Leading diamantaire Vipul Prabodh Shah of Asian Star Co, one of India’s top diamond manufacturer-exporters, has been elected as Chairman of The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) for a two-year term from September 2022 to September 2024.
GJEPC is the apex body of India’s gem and jewellery export trade officially recognised by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and has over 7,500 members all over the country.
Vishnu Vaghela, a 24-year old from Palanpur who is completely visually impaired, has been a member of the Indian Blind Football team representing the country at various international tournaments. He completed Std 12 from Mamata Mandir, one of the institutions run by Vidyamandir Trust in Palanpur, in 2016.
Earlier this month, he was part of the Indian team that took part in the 2022 IBSA Blind Football World Grand Prix in Mexico. The Indian team finished a creditable 5th among 18 participating countries.
Dr Nihar Pradip Mehta, a leading consultant cardiologist in Mumbai has successfully performed complex Heart Valve replacements without stitches in the past few months, one of the first cardiologists in India to do this without assistance of a foreign proctor. He accomplished this soon after completing a Fellowship in Structural Heart Disease and TAVI at the Gottsegen National Cardiovascular Institute (GOKVI) in Budapest, Hungary from January to June 2022.
Winning hearts and smiles seem to come naturally to Tejal Amish Kothari, a special education co-ordinator at the SPJ Sadhana School at Breach Candy, Mumbai. Awards, naturally have followed!
Tejal has worked for nearly 25 years in the field of Special Education, 17 of them at SPJ Sadhana, where she has successfully trained and mentored many children with special needs and helped them earn positions as productive and respected members of society.
Palanpur Samaj Kendra Charitable Trust, Mumbai has invited applications from needy and deserving students for the Educational Financial Assistance Scheme 2022-23.
The assistance will be to selected students of Std IX and above from the Palanpuri Jain community who reside in Mumbai city and suburbs, the PSK said.
Palanpur Samaj Kendra Women’s Forum celebrated International Yoga Day for the 8th consecutive year on 21st June 2022 at programme held at the Avsar Hall at Nana Chowk.
The Yoga session was coordinated by Mrs Neeta Nimish Mehta, whose love and commitment to Yoga has been tremendous. She has been teaching yoga to community members for the last eighteen years, without any monetary interest. With a deep insight into yoga, she is also always willing and ready to help senior citizens who have health issues.
Sneh Rishabh Parikh, a practicing lawyer and partner in JSA, among the largest and most reputed law firms in India, was recently recognized by Asian Legal Business in its Honour List as an ‘India Rising Star’ 2022. The list highlights Indian lawyers under 40 who have set high standards and made an impact on the country’s legal scene. She has also won recognition as one of the outstanding women lawyers of 2022. Her practice areas lie in all types of civil, corporate, banking and real estate litigations apart from real estate transactions.
Keshar Deval Shah of VMT, with 98.67%, was the state topper in the Gujarat SSC Board exam (Std X) of March 2022. She stood first among the nearly 8 lakh students who appeared in March this year, scoring 592 out of a possible 600, and achieving the maximum 100 marks in Science, Mathematics and Sanskrit.
Keshar, who is originally from Deesa, has been a student of VMT from the time she entered Balmandir many years ago. She told news reporters that she will continue to pursue Science for her HSC with the ultimate aim of entering IIT for her Engineering studies.
PSK Women’s Forum kickstarted their new year after a two year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, with an entertaining social event which included a mix of exciting fun games.
The function, ‘Table Top Games’ by the events company ’Get Set Play’ was hosted by Mrs Aruna Karia and her team on April 22, 2022 at the Orient Club.
Smt Sushilaben Kishanbhai Mehta (age 90) passed away in Mumbai on 04 Sep 2022
Smt Vasuben Sureshbhai Bhansali (age 90) passed away in Mumbai on 04 Sep 2022
Shri Munjal Kantilal Mehta (age 82) passed away in Washington on 29 Aug 2022
Shri Sunilbhai Kantilal Mehta (age 72) passed away in Mumbai on 29 Aug 2022
Shri Vineshbhai Chimanlal Shah (age 76) passed away in Mumbai on 24 Aug 2022
Smt Pravinaben M. Mehta (age 83) passed away in Mumbai on 24 Aug 2022
Smt Rekhaben Hareshbhai Sheth (age 76) passed away in Mumbai on 22 Aug 2022
Shri Hasmukhlal Harilal Bakshi (age 90) passed away in Surat on 19 Aug 2022
Shri Sureshbhai Motillal Doshi (age 79) passed away in Navsari on 03 Aug 2022
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
Shri Shreepalbhai Babubhai Shah (age 66) passed away in Mumbai on 02 Jul 2022
Shri Bijal Bharatbhai Shah (age 51) passed away in Mumbai on 01 Jul 2022
Shri Nikhilbhai Ambalal Shah (age 84) passed away in Mumbai on 29 Jun 2022
Shri Narendrabhai Rasiklalbhai Jhaveri (age 76) passed away in Mumbai on 23 Jun 2022
Shri Deepakbhai Babubhai Jhaveri (age 68) passed away in Antwerp on 19 Jun 2022
Shri Rushabh Rajesh Mehta (age 42) passed away in Mumbai on 14 Jun 2022