You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Ahmedabad

CM to launch new version of 'Jewels of Gujarat'

DNAHM79677 | 1/6/2015 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :284

The book includes profiles of 100 renowned Gujarati personalities



A new version of the book, 'Jewels of Gujarat', compiled and published by Maneesh Media, will be launched on Tuesday by chief minister Anandiben Patel at YMCA club. The book includes profiles of 100 renowned Gujarati personalities from 14 countries across the globe.
The book will not be available for purchase by the public, and out of 5000 copies, 3000 will be distributed to libraries at schools, colleges, universities, and community centers, etc. The book also features four Gujarati women. Some big personalities covered in the book include Lord Dolar Popat, Ami Bera, Mukesh Ambani, Sir Jayantilal Chande, Kanak Khimji, Bharat Shah and Sunita Williams.
"Out of the100 personalities who have been covered in the book, about 75 will be present at the book launch. Unfortunately two of them passed away about a month ago," informed Chandmal Kumawat, chairman, Maneesh Media at a press conference on Monday.
Other books printed by the same publishers include Jewels of Rajasthan, which was launched in 2012, and Jewels of India- Leading Indian American Personalities, which was launched in 2013. The book launches were made during the 10th and 11th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, respectively.
"The India release of the book coincides with the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa in January 1915. This is why this updated version profiles 100 personalities. Also the book will provide examples to youngsters on the roles and contributions of Gujaratis in the world. It will help fulfilling the 'Make in India' dream of PM Narendra Modi," said Siddharth Kumawat, director Maneesh media.
A version of the book will also be available on the internet some time after January 13. There are no plans to translate the book.


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Ahmedabad

35 more talukas declared scarcity hit, relief work from December 31
DNAHM124170 | 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :422

The Gujarat government, on Monday, declared 35 more tehsils as scarcity hit in the state. The state government and Centre will pay relief of Rs 3,000 crore for the 51 scarcity affected tehsils in Gujarat. The government has declared the tehsils wi

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Guj energy min invites Nitish to Statue of Unity
DNAHM124171 | 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :161

Energy minister Saurabh Patel today met Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, and invited him to visit the Statue of Unity, which is slated to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31. The minister was slated to visit Bihar last week
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

GU goofs up with students' reassessment
DNAHM124172 | 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :167

The delay caused by Gujarat University in declaring result of reassessment as sought by the studentresulted in the student appearing for the exam after which he realized that he had passed in the subjects. Jaydip Makwana who is pursuing MA from GU ha
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

NID's film festival to showcase 76 films from 18 countries
DNAHM124173 | 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :215

The fourth edition of Alpavirama, Asian Short & Documentary Film festival of the National Institute of Design will showcase 76 films from 18 countries. The festival that begins on Tuesday will have film screenings, master class, seminars, etc

Add To LightboxCalculate Price