As India moves ahead, some great souls are working tirelessly to create prosperity, bring happiness & usher progress for the larger society and economy. These esteemed individuals have pursued the path of excellence & creativity and have shown exemplary sense of leadership in that journey. And it’s time to celebrate their contribution & accomplishments.
The first edition of ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’ was organized on 16th September at a glittering ceremony in Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, in presence of senior ministers, bureaucrats, celebrities & other dignitaries.
In this event, 16 top personalities were honored with the ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’, by senior Union Ministers, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Mr. Satyapal Sign & Mrs. Anupriya Patel.
Mr. Subhash Ghai (Film Personality), Mr. Chandi Prasad Bhatt (Social Worker), Ms. Shovana Narayan (Danseuse) & Dr. Rajeev Agarwal (Doctor) were conferred with ‘Lifetime Excellence Award’. Another 12 people were felicitated for their path-breaking work in the fields of education, business, rural welfare, healthcare, travel & tourism and other genres.
Skoda was the Title Sponsor of ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’ and News 24 was the TV Channel Partner. The event was live telecasted on Amar Ujala Web TV.
Mr. Probal Ghosal, Director, Amar Ujala, while congratulating the awardees, said, “We, at Amar Ujala, are fully committed to pursue editorial excellence and hence this award initiative has a direct synergy to our commitment. Some of the award winners are known to us while some other names may not be that familiar, however one thing that is common amongst them is their relentless & uncompromising pursuit of excellence. Amar Ujala Excellence Award aims to be the most revered platform for recognizing such achievers.”
About Amar Ujala
Amar Ujala is one of the fastest growing daily newspapers in India, with 19 editions in 7 states & 1 Union territory. It has a circulation of 29.61 lakh copies per day during second half of 2016 (Source: ABC July to December 2016), covering Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh. The newspaper is owned by Amar Ujala Publications Limited. Amar Ujala is a daily newspaper, offering special print supplements on entertainment, women’s issues and the education.