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अंकात व्यक्त झालेल्या विचारांशी आणि मतांशी संपादक सहमत असतातच असे नाही.

                                                गौरव या अंकासाठी काही सूचना 

  • या अंकासाठी आलेल्या सर्व लेखनाची पोच  देणे वेळेअभावी  शक्य होणार नाही
  • या अंकासाठी आलेल्या लेखांवर संपादकीय संस्करणे करण्याचे  आणि निवड करण्याचे सर्वाधिकार संपादकांकडे रहातील.
  • अंकातील कोणताही मजकूर, छायाचित्रे, ऑडिओ , व्हीडीओ   कोणत्याही प्रकारे अथवा माध्यमात पुन्हा व्यक्त करण्यासाठी लेखकांची अथवा संपादकांची  लेखी अनुमती आवश्यक आहे.
  • अनुमतीने पूर्वमुद्रित करतानाहीगर्जे मराठीआणिगौरवचा उल्लेख केल्यास आनंद होईल.
  • गौरव साठी साहित्य पाठवताना ते स्वतः:चे असावे आणि ते पूर्व पसिद्ध झाले असल्यास मूळ प्रसिद्धी चा दिनांक आणि नियतकालिक अथवा माध्यमाचे नाव संपादकांना कळवावे
  • अन्य लेखकांचे साहित्य पाठवल्यास, कृपया त्या मूळ लेखकांची अनुमती घ्यावी. आपल्या साहित्यात कोणाची अवतरणे घातल्यास कृपया मूळ लेखकाचा उल्लेख योग्य प्रकारे  करावा.     

     

संपादकीय

नमस्कार मंडळी

‘ गर्जे मराठी ग्लोबल ‘ या अनिवासी आणि मातृभूमीला परतलेल्या, मराठी माणसांचे,मराठी माणसांनी स्थापिलेले,मराठी परिवाराचे व्यासपीठ ! आपल्या ह्या वैश्विक व्यासपीठाचें पहिले मासिकपत्र,दसऱ्याच्या शुभमुहुर्तावर,आपल्या हाती सुपूर्त करताना आम्हाला अतिशय आनंद होत आहे.

पण हा आनंद निर्भेळ नाही.कारण ह्या आनंदाला आहे दुःखाची किनार.! ह्या दुःखाच्या किनारीवर निसर्गाने ‘ कोविड १९’ नावाच्या लेखणीने जगाच्या इतिहासाचे एक दुर्दैवी पान लिहिले आहे.आजपर्यंत मानवनिर्मित दहशतवादींनी जगात हाहाःकार माजवला.होता.आज निसर्गनिर्मित दहशतवादींनी म्हणजेच कोरोनाने जगाची झोप उडविली आहे.जातधर्म ,गरिबश्रीमंत,उच्चनीच ,शिक्षित अशिक्षित अशा भेदाभेदाच्या पलीकडे जाऊन सर्वांचा जीव घेणारा हा जिवाणू !

लाखो लोकं मृत्युमुखी पडत आहेत.लाखो संसार उद्ध्वस्त होत आहेत आर्थिक  व्यवहार ठप्प झाले आहेत.लोकांच्या नोकऱ्या गेल्या आहेत,उद्योगधंदे बंद झाले आहेत.हातावर पोट असणारी माणसे उपाशी मरत आहेत.वाऱ्याच्या वेगाने धावणाऱ्या जगाला जणू खीळ बसली आहे.कोरोनाच्या बेड्या जगाच्या पायात पडल्या आहेत जगभर लॉक डाऊन.जाहीर झाला आणि सर्व जीवन पध्दतीच बदलून गेली.नोकरीच्या ठिकाणी work from home सुरु झाले,शाळा कॉलेजेस मधून e learning चालू झाले मानवाचे आयुष्यच ‘ डिजिटल ‘ झाले !

पण एक मात्र नक्की ह्या निसर्ग निर्मित कोरोनाने माणसातील माणुसकीला जागे केले.दररोजच्या यंत्रवत जीवनातील स्पर्धेमध्ये माणुसकी लोप पावली होती,प्रत्येकजण स्वार्थी झाला होता.कोणाला कोणासाठी थांबायला वेळ नाही,दुसऱ्या माणसाचा विचार करायची गरज वाटत नाही,चार प्रेमाचे शब्द तोंडातून उमटत नाहीत.किंवा दुसऱ्याच्या दुःखाने मनाला पाझर फुटत नाही.सर्वांच्या वागण्या बोलण्यात बेगडीपणा आला होता.पण या कोविड १९ च्या जीवघेण्या संकटामुळे माणूस खडबडून जागा झाला आहे.त्यातील विरुन गेलेल्या माणुसकीचे नव्याने दर्शन होत आहे.कोविड १९ ने ‘ नाते ‘ ह्या भावनेला पुनर्जन्म दिला आहे.नवीन रुप दिले आहे.कुठे हे नाते अधिक घट्ट झाले आहे,कुठे ह्या नात्याच्या बंधाना कर्तव्याची जाणीव झाली आहे,तर कुठे नवीन नाती जोडली जात आहेत.

