The diamond trade in Mumbai assembled in large numbers to pay their respects to senior diamantaire and respected industry leader Sanjay Kanubhai Shah, who had expired in New York on 29 April, at the BDB Complex on June 2, 2022.
The condolence meeting was organized by the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) and The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). The SG Jhaveri Hall, where the meet was hosted, was packed to capacity on the occasion.
Three senior and well-known Palanpuri diamantaires – Anoop Mehta, Vipul Shah and Rajiv Mehta – have been chosen as members of the Board of Directors of the World Diamond Council (WDC) for the period 2022-24.
Elections for eight of the 20 seats on the Board were held in early May, with Anoop Mehta and Vipul Shah being elected to represent Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) and The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) respectively on the Board in the Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade categories.
Prof (Dr.) Ashok R Mehta, senior cancer surgeon and former Chief of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital was one of the recipients of the Cancer Crusader Awards given by The Cancer Foundation to a few select professionals for their selfless contribution to cancer patients in India.
Neha Mehta, wife of Pranay Satish Mehta of Thakorlal Hiralal, recently received the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation award for Best charitable institution on behalf of SRCC Children’s Hospital in Mumbai. Neha, who is Trustee and Jt. Secretary of The SRCC Trust, spearheads various activities towards upliftment of children from the underprivileged sections of society specially in the health and education sectors. She is the daughter of Smita and Narendra Mafatlal Mehta.
Shri Kirtilal Chimanlal Gandhi (age 90) passed away in Mumbai on 29 Jul 2022
Smt Premilaben Prafulbhai Mehta (age 82) passed away in Mumbai on 17 Jul 2022
Shri Sureshbhai Jayantilal Javeri (age 77) passed away in Mumbai on 10 Jul 2022
Smt. Anilaben Nitinbhai Parikh (age 79) passed away in Mumbai on 09 Jul 2022
Smt Amreeta Premal Kothari (age 47) passed away in Antwerp on 07 Jul 2022