Shri. Yashwant S. Lele


Education :  M. A. B. T.

Teaching :
  • Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Vidyalaya (Nanawada) Pune. (6 years)
  • New English School, Ramanbaug, Pune. (6 years)
  • Principal, Jnana Prabodhini (Prabodhshala and Prashala) Pune and Jnana Prabodhini Krishitantrik Vidyalaya; Khed Shivapur. (16 years)
  • Responsibility for worker education and supervisory training at Excel Industries Mumbai.
  • Rural Development: Worked in Warli community (forest dwelling areas) at Sakwar (Dist. Thane) for 3 years
  • Participated in Dr. Bhimrao Gasti’s development work and Devadasi rehabilitation work  in Berad Ramoshi community
Rehabilitation work :
  • After the Andhra Pradesh storm, implemented a plan to make the youth in Divisima area self-reliant by imparting fish farming and cowshed training with help of the Ramakrishna Mission 
  • Worked for 3 years as a guide in Vivekananda Research and Training Institute in Kutch.
Positions held at Jnana Prabodhini :
  • One of the founder members.
  • Former Secretary, Property Officer, Former Head of Sanskrit-Sanskriti-Samshodhika.
  • Currently a guide to Sanskrit-culture research.
  • Travel abroad: France, England, etc. in 1970. to study education systems in those countries.
  • Study Tours: Goa, Eastern Region, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Nagapradesh, Manipur, Assam etc. 
  • In the war with Pakistan in 1965, he went to Pakistan-free territory as a war correspondent. 
Writing :
  • Earthquake References from The Rigveda to The Rajatarangini - book published
  • Worked as a guide in Research work of the book Garudapuranokta Ayurveda.
  • Writing on various topics in various newspapers, magazines, weeklies.
  • Participation in the editing of the collection of essays by P. G. Sahasrabuddhe. namely Bharatacha Rashtravad