Achieving success in life is not something one gets by fluke or luck but is something for which a combination of skills, timing, hard work and luck is needed. Successful people share many common habits with each other and this is enough to prove that success may have a certain recipe and path. Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic has provided a stepping stone to many students in its journey of more than 25 years .Here are a few stories of students making it big in life.
Mr. Dhananjay Kalbhor
Enterprenuer and Social Activist
Mr.Dhananjay Kalbhor is an alumni of P.C.Polytechnic of the 1993 batch.
Chetan Kalbhor is an alumnus of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic. He passed out in 1997 and thereby completed his graduation from D.Y.Patil College of Engineering. He was a very dedicated and sincere student After his graduation he joined his family business. He put in a lot of hardwork and dedication into his enterprise and hence made a mark for himself and his family. Today he is a Director in more than 2 firms and known for his enterprising skills in and around Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic.
His name has also been registered in the Guiness book of World Records for being a part of the longest human chain under water in Thailand. This shows his allround personality and interests in life towards achieving greater heights in all the fields. He was always dedicated as a student and continues to be so as a professional. When asked about Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic, his reply was truly mesmerising.
He said “The three golden years of my life spent at PCP was a perfect roller-coaster ride. Through the ups and downs, I gained the strength to face challenges confidently and emerged out with flying colors. The encouragement to balance academics and co-curricular activities imbibed the sense of holistic development. Emphasis for discipline, respect for moral values along with quenching the ever-lasting thirst for knowledge made me a complete individual. The care and affection with which every member of PCP family nurtured me has set deep gratitude and love for the institution”.
Ajit Damodar Gavhane
Enterprenuer, Academician and Politician
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them” – John.F.Kennedy
Going by the same he was very proud and happy to suggest the same institute to his brother Amit Damodar Gavhane , who is also an alumnus of this institute.
Amit Damodar Gavhane
Amit Damodar Gavhane passed out of the institute in the year 1996 . he was a sincere and diligent student . He was quiet student and always kept to himself. When asked about PCP Amit was first speechless and then he said some very sweet things about the institute. He was very upfront in putting forth that the legacy of the siblings will be carried forward by the next generation and they will also be bred in the safe and secure culture and atmosphere of Pimpri Chinchwad polytechnic .
“With a very friendly and qualified staff and the high qualify infrastructure, the college provided us with every possible facility and a great atmosphere. The main focus was always on academics, everything else was secondary. I have high hopes that PCP will reach new heights and become one of the premier institutions in the country”.
Abhiraj Ajit Gavhane
Following the footsteps of his father and uncle Abhiraj Gavhane also took admission in the Institute. He is a meritorious student since his school days .He completed his diploma in the year 2014 and thereby registered for graduation at Symbiosis Institute of Technology. He passed out of the institute in 2017 and is pursuing his M.S. in New Zealand.
Abhiraj Gavhane is an alumnus of the institute since the year 2013. He was a very intelligent student having an all round performance in all co curricular and extra curricular activities.
In addition to learning subjects, taking active part in cultural and sports events, being part of fests and seminars, attending workshops and nature club trips, delivering talks and guiding peers, I have had a lot of fun alongside. PCP made me recognize my hidden potential, build on my talent and achieve great feats of success in various arenas. Proud of my alma mater and blessed to be a part of PCP family!.
Narendra Dnyaneshwar Landge
Mr. Narendra Landge was a student of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic between 1993-1996. He was a diligent and sincere student and had already decided his future goals. He always wanted to be an entrepreneur and achieve success. Today he has established himself as a thorough professional and an successful entrepreneur and made a mark for himself in the construction business.
“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on.”
He advises the students not to overthink when opportunities knock your door! The entrepreneur has some serious advice to students about avoiding overdoing of thought and data processing and rather get on the opportunity bandwagon and have the ride of your life!
