Canada India Foundation Awards Gala

Saturday, April 26 - 2014
Toronto, Ontario


Special event honouring one of the icons of the global Information Technology industry, Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder and Executive Chairman of Infosys.

 Mr. Murthy has been described by Time magazine as the Father of the Indian IT sector, and as one of the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time by Fortune magazine. He co-founded Infosys in 1981 and served as its CEO from 1981 to 2002 and as Chairman from 2002 to 2011, guiding the company to become a multinational corporation and a leader of India’s software revolution. Mr. Murthy is the recipient of India’s second highest civilian award and has also been honoured by the governments of United Kingdom and France. Mr. Murthy has also been described as the face of compassionate capitalism, because of his personality and philanthropy.

Mr. Murthy will be the recipient of the CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award, presented to one person from the global Indian community whose accomplishments make all members of the community proud. Previous recipients of the Award include Mr. Ratan Tata, former Head of the Tata Group. The Award will be presented by  Canada India Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting stronger ties between Canada and India, at the CIF Award Gala, taking place on


Date:            April 26, 2014 at the

Location:       Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto.

 You are invited to join Canada India Foundation and other guests in the honouring of Mr. Narayana Murthy. The Chief Guest at the Award Gala will be Canada’s Minister of Finance, Hon. Joe Oliver. Several other parliamentarians will be among the dignitaries present. You have the following options to participate:

 Corporate Sponsor – $ 5,000 / table of 10

(includes 2 tickets to VIP reception, half-page ad in souvenir and sponsor recognition at the Gala)

Regular Tables – $2,500 / table of 10

Individual Tickets – $ 300 / ticket


Please contact Kalyan Sundaram, Executive Director, Canada India Foundation, 151 N Rivermede Road, Vaughan, ON L4K 0C4 at (416) 779-5237 or

Regular tables and individual tickets may also be ordered online at


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