Mathur Madhabhai Savani
Born (1963-01-12) 12 January 1963 (age 61)
Khopala, Botad, Gujarat, India
  • Social activist
  • Business person
  • Chairman at Savani Jewellery l Chairman at Kiran Hospital - Surat[1]
  • President at Saurashtra Jaldhara Trust
  • Trustee at Samast Patidar Samaj Trust - Surat
  • Member of Working Committee - Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB)[2]
Known forWater conservation in Gujarat
ChildrenMehul Savani - Lipsa Savani
AwardsPadma Shri

Mathur Madhabhai Savani is a businessman and social worker from Gujarat, India. He established a diamond firm Savani Brothers. He worked in the field of water conservation in Saurashtra region of Gujarat..


Mathur Madhabhai Savani was born on 12 January 1963 in Khopala, Bhavnagar district (now Botad district), Gujarat, India. He completed his primary education in his village. He migrated to Surat in 1975 and started working in the diamond industry in Gopipura area. Later he established a diamond firm, Savani Brothers, in 1980. During on of his business trips, he was impressed by the water management in Israel and decided to establish an organisation in Indian aimed at water conservation.[3]

Social work

He established Saurashtra Jaldhara Trust to spread awareness regarding water conservation in 1997. He carried out awareness campaign and took walks across dry and water short Saurashtra region of Gujarat. He worked extensively to construct check dams across Saurashtra by community participation and government support.[3][4] He later cofounded "Beti Bachao Abhiyan" to spread awareness regarding female infanticide.[3]

Water conservation

Save the girl campaign 

For the Save the girl child campaign:

Construction of Gadhpur Township for 1200 low income families.

Natural Farming {Prakrutik Kheti) Public Awareness Campaign

900 bedded Kiran Multi Super Specialty Hospital and Kiran Medical College in Surat.

Awards and honors

He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in 2014 for his contribution in social works.[3][5][6]

Mathur Savani Received Padma Shri Award From President of India 2014

Apart from this he was awarded with more than 1000 awards and Letter of Appreciation by many voluntary educational institutes, associations and village committees of Saurastra,  Kutch & North Gujarat.


  1. ^ "Kiran Super Multispeciality Hospital". Archived from the original on 17 August 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Surat Diamond Bourse".
  3. ^ a b c d "7 Gujaratis in Padma awards list". The Times of India. 26 January 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Mathurbhai Savani is master organizer". DeshGujarat. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards Announced". Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 25 January 2014. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Paresh Rawal, Mathur Savani presented Padma awards". DeshGujarat. 26 April 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014.