Jagmohan Singh had an illustrious career in journalism, coupled with the most dynamic performance in several business ventures. Being the pioneer in bringing the Diaspora together he introduced the very concept of NRI to India and the Global Indian community. Known for his great public relationship skills and acknowledged widely for his multiple abilities … Jagmohan Singh's professional life was a blend of innovation, creativeness and success.
Jagmohan Singh was the enterprising son of the late Sardar Durlab Singh, a veteran freedom fighter and a doyen among journalists, recognized till date as the man who brought courage and truth to journalism in India and is still a name to reckon with in the Indian Press ie The Fourth Estate.
The father's rare courage and charisma rubbed off on the son's personality and added to his many skills and talents that had enabled him foray successfully in numerous ventures. Having graduated in the profession with the family's popular Newsweekly - Indian Observer - Jagmohan Singh contributed numerous articles in various leading daily newspapers on business and politics and remained busy in the field of active journalism, which incidentally translated into a passion for publishing in the recent times.
Jagmohan Singh was popular with the world Indian community and recognized by his countrymen for having founded the NRI Institute in the Year 1989. The concept was his brainchild and has been running remarkably well over the last 25 years. The NRI Institute over many years of dedicated service initiates the bringing together Indians and Non-Resident Indians on a common platform in order to strengthen the relationship between the two. NRI Institute and the concept of NRI Divas are the original ideas of this man, who had everything that builds bonding between India and Indians overseas. As the Founder Secretary General of the Institute, Jagmohan Singh was responsible in setting up Chapters in UK, USA, Canada, Angola, Muscat, Thailand, Seychelles, Australia, Madagascar, Dubai, Switzerland, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Singapore Washington DC and the latest in Uganda and has so far organized numerous International Conferences in India and abroad.
Jagmohan Singh was facing some serious medical problems on the health front for the last couple of months and had to be admitted in the Hospital on 1st of July and having put up a brave fight breathed his last on 11th of July 2012.