Hyderabad, August 15, 2021: As many as 132 individuals from various fields received IKON Award at the Sreenidhi’s IKON Awards Nite at The Park Hotel held here on Saturday. IKON, a network of professionals, chose high-performing individuals and organisations and achievers across industry for the best practices, best places to work and encourage volunteers and social organisations. The categories of awards include the best employer, best startup, and the best place to work, best innovator, and best CSR impact apart from individual awards.
GHMC Mayor G Vijayalaxmi, IT and Industries Department Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, Navin Mittal, IAS, Gopala Krishna were guests of honour for the award event.
Speaking on the occasion, GHMC Mayor G Vijayalaxmi congratulated IKON awardees and IKNO for recognising the contribution of the individuals and orgnaisation working in their respective industry.
Speaking on the occasion, Telangana Government Representative in Delhi Venugopal Chary hailed the Telangana Government saying the State was witnessing all-round development under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. Schemes like Mission Bhagiratha, Mission Kakatiya ensured water provision in the remotest areas of the State ensuring development and welfare of the downtrodden. Revival of lakes and tanks ensured the development of rural areas, he said.
Mr.Dinesh Murugrsan, CEO of IKON & Mr.Krish Chintalapudi, Founder of IKON combinedly said on this occasion this year we have given awards to individuals and organizations who have stood out in making a difference to the society. Carrying a legacy of identifying and awarding accomplished professionals in various fields this year we handed over 131 awards to achievers from different fields of work. A major portion of these awards given to people who have made a difference to our society.
Venugopal Chary said that even during the Covid pandemic, Telangana GDP was witnessing a rise while that of the nation was dipping and this was possible due to development initiatives taken up by the State government. He appreciated the State’s IT policy saying that it was attracting tech giants like Amazon,Google, Apple to Hyderabad which are their only centres outside the United States. IT He applauded IT Minister KT Rama Rao, IT Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan for the progressive initiatives taken up in recent years. Welfare and development in Telangana are taking place simultaneously, he said. He added that for the first that a State, Telangana, has agreed to bear half of the cost of regional ring road construction around Hyderabad. This will attract more investment and development accordingly.
Among the prominent IKON awardees are Manoj Kalra, Senior vice-president & Head of GBS, DSM; C. Anusuya, DCP, Cyberabad; K Abhijit, CEO, Sreenidhi Educational Group; Buddha Chandrashekar, CCO, AICTE; Ch Gopal Reddy, Secretary, CMR Group of Institutions; Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WE-HUB; Ravi Puli, Founder & CEO & President, International solutions group; Dr Satish, Intensive care specialist, Apollo; Rajyalakshmi Rao, Former Judge, High court, Mumbai; Dr. Srinivas Reddy, Chairman, Optimus Pharma; Mr.Satyaprasad, MD, Smart lab tech; Dr. Nagabhusan, NIMS.