Among his other
pursuits are his affiliations to country-wide prestigious associations
like being a past member of Film Censor Committee of Indian Motion Picture
Producers’ Association, an erstwhile Bombay University Professor and
Examiner in Law for more than 10 years, Examiner in Law of Shivaji
University, Member of Delhi University Senate appointed by President of
India, past member of Board of Studies and Faculty of Law of Bombay
University and President of Bombay Shareholder’s Association. He was
invited by Joint Select Committee of Parliament for Foreign Exchange
Regulation Act and also Sachar Committee on Companies Act to appear before
them and give his views and suggestions on the subject.
Mr. Mody is well versed in
Palmistry and Astrology, often a guest speaker at the meeting of various
organisations such as Lions, Rotary, Junior Chamber Jain Social groups
etc. and also on All-India Radio, Bombay T.V. etc. Past Deputy Governor,
At his instance Bombay
University has set up Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute Of Investment Studies
and has also set up Shri Dinesh Mody Numismatic Museum And Dinsesh Mody
Institute For Numismatics And Archaeology in its campus and named it after
him. As a return gesture he has agreed to donate his private coin
collection running in several millions of rupees to Bombay University and
also far donated ten million rupees in cash for construction of building
and maintenance thereof.
And while Mr. Mody has been
busy with all his above affiliations and associations, his social and
religious focus on Jainism kept to the forefront with various activities.
Mr. Mody is the Founder
Chairman of Federation of Jain Adhyaatm Study Circles and also Jain
Adhyaatm Vyakhyanmala Trust.
He has also published Jain
Religious Books, amongst which a book (600 pages) called "SAMKSHIPT JAIN
DARSHAN" in Gujarati which has undergone into 4 editions. This book has
been very popular throughout India. His book "PARMAAGM SAAR" (Gujrati) has
been sold out immediately on publication. His book "DHARM NO MARM" was
widely acclaimed in U.S.A. A book called "ANANYA SARAN" has undergone 3
editions is prepared for bringing succor, relief, hope specially who are
sick, unhappy, disappointed etc. Some of the hospitals in Bombay have
decided to keep couple of religious books written by him by the side of
every bed permanently, for the kind of solace they provide.
JAIN AAHAR proved extremely
popular and was reprinted 11 times in one year. His latest books "HEY
PRABHU" , "GYANI DASHA", "NAMOKAR MANTRA", "VYKTI ANE VYKTITVA" (Gujrati)
have been sold out immediately on publication. Book on "PRTIKRAMAN" has
gone into two editions.
Continuing in his role as a
writer, he regularly contributes articles on various subjects such as Law,
Judiciary, Economic and Political affairs, Finance and Investment, current
affairs, Jainology, etc. to various leading newspapers in India and abroad
such as Economic Times, Financial Express, Money, Vyapar, Bombay Samachar,
Money Times, Sandesh, Gujarat Samachar, Samkaleen, Afternoon.
He has been the Editor for
last Eleven years of magazine of Jain religion "ADHYAATM VIGYAN",
Organised several seminars, workshops, lecture series etc. on Jain
Religion and also pilgrimages, substantially financed by him.
Since last 3 years actively
pursuing to introduce a course in Jainology at under graduate level in
Mumbai and Gujarat University.