Financial Assistance 1996-1998

August 19, 2006 - Mr. Nanik Rupani releases ACE Letter :

Mr. Nanik Rupani released the inaugural issue of ACE Letter edited by Mr. Anant Pai and published by Lalit Media and Education Ltd. at a function held on August 19, 2006. He was also the Chief Guest at the Panel Discussion on "When and How of Value Education".

September 21, 2006 - Mr. Rupani addresses FICCI Meet:

Mr. Rupani delivered the Welcome Address at the International Conference on Indian Dyestuffs Industry on September 21 and 22, 2006 organised by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai. The theme of the Conference was: Strategies for Globalisation and increasing competitiveness of the Indian Dyestuffs Industry

October 24, 2006 - Mr. Nanik Rupani receives Kriyasheel Global Award-2006:

Sadguru Mangeshda Kriya Yoga Foundation has conferred its first Kriyasheel Global Award on Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy at a glittering felicitation function organized by the Foundation on October 24, 2006 at Bhaidas Hall, Vile-Parle. He has been honoured for his "tremendous administrative and leadership qualities" as a businessman and philanthropist.

November 3, 2006 - Mr. Nanik Rupani attends 4Ps Awards Function:

Mr. Rupani was invited at the 4Ps Business, Marketing and Advertising Power Awards Function organized by Planman Media on November 3, 2006 in Mumbai. He gave away Awards at the event.

November 7, 2006 - Priyadarshni Chairman addresses "SIMERGENCE"- 2006:

Mr. Rupani, was the Keynote Speaker at SIMERGENCE-2006 organised by Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and Research and Entrepreneurship Education on November 7, 2006 in Mumbai. The theme of the event was: India Inc.: On the path of conquest of the world.

November 17-18, 2006 - Chairman participates in the Leadership Summit:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy attended the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit organized by HTMedia Ltd. in New Delhi on November 17, 2006.

November 18, 2006 - Priyadarshni Academy collaborates with TAF:

Priyadarshni Academy supported the Inter-Disciplinary Seminar on Symmetry organized by the Teachers' Academic Forum under the aegis of Jai Hind College, Mumbai on November 18, 2006. The Seminar was an attempt to look at symmetry/ asymmetry from different perspectives. Mr. R. K. Vishwanathan, Advisor, and Mr. V. N. Gopalakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Priyadarshni Academy attended the Seminar.

November 22, 2006 - Mr. Nanik Rupani at Korean Products Show:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Co-Chairman, Western Regional Council, FICCI was invited for the reception ceremony of the Korean Products Show organized by the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, (KOTRA) in Mumbai on November 22, 2006. He also delivered a speech focusing on enhancing trade and economic relations between India and Korea.

December 8, 2006 - Mr. Nanik Rupani at the Giants Awards Function:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy, attended the Annual Convention & Awards Function organized by Giants International on December 8, 2006. He proposed a vote of thanks at the event.

December 15, 2006 - Chairman at the Interactive meeting with Consular Chief:

Mr. Rupani was invited at the Interactive Breakfast meeting with Mr. Glen Keiser, Consular Chief (Visa Section), US Consulate on December 15, 2005, organized by Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.

December 16, 2006 - Mr. Rupani addresses Consumer Meet:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Electronics &Telecommunications Committee of IMC, delivered the welcome address at the Consumer Meet "Telecom Issues" organized by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India and facilitated by IMC, Consumer Guidance Society of India and Bombay Telephone Users' Association on December 16, 2006.

January 16, 2007 - Appreciation Certificates presented:

H. R. College of Commerce and Economics organized a function on January 16, 2007 to felicitate 25 student co-ordinators who rendered their services on the eve of the 22nd Anniversary Global Awards Function of Priyadarshni Academy held on September 19, 2006.

February 2, 2007 - Bhajan Sandhya organized:

Priyadarshni Academy in collaboration with KC College organized a Bhajan Sandhya by Smt. Tabassum and Party on February 2, 2007 at the KC College Auditorium, under the National Integration through Dance and Music Project.

February 22-25, 2007 -

Priyadarshni Academy coordinated the visit of Mr. Roger Claar, Mayor of Bolingbrook and his delegation. The delegation participated in interactive sessions organized by K. C. College and the Indian Merchants' Chamber separately.

February 23, 2007 - Mr. Rupani attends the Krishna Leela Programme:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy attended the Krishna Leela Music Programme as Guest of Honour organized in aid of the Indian Cancer Society at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium on February 23, 2007.

March 1, 2007 - Interactive meeting on Union Budget 2007-2008:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Co-Chairman, FICCI (WRC) participated at the Interactive Meeting on Union Budget 2007-08 and the Economic Outlook organized by FICCI (WRC) and MEDC at the Bombay Stock Exchange Hall.

March 4, 2007 - Hindi play performed at I2IT

Priyadarshni Academy facilitated the performance of a Hindi Play titled Hiroshima Ki Kahani at the I2IT campus in Pune on March 4, 2007. The play was directed by Prof. Tomio Mizokami of Osaka University, Japan.

March 9, 2007 -

Mr. Nanik Rupani chaired the Interactive Business Meet on Agriculture organized by FICCIWRC and conducted by H. E. Ms. Mariann Fischer Boel, European Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

March 22, 2007 - Book Launch: 'The Cave of Freedom'.

Priyadarshni Academy organized a book launch on the occasion of Priyadarshni Academy's 23rd Annual Literary Awards and Scholarships Function on March 22, 2007 at the IMC Hall. A spiritual novel entitled 'The Cave of Freedom' written by V. Radhakrishnan and published by Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. , Delhi was released on the occasion.

