Indian American entrepreneur Raj Khera has been honoured with this year's Pride of India Gold Award by the NRI Institute of India.
Khera, co-founder of leading email list management service MailerMailer, was presented the award by Raminder Singh Jassal, Deputy Chief of mission in the Indian embassy in US, at a gala function in Rockville, Maryland on last Friday.
The award recognises people of Indian origin for outstanding achievements in their chosen fields and for public service contributions toward the economic development of India and their country of residence, according to a MailerMailer press release.
Khera was one of 24 people selected out of hundreds of nominations the Institute received this year. Over 400 leaders in business, government, and education from all over the world attended the function.