Dr. Shailesh Mehta and Mrs. Kalpa Mehta have made a generous donation of US$ 1 million to enable Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIIT-B) establish an Executive MBA program in partnership with Washington University at St. Louis. Dr Mehta is a well-known Indian American executive and venture capitalist and runs the Shailesh & Kalpa Mehta Charitable Foundation, through which the donation was made.
This festive season, Womens Forum members grooved with gusto to the beats of Gujarati folk music at the Raas-Garba event held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Sharda Mandir School Hall.
The special package on health check-ups offered to the members of Palanpur Online (PO) / Palanpur Samaj Kendra (PSK) at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai has been extended till March 31, 2019.
Anoop V. Mehta and Mehul N. Shah have been re-elected as President and Vice- President of the Bharat Diamond Bourse for 2018-19 at the organisation’s AGM held recently. Both are senior and well known Palanpuri diamantaires.
Indian American digital entrepreneur, fashion content creator, and founder of platform ‘Stylebymalvika’, 19-year old Malvika Sheth, was invited by top fashion brands to cover their shows at the recently held prestigious New York Fashion Week (NYFW). This success comes within a year of her entering the world of fashion content creation with the launch of her dedicated Instagram account in October 2017.
Well-known diamantaire Sanjay A Kothari has been chosen as the new Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI), the nodal entity for skill development of the Indian Gems & Jewellery industry. He assumed the new responsibility in early October, taking over the reins of the organisation from Founder Chairman Premkumar Kothari, who led the organisation from 2012-2018.
Veteran horticulturist Sreekant Surajmal Mehta was conferred with an INA Excellency Award at the Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Nurserymen Association (INA) that was held at Chennai on September 23, 2018. The award recognised his contribution in the nursery field.
Dr Abhinav Amit Bhansali successfully completed the full Berlin Marathon on Sept 16, 2018 covering the full 42km distance in 4hrs 45min 19 sec. This was the 26-year old London-based doctor’s first full marathon. Dr Abhinav is the son of Vandana and Amit Sudhir Bhansali of Antwerp.
Shri Dineshbhai Chimanlal Shah (age 80) passed away in Mumbai on 02 Nov 2018
Smt. Kusumben Rasikbhai Kothari (age 90) passed away on 16 Oct 2018
Smt Suryaben N Shah (age 78) passed away in Manchester, London on 15 Oct 2018
Smt Smita A. Jhaveri (age 68) passed away in Mumbai on 12 Oct 2018
Shri Madhusudhanbhai Dahyabhai Choksi (age 85) passed away on 10 Oct 2018
Smt Arunaben Kiritbhai Parikh (age 74) passed away in Mumbai on 04 Oct 2018