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November 1, 2016
A Publication of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)
Issue: XIV-9November 1, 2016
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GOPIO EUROPEAN CONVENTION, PARIS, FRANCE, NOV. 10 TO 13, 2016 - UPDATE
GOPIO's INTERNATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR EUROPE AND CONVENTION CHAIRMAN DR. PRADIP SEWOKE COMPLETES MULTI-NATIONS TRIP TO PROMOTE THE CONVENTION
GOPIO NEWS SPONSOR
GOVT. OF INDIA ANNOUNCES PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS 2017
GOPIO LIFE MEMBERSHIP AND CHAPTER FORMATION
EDITORIAL BOARD
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ALL SET FOR GOPIO EUROPEAN SUMMIT, PARIS, FRANCE, NOV. 10 TO 13, 2016 - UPDATE


INVITATION
PARIS CHALO * PARIS CHALO * PARIS CHALO * PARIS CHALO
GOPIO EUROPEAN CONVENTION 
GOPIO European Convention Invitation 
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HOTEL BOOKING AT INTERCONTINENTAL LE GRAND PARIS - 5 STARS HOTEL - CENTRE OF PARIS - Metro OPERA : Line 3, 7 & 8

Hotel Booking: INTERCONTINENTAL LE GRAND PARIS , 2 Rue Scribe, OPERA, PARIS 75009 - For Reservation : mention GOPIO Rate - contact Mr Olivier Alliel
  • Room - Chambre Classique 240 Euros Room only
  • Room - Chambre Superieur 265 Euros Room only
  • Room - Chambre Executive 295 Euros Room only
  • Room - Chambre Deluxe, vue Opera 315 Euros Room only
  • Room - Junior suite 440 Euros Room only
VISIT THE HOTEL BEFORE BOOKING

HOTEL BOOKING AT LE MARRIOTT HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER - 4 STARS HOTEL - CENTRE OF PARIS - Metro SAINT JACQUES: Line 6

Hotel Booking: HOTEL LE MARIOTT, RIVE GAUCHE , 17 Boulevard Saint Jacques, PARIS 74014  For Single 129 Euros and Double/Twins at 144 Euros per night (includes breakfast for two)
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HOTEL BOOKING AT HOTEL IBIS CAMBRONNE EIFFEL TOWER - 3 STARS HOTEL - CENTRE OF PARIS - Metro CAMBRONNE : Line 6

Hotel Booking: HOTEL IBIS CAMBRONNE EIFFEL TOWER, 17 Rue Cambronne, Paris 74015  For Single 84 & 94 Euros, Double 86 & 96 Euros per night (including breakfast)
For GOPIO Rate : contact HELENE at +33 1 40 61 21 19 - Reservation Code: 515259
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PROGRAM OUTLINE

Thursday, November 10th - Welcome & Registration of Delegates - Dinner 

Venue: RESTAURANT SIMLA HILL - CHAMPS ELYSEES - 9 Rue Byron, 75008 Paris
Discover Simla Hill Restaurant
(ON REQUEST) - SPECIAL SHOW - FRENCH CANCAN - Champs Elysees
Discover THE LIDO

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Friday, November 11, 07:00 A.M - PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN FRANCE - Armistice day - End of World War I

DEPARTING BY BUS TO NEUVE CHAPELLE TO PAY HOMMAGE TO THE INDIAN SOLDIERS MEMORIAL

  • At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the end of World War I was proclaimed. GOPIO will visit the World War I memorial in Neuve Chapelle (Richebourg) to pay tribute to the Indian soldiers ( more than 4000) who were killed in France.
  • At the site of Neuve Chapelle (Richebourg), there now stands a memorial garden, circled by domed pavilions and towering columns, it now forms a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our forefathers of Indian Origins.

