Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman (Overseas Indian Honour/Award) is the highest Indian award for Non-resident Indian and Overseas Citizen of India or an organisation or institution established and run by Non-Resident Indians or Persons of Indian Origin, constituted by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day), to honour exceptional and meritorious contribution in their chosen field/profession.[1] The award is given by the President of India.[2] Since 2016, the Government of India has doubled the number of awardees each year to 30 after a decision to grant the award once every two years.[3]

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman
Civilian award for contributions to International
The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil with the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awardees for 2009, at the 7th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, in Chennai on January 09, 2009.jpg
President of India and awardees at a Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in 2009
Awarded forto honour exceptional NRIs and PIOs
Sponsored byPresident of India
First awarded2003
Highlights
Total awarded136

Award criteriaEdit

 
Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman (PBS) is conferred for outstanding contributions in any of the following areas:

  1. "Better understanding of India"
  2. "Support to India’s causes and concerns in a tangible way"
  3. "Building closer links between India, the overseas Indian community and their country of residence;"
  4. "Social and humanitarian causes in India or abroad"
  5. "Welfare of the local Indian community"
  6. "Philanthropic and charitable work"
  7. "Eminence in one’s field or outstanding work, which has enhanced India’s prestige in the country of residence; or"
  8. "Eminence in skills which has enhanced India’s prestige in that country (for non-professional workers)."[4][5]

Awardees for 2003Edit

Country Name Description
  Mauritius Rt. Hon’ble Sir Anerood Jugnauth Prime Minister of Mauritius
  South Africa Prof. Fatima Meer She took active part in political, social and philanthropic causes, deeply influenced by the Gandhian values and approach
  Hong Kong Dr. Hari N. Harilela Business ventures and community welfare activities, he has been long considered the standard-bearer and the most recognizable symbol of the Indian Diaspora in Hong Kong.
  Oman Shri Kanaksi Gokaldas Khimji The Khimjis have utilized their proximity to the ruling family in the cause of the Diaspora and strengthening links between India and Oman.
  Kenya Shri Manilal Premchand Chandaria He has used his resources to propagate Indian ethos and values. He helped set-up Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Academy Society and Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund in Kenya.
  United Kingdom Navnit Dholakia, Baron Dholakia Lord Dholakia made significant contributions in the fields of community care and issues relating to ethnic unrest. He played an important role in addressing the sensitive issue of racial discontent.
  United States Shri Rajat Gupta Shri Gupta has embarked on work relating to community welfare and social and Philanthropic causes. He played a key-role in the establishment of the Indian School of Business at Hyderabad.
  Guyana Sir Shridath Surendranath Ramphal Sir Ramphal is a distinguished Jurist having been Solicitor General and Attorney General of Guyana and Member of International Commission of Jurists. Sir Ramphal also held positions of responsibility in international organizations such as Independent Commission on International Development Issues, Independent Commission on Disarmament and Security Issues, Independent Commission of International Humanitarian Issues and World Commission on Environment and Development, Chairman UN Committee for Development Planning and President, World
  Malaysia Dato’ Seri S. Samy Vellu Deputy Minister of Local Government and Housing (1978–79); Minister for Works (1979–85) and Minister of Energy, Tele communications & Posts, Malaysia (1989–95). He has been a Member of the House of Representatives of the Malaysian Parliament since 1974.
  Canada Ujjal Dosanjh In 1991 Shri Dosanjh was elected as Member of Legislative Assembly in the Vancouver Kensington constituency and then as Caucus Chair. He became the Minister for Human Rights, Multiculturalism, Sports and Immigration in 1995 and then was appointed the Attorney General of British Columbia. In a historic development, he was elected as the 33rd Premier and President of the Executive Council of the British Columbia, which is first for a person of Indian origin in Canada.

Awardees for 2004Edit

Country Name Description
  Thailand Dipak Jain Dean, Kellogg School of Management
  United States Kalpana Chawla NASA Astronaut
  Zimbabwe Ahmed Moosa Ebrahim Supreme Court justice
  Guyana Bharrat Jagdeo President of Guyana
  Fiji Mahendra Pal Chaudhry Fmr. Prime Minister of Fiji
  Kuwait Dr. Marian Chisti
  United Kingdom Lord Meghnad Desai Economist, Writer, Labour politician
  United States Narinder Singh Kapany
  United States Shashi Tharoor Politician, Diplomat, Writer
  New Zealand Sukhi Turner Fmr. Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand
  India P. Mohamed Ali Industrialist


