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Amidst Grand Launch Kushal Kicks-off World Skill Competition, 2017 Training @ TRUSPACE Prima Domus
Buoyed by the success at 43rd World Skill Competition, 2015 wherein Kushal Trained ParusharamNaik won Medallion for Excellence in Wall & Floor Tiling, its time for biennial World Skill Competition, 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Kushal would like to not just emulate the success at Sao Paulo, but, go a few notches higher and win Gold Medal in both the categories viz., Wall & Floor Tiling and Bricklaying. So the preparation has started with right earnestness.
Training Infrastructure was set up at the site and dignitaries were called to on site TRUSPACE Prima Domus for Launch of World Skill Competition, 2017 Training as well as to kick-off the Training.

Mr. Prakash Chabbria Inaugurating World Skill Competition Training at TRUSPACE Prima Domus, Balewadi Dignitaries on the Dias, Mr Shantilal Kataria, President CREDAI Pune Metro  speaking encouraging words about Kushal and inspiring World Skill Contestants Probables to give their best at the Launch Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal addressing Audience and briefing them about Kushal’s World Skill Competition Journey
     
 
Stalwarts from Real Estate Sector attended the Launch to shower their best wishes for the Training Kick-off ……….finally, last but not the least. World Skill Competition, 2017 medal hopefuls 4 on the left are Bricklayers and the 4 on right are Tilers  

In the fray to represent India are :

Sunil N. Rathod } In Category Wall & Floor Tiling
 
Sanjiv K. Sabhavat
Nusaruddin Shaikh
ShailendraChavan
     
Dharmendra Netam } In the category Bricklaying
Rahim Momin
Nagma Shaikh
Taukir Ansari

Out of the 4 in each category only 1 shall represent India at 44th World Skill Competition, 2017 Abu Dhabi.
 

Kushal @ CREDAI’s Executive Committee, Governing Council Meet : Presidents Conclave on 16th September, 2016

CREDAI Pune Metro hosted Executive Committee, Governing Council Meeting and it was Presidents Conclave on 16th September, 2016at  Westin Pune. So, all the CREDAI’s City Chapter Presidents were invited!
A time slot was allotted to update CREDAI Dignitaries on the progress RAGC, CREDAI National &Kushal has made on World Skill Competition, 2017 Training & Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushalgave a very emphatic dubbed as “We shall do it” assuring that the Training Kushal is providing the 8 Trainees is nothing short of world class.
The program intent was not to lead just lip service, however, 8 Trainers were made part of this event and were given By way of shot in the Arm CREDAI National also declared Prize Money by way of Cheques as a token of appreciation and for winning India Skills, 2016 Competition held at PragatiMaidan, New Delhi between 15 – 17 July, 2016. The prize money given out is as follows :

Position Brick Laying Wall & Floor Tiling    Amount
1st Winner Dharmendra Netam Sunil Rathod Rs 1 lakh each
2nd Winner Rahim Momin Sabavath Sanjeev Kumar Rs1 lakh each
3rd Winner (tie for 3rd place) Nagma Shaikh Sarfuddin Nasiruddin Sheikh Rs 50000 each as tie
Taukir Ansari Shailendra Chauhan Rs 50000 each as tie

 

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. DevendraFadnavis pat on the back and an opportunity to click photograph with him was icing on the cake for the 8 World Skill Competition probables.

Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Mr. DevendraFadnavis with 8 World Skill Competition Probables. They were felicitated for having won India Skills, 2016 Competition Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal speaking at the session of “We shall do it” at CREDAI EC, GC Meet : The Presidents’ Conclave briefing the audience on progress made on World Skill Competition, 2017 Kushal’s Coffee Table Book was also unveiled along with some very notable publications on Construction Industry at CREDAI EC,GC – The Presidents’ Conclave

 

Kushal conducts Pre-national Skill Competition

In the wake of Triumph at  World Skill Competition, Sao Paulo Brazil in August 2015 which had Kushal Trained Construction Worker win Medallion For Excellence in Bricklaying,  Mandate for Training Contestant for the upcoming 44th World Skill Competition, Abu Dhabi UAE goes to Kushal.
The biennial event being a little over a year ahead preparations are in full swing to better the performance in Brazil. This time Rustomjee Academy of Global Careers (RAGC) and CREDAI National is partnering with Kushal.
Pre-national Skill Competition was culmination of Talent Hunt by the Troika (Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro, RAGC & CREDAI National) launched Nation-wide! Kushal got the honour of hosting Pre-national Skill Competition at Pune.
4th July, 2016 was a Rainy Monsoon Day which could not dampen the spirits of contestants and Pre-national Skill Competition got underway at Solitaire Business Hub, winners of the same shall participate in National Skill Competition at New Delhi.
35 Contestants participated from four corners of the Nation, 18 in Bricklaying & 17 in Wall & Floor Tiling at Solitaire Business Hub, Shastrinagar, Yerawada.  To encourage the contestants Mr. JitendraThakker, EC Member, CREDAI National & Mr. GetamberAnand, President CREDAI National. Also gracing the occasion was Mr. Girish Bapat,BJP MLA,Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Food and Drugs Administration, Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Maharashtra, Guardian Minister for Pune District.

Mr. Jitendra Thakkar, EC Member, CREDAI National and Mr. ShantilalKataria, President CREDAI Pune Metro flagged off the Contest!

Mr. JitendraThakker, EC Member CREDAI National& Mr. ShantilalKataria, President CREDAI Pune Metro flagging off Pre-national Skill Competition Contest Area of Pre-national Skill Competition Mr. Girish Bapat, BJP MLA  (Top) & Mr. JitendraThakker, EC Member CREDAI National  (above) Reviewing Competition in Progress
     
Mr. Girish Bapat, BJP MLA  (Top) & Mr. JitendraThakker, EC Member CREDAI National  (above) Reviewing Competition in Progress Mr Getamber Anand, President CREDAI National Addressing Audience at the Inauguration of Pre-national Skill Competition (top) and Audience (above)


India Skill 2016 Competition July16 & 17, at Pragati Maidan, Delhi

On the occasion of World Skill Youth Day celebrated on 15th July, the India Skill Competition was organised at the PragatiMaidan, Delhi. In the Pre-national Competition held at Pune 8 candidates for Tiling and 8 candidates for Bricklaying were selected to participate in the Contest jointly organised by CREDAI  National, DashrathNetam was declared winner in Bricklaying and in Wall & Floor Tiling Sunil Narayan Rathod was declared winner, both are Gold Medallist in their respective categories.SabavathSanjiv Kumar being 1st Runner Up  in Wall & Floor Tiling. Gold Medallist got Cash Prize of Rs. 1 Lakh individually. InWall and Floor Tiling- Mr.Sanjiv Kumar Sabavathand  Brick Laying - Rahim Mominwere Runners Up and received Rs. 75,000/- Cash Prize. There wastie betweenShailendraChavan, Nusaruddin Shaikh for Wall and Floor TilingandforBrick Laying tie between Ms. Nagma Shaikh and TaukirAnsari  both got the Bronze medal and Rs. 25,000/- Cash Prize.  The Prize Distribution ceremony was convened at the hands of  Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy - Minister of State (Independent Charge) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Mr Jitubhai Thakkar EC Member CREDAI National. Mr. J P Shroff lauding efforts of winners expressed that they shall be trying to win Gold for India at 44th World Skill Competition at Abu Dhabi, UAE to be held in October 2017 and we shall ensure that Kushal shall take special efforts on the Winners at India Skills, 2016 so that they come with Medal winning performance.

