Other Activities

a) The Trust has published or has caused publication of biographies of Kasturbhai Lalbhai, Sir M. Visweswariah, V.M. Salgaocar and A.D. Shroff. A.D. Shroff’s biography entitled “Ä.D. Shroff – Titan of Finance and Free Enterprise” by Sucheta Dalal, was published by Penguins India at the behest of the Trust to coincide with his birth centenary in 1999-2000.

b) A book, “Barons of Banking – Glimpses of Indian Banking History” by B.K. Dadabhoy, was published by Random House India at the behest of the Trust, and released by Dr. Y.V. Reddy, former Governor, Reserve Bank of India, in October 2013. The book highlights the contributions of six distinguished personalities from the world of Banking - Sir Sorabji Pochkhanawala, Sir Purshottamdas Thakurdas, Sir Chintaman D. Deshmukh, A.D. Shroff, H.T. Parekh and R.K. Talwar – who not only played a pioneering role in the growth of institutions which they founded, or were actively associated with, but left an indelible mark on the banking industry as a whole.

c) The Trust has also published, for free distribution, a book entitled “Inclusive Globalization – The Next Transition (including India & China)” authored by Miss Piya Mahtaney, Economist and Author. The book was released at the hands of Mrs. Usha Thorat, former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and the then Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning.

d) To coincide with A.D. Shroff’s birth centenary, on an appeal made by the Trust, the Government of India released a commemorative stamp in honour of A.D. Shroff in 1999.

e) A couple of seminars and a few presentation contests for management students have also been arranged.