आपण सर्वांनीही नवीन नाते जोडू या ----माणुसकीचे ! महाराष्ट्राच्या खेड्यापाड्यात राहणाऱ्या दारिद्र्याशी झुंज देणाऱ्या,अन्न वस्त्र निवारा ह्या प्राथमिक गरजा भागवण्यासाठी लोकांसमोर हात पसरणाऱ्या अशा शिक्षणासाठी वंचित असलेल्या छोट्या मुलांशीं ! मुलुखगिरी करत,जगभरात आपल्या कर्तबगारीचा झेंडा रोवणाऱ्या मराठी माणसाने,विश्व् कल्याणाचे ‘ पसायदान ‘  मागणाऱ्या संत ज्ञानेश्वरांची शिकवण आपल्या आचरणात जोपासली आहे.आणि आता ही शिकवण आपण प्रत्यक्षात आणू या महाराष्ट्राच्या मातीपासून !

गर्जे मराठीने सुरु केलेल्या ‘ सक्षम ‘ या एका महत्त्वाकांक्षी प्रकल्पाला हातभार लावून ! महाराष्ट्राच्या खेड्यापाड्यात राहणाऱ्या मुलांना बदलत्या शिक्षण पध्दतीतील लॅपटॉप ,कम्प्युटर ,स्मार्टफोन इंटरनेट,अशा सर्व सुविधा उपलब्ध नाहीत आणि ही तर आजच्या काळाची मोठी गरज आहे.आणि म्हणुनच ही सर्व साधने उपलब्ध करुन देणे ,तसेच त्यांना मार्गदर्शन करणारे शिक्षक,आयटी इंजिनिअर्स स्वयंसेवक,समाज कार्यकर्ते अशी टीम उपलब्ध करुन देणे हा या प्रकल्पाचा उद्देश आहे.अर्थातच प्रकल्प यशस्वी होण्यासाठी आर्थिक पाठबळ हे महत्त्वाचे आहे.आणि म्हणुनच आपल्या सर्वांच्या मदतीच्या हातांची आवश्यकता आहे.प्रभू रामचंद्रांना लंकापुरीला जाण्यासाठी,विश्वकर्मा पुत्र नळ नावाच्या वानराने इतर वानरांच्या साहाय्याने समुद्रात एकेक दगड टाकून सेतू बांधला तद्वतच ‘ गर्जे मराठी ‘ आपल्या परिवाराच्या सर्व सदस्यांना आवाहन करत आहे की प्रत्येक सदस्याने आर्थिक शारीरिक बौध्दिक मदत करुन आधुनिक काळातील हा ज्ञानसेतू बांधायला हातभार लावावा आणि महाराष्ट्राच्या खेड्यापाड्यातही ज्ञानाचा प्रकाश पसरवून पुढील पिढीचे पर्यायाने महाराष्ट्राचे भविष्य उज्ज्वल करावे 

आज दसऱ्याच्या  शुभदिनी सरस्वती पूजन करुन,बुद्धिदायक गणरायाला प्रार्थाना करु या की भूतलावर पसरलेला कोविड रुपी अंधःकार दूर होवो आणि सर्वत्र मानवतेचा प्रकाश पसरुन महाराष्ट्र ‘सक्षम’‘ होवो !

स्वस्थ रहा ,सुरक्षित रहा !

जय मराठी ! जय महाराष्ट्र !

मेघना अशोक वर्तक ,दुबई ----meghana.sahitya@gmail.com

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

‘Saksham’ (सक्षम)

Garje Marathi Global (GMG) Foundation.

GMG INNOVATION ACADEMY (GMGIA)

Kedar Hardikar PhD

Garje Marathi Bio-Health-Pharma Tech Association

Prestigious Appointment for Dr. Uday Bodhankar

Manoj Kulkarni Passion of study at the age of 50 !

Dr. Manoj Prabhakar Kulkarni, PhD

Doctorate in Business Administration: Supply Chain Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

EarthSense, Marathi Startup Entrepreneurs

Sanika Kulkarni. Hong Kong : Impact of Covid19 on Art Industry

Aditi Potnis, Qatar, Member of Model United Nations

Neelaja Shrotre Volunteering during tremors of Covid 19 pandemic

Volunteering during tremors of Covid 19 pandemic

Ashwin Abhyankar

चांगल्या संकल्पनांमधून घडतात प्रभावी बदल

समारोप

 

‘Saksham’ (सक्षम)

It is a philanthropic initiative of Garje Marathi Global Foundation.

The Inspiration ‘Moment’

On 01 August 2020, GMG celebrated third anniversary of its inception.Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar and Padma Vibhushan Dr. Avinash Dixit had graced the occasion by their presence as the Chief Guests.

During his speech Dr. Mashelkar, mentioned an incidence where an economically challenged father had to sell his cow, the only means of his livelihood so that he could buy a Smartphone for his daughter’s online education that has become a new normal during Covid-19Pandemic. This was the point of inspiration and conception of ‘सक्षम

77 Seconds are enough to set up a movement if the heart is in the right place!”

https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=77-Seconds-are-enough-

The Vision and the Purpose of ‘Saksham’

GMG Saksham is a technology driven knowledge dissemination platform open to students of Maharashtra.   GMG Foundation Saksham’s vision is to create a platform for connecting deserving and desirous students from Maharashtra to the global community of professionals, academics and entrepreneurs. (Please see list of GMG mentors https://www.garjemarathi.com/mentor-for-you.php) The platform will help these students via regular webinars, tutorials to learn, gain knowledge and be future ready. The GMG’s Foundation Saksham aims to bridge the digital divide by enabling economically disadvantaged students from Maharashtra by providing them with the right equipment, right guidance and prepare them for the right opportunities.

