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AIMA's 63rd Foundation Day & 13th National Management Day: 21 February 2019, New Delhi

The All India Management Association (AIMA) - the apex body for Management in the country celebrates its 62nd Foundation Day on 21st February every year.

This special day also coincides with the 12th National Management Day which is celebrated by the AIMA network of the 67 Local Management Associations (LMAs) all over the country. The main function in Delhi would be attended by close to 400 management professionals from industry, government, academia, media and management students.

On this occasion, we also present the AIMA Awards of Excellence to distinguished professionals. These awards have been presented to leading corporates, scientists, bureaucrats and academicians in the past.

In keeping with the high tradition of recognizing excellence, following awards were presented on the Foundation Day this year:

  • AIMA – JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award to Nandan Nilekani, Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys Ltd.
  • Life Time Achievement in Management Award to Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group.
  • Public Service Excellence Award to Anshu Gupta, Founder, Goonj.
  • Dr. J S Juneja Award for Creativity and Innovation for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises to Yantra Harvest Energy through its Ajit Ratanchand Shah, Managing Director.
  • Kewal Nohria Award for Leadership in Management Education went to Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management.
  • Dr Ram Tarneja Award for Best Article in Indian Management was presented to Harish Bijoor, CEO, Harish Bijoor Consultants.

The eminent speakers who addresses the Foundation Day function include:

  • Mr Rahul Bajaj, Head of Bajaj Group of Companies and Former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
  • Mr Nandan Nilekani, Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys Ltd
  • Mr Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group
  • Mr T V Mohandas Pai, Sr Vice President, AIMA and  Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd
  • Mr Harshavardhan Neotia, Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group
  • Mr Sanjay Kirlokar, Vice President, AIMA & Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers
  • Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA and Chairman, Hero Corporate Service Pvt Ltd
  • Mr Anshu Gupta, Founder, Goonj
  • Mr Akhil Bansal, Deputy CEO, KPMG in India