Narayana Murthy presented ‘Global Indian Award’ in Canada
Toronto, April 28:
Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy was yesterday presented with the 2014 “Canada India Foundation Chanchalani Global Indian Award” here for his remarkable vision and leadership in the IT sector.
The award, which carries a trophy and a cash prize worth $50,000, was presented to Murthy by Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver at the Canada India Foundation (CIF) annual award gala dinner.
Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Canadian Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, Canadian Sports Minister Bal Gosal, High Commissioner of India in Canada Nirmal Verma, Chairman of the Canada India Foundation and ministers Lakshmanan, Members of Parliament from Federal and Ontario governments and top executives of Canadian Companies.
Governor General David Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Co-Chair of the Canada-India Parliamentary Friendship Group Patric Brown lauded Murthy for his outstanding contributions in the field of business.