Promising Indian Awards- December 2018
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Promising Indians’ Society
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While they have been gathering accolades and applause, there is always an iota of hope left for their homeland. “Pravasis” or Non-Resident Indians, who have been living abroad throughout their lives, always yearn for a warm homecoming. This December, Promising Indian Society (PIS) sets the stage and unrolls a red carpet to applaud and acknowledge the NRI/PIO community from across the globe.

Those Indians who are creating history across the world shall receive a homecoming ceremony which will be one of its kind. Afterall, success and happiness thrive and grow even more in saddapind. They have been proving their mettle but have never had the ‘home’ advantage. This December 21st, witness an event where the expatriates shall come together on one platform in Mumbai to experience new interactions and ideas, discussions and networking on various subjects and explore opportunities for business.



The Promising Indian’s Society is a registered body under the Indian Trust Act 1882. The organisation has been established to recognize and reward the success stories of Indians and Persons of Indian Origin who are making a mark with their work worldwide and provide a platform for equal-for-all networking and collaborative business opportunities to all Indians across the globe.

Message from Founder President- Prerna Singh


“ The Promising Indians Society shall provide each and every Indian the opportunity to learn, grow and appreciate the strengths of the Indian Economy as it takes leap into a bright future ahead.

My vision is to bridge the communication gap among the PIOs, NRIs and citizens of India and the Promising Indians’ Society aim to inter-connect them on a platform that would unleash strong business opportunities and augment socio-economic prospects.”

Properties of Promising Indians’ Society


The Promising Indians Awards are India’s flagship awards for recognizing and rewarding the success stories of Indians and Persons of Indian Origin who are making a mark with their work worldwide. This event is designed to be a celebration of excellence as well as a coming together of the Indian diaspora to collaborate for a better and brighter future.


The Promising Indian Society will feature 25 unsung Indian personalities who have been doing their bit to “give back to the society”. They have been doing their bit and now, it’s our turn to applaud them on home turf. To know more about such individuals, their lives story, timeline, trivia and interesting facts, you just have to breeze through the list of biographies mentioned in the Coffee Table Book.

Society offers membership to those Individuals and organizations who are looking for expansion. We provide authenticated and trustworthy connect with corporate partners, within India as well as overseas.

Some heroes fly under the radar. We create stories of Unsung Heroes of Motherland India. They are not celebs, you will not find them on the main stage but they are contributing to the wellness of the country. We spread stories of icons through articles and video Blogs because they act nobly. Their lives inspire.>

To reach the last living legend Indian, particularly 25 Million persons of Indian origin, living abroad who challenged and changed the way of thinking and became exemplary by a pinnacle of success in their respective countries of stay and thereafter celebrate their success on grand occasions in India.

The Promising Indians’ Society’s vision is to celebrate the excellence as well as the coming together of Indians settled in India and abroad and collaborate for a better and brighter future.While the purpose is to deliberate upon issues like finance, investment, travel, social responsibility, challenges of NRI ’s, they will also have the experience of going back to their roots, their rich culture and diverse cuisine.

To recognize them as “Promising Indians’’ under different award categories, publish their biographies, achievements and credentials in different forms of publications, thus, keep them connected to India and spread their fame while motivating the young & highly ambitious India’s modern and hi-tech advanced next generation.


India is an idea and the idea of India found root much before it found its geography. From the earliest people who inhabited this great land and made it their home to those who later left to soar to other skies, the seeds of India got dispersed across all lands; thus, giving birth to the Indian diaspora.
Today, the non-resident Indian community is a successful, bustling and spectacular assortment of people settled in all corners of the earth, yet belonging to India and with a longing for their beloved country.
They are doctors, technocrats, political and social activists, entrepreneurs, scientists, educators etc; and no matter what they are, they are perpetuating the success of India with their own achievements.
In a homecoming of sorts, and to applaud them on the home turf, the Promising Indians’ Society will feature 25 Indians who have been doing their bit to ‘give back to the society’ in the coffee table book “Biography 25’.
Our Society’s quest is to unearth the real Karmayogis who have been making a difference in the society with their life and work.From the minds of 25 risk takers comes this list of inspirational life stories. Come, be a part of this inspirational journey. These heroes have held on to their ideas and passions and turned them into success stories despite all odds. Come witness their journey and you might just discover your own passion and calling.
#Inspirational life stories
# Rags to riches mantra
# Vision that creates the path to success
# 25 personalities who dared to follow their dreams
#Tribute to the rare


About Author

Prerna Singh is a young and dynamic management professional and the author of various books, articles, and whitepapers. She has also successfully managed the publication of numerous journals and magazines of international repute. She has laid the foundation of the Promising Indians’ Society with a vision to bridge the communication gap among the PIOs, NRIs and citizens of India and to connect them on a platform that would present innovative and lucrative business opportunities to all and augment their socioeconomic opportunities.

