Sanjeev Shelar is a structual engineer by trade. He graduated from College of Engineering, Pune in 1984 and later on worked as Professor in Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering for two years. He went to USA in 1986 for higher education. He earned Masters in Structural Engineering in 1988 and Masters in Business Administration in 1990. Since then he worked with various companies in construction field till 2003. He is specialized in structural steel construction industry and is a leading name in USA in estimation field. His last three years in USA he worked as Vice President, General Managar for Ideal Steel company in Detroit.
To have Indian Culture introduction and education for his children, he returned to India in 2003 and settled down at Aurangabad in Maharashtra. He started ‘steelestimating.com’ company, which provides various services to structural steel industry in USA. Being 100% export service oriented company in a unique field, Maharashtra Government honoured him with Best I.T. Company in Special Category Award in 2009. This award was presented by then Chief Minister Ashok Chavan. He has also studied Law and graduated with LL.B. degree in 2013, LL.M. degree in 2015. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. degree in Law.
Sanjeev Shelar started his Tabla education from Abhay Samant of Aurangabad. He has earned ‘Tabla Visharad’ degree from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Right from begining he was interested in notation system as present notation systems are incomplete. He completed his research in 2011 on notation system and developed Shelar’s Tabla Notation System. The first presentation of this Notation system was in March 2011 at Ganadharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune in front tabla maestroes. Pt. Sudhir Mainkar and Pt. Suresh Talwalkar in their speech expressed the need of new notation system and recommended that to be included in the syllabus. Currently Sanjeev Shelar is pursuing his tabla education from Pt. Suresh Talwalkar and he is also writing a comprehensive book on Tabla notation system to be published soon.