Friends of the Carnival
|R R Oomerbhoy Pvt Ltd
Nothing satisfies more than a good book/read and great/scrumptious meal. R R Oomerbhoy Pvt Ltd, RRO as it is generally referred to, is committed to good health and quality food products. Its global reach expands from the Indian Subcontinent and Middle East to the Far East, Europe and United States of America. Headquartered in Mumbai, with over a decade of experience our product portfolio ranges from premium edible oils to leading global brands in other food categories. Our intent is to cultivate the palate of ordinary Mumbaikars to quality food and mix it into the varied passions of their everyday lives. In fact, provide alternative cuisine options to discerning consumers. This carnival hence in some manners is in sync with RRO's own vision.
Asia Society is the leading global organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people and institutions of Asia and the United States. The Society was founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller the 3rd. Asia Society India Centre is a part of Asia Society's global network of 11 offices. It is a not-for-profit, non partisan institution inaugurated by PM Dr. Manmohan Singh in 2006, aiming to become a key forum for intra-Asian connections and exchange. The India Centre is fortunate to have Sangita Jindal, Rajiv Singh, Jai Shroff, Sunil Mehta, Pheroza Godrej and Rashmi Poddar, among others, on its Board of Directors. Purnendu Chatterjee serves as the Chairman of the Board.
Manjeet Kripalani is the Former India Bureau chief of Businessweek magazine. During her extensive career in journalism (BusinessWeek, Worth and Forbes magazines), she has won several awards, including the Gerald Loeb Award, the George Polk Award, Overseas Press Club and Daniel Pearl Awards. Kripalani was the 2006-07 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York, which inspired her to found Gateway House, a foreign policy think tank in Mumbai.
Educated at Barnard College in New York, Saloni Jhaveri, a yoga lover and entrepreneur spends her time reading and attending thought-provoking events. She wants to work towards creating awareness towards multi-disciplinary approaches to problem-solving that involves the arts, sciences and architecture. As a friend of the carnival, she has helped with ideation and bringing in a sponsor.