Awardees for 2005Edit

Country Name Description
  Hong Kong M. Arunachalam President, Asia Pacific India Chambers of Commerce
  United States Jagdish Bhagwati Indian American economist
  South Africa Amina Cachalia Women's activist, politician
  Tanzania J.K. Chande Chancellor, International Medical and Technological University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  Germany Alokeranjan Dasgupta Poet, philosopher, academic
  South Africa Ahmed Kathrada South African anti-apartheid activist
  United States Sunil Khilnani Political scientist, writer
  Trinidad and Tobago Basdeo Panday Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
  United Kingdom Bhikhu Parekh member, British House of Lords
  United States Sam Pitroda Indian American entrepreneur and Indian communications policymaker
  United Kingdom Vikram Seth Novelist and poet
  United States M. Night Shyamalan Indian American film screenwriter, director and producer
  Fiji Vijay Singh Indo-Fijian golfer
  Sri Lanka A Vijayan Disaster Search & Rescue - Indian Ocean Tsunami
  United States Sant Singh Virmani Rice scientist
  United Arab Emirates M. A. Yusuff Ali Owner of Lulu Group International (Abu Dhabi headquartered Indian conglomerate)

Awardees for 2006Edit

Country Name Description
  Thailand Shivnath Rai Bajaj
  Israel Eliahu Bezalel
  Mauritius Abdool Raouf Bundhun
  Philippines Pratima Kale
  Saudi Arabia Majid Uddin Kazi
  Qatar C. K. Menon
  United Kingdom Gulam Kaderbhai Noon
  United States Sudhir M. Parikh
  Guyana Yesu Persaud
  Seychelles V. Ramadoss
  South Africa Sisupal Rambharos
  United States Niranjan S. Shah
  Hong Kong Rusy M. Shroff
  Singapore Shan V
  Réunion Jean-Paul Virapoullé
  United States Fareed Zakaria journalist, editor of Newsweek International

Awardees for 2007Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  United States Gopal Raju journalist, founder-editor India Abroad Media
  United Kingdom Lord Diljit Rana Hon. Consul Belfast, Managing Director Andras House Business
  Canada Dave Sukhdip Singh Hayer Member of Legislative Assembly of British Columbia Public Affairs
  United States Dr. Madhavan Anirudhan President Essen Nutrition Business
  South Africa Billy Nair Member of Parliament, ANC South Africa Public Affairs
  Kenya Pheroze Nowrojee Advocate, Human Rights Activist Community Affairs
  United States Nirmal K. Sinha Community Leader, Significant contribution to fostering friendship between India and USA Community Affairs
  Malaysia Tan Sri Dato K.R. Somasundram Executive Chairman, National Land Finance Co-operative Society Public Affairs
  Jamaica Kenneth S. Benjamin Founder and chairman of the Guardsman Group Business
  Germany Sibabrata Roy President Indo-German Society Hamburg, Promoter of Indian Culture in Germany Community Affairs
  United Arab Emirates Syed M. Salahuddin Managing Director, ETA-Ascon Group Business
  United Arab Emirates Dr.Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty Businessman Pharmaceuticals, Chairman Board of Governors Abu Dhabi Indian School Business
  Fiji Sir Moti Tikaram Justice, National President Fiji World Jurist Association Public Affairs
  Portugal Dr. Abdool Magid Karim Vakil President Comunidade Islamica de Lisboa Business
  United States Dr. Panchapakesa Jayaraman Writer, Promoter of Hindi language and literature Culture

Awardees for 2008Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Saudi Arabia Dr. Mohammed Roshankt Chairman of TCS-FNS
  Bahrain Dr. Ravi Pillai Managing director Nasser Al Hajri Corporation Business
  Mauritius Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam Prime Minister Mauritius Public Affairs
  Australia Neville Joseph Roach Chairman of TCS-FNS
  Japan A. P. S. Mani Founder and coordinator of Indian Community Activities in Tokyo
  New Zealand Judge Ajit Swaran Singh District Judge in New Zealand
  Saudi Arabia Dr. Rafiudin Fazulbhoy Founding member of the Indian school at Jeddah and the Indian Pilgrims' Welfare Forum
  Sweden Bicky Chakraborty CEO Elite Hotels, Sweden
  United Arab Emirates Krishnamurthy Kumar Founding governor of the Indian Business and Professional Council
  United Kingdom Lord Karan Bilimoria Chancellor Thames Valley University
  United States Dr. Thomas Abraham Founder chairman Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO Inc.)
  United States Joy Cherian Commissioner at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  Trinidad and Tobago National Council of Indian Culture NGO dedicated to the promotion of Indian culture in Trinidad and Tobago