“My three years in Civil Department were one of my best experiences I ever had. It gave me exposure to various extra-curricular activities along with great academics. It provided all the facilities and encouragement needed to attain high in life. Looking back, I can see my department was extremely important and a stepping stone in my career. It allowed me to develop my interpersonal skills, which are extremely important in any field of work.”
Advice to young entrepreneurs
Do not ever compromise on quality. Never lose your self-confidence. Believe in yourself and the service you are giving. Third, always stick to what you know. When you employ people, you should know what you ask them to do.
Mr.Amol Botre was a student of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic between 2005 and 2008. He completed his graduation from Rajashri Shahu College Of Engineering And Research. After completion of degree he worked with various renowned organisations and since then has no looking back.
At present he is working as the project Manager at S.J.Constructions Pvt. Ltd, a renowned name in road and highway construction. As the Project manager at SJCP Limited, Amol has charted an ambitious growth path for the company.
Value based education is the key at PCP and hence Amol is also involved in various social contribution activities. He is an active member of Abhiyanta Prathisthan, founded by the Alumni of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic. This organisation is involved in various activities like needy and deserving students welfare, farmer welfare etc. An active student of the Civil Department Amol has a few good things to say about the polytechnic.
“Civil Engineering Department equipped me for the world outside with the best skill set. Those three amazing years gave me much more than bookish knowledge; I met probably the best people in my life and some inspiring personalities. It has also helped me in shaping my character and strengthen my attitude to deliver strong results in industry.”
Abishek Govind Barne
“ The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and not to give into peer pressure to try to be something that you’re not, to live your life as an honest and compassionate person, to contribute in some way.”
Abhishek Govind Barne is a Corporator from Ward No. 23c (Pimpri Chinchwad Mahanagar palika ), as a Bhartiya Janata Party Candidate. He is an alumni of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic and was a student during 2006 To 2009. Abhishek was a very quiet and sincere student.
I had great opportunities for all 3 years to represent Department of Civil Engineering in various inter-college competitions which has evolved our personality, helped me grow team playing & most importantly we won many accolades for the college which gave us lot of pride & helped us to manage multi-tasking in our professional life. I would be happy to be associated with my department through alumni again & give back to students to grow in their life further.”
Consultant Crane flow Technologies limited
P&L, turnaround & leadership management, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Restructuring, Operations, Team building
Rajesh Phalke was a student of Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic from the first batch, he completed his diploma in 1993 and thereafter his graduation from Jivaji University, Gwalior in the year 1992. Since then, he has not looked back.
Strategic planner and highly accomplished professional with career spanning 32+ years in steering sales & marketing, strategic business operations, project management, dealer network, new product development, brand building, IT operations, supply chain management, organizational management, re -structuring & engineering, manpower leadership and ensuring revenue generation and profitability enhancement in Industrial Valves and Engineering Manufacturing sector.
PCP was a great experience to me, where teachers were like friends when it came to explaining of concepts, having discussions or sharing of thoughts and opinions. With determination, dedication and sincerity great things can be achieved. This is what we were taught at PCP where faculties are always there for us whenever we lookup to them!
Swapnil Taras Patil
Swapnil Taras Patil has passed out from Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic in June 2011. An all-rounder, involved in all cocurricular and extra curricular activities.
Swapnil is the proprietor of Morya developers, a renowned construction company in the Kiwale Dehu belt. He has completed many housing schemes successfully.
Sachin completed his diploma from Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic in 2003 and thereafter his graduation from AISSMS in 2006.
Sachin was a studious student in his college days, sincere and hardworking. was always ahead in participating in extra curricular activities and cocurricular activities. He was an athlete and a sports enthusiast who participated in may zonal and intercollegiate events.
He is a biker and participated in various bike racing events.
Now Sachin is a developer, undergoing development works in and around Pune. He has achieved a lot in his small career spanning 10 years. He always attends alumni meets in college and is very fond of the institute. He is proactive in various events related to the development of the students.
