Farewell speech - Prof. Satish Kulkarni by Prof. Pravin Mulay
Farewell Speech in honour of Mr. Satish Kulkarni by Mr. Pravin MulayHonorable dais and all, who are here, to honour such a distinguished personality, who is myteacher, my guide and icon of many, who deserves every word of appreciation and priviledge,also a stunning model for the vital post of a Vice-Principal, whose role has been soaccountable and creditable for so many years of service and reverence for such a greatinstitution – the GE Society. He is one, to whom; success has occurred due to continuous andcommitted love for work. His distinctive disciplined framework at the workplace and hisimmense contribution within the educational environment has always been recorded andadored. He is none other that our Satish Kulkarni Sir, a person who elevated himself abovethe post of a Vice – Principal and offered us marvelous lessons of excellence. Sir, we are soused to such a pleasing and comfortable association that we can hardly imagine anybody elsein your place.Satish Sir means a complete professional who qualifies all the prerequisites of the worthypost as being fundamentally a teacher and a teacher trainer, perfect communicator, aproficient administrator, a soft skills expert and an updated resource person.Four years in Oman as an education inspector for many schools and paper reading andpresentation in UK have added many a feathers in his cap. Both these internationalassignments have added colours in his life and have bought many a laurels to our institution.It was due to this inspiration that I took an assignment abroad for two years as an Englishlanguage trainer in Bahrain. Thanks from the heart to our honourable Sir M.S. Gosavi Sir, whohave approved and permitted us to know the concept of excellence and professionalismabroad.Satish Sir, a man of perfection and excellence elevated the spirit at the college at all levels.His accessibility to committed colleagues always paved ways for new horizons anddimensions. It was only due to his openness and freedom that some of us could administerand manage documents for academic correspondence. He has never forgotten to thank eachone even for the slightest contribution in curricular and extra-curricular activities held in thecampus. As a strong believer of creativity, he supported me a lot to go for novel projects andcomprehensive plans.A man who always took his staff into confidence and never dictated rules but constantly triedto convince what is good and what is more right in his own specialized way ofcommunication. As simple as he appears, he gained respect wherever he stood and walked.This was only because of the freedom given to the staff and his strong belief that, yes, wetoo are responsible. This made every colleague enter his cabin without any nervousness oranxiety.His confidence at every mission and approach at every assignment is exceptional and his trustin himself is extraordinary. What has made him so unique and amazing is his candidness andthirst for excellence. I am simply honoured to share about Satish Sir, and thisaccomplishment is a journey for all those who still try to aspire for greatness.Thank you Sir, for all that you have bestowed upon us and given us opportunities to excel…I also suggest you to take some break and relax at this interval before you go for furtherassignments……Thank you very much…………….