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Andy K Shenoy

US state Governor's special adviser for South Asian Affairs.

india Updated: Jan 09, 2006 11:54 IST

Young, rich and successful, Indians living abroad have finally arrived on the global scene through sheer hard work and dedication.

Andy Keshav Shenoy: The Indian American businessman and community leader has been appointed as United States State Governor's special adviser for South Asian Affairs.

Karan K Bhatia: President George Bush announced his nomination as deputy US trade representative with the rank of ambassador. Bhatia currently serves as assistant secretary of aviation and international affairs at the Department of Transportation.

Piyush BobbyJindal:He has been declared the ‘Man of the Year’ by leadingethnic weekly Indians Abroad. Jindal happens to be the only second Indian-American to be elected to the US Congress.

LakshmiNiwas Mittal: With a whopping worth of $25 billion, the London-based steel baronhas been named the third richest man on the planet. He has been given the 'Asian Achiever' award for 2005 instituted by a leading Asian media house. He recently became South Africa's richest man ousting theOppenheimer and Rupert families.

Chivukula:He is the first Asian Indian American elected to the New Jersey State Assembly and the fourth Indian American in the US to be elected to state office. He is currently serving his third term in the State Assembly representing the 17th district. Chivukula has a BEE from Guindy’s Engineering College, India and is a longtime resident of Franklin Township.

Suma Chakrabarti: A Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Development (DFID),he became a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the New Year's Honours list.

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 19:27 IST