Oman based P M Jabir has been honoured at the Times Now-ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Awards in Mumbai. He was given the award in the Philanthropy category for his service in helping migrants in distress, over three decades.
Mr Jabir received the award from Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of India and Chanda Kochhar, ICICI Bank MD and CEO.
The MD & CEO of the Times Network, M K Anand, said at the event that ‘The NRI of the Year Awards’ is an important component of their engagement with a critical constituency, not just for the media group, but also for the country and its global agenda.
In this its third edition, the awards also recognised 14 others in the categories Entrepreneur, Professional, Academics, Philanthropy, and Culture, from the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East.
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was awarded the Global Indian and tennis star Sania Mirza received the Global Icon Award.