Awardees for 2009Edit

Country Name[6] Field of Merit
  Malaysia Tan Sri G. Vadiveloo Community Service
  Bahrain Soman Baby Community Service
  Mauritius Shri Angidi Chettiar Public Service
  Madagascar Shri Ylias Akbaraly Community Service
  Netherlands Shri Ram Lakhina Community Service
  Oman P. N. C. Menon Philanthropy
  South Africa Shri Parmananthan ‘Prema’ Naidoo Public Service
  Suriname Shri Ramdien Sardjoe Public Service
  United Arab Emirates Shri J. R. Gangaramani Community Service
  United Kingdom Baroness Shreela Flather Public Service
  United States Prof C. K. Prahalad Management
  United States Prof. Sumit Ganguly Public Service
  United States Dr. Sampatkumar Shidramapa Shivangi Community Leadership

Awardees for 2010Edit

Country Name[6] Description Field of Merit
  United Arab Emirates Dr. Azad Moopen Chairman of Aster DM Healthcare Healthcare
  Tanzania Dr. Rajni Kanabar Work with the Tanzania Heart Babies Project. Healthcare
  Brunei Darussalam Shri Mohinder Singh Bhullar Community Service
  Fiji Shri Yanktesh Permal Reddy Community Service
  Japan Shri Ryuko Hira Community Service
  Japan Smt Dr. Ruby Umesh Pawankar Medicine
  Oman Shri Suresh Kumar Virmani Community Service
  South Africa Shri Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan Public Service
  South Africa Dr. Tholisiah Perumal Naidoo Community Service
  Thailand Shri Deepak Mittal Business
  Trinidad & Tobago Dr. Lenny Krishendath Saith Public Service
  USA Dr. Mani Lal Bhaumik Community Service
  USA Shri Ashok Kumar Mago Community Service
  USA Shri Upendra J. Chivukula Public Service

Awardees for 2011Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Australia Prof. Veena Harbhagwan Sahajwalla Science
  Canada Dr. Rajni Kanabar Arts
  Hong Kong Shri Harindarpal Singh Banga Business
  Israel Shri Hohammad Munir Nazir Hassan Ansari    Community Service
  Liberia Shri Upjit Singh Sachdeva  Community Service
  Malaysia Tan Sri Dato’ Ajit Singh Public Affairs
  New Zealand Sir Anand Satyanand Public Affairs
  Netherlands Shri Saleh Wahid Community Service
  Qatar Indian Community Benevolent Forum Community Service
  Saudi Arabia Dr. Mohiaddin Syed Karimuddin Pediatrician, Jeddah Community Service
  Sri Lanka Shri Mano Selvanathan Business
  United Arab Emirates Shri Mohan Jashanmal Community Service
  United Kingdom Sandip Verma, Baroness Verma  Public Affairs

Awardees for 2012Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Bahrain Mr. P. V. Radhakrishna Pillai or Plavalil Kizhakkethil Vasudevan Radhakrishna Pillai
  Cambodia Mr. Sachchidanand Sahai   
  Canada Indo‐Canada Chamber of Commerce     
  Côte d'Ivoire Mr. Deepak Naraindas Shivdasani   
  Germany Mr. Victor Shahid Smetacek    
  Indonesia Mr. Prakash Lohia    
  Mozambique Mr. Jose Parayanken     
  Oman Mr. Kiran Navinchandra Asher     
  Qatar Mr. Hassan Abdulkarim Chougule    
  Singapore Mr. S. R. Nathan — The former President of Singapore    
  South Africa Ms. Khorshed Noshir Ginwala     
  Trinidad and Tobago The Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago    
  Ukraine Mr. Rajesh Kumar Saraiya   
  United States Prof. Surendra Kumar Kaushik    
  United States Kalpalatha Kummamuri Guntupalli     

Awardees for 2013Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Mauritius H E Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag The President of the Republic of Mauritius
  United States Narendra R Kumar A doctor specialising in otolaryngology head and neck surgery[7]
Middle East KT Rabeeullah Businessman - Chairman and Managing Director of Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group Middle East Community Service
  United Arab Emirates Bava Haji Pandalingal
  India Patricia Maria Rozario Music Contributions in the field of music "Outstanding achievements"[8]
  Germany Professor Gurusharan Singh Chatwal Science
  Guinea Ashok S. Vaswani, community service
  Malaysia Tan Sri Ravindran Menon Community service
  Mexico Dr. Rasik V.Joshi Literature
  New Zealand Dr.Satendra K.Singh Community service
  Réunion Gilbert. C. Moutien Business
  South Africa  Ismail E. Ebrahim Public Services
  United States Subhash Razdan Public service

