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CNBC-TV18 hosted 9th edition of India Business Leader Awards 2013

Mumbai: CNBC-TV18 hosted the 9th edition of ‘India Business Leader Awards’ (IBLA) – Asia’s most renowned awards for Excellence in Leadership, presented by Omkar Realtors and Developers Pvt Ltd. The ceremony witnessed some of the most eminent names from India who were present at the Regal Room at Trident hotel, Mumbai on 13 January 13, 2014.

“India Business Leader Awards 2013” celebrated the spirit of leadership and excellence in the business arena of India. The awards have been recognized to credit individuals and organizations that have symbolized corporate excellence and have taken Indian Business to a new stratum of fame. ‘India Business Leader Awards 2013’, CNBC-TV18′s flagship awards for leadership in business and the economy, recognized the leaders who ingenuously piloted their organizations in these times of economic turmoil.

The singular idea for IBLA this year was to envisage the year 2014 and to honor those poised to champion it. IBLA 2013 emphasized on the selection of winners across categories who showcased men and women who have the ability, the vision, the capacity to rise above the current volatility and see the long term goal of putting India on the world map.

The IBLA 2013 jury consisted of renowned names such as Deepak Parekh, Bimal Jalan, Arun Maira, Naina Lal Kidwai, AM Naik, KM Birla and Raghav Bahl.

The awards witnessed top notch personalities like, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Zia Mody, Shiv Nadar, Pratap Reddy, Vinod Rai, Satish Reddy, Kiran Kumar, Ashok Ganguly, Soli Sorabjee, N Chandra of TCS, R Balki, Krishnakumar Natrajan, CP Gurnani, MS Unnikrishnan , Anil Jain, Sam Pitroda and Piyush Goyal of BJP, Meera Sanyal and other CEOs

Speaking about the awards, Anil Uniyal, CEO of CNBC-TV18 and CNBC AWAAZ said, “Currently in its 9th year, CNBC TV18’s IBLA has set a bench mark in valuing business leaders of India. IBLA commenced with the sole purpose of honoring India’s most exceptional corporate houses and individuals for their contribution to India Inc in times of global economic mayhem. We at CNBC TV18 hope to continue this initiative and reward the stalwarts of the industry who have uncompromisingly led their organizations in times of turmoil.”

Speaking on the occasion Babulal Varma, Managing Director, Omkar Realtors and Developers Pvt Ltd said, “We are privileged to associate with CNBC TV18 and partner in hosting IBLA 2013, these awards recognizes pioneers from the Indian business fraternity. IBLA has transformed to one of the top most industry business awards in the country”

Categories Winners
Young Turk of the Year Mu Sigma
Most Promising Company of the Year Mindtree
Outstanding Company of the Year HCL Tech
Brand of the Year Team Idea – Honey, Bunny
State of the Year Madhya Pradesh
Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of the Indian Economy Vinod Rai
Outstanding Women Business Leader of the Year Zia Mody
Outstanding Business Leader of the Year Nitin Paranjpe
Lifetime Achievement Apollo Hospital
Hall of Frame Dr. K Anji Reddy
BRAND India Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry Madhuri Dixit