Published on Monday, January 16, 2012
Kuwait NRI receives GIA-International Excellence Award-2012



Latest News

GIA-International Excellence Award-2012 ceremony and the Felicitation function for the delegates to Pravasi Bharatiya Divas-2012 was held at New Delhi YMCA, Jai Singh Road on 10 January 2012 at 7.00 P.M. ernational dignitaries. The ceremony was inaugurated by Shri. T.K.A Nair, Advisor to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. GIA International Excellence Award 2012 was presented by Shri T.K. A. Niar to 14 Awardees from different countries around the globe. The awardees have been selected from different spheres of life with credible contribution to the society with special emphasis on the initiatives undertaken for the welfare of the Indians abroad. There were separate awards for social workers, professionals and entrepreneurs on country basis. The Award ceremony was graced by around 150 NRI delegates representing various Indian organizations around the world who are part of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2012 which was celebrated by Govt. of India from 7-9 January 2012 at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Along with Award Distribution Ceremony, Bharata Natyam was presented by Revathi Verma Vayalar (Grand Daughter of Legend Vayalar Ramaverma) and Kathakali was presented by International Kathakali Centre, New Delhi. Global Indian Association (GIA) is an international platform for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) around the world and returned NRIs to unite together to present, share and solve the issues related to migration and work, welfare activities, co-ordination with Government of India and the Embassies of the respective countries in India. Global Indian association stands for the unity and amalgamation of Indian associations around th in the august presence of national & international dignitaries. The ceremony was inaugurated by Shri. T.K.A Nair, Advisor to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. GIA International Excellence Award 2012 was presented by the Principle Secretary of the Prime Minister of India, Shri T.K. A. Niar to 14 Awardees from different countries around the globe.

The awardees have been selected from different spheres of life with credible contribution to the society with special emphasis on the initiatives undertaken for the welfare of the Indians abroad. There were separate awards for social workers, professionals and entrepreneurs on country basis. The Award ceremony was graced by around 150 NRI delegates representing various Indian organizations around the world who are part of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2012 which was celebrated by Govt. of India from 7-9 January 2012 at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Along with Award Distribution Ceremony, Bharata Natyam was presented by Revathi Verma Vayalar (Grand Daughter of Legend Vayalar Ramaverma) and Kathakali was presented by International Kathakali Centre, New Delhi.

Global Indian Association (GIA) is an international platform for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) around the world and returned NRIs to unite together to present, share and solve the issues related to migration and work, welfare activities, co-ordination with Government of India and the Embassies of the respective countries in India. Global Indian association stands for the unity and amalgamation of Indian associations around the globe along with its own crystal clear objectives of serving the Indian Diaspora in a multi-pronged way with diversified international dignitaries. The ceremony was inaugurated by Shri. T.K.A Nair, Advisor to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

GIA International Excellence Award 2012 was presented by Shri T.K. A. Niar to 14 Awardees from different countries around the globe. The awardees have been selected from different spheres of life with credible contribution to the society with special emphasis on the initiatives undertaken for the welfare of the Indians abroad. There were separate awards for social workers, professionals and entrepreneurs on country basis. The Award ceremony was graced by around 150 NRI delegates representing various Indian organizations around the world who are part of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2012 which was celebrated by Govt. of India from 7-9 January 2012 at Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Along with Award Distribution Ceremony, Bharata Natyam was presented by Revathi Verma Vayalar (Grand Daughter of Legend Vayalar Ramaverma) and Kathakali was presented by International Kathakali Centre, New Delhi. Global Indian Association (GIA) is an international platform for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) around the world and returned NRIs to unite together to present, share and solve the issues related to migration and work, welfare activities, co-ordination with Government of India and the Embassies of the respective countries in India. Global Indian association stands for the unity and amalgamation of Indian associations around the globe along with its own crystal clear objectives of serving the Indian Diaspora in a multi pronged way with diversifiedapproaches. At present GIA has considerable Indian Diaspora representation in a number of countries and support base is increasing.

The List of GIA Awardees are:

1. Justice Ajit Swaran Singh, New Zealand
2. Dr. Surinder S. Malhotra, President, Indian Overseas Congress, USA
3. Paul Karukapillil, New York, United States (Chairman, FOKANA)
4. G.K. Pillai, Huston, United States (President, FOKANA)
5. Sasidharan Nair, Huston, United States (Founder President, FOMA)
6. Biju Abel Jacob, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (TV Journalist)
7. Aliyar Abdul Majeed, Riyad, Soudi Arabia
8. S.A. Labba, Chairman, Indo Arab Socio Cultural Organisation (IASCO) Kuwait
9. Shaji John (Treasurer, FOKANA)
10. George M. Kakanattu, United States (Global General Secretary, World Malayalee Council)
11. B.K. Sudarshan, Singapore
12. Vinodkumar Govan Rowjee, Lenasia, South Africa
13. Viju V. Nair, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
14. Revathy Verma Vayalar, New Delhi
15. Sunanda Nair, United States of America
16. Jebamalai Vinanchiarachi, Vienna, Austria
17. Raouf Bundhun (Former Vice President of the Republic of Mauritius)
18. Dr. Kul Bhushan Sharma (Lusaka, Zambia)
19. Vinodkumar Govan Rowjee, Lenasia, South Africa
20. Rahavan Seetharaman, Doha, Qatar
21. H Hendry Wickramasinghe, Colombo, Sreelanka
22. Kamal (K.P) Singh, Canada
23. T.C. Ahmed (Kuwait)
24. P.K. Kabeer, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.

