H R Shah, Chairman and CEO of TV Asia was honored by the Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey on February 22 at Hotel Edison in Edison, N.J. Attended by nearly 100 guests, the award was given to Shah for his contributions to the community and for achievements. Shah has also been selected by the government of India to receive the 2017 Padma Shri award.
Among the guests at the event were New Jersey State Sen. Samuel Thompson and James S. Choma, chief development officer of the St. Peters Healthcare System. Also present were Piscataway Township Councilman Kapil Shah, who is also the vice-president of the Chamber and President Priti Pandya Patel, as well as members of the board of the organization.
Patel introduced Shah highlighting his achievements and mentorship of up-coming Indian-American business community and the South Asian community. He was presented a plaque for outstanding achievements and Thompson awarded him a citation praising his work and listing all the non-profit organizations Shah has founded and is a member of their advisory boards.