An MSc in Organic Chemistry and Diploma in Higher Education and Diploma in French. As a junior college teacher, he taught theory and practical in chemistry, to students in 11th and 12th standard at Patkar College from July 1980 to May 2012. After his retirement in May 2012, he started providing guidance to people on several issues. It includes, career guidance, Cooperative Housing Societies’ legal paper works, Right to Information (RTI), Lokayukta, Ombudsman complaints, Marriage Registration, Complaints to Telephone, Electricity and Transport services, Lokshahi Din Complaints to District Collector and Chief Minister, etc. Mr Shanbhag knows six languages – Marathi, Hindi, Konkani, Kannada, English and French.