The main aim of the Society is to unite Indians globally and bring them together and to applaud them for their outstanding achievements. The Society will celebrate their success in India and thereby, help aspiring Indians and organizations to carry forward their legacies in different spheres of professional lives. Prerna is supported in her endeavor by her unique strength of innovation and ability to strategize and leads a team of competent professionals to execute her strategy at the ground level.

Prerna is also working on a unique coffee table book – ‘Promising Indians’ Biographies’ – that shall feature the life stories of eminent and successful Indians.

A self-motivated businesswoman with an analytical mindset, Prerna foresees the strengths of the Indian markets and capitalizes on the opportunities through innovation and determination. She thrives on a constant desire to learn and continually upgrade her skills.

By laying the foundation of the Promising Indians’ Society, Prerna has unequivocally embarked on a new journey that shall provide every Indian the opportunity to learn, grow and appreciate the strengths of the Indian community as our country takes a leap into a brighter future.

Prerna Singh
Founder President
Promising Indians


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Onkareshwar Pandey

Onkareshwar Pandey

Onkareshwar Pandey

A bi-lingual (Hindi-English) Journalist with an experience of over 30 years in Print, Television, Radio & Digital Media. Onkareshwar have been Editor for four times and have risen to the position by long working as a Reporter, Anchor, Producer, Bureau Chief, Resident Editor, Executive Editor, Managing Editor & Group Editor in my Journalism career.He has conceptualized, launched and led several Media products such as Magazines, Newspapers and TV Channels. He has been successful in transforming the Media into a real brand rich with innovative content, ideas and brand development initiatives and has successfully made it into a profitable venture.

Elstan A Fernandez

Elstan A Fernandez

Elstan A Fernandez

Elstan Fernandez – a Social Entrepreneur and Xiotas Technologies (, the company founded by him, of which he is also the CEO. He is a specialist in Marine Control Systems, has also authored the book on Marine Electrical Technology. Having shared his experience with The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavla, as Electrical and Laboratory Superintendent, also a Faculty in Electrical Engineering. Further, he was also affiliated to Tolani Maritime Institute as a senior lecturer, he was also a foreign expert at Shanghai Maritime University, China. He has the honor of being the first Indian as Resident Faculty at Merchant Marine College, SMU.

Jyoti Shrivastav

Jyoti Shrivastav

Jyoti Shrivastav

Jyoti Srivastava started building a portal keeping not only the individuals but an entity and a professional in mind. however, the challenge was not alone in terms of providing a system but a system with quality, understanding that makes you feel empowered from where you were before approaching it including a professional to connect for answers free of cost to your queries. So, she is making it as a bridge that not only that connects stakeholders to legal system but also help legal system to reciprocate its reach to common man and entities by understanding the gaps, if any and as an information superhighway.

Ovilia Mendonca

Ovilia Mendonca

Ovilia Mendonca

Ovilia Mendonca completed her Masters in Commerce (Management) and Masters in Communication from Mumbai University. She is from Mumbai and settled in the Middle East since three decades. She has been in the aviation industry since 20 years till date. She is ranked among the highest viewed profile on LinkedIn worldwide (over 1, 10,000 viewership in one month). She is the only woman to hold the highest number of followers on LinkedIn in UAE (1, 31,000). She is a motivational speaker and an aviation industry guest corporate celebrity speaker in UAE and Middle East for several universities. Currently working as a Vice president of in-flight services for an airline in Dubai, she is also into philanthropical projects in Middle East and India and associated with United Nations.

She has been honored with Bharat Gaurav award by Government of India her social work in the Middle East. She firmly believes that to be successful in life, one doesn’t necessarily need to hold any degrees from International Universities and one doesn’t need to be born to be born to rich dad, it’s the dedication and perseverance of a person that helps him achieve the best in life.

Dr Harrish Bheemul

Dr Harrish Bheemul

Dr Harrish Bheemul.

Prof Harrish Chandra Bheemul is a highly successful and multi-talented public figure in Mauritius. An entrepreneur and social worker, he is the founder of Train to Gain, which is recognized as one of the leaders in digital marketing, business development, strategies, and innovation. He is the recipient of Global Leadership Excellence Awards ( 2017 ) awarded by World Leadership Congress and Awards.

