Times Now announces NRI Of The Year 2 winners

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Times Now announces winners of NRI Award
Times Now announces winners of NRI Award

Times Now celebrated the success and achievements of Indians across the world with the announcement of the winners of 2nd Times Now ��NRI of the Year�۪ awards, powered by Global Indian International School (GIIS).The ceremony was graced by the presence of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and other dignitaries. In this awards ceremony, Mr. Shah Rukh Khan was felicitated with India’s Global Icon Award.

The second edition of the Times Now NRI of the Year awards powered by Global Indian International School was awarded to 16 individuals under 7 different categories ��� Entrepreneur, Professional, Academics, Art & Culture, Philanthropy, Special Jury Award, and India�۪s Global Icon Award. The achievers are contestants from 4 regions – North America, UK, Middle-East & ASIA PACIFIC.

On this occasion Ms. Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank said, “ICICI Bank is happy to present the second edition of ��Times Now NRI of the Year�۪ awards. The overwhelming response that we received last year has inspired us to reach out to more NRIs across the globe and make this event even bigger. We have been serving the NRI community for more than a decade. These awards give us the opportunity to honour members of the NRI community and felicitate them for their outstanding achievements.”

M.K. Anand, CEO and MD, Times Network, said “Times Network informs, entertains and engages over 100 million urban affluent viewers in India and is available in 76 countries across the globe.��Our channels are known��for their high quality of programming and audiences in all the markets they serve.��NRIs are a very important audience for the content we create�۝
Naveen Chandra, Head- International Business, Times Network added, ���The NRI of the Year awards is the most distinctive awards for Indians globally and we have received an overwhelming 30,000 registrations online and the multiple Jury rounds ensure the winners are high quality. Among the winners this year are Senators, winners of the Pravasiya Bharati Award, CEOs of global banks, and some very rich and accomplished Indians; with the youngest winner being 14 years while the oldest is 83 years. We hope to build this further into more markets and reaching out to more accomplished Indian Diaspora.�۝

Atul Temurnikar, Chairman and Co���Founder Global School Foundation,Singapore, “The 21 million Indian Diaspora now have a reputed and robust recognition platform to showcase their extraordinary contributions to the 1.2 billion strong Indian community. The commendation conferred by the ‘NRI of the Year Award’ to these outstanding individuals with remarkable achievements, is a befitting honour. As an international school where excellence is in the DNA, GIIS is proud to be a co-founding partner of the ‘NRI of the Year Award’ with Times Now.”

Winners of NRI Of The Year 2

India�۪s Global Icon
Shah Rukh Khan
India

Special Jury Award
Satya Nadella
North America

Academics
Vallamkonda Nagamani Teja
Asia Pacific

Kehkashan Maushum Basu
Middle East

Sarthak Sinha
North America

Professional
Anju Jaswal
Asia Pacific

Dr. Rahavan Seetharaman
Middle East

Subhash Chandra Basu
North America

Gaurav Atreja
United Kingdom

Philanthropy
Bharat Kumar Jayantilal
Middle East

Dr. Asha Seth
North America

Manjit Singh Nijjar
United Kingdom

Art & Culture
Tripti Mukherjee
North America

Entrepreneur
Harindarpal Singh Banga
Asia Pacific

Arun Agarwal
North America

Dr. Ravi Pillai
Middle East

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