A collection of essays written by Late Shirishkumar Modi entitled ‘Sambharana’, has just been released. The book provides a vivid overview of life in Palanpur as it evolved over the past 75 years or so covering a wide spectrum of themes ranging from the author’s childhood and student life to his experiences and observations about social work, cultural traditions and other aspects of his home town.
Punit D. Mehta, Partner & CEO of DNJ Creation LLP and D Navinchandra Jewels, has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), a leading international standard setting organisation across the jewellery and watch supply chain. The results of the elections were announced at RJC’s virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on May 5, 2021.
The classic recipe book Dadima No Varso which was a must-have in all Palanpuri Jain kitchens in recent decades, will now be available in an easy-to-use digital version. The website www.dadimanovarso.com went live on May 15, 2021, ensuring that those gorgeous delicacies that grandmothers and great grandmothers conjured up in the past, can someday be prepared by grandchildren and great-grandchildren too.
Banaskantha has emerged as the No 1 district in Gujarat with a record 98% of its 45+ population receiving at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccination by May 12 as reported in the media. This was made possible as the District Collector Anand Patel and the Commissioner, Rural Development, Vijay Nehra, who together steered the fight against the pandemic and roped in temple trusts, agricultural cooperatives and the market networks to achieve these numbers.
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