Global Nagpur Awards
The Global Nagpur Awards were organized by Nagpur First in association with Calderys India Refractories Ltd. Calderys India was the award title partner for the Global Nagpur Summit 2014. The awards program was chaired by Mr. Hemant Lodha, MD, SMS Envocare and Mr. Aniket Jha, Director, Glocal ICD Pvt. Ltd. was the master of ceremony.
The winners of the Global Nagpur Awards were announced and felicitated during the Awards function and Networking Dinner at Hotel Centre Point on the evening of 27 December 2014.
The purpose of this award function was to recognize the individuals and organizations that have contributed towards Nagpur’s development and helped it towards becoming a global city.
Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman & MD of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. was the chief guest for the evening.
A total of 75 distinct nominations were received across multiple categories, from which a credible jury selected 12 winners in 11 categories. Each nomination was rigorously evaluated on the basis of three key parameters of (a) Global Reach (b) Contribution to Nagpur and (c) Recognition brought to Nagpur, achieved by the individual nominee.
The award winner in the various categories included: Mr. Nikhil Chandwani for Arts & Culture, Dr. C. D. Mayee for Agriculture and Agriculture Products, Mr. Yashwant Kanetkar for Education, Ms. Arundhati Pantawane for Sports, Global Nagpur Awards
Mr. Surendra Lodha for Individual Entrepreneur, Dr. Dilip P. Mase for Individual Professionals, Dr. Sunil Gupta and Dr. Viraj Shingade for Health, InfoCepts Technologies Pvt. Ltd. For IT, MADC for Infrastructure and Environment, Mr. Shashikant Chaudhari for Individual Professionals – IT and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. for Manufacturing
The Awards Ceremony was attended by around 150 top industry and association leaders, investors and entrepreneurs, providing an evening of acknowledgement, entertainment and opportunity to network with industry peers.
Mr. Abhishek Vidyabhanu, Regional Manager-West, Audi, announced courtesy award of “A weekend with Audi” for all the winners of the Global Nagpur Awards.