Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Community Affairs

Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)

Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)

Every year CGI, New York celebrates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in month of January. During PBD celebration individuals and Organization who belongs to various fields have been recognized for their outstanding service to the Community.

Below is the List of Individuals/Organizations recognized in 2019 & 2020.

2019

S. No

Name

Details

1

Mr. Deep Gupta

Asian Indian Americans of Central Pennsylvania

2

Mr. Niranjan Neil Patel

Federation of Indian Associations, Ohio

3

Mr. Suresh Sharma

MILAN Cultural Association, Connecticut

4

Mr. Ramesh Patel

Federation of Indian Associations, NY-NJ-CT

5

Ms. Smiti Khanna

Association of Indians in America

6

Ms. Latha Mangipudi

State Representative, New Hampshire

7

Ms. Jayashree Vorungati

Indian Association of Greater Boston

8

Prof. Indrajit Saluja

The Indian Panorama

9

Shanti Fund

Shanti Fund is committed in spreading Gandhian principles to promote peace and enlightenment through education

10

Mr. Narasimha Shenoy

Asian American Chamber of Commerce, PA

11

Dr. Naveen Mehta

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, USA

12

Jaipur Foot USA

For their exceptional humanitarian work, not only in India, but other parts of the world by providing prosthetics or artificial limbs, calipers and other physical aids and appliances, free of charge

13

Mr. Ram Gadhvi

Global Organization for People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)

14

Mr. Vishnu Mahadeo

Richmond Hill Economic Development Council

2020

SI. No.

Name

Details

1

Mr. Niraj J. Antani

State Representative, Columbus Ohio

2

Mr. Sanjay Chaubey

Lawyer, President of the Indo-American Lawyers Association

3

Dr. Avinash Gupta

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple of USA/ Indian Cultural & Community Center

4

Mr. Manish Ingle

Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia

5

Dr. Neeta Jain

Member of Indian Community, Democratic District Leader, New York Assembly District 25 Part B, Queens

6

Mr. Ramakrishna Kasarla

Federation of Indian Associations, Central Ohio

7

Ms. Sushma Kotahwala

The Association of Indians in America, NY Chapter

8

Dr. Renee Mehrra

Media Person

9

Mr. Lal Motwani

Global Organisation for People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)

10

Mr. Mohan Nannapaneni

TeamAid

11

Friends of MP NYNJ

Community Organization

12

Mr. Harinder S. Panaser

President, US SAARK Business Forum

13

Mr. Minesh C. Patel

Former President of Gujarati Samaj of NY

14

Mr. Vivek Patel

Member of Indian Community, He collected about USD$1.1 million on Facebook for the family members of the Martyrs of Pulwama terror attack.

15

Mr. Daniel Rajaiah

Indian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

16

Mr. Jitesh Rohatgi

Member of Indian Community, Founder Member of the Indian American political action committee of Lehigh Valley

17

Mr. Jagdish Sewhani

American India Public Affairs Committee, NY

18

Mr. Nikhil Shah

India Association of Rhode Island

19

Dr. Prasad Srinivasan

MILAN Cultural Association, Connecticut

20

Mr. Ankur Vaidya

Federation of Indian Associations, NY-NJ-CT

21

Mr. Nitin Vyas

World Vegan Vision