May is India Inc month in Maryland
Governor R Ehrlich has declared May as the Maryland India Business Roundtable Heritage Month.india Updated: May 04, 2006 16:26 IST
Commending the Maryland India Business Roundtable for its commitment and leadership in fostering multi-faceted ties, the Governor of the US state Robert Ehrlich has declared May as the Maryland India Business Roundtable Heritage Month.
"The state of Maryland is deeply enriched by the Indian American community and seeks to further promote tolerance, acceptance and equality", the Maryland Governor said on Wednesday.
"The Indian American community in the State of Maryland has increased by 89 per cent during the past decade and today remains one of the state's fastest growing communities," Ehrlich said in his Proclamation which was read by an official during the formal inauguration of the Maryland India Business Centre.
Noting the valuable and significant contributions made by Indian Americans in every profession and discipline, he said "Maryland commends the Maryland India Business Roundtable Inc for its commitment, dedication and leadership which not only enriches society, but promotes trade, commerce and jobs creation, business opportunities, art and cultural ties between Maryland and India and community at large".