Saksham aims at providing 25,000 digital devices by 01 August 2021. On successful implementation of the program it will be repeated for the following three years.

 

Operations Management

Student Selection

The main criteria for the selection of beneficiaries:

  • Selection of the students will be done on the basis of 10th and 12th standard results and economic status of the student’s family (BPL Certificate, under privileged as per NFSA 2013).
  • Recommendations from teachers, community leaders and Saksham contributors will also be considered for selection of the beneficiaries of Saksham. 
  • All deserving students from the state of Maharashtra will be eligible irrespective of Caste, religion or language.

Supporting Teams:

Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar will be at the helm of the program.

Board of Directors Garje Marathi  Global Foundation. India,

Garje Marathi Global Inc. USA.

Strategy and Planning

Networking and communication,

Accounts and Finance,

Technical and procurement,

Contents creation,

Distribution and Monitoring,

Event Management and Social Media,

Liaison and Legal

Collaboration with Educational Institutes and NGOs:

In Q4 2020 Chhatrapati Pratisthan, Chaturang Pratistan, SGGS College Nanded , Maharashtra Education Society and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,

Fundraising and Sponsorships for ‘Saksham’ (सक्षम)

Till December 31/2020:-

For 300 laptops and administration:

US $ 45000/- (Indian Rs. 32 Lakh Approx).

This will be raised from within GMG members

Till 01 August 2021:

For 25000 Laptops, Contents, Learning Management System and Administration:

3.40 Million US $, ( Indian Rs. 25 CR. Approx)

20 % 680000/- US$ (Indian Rs. 5 Crs approx) from GMG members and individual / corporate donors outside GMG  

80 % 2720000 ( Indian Rs. 20 Crs Approx.)  from Big corporations

For Detailed Consideration:

1.      Manage expenses and availability of appropriate Data Plan for sufficient period

2.    Prevent the misuse of internet by students apart from educational contents

3.    The access and availability of good quality sufficient educational contents

4.    Development of multimedia contents based on local context, syllabus and syllabus Access and availability of Open Education Resources (OER) on their mobility device

5.     Maintenance, security and safety of mobility devices

6.    Include the Operating system (with updates), Word processors (MS OFFICE, etc.) with a perpetual license, Adobe,  Antivirus/internet security with a perpetual license,  Software and hardware maintenance/troubleshooting etc.

7.     Pre-loaded digital resources/content to avoid data dependency Both in English and Marathi

8.    Form a system to provide guidance, counseling and mentoring to students with difficulties Training to be given to teachers to provide good quality lessons-Contents-hand holding on these devices. Association with good local teachers who can guide, mentor and develop contents This will kick off the production of quality local contents.

9.    Identify Execution partners and NGOs as partners in India

10.                        Highly scalable central cloud base service portal

11.  Bulk connection engagement with top Telecom operators

12. Local device manufacturers and OEM suppliers: Import kits and assemble in India.

Garje Marathi Global (GMG) Foundation.

Garje Marathi Global Inc. is a Non-Profit corporation registered in the State of California, having office at 718, Rustic Lane, Mountain View, California 94040, USA.

Garje Marathi Global Foundation, subsidiary of Garje Marathi Global inc., is a company registered under Section ’8’ Indian Companies Act, 2013 with its registered office at Sanjiv Brahme 202,B-5 Vikas Complex, Castle Mill Compound, Thane West Maharashtra 400601.

Shri. Sanjay Dhavalikar and Shri. Sanjiv Brahme are the founders of Garje Marathi Global Foundation.  

GMG Foundation is part of Garje Marathi Global (GMG), which is a platform of global non-resident Marathi community and community members who returned to our motherland, Bharat. It aims are creating synergies through networking, mentoring of our members with an intent to give back to Janmabhumi and Karmabhumi. Established in 2018, today GMG and its chapters are present globally with over 5000 professionals associated with it. Famous and respectable laureates like Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar (Chief Mentor of GMG), Padma Vibhushan Dr. Avinash Dixit, Padma vibhushan Vijay Kekkar, Air Marshal Bhushan Gokhale, Padmashree Ganpati yadav, etc. are associated in various capacities with GMG Foundation.

Our foundation is based on education, knowledge, enterprising skills and patriotism. Celebrating success of our Marathi community is our way of acknowledging their contributions to the society, to the economy and to our great nation.

 

GMG INNOVATION ACADEMY (GMGIA)

(Garje Marathi Global Inc. initiative)

Conceptualized on the most auspicious day of चैत्र शुद्ध , गुढी पाडवा (25 March 2020) and launched on महाराष्ट्र दिवस (01 May 2020)

Garje Marathi Global Inc. is registered corporation in the state of California and has applied for ‘Non- Profit’ status.

GMG Innovation Academy is a Non-commercial activity aimed to assist, guide and mentor start-ups by Marathi promoters.