Express your comment on this article


Name  
Email    
Comment
characters remaining  
Human Verification Code Type the Numbers you see in the picture below.


Disclaimer: The views expressed here are strictly personal and IndiansinKuwait.com does not hold any responsibility on them. We shall endeavour to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libellous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.
IIK Special...
Image
Man with a Vision to Fly High with Maharaja, Mr.Ajay Sinha
Born and brought up at Delhi, Mr Ajay Sinha, Country Manager, Air India, Kuwait joined Air India at...

Image
Down the lane of makeovers, the Kuwaiti Dinar
Ever since the installation of an independent currency for Kuwait in 1961, the Kuwaiti Dinar, it ha...

Image
Mahatma Gandhi lives in Kuwait
The title might jolt the readers out of their senses. When IndiansinKuwait.com staff met Mi...

Image
Corporate Lessons from a Comedian
Sometimes comedians can make serious sense! The other day I was watching an interview (https://www....

12345678910...
IIK Dine Out...
Image
Enjoy the Rich Exotic Cuisine at Oriental Restaurant
One thing that a person just can’t resist is a platter of delectable food. Oriental Restaurant a m...

IIK Sports...
Image
AVC – Kuwait Conducts Draw of ‘’Bridgestone & Castrol Cup’’ All India Open 7 A Side Football Tournament
AVC Kuwait conducted the draw of their All India Open 7 a side Soccer tournament in Kuwait titled “...

Image
Indian Football Academy Kuwait organizing ‘5 A Side Crazy Football Tournament’
The Indian Football Academy Kuwait (IFAK) is organizing a ‘5 A Side Crazy Football Tournament’ on t...

Image
Cricket coaching camp for boys between the ages of 8 to 12
A Cricket coaching camp for boys between the ages of 8 to 12 is scheduled to begin by the first wee...

What's On...
Sep
19
Image
Nair Service Society (NSS) Kuwait’s Onam Celebrations on Sept. 19
Sep
19
Image
Kuwait Tamil Sangam (KTS) celebrating Navarathri Vizha 2014
Sep
19
Image
KKMCC Jahra Branch Organizing Free Medical Camp Screening
Sep
19
Image
AVC – Kuwait Presents ‘’Bridgestone & Castrol Cup’’ All India Open 7 A Side Football Tournament
Sep
19
Image
Nair Service Society (NSS) Kuwait’s Onam Celebrations on Sept. 19
Sep
19
Image
Gulf Voice of Mangalore Season 4 Kuwait SemiFinals on sep 19
Sep
19
Image
Idukki Association Kuwait (IAK) Celebrates EID-Onam on 19th Sep at Kabad
Sep
19
Image
Venmony Pavasy Association organizing Onam on 19 sep 2014
Sep
26
Image
Udit Narayan and Aditya Narayan Musical Live in concert “Papa Kehte Hain”
Sep
26
Image
Tamil Art Gallery presents Super Dancer on 26th September
Sep
26
Image
Pathanamthitta District Association’s Onam Festival Celebrations - Sraavana Pournami 2014
Sep
26
Image
Telugu Kala Samiti organizing "Chitra"lahari musical night
Sep
26
Image
Tamil Art Gallery to present Super Dancer - A mega dance program on 26th Sep 2014.
Sep
26
Image
PALPAK to Celebrate PONNONAM on 26 September 2014
Oct
3
Image
Angamaly Pravasi Association Onam celebration
Oct
3
Image
Angamaly Pravasi Association ONAM-2014
Oct
5
Image
Kerala Latin Catholic Kuwait, organizing Onam Celebration & Unit Assembly on 05th Oct 2014
Oct
17
Image
North Kanara Association organizing “NKA-K CRICKET TROPHY 2014“
Oct
24
Image
THANIMA organizing Gulf Mart Onathanima on 24th Oct 2014
Oct
31
Image
IKFS to conduct seminar on Aspect of College Ragging and Potential loss of children to Parents
Nov
7
Image
Vanithavedi Kuwait conducting competition for “Thiruvathirakali”
Nov
7
Image
Sath Panvdde – Konkani Musical Show in Kuwait
Nov
14
Image
IIT IIM Alumni Asscociation - Kuwait organizing Kuwait Open Quiz 2014
Its your portal, its your platform, so get involved.




NEWS
WHATS'ON
ASSOCIATION NEWS
EDUCATION
IIK TECH
IIK SPORTS
LIFE STYLE
YATRA
DINE-OUT
AUTOMOBILE
IIK YOUNG REPORTER
CLASSIFIEDS
FORUM
GREETINGS
GALLERY
ENTERTAINMENT
PLACES IN KUWAIT
CONTACT US