January 2016 \ News \ RECOGNITION
U.P. Ratna

Dr Nandini Tandon, a visionary entrepreneur and venture capital based in the Silicon Valley, was honoured with the U.P.

  • Dr Nandini Tandon (left), former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Mr Basdeo Panday (centre), and Ms Priya Tandon at the UP Pravasi Diwas

Ratna Samman Award by the U.P. Government at the Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas on January 4, 2016. The award has been instituted to recognize the achievements of NRIs who hail from U.P. Mr Akhilesh Yadav, UP Chief Minister, handed her the honour. Dr Tandon and her sister, Ms Priya Tandon, were the first two recipients of the UP NRI Cards in 2014, also given by Mr Yadav. Dr Tandon was conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award at Gandhinagar by the Vice President of India in January 2015 at the PBD. “It is an absolute honour and privilege to have been accorded this honour, the highest by the state Government for overseas Indians,” says Dr Tandon