Born in 1954, into a poor Mill worker's family, Gopal Shetty was the eldest of the siblings of six. Rebelling against caste discrimination at an early age at a Convent School and dropping himself out, he diverted his youthful energies into the formation of "Yuvak Mandal" in 1968 at Poinsur for providing Civic necessities to the Slums like drinking water, providing electricity, Balwadis and other needs.
- Lokarpan Samaroh of Mini Garden at 90 Road, Thakur Complex, Kandivali (E).
- Pratishta Programme at Ekta Ground, Borivali (w)
- Opening Ceremony of Toilets at Priyadarshini School, Charkop Sector No.7, Kandivali (w).
- Defence Minister Hon. Shri. Manohar Parikar at Lokarpan of "Hindi Vivek" at Probhondankar Thackrey H