“When you leave college, there are thousands of people out there with the same degree you have; when you get a job, there will be thousands of people doing what you want to do for a living. But you are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life, so make the most out of it“
Managing Director at Seetai Developers.
Girish was a 2010 pass out continuing his graduation in D.Y.Patil college of Engineering, Akurdi and completing it in the year 2013. He was an average student, but with very big Dreams. He always wanted to be an entrepreneur. When asked about Pimpri Chinchwad polytechnic, he said “The three years I spent here were really fulfilling. I like to thank all the teachers for their affectionate co-operation and guidance. What a great experience. It has made my life.”
Surendra Sunil Barne
Surendra Barne is an alumni from the 2012 batch. He completed his diploma with distinction. he further took admission in Symbiosis Institute of technology for his graduation and completed it in the year 2015. He immediately joined his family business and is now involved in taking his family business ahead .
Surendra was a quiet student but very forthcoming in cocurricular activities. He completed his education smoothly. When asked about Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic, he was quick to respond. ”PCP was and is a paradise for me. It has changed my life and stars completely. I can say no more than that, it was a home to me. I was here all the time, am here and will be here. Words are not enough to express. Thanks to all the great people here.”
Nenaad passed out from the Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic in the year 2013 with a first class. He further took admission in Symbiosis Institute of technology for his graduation and completed it in the year 2016. Born in a family of Entrepreneurs, Nenaad was always inclined towards making a mark for himself in the corporate world. So as soon as he completed his diploma education he joined his family business and started supporting his father in his free time. This really boosted his knowledge in the field of construction and helped him complete his graduation smoothly
Nenaad Bhondve is the proprietor of N.B.Bhondve Constructions, a renowned firm involved in Government and non government commercial and residential construction. When asked about Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic he said the following:
“PCP is a good place to build our future academically and place us on a higher platform with value addition through various extracurricular, adventure, nature and sports activities. Our PCP “rocks”!. Thanks to our teachers for providing such excellent facilities to shape our character and our future.
Mayur Kalokhe passed out from the Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic in the year 2012 with a first class. He further got admission in Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and pursued his degree from there. He passed out in the year 2015 and joined his family business Kalokhe Stone Crushing Unit. But he had some other dreams.
He started his construction business in the year 2016, and is at present involved in many commercial and non commercial projects. The sincere and hardworking student that he was, he is conducting his business in the same way. When asked about Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic he enthusiastically comes forward expressing his views .This is what he had to say “PCP has been my second home, 3 years of College has seemed like 3 months, days have been happier, exciting and full of knowledge. Teachers have been great, always focusing attention on our all-round development. There has always been a very friendly and lively atmosphere and a driving spirit to learn. Truly and honestly, from the bottom of my heart, I would finally say that, PCP has given me the best days of my life, which I shall cherish forever.
Ashok Mote is a 2014 passout. He was the topper of his batch .A very harrdworking and sincere student, I fall short of words to when I have to mention about his conduct and behaviour. An extremely well behaved and good student, the three years of his journey in PCP, was truly mesmerising. From a very humble background, his dreams could be seen in his eyes. Always wanting to excel in whatever he did. He was one student Civil Department will always remember. Always ahead in all co curricular and extra curricular activities.
After his diploma, he got admitted into veermata Jijamata Technical Institute , Mumbai for his graduation. He completed his graduation with distinction in the year 2016 and today he is working with the polite group , one of the renowned developers in Pimpri Chinchwad Though he has had such humble beginnings we at Pimpri Chinchwad Polytechnic and Civil departmenty are confident that he will go a long way. When asked about his endeavour with PCP, as we were very confident about him his reply also refected the same feelings. he said
“Discipline, Skill and Perfection are the values that PCP has inculcated in me. The brisk work of the excellent faculty coupled with the fierce competition on campus churns out the best from PCPian’s. The journey has however graduated beyond the tenets of diploma engineering, to that of building character & confidence. May this rich culture & tradition of PCP spirit live forever”