Nilesh Pravin Kothari, Director of Jewelex India, has been recently appointed on the Board of ‘Diamonds Do Good’ - a global non-profit organization whose mission is to support programs that develop / empower people engaged in natural diamonds sector and share the positive impact that diamonds have on communities around the world.
A number of community members successfully participated in the Tata Mumbai Marathon held on January 15, 2023, with Vishal Bhansali completing the gruelling Full Marathon of 42 km for the 10th consecutive time. Siddharth Mehta, Vipul Shah and Viral Mehta successfully completed the half marathon.
Palanpur Samaj Kendra Sports Committee resumed its sports activities and events after a very a long gap of three years, conducting the Tennis, Table Tennis, Chess and Carrom tournaments at the NSCI Club on January 15, 2023.
Roshni A. Modi achieved a Podium finish as 4th Runner Up, completing the challenging 42 km Chennai Marathon, held on January 8, 2023 in a time of 4:52:47. Roshni, a regular jogger, and mother of two teenage children, is married to Apurva J. Modi, son of Late Jitendra H. Modi and Surekha Modi from Chennai.
The 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur, held at Palanpur on January 7th and 8th 2023, were addressed by a number of luminaries from different fields, including Shri Gautam Adani, Chairman and Founder of the Adani Group, and attended by a huge number of alumni as well as donors and well-wishers from across the world.
The 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur, held at Palanpur on January 7th and 8th 2023, included the inauguration of a number of new institutions and buildings on the existing VMT Campus carried out with support from donations received from community members and other well-wishers from across the globe.
Two highly-respected names from the world of technology Mihir S. Shukla and Pranav Mistry, both former students of Vidyamandir, made inspiring presentations to the students, alumni and guests from across the world who had gathered at Palanpur on January 7th and 8th for the 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur.
A special Memorial Meeting for two stalwarts who had played a stellar role in development of education, health and other social institutions in Palanpur – Late Shri Arunkumar Mehta and Late Shri Shirish Modi – was held as part of the 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur, held at Palanpur on January 7th and 8th 2023. Both passed away in 2020.
The 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur, held at Palanpur on January 7th and 8th 2023 featured the launch of a significant new initiative the Vidyamandir Centre for Skill Development (VCSD). The keynote address at the launch event was delivered by Shailesh J. Mehta Founder, Ex-Chairman and CEO of Providian Financial Corporation, a Fortune 300 company and benefactor of Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management at IIT Bombay.
Smt Susmita Shirish Jhaveri (age 81) passed away in Mumbai on 03 Feb 2023
Shri Rajeev Ashwinbhai Parikh (age 49) passed away in Mumbai on 30 Jan 2023
Shri Arvindbhai Chimanlal Parikh (age 87) passed away in Mumbai on 27 Jan 2023
Shri Rajesh Chandrakant Gandhi (age 67) passed away in Antwerp on 24 Jan 2023
Shri Sureshchandra Dahyalal Shah (age 87) passed away in Mumbai on 13 Jan 2023
Smt. Shantaben Kirtilal Parikh (age 94) passed away in Surat on 06 Jan 2023
Shri Anandlal Laxmichand Shah (age 90) passed away in Mumbai on 31 Dec 2022
Shri Sudhirbhai Kantilal Mehta (age 76) passed away in Navsari on 19 Dec 2022
Shri Babulal Chunilal Bhandari (age 92) passed away in Mumbai on 14 Dec 2022
Smt Rajulben Anilbhai Shah (age 59) passed away in Mumbai on 14 Dec 2022
Smt Smitaben Kiritbhai Kothari (age 67) passed away in Mumbai on 06 Dec 2022