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



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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.
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