Hyderabad, 3rd July 2023..Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTCCI), the 106-year-old and one of India’s most dynamic regional chambers today announced 22 winners of the FTCCI Excellence Awards.
Mr Anil Agarwal, President-FTCCI; Mr Arun Luharuka, Chairman, FTCCI Excellence Awards Committee; Mr Meela Jayadev, Sr. Vice President and Mr Suresh Kumar Singhal, Vice President disclosing the list of award winners in a media meet held at Federation House on Saturday.
The winners are Excellence in Industrial Productivity–Vasant Too Crafts; Excellence in All Round Performance –Mahindra & Mahindra; Excellence in Agro-Based Industry–Karan Spices; Excellence in Marketing Innovation–Kloudportal Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Export Performance–Nava Limited; Excellence in Export Performance (MSE)–Hans Products; Excellence in New & Renewable Energy Development/Application–Windstream Energy Technologies India Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Employees Welfare Initiatives–NCL Industries Ltd; Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility–My Home Industries Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Product Innovation—Shivnarayan Jewellers Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Product (MSE)–HC Robotics Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Innovative Product/Service in Healthcare with Highest Impact–Relysis Medical Devices; Excellence in Research & Development (MSE)–Motion Dynamic Pvt. Ltd; Outstanding Contribution to the Aerospace and Defence Industry–MQS Technologies Pvt. Ltd; Excellence in Information Technology—The Adarsh Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd; Excellence in Tourism Promotion–Usha Kiran Movies(Ramoji Film City); Excellence in Association/Chamber for Serving Industry, Commerce and Economy–Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Plastic Manufacturers Association; Excellence in Science or Engineering–Dr. Nayani Kishore Nath; Outstanding Women Entrepreneur–Mrs. Garima Bhargava, Director, Ammonia & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd; Outstanding Self-Sustaining Effort by a Differently SAbled Person–Harmehar Kaur Grewal; Excellence in Social Welfare Initiatives for Women Empowerment–Cheyuta Foundation(NG0) and Best Start-up of the Year–Smart Check.
While nominations were called in 23 categories, nominations were received only in 22 categories. No nomination was received in Excellence in Research & Development category. FTCCI used to give awards in 22 categories until now. But this year it introduced a new category called Best Start-up of the Year.
These awards will be presented to the winners in a glittering function to be held at HICC on 3rd July by Mr, K. T. Rama Rao, Minister for Industries and IT. Mr Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary; Mr. Anil Kumar Chalamalasetty, Chief Executive and MD of Greenko Group will be guests of honour.
The Jury divided into six groups and selected the winners. They Panel of Jury include Sri Ajay Misra, IAS. (Retd); Sri R Ravi Kumar Whole-time Director, Motion Dynamic Pvt. Ltd; C Shekar Reddy, Past National President, CREDAI; Sri Srinivas Garimella, Director, Vega Conveyors & Automation Ltd; Sri Vikas Raj, IAS, Chief Electoral Officer & Principal Secretary-Government of Telangana; Sri K. Harischandra Prasad, Past President, FTCCI; Prof. Abhirama Krishna, Director General, Badruka Group of Institutions; Sri Koteswara Rao SSR., Past-President, FTCCI; Sri Prakash Chandra Garg, Managing Committee Member, FTCCI; Hon’ble Justice Sri S. Govindarajulu, Retd. Judge, High Court of Andhra Pradesh; Sri S. Thirumalai, Past-President – FTCCI; Dr Nirmalya Bagchi, Director General (I/c), Administrative Staff College of India; Sri V.S. Raju, Past President, FTCCI; Sri C.V. Anirudh Rao, CVSV Agritech & Exim Ltd; Dr M. Gopala Krishna, IAS. (Retd.); Sri Shekhar Agarwal, Past President, FTCCI; Ms. Rakhi Kankaria, MC Member, FTCCI, Sri Shiv Kumar Rungta, Past President, FTCCI; Sri Ramakanth Inani, Past President, FTCCI; Hon’ble Justice Sri Ch. Kodanda Ram, Retd. Judge, High Court of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh; Sri K K Maheshwari, CIL Securities Ltd., Managing Director; Sri K. Mohan Raidu, Informatics India; Sri Meela Sanjay, Sudhakar Marketing Agencies P. Ltd.; CA. Sudhir V. S. Hiregange & Associates; Dr Surendra Kumar, Former Director & Senior Scientist, ARDE, DRDO; Sri P. Krishna, Director, Eqic Dies & Moulds Engineers P. Ltd.; Sri D. Sunil Reddy, Mg. Director, Dodla Dairy Limited and CA. Naresh Chandra Gelli V., Chartered Accountant
The 22 winners were chosen from 150 entries received.
Speaking on the occasion Anil Agarwal, President of FTCCI said these awards are different from the rest as they are given by the apex body of trade, unlike individuals or organisations. Hence, are highly sought after and respected.
Sri Mr Arun Luharuka, FTCCI Excellence Awards Committee Chairman said the companies known for quality and high production and whose contribution is significant to GDP etc were some of the considerations for choosing the winners.