India Skill 2016 Competition July16 & 17, at PragatiMaidan ,Delhi
Trade  Name Of Participant Award Prize Money TP JURY DETAILS
Wall and Floor Tile   Mr. Sunil Narayana Rathod  Gold Medal 100000/- Kushal Mr.Gladwyn Victor supported
by 2 persons from Kushal
  Mr. Sanjiv Kumar Sabhavat Silver Medal  75000/- Kushal
  Shailendra Chavan Bronze Medal 25000/-

Kushal

L&T
  Nusaruddin Shaikh
Brick Laying   Dharmendra Netam Gold Medal 100000/- Kushal Mr.Kavish Thakwani supported
by 2 persons from Kushal
  Rahim Momin Silver Medal  75000/- ATS
  Nagma Shaikh
  Taukir Ansari
  Bronze Medal 25000/- RAGC

 

Mr. RajivPratap Rudy (Hon. Minister Skill Development) and Mr. Jitubhai Thakkar (EC Member CREDAI National) Mr. RajivPratap Rudy (Hon. Minister Skill Development) and Mr. J.P. Shroff ( Chairman – Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro) Mr. Kavish Thakwani (Extreme Right) – SC Member Kushal-CREDAI Pune Metro  at National Skill Competition Stall at New Delhi

 

Kushal Celebrates World Plumbing Day 11th March, 2016
Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro in collaboration with Finolex Industires Limited, kick-starts the skill development training program in Plumbing Trade through this strategic partnership initially 500 plumbers shall be trained and the next step is to Train One lakh plumbers over period of 5-7 years on the Occasion of World Plumbing Day, 11th March, 2016.

FIL in Collaboration with Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro also launched a Plumbing Trade Film Video which shall  be integral part of the training program. The 20 minute video training module will teach construction workers and unskilled plumbers the basic do’s and don’ts of plumbing ; provide information on plumbing essentials like safety guidelines, sewerage systems, drainage Systems, septic pipes and the know-how of this industry. A textbook (handbook for plumbers and trainers) was also released during this event. The first leg of the training program will include 500 plumbers who will be taught the basics of plumbing and the practical experience they can garner on construction sites.
 
Unveiling of Kushal Varta & Safal by Dignitaries (from L to R) Mr. Sameer Belvalkar Secretary HR, Legal & Admin, Kushal,  Mr. Shantilal Kataria, President CREDAI Pune Metro, Mr. Satish Magar, Chairman & Managing Director, Magarpatta Township Development &  Construction Company Limited & President Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture Mr. Mahesh Zagade, IAS, CEO – Pune Metropolitan Development Authority (PMRDA), Mr. Prakash Chhabria, Executive Chairman Finolex Industries Limited, Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal, Mr. Madan Thombare, Member Steering Committee – Kushal

The event which happened in Jawaharlal Nehru auditorium in Pune was well attended and had Mr. Satish Magar, Chairman & Managing Director, Magarpatta Township Development &  Construction Company Limited & President Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture. Mr. Prakash Chhabria, Executive Chairman Finolex Industries Limited along with Mr. Shantilal Kataria, President CREDAI Pune Metro presided over the function. Mr. Sameer Belvalkar, Secretary HR, Legal & Admin, Kushal was the Master of the Ceremonies. Chief Guest was Mr. Mahesh Zagade, IAS, CEO – Pune Metropolitan Development Authority (PMRDA). On the dias was Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal along with dignitaries, also present at the function from Steering Committee was Mr. Madan Thombare.

The event was marked by having Contest for Plumbers wherein each of  the Plumber Contestant was given Drawing of Pipe & Fittings along with Elbows, Couplers, Tees & Reducers and with the aid of it they were required to join and make systematic fittings.  Winner of the contest was Jalal Sayyad and runner up was Lal Mohan Raut. Both were felicitated at the hands of Mr. Mahesh Zagade, IAS, CEO – Pune Metropolitan Development Authority (PMRDA), besides 2 Best Plumbing Contractors Anil Shinde and Ramesh Dodke were also felicitated.

This Partnership of Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro with Finolex Industries Ltd.,  assumes great significance as there is a huge shortage of skilled plumbers in India. As per industry estimates, about 90 % of the plumbing industry in India lacks professional training thus putting the Indian construction at a major crisis of quality workforce.
 
KCPL 2016

Kushal Cricket Premier League 2016 went off to a flying start keeping the tradition and legacy of last 3 years alive at The Poona Club on 5th February, 2016.

Mr. Om Prakash Bakoria,IAS, Additional Municipal Commissioner,Pune Municipal Corporation was the Chief Guest at the Inauguration of KCPL 2016 . He also fielded PMC Team, inspired his Team into winning at league stretch with his presence by participating sparing his valuable time.

There were 8 Teams in Fray :
 

Teams Team Title Sponsors
Developers (City Developers Association)Team Nandan Warriors NandanBuildcon
CREDAI Developers Parmar Tigers    I Parmar Group
Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Team Paranjape Titans Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Limited
Marathi BandhkaamVyaavasaayik Association (MBVA) MBVA Blasters Marathi BandhkaamVyaavasaayik Association (MBVA)
Trainers Team Maple Royals Maple Shelters
Trainees Team Atul Spartans Atul Enterprises
Kushal Team Indus Smashers Indus Properties
Contractors Team VJ Lions Vilas Javdekar Developers

Paranjape Titans (Pune Municipal Corporation) Team registered a 63 win over Parmar Tigers (developers team) to lift the title  at the  fourth edition of Kushal CREDAI Cricket League (KCPL)  2016 which concluded at The Poona Club Ltd Cricket ground.

Batting first ParanjapeTitans(PMC)  scored 125 runs for loss of just 1 wicket in 7 Overs with Sandeep Patole scoring unbeaten 69 runs in 24 balls. Parmar Tigers in response could Score 62 Runs for the loss of 5 Wickets in 7 Overs.  Final’s Man of the Match was Sandeep Patole ofParanjape Titans PMC Team.

The winner team got KCPL rolling trophy and Rs.25,000/-, while runner up got Rs.15,000/- and trophy. The prizes were given away at the hands of Mr.TusharDoshi, Dy.Commissioner of Police, Pune and Mr.J.P.Shroff, Chairman of KushalCredai Pune Metro.

 
Kushal @ CONSTRO 2016
The 2016 edition of the Constro Exhibition  was organised in Pune from January 14-17, 2016 at Agriculture College Grounds and focussed on the Smart City & ‘Skill Development’.
Background of Constro :

PCERF, with an intention to bring together all aspects of construction industry under one roof and to create awareness about the latest technological developments, the first construction exhibition, Constro 85, was organized in February 1985.

This was the 14th edition of the bi-annual event which is one of the biggest international fairs on construction machinery, materials, methods and projects.

The exhibition provides an insight of the current state of the modern city and the measures that need to be taken to create a smart city. It consisted of six pavilions  and 250 stalls with a special focus on featuring the tools and materials connected with Skill Development.
One of the major Highlights included a seminar series and a display and demonstration of Bricklaying by Parshuram Naik, Kushal’s Bronze medallist at World Skills Regional Competition at Newzealand in April 2015 who also won the Bricklaying Medallion of Excellence in Brazil’s World Skill Competition at Sao Paulo in August 2015 for India.
Kushal Stall being inaugurated by Mr. Kunal Kumar, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, Pune Municipal Corporation at Constro 2016
 
 
Kushal goes to NAGPUR:  YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT
Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) was organized on the sprawling campus of Mankapur Indoor Sports Complex, Nagpur by Fortune Foundation from 30th January to 1st February, 2016. Y E S was organized to inform students about what they need to do to be ready for the coming economic boom as Vidarbha is now poised for growth, there is a need to ensure that Students are ready and employable.
The event was inaugurated by the CM Mr Devendra Phadnavis in the presence of union minister Gadkari. Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy.
Around 250 institutions had set up stalls at the summit for providing consultation to youths regarding self-employment.
Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship inaugurating Kushal Stall at Youth Employment Summit at Nagpur
 
Kushal being a pioneering project in Skill Development for Construction Workers it was imperative that Kushal was invited to set up stall at the Summit and showcase the Strides it has taken in upskilling hitherto unskilled Construction Sector so that Youth can be made aware about Careers in Construction Industry as Skilled Workers.
 
