Mr. Shankar Bote
Achiever's Success Story
LOVE WORK, BLESS ALL & YOU WILL BE BLESSED BY GOD.”
Shankar Bote is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 35 years of hand on experience in India and Middle East. He started his career at the age of 18 as a Machine Operator in a small workshop in Pune, Maharashtra. Today, he is serving the title of Director of Engineering in “Grand Millennium, Business Bay, Dubai”.
He belongs to a small village, named Darjai located in district Satara, Maharashtra. His childhood went through a series of struggles. At the age of 4, he lost his father. Hence, his mother shouldered the responsibility of family of 4. He pursued his primary education in a local school of his village followed by higher secondary education in the neighboring village. His mother couldn’t afford to send his two sisters to the school.
Day by day, the needs of his family were increasing without having any supporting system. Hence, he decided to enroll for technical education which will ensure the job immediately. Thus, he completed ITI and NCTVT in Machinist trade and started working to support his family. Eventually, he got married and blessed with two children. To make both the ends, along with full time job, he started working part time as well.
One day, his boss advised him to pursue a Part Time Engineering course which he took positively and eventually got enrolled in “M.H Saboo Sidique, Polytechnic, Mumbai” for a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. To manage full time and part time jobs and engineering study in-between was not easy for him. His day would start at 05:00 a.m. and end at 01:00 a.m. Despite of all the barriers, he topped in Engineering with 1st class grade.
Post Engineering, he started his career as a Maintenance Supervisor. Simultaneously, he continued to gain admin and practical skills, as a result he got several opportunities in various organizations to serve the positions of Maintenance Manager, Chief Engineer, Cluster Chief Engineer to currently the Director of Engineering.
Throughout his professional journey he has inspired many youths who started their career from the base level and managed to be the HOD of their department. He strongly believes the principal “LOVE WORK, BLESS ALL & YOU WILL BE BLESSED BY GOD.”