TIMES NOW celebrated the success and achievements of Indians across the world with the announcement of the winners of 2nd TIMES NOW ICICI Bank ‘NRI of the Year’ awards.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and other dignitaries. In this awards ceremony, Shah Rukh Khan was felicitated with India’s Global Icon Award.
The second edition of the NRI of the Year awards 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.
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. ”
With their grit and perseverance, Non Resident Indians have achieved tremendous success in various fields in the countries they have chosen to adopt as their homes.
Many NRIs are accomplished politicians, scientists, sportsmen, businessmen, professionals and academicians in various countries and TIMES NOW ICICI Bank ‘NRI of the Year’ awards recognize the success of these achievers. The event was attended by a distinguished audience of Government Officials, Bollywood Stars, the winners of Femina Miss India 2015, CEO’s & Business owners.
|List of Winners 2015|
|Categories||Name of the Winner||Country|
|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|