What is a Start-up?

An entity that develops a business model based on either product innovation or service innovation and makes it scalable, replicable and self-reliant. Start up is an organization searching for unknown customers and features. 

Large companies execute to the established business model and therefore a Start-up is NOT a smaller version of a big company. Start up fails when the founder and team confuse Search with Execute. 

Start up is a temporary organization to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. 

Every start-up will need to figure out (a) if there is "Desirability" to their product/service idea, (b)If there is "Feasibility" to build such a product/service and (c) If such a product/service can be built with financial "Viability". 

Here are the 9 key components of a business model structure 

Section A: Desirability

1- Customer Segments

2- Channels to reach the customers

3- Customer relationship

4- Revenue stream

Section B: Feasibility

5- Key resources

6- Key Activities

7- Key Partnerships

Section C: Financial Viability

8- Cost Structure

9- Value proposition

The GMG Innovation Academy intends to build a robust eco-system for nurturing innovation and start-ups which will in turn drive sustainable economic growth for the promoters, community and the nation.

With the aim of nurturing innovation and start-ups, GMG Innovation Academy will offer guidance in following areas:-

  • Business Opportunity Identification,
  • Business Idea Generation, 
  • Soft-Skills development
  • Feasibility studies, 
  • Start-Up Finance, 
  • Launching and Sustaining Start-Ups,
  • Incubation and Acceleration
  • Elevator-Pitch: How to pitch business ideas for funding'
  • Angel Investors and Venture Capital Funds.

Following selected thrust areas as identified by GMG have potential for faster growth:

  • Information & Communication Technology
  • (ICT)/Internet of Things (IOT)
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture and allied fields
  • Clean-Tech
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Services

Themes

  • HealthTech and BioTech
  • FinTech and InsurTech
  • EduTech
  • Automotive and Mobility
  • CyberSecurity and Privacy
  • Enterprise and Infrastructure
  • Industry 4.0 
  • AgriTech and Alternate Foods
  • GreenTech
  • Smart Homes and Smart Cities
  • Other (Media, Pharma, Retail, Materials, etc)

On Micro level

The idea is to uncover new Innovations that will improve the quality of life in interior Maharashtra at the same time support entrepreneurship to reduce migration to cities.

These innovations can be:

(a) Technology based (example devices built on arduino or raspberry pi or public systems using inexpensive tablets), or 

(b) Traditional sciences that have solutions to modern day challenges, such as new herbal remedies, or

(c) Localized cloning of city services for villages, such as phone voice message based bike-mobility service, or

(d) Infrastructural and supply-chain support to facilitate market access via digital marketplaces.

As an example, Sewa has a project of making women’s sanitary products in villages for villages. I can think of simple devices for water filtration, moisture conservation in soil, humidity and alkaline measurements of soil, air to water devices for moisture capture, recyclable plant based bags, the list goes on...

The idea is to create entrepreneurs through such innovations who have a market for their innovations with in the village itself and nearby villages. The idea is to create cottage industries in villages with market for their goods in the urban areas.

All such entrepreneurial ventures should be low investment projects around Rs. 50K - 100K.

We can run a contest and the 8-10 best innovation ideas can be short-listed for incubation and prepare them for real implementation in villages. Incubation will include coaching, mentorship and financing. We can ensure that at least 2-3 projects are directed towards alleviating the challenges of women in rural areas.

Contest winners will get media coverage, incubation opportunity, and project funding.

These 8-10 ideas can be listed for funding, starting with as low as $100, max $5000 contributions. The students of these colleges will also help build a common site for this initiative consortium, do social media promotion, and build a site to track funding and progress of the funded projects.

More Details : https://www.garjemarathi.com/innovation_academy.html

Garje Marathi Innovation Academy , Think-Tank Video Conferences

Idea Validation and Market sizing Vijay Talele CEO COEP's Bhau Institute Pune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76aa6ZgPiok&t=7s

The Dynamics of 5G New Opportunities Sakir Sakpal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiWqVfCS5xE

Webinar on Design Thinking by Madhav Dabke Garje Marathi Think-Tank member: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfeRGWTp6ug

GMGIA Value Prop and Messaging By Start up GURU Sudhir Kadam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUpJWCiXEZA&t=2967s

Webinar Topic Mobility By Shrikant Nistane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCIwcLqooiA

 

Kedar Hardikar PhD

https://soundcloud.com/poetsandmuses/imogen-arate-with-kedar-hardikar

Poets and Muses is an award winning weekly podcast where poets around the globe are interviewed. They interviewed Dr. Kedar Hardikarof Garje Marathi for his recent experiment in poetry - mathematical poems and for his upcoming book, as part of their series. You can listen to the episode here.

