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Prof JK Chande: Service to humanity

He is known for his contribution in fostering better understanding of India and for promoting India's interests in East Africa.

india Updated: Jan 09, 2006 11:54 IST
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Prof Chande has held innumerable high positions in Tanzania and received several awards. He was elected to the Court of Honorary Members of International Management Centres, Buckingham and nominated International Man of the Year 1998/99 by the International Biographical Centre, England.

He received the 'Service above Self' Award of Rotary International in 1998. He is presently Chancellor of International Medical and Technological University in Dar es Salaam and Trustee of Tanzania-India Friendship Association.

He is also the Chairman of Tanzania Railways Corporation and has actively promoted India's business interests in the railways sector in Tanzania, as well as in the areas of aviation, shipping, industry and tourism.

Chande is the trustee of Indian School in Dar es Salaam and Gandhi Memorial Academy Society of Nairobi. He is known for his contribution in fostering better understanding of India and for promoting India's interests in East Africa.

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 19:27 IST