Mr. M.D. Gaikwad (Chairman
of Mali Marriage Bureau).
Savta Mali Mandal, Maharastra
Rajya Central Gunvanta Kamgar Sangh etc. . He himself Social work
is not new for Mr. M.D. Gaikwad on he has been doing it for last
four decades. When he was living in yewale, his birthplace (Dist.-Nasik),
he used to take part in Gram-Panchayats election campaign
& encouraged people to enjoy their right vote.
He came to Mumbai in August 1966 to earn livehood. He joined M/S
Crompton Greaves Ltd; Mumbai on 5th September & retired on 1st
Jan 2001.During these 34 years of service he was & still is
associated with various social organizations such as Kshtriya Mali
Samaj Education Sansthan, Maharastra Kshatriya Mali Samaj, Shri
Sant Shiromani has founded nos of organisations such as Jyoti
Cooperative Credit Society Ltd;, Savitribai Phule Mandal, Mali Mahasang
& Sakar Cooperative Credit Society Ltd.,Mumbai.
He has been organizing Vadhu-Var
Suchak Melava for Mali Samaj since 1983.The first event was
held on 26th Jan 1983 at Mulund Vidya Mandir, Mulund (East), Mumbai.The
first event moderate success with five marriages being finalized
during the meet. During this function only, Mr. Gaikwad expressed
his idea of starting a Cooprating Society & on 5th Sept, 1987,under
the valuable guidance of Mr. S.M. Mohite (Branch Manager-Maharastra
Rajya Sahakari Bank Ltd;) Jyoti Cooperative Credit Society was established.
Since 1983, every year Savitribai Phule
Birth anniversary is being celebrated here in Mulund (Mumbai). Various
events like Vadhu-Var Melava,Essey Competition
on Mahatma Phule & Savitribai Phule ,Felicitation
of successful students in various schools of Mulund are organized
to mark the occasion.
On 1st January 2001, under the guidance
of Mr. Pravin Jadhav, Mr. Gaikwad launched his website www.malimarriagebureau.com www.malimarriagebureau.com This site contains Biodata
of around 1000 boys & girls from Mali samaj. This site gives you the entire information
of Mali Samaj,its histry,famous personalities from the samaj,their
achievement various projects etc.
And last but not the least, Mr.Gaikwad has won Gunwant Kamgar
Puraskar 1993. This award was received by him from Governor
of Maharastra Dr. P.C. Alexander in a grand function.