A proven track record of completing difficult projects on schedule and on tight budgets. An ability to work in upstream locations with limited communications and scant logistical support.
Kiran Rane - President
Kiran Rane – President
[M. Com / M.B.A./ C.C.N.A. (USA) / D.P.M. / S.I./ B.J.]
A proven track record of completing difficult projects on schedule and on tight budgets. An ability to work in upstream locations with limited communications and scant logistical support. Excellent interpersonal skills, a professional attitude, and firm personality to manage projects independently or as a team member. Completed his graduation with Mumbai University in the year 1995-96. Also completed post graduate diploma in Personnel management in same year. Because of curiosity and his greediness about education he completed successfully diploma in Sanitary Inspector. He was worked with pragatee foundation’s Computer Teacher Training Academy’s D.C.Ed project and also worked on Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University project D.C.A. (Education) project. Currently working with ITM university as a Registrar. He regularly participated in Clean Mumbai Green Mumbai organized by Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation. He completed his study in journalism from Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh in the year 2009-10. Social Service and educational development are always his prime objectives.
Vice President Mr. Dharamveer Singh Arora is one of the well qualified and successful Person in social life. He is also vice president of All India Railway Association.
Mr. Dharamveer Singh Arora
Mr. Dharamveer Singh Arora
Vice President (M.Com / L.L.B. (Bachelor of General Laws)
Vice President Mr. Dharamveer Singh Arora is one of the well qualified and successful Person in social life. He is also vice president of All India Railway Association. He is one of the founder member of organization and active in social as well as educational projects since establishment of Pragatee Foundation. He has completed his master degree in Commerce and completed is law study from mumbai university. He is working with Indian Railway since last several years. Currently he is handling all legal and finance related matters on behalf of Pragatee Foundation.
Mr. Narendra Patil is one who supported Pragatee Foundation. He is one of the well qualified and well experienced dynamic person having social activities in Konkan and nearby region.
Narendra D. Patil
Narendra Patil – Secretary
[M.A. – History / Ph.D ]
Secretary Mr. Narendra Patil is one who supported Pragatee Foundation very well since his appointment. He is one of the well qualified and well experienced dynamic person having social activities in Konkan and nearby region. He is having experience in the Govt Administration field. He is also active member of Social development foundation and other such various social organizations. Mr. Patil has successfully completed one of the rare Modi Lippy training from Department of Archives (Govt. of Mah.). He is so sensitive about social & farmer’s issues that currently he is doing Ph.d on topic “SEZ & FARMERS MOVEMNTS” from university of Pune. All social and PR related matters are handled by Mr. Narendra Patil on behalf of Pragatee Foundation, Mumbai (Regd.).
She is one of the well qualified young dynamic lady involved in all Child and Women welfare development activities run by foundation.
Mrs. Pawanpreet Kaur Duggal – Treasurer
Treasurer Mrs. Pawanpreet Kaur is one of the well qualified young dynamic lady involved in all Child and Women welfare development activities run by foundation. She is one of the founder members of organization. Currently she is handling all marketing and finance related matters on behalf of Pragatee Foundation, Mumbai (Regd.). Mrs. Pawanpreet Kaur Duggal is one who started Pragatee Foundation’s First Pre-Primary school in Navi Mumbai called as “Little’s World”. She is responsibile for all accounting and auditing work in Pragatee Foundation. She is now an active member of Women Empowerment Project in Pragatee Foundation.
Mr. Krishna S. Bokka is one of the founder member of Pragatee foundation. He is having more than 10 year experienced in IT & ICT Project. He is working with various well known brand like Wipro and Capegemini etc.
Krishna Bokka – Trustee
[B.Sc / CCNA – System Administrator]
Mr. Krishna S. Bokka is one of the founder member of Pragatee foundation. He is having more than 10 year experienced in IT & ICT Project. He is working with various well known brand like Wipro and Capegemini etc. Mr. Krishna Bokka is having vision of starting school and college under banner of Pragatee Foundation. Mr. Krishna Bokka is responsible for ERP module , web technology and ICT project in organisation. He is handling all Information and Technology related issues in Pragatee Foundation.
