Rtn. Abhay GadgilDISTRICT GOVERNOR 2017-18
Rtn. Abhay Gadgil born and brought up in Sangli.
He did his B.Com and MBA. Currently he leads his business in P. N. Gadgil, operational since 1832 in areas of Jewellery. He is Executive Board Member of Maharashtra Rajya Saraf Mahamandal and Secretary of Pune Saraf Association. He is also active in the field of media and entertainment thrugh Indian Magic Eye Motion Pictures in the field of Marathi TV Serials & Marathi Cinema. It includes Marathi TV serials such as Agnihotra , Guntata Hridhaya He , Eka Lagnachi Dusari goshta , Dabba Gul , Shejari Shejari pakke Shejari & Eka Laganachi Tisari Goshta.
Marathi Films: Harishchandrachi Factory which was nominated for Oscar from India, Chintoo, Chintoo 2. Tuhya Dharma Koncha which was recently won a National Award for Best Social Film, Champion, Pune 52, & Pitru Roon. Rtn. Abhay Gadgil is a Charter Member of Rotary Club of Pune University since 2003. He is an active Rotarian and served Rotary District in various capacities. He has been President of his Club in 2009-10 and has bagged BEST President Award of the year .He is recipient of TRF MERITORIOUS SERVICE CITATION AWARD and CLUB Builder Award in 2013-14. Arch Klumph Society member Abhay has been supporting many humanitarian programs of The Rotary Foundation as well. Through Term Gift funding he has supported Jagruti Blind School for Girls at Alandi. He had participated as an active Rotary Volunteer in Nigeria when our District Team operated on Polio victims. He also supported for 40 heart surgeries under the age of 15 years.
He has attended many Rotary Institutes & RI Conventions..
Rtn. Abhay was Organising Secretary for Dazzling Dubai Zonal Institute in Dec 2016 in Dubai..
His wife Deepa is a Past President from the same Club and all his family members including his children are Paul Harris Fellows.