Friday, November 11, 15:00 p.m. - Returning back to Paris - Venue : HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL LE GRAND PARIS, 2 RUE SCRIBE , 75009 PARIS

15.00 P.m. to 16:00 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION 1 - YOUTH COUNCIL
TOPIC : UNITING THE INDIAN YOUTH DIASPORA OF THE WORLD

  • Moderator: Nisha DHINGRA (GOPIO Youth Council, Paris)
  • Speakers ( To be confirmed ):
    • Dhiraj Devidas BHATIA, PhD, HFSP Postdoctoral fellow,Centre de Recherche Institut Curie, Paris, France
    • Manish GUPTA, Soft Matter, Rheology and Technology, Departement Chemische Ingenieurstechnieken, Katholieke University of Leuven, Belgium
    • Coburn-Kutay TAHA: Chairman, UK Asian Business Council (UKABC), Managing Director, Monkey Consulting Limited , Member Indo-British Trade Council, London, UK
    • Umesh MUKHI, Lecturer Audencia Management School, Nantes - Vice President GOPIO, Nantes, France
    • Sharlinie HIRALAL, GOPIO Youth Council Amsterdam, Netherland

16.00 p.m. to 17.00 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION 2 - FRANCOPHONE INDIAN DIASPORA: 
PAST - PRESENT - FUTURE :(Diaspora Indienne: Passé - Présent - Futur)

  • Moderator: Mehen POINOOSAWMY (President GOPIO FRANCE Paris)
  • Speakers
    • Mr Joseph Moudiappanadin, Maîttre de conférence, Institut National des Langues Orientales et Civilisation (INALCO)
    • Francis PONAMAN (Martinique): Historian Writer
    • Jean Regis RAMSAMY (Reunion Island): Historian, Writer, TV Reporter, Life Member of GOPIO International
    • Etienne DABEEDIN (Guyanne Française): President GOPIO Guyanne

17:30 p.m. to 18.30 p.m. GOPIO INTERNATIONAL EUROPE CONVENTION INAUGURAL SESSION

  • Introduction and Welcoming (Teaser Video or Info about GOPIO, 1-minute introduction)
  • WELCOME SPEECH:
    • Mehen POINOOSAWMY: President GOPIO France Paris, Life Member, Convener of GOPIO Europe Conference.
    • Dr Pradip SEWOKE: Executive member of GOPIO, International coordinator Europe, Conference Chairman of GOPIO Europe Conference.
    • Dr Thomas ABRAHAM, Chairman,Founder President, GOPIO Intl., Stamford, CT, USA
    • Niraj BAXI, President of GOPIO International, San Jose, CA, USA
    • Rajinder TEWARI,GOPIO International coordinator at large (Amsterdam,Netherland) - Managing Director, Mahler Fund Management BV
    • Dr. Mohan KUMAR, His Excellency Ambassador of India in FRANCE
    • Dr Mahesh SHARMA, Minister Of State for Culture & Tourism & Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India (Guest of Honour) (to be confirmed)

18.30 p.m. CULTURAL PROGRAMME

18.30 p.m. DINNER BUFFET

Saturday, November 12, 09:00 a.m. CONFERENCE INAUGURAL SESSION - Venue : HOTEL LE MARRIOTT (4 Stars) PARIS 14 ,Metro Station: SAINT JACQUES or GLACIERES - Metro LINE 6

DISCOVER MARRIOTT HOTEL, 75014 PARIS
  • WELCOME SPEECH:
      • Dr Pradip SEWOKE: Executive member of GOPIO, International coordinator Europe, Conference Chairman of GOPIO Europe Conference.
      • Mahen UTCHANAH: GOPIO Mauritus - Ex Minister of Energy - Mauritius. (to be confirmed)
      • Niraj BAXI, President of GOPIO International, San Jose, CA, USA.
      • Dr Rajinder TEWARI,GOPIO International coordinator at large (Amsterdam,Netherland) - Managing Director, Mahler Fund Management BV
      • Dr Mahesh SHARMA, Minister Of State for Culture & Tourism & Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India (Guest of Honour) (to be confirmed)
      • Hon. V.Radhakrisnan (M.P), State Minister of Education of Sri Lanka
      • Ericka BAREIGHTS, Minister of Overseas Affairs , FRANCE - Chief Guest 
       

10.00 a.m. to 17:30 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION 1 - BUSINESS COUNCIL Conference Hall A 
TOPIC : MAKE IN INDIA: EXPLOITING THE POTENTIAL

Session Objectives: Investment Opportunities, Emerging Sectors, Research and Development, Human Resource Development India is the safest investment destination. Cheap labor will and cannot be a sustainable solution to attract investments. Investments in Human resources need to be made to create an internationally competitive advantage. Cities are essential to economic development. India has the opportunity to make quantum leaps in technology and designing cities. Retrofitting and modernizing cities will not help.
    • Moderator: Dr Ryan TEWARI: GOPIO International coordinator at large (Amsterdam,Netherland) - Managing Director, Mahler Fund Management BV
      • Shri Madhukar JETLEY, MLA State of UP and Former Minister of State and Founder of the UP NRI Department, Lucknow (India)
      • Mrs. Luisa MUNARETTO, Director INDEU Capital , Paris
      • Mr. Daniel SHARMA , Head of India Practice DLA Piper, Frankfurt, Germany
      • Mr. Kiran MALHOTRA ,Managing Director of Alliance Corporate Ltd; President of Indo-German Business Forum and Ambassador of City of Cologne, Germany

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 2 - BUSINESS COUNCIL Conference Hall A 
TOPIC : ENTREPRENEURIAL INDIA

Session Objectives: Exploiting the entrepreneurship opportunities in innovation, digital and social domains,Innovation, Focusing on the emerging and existing trends of entrepreneurship, digital India, role of Indian diaspora, advancement in science, technology and research
    • Moderator: Manish Dixit:Director of Contex City B.V. and President of the Rotterdam-The Hague chapter of GOPIO (Netherland)
    • Speakers:
      • Raj PUROHIT, MLA, Chief Whip of BJP, Maharasthra Assembly & Special Advisor to GOPIO, Mumbai, India
      • Dr. Gilles SAGODIRA, Lecturer in Management at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Reunion Island. Expert in Social Entrepreneurship, solidarity fundings and guidance in business development.
      • Dr Prabhu KULKARNI, Founding President of GOPIO Dublin,Ireland, Doctorate in Philosophy from Trinity University (Dublin), Consultant to Chemical Industries
      • Koumarane KICHENASSAMY, Chairman K2 PROCESS, Optimisation Industrielle, Rueil Malmaison ,FRANCE

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 3 - BUSINESS COUNCIL Conference Hall A 
TOPIC : DIASPORA IN THE WORLD OF FINANCE

Prospering India , Advancing Diaspora
  • Moderator: Ishwar RAMLUTHMAN ,Director,Ac Industrial Sales and Services - GOPIO International Coordinator , Africa , SA
  • Speakers:
    • Samir PATEL,M.D.,Amos Enterprises and President GOPIO - Amhedabad, India
    • Umesh CHANDRA, CEO Chartex Pty Ltd, Board of Directors Radio, Queensland, Australia
    • Mr Viresh SHARMA, President, Laser Systems, GOPIO life Member and Treasurer, GOPIO-CT, Stamford, CT, USA
    • Dr Ryan TEWARI: GOPIO International coordinator at large (Amsterdam,Netherland) - Managing Director, Mahler Fund Management BV

PANEL DISCUSSION 4 - HEALTH and WEALTHNESS 
TOPIC : HIGHER MORTALITY RATE OF INDIAN DIASPORA

    • Moderator:Dr Pradip SEWOKE: Interventional Cardiologist, Head of Hemodynamics Unit Diaconat Clinic, Mulhouse, France
    • Speaker:
      • Dr Jagan JOHN: BDCCG Clinical Director/ Prime Ministers Challenge Fund Lead (BHR)/ Director- Health 1000 (PMCF)
      • Dr Naren GOKARN: Cancer, Oncology & Radiotherapy , Cherbourg , France
      • Professor Atul PATHAK, Cardiology - Pharmacology, Head of Hypertension,Rissk Factors and Heart Failutre Unit, Centre de Recherche Cardiovasculaire CHU - Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse,France
      • Dr Ashok TIROUVANZIAM: Interventional Cardiologist, La Clinique Nantaise, Nantes, France

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 5 - DIASPORA WRITERS FORUM - ACADEMIC COUNCIL 
TOPIC : Is there an Indian Model of Leadership: Realizing the potential for Self

    • Moderator: Dr Neerja Arun GUPTA : Professor Principal, Bhavan's Arts and Commerce College; Advisor and Coordinator, Study Abroad Program and Diaspora Study & Syndicate Member, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India; and Chairperson, GOPIO Academic Council
    • Speakers :
      • JAVED AKTAR, Scriptwriter, lyricist, poet- In March 2010, Nominated to Rajya Sabha, Sept. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Home Affairs Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Information Technology
      • Dr Christoher CAREY,Executive Director at Passport to India and Director of Global Gateways at The Ohio State University
      • Farouk Khan ,Journalist, Author and Commentator, GOPIO South Africa, SA
      • Dr.Satya Pal Singh , Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Uttar Pradesh

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 6 - WOMEN COUNCIL 
TOPIC : WOMEN LEADERSHIP

    • Moderator: Rita ABRAHAM : SA Insurance Brokers , Chairperson- GOPIO Women�s Council
    • Speakers:
      • H. E. Ms Ruchira Kamboj Ambassador, Permanent Delegate INDIA to UNESCO, Paris
      • Dr Kawel MOHAN, Guru Nanak Medical Centre, London , GB
      • Michelle MICKAEL, President WOMENS FORTE SA, Life member GOPIO South Africa
      • Mrs Krilata RAM, Founder Chairperson of SSR Disability Services Centre, Mauritius

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 7 - ASSOCIATIONS OF THE DIAS 
TOPIC :Social Activism: Empowering India through social initiatives Vision for Indian Diaspora Social, Economic and Cultural Essence

    • Moderator:Suman KAPOOR, Past Chairman of Women�s and Cultural Council, Current GOPIO International coordinator for Oceania, Director of Indian Cuisine company, New Zealand.
    • Speakers:
      • Hons. Mr Mookheswar CHOONEE, Ex-Minister of Arts & Culture, Mauritius
      • Professor Ruben GOWRYCHARN,PhD in Economics, Utrecht University, Netherland
      • Dr PRABHAKAR, Society for Rural Improvement(SRI), colleague of Dr Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Laureate
      • Sunil CHOPRA, Ex-Mayor Southwark, London, GB 

     

PANEL DISCUSSION 8 - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL 
TOPIC :Impact of Innovation and Digital Manufacturing on Modern Economy: Transformation of Agricultural Economy to Technological Economy in context of Make in India

    • Moderator: Prof. Prasad KDV Yarlagadda OAM : - Ph.D FIE Australia, FIE(India), Fellow AMME, C.Eng., C.P.Eng., Professor in Smart Systems, Project Director: Airports of the Future, School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Science and Engineering Faculty,Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    • Speakers:
      • Dr Ramesh CAUSSY: Founder of Partnering Robotics & Inventor of Diya One Robot. 1st prize in Innovation category at the Grand Prix des Chefs dEntreprise 2015
      • Dr Thomas ABRAHAM :Experts in advanced materials and nanotechnology - President of Innovative Research and Products (iRAP), Inc.,Stamford, CT (USA)
      • Professor Ashutosh TIWARI:Chair & Managing Director,Tekidag AB, Linkopings Univerity, Sweden
      • Coburn-Kutay TAHA: Chairman, UK Asian Business Council (UKABC), Managing Director, Monkey Consulting Limited , Member Indo-British Trade Council, London, UK 
  • DINNER CRUISE ON THE SEINE RIVER - PARIS - BATEAUX MOUCHES
  • Come and enjoy a meal prepared by a top Parisian chef with the unparalleled glorious sights of Paris illuminated by night through the stunning bay windows of the river boat.

