Dainik Bhaskar hosts India Pride Awards 2013-14

23 Dec,2013

By A Correspondent


Punjab National Bank CMD K R Kamath felicitated by Union HRD Minister Dr M Mangapati Pallam Raju as Dainik Bhaskar group chairman Ramesh Agarwal (left) looks on

The fifth edition of the India Pride Awards, instituted by Dainik Bhaskar Group in 2009 to acknowledge excellence in public sector units (PSUs), was held in Delhi last week (December19).


Dr. M. Mangapati Pallam Raju,  Union Minister for Human Resource Development was the Chief Guest, Dr. Harak Singh Rawat, Minister of Agriculture, Medical Education & Soldier Welfare in Uttarakhand, was the Guest of Honour and Dr. Charan Das Mahant, Minister of State of Agriculture and  Rajeev Shukla, Minister of State Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, were special guests at the event.


The award, which is highly regarded, was judged by meticulous evaluation by jury supported by analysis by ICRA  as Knowledge Partners.


In his address Dr. M. Mangapati Pallam Raju emphasised ,”PSUs play a vital role in the making of the nation. Where everything in the nation is affected by what happens in another part of the world, PSUs have been playing a stabilising role.”


Said Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Chairman, Dainik Bhaskar Group in his address: “Ours is a large nation- whatever is happening- whatever  changes are happening – are more apparent in the Tier-II and Tier-III towns. PSU have a lot role to play in the stability of these markets as they are the prime employment provider in these markets. These towns and changes therein define the country.”


The highlight of evening was the felicitation of K R Kamath, CMD, Punjab National Bank with the Lifetime achievement award.


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