The 4th trip of the Zoroastrian Return To Roots program kicked off today in Mumbai. Over 24 Zoroastrian youth from USA, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Pakistan and United Arab Emirates will participate in a 13 day trip through Mumbai and Gujarat.

At the opening orientation ceremony at the Cusrow Baug Pavilion, Aban Marker-Kabraji, Co-Chair; and Arzan Sam Wadia, Program Director; welcomed the participants and gave them a brief outlay of what the RTR program is about, a brief historical overview of the program since inception and its hopes for the future.

Aban outlined the support and belief of worldwide Zoroastrian institutions, organisations and individuals who see value in the program and what it offers and come out in support of it in various ways including funding, logistics and support.

The RTR Fellows intrdouced themselves and spoke about what they hope to take away from the intensive 13 day program.

Over 4 years and 4 trips the RTR Fellows now numbering 65, have become empowered ambassadors as they return to their communities world over.

Always envisioned as a youth-driven initiative, this year’s program is primarily run by RTR Alumni Zubin Gheesta and Sheherazad Pavri of Mumbai, Ruxshin Dinshaw and Natasha Karanjia of Karachi, and Kayras Irani of Vancouver.

Follow the journey of these 24 youth over the next 13 days by following their Facebook Page and Instagram Feed.

By Mehernaaz Shovir Irani 





NIH Honours Neville Sanjana

Neville Sanjana was recently conferred ‘The New Innovator Award’ as the outstanding Indian American Scientist 2017, by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and its Office of Strategic Coordination’s The Common Fund. Neville is among the seven Indian-American scientists selected for National Institute of Health Awards 2017. A core faculty member at the New York Genome Center and an assistant professor of biology at New York University and of neuroscience and physiology, Neville was selected for his project, ‘In Situ Functional Genomics to Understand Transcriptional Regulation’, which basically utilises new technologies for large-scale DNA synthesis and gene editing which can be applied to gene regulation, cancer evolution and metastasis, drug resistance, cancer immunotherapy, neurodevelopmental disorders and synthetic biology.

Earlier Neville has achieved a doctorate in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT; B.Sc in Symbolic Systems; and a BA in English literature from Stanford University. He has also been a recipient of the ‘Kimmel Scholar’ Award; the ‘Melanoma Research Alliance Young Investigator’ Award; the ‘NIH Pathway to Independence Award’; and the ‘Paul Allen Institute for Brain Science Next Generation Leader’ Award.


Monaz Gandhi Receives “The Harvey Excellence Awards”

Monaz Gandhi Receives “The Harvey Excellence Awards As The Youngest Achiever & The Most Valuable Harvey Indian For Her Invention Of MONTEA – The India’s First Teaching Robot

Monaz Viraf Gandhi With Both Harvey Excellence Trophies For MONTEA

LONDON – 01 October 2017 – Ms. Monaz Viraf Gandhi slams historical special category award ton by bagging two high profile awards namely The Harvey Youngest Achiever 2017-2018 and The Harvey Most Valuable Indian 2017-2018 at The Harvey Excellence Awards hosted on 27 September 2017 at London.

Monaz Viraf Gandhi, A Mumbai based pre-school teacher working at The Learning Curve, Mumbai has created historical innovation named MONTEA who is the India’s first Humanoid Teaching Robot. MONTEA has claimed worldwide recognition in the field of education through the promotions and campaigns organized by SXRC – USA all over the world in different schools and colleges and other testing laboratories. Due to the overwhelming performance of MONTEA worldwide, SXRC Board Members had proposed the name of newly invented and demonstrated MONTEA to The Harvey Awards Council, London, UK with its performance reports, demonstration videos and other necessary documents.

27 September 2017, The Harvey Excellence Awards hosted at London witnessed live demonstration of the last minute entry of MONTEA demonstrated by Dr. Shivani Rawat, Chief Technical Assistant,

SXRC Bengaluru. The hair raising test scenarios stunned the audience where in MONTEA replied to technical questions of each subject asked by the audience to the point and very rapidly along with it MONTEA also showed his dance skills, karate skills, cricket skills, badminton skills and many other hair raising skills. After the demonstration, The Harvey Excellence Awards Council announced The Youngest Achiever 2017-2018 Award and The Most Valuable Harvey Indian 2017-2018 Award under the special awards category for Ms. Monaz Gandhi who is the creator of MONTEA.

