launching ceremony of UDDAN and 8th Foundation Day Celebration on 14th July 2013 at Vashi Vishnudas Bhave Auditorium, Navi Mumbai. Function was held in the presence of Hon. Thane District Gurdian Minister Ganesh Naik (Min. of Excise duty, Govt. of Maharashtra), Mr. Vikas Mahadik (President, Navi Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh), Mr. Kiran Rane (President Pragatee Foundation), Mr. N. D. Patil (Secretary, Pragatee Foundation), Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar (CEO , Pragatee Foundation), Mr. Atul Mane (Senior Reporter, Loksatta) and Corporator Shree Ranganath Auti (Ward No. 66, Navi Mumbai Mahanagar Palika).
On its 8th Foundation Day Celebration , Pragatee Foundation has been launched its ambitious project about empowerment of Women called as an "UDDAN " - Flying towards Self-reliance ( Ek Jhep Swavlambanakade). Mrs. Sayli Kadam, Dr. Geetanjali Mahadik and Mrs. Pawanpreet Duggal were nominated as a co-ordinator for implementing project UDDAN.
Initially project will be launch in navi mumbai, thane and part of mumbai district. Hon. Min. Dr. Varshatai Gaikawad was not able to attend the program due to forthcoming parliament session and urgent meeting with CM. But she has delivered message through her correspondence about support to project UDDAN and promised to meet personally in coming month more