CHIEF GUEST:Segolene ROYAL, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, FRANCE

    •   RECOGNITION OF INDIAN DIASPORA ACHIEVERS 2016, Award ceremony.
    • LAUNCHING OF BOOK ON NELSON MANDELA - Kevin JOSEPH , Photographer of Nelson Mandela, Farook Khan and Rita Abraham from South Africa in the presence of His Excellency, Ambassador of South Africa in France
       
    • DINNER CRUISE ON THE SEINE RIVER - PARIS - BATEAUX MOUCHES. Come and enjoy a meal prepared by a top Parisian chef with the unparalleled glorious sights of Paris illuminated by night through the stunning bay windows of the river boat.
    • PARIS ILLUMINATION - DIWALI 2016 IN PARIS 
  • PARIS ILLUMINATION - DIWALI 2016 IN PARIS

Sunday, November 13 09:00 to 13:00 hrs GOPIO-EUROPE GENERAL BODY MEETING

SUNDAY November 13th - ON REQUEST - VISITING PARIS

INFORMATIONS - ABOUT YOUR STAY IN PARIS

FACILITIES OPPORTUNITIES

Transportation from Airports: Arrangement can be made for picking / dropping to Airports

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Dr. Pradip Sewoke and Mehen Poinoosawmy 
Convention Chairman Dr. Pradip Sewoke and Convener Mehen Poinoosawmy

For more details, contact: Convention Chairman Dr. Pradip Sewoke, GOPIO's International Coordinator for Europe at 33 6 70 63 33 35, pradip-kumar.sewoke@orange.fr or Convention Convener Mr. Mehen Poinoosawmy, President, GOPIO-Paris Nord at+33 6 70 46 88 85, mpoinoos@gmail.com or visit http://gopiofrance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Convention.html 
GOPIO's INTERNATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR EUROPE AND CONVENTION CHAIRMAN DR. PRADIP SEWOKE COMPLETES MULTI-NATIONS TRIP TO PROMOTE THE CONVENTION

Dr. Pradip Sewoke completed multi-nations trip to promote the GOPIO Europe Convention and met community leaders in UK, Netherlands and Germany. Dr. Sewoke traveled to Berlin, Stuttgart, London and Belfast and met with GOPIO officials and the larger Indian community. In London Dr,. Sewoke was accompanied by GOPIO International Coordinator-at-Large RyanTrwari from The Netherlands.

Dr. Pradip Sewoke in European Countries
Photos above: Dr. Pradip Sewoke at the various community meetings to promote the European Convention. Photos clockwise from top left: Meetig in Belfast with former GOPIO President Lord Dilijit Rana, at Guru Nanak Medical Center, with community leader and GOPIO Life Member Rami Ranger, with Bajinder Sodhi in Berlin and community meetings in London
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MEETING WITH INDIAN AMBASSADOR MOHAN KUMAR IN PARIS
 
GOPIO Europe Convention Convener and GOPIO-Paris Nord Presdient Mehen Poinoosawmy and honorary President Vimal Khosla called on the Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar last ,pmth and briefed on the convention activities.

GOPIO Europe Convention Convener Mehen Poinoosawmy with Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar  
Photo Left: From l. to r.: Vimal Khosla, Ambassador Mohan Kumar and Mehen Poinoosawmy

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GOVT. OF INDIA ANNOUNCES PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS 2017
 
GOVT. OF INDIA ANNOUNCES PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS 2017
 
The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and the State of Karnataka, have announced the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention from 7 to 9 January 2017 in Bengaluru, Karnataka and are inviting Non-Resident Indians (NRI) and Persons-of Indian Origin (PIO) to the meet. Please see more details below or at https://pbdindia.gov.in/.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 Flyer 

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GOPIO MEMBERS TO GET 50% DISCOUNT ON REGISTRATION
 
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50% discount for Indian Origin Registrants if Number of members registering is more than 50.
 
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For all registering under GOPIO with Group code is # 5805c35dd6950, Proceed on the registration till you hit the page for payment. Save the document on the server itself. Then make the payment of $125 to GOPIO using your credit card through PayPal as follows:
 

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GOPIO TO ORGANIZE ITS CONVENTION ON JAN. 5TH AND 6TH IN BENGALURU

The venue is Lalit Ashok (http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-ashok-bangalore/). GOPIO has special room rates. Please see details below for room rates and booking at Lalit Ashok.
GOPIO LIFE MEMBERSHIP AND CHAPTER FORMATION
 
GOPIO is a non-partisan, non-sectarian global organization with chapters in several countries, actively promoting the interests of people of Indian origin worldwide by monitoring and addressing current critical issues of concern, and by enhancing cooperation and communication between groups of Indians living in various countries.
 
GOPIO Individual Life membership is open to all who believe in the mission of GOPIO. The one- time fee is $5,000 for Platinum Life Membership, $2,500 for Gold Life Membership and $1,500 Silver Life Membership and 2/3 of the amount for each category for those from developing countries and India.
 
GOPIO is looking forward to opening chapters in all major cities of the world, so as to network with people of Indian origin all over the world. If you do not have a chapter in your city, please visit the GOPIO website (www.gopio.net) and get details of chapter initiation (visit http://www.gopio.net/chapter_initiative.htm). This process involves sending a letter of intent to start a chapter by a committee of five people or more.  For more information, contact:
 
GOPIO Chairman - Dr. Thomas Abraham, Stamford, Connecticut, USA, Tel: +1-203-329-8010, E-mail: gopio@optonline.net
 
GOPIO President - Niraj Baxi, San Jose, California, USA, Tel: 408-307-9845, E-mail: president@gopio.net
 
GOPIO Executive Vice President - Noel Lal, Sydney, Australia, Tel: +61 417448293, E-mail: evpgopio@gmail.com
 
GOPIO Vice President - Ram Gadhavi, Wayne, New Jersey, USA, Tel: +1-973-699-8582, E-mail: ram@gadhavi.net
 
Execuitve Trustee of GOPIO Foundation - Inder Singh, Tarzana, California, USA, Tel: +1-818-708-3885, E-mail:indersinghusa@gmail.com
 
GOPIO's Global Ambassador - Sunny Kulathakal, Bahrain, +973-39441956, India +91-9845756692, E-mail:kulathakal44@gmail.com
 
To become a Life member of GOPIO, visit http://www.gopio.net/gopio_membership.html, print and fill up the form and send it with a check to:. GOPIO International, PO Box 1413, Stamford, CT 06904, USA.

EDITORIAL BOARD

Chief Editor: Dr. Thomas Abraham, Founder President and Chairman of GOPIO International (Stamford, CT, USA)
Editor: Nami Kaur, Chair, GOPIO Media Council (Yonkers, New York, USA)
Associate Editors: Layla Matthew (Bangalore, India), Ila Rosengarten (Denver, CO, USA) and Harry Walia (Australia)
Webmasters: Prashant Gupta (Hyderabad, India) and Abu Thomas (New Rochelle, NY, USA)   
Contributors of this issue: Dr. Pradip Kumar Sewoke (International Coordinator for Europe, Belforte, France); Mehen Poinoosawmy (President, GOPIO France Paris Nord, Paris, France), 
GOPIO NEWS welcomes NRI/PIO related stories from all over the world. Be a volunteer correspondent or reporter. 
 
Contact Dr. Thomas Abraham, Tel: 203-329-8010, E-mail: gopio@optonline.net.

Visit GOPIO's Official site at www.gopio.net or www.gopio.com
  
Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Inc.,P.O. Box 1413, Stamford, CT 06904-1413

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