Neha Dhanawade

Neha Dhanawade

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., University of Pune

Specialization : Statistics




Room No 208, Main Building Ext: 338


Neha has a ​​PhD in Statistics with a strong foundation in statistical modelling. She is a multitasker and likes to work on multiple projects at a time. She prizes her well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills. She is result-oriented, highly motivated, smart and hungry to learn new technologies, methodologies, strategies and processes. She is an expert in sampling plans, data management, data analysis and report writing.

Research papers

  • Ghadge, C. and T V. Ramanathan (2011) Rank Test for Testing Randomness of the Technology Parameters in a Stochastic Frontier Regression Model. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, 40(1), pp. 99-112 
  • M. B. Rajarshi, T. V. Ramanathan and C. Ghadge (2011) Rank based tests for the constancy of the regression coefficients against random walk alternatives. Operations Research and Decisions, 3-4, pp. 35-55
  • C. Ghadge, J. G. et.al. (2011) Anti-Staphylococcus Aureus activity of Pisolithus albus from Pune, India. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 5(4), pp. 527-532
  • T. V. Ramanathan and C. Ghadge (2010) Test for randomness of the technology parameter in a stochastic frontier regression model. (2010) Statistical Methods and Applications,19(3), pp. 319-331


  • Gram Panchayat level yield estimation using technology: studies for cotton, tur and wheat conducted in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. (GIPE 2019-20)
  • The Anatomy of Judicial Pendency. (GIPE 2018)
  • Project On Climate Resilient Agriculture in Maharashtra (PoCRA) (GIPE 2017)
  • Study on Exchange Rate Volatility and financial Sector Stability-RBI.(GIPE 2016)

Awards & Memberships

  • Awarded Research Fellowships in Science for Meritorious Students (RFSMS) by University Grants Commission, New Delhi from 2008 to 2012.
  • Mr.V.M.Deval prize for securing highest marks in statistics in S.Y.B.Sc (2004) in Department of Statistics, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune.
  • Won the second prize in a project competition organized by the Department of Statistics, University of Pune, 2004.
  • Second prize in science diagram competition (Inter school competition), 1998.
  • Life Member of Indian Statistical Association and Indian Society for Probability & Statistics (ISPS)