Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Rotary Club of Pune Ganeshkhind bestowed R. Vasudevan, MD, Vascon Engineers Ltd., with the "Vocational Excellence Award " for the year 2010 - 2011. The award ceremony was held on May 13, 2011 at Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Near Raj Bhavan, Pune, in the presence of a large gathering of Rotarians and Anns. Also present were Mrs.Lalitha Vasudevan, Siddharth Vasudevan and Anil Dhaneshwar (IPP).



Mr. Vasudevan was awarded with a citation and gift at the hands of DG, Pramod Jejurikar, who lauded Vasudevan for his path-breaking developments in the field of construction. Vascon Engineers, who are into Real Estate, EPC & Hospitality sectors, have been pioneers in the Hotel and IT industry in Pune, having more than 25 years experience of conceiving, developing, constructing and managing varied projects.

Last year saw the company’s project, ‘One Earth Suzlon’ being awarded the Platinum LEED NC rating at Washington DC, scoring 96 out of 100 for GRIHA.

Their latest feasther in the cap has been the multi-level car park at Delhi airport, which can accommodate 4500 cars, and which was built in a record time of just 10 months.


With an investment of just Rs.1 lakh in 1986, today Vascon Engineers has emerged as a Rs.1000 cr company, in 25 years. “Besides the state-of-art technology in construction, his exemplary leadership qualities, motivation to employees, his green initiatives, and also education to the needy through the Moorthy Foundation, he is a perfect choice for this award – a true role model. It is truly an honour for us to felicitate him ”, says Jejurikar.

The club has been honouring eminent personalities, with the "Vocational Excellence Award", to those who have contributed to the society and made a mark in their profession with their exemplary achievements. This award has been instituted since the formation of this club 21 years ago. Some of the distinguished names include Late Manibhai Desai, Dr.HV Sardesai, Prataprao Pawar, Dr,Narendra Jadhav, Pralhad Chhabria, Narayan Murthy, Venkatesh Rao, Atul Kirloskar, and many more.

“We are proud that Rotary Club of Pune Ganeshkhind has been ranked amongst the top 5 clubs across the 84 clubs in the District 3131”, beams Dilip Shirole, President.

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