Dr. Mukund Mehta, M.D. (Patho.) is a multifarious personality. He is a senior Pathologist from Ahmedabad (India). He holds a certificate of ” Fitness Specialist” from world renowned Dr. Cooper’s Aerobic Center in Dallas (Texas). He is director of “Fitness Plus”, only fitness clinic of its type all over Gujarat. He is the Managing Trustee of ” LAUGHTER MOVEMENT FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS” a charitable trust with 80/G registration
Since last 40 years he is much involved in the field of ” Physical Fitness and Health Education. He is founding member and Secretary of ” Runners Club Ahmedabad ” He is also convener of ” Laughing Club Ahmedabad ” which has more than 300 branches all over Gujarat. He has developed this Laughter Therapy as a mode of Special exercise therapy -an ultimate mode of simple exercise which anybody – old or young-Men or Women can do without any harm. Laughing Club has no membership fees nor any Registration Fees .Laughing Club has more that 30 thousand members in Gujarat.
“As a Health Awareness program coordinator he started a continuous Project”. Health, Fitness and Laughter Therapy ” in 1996 during this time he was visiting many Rotary Clubs and give lecture and demonstration on Laughter Therapy.
Dr.Mehta is writing regularly about Health and Fitness since 1992 in Gujarat Samachar. He has published six books on his favorite subject named ” Fitness ” , ” Health Titbits ” , “Arogya ni adi Liti – Sidhi Liti”,”Health Highway”,”Fitness Fundamentals” and “Find your Fitness” His book ” Fitness ” has been given a first prize by Gujarat Sahitya Academy in 1999.He has given many talks and interviews on Radio and Television concerning health and Fitness.
His intense desire was to do something for Society. This must be the reason that he has left 35 years of his lucrative practice as a Pathologist and has taken voluntary retirement from his profession since last six years. He now enjoys writing, reading and giving lectures on his favorite subject “Health, Fitness and Laughter Therapy”.
Dr. Mehta believes in the motto -“Sound Mind in Sound body “. He takes care about his health by doing exercise regularly. He has been given a special” Life time achievement award ” by Gujarat Government in the year 1997 for his social work in the field 0f Health and Fitness.
His habit of keeping everybody laughing by telling humorous anecdotes and jokes is very much known in his vast friend circle. If you want to arrange lecture or want to establish a ‘Laughing Club” in your area in Ahmedabad or in any city in Gujarat, contact him.
He is a Rotarian since 40 years. This year only he was made Honorary Rotarian by Rotary Club Kankaria.He was president of Rotary Club Ahmedabad (North) in the year 1998-99…During his Rotary years he attended one International Conference many district conferences, He has visited North America, Canada, Australia & Singapore under International Friendship exchange programs arranged by Rotary International. He is a Paul Harris Fellow and a 100 per center during his active Rotary year.