Nashik, Maharashtra: In a momentous event held at the Rotary Club Hall in Nashik, the Nirvan Foundation recognized the outstanding contributions of Mr. Tanaji Bapuji Kadam by presenting him with the prestigious Jyotiba Phule Lifetime Achievement Award. The award ceremony was graced by the presence of notable dignitaries, including Actress Sayali Patil, Mrs. India International Shilpi Awasthi, Police Officer Mr. Vijay Pagare, Mr. Makrand Sali, Author Mr.Sanjay Bhartiya and other esteemed guests.
Mr. Tanaji Bapuji Kadam’s distinguished career as a retired Deputy Secretary in the Maharashtra State Vocational Education and Training Department at Aliawar Jung Marg, Bandra East, Mumbai, served as a testament to his commitment to public service. However, it was his unwavering dedication to various social causes that truly set him apart.
Social Work of Mr. Tanaji Bapuji Kadam:
1. **Founding and Leading Role in Buddhist Beneficial Board, Mumbai:** Mr. Kadam was a former founder member, Vice President, President, and General Secretary of the Shirgaon (T. Devgad) Buddhist Beneficial Board, Mumbai. His pioneering efforts have significantly contributed to the betterment of the Buddhist community in the region.
2. **Prominent Role in Devgad Taluka Buddhist Jan Seva Sangh, Mumbai:** Serving as the former General Secretary of the Devgad Taluka Buddhist Jan Seva Sangh, Mumbai, Mr. Kadam played a pivotal role in advancing the interests of the Buddhist population in the area. His relentless work in this regard has left an indelible mark.
3. **Convener of Sindhudurg District Buddhist Seva Sangh, Mumbai:** As the Convener of the Sindhudurg District Buddhist Seva Sangh, Mumbai, Mr. Kadam has fostered a spirit of community service and empowerment among the local Buddhist population.
4. **Dedicated Member of Abhudaya Nagar Jeshtha Nagarik Sangh, Kalchoki, Mumbai:** Mr. Kadam’s commitment extended to the Abhudaya Nagar Jeshtha Nagarik Sangh, Kalchoki, Mumbai, where he actively contributed to the betterment of senior citizens in the community.
5. **Education Sector Involvement:** Mr. Kadam has been an integral part of the Shirgaon Panchkroshi Education Broadcasting Board, Taluka Devgad, District Sindhudurg. He has served as a Member, Joint Acting, Vice President, and currently holds the position of Advisor, demonstrating his profound commitment to educational development.
6. **Cooperative Sector Engagement:** In the cooperative sector, Mr. Kadam has been a dedicated Member, Ex-Deputy Treasurer, and Ex-Chief Treasurer of the Class M Samaj Sahakari Credit Bank, Parel. His financial acumen and community-focused approach have been invaluable in supporting the cooperative movement.
The Jyotiba Phule Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed upon Mr. Tanaji Bapuji Kadam serves as a well-deserved recognition of his tireless efforts and selfless dedication to the betterment of society. His exemplary work in the fields of education, cooperative development, and his tireless commitment to the welfare of the Buddhist community in the region have left an indelible mark on the social fabric of Maharashtra.
The presence of eminent personalities like Actress Sayali Patil, Mrs. India International Shilpi Awasthi, Police Officer Mr. Vijay Pagare, and Mr. Makrand Sali, Author Mr.Sanjay Bhartiya at the award ceremony underscored the significance of Mr. Kadam’s contributions to society. The event was a fitting tribute to a man whose life’s work exemplifies the principles of social service, community building, and empowerment. Mr. Tanaji Bapuji Kadam’s journey is an inspiration to all, highlighting the profound impact that one individual can make through their unwavering commitment to social causes.