P. Chidambaram to Honour India’s Brightest SMEs at IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

  • Grand Awards Ceremony to be held on December 3, 2010 at The Lalit, New Delhi
  • Award Jury comprising of Mr. Shiv Nadar, Mr. Uday Verma, Mr. Jagdish Khattar, Mr. Gautam Thapar & Mr. Kushagra Bajaj
  • Large gathering of industry experts, MSMEs and business leaders expected

New Delhi, 1st December, 2010: The day which will see Micro, Small and Medium (MSMEs) – the unsung heroes of Indian economy – get their due recognition is finally here. ‘IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2010’ – an initiative of IndiaMART.com & ET NOW – is all set to culminate into its much-awaited Awards Ceremony on December 3, 2010 at The Lalit, New Delhi. It will witness a huge deluge of eminent business personalities, industry experts and some of India’s brightest SMEs. Gracing the ceremony as the Chief Guest, the Honourable Union Minister of Home Affairs Mr. P. Chidambaram will felicitate the proud awardees.

With a live performance by a celebrious fusion band ‘Mrigya’ and a stand-up show by popular comedian Vir Das, the ceremony is slated to be a perfect celebration of spirit of entrepreneurship among the SMEs. The Awards evening is poised to become one of the most memorable and coveted ceremonies of the year.

Looking forward to the Awards Ceremony, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, IndiaMART.com, said, “The four-month long journey of the Awards has truly been worthwhile with over 20000 responses received from SMEs across the country. The awards will identify the brightest out of these SMEs and reinforce their importance in the Indian economy. We believe that this event will leave an indelible mark and build a foundation for many more such endeavours in the future.”

Commenting on the same, Mr. Sunil Lulla, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Times Television Network, said, “At the high profile Jury Meet last week, five industry stalwarts finalized the best upcoming business talents from across the country amongst thousands of entries. We are confident that the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards this year and in the years to come will become one of the most coveted awards for successful businesses.”

The Jury Meet which took place at the ET NOW office in Noida saw the Jury members interact, debate and discuss to choose the brightest talent in the SME space. This was led by an attempt to select the business leaders who will guide country’s future in years to come.