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    New York, May 8, 2017: Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) along with the New York Consul General of India has launched Indian Chamber of Commerce (GICC) in New York on April 28, this year.
    Earlier, this year, GICC was inaugurated in Mumbai on January 10 by the governor of the state and Vidyasagar Rao, governor of Tamil Nadu.
    “GOPIO has tapped into a long-felt need for an international networking organization for the business people of Indian origin,” said Prakash Shah, co-chair of GICC.
    According to Shah, after the launch of GICC at the financial capital of India, requests were being received to open it in the major cities across the globe. He also emphasized, “GICC aims to bring together the business people of the Indian diaspora, providing them the networking opportunity on a common worldwide platform.”
    NewsGram brings to you latest new stories in India. H. R. Shah, chair of the GICC launch; GOPIO “Life Member” and Parikh Worldwide Media Chairman Dr. Sudhir Parikh, recipient of India’s Padma Shri award, and New Jersey Assemblyman Raj Mukherji. H.R. Shah, chairman of TV Asia, who received a Padma Shri award this year, is chair of GOPIO’s Board of Advisors were on the list of other speakers at the event.
    “The Biennial Convention in 2016 held in New York became a cornerstone for GOPIO to be more involved in business, technology, investment and philanthropic activities to
    mobilize diaspora resources for the common good,” said Dr. Thomas Abraham, Chairman of GOPIO international.

    He also added that GOPIO is the “only globally networked” Indian Chamber of Commerce and is recognized better than other chambers of commerce.
    GOPIO has made a press release in which it was mentioned that there are more than 3 million businesses owned by people of Indian origin around the world.
    The plan of the chamber is to set up chapters in the neighborhood with a large number of Indian-owned businesses and services.