Harvey Youngest Achiever Award

Most Valuable Harvey Indian Award

Dr. Shivani Rawat received the award on behalf of Ms. Monaz Gandhi at London said, “I thank all the dignitaries present here, The Harvey Excellence Award Members, SXRC Members and all who have directly or indirectly helped in the creation of MONTEA on behalf of Ms. Monaz Gandhi whose innovation you all just witnessed on this big stage and I can feel the wow in each one of your eyes which has left you fixed on the chairs. Congratulations Ms. Monaz Viraf Gandhi for your great achievement at these Harvey Awards and we wish you all the success in your life with MONTEA. This is your first step out of the cradle and we wish you create footsteps for the younger generation to come in this field and carve a new digital age for the future.”


Dr. Harvey Weber, The Chairman and Co-Founder of “The Harvey Excellence Council” said, “We have no words for what we saw before 30 minutes with the display of MONTEA. I can just say, that Ms. Monaz V Gandhi deserves to be the youngest achiever and for decades to come, she will be remembered as the creator of the First Indian Teaching Robot that will be a new companion for the kids who have desires to learn. Just as we have laptops, tablets, mobiles at present where students watch videos and learn, after a few years, students will buy a portable MONTEA to teach them the concepts of theories and practical usage and make learning real fun for the students and kids. Congratulations Ms. Monaz! We are proud that we witnessed your creation on this great stage and we wish you a successful career ahead with MONTEA and other projects in your lineup.”.


SystemX Research Centre is the world’s Digital Innovation Centre which researches on transforming medical systems with software defined machines and solutions that include high end and precise quantum computing and artificial intelligence making them connected, responsive and predictive. SystemX shares this innovative knowledge with medical industry giants enabling them to form high quality medical instrumentation which works for the benefit of the patients.



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SystemX Research Centre – PR Department

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Sunday, December 3, 2017 is a day to be blocked by all Zoroastrian children. Due to an overwhelming response, all Registration Forms are to be submitted latest by November 15, 2017 to any one of the following:

  1. S.S.C. Schools : Mrs. Silloo Commissariat Tel. No. 23075591(9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.)

  2. Colaba & Cusrow Baug: Mrs. Jeroo R Irani Tel. No. 9920758587

  3. Godrej Baug, Neapean Sea Road, Kemps Comer : Mrs Yasmin U Dhanda Tel,No.: 9820343322

  4. Tardeo, Grant Road: Mrs. Dinaz Raimalwalla: Tel. No. 9769428280

  5. Dadar Mrs. Veera D. Mundroina Tel 9769801389/8779445962

  6. Mahim : Mr Kobad Kerawalla Mob. No. 9930468716

  7. Bandra: Mrs. Kashmíra Kapadia Mob. No.9819231825

  8. Western Suburbs :Mrs. Hutoxi D.AibaraTel, No. 26700583/9821227009

  9. Rustom Baug, Jer Baug, Mazgaon, Vikhroli and Eastern Suburbs2Mrs. Nilufer R. Dalal Tel. No. 9821582496

  10. Navroz Baug, Wadia Baug, Mr Nariman Mehta Tel. No. 022 24714244

  11. Thane :Mr. Bomi Boyce Tel. No. 9820333847

12 Pune: Mrs. Veera Patel Tel .No. 9850645908

For enquiries, please contact:
Mrs.Dinaz Raimalwalla:Tel. No. 9769426280
Mrs. Yasmin U Dhanda: Tel. No. 9820343322



All India Zoroastrian Youth Meet at Panchgani


Dr. Zelda Vispi Dadachanji has topped the Maharashtra University exams of M.S. Ophthalmology

The young and brilliant Dr. Zelda Vispi Dadachanji has topped the Maharashtra University exams of Master of Surgery in the specialty of Ophthalmology (M.S. Ophthalmology).

