Responding to the new challenges before educationists on account of the country wide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Vidyamandir Trust Palanpur launched the 'Vidyamandir Educational Studio' on June 28, 2020 with the aim of ensuring that its students remained connected to learning.
Despite the ongoing lockdown on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, Palanpur Samaj Kendra Women’s Forum made sure that it continued its annual observance of International Yoga Day with a special online programme on June 21 with participation from India, Middle East and the USA.
Shreya Mehta, an award-winning New York based artist who explores issues of identity, gender, power and spirituality in a variety of mediums and styles, has launched ‘Immersion’, a Virtual Art Gallery experience for collectors and art lovers. The invite-only online event enables them to explore and purchase artworks remotely in a curated digital space.
Palanpur Samaj Kendra Charitable Trust (PSK) along with doctors from the community have introduced a unique support programme to assist those from the Samaj suffering from illness during the difficult ongoing COVID crisis.
Diamond industry stalwart and highly respected community leader Arunkumar Ramniklal Mehta passed away on June 14, 2020. He was 80 and is survived by his wife Rajanika, son Russell and daughters Amita Samir Mehta and Alpa Nishit Kothari.
Three senior Palanpuri diamantaires are members of the Board of Directors of the World Diamond Council (WDC) that will lead the organisation during 2020-22. The global body is the diamond industry’s representative in the tripartite coalition of the Kimberley Process (KP), along with representatives of governments and civil society.
Vritika, daughter of Purvi and Bhavin Mehta and granddaughter of Nitinbhai K Mehta and Jitubhai Bhansali has launched a unique campaign using her artistic skills to raise funds for protective face masks for frontline Covid-19 warriors in Mumbai.
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