With their grit and perseverance,Non Resident Indians have achieved tremendous success in various fields in the countries they have chosen to adapt as their homes. Many NRIs are accomplished politicians, scientists, sportsmen, businessmen, professionals and academicians in various countries.
To recognize the successful Indians globally and to celebrate their achievements, Times Now, India’s popular English news channel from Times Group, India’s largest media conglomerate and with a presence in over 75 countries has announced its new international initiative awarding the successful NRIs around the world. This award is open to any Non Resident Indian (NRI), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Person of Indian origin (PIO) who has resided in USA, Canada, Singapore, UK, Middle East including Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait for a minimum of 2 years and will have a five tier evaluation process managed by Ernst & Young.
The first edition of the Times Now ICICI Bank NRI of the Year awards powered by Global Indian International School (GIIS)will be held at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai in March 2014. The various episodes of the Awards including winner profiles will be broadcast on Times Now in its global feeds in over 75 countries. The final Awards show will also be broadcast in India.
The Awards will be given in 6 different categories – Entrepreneur, Professional, Student, Arts/ Entertainment, Philanthropy and Social Good and contribution to India. The nominations are open and close on 16th February 2014.
The start of the nomination process has been announced with a highly intensive multimedia marketing campaign including print, radio, online, social and on-ground across various countries. To nominate yourself or someone you know, please log on to www.nrioftheyear.com .
Times Now is available in the USA on DISH Network DTH and Dishworld IPTV in multiple packs (Hindi Mega Pack, Hindi Premium Pack, English News Pack, World News Pack, and also in the Indian Language Packs – Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, Urdu on Dishworld) . (EPG #709 ).
In UK, Times Now is available online at www.timesofindia.com/timesnow.tv