Prof (Dr.) Ashok R Mehta, senior cancer surgeon and former Chief of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 at the 81st Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India, a virtual event (Virtual ASCICON-2021) held on December 16, 2021.
The Cultural Committee of Palanpur Samaj Kendra launched its first-ever digital event to showcase the cultural talent of the community when it hosted "Sangam Sur Taal Ka" on YouTube on December 17, 2021. The evening event also marked the launch of the organisation's YouTube channel.
Rupen M Jhaveri has been appointed as Group President of the Ajay Piramal-owned Piramal Enterprises Ltd (PEL), and will assume the new position on January 24, 2022. Jhaveri will look after the financial services business of the Group and be responsible for business development, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, capital allocation and corporate finance, PEL announced.
The well-known diamantaire, philanthropist and community leader Kirtilal K. Doshi, now 99 years of age, recently released his 11th book in a series of compilations of inspirational thoughts and quotations that he had collected over the years and which guided much of his life and business practice.
Anoop V Mehta of Mohit Diamonds and Anup P Zaveri of Polar Star have recently been elected as Chairman and Managing Trustee respectively, of the Gemmological Institute of India (GII), the organization that was a pioneer of gemmological education and testing within the country.
The Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association (IDCA), New York honored two members of the community, Atul Kothari and Prakash Mehta, both veterans of the gem & jewellery industry, for their leadership qualities at the organisation's Annual Diwali Gala held in New York on November 2, 2021. HE Shri Randhir Jaiswal, Consul General of India, New York, was the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
Smt Bhartiben Pravinchandra Shah (age 77) passed away in Mumbai on 01 Jan 2022
Shri Mahendrabhai Kalidas Mehta (Mahendra kaka - age 86) passed away in Mumbai on 25 Dec 2021
Shri Jigarbhai Jayantilal Mehta (age 64) passed away in USA on 21 Dec 2021
Dr. Piyush Trikamlal Mehta (age 71) passed away in Mumbai on 11 Dec 2021
Shri Navnitbhai Amrutlal Parikh (Dhandhar) (age 73) passed away in Mumbai on 06 Dec 2021
Shri Shaileshbhai Bachubhai Mehta (age 74) passed away in Mumbai on 05 Dec 2021
Smt Sushma R Mehta (age 59) passed away in Mumbai on 04 Dec 2021
Shri Dineshbhai Tarachandbhai Shah (81 years) passed away in Mumbai on 24 Nov 2021
Shri Navinchandra Dayalal Shah (Palanpur Trading Co.) (age 93) passed away in Mumbai on 23 Nov 2021
Shri Rameshbhai C Mehta (age 89) passed away in Mumbai on 20 Nov 2021
Shri Chandrakantbhai Manilalbhai Kothari (age 77) passed away in Surat on 19 Nov 2021
Shri Rashmibhai Dhirajlal Parikh (age 82) passed away in Mumbai on 18 Nov 2021
Smt Bhavanaben Kaushikbhai Bhansali (age 69) passed away in Antwerp on 18 Nov 2021
Shri Niranjan R Shah passed away in Mumbai on 16 Nov 2021
Smt Sharmisthaben Shantibhai Mehta (age 83) passed away in Mumbai on 16 Nov 2021
Smt Kusumben Pravinbhai Bhansali (age 90) passed away in Mumbai on 08 Nov 2021
Shri Dinkarbhai P Kothari (age 89) passed away in Mumbai on 06 Nov 2021
Shri Prakashbhai Vadilal Mehta (age 71) passed away in Mumbai on 02 Nov 2021