August 2014 \
"Yes, we can succeed in India"

By Kul Bhushan

NTPC has been conferred with the outstanding PSU of the year 2014 at the prestigious All India Management Association (AIMA) Managing India Awards -2014 by Mr Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Home Affairs

“We are making our constant efforts to turn this mandate of hope into a mandate of confidence. We are taking steps to revive economy and as a first step, we are trying to control inflation,” he said, adding the interest rate would come down only when we are able to check price rise.

The Home Minister said the NDA government wants to make India an economic super power and this government has the political leadership as well as the zeal to do it. When India become a super-economic power then it will also become a super-spiritual power or ‘Jagat Guru’ and regain its glory in the 21st century, he declared.

AIMA honoured eleven top business leaders:

• Lifetime Contribution Award - Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC Ltd.

• Indian Multinational of the Year - TCS Ltd. - N Chandrsekaran, CEO and MD TCS Ltd.

• Outstanding PSU of the Year - NTPC Ltd - Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing Director, NTPC Ltd.

• Outstanding Institutional Builder - Dr. Sengamedu Srinivasa Badrinath, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya.

• Emerging Business Leader of the Year - M. G. George Muthoot, Chairman, the Muthoot Group.

• Entrepreneurs of the Year - Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Chairman and Managing Director, Bandhan Financial Services.

• Outstanding Contribution to Media - Mammen Mathew, Chief Editor and Managing Director, Malayala Manorama Group.

• MNC in India of the Year - Samsung India Electronics Ltd. - B D Park, Managing Director Samsung India Electronics Ltd.

• Director of the Year - Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Film Writer, Producer, Director.

• Transformational Business Leader of the Year - Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

• Corporate Citizen Award - Shiv Nadar, Founder and Chairman, HCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation

In this glittering function, those who announced the citations were outstanding achievers and the recipients made short memorable speeches outlining their motivations and success secrets after receiving their awards from the Home Minister.

Every overseas Indian would have loved to hear these luminaries as each one had basically the same underlying message: “Yes, I can do it in India!”


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