2 October 1969 |
He has completed Aeronautical Engineering in Ukraine and later on started a steel company there.  He is active in Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries. He received Prawasi Bhartiya award by the President of India in 2012. Rajesh Saraiya has recently been announced Padmashree award in 2014 -- a civilian honour for his contribution to Industry and culture. He, along with his wife Kasturi Saraiya, is instrumental to set up an Indian Cultural center " Sanskriti " in Ukraine. He is first amongst Indians from CIS to receive this honour.