News December 2016
Palanpuri Samaj Kendra (Surat) Organises Dharmic Yatra

Palanpuri Samaj Kendra Surat organised a dharmic trip to Shikarji, one of the most important pilgrimage sites from where over 20 Jain Tirthankaras are believed to have attained moksha. The trip, which commenced from Surat on November 8 and culminated on November 20, 2016 also covered a number of other places across north and east India which have religious and historical significance.

JainStudy FB Group to Host Workshop in Mumbai on Second Anniversary

The Jain Study Group on Facebook, set up by Dilipbhai Mehta of Rosy Blue, Amalbhai Jhaveri and others, will organise its first workshop titled ‘#1st JAINSTUDY WORKSHOP’ at Mumbai on January 7, 2017 on the occasion of its 2nd anniversary. The workshop is focused on the theme ‘Tracing Our Roots’ and will offer expert insights into Jain History & Arts. It will be addressed by noted scholars Dr Bipin Doshi and Prof. Shilpa Chheda.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates India´s Largest Cheese Plant at Banas Dairy

The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi recently unveiled a plaque to mark the inauguration of a new state-of-the-art cheese plant and whey drying plant at Palanpur. The inauguration was conducted using a remote controlled device, while the PM was addressing a meeting at Deesa on December 10 to launch the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Banaskantha Cooperative Milk Producers Union (Banas Dairy).

Obituary December 2016