Amitabh Shrivastava

Amitabh Shrivastava

Amitabh Shrivastava

Art consultant oeuvres extraordinaire Amitabh Shrivastav is an artist, curator and an entrepreneur based in New Delhi. Hails from the land of mysticism-Benaras, his vision with Art Kommune, an art incubator as the creative catalyst for artists has already stirred strange curiosity. The mastermind of Arts4all Foundation USA, he wants the connoisseurs and collectors to feel the culmination of an exciting and disciplined procedure of personal discovery. Amitabh studied Fine Arts at the Benaras Hindu University, where he received a Bachelor of visual arts degree. His art installations adorn the alleys of Delhi Metro stations and luxury hotels across the globe. He has been felicitated by the New York Council Member James F.Gennaro with the New York State Assembly commendation citation for his impressive work graph. Awarded by Carolyn Maloney with the State Assembly Citation for Outstanding Work in 2012. In 2015, State Citation for outstanding work was conferred by the New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Sushil Bharti

Sushil Bharti

Sushil Bharti

As a filmmaker and academician with a sound technical understanding of filmmaking, he has been actively engaged in creative and production disciplines in filmmaking and imparting the experiences in the field of film script writing and film direction and production. Additionally, he has conducted many workshops on filmmaking and television programming and played a key role in the establishment of media institutes.

Mr. Bharti is well known for his writing skills and known as literary laureate. He has written few fiction books like “SattaisSapnoKaDesh, Rishton Ki Talchhat, and non-fiction literary works “Soul The master Teacher and Illness the language of Soul. As a festival Director, Mr. Bharti is holding a responsibility of Global literary festival Noida for the last two years 2015-16.

Presently Mr. Bharti is working a Director, broadcasting in Marwah Studios, Film City, Noida and looking after a Radio Station called radio Noida 107.4 FM which is working 24 hours On Air Channel & MSTV that is Internet Protocol Television also covering 5-6 hours programming every day.

Abraham Paul Vatakencherry

Abraham Paul Vatakencherry

Abraham Paul Vatakencherry

Abraham Paul Vatakencherry is serving in the capacity of Director -International Business Cooperation, SME Chamber of India and Director -Global Strategic Alliance for Multicountry based “IMark Global Ltd ” & Director – Executive Board ” MarketNext.Org ( A Global Initiative of IMark Ltd ( the US , UK ,South Africa & India ), Also serving in the capacity of as Director for both Bangalore based ” HexaHash Technologies ( P) Ltd and a member on their board for Dubai based ” Logimart “, a Startup on Logistics. Abraham is an astute and result oriented marketing professional with more than two decades of extensive exposure in Strategic Planning, Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Key Account Management, Client Relationship Management and People Development.

Sahil Malik

Sahil Malik

Sahil Malik

With a passion for all fine things and the zeal to be where he is today, Sahil Malik, Managing Director, Da Milano profoundly believes in enduring what you love and rest all falls into place. A fashion graduate from NIFT, he entered the family-owned business when he was still pursuing his studies. Back then, the brand had just one store in the high streets of Delhi, Connaught Place. Soon he single-handedly managed to build the brand and taking it to international horizons.Today, Da Milano boasts with over 70 exclusive boutiques across India in premium high-street locations, including at 15 Airports and 3 stores in middle east showcasing its niche range of handbags, travel luggage, computer bags, wallets, portfolio’s, home leather products and other accessories and plans to spread its gamut of operations across various shopping capitals globally.

Lokesh Nathany

Lokesh Nathany

Lokesh Nathany

LokeshNathany is the Founder of DiSRUPPt Thinking. disrupt is a platform for companies and individuals to disrupt their current, to enable, inspire and empower them to Master the Power Within and unleash POSSIBILITIES.

Lokesh is a Certified Life Coach from Erickson International Coaching under the aegis of International Coaching Federation (ICF) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) from Financial Planning Standards Board, India (FPSB). He has also successfully completed his one-year Senior Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC).

Sanjiv Dagar

Sanjiv Dagar

Sanjiv Dagar

Sanjiv carries a well-rounded corporate experience of over seventeen years and has a vast knowledge in Legal & Management domain of having worked with blue chips and as an Advocate; in litigation, Contracts, Mortgage, Recovery & Collections, Structuring, Regulatory Affairs, Consumer, Securitization, and Arbitration. Mr. Dagar is Founder of ‘Legajoist – Advocates & Solicitors’; and also, an Insolvency Professional (IP).

Subhashis Ghosh

Subhashis Ghosh

Subhashis Ghosh

A business leader with three decades of diversified experience in various sectors including diplomatic assignments
in the embassy of India, Moscow, Mr. Ghosh has extensive experience in infrastructure and service business units
for two Fortune 500 conglomerates -the Reliance Group & the Maersk Group and contributed to multi-country programs for national government organizations of India & UAE-Indian Air Force & Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority.

Jaideep Gupta

Jaideep Gupta

Jaideep Gupta

An Operations, Materials and Project Pre-Opening (Hospitality Industry) professional with over 27 years of experience in leading 5-star hotels and Michelin Starred Restaurants in India, Nepal, and Kenya. His Specialties: Set up of Restaurants, Hotels, and Spas. Tie-ups of existing properties with established brands. Operations Process Corrections of running restaurants to ensure stronger bottom lines.

Devika D Majumder

Devika D Majumder

Devika D Majumder

A Wall Street Journal featured serial entrepreneur and TEDx speaker. Devika is a business visionary with a deep technical background and has a proven talent for identifying core business needs, developing sustainable operating infrastructures, and delivering measurable results. Started her own consulting firm right after graduation from Clark University, Massachusetts, USA, and then while on the consulting jobs, founded mobileSPA – the first mobile day spa concept in the US.

Business Today nominated her as one of the most influential women in business in India in 2017. Presently, she is spearheading 9 businesses globally including a non- profit.

Majid Khan

Majid Khan

Majid Khan

Majid Khan is a CEO Asia Pacific for Business Barons International publishing Group Mumbai, India. He is senior Entrepreneurial Leader with 25 + years of rich experience in Multiple services industry &multi-tasking (Media, IT, financial products, FMCG,) Worked in India and International market. Responsible for the overall strategy and P&L of the company. A keen planner, strategist & implementer with demonstrated abilities in setting up business/processes/launching new products and devising initiatives towards accelerating business, Initiated big tickets deals in all sectors, Go-getter, with many rewards and awards, believes & practice Out of box thinking.

Inviting Membership for Promising Indians’ Society

The Society offers membership to those Individuals and organizations who are looking for expansion. We provide authenticated and trustworthy connect with corporate partners, within India as well as overseas.


Major benefits of association are:

  • Free Business advisory on expansion
  • Be a part of network by attending the affiliate seminars, workshops, and conferences
  • Two Delegate Pass for Gala Event “Promising Indians Awards”
  • Placement your company profile as a partner on the
  • Your  work to highlighted in all online and offline circulation of the society
  • Providing authenticated and trustworthy connect with corporate partners, within India as well as outside
  • Opportunity to learn expert courses on variety of business subjects, from time-to-time, at a concessional rate
  • Free E-Newsletter Services round the year
  • Exclusive Affordable accommodation facilities for members across India with our impaneled organizations
  • Free Tour assistance for the members
  • Certificate as a Member of Society which you can keep at your workplace
  • Free Copy of First Annual Publication of “Promising Indian Biographies”
  • Round the year Networking Lunch and Dinner hosted by the Society for Members on affordable rates
  • An opportunity to be a part of foreign Delegation organized by the society

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The Promising Indian Awards are the India’s flagship Awards for recognizing and rewarding the excellence achieved by persons of Indian origin globally in all walks of life. Adding to this, the Awards also provide an excellent networking forum for all attendees and an occasion to celebrate the notable contributions made by Indian’s.

Promising Indians’ Society with its collaborations/partners worldwide is the organiser for the event. We have a network of Industry patrons with us who help us in business referral, growth strategies and expansion plans.

We are looking out for the nominations from the Individuals or organisations who have achieved extra mile in their careers and life in the respective fields. We are searching for you, come forward to nominate yourself.

Indian Nationals: INR 11000
Person of Indian Origin Overseas: USD199
For Companies registered in India: INR 25000/-
For Companies Owned, Operated and Registered by Indians Abroad: USD 499/-

Paypal link You can pay entry fee by making a payment of by clicking here

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Our Jury panel comprises of the industry leaders who have high intelligent quotient and have achieved pinnacle of success in the various categories.

The Delegation fee to attend the Gala Event is INR 25000 for Indian Nationals/ USD 299 for Foreign Nationals including accommodations for the Gala Night

Program will gather and benefit the following:

  • Diplomats
  • Bureaucrats
  • Key Policy Makers
  • Think Tanks
  • Business Leaders
  • Government Organization
  • Non-Government Organizations
  • Young Entrepreneurs
  • CEOs/CXOs
  • Investment and Promotion Agencies

You can become a part of PIS through:

  • Corporate/ Life Membership
  • Writing blogs/Articles
  • Attending our Events/Workshops/Round Tables
  • Logging in to our websites
  • Subscribing to our Newsletters
  • Be a part of growing Promising Indian Society & Celebrate the achievements
  • Connecting Indians Globally
  • Celebrating Individuality
  • Networking with Likeminded people
  • Bridging the gap beyond boundaries
  • Stay updated on the happenings in your Count

The Awards is the first step towards generating business where you connect to the global citizens. PIS would be doing follow up networking event by serving as a platform to launch your business collaborations and expansions. It would be a trigger in providing business solutions and advisory.

