CEO PRAVINSINH GHATGE
Ghatge Builders is the brainchild of Mr.Pravinsinh Ghatge. Grandson of Sir Pirajirao J Ghatge – Chief of Kagal and H.H.Chattrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur, a noted social reformer; Mr.Ghatge was a visionary who wanted to make a difference to his city. That’s why; he followed his gut feeling and set out to make homes that redefined real estate in Kolhapur.
Mr.Ghatge has been a prominent member and on the Board of Directors of the Promoters and Builders of Kolhapur (PBAK) since the last 16 years. Mr.Ghatge and his company were also in the forefront of promoting Kolhapur as a new emerging IT destination. Mr.Ghatge is also been actively involved in ‘DALAN’ a property exhibition which is held by the association every three years. Apart from his work for the real estate field, Mr.Ghatge has also been a volunteer in relief operations by the PBAK during the 1994 earthquake and 2005 floods.
Mr.Ghatge, along with his immense understanding of the real estate market, leads a team of efficient members who are committed to providing the best home solutions.
When not busy creating the next trend in real estate, Mr.Ghatge is an avid wildlife and outdoor enthusiast, having spent a great deal of time travelling across game parks on safaris, photographing wildlife in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.
SIR PIRAJIRAO GHATGE CHARITABLE TRUST
The Ghatge Family has been known for their charitable work and contribution towards societal development. And the tradition of social work goes back many decades. The Sir Pirajirao Ghatge Charitable Sports Trust was founded in 1957 and Mr.Pravinsinh Ghatge has served as a trustee since the last 30 years.
The family has always had a special love for sports and under the aegis of this trust, they have given the nation several illustrious wrestlers, athletes and swimmers, including Commonwealth Gold Medalist Rama Sarang.
The Trust runs a special swimming training program at Bhavani Tank in Kolhapur that has produced several ace swimmers. The Trust has a rich hall of over 20 national and international swimmers and Veerdhawal Khade, the only India swimmer representing India in Beijing Olympics 2008 is an alumnus of this programme.
The SPGC Trust believes in overall social upliftment for all. That’s why, one of the main focuses of the trust is to identify talent from remote villages, nurture that talent with proper training and provide all-round facilities that’ll enable them to get jobs and be financially secure.