Garje Marathi Bio-Health-Pharma Tech Association

"Fostering Bio-Health-Pharma Tech Innovation "

Purpose Statement:-

  1. To form synergistic, symbiotic network of academics, professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs and students from Biotech, Healthtech and Pharmatech.
  2. To educate and motivate the young aspiring budding scientist in drug development
  3. Provide scientific and professional guidance for young business owners to set the right direction
  4. Educational resources and guidance through the certification courses and or training
  5. Provide guidance for funding and or investment resources to foster innovations

https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=Garje-Marathi-Bio-Health-Pharma-Tech-Association

Prestigious Appointment for Dr. Uday Bodhankar

डॉउदय बोधनकर भाजपा वैद्यकीय आघाडी महाराष्ट्र प्रदेश कार्यकारिणीवर केंद्रीय  मार्गदर्शक नियुक्त

 भाजपा वैद्यकीय आघाडी महाराष्ट्र प्रदेश कार्यकारिणीची घोषणा आज करण्यात आलीयात प्रदेश समन्वयकसहसंयोजकविभागीय संयोजकसहसंयोजक  मार्गदर्शक मंडळ यांची घोषणा करण्यात आली.

 यामध्ये नागपूरचे *प्रसिद्ध बालरोग तज्ञ डॉउदय बोधनकर  यांची महाराष्ट्र प्रदेश कार्यकारणी मध्ये मार्गदर्शक म्हणून नियुक्ती करण्यात आलीही नियुक्ती भाजपा वैद्यकीय आघाडी प्रदेश संयोजक डॉअजित गोपछडे  आमदार गिरीश महाजन यांनी केली.

डॉउदय बोधनकर हे नागपुरात एक जग विख्यात बालरोग तज्ञ म्हणून  प्रसिद्ध नाव आहे.  अत्यंत कमी वयात भारतीय बालरोग तज्ञांची संस्था चे प्रेसिडेंट  होण्याचा मान त्यांना मिळाला.  अनेक वर्षापासून सामाजिक कार्यात आपला सहभाग देत आलेतत्याचप्रमाणे अंतरराष्ट्रीय संस्था कॉमहेड चे एक्झिक्युटिव्ह  डायरेक्टर म्हणून काम बघतातत्यांच्या या सामाजिक सेवा कार्याची दखल घेत त्यांची प्रदेश कार्यकारणी वर नियुक्ती करण्यात आली.

 या कार्यकारणीचे मार्गदर्शक म्हणून डॉउदय बोधनकर याच्या सोबत खाडॉ विकास महात्मेखा  डॉप्रीतम ताई मुंढेखाहिना गावितखाडॉ सुभाष भामरेखाडॉभारती पवारखाडॉ भागवत कराड आहेत.

डॉबोधनकारांनी आपल्या नियुक्ती बद्दल केंद्रीय मंत्री  नागपुर चे खासदार माश्रीनितीन जीं गडकरीमहाराष्ट्र राज्य चे माजी मुख्यमंत्री  माश्री.  देवेंद्र जीं  फडणवीसभाजपा प्रदेश अध्यक्ष माश्रीचंद्रकांत दादा पाटील    विदर्भ संघटन मंत्री डॉउपेंद्र कोठेकरयांचे विषेश आभार मानले.

Dr. Uday Bodhankar : https://www.garjemarathi.com/member_details.php?member=Uday-Bodhankar 

 

Manoj Kulkarni Passion of study at the age of 50 !

Dr. Manoj Prabhakar Kulkarni, PhD

Doctorate in Business Administration: Supply Chain Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

We at Garje Marathi Global, are happy to inform that Manoj Prabhakar Kulkarni, the member of the Strategic Committee of Garje Marathi has recently been awarded a Doctorate in Business Administration for his research in Supply Chain Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  His specific research aais strategic sourcing in automotive component industry in China and its implications on supply chain performance.   As he presented his thesis, one of the external examiners mentioned that his research constitutes an important contribution to the empirical literature on strategic sourcing in automotive supply chain management. Read More: https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=Dr.-Manoj-Kulkarni-PhD-

EarthSense, Marathi Startup Entrepreneurs

Details: https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=EarthSense,-Marathi-Startup-Entrepreneurs-

Sanika Kulkarni. Hong Kong : Impact of Covid19 on Art Industry

Sanika Kulkarni is a final year Literature and Communication student at the University of Hong Kong. She is currently interning at a Hong Kong based tech and entrepreneurship magazine called Jumpstart. Jumpstart is a media company dedicated to "making innovation matter". More than just a media company, they provide resources, support, and education to startup founders, industry leaders, and creative game-changers.

Recently, she has written an article discussing the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the art industry.  Read More: https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=Sanika-Kulkarni.-Hong-Kong-:-Impact-of-Covid19-on-Art-Industry-

Aditi Potnis, Qatar, Member of Model United Nations

Aditi Potnis, Qatar, Member of Model United Nations

Albert Einstein once said, ‘We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.’ The relevance of this particular quote in the contemporary world is exemplary.

The youth of our world can come up with the best possible solutions and solve the issues that our world is currently facing in political, social as well as economic scenarios because their way of thinking is different. The best way to increase our exposure to these global issues is through Model United Nations.

Neelaja Shrotre Volunteering during tremors of Covid 19 pandemic

Neelaja Shrotre Garje Marathi Global Bahrain Chapter

Volunteering during tremors of Covid 19 pandemic

In addition to the series of accomplishments made by Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS), in first week of August, MWPS surpassed another milestone when about 175 stranded migrants travelled back home to Chennai from Bahrain. MWPS was instrumental in chartering Gulf Air flight for the first time in their endeavor.

