Sunil Kothari is widely recognized as a successful businessman and a generous philanthropist with a significant presence in both Bharat and Thailand. Since establishing residence in Thailand in 1983, Sunil has actively engaged in supporting various socio-cultural causes, embodying a strong commitment to community welfare and the promotion of Indian culture.

In Thailand, Sunil is a respected figure within the Indian community and holds prominent roles in organizations such as the India-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thai Gems and Jewelry Traders Association, Vishwa Hindu Parishad Association Thailand, India-Thai Business Association, Indian Association of Thailand, and Ekal Vidyalya Foundation Thailand.

Driven by a belief in inclusive development, Sunil has dedicated his resources to empower communities and foster cultural ties between Bharat and Thailand. His efforts have garnered prestigious awards, including the Princess Plaque Award for supporting the 15th World Sanskrit Conference in Bangkok.

Philanthropic Works:

  • Donations for natural calamity relief efforts and ongoing support for religious and charity activities.
  • Sustained contributions to events like the International Day of Yoga and the Festival of India in Thailand.
  • Active involvement in initiatives supporting education, healthcare, and cultural events in both countries.
  • Financial assistance to various educational institutions, including Indian Studies Center at Chulalongkorn University and India Studies program at Thammasat University.

Sunil’s commitment extends to numerous social, cultural, and religious activities, exemplified by his support for underprivileged children, Swachh Bharat Mission, and Namami Gange initiatives. He has also played a pivotal role in the construction of temples and cremation sites, contributing to the rich tapestry of both Thai and Indian societies.

International Year of Millets 2023: Sunil Kothari’s philanthropic efforts further include initiating fundraising activities for the maintenance of Thai temples and supporting the publication of religious books about Buddhism in Thailand.

Sunil Kothari’s life is a testament to the positive impact that one individual can have on communities, bridging cultural boundaries and fostering goodwill between nations.