Birth Date : 9th May 1948.

Education : Commerce Graduate

Professional Background :

  • Diamond Exporter.
  • The Restorer’s (Any object bringing back to life with proper Planning, Passion & Skill).
  • Shankheshvarr Creations (Manufacturers of 24kt Gold Forming Jewellery).
  • Arihant Travels.

Vision :

Work for the betterment of the community, believing in three basic principles of Jainism: - Ahimsa (Non Violence), Aparigrah (Non Possessiveness), Anekantvad (Multiplicity of views)


MISSION :

“BELIEVE IN HUMANITY” always inspires everyone to share their abundant blessings with those who have few or none at all, thereby reducing wastefulness and creating values.”


ACTIVISM :

Strongly opposed Government of Maharashtra's proposal to take charge of temples with Annual Income of more than 5 lakhs. Instrumental in getting a minority status to Jains in Maharashtra.


TRUSTEE & OFFICE BEARER :

Mahashweta Jain Sangathana (Maharashtra/Karnataka) – a State level organization of Maharashtrian Shwetamber Murtipujak Jain


APPOINTMENTS BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA :

  • Committee Member of “2600th Janma Kalyanak Celebrations of Bhagwan Mahavir”.
  • Special Executive Officer .
  • Peace Committee Member.
  • Member of Steering Committee of the “Citizens Committee for Communal Harmony” during Godhara Riots.

HOBBY :

Photography :- Joined Photographic Society of India (PSI) in the year 1991 and enjoyed and learned at various photographic workshops and outings organized by PSI and became President in the year 1998 – As Golden Jubilee President Organized 50th All India Photography Exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai which was appreciated by the members of Press & Media fraternity Striving on basic principle of “Believe in Humanity”, joined Lions World in the year 1978-79.



JOURNEY IN LIONISM



1978-79

1979-80

1981-82

1982-83

1983-84

1984-85

1985-86

Joined Lions Club of Prabhadevi.

Member - Board of Director.

Club Treasurer.

3rd Vice President.

2nd Vice President.

1st Vice President.

President - Awarded Best President of 323 A.

District Chairperson DIABETES

1987-88

Conducted Diabetes Camp in 85 Police station of Greater Mumbai

ZONE CHAIRPERSON 323 A

1988-89

Organized Zone Social Out of Mumbai with participation of more than 200 members .

BEST ZONE CHAIRPERSON of Dist 323 A

District Chairperson CANCER DETECTION

1989-91

  • First time in District Cancer detection camps were organized and thousands of people were benefitted.
  • 1st time Mammography Camp was Organized at K.E.M Hospital with the help of Dr Laxmi Naidu from U.S.A.

District Chairperson BLOOD COLLECTION

1991-92

More than 3000 bottles of Blood were collected..

District Chairperson MEASLES MINUS

1992-93

A booklet on Measles minus was published in 3 languages English, Hindi & Marathi and was distributed in all Schools and was appreciated by parents.

REGION CHAIRPERSON

1993-94

Time bound Region Conference with attendance of 500 members at Ravindra Natya Mandir Auditorium.

Best Region Chairperson from District 323 A1

District Chairperson EXTENSION

1994-95

9 new Clubs were extended

District Chairperson TWINNING

1997-98

  • 7 Mega Medical Camps organized in Association with Mumbai Police.
  • Twinning Fund Raising programme & Honoring of Editors .
  • 1st time Dandiya Rass Programme was organized on Grand Scale in M.D.College, Parel Ground with participation of more than 3000 Lions & Family members.
  • Function was organized to observe 50th Death Anniversary of Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhi

District Chairperson
SIGHT FIRST

1998-99

  • 500 IntraOcular Lenses were Donated to Srilanka Lions
  • 117 Eye Check up camps were organized in slum area where in approx 40,000 peoples were benefitted.
  • Eye Check up Camp with Distribution of Free 2000 Spectacles to visitors of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak on 6th December who came from remote areas of Maharashtra

JT. CABINET TREASURER

1999-00

1st time in History of 323 A1, Accounts were finalized & audited within 1 day i.e. on 1st July and Cash refund of Rs.1000/- was given to each member..

District Chairperson ACTIVITIES

2000-01

  • 2 Mega Medical checkup camps were held for Railway Police & their families where in 750 members were benefitted
  • 1st Medical Camp in Arthur Road Jail, where in 1800 under trials were benefitted
  • 580 Blood collected & 2600 person were benefitted in Medical checkup camps held at Police Arms Division.
  • Donated Wheelchair & Jaipur Foot at Mahavir Viklang Trust.

CABINET SECRETARY

2001-02

  • Dist. Conference & PST Schooling held for the 1st time for 2 consecutive days.
  • District Conference was Organized for 2 Days with Banner Presentation
  • 2nd time INR 1,000/- refunded back to cabinet members from their cabinet dues.

District Chairperson MEMBERSHIP

2004-05

Motivated People and Gained 20% positive membership growth

District Chairperson FELLOWSHIP

2007-08

Organized successful fellowship programmes for Lions

District Chairperson ADMINISTRATION

2009-10

Time to time advice was given for smooth functioning of District Administration & Clubs.

CABINET TREASURER

2010-11

  • Excellent financial Knowledge helped to save District fund for more than 9 lacks and transferred to District Mercy Mission Account
  • BEST CABINET TREASURER of 323 Multiple (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh)
  • 3rd time INR 1,000/- refunded back to cabinet members from their cabinet dues.

Executive Director FINANCE

2012-14

Advice was given to Dist. Cabinet Treasurer and controlled finance of District.

Humanitarian Service

2014-15

  • Organized donation of 2 Dialysis Machine which was installed at Lions Janseva Charitable trust in Satara, Maharashtra.
  • Jointly organized free Pilgrimage tour for Senior citizens from Maharashtra
  • Eye Check up & Color blindness for Drivers of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation
  • Blanket, Notebooks Distribution.
  • Donated Blood Glucose Monitor Machine at 5 different Institutes to conduct camps for Needy.

2015-16

2nd Vice District Governor 323 A1

2016-17

1st Vice District Governor 323 A1

District Governor 3231 A1



EVENTS ATTENDED IN LIONISM

  • Multiple Conventions.
  • All India Lions Meet.
  • ISAAME / Area Forums.
  • International Conventions.

AWARDS & REWARDS

  • Best President
  • Lion of the Zone in combined District 323 A
  • Lion of the Year
  • Best Zone Chairperson
  • Best Region Chairperson
  • Best Cabinet Treasurer of Multiple District 323.
  • 2 International President’s Leadership Medals
  • 11 International President’s Appreciation Certificates.
  • "Samjshri" prestigious title by Indian Council of Management Executives, Bombay.
  • "Manpatra" from Non Governmental Organization for Social Activities.