Bhubaneswar: Every state is blessed with businesspersons who rise beyond personal success and engage in welfare initiatives for the mass.
Such personalities are found across industries, and News18 Odia presents the biggest platform to highlight their contributions.
The leading regional news channel has announced News18 Odia #AtmaNirbhar Odisha – Odisha Business Leadership Awards 2022, its inaugural initiative of felicitating and recognising such changemakers who have worked delicately for the growth and progress of Odisha and upliftment and betterment of its people.
The grand celebration was held at Mayfair Convention, Bhubaneshwar on 25th September 2022 along with a live telecast on News18 Odia, was addressed by Pratap Keshari Deb, Minister of Industries, MSME and Energy, Govt. of Odisha; Sujata R Karthikeyan, Commissioner cum Secretary, Mission Shakti Department; Manoj Kumar Mishra, Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department, Government of Odisha.
Conducting a rigorous selection process to shortlist the best profiles out of numerous nominations, the News 18 team has selected awardees who have made their mark across various industries with significant contributions for the overall growth & development of Odisha.
Tapan Chand, a well known Top Industry Professional & Former CMD of NALCO who have worked in steel, coal and aluminium sector, in private as well as public sector, was shortlisted as one of the Most Admired Industry Professional of the State for his contribution in the areas of excellent turn around management & CSR for betterment of the society.
Minister Pratap Keshari Deb and Group Editor News 18 Network Rajesh Raina felicitated Chand with The Most Admired Industry Professional of the decade Award. Industry Associations, Trade Chambers, Professionals, Industry Leaders and various other quarters have extended their congratulations and welcome for such award.