April 21, 2007 - Mr. Nanik Rupani chairs Convocation function:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy chaired the Graduation Ceremony of the Diploma Programme in Voluntary Service Organisations of NMIMS University.

June 3, 2007

Priyadarshni Academy participated in the Human Chain organised by the Manch Mumbai Citizens in association with other NGOs to protest against the destruction of mangroves and saltpans on the eve of World Environment Day. Mr. V. N. Gopalakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Priyadarshni Academy, represented the Academy.

June 7, 2007 - Chairman addresses Rotary Meeting:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy addressed members of the Rotary Club of Bombay North on June 7, 2007 based on his biography: Success is our Birthright.

June 10, 2007

Mr. V. N. Gopalakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Priyadarshni Academy, participated in the Tree Plantation Programme organised by Sadguru Mangeshda Kriya Yoga Foundation at the spiritual village of the Foundation at Jambul Pada, Raigad District.

June 29, 2007 - Theme presentation on Mumbai Development:

Mr. Nanik Rupani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy and Chairman, Mumbai Development Committee of IMC presented the theme 'Problems of Urbanisation: Mumbai Development' at the Interactive Session with Dr. Jairaj Phatak, Municipal Commissioner of Greater Mumbai on June 29, 2007. The program was organized by Indian Merchants' Chamber.

July 19, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani was invited to a meeting to boost friendly ties between India and Korea hosted by H. E. Mr. Dong Yern Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea.

August 4-5, 2007

Mr. R. K. Vishwanathan, Advisor, Priyadarshni Academy participated in a Workshop on "Women in Management" organized by K. C. College of Management and Talk Shop.

September 7, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani was honoured by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh at the Centenary Day Celebrations of the Indian Merchants' Chamber for his services as its past President.

September 15, 2007

Mr. V. N. Gopalakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Priyadarshni Academy participated in the 'Environment Awards for Generation Next', programme organized by Manch North East Citizens Forum and Rodas Ecotel Hotel, Powai

September 16, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani felicitated Padma Bhushan Dr. L. H. Hiranandani on the occasion of his 90th Birthday, in Mumbai by presenting a memento on behalf of Priyadarshni Academy.

September 17, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani attended the 33rd Anniversary Celebrations & Awards Function of Giants International, in Mumbai.

October 30, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani was invited to an Interactive Meeting with H. E. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister and present Minister Mentor of Singapore, attended by a small group of opinion leaders.

November 5, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani attended the Interactive Session with Mr. P. Chidambaram, Union Minister for Finance, Govt. of India. Mr. Nanik Rupani, addressed a Press Conference organized by I Love Mumbai to protest against the redevelopment of Jyotiba Phule Market.

November 16, 2007

Priyadarshni Academy organized "Bhajan Sandhya" by Mr. Shyam Jha in collaboration with Jai Hind College under the National integration trhough Dance &Music Project.

November 21, 2007

Priyadarshni Academy in partnership with Chetana Foundation for Social Awareness Research and Development (CFSARD) and the American Centre organized the screening of the film "An Inconvenient Trust: A Global Warning" at the American Center Auditorium.

December 1, 2007 - Felicitated

Mr. Nanik Rupani was felicitated at the Convention organized under the aegis of Yuvak Biradari. Mr. Abhishek Bachhan was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

December 6, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani attended the interactive Meeting with Hon. Gordan Campbell, Premier of the Province of British Columbia, Canada and Mr. Gary Luton, Consul General of Canada, in Mumbai.

December 13, 2007

Mr. Nanik Rupani as Co-Chairman chaired the India-Spain Business Meet organized by FICCI (WRC), in Mumbai.

January 5, 2008

Mr. Nanik Rupani was invited as a Guest of Honour at the Convocation Ceremony of the MIT School of Business, Pune.

January 10, 2008 - Dinner Meet in honour of Mrs. Cherie Blair:

Priyadarshni Academy in collaboration with Eastern International Hotels Ltd. organized a Dinner Meet in honour of Mrs. Cherie Blair wife of former British Prime Minister Mr. Tony Blair and President of The Loomba Trust, UK & Mr. jayantrao Patil was the Chief Guest of the Function. The other dignataries present on the occasion were Mr. Raj Loomba, Founder Chairman Trustee, The Loomba Trust, Rt. Hon. Lord Dholakia, Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani, Hon. Sheriff of Mumbai and Mr. Jignesh Shah, Chairman & CEO of Financial Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.

February 21, 2008 - 24th Literary Awards & Scholarships Function:

Priyadarshni Academy presented Awards to three prominent writers in Hindi, Marathi and Sindhi languages at the 24th Annual Literary Awards and Scholarships Function. 93 Educational Scholarships were also presented to the meritorious and deserving students. Mr. Ganesh Naik, Minister for State Excise & Environment, Government of Maharashtra was the Chief Guest at the Function.

March 8, 2008

Mr. Nanik Rupani was a Speaker at a function to launch the biography titled "There is nothing like a self-made man" by Mr. P. P. Chhabria, Chairman, Finolex Group, in Pune on March 8, 2008.

July 15, 2008 - Healthy Youth Healthy India Project:

Mr. Milind Deora, MP, inaugurated the Awareness Programme on 'Healthy Youth Healthy India' Project, on July 15, 2008 at K. C. College auditorium in collaboration with the Association of Adolescent Child Care in India (AACCI) and K. C. College.