Dr. Zelda, M.B.B.S. M.S.(OPHTHAL), did her Master of Surgery from the prestigious Nair Hospital (T.N.M.C.) in Mumbai securing First State Rank with Distinction in the Mumbai University exams held in 2017. She will be awarded a gold medal for the same by the college.
Dr. Zelda completed her M.B.B.S from the prestigious Sion Hospital (LTMMC & GH) Mumbai. She was consistently amongst the top five students of her batch and was also awarded the Ratan Tata Scholarship for being a merit ranker holder.

Well done!!!

Courtesy: Jam-e-Jamshed




Dr. Roozan Bharucha’s Quantum Computing & Artificial Intelligence Theories

Carnegie Mellon University includes Dr. Roozan Bharucha’s Quantum Computing Theories & Artificial Intelligence Theories into its Information Technology Engineering Syllabus.


AI-Prosthetics QChip-Processor


Dr. Roozan P Bharucha


Quantum Bit Architecture (Qubit)


WASHINGTON – 29 July 2017 – Carnegie Mellon University, USA has the acquired educational license to use Dr. Roozan Bharucha’s Quantum Computing & Artificial Intelligence Theories into its Information Technology Engineering Syllabus from the SystemX Research Centre, USA. Carnegie Mellon University has acquired the educational printing and publication rights for Roozan’s Law for Quantum Computing, Roozan’s Law for Artifical Intelligence, Roozan’s First Law of Quantum AI Devices,


Roozan’s Second Law of Quantum AI Devices and Roozan’s Quantization of Charges Theory.


Dr. Tony Carnegie, Chairman of The Educational Committee, Carnegie Mellon University said, “We are glad to obtain the educational rights for Dr. Roozan Bharucha’s Quantum Computing & AI theories as this new technology will make our students aware of the upcoming future computing technologies that are destined to rule the IT Industry on a whole. Imagine the large sized computers requiring large cooling mechanism for their processor in comparison to the small finger nail sized Quantum Computing Chip used by AI-Prosthetic Group of devices which are highly precise, powerful, lightning fast and highly compact in the instruction sets for their programming. The man who has powered the large scale devices and reduced their dimensions by a lakh of times, his works are worth to be included in the education system to enable our students learn and understand the future technology. We thank SystemX Research Centre for coordinating with Dr. Roozan Bharucha and granting us the educational rights for his theories from the bottom of our heart. We also thank and like to show our gratitude to the powerful innovator (Dr. Roozan Bharucha) whose imaginations have led to the creation of these wonderful devices that will change the lives of lakhs of the physically challenged people. We all at the University including the Students, Staff and all the other members bow down to the talented young scientist Dr. Roozan Bharucha and thank him for donating us the educational rights for using his technical theories.”


Dr. Zayra Pathan, Chief Technical Officer, Carnegie Mellon University presented the briefings of the Roozan’s educational rights granted theories as given in the article below:

  • Roozan’s Law of Quantum Computing: “In a Quantum Computing Device, the performance of the device is equivalent to the algebraic product of the ionic charges trapped and inversely proportional to the cube of the half the total number of ionic charges trapped.”
  • Roozan’s Law of Artificial Intelligence Systems (Quantum Computing Only): “The Quantum AI device implements the learning by taking the Euclidean difference of the nearest probabilistic outputs for the given set of input variables represented as O=|X – P(Oi)|, where O is the output function, X is the set of input variables and P (Oi) is the probabilistic function of the output variabl”


  • Roozan’s First Law of Quantum AI Devices: “The Quantum AI device capability to handle the cubits is directly proportional to the number of Nano-transistor filters used in the development of the quantum chi”
  • Roozan’s Second Law of Quantum AI Devices: “The Quantum AI device must implement the cooling function that is a product of the 0.354th power of the number of qubits handled by the device and the clock frequency of the trapped ionic energies within the syst”
  • Roozan’s Law of Quantization of Charges: “The ionic charges trapped within the system of Quantum Devices is a function of the product of the total positive ionic charges and total negative ionic charges and inversely proportional to the total number of ionic charges present within the syst”