Awardees for 2014Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Australia Senator Lisa Maria Singh First member of South Asian descent in Australian Parliament
  Bahrain Dr Varghese Kurian Leading overseas Indian businessman
  Canada Vasdev Chanchlani Entrepreneur and philanthropist based in
  Fiji Ramakrishna Mission
  France Bikas Chandra Sanyal Renowned educationist
  Netherlands Satnarainsing Rabin Baldewsingh Significant contribution to promoting better understanding of India
  Papua New Guinea Sasindran Muthuvel First Member of Parliament of Indian origin in Papua
  Saudi Arabia Shihabudeen VavaKunju Contributor to welfare of Indian community
  South Africa Ela Gandhi Contributions in promoting ties between India and South Africa, and the cause of freedom
  United Arab Emirates Shamsheer Vayalil Contribution in field of healthcare business and for promoting etter understanding of India
  United Kingdom Shailesh Vara First Indian origin Govt. minister for Conservative Party
  United States Dr. Parthasarathy Chiramel Pillai Contributions in field of science, and fostering closer relations between India and USA
  United States Dr. Renu Khator One of the first persons of Indian origin to head a higher system and a research university in the United States. Chancellor of the University of Houston System and President of the University of Houston
  United States Dr. Namita Roy-Chowdhury First Indian woman to become a full professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Discoverer

of the genetic bases of inherited jaundice (Crigler-Najjar syndrome and Gilbert Syndrome)

Awardees for 2015Edit

Country Name Description Field of Merit
  Australia Mala Mehta Founder of Indo- Australian Bal Bharatiya Vidyalaya in Thornleigh suburb in Sydney. Since its establishment, she has been pursuing the growth of Hindi in Australia. Education & Community Service
  Guyana Donald Rabindernauth Ramaotar President of Guyana and awarded for his work for the Indian diaspora. Public Service
  Mexico Dr Rajaram Sanjaya India-born Mexico scientist and winner of the 2014 World Food Prize for developing 480 wheat varieties that have been released in 51 countries. Scientific Research
  New Zealand Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Member of Parliament (MP) from New Zealand. He is also known for his work for the Indian diaspora in New Zealand. Public Service
  Oman Rajmal Parakh Leading philanthropist, active in social services and charitable work in Oman and India. Social Service
  Seychelles Duraikannu Karunakaran Justice of the Supreme Court of Seychelles Judicial Service
  South Africa Essop Goolam Pahad Politician and Minister in the Presidency from 1999 to 2008 Public Service
  United Arab Emirates Shah Bharatkumar Jayantilal Social worker known for contributions to charities and philanthropy. Community Service
  United Arab Emirates Ashraf Thamarassery Social activist Social Work
  Uganda Mahendra Nanji Mehta Indian-origin businessman Public Service
  United Kingdom Nathu Ram Puri Founder of Purico and awarded for his contributions to the Indian diaspora. Education & Community Service
  United Kingdom Raj Loomba, Baron Loomba Philanthropist and founder of clothing company Rinku Group. He is a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords Public Service
  United States of America Satya Nadella CEO of Microsoft Business Management
  United States of America Kamlesh Lulla Chief Scientist for Earth Observation in the Human Exploration Science office at Johnson Space Center at NASA Scientific Research
  United States of America Nandini Tandon Awarded for her contributions to life sciences, healthcare and Information technology in USA, India as well as other emerging economies. Management of Healthcare and Business

Awardees for 2017Edit

Country Name Field of Merit

[9][3]

  Australia Gorur Krishna Harinath Community Service
  Bahrain V.K. Rajashekharan Pillai Business
  Belgium Antwerp Indian Association Community Service
  Brunei Nazeer Ahamed Mohamed Zackiriah Community Service
  Canada Mukund Purohit Business
  Djibouti Nalinkumar Sumanlal Kothari Community Service
  Fiji Vinod Patel Social Service
  France Raghunath Marie Antonin Manet Arts & Culture
  Israel Lael Anson E. Best Medical Science
  Japan Sandip Kumar Tagore   Arts & Culture
  Libya Ariful Islam Community Service
  Malaysia Tan Sri Dato Dr. Muniandy Thambirajah Education and Community Service
  Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth Public Service
  Portugal António Costa Public Service
  Qatar Raghavan Seetharaman Business Management
  Saudi Arabia Zeenat Musarrat Jafri Education
  Singapore Singapore Indian Association Community Service
  Sweden Carani Balaraman Sanjeevi Medicine
  Thailand Susheel Kumar Saraff Business
  Trinidad and Tobago Winston Chandarbhan Dookeran Public Service
  United Arab Emirates Vasudev Shamdas Shroff Community Service
  United Arab Emirates India Social and Cultural Centre, Abu Dhabi Philanthropy & Community Service
  United Kingdom Priti Patel Public Service
  United Kingdom Neena Gill Public Service
  United States of America Hari Babu Bindal Environmental Engineering
  United States of America Bharat Haridas Barai Community Service
  United States of America Nisha Desai Biswal Public Affairs
  United States of America Mahesh Mehta Community Service
  United States of America Ramesh Shah Community Service
  United States of America Sampatkumar Shidramapa Shivangi Community Leadership

