Since 2000, the Group has been undertaking computer education for nearly 3500 students annually between the ages of 12 and 16, introducing children from deprived backgrounds to computers. The group also undertakes philanthropic activities like computer education to children from lower strata of society through its group companies.
The Group along with AMA-Ahmedabad Management Association (India’s premier management training Association set up more than 5 decades back by the Father of India’s technological revolution Dr. Vikram Sarabhai) has set up J B Shah-AMA Center for Shipping and Logistics with the aim of providing professional leadership in Shipping and Logistics. The Centre is already functional. It also annually organizes a “Mr. J B Shah Memorial Lecture” on current topics of Logistics.
The group has also set up a Community Hall in the premises of the Vile Parle Medical Club in Juhu. This is an air conditioned hall with a capacity of over 300 persons – Dr.Ushaben Jasvantlal Shah Memorial Hall.
Besides this, the Group actively participates in women’s education and try to bring them to the forefront by offering concessions and support in the different training programmes.
All women enrolling for courses at JBS Academy are offered a 10% discount in fees.
The Group regularly makes generous donations to various other causes.