Centre provides various services on a gratuitous basis as follows:

  • Pre and post marital counseling
  • Legal assistance 
  • Counseling regarding Anger control 
  • Personal counseling for depression

Registration Form

You can download the registration form here.


1. Palavi magazine 2015

2. Palavi magazine 2020

3. डॉ. प्रवीण मोतीवाला लिखित – “विवाहाची वहिवाट” पुस्तक प्रकाशन (ISBN 978-93-56-20-5620-193-4)

Glimpses of Centre’s Activities

Centre Coordinator

Asst. Prof. Krushna Badade

Contact Details

For any queries email us at fcc@sclc.edu.in or

call us at 8149340004, 9403776852