26TH ANNIVERSARY GLOBAL AWARDS

Priyadarshni Academy’s internationally recognised Global Awards for the year 2010 honours the following eminent personalities who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.

Chief Guest

  • Mr. Ashok Chavan
  • (Chief Minister of Maharashtra)

Guest of Honour

  • Mr. Suresh Prabhu
  • (Chairman of Council for Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW))
  • Mr. Deepak Parekh
  • (Chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd)
  • Mr. Ananad G.Mahindra
  • (Vice Chairman Mahindra & Mahindra ltd.)
  • Mr. Niraj Bajaj
  • (Director, Bajaj Group)
  • Mr. Nana Chudasama
  • (Ex Sheriff of Mumbai)
  • Dr.R.A. Mashelkar
  • (Chairman, Global Awards Advisory Committee (will preside))

PHOTO GALLERY

Prof. Anil Gupta, Executive Vice Chairman, National Innovation Foundation, Ahmedabad, receiving the Global Award for Outstanding contribution to the promotion of Grass Roots Innovation from Mr. Ashok Chavan, Chief Guest and Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Others seen in the picture are Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani..

Mr. Ashok Chavan, presents the Global Award for Outstanding contribution to the Development of Sustainable Energy Infrastructure to Mr. Ole Johansson, President and CEO, Wartsila NSD Corporation, Helsinki, Finland. Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani look on.

Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Member, Atomic Energy Commission, Mumbai receiving the Global award for Outstanding contribution to the Development of Nuclear Technology from Mr. Ashok Chavan. Others seen in the picture are Mr. Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani.

Mr. Ashok Chavan, presents the Academy’s First Ramakrishna Bajaj Memorial Global Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Human Rights to Mr. Martin Luther King III, President and CEO King Center for Non-violent Social Change, Atlanta, USA. Mr. Niraj Bajaj, Director, Bajaj Group and Mrs. Minal Bajaj are also seen with Mr. Nanik Rupani in the middle.

Mr. A. M. Naik , Chairman and Managing Director, Larsen and Toubro, Mumbai, receiving the Harish Mahindra Memorial Global Award for Outstanding Contribution to Corporate Leadership from Mr. Ashok Chavan. Others seen in the picture are Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Ms. Radhika Nath (from Mahindra family) and Mr. Nanik Rupani.

Mr. Yoshihiro Nishida, Vice Chairman, Yokohama India Centre, Japan, receiving the Global Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Indian Business and Culture abroad from Mr. Ashok Chavan. Others seen in the picture are Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani.

Mr. Ashok Chavan, presents the Global Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Education to Mr. Raul Diez Canseco Terry, Director, Universidad San Ignacio De Loyola, Lima, Peru, as Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani look on.

Ms. Vidya Balan, Film Actor, Mumbai, receiving the Smita Patil Memorial Award for Best Actor from Mr. Ashok Chavan. Others seen in the picture are Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani.

Mr. Ashok Chavan, lighting the traditional lamp on the occasion of Priyadarshni Academy’s 26th Anniversary Global Awards. Mr. Anil Deshmukh, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani look on.

Mr. Nanik Rupani, presenting a memento to Mr. Ashok Chavan. Also seen in the picture is Dr. R. A. Mashelkar.

A view of the audience.

Mr. Ashok Chavan, releasing the book ’25 Glorious Years’, a documentation of Academy’s events. Mr. Anil Deshmukh, D. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Nanik Rupani look on.

Mr. Martin Luther King III, handing over a copy of the Dutch version of ‘Kautilya’s Arthashastra: The Way of Financial Management and Economic Governance’ after releasing it to Ms. Sharda Nandram, Founder, Praan Solutions & Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, who translated the book in Dutch.

A view of the audience.

Mr. Ashok Chavan, addressing the audience.

Mr. Anil Deshmukh, receiving a bouquet.

Mr. Suresh Prabhu. receiving a bouquet.

Ms. Reena Rupani, Master of Ceremonies

Mr. Ashok Chavan, with Mr. Martin Luther King III.