~ Registrations begin to the most coveted awards ~
With the number of Indians reaching the pinnacles of success globally rising every day, TIMES NOW has announced the launch of the 3rd Edition OF TIMES NOW ICICI BANK NRI OF THE YEAR AWARDS to celebrate their achievements. Starting Oct, 2015, TIMES NOW and ICICI BANK invites Global Indians from the field of Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Academics and Business Professionals.
As the world goes digital, a fresh looking website where people can nominate themselves or someone they know in few easy steps. In order to make the work of individuals known, viewers can log on to www.nrioftheyear.com and register in a bid to get the much deserved respect, recognition and fame.
The awards are open to any NRI, OC or a PIO who has stayed in USA, Canada, UK, UAE, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand & Singapore for a stipulated amount of time and has made a mark in his/her respective field. In addition to the categories there are three distinct awards India’s Global Icon, Popular choice and The Special Jury Award. The entire process of the awards right from the nominations to choosing the winners will have a five tier evaluation process managed by EY.
The last 2 editions of the awards have garnered tremendous response and have witnessed an amazing turnout. Celebrities, business professionals and entrepreneurs from all walks of life have graced the event before. From Amitabh Bachchan winning the Global Indian Icon of the Year in the first season to Shahrukh Khan winning in the second, there has been no dearth of prominent faces coming together for such a noble cause hosted by TIMES NOW and ICICI Bank. With the launch of the 3rd season, TIMES NOW and ICICI BANK aims to take the initiative a notch higher. With extensive multi-media marketing campaigns across all mediums globally, TIMES NOW and ICICI BANK is leaving no stone unturned in recognizing the ones who have caused a change through their work and actions.
Ms. Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank added “Our journey with the NRI of the Year awards – a platform for honouring achievers of the NRI community – is entering its third year. With each passing year, these awards have grown in importance as they have recognised achievers from different geographies and reached newer audiences. These awards reaffirm our commitment towards the NRI Diaspora, and give us an opportunity to celebrate their outstanding accomplishments.”
Naveen Chandra, Head- International Business, Times Network added “Given the tremendous achievements of the Indian Diaspora globally, there wasn’t an award recognising their success achieved through grit and perseverance in various countries. We spotted the gap and with the support of ICICI bank and GIIS have been able to build a great distinctive awards. The new website takes the nomination process experience of this third edition to a new level and we hope this will help multiply global entries for the much coveted awards.”
Atul Temurnikar, Chairman and Co–Founder Global School Foundation, Singapore added “The overseas Indian community, which includes illustrious industry leaders like Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella and Indra Nooyi, among others, is an acclaimed source of inspiration for young minds. As one of world’s leading K-12 schools, we motivate our students to become responsible contributors to the society, while empowering them with the skills to be future-ready citizens by imparting high quality education. We are proud to be a partner of ‘NRI of the Year’ with TIMES NOW and fully support their initiative to honour and recognise the outstanding work of the Indian Diaspora.”
The channel will be showcasing the steps taken to bring to light about the Indian’s who have done exceedingly well internationally as well. All the episodes along with the winner profiles will be broadcasted by TIMES NOW in its global feeds in more than 75 countries.
TIME NOW calls for entries across the globe to be a part of the celebratory extravaganza. NRI’s have gone on and tasted success in their respective fields in the country they chose to stamp their authority. All this has to be credited to their sheer will and hard work.
Through the NRI OF THE YEAR AWARDS, TIMES NOW and ICICI BANK are merely celebrating the much deserved personnel.
So, log on to www.nrioftheyear.com and register yourself and be a part of TIMES NOW and ICICI BANK’s act of giving!