Mr. Shivakumar Upavasi is a household name of Commerce in SKNG GOVT FIRST GRADE COLLEGE, GANGAVATHI. With Mcom as his PG he has cleared UGC NET. He has also worked as Agency manager for Birla Sun life Insurance company prior to this appointment. He is a teaching faculty for PG. Apart from teaching he has worked as a co-guide for Mcom projects, contributed for three articles with ISSN no (international journals) and conducted special lectures on important topics. He works in a rural college were most of the students are from rural and Kannada medium background. To professionalize their passion he works hard by breaking language barriers and enhancing their domains in the due course of learning.