Dr. Daniel Torfan, Founder, SystemX Research Centre said, “Dr. Roozan’s theories on Quantum Computing & AI form the basic core of the Quantum Devices and its technology. The world’s first Quantum Computer which is still under testing at the various prestigious institutions of the world also obey’s Dr. Roozan’s theories of Quantum Computing. These theories will lead to the development of various new Quantum Computed Devices that will change the face of the Information Technology Engineering in the near future. AI- Prosthetic Device Group uses the world’s first qubit based computation chip embedded safely into these devices making them more precise, intelligent and rapid in response than any other computation chips. As the AI-Prosthetic Group of devices are about to be launched into the open market in September, we are being approached by many Universities for including the technological theories into their IT Engineering Syllabus and we have started offering them the technology theories one by one for teaching their students. As per request of Dr. Roozan Bharucha who is the sole and original patent holder for these theories which shall be transferred as usage and modification rights to our SystemX Research Centre before launching, we are not charging any fees for offering our technology theories for educational purposes.”


Dr. Sudhanshu Roy, Technical Advisor, Carnegie Mellon University said on an ending note, “The theories of Dr. Roozan Bharucha are thoroughly read and understood by the entire educational committee prior to including them in our syllabus. These theories include heavy mathematical proofs that are powered by Dr. Preeti H. Dhamelia & Dr. Sharmeen Mehta who are very senior team members of the AI-Prosthetic Device Group Team at the SystemX Research Centre. We thank each of these three scientific professionals on behalf


of our University, our Staff and our Allumni, for giving us the educational rights of Quantum AI Devices theories to our University without any charge of fees. Also, they being situated in India, they will conduct webinars for our University Staff and Students to make them better grasp and understand these new technologies.”



SystemX Research Centre is the world’s Digital Innovation Centre which researches on transforming medical systems with software defined machines and solutions that include high end and precise quantum computing and artificial intelligence making them connected, responsive and predictive. SystemX shares this innovative knowledge with medical industry giants enabling them to form high quality medical instrumentation which works for the benefit of the patients.



Ms. Soumya Patel

SystemX Research Centre – PR Department

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Research Department: AI – Prosthetics

Stage of Research: Post – Research Clinical Testing

29 July 2017, PRESS RELEASE ID: SX1707029A


Young Professionals Program (YPP)


The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program is open from June 14 – July 28, 2017. Please, make sure you meet all the eligibility requirements before you start the application process.

NEW! Check out the Facebook Live: Q&A with World Bank Young Professionals Program for useful tips and information.


Program Features

Selection Cycle

Application Process

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group.

It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group (WBG). The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources and others.

To be competitive for this highly selective program, candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to development, proven academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.

We value diversity in our workplace and encourage qualified men and women with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. Since its inception, the YP program has hired over 1,700 people who hold or have held positions ranging from entry-level to vice presidents and managing directors. It is a unique opportunity to experience development and gain exposure to the World Bank’s operations and policies.

Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. Young Professionals are offered a five-year renewable term contract, spend 24 months in a structured development program, and enjoy a variety of benefits and opportunities.




Success Story – Ruzbeh Gev Master

Ruzbeh Gev Master, a 19 years young engineering student from Surat has designed the world’s first all wheel drive bike and has gained an entry in the Limca Book of Records. He has received an international patent for designing a low cost and high technology bike. He has also made a hybrid bike. He is making a four seater sports car with a rear engine and rear wheel technology. He is studying in the 4th semester for B. E. at Bhagwan Mahavir College, Surat. His father Gev and grandfather both have been professors at Surat’s SVNIT. (See attached article with his photos in Gujarat Mitra newspaper of Friday 7th July 2017)

Kudos to Ruzbeh. May you achieve greater success.

Marzban Giara


Calling all Zoroastrian Soccer lovers!!!

Get ready TODAY for the Z Unity Cup in September!


Details are below:


What: 10th Zoroastrian Unity Cup – Soccer Tournament
When: September 2-3, 2017
Where: Aviation Park, Redondo Beach, CA, USA

Registration: $95 USD – early bird pricing ends June 25th
Team Members: 6 (min) – 8 (max) and can be co-ed or sign up as an Individual Participant



Contact Zamyad Meherji @ 647-834-2494 or zamyad.m@gmail.com for more details and to form a team.




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