65th Foundation Day & 15th National Management Day (20 February 2021)
AIMA held its 65th Foundation Day & 15th National Management Day online on the theme ‘Transformation for Continuity’ on 20th February 2021. Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Corporate Affairs & Finance, Government of India delivered the keynote address. Mr Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank, also addressed the management leadership of the country on the occasion. Mr Harsh Pati Singhania, President, AIMA and Vice Chairman and Managing Director, JK Paper Ltd, delivered the welcome address and complimented the FM on her budget, which he referred to as a budget of transformation for continuity. Mr CK Ranganathan, Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd gave the vote of thanks. Ms Rekha Sethi, Director General, AIMA, also addressed the gathering and delivered the introductory remarks.
On the occasion, Mr Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited, received the AIMA - JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award. The AIMA Life Time Achievement Award for Management was presented to Mr Azim Premji, Founder Chairman, Wipro Limited. Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, received the AIMA Public Service Excellence Award. AIMA also presented the AIMA Dr Ram Tarneja Award for Best Article in Indian Management to Mr Ambi Parmeswaran, Founder, brandbuilding.com, and the AIMA Dr J S Juneja Award for Creativity and Innovation in Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises to Captain Tractors.
Mr Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited also delivered the JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award Lecture. Mr Azim Premji, Founder Chairman, Wipro Limited had a fire-side chat with Mr Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers and another session on ‘Vaccinating India’ was organised with Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi and Ms Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group.
A special digital Souvenir which was made interactive and responsive was also released on the occasion. The programme was very well received and joined by business leaders, experts and academics from India and overseas through AIMA social media platform.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Bijoy Philip
Tel: 011 24608524 (Direct), 24645100, 43128100