PRAKASH Panjwani (state chairman, Builders Association of India, Maharashtra) awarded Dr D P Goel, chairman, Winntus) for the best Scaffolding & Shuttering company during the installation ceremony of new bearers at Builder’s Association of India Pune Center (BAI).
Over 200 members lf the BAI along with invitees and dignitaries attended the ceremony. Chief guest and All India BAI president Sachin Chandra, guest of honors Nimesh Patel, BAI vice president (West Zone), Prakash Panjwani, BAI state chairman – Maharashtra, newly installed office bearers, chairman BAI Pune, Manoj Deshmukh, honorary secretary S B Apte, vice chairman Ashok Atkeka, honorary treasurer A R Gujar, outgoing chairman Pradeep Garge, past vice presidents Ranjit More, Pradeep Salunkhe and Dr R B Krishnani were present on the occasion.
An interactive new website of BAI Pune center was also launched on the occasion. The youth wing of BAI Pune was launched to guide college students and mould them seamlessly in the field.
Sachin Chandra said that he was happy to speak at the birthplace of BAI. “Pune and West Zone have a big role and greater responsibility at the National level. Paradigm shift is happening in the economy. BAI should be able maintain in sync with the change. We should also interact more with different government departments to highlight our issues, achievements and to continue channels of communication. Similarly, partnering with the government and shouldering responsibility for various issues like skilling is also important. Fresh ideas from youth wing should be welcomed and a plan for BAI 2030 should be chalked out to take the association to greater heights in future,” he added.
Nimesh Patel said that the construction industry is going through a challenging phase due to the new regulations and BAI is ensuring that the industry is not adversely affected. Prakash Panjwani said that machinery and men are two important tools of the industry. Machines can be managed but we must give more thrust on the welfare of labour working in the industry, he stressed.
Outgoing chairman Pradeep Garge, chairman 2019-20 Manoj Deshmukh also spoke on the occasion.