Honorees of 2011

Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation Honorees

Honoress of 2012 Honoress of 2010 Honoress of 2009


Honorees 2011

Mrs. Anupam Goenka

Anupam Goenka was born and raised in Jalandur, India where she grew in a baniyaindustrialist family. After completing her graduation, she learnt practical business knowledgefrom her father.

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Dr. Dev Ratnam

After graduating from the famous Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in Engineering, Ratnam got Masters in Engineering from Queens University, Canada and Ph.D. in Solid State Science from Penn State Universityin 1971. Worked as Manager of Magnetics Research at Colt Industries, obtained two patents and was a leader in Permanent Magnet Research publishing in scientific journals as well as chairing a Magnetics Researchconference. Always an entrerpreneur at heart, planned to return to India and to start a manufacturing plant with his technical background in India - plans did not materialize.

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Dr. J. Ganesh Bhat, M.D.

Dr. J. Ganesh Bhat, M.D. holds medical and post graduate degrees from Mysore Medical College and KasturbaMedical College in India and completed fellowship in nephrology at New York University as well as New YorkState Kidney Disease Institute. He has been principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous researchprojects related to kidney diseases and is well published in several peer reviewed medical journals. He is a diplomateof the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology.

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Mr. Mohinder Singh Taneja

Mohinder Singh Taneja is an active and dedicated community advocate who has worked tirelessly to network and bring together people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds and religions. In doing so, he has opened dialogue and planted the seeds of friendship and understanding amongst diverse communities throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Mr. Taneja, a proud Indian American, was appointed by Supervisor Hon' Jon Kaiman in North Hempstead Government in 2010, and is currently working as the Director of Outreach Initiatives.

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Mrs. Vandana Govil

Vandana Govil is the CEO & President of Stuart Thomas Manor, a premier banquet hall, with international cuisine, catering to personal & corporate events of Long Islanders for the past ten years.

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