Dr. Kulkarni has pioneered the Slum Health Projects of the organization through GuruvaryaLahuji Salve Slum Health Center.Active in Slum and Rural Development work since 1989 and has opted to reside in the slum itself to facilitate the work.

He has a pivotal role in designing and implementing many projects for slums students, women and other marginal communities through SPMESM.

Associated with many social organizations in the region. He has been honoured with many awards for his dedicated service.