 
Kushal at CREDAI Pune Metro Property Exhibition
Kushal participated in Property Exhibition arranged by CREDAI Pune Metro in 2 phases. First property Exhibition was in Hotel Vits, Balewadi Pune named as CREDAI Pune Metro Pune West Property Exhibition and the same took place on 17 & 18 October, 2015.
Mr. Mahesh Zagade, IAS, CEO  - Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority at the inauguration of Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro Stall
 
Mr. Mahesh Zagade, CEO of Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (PMRDA) inaugurated Kushal stall on 17th October, 2015 and was shown the stall and briefed about Kushal by Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal.
 
The Second phase of the exhibition was on 24 & 25 October, 2015 and was called CREDAI Pune Metro Pune East Property Exhibition was as the name suggests for Eastern side of Pune hence was in Hotel Hyatt Regency, Nagar Road.
Mr. Rajan Kop, Director of Town Planning Maharashtra inaugurating Kushal stall at Hyatt Regency
 
CREDAI Pune Metro’s Exhibition Committee organizes area specific exhibitions over and above Mega Property Exhibition. In all such exhibitions CREDAI Pune Metro allocates stall to Kushal which enables Kushal to reach out to common public and spread awareness regarding exemplary work that is being done in Construction Skills.
 
 
Kushal @ SKILL CONCLAVE, 2015
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture ( MCCIA), Pune organized  Skill Conclave, 2015 at Le Meridien on 3rd & 4th September, 2015. The endeavor was to support the national agenda of Skill Development and to tackle the problem of lack of skilled manpower in the industry, hence the theme was :Enhancing Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Employability. 
 
Kushal had set up a Exhibition Stall at the Conclave. Kushal’s stall was inaugurated by Mr. Pratap G. Pawar, Chairman Sakal Media Group.
 
            
Kushal Stall at Skill Conclave 2015                     Mr. Pratap G. Pawar, Chairman Sakal Media Group Inaugurating Kushal Stall  he is flanked by 
                                                                                Mr. DilipChenoy MD & CEO, NSDC (left) and Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman  Kushal (right)
                                                                                                                                               
It was a 2 day conference, on the Second Day a session especially on World Skill Competition chaired by Mr. J P Shroff was scheduled in which Kushal Trained ParusharamNaik was felicitated and Mr. Sameer Belvalkar gave a riveting presentation on Kushal’s World Skill Journey. He presented takeaway for India’s Skill Development in General and Kushal in particular as follows :
  • Focussed application of efforts thus becoming efficient;
  • Reduction of wasteful movements;
  • Repeat  accuracy of Processes;
  • Learning by way of Organised Working  and Materials
Takeaway for Individuals as participants :
  • Benchmarking processes and procedures;
  • Cross learning from other trades;
  • Different ways of doing the same thing;
  • Comparison of Outcomes.
He also shared his observations wherein he stated that countries and participants had come bringing their industry standards which are way higher, having got used to performing at a certain benchmarks competitors performance at World Skills is certainly Stellar. Adding further he remarked that those benchmarks and standards should be brought here and that shall be way forward for real Skill Development in India.
 
Mr. J P Shroff at Skill Conclave, 2015 Chairing session on World Skill Competition
 
 
KUSHAL @ World Youth Skills Day Launch of ‘Skill India’Mission
India should emerge as the “Human Resource Capital” of the World, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on 15th July, 2015 while launching the ambitious ‘Skill India’ Mission aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and equipping  500 Million Indians with Skills by 2022 that would enable them to find jobs in India and make them competent globally so that India can export Skilled Manpower, as India’s demographically is bound to get younger in coming years with huge population in working age.

