Zee Business Dare to Dream Awards: As many as 43 successful entrepreneurs were honoured for their efforts during the Zee Business Dare to Dream Awards in New Delhi on Monday. Years before start-up became a buzzword among the country’s youths, many visionaries stepped out to start new businesses, to realise their dreams. Today, they have become inspiring entrepreneurs who went from humble origins to become top achievers. Simply, because they dared to dream.
Celebrating the success of home-grown entrepreneurs, India’s top Hindi business channel, Zee Business, in collaboration with SAP India Pvt Ltd, felicitated them at the ‘Dare to Dream Awards’ on Monday. Giving away the awards to the winners at the event in Delhi, MSME Secretary Arun Kumar Panda said the youths today should aspire to be job givers rather than job seekers and highlighted the fact that the Centre has taken numerous initiatives to ensure that success is achieved.
MoS Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said, “Every government will support hard working and honest entrepreneurs. PM Modi always wants to help such entrepreneurs.”
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Shukla said the initiatives of the government will ensure that entrepreneurs thrive in a conducive environment. He added that the government is working to bring India into the top 50 list of nations on ease of doing the business ranking by 2022.
Dare to Dream Awards: Full list of winners
|1||Ramesh Agarwal||Business Person of the Year|
|2||Manjinder Singh Sachdeva||Business Person of the year|
|3||Pankaj Poddar||Young Business Leader|
|4||Dinesh Agarwal||Inspirational Leader|
|5||Ramesh Babu||Inspirational Leader|
|6||KS Rathee||Inspirational Leader|
|7||Radha Venkatesan||Women Enterpreanuer|
|8||Himanshu Baid||Emerging Company of the Year|
|9||BR Bhatia||Emerging Company of the Year|
|10||Anshuman Singh||Emerging Company of the Year|
|11||Vimal Kedia||Emerging Company of the Year|
|12||Ajay Kumar Gupta||Emerging Company of the Year|
|13||Ajit Lakra||Company of the year|
|14||Damodar Krishan Aggarwal||Company of the year – Financial Services|
|15||Sanjay Bhatia||Company of the Year – Packaging|
|16||Sudhanshu Srivastava||Company of the Year – Agriculture|
|17||Devendra Shah||Company of the Year – Dairy Products|
|18||Tarit Sarkar||Company of the Year – EPC|
|19||Kapil Jhaver||Company of the Year – Healthcare|
|20||Rohit Gera||Company of the Year – Construction|
|21||Rahul Kulkarni||Company of the Year – Silicone Products|
|22||Sanjay Nayak||Company of the Year -Telecom Products|
|23||Gyanesh Chaudhary||Company of the Year – Green Energy|
|24||Abhinandan Sethi||Company of the Year – Infra|
|25||Meghana Musunuri||Company of the Year -Education|
|26||Balakrishna||Company of the Year -Water Purifier|
|27||Pradeep Cholayil||Company of the Year – Wellness|
|28||Ajay Agarwal||Service Excellence Award|
|29||Dr. Arvind Agarwal||Best Enterprising Business|
|30||I.C. Agarwal||Lifetime Achievement Award|
|31||N.K.Choudhary||Employer of the Year|
|32||Venkatesh||Corporate Citizen Award|
|33||Dr. Baldeep Singh||Corporate Citizen award|
|34||S B Jakhotiya||Business Innovation award|
|35||Shailendra Kumar Jain||Business Innovation Award|
|36||Gaurav Kumar Gupta||Emerging Company of the Year|
|37||Ajay Kumar Gupta||Emerging Company of the Year|
|38||Surjaram Meel||Best Enterprising Business|
|39||Veerendra meel||Best Enterprising Business|
|40||CS Sharma||Mosy Enterprising Business|
|41||K Srinivasan||Company of the Year – Export|
|42||Pradeep Dadha||Emerging Company of the Year|
|43||Durgesh Garg||Employer of the year|
Acknowledging the dreamers, Shukla said that today’s entrepreneurs are role models for our youths. He said, “If businesses are facing any issue, they can come and discuss the issue with us directly.”
According to Shukla, 13 crore people have benefitted from PM Narendra Modi’s Mudra scheme. It has helped people establish themselves as employers.
Speaking on the occasion, MoS SME Giriraj Singh said, “Young enetrepreneurs should empower themselves and set an example for everyone else.”
Singh said that for the first time in India, startups have been given a platform by PM Narendra Modi.
Sharing his vision for start-ups, Singh said, “Focus should be on using technology to create employment in villages. India needs to promote women’s participation to boost economy. People should promote social entrepreunership.”
“The governnment is willing to promote indigenous R&D,” he added.
‘Dare to Dream Awards’ series had first started in Delhi on October 15.
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