Theimpact of thePandemic isin job loss across the globe, Gulf countries are no exceptions. Under “Covid-19 relief drive” MWPS volunteers are providing assistance including, basic ration kits,medication etc.tothe unskilled migrantworkerswho have no job, no pay. Untilnow, 12000kits have been distributed andarebeing continued. MWPS is also financing the air tickets for repatriation of these stranded migrants of all Nationalities…….. https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=Volunteering-during-tremors-of-Covid-19-pandemic-Neelaja-Shrotre-Garje-Marathi-Global-Bahrain-Chapter-

Ashwin Abhyankar

चांगल्या संकल्पनांमधून घडतात प्रभावी बदल  

विविध क्षेत्रांमध्ये आणि लोकांच्या आयुष्यावर आपला प्रभाव पडेल अशा प्रकारचे संकल्पनाधारित काम करण्यावर मी कायमच भर दिला आहे. अशा कामाला प्राथमिकता दिली आणि त्यातून ओघाने आर्थिक लाभ होत राहिले. साधारणत: पाश्चिमात्य संकल्पना उद्योग क्षेत्रांमध्ये वापरल्या जातात. मात्र, आरोग्य सेवांच्या अर्थसाहाय्याबाबत भारतात होणारे काम हे इतरांसाठीही उदाहरण आहे असे मला वाटते,’ अमेरिकेत सॅन डिएगो येथे राहणाररे व्यवस्थापन तज्ज्ञ अश्विन अभ्यंकर सांगतात.

अश्विन अभ्यंकर यांचे शालेय शिक्षण हडस हायस्कूल येथे तर इंजीनिअरिंगचे शिक्षण यशवंतराव चव्हाण कॉलेज ऑफ इंजिनीअरिंग येथे झाले. काही काळ नोकरी करून त्यांनी युनिव्हर्सिटी ऑफ लॉस एंजेलिस येथून एमबीए पूर्ण केले. या शिक्षणादरम्यान आणि पुढील काळात त्यांनी मानवी स्वभावाचा अभ्यास, वर्तनात सकारात्मक बदल घडवून आणणे या बाबत अभ्यास आणि काम सुरू केले. कॉर्पोरेट कंपन्यांबरोबर काम करताना व्यक्ती आणि कंपनी अशा दोघांनाही लाभ होईल अशा संकल्पनांवर ते काम करतात. अमेरिकेतील सुमारे दोन दशकांच्या कारकीर्दीत घरकर्ज, अर्थपुरवठा, आरोग्यसेवा, उत्पादन अशा विविध क्षेत्रात  सकारात्मक संकल्पना राबविण्यात त्यांना यश आले आहे. अश्विन हे प्रख्यात व्यवस्थापन तज्ज्ञ डॉ. सी.के.प्रहलाद यांचे जावईदेखील आहेत. डॉ. प्रहलाद आणि पत्नी दीपा प्रहलाद यांच्या साथीने त्यांनी या विषयावरील पहिल्या पेटंटचेही लिखाण केले होते…… https://www.garjemarathi.com/Blog/newsletter_details.php?newsletter=Ashwin-Abhyankar-

समारोप

नमस्कार.

 

गर्जे मराठीच्या पहिल्या वहिल्या गौरव गाथेचा समारोप करताना विजयादशमीच्या उत्सवी आनंदाचा जल्लोष आहे, तशी   कोविद-१९  च्या संकटाची सुन्न आर्तताही आहे.

मेघनाने संपादकीयात लिहिले आहे, तसे या संकटाने  माणसामाणसात माणुसकीचे नवे नाते निर्माण झाले आणि  त्याला कर्तव्याची किनार मिळाली. त्यातून उभे जगभर  राहिले करोना   योद्धेरुग्णालयाच्या आघाड्यांवर, शहरातील झोपडपट्यात, गांवोगावच्या वस्त्यांवर आणि पाड्यांवर यांचे काम अथक चालू आहे.. कोणी तातडीच्या जेवणाची सोय  केली..  कोणी शिधा वाटला.. कोणी  मुलांच्या शिक्षणाची जबाबदारी उचलली.. कोणी  वृद्धांच्या सेवेला लागले.. देशोदेशी कामे सुरु झाली.. महाराष्ट्राच्या कानाकोपऱ्यातही मदतीचे हात उभे राहिले..

 महाराष्ट्र बंद झाला. महाबंदी झाली. आता महामारी की उपासमारी ?

कुणी शेतातले काकडीचे उत्पन्न  गावाला वाटले..कुणी स्थलांतरित शेतमजुरांना आसरा दिला..