The event was organized and launched to mark and  celebrate first ever World Youth Skills Day on 15th July, 2015. To commemorate the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi  Launched ‘Skill India’ Mission by felicitating Skilled Youths from different Skill background. The event was marked by catchphrased like, ‘HUNAR HAI TO KADAR HAI’ & ‘KUSHAL BHARAT KHUSHAAL BHARAT’ to drive home the point by Government of importance of Skilling.

Kushal was invited to represent Skilled Youth that it has so painstakingly trained to upskill them, especially Tikam Singh &Parusharam Singh. Both won Bronze Medal for India at World Skills Oceania, New Zealand in April 2015, the former for Wall & Floor Tiling and Latter for Bricklaying, this achievement was taken note of and they were felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the event.

 
Only handful of Youths representing specific Skills were invited to be a part of ‘Skill India’ Launch at the Hands of Prime Minister at New Delhi on 15th July : Tikam Singh & Parusharam Naik from Kushal sharing Dias with Prime Minister
 
Both Tikam Singh and ParusharamNaik got pat on the back for their achievements and impetus to their efforts and Medal hopes in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which is hosting World Skills Competition in August, 2015.

This achievement is nothing short of they becoming Brand Ambassadors for Skills in Construction Industry.
 
                         
                                                                                                                                      
Parusharam Naik felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi             Tikam Singh felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
at the Launch of ‘Skill India’Mission at New Delhi                                       at the Launch of ‘Skill India’Mission at New Delhi
 
 
KUSHAL CREDAI Pune Metro Wins BRONZE in World Skills Oceania Competition, 2015 New Zealand
2 Participants trained by Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro, Tikam Singh & Parashuram Nayak won Bronze Medals in   World Skills Oceania Competition, 2015 New Zealand. They participated under the category of Construction and Building Technology won Bronze Medals and is a moment of Triumph for them as well as for India! They were part of the team fielded by National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC).
 
Tikam Singh won Bronze Medal under Skill ‘Wall & Floor Tiling’ and Parshuram Nayak for his Skills in Bricklaying in Hamilton, New Zealand. Experts accompanying the competitors were Mr. KavishThakwani for Brick Layingand Mr. Madan Thombare for Wall & Floor Tiling under their able guidance and mentorship the Competitors got  Trained and could compete at International Level with success.
 
Mr Dilip Chenoy Managing Director & CEO, NSDC conveyed his Congratulations and expressed satisfaction over the achievement of Team Kushal.
Mr. Shantilal Katariya, President CREDAI Pune Metro Congratulated the winners on this euphoric moment stating that they have made Kushal CREDAI in particular & Pune in general very Proud!
 
Mr J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal opined that inspite of less Training, lack and need to have World-class Gadgets to perform & compete at Global Level, performance has been stellar in New Zealand and we won Bronze. He added that, he has confidence  inTikam Singh & Parashuram Nayak to bring India Glory by winning Silver or Bronze.
 
Mr. Ranjit Naiknavare, Vice Chairman Kushal said on the occasion of this Jubilant moment that this success is owing to Team Work & Tireless efforts taken by 2 Kushal Steering Committee Members Mr. Kavish Thakwani & Mr. Madan Thombare by taking up the responsibility of Training & preparing the Competitors to come up to International Standards.
 
Competitors from countries like  Korea, Canada, Malayasia, China, Australia, New Zealand besides India participated in World Skills Oceania Competition, 2015 which got concluded in Hamilton, New Zealand recently. The Competition were from 13-17 April, 2015.
 