She is one of the well experienced and well qualified Medical Practitioner. She is registered with Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine & Medical Council of India.
Dr. Geetanjali Mahadik
Geetanjali Mahadik – Trustee
[B.A.M.S. / PGDCR / PGD Yoga / Cosmetologist (Surgeon)]
Trustee Dr. Geetanjali is one of the well experienced and well qualified Medical Practitioner. She is registered with Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine & Medical Council of India. She is associated with Hindu Sabha Hospital Ghatkopar west Mumbai as a Consultant since last several years. She is also having her own Health Centres in Bhandup west mumbai. She is working with Pragatee foundation as a Chief Medical Advisor since its establishment. On behalf of Pragatee foundation, Mumbai (Regd,) all Medical and Health awareness related programs, camps and event handled by Dr. Geetanjali. She is one of the main core comittee m ember of Pragatee foundation’s women empowerment team.
Mr. Tilochansingh Duggal is one of the most experienced and famous social worker in Mumbai region. He is managing his business activities and social activities very well.
Trilochan Singh Duggal
Trilochansingh Duggal – Trustee
Mr. Tilochansingh Duggal is one of the most experienced and famous social worker in Mumbai region. He is managing his business activities and social activities very well. He is well established business man in Automobile and sphere pats. He is always ready to devote his time for helping poor and needy people. It is his dream to give free IT education to every child for betterment of life becomes dream of foundation. Mr. Duggal has donated funds for empowering poor and needy women. He has donated funds for empowering BPL categories youth. He is one of the main pillar of Pragatee foundation.
Core Committee and Advisory Members
Prof. Subhash Pawar
Prof. Subhash Pawar – Chief Advisor (Education)
(Maharashtra state co-ordinator, CDAC Gist. PACE)
Prof. Subhash Pawar, Chairman, Print Aid Centre (Poona) Pvt. Ltd. has nominated and elected for the Chief Advisor post in the year 2009-10 in foundation. He has passed Engineering from Cusrow Wadia in the year 1963. Completed the Graduation in 1970 and stood Fourth in the State. Prof. Pawar was associated with the development team to develop the first minicomputer of India in the capacity of an Industrial Designer. He was the President of the Maharashtra State Federation of Higher Art Teachers and Non teaching Staff for more than 7 years. He has won a prestigious “Rathi Awards” for Best course organizer subsequently for two year in 1990 & 1991. He has chaired the Examination Committee of Pune University & College of Printing Technology Pune, Mumbai as desired then by Government of Maharashtra (Dept. of Tech. Education) & Pune University. He has written & published number of papers & books on various subjects like Applied art, Printing Technology, Screen printing, Lettering & Typography, Computers, Computer Graphics etc. Prof. Pawar has also won Best Author Award for writing book on Photoshop in the year 2010-11 from Govt. of Maharashtra. Prof. Pawar has excellent experience in the field of Computer training, Commercial Art & Education. Prof. Pawar’s PACE had become National Implementing agency for CDAC Gist PACE training program to proliferate usage of Indian Regional Languages by the masses now it has presence in 19 major states of the country.
Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar
Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar – Chief Advisor (Education)
M.A. Ph.D. (Ex.Director of Archive Govt. of Maharashtra)
Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar is one of the well name in Government of Maharashtra Administration sector. He was worked with Govt of Maharashtra more than thirty years having vast experience in Record management and preservation of Govt records. Honorary member of the Indian Historical Record Commission and Indian History of Congress.Nominated member of Board of Studies of History, University of Pune. Nominated as non-teaching experts on the board os studies of History, Sant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Founded the Maharashtra state level History Conference. (अखिल महाराष्ट्र इतिहास परिषद) and served as Secretary.
Prof. Dr. RSS Mani
Prof. RSS Mani
Prof R S S Mani is a founding member of the ITM Family and has completed over 25 YEARS of association with the group .He is acknowledged as one for the pillars of ITM & has been largely responsible for its phenomenal growth over the last 2 decades into one of the top business schools in India . He is currently VP –Institutional Development and Chief Mentor ITM MBA programmes across India. He is widely acknowledged as an institution builder and a renowned out of the box management thinker. An alumnus of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences, he was a gold medallist in the MBA Human Resources Stream. He has had very successful stints in Wipro in HR & Training and Tata
Institute of Social Sciences as a full time faculty for 5 years before joining the ITM Group. Prof RSS Mani is highly regarded as an HRD Guru in HRD circles for his pioneering contributions in the areas of Training & Development and Career Planning & Guidance.
Prof R S S Mani is also a highly respected authority in the area of career planning & guidance for students, faculty and executives.
Over the recent five years he has been a very successful career coach and mentor to many senior executives in large Indian & MNC organisations. He has also been part of the selection boards of several large public sector and private sector organizations and also NGO’s. He is a trustee and part of the advisory boards of many reputed NGO’s in Mumbai, Gujrat, & other interior parts of Maharashtra.
He is the recipient of over 20 awards in the last decade for his outstanding contribution to the cause of management education and career guidance. He has also been felicitated often for his contributions in the areas of educating the underprivileged. Just last year, Bombay Chartered Accounts Society felicitated him for his outstanding contribution to education and service to society. In October 2017, he was felicitated by ANMOL, the leading NGO for his significant contribution to the education of the girl child and creating employment opportunities for marginalised women. The latest feather in his bejewelled cap was the Public Relations Council of India Communicator of the Year Award bestowed upon him in March 2018.
Advocate Salim A. Patel
Advocate Salim A. Patel (Legal Advisor)
B. Com / L.L.B. (Advocate High Court Mumbai) Member of Minority Commission of India
Mr. Salim A. Patel is one of the famous lawyer and legal advisor of Pragatee foundation Mumbai. He is not only legal advisor of foundation but also a true social worker in our society. He is member of Minority Comission of India (Govt of India). He is working with various social organizations as a consultant and legal advisor. He is person who is responsible for forming Pragatee foundation in the year 2005/06. He is having vast experience of all work related to Trust, Societies and NGOs. He is handling all legal department related issues.
Mr. Madhukar Kamble
Mr. Madhukar Kamble – Advisor cum Core committee member
[Ex-Mahada Officer Govt. of Maharashtra]
Mr. Madhukar Kamble is one of the main core comittee member for developing education related projects in Pragatee foundation. He has sponsored various event during Pragatee Foundation’s Little’s World annual program. He was worked for Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA) and also active in Rural Development Program in Kolhapur and surrounding Region of Maharashtra. He is working with Pragatee foundation as an Advisory core comittee member in education related projects.
Mrs. Rani Deokar is owner of Revaj situated in Thane. She is hardworking and well-known social worker active in empowerment of women project. UDDAN – Flying towards self-reliance is an ambitious project of pragatee foundation. She is working hard on project for implementing in rural and urban part of Maharashtra. She is having vast experience in the field of employable skill training program. She is having chain of Beauty parlours and spa centers across Maharashtra. Mrs. Rani Deokar is one of the core committee member in pragatee foundation’s Women empowerment project. She is one of the award winner business women in Maharashtra state for running successfully various business activities and social project in Mumbai and Thane surrounding area.
Dr. Vishal Lichade
Dr. Vishal Lichade – Advisory Member cum Coordinator
Dr. Vishal Lichade is from Nagpur and he is well-known businessman in IT industry. He is having pragatee foundation’s Vidarbha Region’s office at his place. He is one of the well known statistics analyser in vidarbha region. He is owner and director of Soft sense private ltd. He is having vast experience in IT Education and Skill oriented training program.
Mr. Chinmay Chavan
Mr. Chinmay Chavan – Advisory cum Coordinator
Mr. Chinmay Chavan is young dynamic character and active in all social, medical and education related projects run by foundation. He is having young brigade of pragatee foundation under pragatee graduate forum. He is one of the core member of foundation relates to all project. He is responsible for all project related to Medical and Health sector. He is organising all free medical camp in association with various associate partners of pragatee foundation. He is also looking after business development projects of Pragatee Foundation.