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The winners of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards
Vicky Nanjappa in Bangalore | January 09, 2008 19:51 IST
The recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, presented by President Prathibha Patil at the valedictory function of the 6 th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, at Vigyna Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Dr. Naveenchandra Ramgoolam - Prime Minister of Mauritius.
Neville Joseph Roach - Chairman of TCS-FNS, an Australian Banking solutions company acquired by Tata Consultancy [Get Quote].
Dr Ravi Pillai - He has a major presence in the oil and gas sector in Saudi Arabia and has set up the Upasana Hospital and Research centre in India.
A P S Mani - Founder and coordinator of Indian Community Activities in Tokyo.
Judge Ajith Swarn Singh - District Judge in New Zealand [Images].
Rafiudin S Fazulbhoy - Founding member of the Indian school at Jeddah and the Indian Pilgrims' Welfare Forum.
Bicky Chakraborty - A leading hotelier in Sweden. He is a role model for Indian immigrants to Sweden.
Krishnamurthy Kumar - The founding governor of the Indian Business and Professional Council, under the aegis of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Lord Karan Bilmoria - Chairman of the Indo-British Partnership and also the representative Deputy Lieutenant of the London [Images] Borough of Hounslow.
Dr Thomas Abraham - Contributed towards the NRI-PIO movement in the United States and mobilised Indian students to form the India club of Columbia University in 1974.
Dr Joy Cherian - Founder of the Indian American Forum for Political Education.
The National Council of Indian culture, Trinidad and Tobago - The NICC is actively involved in propagating India's cultural values and ethics in Trinidad and Tobago.