       
                                                                                 ParshuramNayak being presented Bronze          Tikam Singh winning Bronze for his starry 
                                                                                 Medal for his Stellar performance in Bricklaying        performance in skills Wall & Floor Tiling
 
 
Kushal achieves Milestone of Training 20160 Trainees
There is a skill gap between demand and supply of Skilled Construction Workers, on this background Kushal has been trying to fill the void by Training Construction Workforce since past 3+ years. Besides upskilling construction workforce Kushal is endeavouring to upgrade Safety, Quality aspects of the workforce which shall ensure speedy completion of Projects with minimal wastage of Material.
National Skill Development Corporation’s mandate to Kushal to train 20,000 construction workers was celebrated at Saarrthi Souvenir Site and Mr. AjitGulabchand Chairman and MD Hindustan Construction Company and Chairman Construction Skill Development Council  was present to give training certificate to workers to commemorate the Milestone.
Mr. Gulabchand had a personal interaction with workers and opined that Kushal’s Training is making workers skillful and enhancing their wages, thus praising work of Kushal.
 
Mr. Gulabchand’s visit program was as below :
  • Visit to World Skill Competition Site at The Spires;
  • He visited on-site Classroom and Practical (on-job) Training at site Saarrthi Souvenir;
  • The same was followed by felicitating Kushal Trainees as Kushal having crossed 20,000 Certified Trainee Mandate of NSDC.

Dignitaries present at the Event were, Mr. Ajit Gulabchand (MD, HCC & Chairman, CSDCI), Mr. Yogesh Shende (MD - Saarrthi Group), Mr. Swapneel Shende (Director - Saarrthi Group), Mr. Shankar Bhai Desai (Trustee – BAI), Mr. Neelkanth Joshi (BAI member & Chairman, Constro-2016), Mr. Mahesh Muddha (Member BAI), Mr. M. Reddy (NSDC)
 

Mr. Rudy, Union Skill Development Minister visits Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro
Mr. Rudy visited Kushal for seeing on-job-on-site model & World Skill Competition preparation being done under Aegis of Kushal.
He visited The Spires, Aundh & was veyimpressed to see preparations being made to groom participants in terms of knowledge & Skill for World Skill Competition, Sao Paulo Brazil, August 2015. Thereafter, he visited Kalparatu Jade, Baner to see the on-job-on-site Training being imparted which is unique ‘earn while you learn’ model in the country. He travelled in Kushal Training Van with Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman – Kushal & Mr. Ranjit Naiknavare, Vice Chairman – Kushal. He got an opportunity to view Trade Films which aid in audio-visual effective medium of Training.
Minister interacted with Kushal Trainees, Contractors & Technical Staff to get first hand information of Training Activity. He remarked that Kushal Model is worth implementing throughout the country. It was a co-incidence that Kushal signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CREDAI West Bengal for replicating Kushal Model in presence of Honurable Minister.
On this occasion Mr. Hemant Naiknavare, President CREDAI, Mr. Kumar Gera, Chairman – Gera Developments Pvt Ltd., Mr. Suhas Merchant, Vice President CREDAI, Mr. SushilMohta, President CREDAI West Bengal, Mr. DilipChenoy, CEO & MD – NSDC, Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman – Kushal were also present.

66th Republic Day Celebrations
Kushal celebrated 66th Republic Day with usual patriotic fervor. Patriotic songs were sung immediately after unfurling of Tricolour by Trainers Ranjit Tayade & Noor Mohammad Shaikh. Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman – Kushal gave inspiring speech urging Kushal Team present at the Occasion to take the Institution to the next level.
                                              
Mr JP Shroff, Chairman – Kushal addressing the Kushal Team.            Patriotic Songs being sung by Trainers at the 66thRepublic Day Function
 
 
Kushal stall at CREDAI Property Exhibition

CREDAI Pune Metro organised 15th Annual Mega Property Exhibition from 9th to 11th January, 2015 at SSPMS Grounds. More than 100 Developers showcased their properties. Kushal also participated in the exhibition to spread the awareness, importance and showcase the progress made by Kushal in Training Construction Workers.

                                             

 Kushal Van at CREDAI Pune Metro Organised 15th Annual                                Mr. Satish Magar, President MCCIA inaugurating  the Kushal Stall.

