WALTHAM, MA— INE MultiMedia Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to promoting and supporting charitable organizations, art, culture, education and empowerment, announced that BMW of Sudbury and Dharani Restaurant Group have joined New England Choice Awards 2017 as platinum sponsors.
On Oct. 27, INE MultiMedia, in collaboration with INDIA New England News, will honor 10 individuals and organizations from New England for their outstanding contributions. In addition, a Lifetime Achievement award will be bestowed upon an individual who has served the community for over a decade. New England Choice Awards 2017 will be held at Westin Hotel in Waltham, MA.
“We are excited to sponsor New England Choice Awards 2017 as a Platinum sponsor,” said Pranav Gill, general manager of BMW of Sudbury. “We take pride in serving our clients and supporting our community. We are looking forward to NECA 2017.”
International chef Devanand Chinta of the fast-growing Dharani group of restaurants and its Chief Executive Chef said that Dharani and its parent company Altamount Restaurant Group will also join New England Choice Awards as a platinum sponsor.
“We want to showcase a new style of food and catering to this exclusive audience,” said Bhaskar Rednam, Founder and CEO of Altamount Restaurant Group. “As we grow our chain nationwide, we want to stay connected with and serve and support our community.”
Dr. Manju Sheth, president of INE Multimedia and host of INDIA New England News’s Chai With Manju celebrity interview series, said preparations for NECA 2017 are in full swing.
“We are thrilled to receive overwhelming number of nominations this year,” said Dr. Sheth. “On that note we would like to welcome BMW/ and Pranav Gill as platinum sponsors of the event.”
Upendra Mishra, publisher of INDIA New England News and co-founder of INE Multimedia, thanked BMW of Sudbury and Dharani and Altamount Restaurant Group, for coming on board as key sponsors of the event.
“We welcome back Pranav Gill and his BMW of Sudbury who had supported this event as platinum sponsor last year as well. We are happy that they are back again,” said Mishra. “Dharani and Altamount Restaurant Group are joining as a platinum sponsor for the first time and we are looking forward to working with them and providing a new experience of Indian food to the attendees.”
Award recipients, who names will be announced in September, will be honored in following categories:
2.Artist of the Year
3.Art and Culture (organization)
4.Business and Entrepreneurship
6.Healthcare (individual/service provider)
10.Youth Award (under 25)
And a Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2016, the husband-wife team of philanthropists Jaishree and Desh Deshpande were honored with Lifetime Achievement Award. Other luminaries and organizations honored were: Academician Vijay Kumar, Bharatnatyam dancer Jothi Raghavan, LearnQuest Academy of Music, medical technology entrepreneur Amar Sawhney, community catalyst Puran Dang, healthcare leader Dr. Dinesh Patal, philanthropist Venkat Srinivasan and Youth Leader Gautam Narula.