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Aima Managing India Awards 2017

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(L-R) Anil Rai Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, Havells India Ltd; T N Ninan, Chairman & Editorial Director, Business Standard Pvt Ltd; Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director & CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd; Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways, Government of India; Faqir Chand Kohli, Former Deputy Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services; Dilip Shanghvi, Managing Director, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; Anand Burman, Chairman, Dabur India Ltd and Sanjay Gupta, Editor in Chief & CEO, Jagran Prakashan Ltd (Standing L-R) Harshavardhan Neotia, Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group; T V Mohandas Pai, Sr Vice President, AIMA and Chairperson, Manipal Global Education Services; Rekha Sethi, Director General, AIMA; Amit Chandra, Managing Director, Bain Capital; Archana Chandra, CEO, Jai Vakeel Foundation & Research Centre; Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA and Chairman, Hero Enterprise; Devansh Jain, Founder and Executive Director, Inox Wind Ltd; Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, Managing India Awards Jury and Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group Rahul Sharma, Co-founder, Micromax Informatics Ltd and Nitesh Tiwari, Film Director & Screenwriter.

In all of AIMA’s history spanning more than 5 decades, it has been promoting excellence in the discipline of management in business and education. With the AIMA Managing India Awards, we now hope to promote management in every sphere of life and be recognized as a patron of management in fields as varied as commerce and art, sports and cinema.

India is not just about management and thriving businesses, but it is also about music, sports, cinema, media and social change. It is the synergy of all these varied disciplines that has made us a force to reckon with. In the recent years, we have seen all-round contributions from all these spheres which made the world sit up and take notice of the emerging super-power, India

It is for this reason that AIMA propose to bring all these vibrant disciplines, which reflects the state of advanced development in an economy under one umbrella – The AIMA Managing India Awards - and recognize the contributions of those who have set benchmarks of excellence in their respective spheres and have helped built Brand India.

The AIMA Managing India Awards was established with an aim to recognize the achievers who have made a fundamental difference, creating an edge above peers for others to emulate. Since its inception in 2010, these Awards have been conferred on leading icons from the Indian industry, media, sport and entertainment. Over the years, AIMA Managing India Awards have become one of the most coveted leadership honors in the country and are greatly valued.

A neutral jury under the chairmanship of Mr Sanjiv Goenka, Past President, AIMA and Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group decides the eminent personalities who will be awarded under different categories which includes :

  • Transformational Business Leader of the Year
  • Emerging Business Leader
  • Young Entrepreneur Award
  • Outstanding Contribution to Media
  • Corporate Citizen Award
  • Director of the Year
  • Lifetime Contribution to Media
  • Outstanding Institution Builder
  • Outstanding PSU of the Year
  • Lifetime Contribution Award
  • Outstanding Initiative of the Year
  • Indian MNC of the Year
  • MNC in India of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Business Leader of the Year

The Eighth Edition of AIMA Managing India Awards

The Eighth edition of the AIMA Managing India Awards was held on Thursday, 27 April, 2017 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi to honour stalwarts from various fields at a glittering function attended by the who’s who of India.

The AIMA Managing India Awards aim to recognise the contributions of those who have set benchmarks of excellence in their respective spheres and have helped build Brand India - stalwarts from different fields, who have excelled in their respective spheres with vision and inspiration and are worthy of emulation and admiration.

Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways, Government of India was the Chief Guest and Mr Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India was the Guest of Honour at the awards ceremony.

A neutral jury, chaired by Mr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group decided the eminent personalities who were awarded under different categories this year. The winners for this year include:

Award Winners for this Year are :

Indian MNC of the Year – Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director & CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd

• MNC in India of the Year – Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Lifetime Contributon Award - F C Kohli, Former Dy Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services

Outstanding Institution Builder – Anand Burman, Chairman, Dabur India Ltd

Director of the Year - Nitesh Tiwari, Film Director & Screenwriter (Dangal)

Lifetime Contribution to Media - T N Ninan, Chairman & Editorial Director, Business Standard Pvt Ltd

Outstanding PSU of the Year - Sutirtha Bhattacharya, Chairman and Managing Director, Coal India Ltd

Outstanding Contribution to Media – Sanjay Gupta, Editor in Chief & Chief Executive Officer, Dainik Jagran

Transformational Business Leader of the Year - Rahul Sharma, Co-founder, Micromax Informatics Ltd

Emerging Business Leader – Anil Rai Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, Havells India Ltd

Corporate Citizen Award – Amit Chandra, Managing Director, Bain Capital and Archana Chandra, CEO, Jai Vakeel Foundation & Research Centre

Oustanding Initiative of the Year - Sharad Sharma, Co-founder & Governing Council Member, iSPIRT

Young Entrepreneur Award - Devansh Jain, Founder and Executive Director, Inox Wind Ltd

 Entrepreneur of the Year – Dilip Shanghvi, Managing Director, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd