PSK Sports Committee Hosts Cricket Tournament On 3rd and 4th of May, 2014, the Palanpur Samaj Kendra Sports Committee organised a Cricket Tournament at the Police Gymkhana Grounds at Marine Drive in Mumbai.

Sonal Choksi Stands for Re-election in Antwerp Sonal Choksi has been nominated by the Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten (Open VLD) party, one of the leading political parties in Belgium, to stand for re-election during polls for the local, regional and European level seats that will be held in Antwerp on May 25, 2014.

Registrations Begin for Skill Development & Training Programme under The Inspiration Series Registrations for the Skill Development & Training Programme, a part of "The Inspiration Series: Connect. Ideate. Grow.", an initiative of Palanpur Samaj Kendra and Palanpur Online, have begun. Young people between the years of 18 to 25, with limited or no experience in the diamond industry have been invited to enroll for the "Beginner's Training Programme".

Aayush Shah helps develop new 'camouflage-enabling' technology Aayush Shah, former PhD student at the University of Michigan, was part of a research team that recently discovered a "template-free method for growing shaped crystals that allows for changeable structures that could appear as different colors and patterns". The new technique could be used in the future to create active camouflage.

PSK Women's Forum: The GIA Visit On 23rd April, the PSK Women's Forum had the unique opportunity to visit the Gemological Institute of America's India Laboratory at the Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. GIA is one of the world's foremost authorities on the understanding of gems and among the world's most respected gemological laboratories, trusted with grading some of the most important gemstones.

"We intend to take Artezvous forward and link artists and art lovers" - Payal Shah and Bindal Shah On April 12th and 13th, 2014, 14 artists got together to celebrate their "Rebirthing", a curated visual art group show held at Cymroza Art Gallery, Breach Candy, Mumbai. The show was coordinated by Artezvous, a newly launched platform for upcoming and established artists to showcase their talents. The initiative has been founded by Payal Shah and Bindal Shah, daughters of Pritiben and Bakulbhai Mehta.

Biography of Educationist Godadbhai Sagrasaniya published The biography of Godadbhai Sagrasaniya, former Assistant Director, Vidyamandir Trust, Palanpur titled "Jivi Janyu Evu! Kevu?" has recently been released. The book is in Gujarati and is written by Bharat Thakor and published by Godadbhai Sagrasaniya Jivankatha Prakashan Samiti, Palanpur. It was unveiled by Banaskantha MP, Haribhai Chaudhary. at a function at the Matushree Rajiba Vidyasankul, Palanpur in February.

Dr. Shilpa P. Mehta's English translation of Eminent Jain Scholar's writings released Dr. Shilpa P. Mehta's English translation of Pandit Fulchand Shastri's 'Wisdom of the Transient and Realization of the Eternal' was released recently by the Aadhyatmik Sadhana Kendra of Bhavnagar, Gujarat. Dr Shilpa is the wife of Late Dr. Pradip Jayantilal Mehta and daughter of Sumanben and Late Ramnikbhai Kothari.

PSK Women's Forum Hosts KBC-themed Annual Programme The nation's favourite television show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, was brought to life at the Annual event of the Palanpur Samaj Kendra's Women's Forum. The program was held at the Necklace View Hall, Walkeshwar on 25th March 2014.

Shri Navinbhai Dahyabhai Modi passed away Antwerpen on 19 Apr 2014

Smt Premilaben Piyushbhai Mehta (age 75) passed away Mumbai on 07 Apr 2014

Shri Sangambhai Natwarlalbhai Mehta (age 45) passed away Mumbai on 04 Apr 2014

Smt Manjulaben Lalitbhai Parikh (age 74) passed away Mumbai on 02 Apr 2014

Smt Sharmistaben Babulalbhai Mehta (age 81) passed away Mumbai on 01 Apr 2014

a Vidyamandir Trust, Palanpur initiative
11 Kala Bhavan, 3 Mathew Road, Opera House, Mumbai 400 004, India
Tel: +91-22-2368 5344 Fax: +91-22-2368 5458 Email: