Chairman of TV Asia and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in New York, H.R. Shah is a prominent name in the Indian-American community. He has several firsts to his credit including the first NRI to own a chain of stores anywhere in the world and the first NRI to set up a 24×7 TV channel. He is also widely active on the philanthropic front, supporting the Queens Child Guidance Center, New York, and Krishna Heart Institute, a charitable body based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He famously accompanied former US President Bill Clinton during his trips India in 2000 and 2001.
Recognizing outstanding achievements of Indians at International platforms since 2000