Anil Rai Gupta, Chairman and Managing Director of Havells India Limited was conferred the prestigious ‘Emerging Business Leader’ Award at The AIMA (All India Management Association) Managing India awards 2017. The award was presented at a glittering ceremony at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi.
Commenting on the Award, Gupta said, “I am delighted and honoured that I have been conferred this prestigious award by AIMA, which is a recognition of our continued effort to provide wide range of unmatched and superior quality products to customers across the world while raising benchmark year after year. The award is also an acknowledgement of the spirit of our entrepreneurship as we remain young, energetic and firmly focused on research, innovation and development with an unflinching commitment to Make in India. We will continue to create value for our stakeholders, make meaningful contribution to the communities we serve and develop new products as part of our endeavour to address the changing preferences of our customers across the globe”.
He further added, “ I would also like to advice the budding entrepreneurs to open their vistas, have a clear vision and take risk because success comes to those who are willing to try and risk and fail and stand up to do it all over again”.
A neutral jury chaired by Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group selected the awardees under different categories. Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways, Government of India was the Chief Guest, and Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India was the Guest of Honour who handed over the awards to the awardees.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. Every year, to recognize excellence in Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, AIMA confers Awards.