Mega Property Exhibition at SSPMS Grounds               

        Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro hosted Kushal Cricket Premier League 2015

           in its 3rd consecutive  year at The Poona Club on 31st January, 2015
 
 
Kushal Cricket Premier League 2015 was hosted on 31st January, 2015 and scored a HATTRICK!!! This was the third edition of the annual event in as many years,  history was recreated and tradition of Sportsmanship, Bonding between not only just Construction Workforce and Developers, but,  other stakeholders  as well viz., Trainers, Estate Agents Association of Pune (EAAP), City Developers Association (CDA), Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI), Marathi Bandhkaam Vyaavasaayik Association (MBVA), Contractors  came to the fore and was celebrated through the game of Cricket.
The tournament was sponsored by INDUS Properties & the Prize Sponsors were Ishwar Parmar Group.
Inauguration Ceremony was done at the hands of Chief Guest Mr. Vasant M. Sawant, Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) Pune & Guest of Honour Mr. SudhirDarode, President Marathi Bandhkaam Vyaavasaayik Association (MBVA).  The Chief Guest for the Prize distribution ceremony was Mr. Swastik Sirsikar, President The Poona Club Ltd., Mr. Manoj Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police Zone 4, Pune was the Guest of Honour.
There were 8 Teams in fray :
Teams Team Title Sponsers
Trainers Team Indus Smashers Indus Properties
Developers (CREDAI) Team Parmar Tigers IshwarParmar
Developers (CDA) Team Nandan Warriors NandanBuildcon
Kushal Team Atul Falcons Atul Enterprises
EAAP EAAP Strikers Estate Agents Association of Pune
MBVA MBVA Blasters Marathi BandhkaamVyaavasaayik Association
Contractors Team Supreme Challengers Supreme Universal
Trainee Team Pride Hitters Pride Group
Pride Group sponsored Pride Hitters – Trainee Team went all the way winning the Title defeating IshwarParmar Group sponsored  Parmar Tigers – Developers (CREDAI) Team in the Finals. The Winning Team went on to Win KCPL Rolling Trophy along with Cash Prize of Rs. 25,000/- whereas the Runners up were given Cash Prize of Rs. 15,000/-. Player of the Tournament was Sadique Shaikh of Pride Hitters Team  and he received Rs. 5,000/- Cash Prize for his Brilliant all-round performance in the Tourney, Bowler and Batsman of the Tournament Honourwent to NileshPalresha of Parmar Tigers and Zakir Shaikh again of Pride Hitters respectively and both were bestowed with Cash Prize of Rs. 2,000/- each.
                                                      
Runner-upsParmar Tigers Developers         Jubilant Pride Hitters Trainees Team, Winner   Mr. Vasant M. Sawant, Regional Labour Commissioner
(CREDAI)  Team with their Trophy, Chief      of KCPL 2015  with their Trophy along with      (Central) Pune, Chief Guest & Mr. SudhirDarode,  
Guest, Guest of Honour, Sponsors                 Guest of Honour, Sponsors &Kushal Team        President Marathi BandhkaamVyaavasaayik Association,
& Kushal Team                                                                                                                                     Guest of Honour, Sponsors &Kushal Team
 
NATIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION, October 7 & 8, 2014.
KUSHAL CREDAI Pune Metro conducted 2 days National Skills Competition for upcoming World Skills Competition at Sao Paulo in Brazil, August 2015. Competitions were conducted at the under construction site ‘The Spires’,Aundh. Mr. Hemant Naiknavare, President CREDAI Pune Metro was the Chief Guest on this occasion on 7th October, 2014
Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman KUSHAL explaining vision of KUSHAL for NSC 2014 on dias
 
6 Construction workers 3 each have been short listed out of that 5 are from KUSHAL CREDAI Pune Metro and 1 from O P Jindal Community Colleges. These selected construction workers competed in trades of Wall & FloorTiling and Brick Laying.
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