At the recently concluded Pravasi Bharitya Divas held in Kochi, the President of Indian Pranab Mukherjee gave away the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards to 15 eminent overseas India for their outstanding contribution for enhancing India’s prestige in a tangible way.
The award winners for 2013 are:
Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag, President of Mauritius;
Mr. Gurdip Singh, Australia-India Society of Victoria;
Mr. Ashok S Vaswani, Guinea;
Dr. Narayan Namboori, Indian Doctors Forum, Kuwait;
Tan Sri Ravindran Menon, Malaysia;
Dr. Rasik Bihari Joshi, USA;
Dr. Satendra Kumar Singh, Fiji;
Dr. Gilbert Kalabari, Reunion Islands;
Mr. Modh Rabi Karuvantari, Mr. Ismail Ibrahim Ibrahim, South Africa;
Mr. Baba Pandaringa, Abu Dhabi, UAE;
Ms. Patricia Rosario, UK;
Dr. Narendra Ramkrishnakumar, USA;
Mr. Subhash Razdan, Chairman and Co-Founder of Gandhi Peace Foundation, USA
Prof (Dr) Gurcharan Chatwal, Germany.