The 8th edition of the prestigious ICICI Bank and CNBC TV18 Present Emerging India Awards held on July 1, 2013 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai in the presence of Narayana Murthy of Infosys and Ms Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO of ICICI Bank. The main motto of Emerging India Awards is to honour the leaders of Small and Medium Enterprises, who have stood tall amidst ever changing market conditions to steer their organisations to success.
Commenting on ICICI Bank and CNBC TV18 Present Emerging India Awards Ms. Chanda Kochhar,MD and CEO of ICICI Bank said, " The Emerging India Awards (EIA) were conceptualized to create a platform for celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Through this platform, ICICI Bank encourages SMEs to enhance their competencies and realise their potential. With eight years of continued success, EIA has come a long way in elevating the standing of the SME sector and in recognising its achievements as a critical element of India's growth story."
Narayan Murthy Executive Chairman of Infosys said, “As in developed economies, the small and medium enterprises sector (SME) has a potential to add significant value to India’s economy too. Therefore, encouraging SME sector is an important activity.”
Speaking on the award, Anil Uniyal, CEO, CNBC TV 18 and CNBC Awaaz said, “We at CNBC-TV18 have always supported and nurtured SME’s through various initiatives and programmes and believe that the SMEs are the future of the Indian Economy. Therefore we continue to support the cause of SMEs with the eighth edition of the ‘Emerging India Awards 2013.’ The awards have proved to be a motivator for SMEs in the past and we hope to maintain the momentum even in the future.”
The winners of ICICI Bank and CNBC TV18 Present Emerging India Awards are stated below: -