Press Releases & Media

Promising Indian Awards 2017, PSOI Club, New Delhi


Eminent personalities and dignitaries gathered at the PSOI, Chanakyapuri for the PROMISING INDIAN SOCIETY (PIS) GALA NIGHT. Under the aegis of PIS, the event was organized on December 27, 2017, at PSOI Club, Vinay Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Social entrepreneurs, politicians, social media influencers were part of the awards ceremony. The awards ceremony was a tribute to the unconditional contribution by professionals and entrepreneurs and felicitated exceptional social entrepreneurs who are beyond role play. The delegates from Canada, Mauritius, United Kingdom, USA, Nigeria, and Libya were present during the awards ceremony. The Promising Indians’ Society is the brainchild of Ms. Prerna Singh, a dynamic individual aiming to felicitate people of Indian Origin for their outstanding contribution and deep commitment to bringing a difference in the lives of numerous individuals seeking to grow and aspire. PIS received a total of 125 nominations from across the globe for various categories of awards vis a vis, Business and Entrepreneurship, Social Activism, Science and Technology, Idea and Innovation etc.



Prerna Singh in her opening remarks highlighted the importance of investing in India. Hosting large delegation from Mauritius headed by Dr.HarrishBheemul She said that India and Mauritius exchange an excellent bilateral relationship.She focused on the need to develop synergies for better outcomes in fields of education, agriculture, infrastructure and real estate.The event saw special felicitation to Persons of Indian origins from diverse fields.



The event saw special felicitation of Dr Acharya Lokesh Muni Ji -who is a social reformer, versatile thinker, writer and poet, Mr Sandeep Marwah -Director of Asian Academy of Film & Television & Asian School of Media Studies, Amitabh Shrivastava-An Artist, Curator & Art Consultant and Raj Bhayani the celebrity surgeon from US.

List of Awardees Category wise is given below:

Name Award Category
Dr HarrishBheemul Idea and Innovation
Elstan A Fernandez Idea and Innovation
EktaBhaskar Idea and Innovation
Manik Jolly Idea and Innovation
Aadilah Budullah Art, Culture & Architecture
Anoucheka Gangabissoon Art, Culture & Architecture
Sandeep Marwah Art, Culture & Architecture
Vanisha Rajaysur Business And Entrepreneurship
Sharad Sagar Business And Entrepreneurship
Simi Reetoo Business And Entrepreneurship
Potie-Joseph Charon Business And Entrepreneurship
Anju Hawoldar Business And Entrepreneurship
Nisha Heeroo Business And Entrepreneurship
Sanjay Sharma Business And Entrepreneurship
Anjali Bungaleea Psychology and Alternative Therapy
Dr. Madhumita Gupta Health And Wellness
Dr. Ashish Shukla Health And Wellness
Dr. Snehal Health And Wellness
Shashi Sewsurn Health And Wellness
Norina Sookmoollah Health And Wellness
Rani Balloo Health And Wellness
Rakesh Goswami Health And Wellness
Reena Ramdawon Health And Wellness
Dr Pretidev Ramdawon Health And Wellness
Kiran Verma Social Activism
Acharya Lokesh Muni Social Activism
Anishta Babooram Social Activism
Shireen Motala Social Activism
Kritilata Ram Social Activism
Jwala Srinivas Social Activism
Anishta Seesurrun Social Activism
Dr Kamal Soi Social Activism
Yasni Bowaneedin Puttoo Social Activism
Rasoolbhaye Ghulam Nabi Social Activism
Angel Gupta Sports, Media and Entertainment
Lee Keshav Sports, Media and Entertainment
Goowtamsingh Ramtohul Sports, Media and Entertainment
Vedita Puryag Sports, Media and Entertainment
Himanshu Marchuchand Sports, Media and Entertainment
Harendra Singh Sports, Media and Entertainment
Vijaya Bharti Sports, Media and Entertainment
Divya Singh Sports, Media and Entertainment
Akansha Singh Sports, Media and Entertainment
Prashanti Singh Sports, Media and Entertainment
Pratima Singh Sports, Media and Entertainment
Ram Kharab Industry & Services
Ashish Joshi Industry & Services
Shivani Malik Industry & Services
Manish Aggarwal Industry & Services
Sanjiv Dagar Legal
Jyoti Srivastav Legal
Priya Malhotra Hospitality
Shomita Angel Goswami Science and Technology

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