President of India Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam unveiled the UNESCO’s World Heritage Plaque at Jami Masjid, Champaner on 11th November 2006. He was accompanied by Governor of Gujarat Shri Naval Kishore Sharma and the Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modi. The programme was jointly organized by Heritage Trust, Vadodara and the ASI.
Heritage Trust President Shri Karan Grover, Committee member Prof. Ghanshyam Joshi and Shri Sumesh Modi featured in the 10 minute slot for an episode of Siddhartha Kak’s famous TV serial ‘Mano ya Na Mano’ in which they presented valuable information about Champaner.
Heritage Trust undertook the task of surface cleaning of Malek Sandal Vav situated on a private land at Champaner with financial support from INTACH, UK.
Shri Munavvar Hussain’s (a taxi driver by profession) paintings of Champaner were appreciated and put on the Heritage Trust calendar for the year 2007.
Heritage Trust completed 3 Projects sanctioned by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation.
- Walks on Baroda: An easy to use map featuring 4 Heritage walks in the walled city
- A book on Baroda for Children
- A set of Panels on Heritage Structures of Baroda.