Awardees for 2019Edit

2019 Awardees[10]
Country of residence Name Field of Merit
  Australia Nihal Singh Agar Social Service
  Bhutan Rajinder Nath Khazanchi Civil Engineering
  Canada Ramesh Chotai Business
  People's Republic of China Amit Waikar Business
  Egypt Indian Community Association in Egypt Community Service
  France Malini Ranganathan Academics & Arts
  Guyana Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha Community Service
  Italy Bitthal Das Maheshwari Business
  Jamaica Guna Sekhar Muppuri Medical Science & Entrepreneurship
  Kenya P. V. Sambasiva Rao Technology
  Kenya Prakash Madhavdas Heda Medical Science
  Kuwait Rajpal Tyagi Architecture
  Myanmar Banwarilal Satya Narayan Goenka Business Management
  New Zealand Bhavdeep Singh Dhillon Business
  Norway Himanshu Gulati Public Service
  Oman Vinodan Verambally Thazhikuniyil Business
  Poland Jagdeshwar Rao Maddukuri Entrepreneurship
  Qatar Purnendu Tiwary Training & Simulation
  South Africa Anil Sooklal Diplomacy
  South Africa Swami Saradaprabhananda Community Service
   Switzerland Rajendra Kumar Joshi Science
  Tanzania Shamim Parkar Khan Public Service
  United Arab Emirates Girish Pant Business
  United Arab Emirates Surender Singh Kandhari Business
  United Arab Emirates Zulekha Daud Medical Science & Business
  Uganda Rajesh Chaplot Chartered Accountancy
  United States of America Chandra Shekhar Mishra Science
  United States of America Gita Gopinath Academics
  United States of America Gitesh Jayantilal Desai Structural Engineering
  United States of America Kiran C Patel Medical Science

Awardees for 2021Edit

2021 Awardees[11]
Country of residence Name Field of Merit
  Armenia NGO Cultural Diversity for Peaceful Future Promoting Indian Culture
  Azerbaijan Dr. Rajani Chandra D’Mello Medicine
  Bahrain Mr. Baburajan Vava Kalluparambil Gopalan Community Service
  Botswana Mrs. Jamal Ahmad Business
  Cameroon Mr. Janakiraman Ravikumar Closer ties with India
  Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath Public Service
  Czech Republic Debashish Chaudhuri Art and Culture
  Ethiopia Mr. Mohammed Husein Hasanali Sardharwala Business
  Fiji Sai Prema Foundation Community Service
  Germany Dr. Balasubramanian Ramani Education
  Hong Kong Mr. Lal Lokumal Chellaram Community Service
  Japan Dr. (Prof.) Muralidhar Miryala Science & Technology
  Japan Mr. Rajib Shaw Education
  Maldives Mr. Salil Panigrahi Tourism
  Mexico Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh Science & Technology
  New Zealand Priyanca Radhakrishnan Public Service
  Nigeria Indian Cultural Association (ICA) Community Service
  Qatar Dr. Mohan Thomas Lazarus Pakalomattom Medicine
  France Jean-Régis Ramsamy Media & Community Service
  Saudi Arabia Siddeek Ahmed Business
  Sudan Dr. Anil Kumar Chotalal Mithani Medicine
  Suriname Chan Santokhi Public Service
   Switzerland Dr. Shachi Gurumayun Bio-tech Agronomy
  Thailand Mr. Vashdev Tikamdas Purswani Business
  United Kingdom Resham Singh Sandhu Public Service
  United States of America Mr. Arvind Phukan Environment Technology
  United States of America Ms. Nilu Gupta Promoting Indian Culture
  United States of America Federation of Indian Associations NY, NJ & CT Community Service
  United States of America Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda Medicine
  United States of America Mukesh Aghi Business

ReferencesEdit

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