has made contributions towards the development of Pune city in the arenas of Education, HealthCare, showcasing of technology and Entrepreneurship.
She works in close co-ordination with the Pune Corporation to help citizens.
With a team of citizens a monsoon line, www.ourpune.com, was set up in July 2007 to help Pune Municipal Corporation
receive complaints from citizens concerning roads.
Over the last decade, Pratima has served on many organizations in a voluntary and honorary capacity, and engaged in creating an extensive network of people from academic, research, business, and politics.
In the arena of education, Pratima serves as a Board Member or Trustee of Education Foundations like - Pune Pratham, Symbiosis International School and on the standing committee of the Pune Police Public School, (a subsidized school for children of police constables).
She is also a trustee on a Japanese NGO called Ashta No Kai which helps women and children in 7 villages in Maharashtra.
In the area of Healthcare, she
has helped to foster collaboration across a range of entities - Biotech Research Institutes, Pharmaceutical companies, practicing doctors, Engineering Colleges, various Institutes in Pune, Government of India Ministries, and Embassies of foreign countries (including USA, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Austria).
is a part of ASSOCHAM, on the national biotech group as a co-chair.
is also interested in promoting the effective use of Information technology in the manufacturing and design sector.
was one of the founder members of the Indus Entrepreneurs
, Pune Chapter
and its first President for two turns.
has showcased new and emerging technologies across different verticals from 1999.
is one of the Founder members of the animation and gaming committee in the Maratha Chamber Of Commerce
She is an active member in the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Young Indian Group.
Pratima is a member of the Kirloskar Family which runs one of India's leading Industrial Groups.