PUNE: The Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) on Tuesday announced winners of the MCCIA Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards 2018. The awards will be distributed at a ceremony at Tilak Smarak Mandir at 6.30 pm on Thursday.
MCCIA President Pramod Chaudhary revealed the details of the awards at a press conference on Tuesday. Chamber Director General Anant Sardeshmukh was present.
SPPU VC Nitin Karmalkar will be chief guest for the programme and guest of honour will be Milind Kamble, Padmashree, Founder Chairman, DICCI, CMD, MPK Group of Companies.
“This year, 15 awards were announced in different categories. There are three winners of the GS Parkhe Award for Innovation in Entrepreneurship, four award winners of the Hari Malini Joshi Award for Developing New Product and Design, an awardee for Ramabai Joshi award for women entrepreneur, two awardees for Dr RJ Rathi Award for Green Initiative in Industry, two awards for BG Deshmukh, IAS Award for Excellence in CSR and three awards for Late Kiran Natu Udyojakta Puruskar,” said Chaudhary.
“This year GS Parkhe Award for Innovation in Entrepreneurship will be given to Orbittal Electromech Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd, Versa Controls and Pahwa Metaltech Pvt Ltd. Hari Malini Joshi Award for Developing New Product and Design will be given to Yogiraj S Gado, Managing Director, Capulum Engineering Pvt Ltd, Dynamic Engineering & Solutions, Amalgam Biotech Division of Amalgam Engineering and PN Safety Industries of Mumbai,” he announced.
Also, Ramabai Joshi Award for Women Entrepreneurs will go to Sampada Vaichal, Partner, Saral Precast Solution for production of precast concrete products-toilets construction products.
MCCI Dr RJ Rathi Award for Green Initiative in Industry will go to Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd and Special Award for Green Initiative by MSME to Khutale Engineering Pvt Ltd.
This year Late Shri BG Deshmukh Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will be given to Volkswagen India based at MIDC, Chakan.
Also, MCCIA Late Kiran Natu Udyojakta Puraskar (For First Generation Successful Entrepreneur) will be given to Bhagwat Devram Chaudhari, MD, Push Engineering Pvt, based at Pirangut and Sandeep Pawar, MD & CEO Kent Intelligent Transportation System India Pvt Ltd at Kothrud.