As we complete one year of operations without our founding Director, Jagdish Raje, we need to pause, introspect and redouble our resolve to walk the path envisioned by him and make GEM Engserv “The Engineering Consultant of Choice” for our clients and to provide meaningful, professional, and dignified employment to many.
While we all, especially those who had a close working relationship with him, miss him a lot, we should leverage the fond memories that we have of him to not get distracted and keep our focus on the job at hand. That would be the best tribute that we can pay to him.
To reiterate his thoughts, GEM is an Engineering service provider. In all our services, even if these relate to “Management”, we bring in an Engineering perspective. Towards this end, every GEMian should continuously strive to upgrade their technical knowledge and skills and be updated with the latest trends and technology.
Our service should reflect this, so that everyone looks at GEM as a professional organization that imparts correct civil engineering advice based on facts and technical knowledge and not be white-collar managers churning out reports and statistics sitting in air-conditioned offices.
These ideas and thoughts are nicely summed up in the core values of Gem and it is worth reminding ourselves of these, so here goes: