NEWYORK (TIP): In an impressive ceremony at the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee office in Chandigarh, the Chief Minister of Haryana Ch. Bhupinder Singh Hooda inaugurated the Haryana Chapter of Indian National Overseas Congress (I) The event was hosted by ChPhool Chand Mullana, President Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee to welcome the INOC (I) USA delegation led by its President ShudhParkash Singh. The Chairman of NRI Cell of HPCC BudhParkash Singh welcomed the Chief Minister and the delegates from USA. In his opening address, Phool Chand Mullana spoke in detail about the importance of the contribution of the NRI’s. He congratulated the newly appointed Chapter President, Sher Singh Madra and assured him of HPCC’s total support. ShudhParkash Singh spoke about the work being done by Indian National Overseas Congress (I). He said Indians living abroad felt proud of the State of Haryana. “We believe the present Chief Minister is doing an outstanding job”, he said.
He thanked the CM for bringing the crime rate down and making Haryana a truly progressive State. He underscored the need to have greater FDI in India. As part of those efforts, as President of the INOC (I) he had asked skilled and able men, such as Madra, to join the INOC Overseas. Madra has the experience of being a banker for over 40 years and as a former Global Banking Head of Citigroup, he is more than able to help in that effort. Additionally, as the President of the NargisDutt Memorial Cancer Foundation he has been involved for many years in helping to fight cancer in India. Sher Singh Madra thanked ShudhParkash Singh for his appointment. He said it is a dream come true for him to be inaugurated by the Chief Minister himself in the presence of the state party President. Hooda appreciated the role of NRI’S for building India. He said new schemes will be implemented soon to facilitate the investments and charity work conducted by NRI’S. He lauded the hard work and dedication of ShudhParkash Singh and his team, the delegation of the INOC (I) that included Kanwal Sra, Ravi Chopra, Mohan Wanchoo and Edward Troy.