Best NRI Award 2003

NRI Institute bestows Excellence Award of the year 2003 on Dr. Chandrakant Sardeshumkh.

Dr. Chandrakant Sardeshmukh is getting an award on 12 January, NRI Day, in New Delhi for his contribution to promotion of Indian music and culture as a non- resident Indian (NRI), in countries abroad.

This is an NRI Excellence 2003 award. The awarding organization is the NRI Institute, New Delhi. The award will be given by hands of former Prime Minister of India, Mr. I. K. Gujral.

The British High Commission is hosting a dinner on 11th night to honor the awardee-NRIs.

Dr. Chandrakant is also invited to perform a recital at the end of award ceremony.

For further information
Mr. Jagmohan Singh, Secretary General or Ms. Neloufer Tekchand, Director,
The NRI Institute, NRI Institute, JMS House, C 367 Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024
Phones: 51551045 / 51553802 ·3 / Cell. 9810410430 / 98110 89556.
Email: /

The NRI Institute is an international organisation of Indians and Non Resident Indians. It aims to keep Indians well informed about the achievements and problems of NRIs through conferences, seminars, journals and exchange of visits of delegations. The institute also promotes NRI investments in India and paves the way for them in this regard with an effective approach to the Government and other authorities.

The institute was founded in the year 1989 and has so far organised 24 International Conferences apart from other promotional activities and several significant seminars on various important issues. With a past record of 12 international conferences in India and 12 in USA! , UK, Bangkok, Singapore and Bahrain, the institute has also organised several successful symposia on specific issues from time to time at the national level.

To coincide with The Second Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the NRI institute is celebrating NRI DAY. The morning inaugural session is dedicated to issues of concern to the NRIs for effective future investments in the States of the Indian Union, with a spotlight on increasing economic ties between India and Britain, Presents a unique opportunity to meet Non Resident Indians from all over the world, on 12th January 2004, The Grand Intercontinental Hotel, New Delhi.

The former Prime Minister of India, Shri I K Gujral, will inaugurate and give the awards. Shri S S Dhindsa, Union Minister for Fertilizers and Chemicals, Dr L M Singhvi, Chairman, Shri R L Bhatia M P, Member, Committee of Indian Diaspora will address the various sessions. This event offers an exclusive opportunity to interact with a select group NRIs and the captains of the India Business world. His Excellency Michael Arthur, the British High Commissioner to India has consented to speak on the occasion.

Excellence Awards for the year 2003 will be presented on the occasion.

The British High Commissioner to India, H.E. Michael Arthur will be the Guest of Honor for the dinner session at 7.30PM at Taj Palace Hotel, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi. He has invited the awardee-NRIs for a reception on the 11th January 2004, 6.00 PM, at his residence.


NRI Institute bestows Excellence Award of the year 2003 on Dr. Chandrakant Sardeshumkh.