Realized that to fulfill his vision of community service, he needed to be politically connected in order to showcase profound achievements and illustrate the need for expansion of community and social services, and required resources. Over the years, has established relationships with several important political leaders and has played a pivotal role assisting these leaders to achieve their goals and expand their networks within the Indian community.
Community development work represents a mix of public life and philanthropy. His main purpose in both areas has primarily been to foster a better understanding between the Indo-Canadian community and mainstream Canadian society.
In mind, success is not a measure of prosperity and wealth. It is a measure of helping the community. Over the past four decades, he has divided his time almost equally between business development and community development. Achievements encompass all spheres of human endeavor. He has shown exemplary aptitude and acumen for entrepreneurship, an abiding passion for community development, a visionary zeal for philanthropy and dedication through it all.
During his long illustrious career to date, has been on the advisory boards of numerous associations and has avowedly eschewed awards and accolades, believing in the adage that work is worship. Bowing to the insistence of his well wishers, he agreed to accept the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 and the ICCC Humanitarian Award in 2018.