- Ms. Rao Sahib thanks IndiaMART.com & ET Now for the appreciation conferred upon her
- To take up the cause of women empowerment post this Award
New Delhi, 16th December, 2010: Ms. Lalitha Rao Sahib, Managing Director, Nuthatch Nutricare Technologies Pvt Ltd., was named the Woman Leader of Tomorrow atIndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2010 Ceremony held in New Delhi recently. Awarded by Honourable Union Minister of Home Affairs Mr. P. Chidambaram for her outstanding accomplishment as a woman entrepreneur, Ms. Rao Sahib is an embodiment of undaunted will power to convert the dreams into reality.
Proud of the achievement, Ms. Lalitha Rao Sahib, said, “It’s thrilling to have all the work I’ve put in get recognized. It took almost 12 years to come here. I received this Award on behalf of all my personal and official family members, staff members, vendors, bankers and clients who have supported us to receive the Award. Thank you IndiaMART.com and ET NOW, this has not only given a boost to enhance my entrepreneurship but, also motivated me to relentlessly work towards the social cause of empowering women.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, IndiaMART.com, said, “I congratulate Ms. Rao on winning this prestigious award. She is a role model for lakhs of women in the country and inspires them to take up entrepreneurial challenges.”
Lalitha Rao Sahib is a mechanical engineer by profession but has always loved to cook. Her dream was to create healthy and delicious food for all, so in 1999 she decided to become an entrepreneur. Today, she has over two decades experience in manufacturing food and nutritional products. Under her leadership, Nuthatch has taken giant strides and is poised to make waves in global markets.
The Awards Ceremony saw the unleashing of the rising entrepreneurial talent in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector.
About Nuthatch Nutricare Technologies (P) Ltd.
Headquartered in Bangalore, Nuthatch is a first generation business nest and into Food and Nutrition products (Dry Blending only). It is the world’s first company to introduce nutritional supplement in coffee taste for General and Diabetics. It has a pan-Indian presence with a countrywide customer base – both individual and institutional. The company makes Sunfeast pasta treat for ITC, Soup mixes to Bharti Wal-mart as well as instant mixes for the famous retail chain Nilgiris among others. Nuthatch has now spread its wings and recently launched its own line of products under the brand names of Udupi Ruchi, Temptas and Nutramine. The products are offered under “MY FAMILY BIZ” – a unique and innovative Customer-to-Customer (C2C) network marketing module to empower woman, with the very item they cook daily.
IndiaMART.com is India’s largest online B2B marketplace connecting global buyers with suppliers through business directories, online product catalogs, buy-sell offers, industry specific marketplaces, printed media and trade shows participation.
Founded in 1996 by Mr. Dinesh Agarwal (CEO), the company has a pan-India presence in over 100 cities. With over 2400 employees located across 55 offices in the country, IndiaMART.com offers an extensive range of value- added products and services to its 1 million registered members and nearly 5 million global buyers across various industries and verticals.
IndiaMART.com has won numerous awards over the years and has been widely covered by media such as CNBC, BBC, BusinessMoney, CNN, Businessworld, Economic Times, Financial Express, etc for its pioneering role in promoting SME business in the country. Its existing investors include Intel Capital and Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (Times Group), India’s largest print media group.
About ET NOW
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