DR. MAHESH MEHTA
Dr. Mahesh Mehta is the Founder and Former President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America. He has been instrumental in starting several important organizations in USA and serving on their Boards and Committees. Friends of India Society International, India Development and Relief Fund, Hindu Student Council, Hindu Heritage Foundation of America, India Quality Group, Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of America. Dr. Mehta served as the Chairman of The Global Vision 2000 conference in 1993 at Washington DC. The conference attracted over 10,000 people from over 60 countries. Dr. Mehta has written many articles on the social, political and cultural aspects of life. His latest publication is the book entitled ‘Hindu Philosophy in Action’.
Dr. Mehta has taken initiative to establish a Forum for Global Indians for Bharat Vikas in USA in September 2013. Dr. Mehta is one of the Founder Trustees of Arundhati Vashishta Anusandhan Peeth, Prayag. He was appointed Director of AVAP in February 2009. Dr. Mehta is one of the Founders and a Director of Hindu University of America, Orlando, Florida. Dr. Mehta is the Chairman of Innovative Quality Group Inc that runs leadership seminars for young professionals in India. Dr. Mehta is at present the Vice President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad with an assignment of Global coordination of VHP organizational work globally. Over 40 years of global social service record; primarily focused on India, Indians, Hindus and Americans: areas of interest Hindu Dharma, philosophy, culture. Dr. Mehta holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry, a degree in Law and has done Post-Doctoral Research in Polymer Science and Technology. He has several technical publications in scientific and technical journals and Patents.