Awards, Distinctions and Positions Currently held
  • Member of the National Integration Council (2014) under the Eminent Public Figures Category.
  • Visitor’s (President of India) Nominee, Executive Council, Delhi University.
  • Visitor’s (President of India) Nominee, Court, Pondicherry University.
  • Member, Advisory Board, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy (The Hindu Newspaper)
  • Trustee, South Asia Foundation (India Chapter).
  • Adviser, Madanjeet Singh Foundation
  • Adviser, Manipal University.
  • Columnist with The Hindu, The Hindustan Times and Mail Today newspapers.
  • Founder Chairman, the “Darshan” Trust, Jaipur.
  • Founder\ Vice Chairman and Principal Donor, “The Lepra India Trust” New Delhi
  • Awarded the Mazzini Prize by the Govt. of Italy (2005).
  • NDTV "Indian of The Year Award" (2009) as India’s Icon.
  • NDTV "Indian of The Year Award" (2013) as India’s Icon.
  • Chairman, Governing Body of College of Vocational Studies, New Delhi w.e.f. 30 July, 2015 for one Year