Dr. Sudhir Parikh felicitated by Rajkot’s famous Marwadi University

Provost of Marwadi University Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, 4th from left and his team, Bharat Mehta of Narmada Bal Ghar-Morbi, Dr. Sudha Parikh, Dr. Sudhir Parikh, and University officials pose for a photo Feb. 14, 2023. Photo: courtesy Marwadi University

U.S. -based community leader and doctor, Padma Shri recipient Dr. Sudhir Parikh and Dr. Sudha Parikh, visited Marwadi University Feb. 14, 2023, in Rajkot, Gujarat. He was joined by founder of Narmada Bal Ghar – Morbi, Bharat Mehta.

The guests were welcomed by University Registrar Naresh Jadeja and Dean Dr. R. B. Jadeja. Dr. Parikh also met with University Provost Dr. Sandeep Sancheti. They exchanged ideas with the organizers of the event and the teaching staff at the University as well as the students.

Dr. Sudhir Parikh, during a visit to Marwadi University in Rajkot, speaking to the gathering Feb. 14, 2023. Photo: courtesy Marwadi University
Founder of Narmada Bal Ghar-Morbi, Bharat Mehta, speaking at the Feb. 14, 2023, event to felicitate Padma Shri Sudhir Parikh at Marwadi University in Rajkot, Gujarat. Photo: Marwadi University

Dr. Parikh showed deep interest in the various activities of the University and showed eagerness to help with them and be involved with them.

Dr. Parikh also met with the faculty at large. Addressing the gathering, Dr. Parikh said he was very happy that a well known educational institution like the Marwadi University was offering international level opportunities to the students.

Dr. Parikh also visited the library, the science lab, and the Startup and Entrepreneurship center. He also observed the latest research done by the students. He also learnt about the experiments on marble waste and product development at the Materials Lab.

Praising this, Dr. Parikh said, “Such products have commercial value,” and that he is ready to contribute in any manner in its development. He also met the team of students at the Startup center.

Marwadi University Provost Professor (Dr) Sandeep Sancheti, welcoming Padma Shri recipient Dr. Sudhir Parikh, and Dr. Sudha Parikh to Marwadi University, Rajkot, Feb. 14, 2023. Photo: Marwadi University

Dr. Sancheti presented Dr. Sudhir and Sudha Parikh with shawls felicitating them.

Rajkot-based M University is a reputable educational institute of India. Its curriculum is designed keeping in mind a wide perspective where the personalities of youth can develop to their full potential.

It University offers diplomas and degree courses at undergraduate, graduate, levels.

Students of Marwadi University in Rajkot, listen to special guests Dr. Sudhir Parikh and Dr. Sudha Parikh, Feb. 14, 2023, during their visit. Photo: courtesy Marwadi University

Junior research positions, fellowships as well as in undergraduate and graduate and doctoral degrees are available  for studies in engineering, technology, sciences, business management, law, philosophy, pharmacy, and computer science.

A highlight of the University is the quality of the professors and their deep knowledge of their subjects and the methodology of teaching. The University has 750 staff members.

Students at the Materials Lab at Marwadi University discuss the new products from marble waste with Dr. Sudhir Parikh and Dr. Sudha Parikh, during their visit to the University Feb. 14, 2023. Photo: courtesy Marwadi University.

The University includes facilities for students to live on campus, health awareness and fitness center, library, cafeterias, and gardens. Students from other countries are also part of the student body.

The University conducts rich cultural activities.

From left, Bharat Mehta, founder of Narmada Bal Ghar-Morbi, Dr. Sudha Parikh, Dr. Sudhir Parikh gesturing as he makes a point, and Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, at a discussion Feb. 14, 2023, in Marwadi University, Rajkot. Photo: courtesy Marwadi University.

In a letter of appreciation Dr. Sancheti told Dr. Parikh the visit was very productive. “Your observations and inputs in our  marble  waste  and  slurry  project  were  both informative and engaging, and it truly captured  the attention  of our faculty. We also acknowledge your appreciation  of these projects having commercial value and may be taken further to industry level transformation,” said Dr. Sancheti in his letter.

“We were thrilled with your kind gesture to support the ongoing and upcoming projects in all possible ways on the development of the eco-efficient construction  composites as well.  Your willingness to share the experiences and connect in thoughtful discussion with the young entrepreneurs at the MUIIR cell was invaluable, and it created an environment of learning and growth that will benefit our community for years to come,” Dr. Sancheti added.



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