The Dadi Nani book was launched in Pune on December 30, 2007 in association with Crossword Bookstore. The Chief Guest was Dr. Saroja Bhate, Sanskrit scholar. The Guest of Honour was Mrs. Chandrakala Shetty, a social activist. Dr. Rupali Seth read out excerpts from the story contributed by her mother, Mrs. Savita Khanna.
The Dadi Nani Foundation Charitable Trust was also announced at this event by the Managing Trustee, Mr. Ashok Mathur, who is a graduate of IIM Ahemdabad. The trust is honoured to have as trustees Dr. Jaswant Krishnayya, retired professor of Computer Science at IIM Ahemdabad; Mr. Prasanna Joshi, qualified Chartered Accountant; and Dr. Keshav Rae, an academic associated with business schools. Other trustees are Mrs. Pamela Mathur, Pune, Mr. Satish Mathur, Mumbai, and Mrs. Manjula Mathur, Mumbai. The trust will be formally ready by March 2008.
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