Chandigarh, November 29, 2014: Around forty industrial giants of region competed for the Amity CSR Awards – We Care – a unique award initiative of Amity Global Business School to identify and felicitate the corporate for their exemplary contribution towards Corporate Social Responsibility held at CII, sector 31.
The chief guest at occasion Chaiman of Punjab Infotech, Manjit Singh Rai said that the award holds special significance in the times when corporate sectors have shouldered government responsibilities in fields of education, health, environment, women empowerment and other sectors.
In her introductory address Prof (Dr) Shivali Dhingra, the Director of Amity Global Business School Chandigarh said that the CSR Awards - We Care were the first of its kind initiative by a B-School in Chandigarh, while the corporate meet was mega event to strengthen academia-institute bond. She added that the participants have been categorised into nine groups and have been evaluated by eminent jury.
The guest of eminence at occasion was executive vice president and Head North HDFC Bank Limited Govind Pandey, while the guests of honor were CEO Nectar Life Sciences Limited Dinesh Dua and Senior VP and COO Upper North Tata Teleservices Nipun Sharma.
Head CSR FICCI, Dr KK Upadhyay gave opening remarks for the CSR awards. A presentation of CSR initiatives of the select corporate houses of region was conducted followed by the felicitation ceremony. A souvenir was also released on the occasion.
A panel discussion on achieving business excellence through technology and innovation was also conducted. The discussion’s panelists included Lalit Kumar from AVP Business Development, Rakesh Tandon the state head branch banking, COO Videocon Telecom Prem Ojha, principal and head Big Data Competency Development Team Dr Manoj Manuja, vice president HR and business excellence Parmod Lamba, Dr Deepak Puri director cardiac surgery, Vice President -Commercial Business Unit (North) Satish Narang, founder and CEO KS Bhatia and moderator Poonam Malhotra.
The CSR awards result as per different categories to different organisation enlisted below:
Health Care – Fortis Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Skill Development – Dabur India Pvt Ltd
Poverty Eradication – Quark Media Pvt Ltd
Disaster Management Relief – Infosys
Poor Child / Physically Challenged – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
Community Welfare & Vocational Training – DLF Ltd
Environment Protection – Indusind Bank
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Saturday, November 29, 2014