   एका छोट्याशा ग्रामीण भागाचं एक चित्र पहा ना  : पुण्याजवळ  वेल्हे  भागात बचतगटाच्या   बायका आपण होऊन पुढे आल्या.( तिथे ज्ञान प्रबोधिनी या संस्थेच्या मार्गदर्शनाखाली  बचतगट आहेत.)   .“ जिथं कमी  तिथे आम्ही”  म्हणून पदर खोचून उभ्या  राहिल्या.“ काळजी करु  नका. काळजी घ्या”  या मंत्र घेऊन या आपल्या  साखळी पद्धतीने २० गावातल्या  १५०० लोकांपर्यंत पोहोचल्याएका गाडीचा पास काढण्यापासून खटपट करुंन एक  स्पीकर लावलेली गाडी गावागावात फिरवली. शेतावरच्या मजुरांपर्यंत  या कर्णा  गाडीचा संदेश पोहोचला.   काही बायकांनी  माहिती देणारी पत्रके , पोस्टर्स तयार केलीग्रामपंचातीसमोर भिंतीवर लावलीकरोनाबद्दलजाणीव जागृतीचीमोहीम केली.   वरच्या स्तरावरून भराभर निर्णय होतात. आदेश काढले जातात. पण अगदी तळाच्या नागरिकापर्यंत ते नीट पोहोचत नाहीत. त्यासाठी हे बचत गटांचं जाळं  किती महत्वाचं आणि उपयुक्त आहे हे पुन्हा एकदा लक्षात आलं.  

. बचत गटाच्या कामाची शिस्त होती. पाहणी करायचीयादी करायची. हिशेब ठेवायचेआधी वृद्धाना मदत केली. गरिबांना शिधावाटप केले.काही बायका मास्क बनवू लागल्या. काही म्हणाल्या, “ आपण गावची भाजी पुण्यात विकूयागावातल्या बंदीमुळे  भाजीपाल्याचे  नुकसान होऊ नये म्हणून खटपट केली आणि पुण्यात नेऊन विक्रीची व्यवस्था केली.   गावात उत्पन्न सुरु केलं.

“business management , needs analysis , resource allocation,  supply chain management, . motivation , commitment,” इत्यादी शब्द वापरता आलेली ही  आत्मनिर्भरता  !        प्रसंगी आपल्याला लागण होण्याचा धोका पत्करून काम करण्याची हिम्मत आणि निर्भयता ! रुग्णालयातले कर्मचारी, पोलीस, त्यांच्यासारख्याच याही   करोना योध्यादुर्गा आणि महिषासुर मर्दिनी  !

नवरात्र संपलं ,तरी  हे कार्य चालूच आहे.. आता विजयादशमी..’ सरस्वतीचीपूजा  आपण  ‘सक्षमया प्रकल्पातून बांधलेली आहे..  नुसते संगणक देऊन आपलं काम संपत नाही.. तो तर प्रारंभ आहे..

 एका नव्या  मोहिमेचा..सक्षम

करोना चे दूरगामी परिणाम  पुष्कळ आहेत. भारतातली काही लाख मुलं शिक्षणावाचून वंचित रहाणार आहेत. कुणाकडे फीचे पैसे नाहीत.कुठे शिक्षकांना पगार नाहीत.. . कुणाकडे संगणक नाहीत.. तर कुठे  इंटरनेटचे महाजाल नाही..समाजाच्या तळागाळापर्यंत पोहोचून  त्या सर्वाना शिक्षणासाठी  जोडून घेण्याची ही  मोहीम आहे.. या मुलांच्या मनापर्यंत आपल्याला पोहोचायचं आहे. लौकिक  पुस्तकी शिक्षण , त्यापेक्षा  मोठं मनुष्यघडणीच शिक्षण

 कारण त्यातून उभे रहाणार आहेत उद्याचे मराठी उद्योजक,शास्त्रज्ञ, कलाकार आणि  तंत्रज्ञ.. आपल्या गर्जे मराठीच्या मंचावर त्यांची गौरव गाथा लिहिली जाणार आहे.!

विद्या हर्डीकर सप्रे      

 


Garje Marathi Bio-Health-Pharma Tech Association

"Fostering Bio-Health-Pharma Tech Innovation- A GMG Initiative "

(To be launched on 25 October 2020, an auspicious day Dassera) 

Purpose Statement:-

  1. To form synergistic, symbiotic network of academics, professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs and students from Biotech, Healthtech and Pharmatech.
  2. To educate and motivate the young aspiring budding scientist in drug development
  3. Provide scientific and professional guidance for young business owners to set the right direction
  4. Educational resources and guidance through the certification courses and or training
  5. Provide guidance for funding and or investment resources to foster innovations


‘सक्षम’

77 Seconds are enough to set up a movement if heart in right place!

Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, is our Mentor, guide since our inception and every major action by us is undertaken with his guidance or is inspired by his wise words.

On 01 August 2020, we celebrated our third anniversary. Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar and Padma Vibhushan Dr. Avinash Dixit had graced the occasion by their presence as the Chief Guests.

During his speech Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, mentioned an incidence where an economically weak father had to sell his cow, the only means of his livelihood so that he could buy a Smartphone for his daughter’s online education that has become a new normal during Covid-19 Pandemic  ( You may listen to Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doIY6er496U&t=29s From 10 minutes 35 seconds to 11 minutes 52 seconds)

These ‘77’ seconds inspired many and I got a number of phone calls wishing to donate their old smartphones. 

Garje Marathi Global thought of taking this one step forward and we have embarked on a very ambitious social initiative, ‘Saksham’/ सक्षम (Enabled).

Concept note on Garje Marathi project “Saksham”

Main Framework

1.      Good intention of providing support to the deserving students in Maharashtra India to learn online from their homes/study centers using mobility devices even when normalcy returns post Covid-19.   

