The award was conferred upon Patel by the Global Achievers Foundation (GAF) on 11 April, 2015 at Kathmandu, Nepal. A total of 20 awards were bestowed upon personalities from south-east Asia.
GAF, a non-profit organisation confers the awards to selected people and organisations which have played distinguished role in the development of their countries.
Patel, who was selected from India, was honoured for his contribution towards the progress of the nation in the corporate sector. With this, Jak has taken its total award tally to 22 international and 282 national awards.
GAF awards are given in the fields of corporate, health, education, sports, finance, industries, hospitality, tourism, co-operatives, public and social service.