About Dr. C. D. Ashtikar –
Managing Director of Sharayu Prakashan

Dr. C.D. Ashtikar is a renowned educationist, Ph.D. from Mumbai University, Research Guide for Ph.D. and Author and Co-author of some Marathi, English and Hindi books. He has 41 years of experience in teaching. He has worked as a Principal in two colleges and Director in Tasgaonkar Institute of Management Karjat, Swayamsiddhi Institute of Management Bhivandi and as Dean Research in IBSAR Institute of Management Belapur Navi Mumbai.

Dr. C.D.Ashtikar is the current head of Dattatreya Cult a spiritual Guru-Shishya Tradation. He has written 23 spiritual Epics and hundreds of devotional songs. He has recently written a spiritual book titled “Shrimad Bhagwat Rahasya” which is going to be published on 7th June 2016.

Alongside, he was also pursuing his dream to build a Publishing Business. He has established his Publishing business in the year 1998 and started publishing Marathi and Hindi books.

In the year July 2010, he has started his first Marathi Quarterly Magazine titled “Shri Bhagwatkrupa” under RNI Registration No. MAHMAR/2010/42739. This magazine has gained popularity within a very short span of time. It was also approved by the Directorate of Libraries Government of Maharashtra. It has wider circulation all over Maharashtra and it is fully subscribed magazine. It is very popular in different parts of Maharashtra such as Pune, Kolhapur, Solapur, Sangli, Satara, Nasik, Jalgaon, Jalna, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandra, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, to name a few.

After the blooming success of Shri Bhagwatkrupa Marathi Magazine he gained confidence and he was waiting for another gainful opportunity to develop his publishing business. During those days he became a Research Guide and he started guiding Ph.D. Students in the field of Management. The Ph.D. scholars felt need of ISSN & RNI Registered Peer Reviewed Journal for publishing their research papers. They requested Dr. Ashtikar, he saw a great business opportunity in this venture and started an International Journal titled “Management Guru: Journal of Management Research”.  This Journal is about to complete 4 years of its publication. Considering the growing demand for the journal the publishers increased its frequency of publication from quarterly to monthly. From February 2016 this journal has become monthly journal.

In the year 2015 Sharayu Prakashan saw another great business opportunity. It has become compulsory for the colleges to hold seminars and conferences as per UGC guidelines. College authorities started approaching Sharayu Prakashan for publishing their Seminar/ Conference Proceedings containing Research Papers in different subjects and different languages. Ever since, Sharayu Prakashan has published several proceedings of the colleges.