SPARSH, an NGO run by Rutu and Maharshi Dave, will receive all author proceeds of a new book based on the friendship between a young millennial Shantanu Naidu and noted industrialist Ratan Tata, both united, among other things, in their love for, and concern about, animals and their welfare. Rutu is the daughter of Rina and Rajesh Fatehchand Mehta, and founded SPARSH with her husband Maharshi Dave.
Two members of the community, Rutali Gandhi and Aniket Parikh were elected Secretary and Director respectively on the Board of the Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association (IDCA), New York for the year 2021.
Dr Kumud P Mehta received the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award instituted this year by the The Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ISPN) at a virtual event held during its two day CME (continuing medical education) held on December 12 and 13.
Shri Jayantibhai Hathibhai Shah (age 91) passed away in Kobe, Japan on 04 Jan 2021
Shri Sudhirbhai Keshavlal Bhansali (age 82) passed away in Kolkata on 02 Jan 2021
Smt Kantaben Pravinbhai Mehta (age 88) passed away in Mumbai on 02 Jan 2021
Smt Kamlaben J. Shah (age 88) passed away in Japan on 18 Dec 2020
Shri Chandrakant Amratlal Mehta (age 80) passed away in Mumbai on 17 Dec 2020
Shri Rajesh Madhukar Shah (age 61) passed away in Mumbai on 13 Dec 2020
Shri Salil Kothari (age 47) passed away in Mumbai on 12 Dec 2020
Dr. (Smt) Jayshree Girish Mehta (Meenaben) (age 66) passed away in Mumbai on 11 Dec 2020