Dr.Pawan Girdharilal Agrawal is the CEO of the renowned Mumbai Dabbawalas. A Proficient professional with fascination towards enlightening and encouraging students in Academic field, he is involved in conducting research and contributing to the design and delivery of courses for the entire educational fraternity, and fostering a positive learning environment by embracing a wide range of teaching methodologies.
He has proven abilities of working as a teacher & playing pivotal role as the Co. founder of various educational institutes and schools. He is presently the President of Institute of Management & technology, Mumbai, and the Lions Club of Ghatkopar, and the Editor of a monthly, Guruwani. He has numerous accomplishments to his credit along with initiating inspirational projects related to establishment of various institutions including the Kamalabai Educational & Charitable Trust, the Agrawal Institute of Management & Technology, and the Dadasaheb Govindram Literacy Centre.
He has been awarded Best Teacher Award for the year 1994 -95 by Dnyan Prasarak Shikshan Sanstha, Mumbai for his exemplary contribution in the education field. Dr. Pawan has completed his Ph.D thesis on the title, A study of Logistics and Supply Chain Management of Dabbawala in Mumbai. He has travelled worldwide spreading awareness about the Dabbawalas and delivered lectures at Paris, Netherlands, US, UK and at management institutions all over India. He has been appreciated for showing empathy for the socially weaker strata of society and initiating various activities for their upliftment of the economically Backward Areas in Mumbai.
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