New Global Indian Excellence Awards 2013 held at Kerala on 5th January

New Global Indian Excellence Awards 2013 held at Kerala on 5th January. NGI Knowledge Exchange, India’s Onus, a networking platform for Indians across the world, hosted an award ceremony at Hotel Dream, Kochi. On this occasion, 9 persons of Indian origin (PIOs) were felicitated for their contribution in various fields. Awards were given to the contributors in the field of ecology protection and conservation to wealth managers, philanthropists and even for academicians. NGI awards recognize those who have made a difference in their professions or businesses, and positively impacted upon the lives of others.

These awards of excellence are also designed to honour individuals and organizations that recognize the important connection between humankind and nature, to celebrate their success and inspire others to make such exceptional behavior the norm. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is organized by the Government of India in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

In a sterling acknowledgement of their calibre and achievements, 9 NRIs have been awarded with the prestigious New Global Indian (NGI) Excellence Award for outstanding achievements in their respective fields. The event was attended by several dignitaries of India,Mr.  Mahen Utchanah, former Tourism Minister, Mauritius , distinguished representatives of Indian industry and notable members of the Indian diaspora.

Mr Ishwar Ramlutchman was the youngest amongst the reciepient’s .”It is a great honour to receive this award. I would like to thank NGI and the Indian diaspora for recognising my achievements, and for placing me amongst such awe-inspiring company as my fellow award recipients,” said Ishwar Ramlutchman. “With the support and encouragement of our company’s leadership, my team and I am dedicated to provide our customers with very innovative and experience-rich value propositions, thus adding “life to life.” It is a real pleasure to know that our work has captured the attention of many overseas and I am deeply humbled by being considered as an exemplary Non-Resident Indian.”

On receiving NGI awards, Ishwar Ramlutchman firmly believes in societal development and affirms “Community service means giving back to the culture and people that surround you. It means supporting the immediate community on a local scale.

Mr Ramlutchman dedicates all recognition and awards received, to his Divine Master, Sri Swami Sivananda, founder of the Divine Life Society and Swami Sahajananda, spiritual head of South Africa. He humbly said: I am thankful to my Beloved Master’s for having blessed me with the golden opportunities in life to serve mankind. It is with their inspiration that i continue to serve the people of my beloved country, South Africa.