President’s Message

Shyam Bhavsar

Dear Friends,

First let me thanks all the members and well-wishers of PMI Pune Deccan Chapter to give me chance to serve as President for PMI Pune Chapter. As a chapter volunteer I had multiple opportunities to contribute/ work on different portfolios. I had started volunteering with Program when, monthly free seminar was started in way back 2006. Then I was volunteer in marketing portfolio and supported first On-Target Magazine, First On-Target yearly full day seminar. I took first board position in 2008-2010 as Director -Marketing and Communication. My second term was from 2012-2016 as VP- Development and 2016-2017 as VP and COO for Chapter.

As President, I would like to welcome returning and new members to what I envision will be another great year for PMI Pune Deccan Chapter. As we enterFifteenth year, I would like to thank everyone who has helped to make PMI PDC as on-going success.


I would like to introduce and thank each of our Chapter Officers for serving and supporting our goal to achieve excellence in our service to Chapter members and society with good cause directly or indirectly.

Mr Rajaram Rao Bannergata -VP and COO
Ms. Sangeeta Kanse - VP Finance
Mr. Amit Jain -VP Marketing and Communication
Mr. Kunjankumar Mehta -VP Programs
Mr. Atik Shah - VP Membership
Mrs. Vidya Chavan - VP Academics
Mr. Makrand Hardas - VP New Initiative
Mr. Rajesh Kulkarni -VP Admin
Mr. Manvendra Singh -VP Corporate Outreach
Mr. OmkarGurjar -VP Business Development
Mr. Jay Dholakia - VP Ethics

While we are constantly striving to provide value and benefit in time of competing priorities between work, family and many other times demands, our primary goal is to provide each of our members a quality education, training, mentoring, networking and volunteer opportunities throughout the year. All of these opportunities will promote the project management profession in our chapter territory.

The success of the chapter would not be possible without the active support of our members and chapter officers and I would like to take this opportunity to recognize all of you for your prior and continued service to the chapter.

I am excited about this upcoming year with full of various events to celebrate 50 years of PMI and we have committed on behalf of you to support with minimum 10000-man hrs. of volunteer efforts for social cause activities.In order to accomplish this lofty goal, we request your continued involvement in as many events as possible and encourage other colleagues who might be looking for opportunity but may not be aware of such activities within chapter territory.

I look forward to hear from you andmeeting you at our chapter’s events.

Very Truly Yours

Shyam Bhavsar

President and CEO

PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter


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