MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Dr. Ajay Lodha, President Elect of the powerful organization of Indian American doctors AAPI (Amrerican Association of Indian Physicians ) and a very active member of Rajasthan Association of North America was appointed to Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos’s MWBE Advisory Council on Oct 14th 2015. The mission of the council is to assist the County in doubling the participation of MWBE (Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise) businesses in the contracting process. The advisory council will assist the Comptroller’s office in monitoring the County’s compliance with MWBE goals and encourage MWBE firms to participate in County contract opportunities.

Dr. Lodha  stated: ” I am very pleased to join the Comptroller’s MWBE Advisory Council. I will make sure through my connections with  Indian American community to increase awareness of the Nassau County Government MWBE outreach program. I hope to  assist office in organizing educational seminars for South Asian business owners, where they can learn how to apply for contracts.