P. R. Kulkarni (Banker and Legal Expert)
Independently handled Civil, Labour, Company and Criminal matters of the Bank as Head of Law Dept. for continuous period of 10 years.
In several Domestic Enquiries acted as E.O. / P.O. and as Disciplinary Authority for centralised function for all Award Staff & Officers up to scale II.
Independently kept co-ordination with Bank's various Advocates, Councils & Solicitors including Solicitors M/S Little & Co. Mumbai. Assisted them in actual drafting, conducting cases before High Courts, Company Law Board, Tribunals .
At Janakalyan Bank as Dy. General Manager handled Personnel, Law, Property, Shares, Marketing, Publicity, Training Depts. and for some time I.T. Dept. also.
At Dombivli Bank as Dy. General Manager handled Personnel, Law, Property, Credit, Audit and I.T. Depts.
At Mahesh Bank, Pune as Managing Director responsible for the whole affairs of the Bank. Implemented Core Banking Solution in the Bank handling the entire issues solely.
Practiced on Civil, Criminal and Labour side at Sangli
Panel Advocate for The Sangli Bank Ltd. for Civil, Labour and Criminal matters.
State Govt. appointment as "Hon. Asst. to Public Prosecutor & District Govt. Pleader".
Central Govt. Appointment as "Prosecutor Central Excise & Customs" for Sangli Division comprising five districts.
Visiting Faculty at many Banks and Institutes such as Bank of Maharashtra, United Western Bank, CAB - Pune, VAMNICOM - PUNE, YASHADA - PUNE, NIBM - PUNE, District Co-Op. Bank Associations, NKGSB Bank, NIBER - Pune, IIB - Nagpur Chapter for CAIIB exam. and also faculty in own Banks. In May, 2001 for a National Seminar on "Legal Aspects Bank Advances and Documentation" invited as Faculty by VAMNICOM - Pune. "Invited as "Resource Person" by NIBM, Pune on National Seminar on "Legal Aspects of Banking Frauds" meant for Vigilance Heads of Commercial Banks in Dec 2001.
Was MEMBER, INDIAN BANKS ASSOCIATION, Ahmedabad Local Chapter for the year 1997-98.
Selected by RESERVE BANK of India as invitee member of "Expert Committee on Legal Aspects of Banking Frauds" in Jan. 2001, committee now known as Dr. Mitra Committee. [Performance on the Committee appreciated on record by the Chairman of the Committee as "Distinguished"]
Co-authored a Book on "Banking Regulation Act, 1949 and Allied Banking Laws". A 1350 page book containing in all 53 Acts, published by Law Publishers (India) Pvt. Ltd. Allahabad, published in Jan. 2000, currently at its third edition.
Co-authored a Book titled "Co-Operative Banking", published by IIBF, Mumbai as courseware for JAIIB examination.
Co-authored a Book titled "Legal aspects of Banking Operations", jointly published by IIBF, Mumbai and MACMILLAN as courseware for JAIIB examination.
Authored a book titled "Laws for Co-operative Bank", jointly published by IIBF, Mumbai and MACMILLAN.
Authoring a new book "Co-oerative Banking" for IIBF, Mumbai.
Authoring a book titled "Disciplinary Actions in Banks" as assigned by Law Publishers (India) Pvt. Ltd. Allahabad.
Performed several assignments for IIBF, Mumbai in connection with JAIIB / CAIIB and other Diploma Courses of the institute. "Resource Person" status from IIBF, Mumbai.