 

2.    On 01 August each year for coming four years, we shall give free of charge 25000 Laptops to deserving students.

a)   Before end of 2020 , we shall run the program on a trial basis in 15 Schools of Chhatrapati Shikshan Mandal, SGGS College of Engineering and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.

3.    Giving Laptops is not the purpose of ‘Saksham’ but it is the means for the main purpose which is imparting knowledge, education free of cost to deserving students. We shall stay in touch with the recipients and our ‘Mentors’ will guide them via regular webinars, tutorials. 

4.    Selection of the students will be done on the basis of 10th and 12 th standard results and economic status of the student’s family (BPL Certificate, Under privileged as per NFSA 2013).

5.     All deserving students from the state of Maharashtra will be eligible irrespective of Caste, religion or language.

Supporting Framework:

1.      Manage expenses and availability of appropriate Data Plan for sufficient period

2.    Prevent the misuse of internet by students apart from educational contents

3.    The access and availability of good quality sufficient educational contents

4.    Development of multimedia contents based on local context, syllabus and syllabus Access and availability of Open Education Resources (OER) on their mobility device

5.     Maintenance, security and safety of mobility devices

6.    Include the Operating system (with updates), Word processors (MS OFFICE, etc.) with a perpetual license, Adobe,  Antivirus/internet security with a perpetual license,  Software and hardware maintenance/troubleshooting etc.

7.     Pre-loaded digital resources/content to avoid data dependency Both in English and Marathi

8.    Form a system to provide guidance, counseling and mentoring to students with difficulties Training to be given to teachers to provide good quality lessons-Contents-hand holding on these devices. Association with good local teachers who can guide, mentor and develop contents This will kick off the production of quality local contents.

9.    Identify Execution partners and NGOs as partners in India

10.                        Highly scalable central cloud base service portal

11.  Bulk connection engagement with top Telecom operators

12.Local device manufacturers and OEM suppliers: Import kits and assemble in India.

Financials/ Budget

A)  Indian Rs. 25.0Cr each year ( Rs. 10000 per laptop X 25000 Laptops ) + / - 10%

B)   First ‘2’ year requirement: Indian Rs. 50. Cr.

C)   Garje Marathi members will raise Indian Rs. 10.00 Cr. ( Arun Joshi from Portland USA has pledged Indian Rs. 1.00Cr. + another 2.00 Crs. from two more donors are most likely to get confirmed soon) and remaining 40 Cr. From Industry, business houses, Global companies like Google, FaceBook, Microsoft, Apple, Reliance etc. .

'Saksham' initiaitve will be managed by Garje Marathi Global Foundation, a company registered under Section ’8’ Indian Companies Act, 2013.  Sanjeev Brahme, Sanjay Dhavalikar and Anand Ganu are on the board of Garje Marathi global Foundation. 

Our phone conversation with the heads of many educational institutions including engineering colleges from interior of Maharashtra indicated that around 30% students from these institutions are without Smartphone or Laptops.

We will announce the initiative सक्षम on the most auspicious day Dasera Sunday 25 October 2020

With Sincere Regards

Anand Ganu +1 7327897130


Our Recent Members

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Mr. Jitendra Shitole

Eindhoven

Business development leader, Philips Healthcare, Netherlands

Jitendra presently in the role of Business development lead in Image guided therapy division of Philips healthcare joined Philips in 2000. Jitendra has over 22 years of industry experience bringing strong leadership and multi-disciplinary experience in the areas of R&D, marketing, business development and general management. In the past roles, he has experience in acquisitions, merger & integration and setting up and scaling up of greenfield projects.

Jitendra holds bachelor of engineering degree from Pune university and post graduate executive diploma from IIM calcutta

 
 

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Mr. Sanket Somane

Thane

Love to live life for a social cause. 

Basically from IT background but good in man management event organizinng

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Mr. Kiran Nikam

Thane

Kiran R. Nikam

 Co-Founder at EngiMates Resources and Energy Pvt Ltd & Director at ViGyan Technologies

I am a Chemical Engineering graduate with 19+ years of experience in the Refinery and Oil & Gas Industry. Was working with a multinational global consultancy named Worley in Muscat before coming back to India this December 2019. Stayed in Muscat, Oman for almost 12 years. Worked with Worley as a Principal/Lead Concept Engineer for projects right from the conceptual stage to FEED stage for major Gas Plants in Oman. Apart from Professional career was involved in activities of Marathi Mandal in Muscat. Lead a private charity group called “Helping Hand”, under which we helped needy people back home in Maharashtra.

Returned to India to take care of my father aged 85 years. After coming back, I started my own companies. I have started two start-up firms one being an engineering consultancy a Pvt Limited company and another an Edutech company, which focuses to bridge the gap between engineering students and industry requirements. Under the Edutech company for academic students, we are trying to focus on our roots in Vedic Mathematics. Under this Edutech, currently training hundreds of students in Vedic Maths.

Completed my B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from UDCT, Jalgaon in 2000, and recently completed 6 months Leadership Funnel Course by Dr. Vivek Bindra.

Born in Pune, Maharashtra, and currently staying in Thane with my Wife, two daughters, and my father.

Wife: Shilpa Nikam, Engineer by Profession but completely inclined towards Art. She is Artist and Poetess. Writes simple and beautiful poems in Marathi and have launched a book named “Maan Paus Paus”