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PROFILE:-
 Pravin Kolhe is the Superintending Engineer at Water Resources Department, Government of Maharashtra, India. Presently he is working at Pune Irrigation Project Circle, Pune handling the responsibility of construction of water and irrigation infrastructure including dams, canals, piped irrigated networks, small hydropower schemes etc. He is pursuing Ph.D. at IIT Bombay as external candidate. Prior to that he worked as Executive Engineer at Pune Irrigation Division handling the responsibility of Water and Irrigation Management activities. Previously, he held the position of Executive Engineer and Assistant Executive Engineer, after securing first rank in WRD in Maharashtra Engineering Service Examination-2004 conducted by MPSC.
Prior to that, Mr. Pravin Kolhe secured gold medal from Pune University for being ranker in Civil Engineering in 2004 and then he completed MTech from IIT Kanpur in 2007. Later, in 2014, he completed IIM Indore's Executive Post Graduate Programme in e-Governance. He also completed MBA (Finance), Master of Arts in Public Administration and hold three post-graduate diplomas.
Mr. Pravin Kolhe is honoured with several awards including Outstanding Engineers Award by Government of Maharashtra in 2019 for his work in irrigation management. In 2019, on behalf of WRD, he received Geospatial Excellence Award for application of Drone in Water Management. His participation in Integrated State Water Plan was appreciated by Director General, MERI. He also received Sir Visvesvaraya award by hands of Principal Secretary, Government of Maharashtra in 2011. He is life member of 13 technical and scientific organizations and he is speaker at conferences including India Water Week. He has also delivered guest lectures at various institutions in India. He has designed, hosted and managed his own website i.e. www.pravinkolhe.com where Civil Engineering study material is made available to the students.
CAREER OBJECTIVE:-
To use techno-managerial and e-administrative skills for development of nation, particularly in Water Resources sector, so that water, which is scare, vital valuable, finite resource being base for life on this earth, is managed most efficiently and optimally.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:-

Qualification / Programme

Institute / University

Grade

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

IIT Bombay

Pursuing

MTech in Civil Engineering

IIT Kanpur

Distinction

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in E-Governance

IIM Indore

2nd Rank

BE Civil Engineering

University of Pune

Gold Medal

MBA in Financial Management

IGNOU, New Delhi

1st Division 

Master of Arts (Public Administration)

IGNOU, New Delhi

1st Division 

PG Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement, R&R

IGNOU, New Delhi

Distinction

Course on Water and Environmental Law and Policy

UNESCO-IHE, Delft

Completed

Certification course in e-Governance

DIT, Govt of Maharashtra

Distinction

Certificate Course  in Right to Information

YASHADA, Pune

Outstanding

DL Program in Hydrology - Basic Hydrological Sciences

NWA, Pune & WMO

Completed

International DL Program in Advanced Topics in Hydraulics

NWA, Pune & WMO

Completed

Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills

University of Michigan (Coursera)

Completed

Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract

Harvard University (Edx)

Completed

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS:-
1)
P S Sharangpani Gold Medal by University of Pune awarded to Mr. Pravin Kolhe for securing highest marks and stood first at BE Civil Examination-2004
2)
Also Received following prizes from University of Pune for being Ranker in BE Civil examination, 2004-
  • Suryakant Deshpande Memorial Prize
  • K Gokhale Memorial Prize.
  • R M Francy Memorial Prize.
  • V N Vartak Memorial Prize.
  • Dattatray Deshpande Memorial Prize.
  • Dinkar Gokhale Memorial Prize.
  • D K Bhave Memorial Prize.
  • D K Datey Memorial Prize.
  • Vishnu Joglekar Memorial Prize
3)
Outstanding Engineers Award by Government of Maharashtra in 2019 for his work in Irrigation Management
4)
Dr. Bharatratna , Sir Mokshagundam Vishveshvarayya Award, by the hands of Principal Secretary, Water Resources, Government of Maharashtra at Sinchan Bhavan, Pune.
5)
Academic Excellence award from "Architect Engineers & Surveyors Association, Pune"
6)
Elected as General Secretary of Maharashtra Services of Engineers (Class-I) Association for 2015-2017
PAPER PUBLICATIONS / PUBLISHED ARTICLES
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