30TH ANNIVERSARY GLOBAL AWARDS

Priyadarshni Academy’s internationally recognised Global Awards for the year 2014 honours the following eminent personalities who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.

Chief Guest

  • Shri Nitin Gadkari
  • (Minister of Shipping; Road Transport & Highway, Rural Developement and Panchayati Raj, Government of India)

Guests of Honour

  • Shri Dilip Walse-Patil
  • (Speaker of the Maharashtra State Legislative Assembly)
  • Mr. Piyush Goyal
  • (Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India)

Special Guest :

  • Mr. Suresh Prabhu
  • (Former Union Minister for Industry, Environment and Forest; Power; Chemicals & Fertilizers; Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises; & ILR)

PHOTO GALLERY

Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy, addressing the audience

Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, presenting a bouquet to Smt. Jaywantiben Mehta, Former Union Minister of State for Power

A view of the audience

Dada J. P. Vaswani, Spiritual Head, Sadhu Vaswani Mission, Pune, receiving Priyadarshni Academy’s Global Award for Outstanding Contributions to Spiritual Leadership from Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Also seen in the picture are (from left) Mr. Nanik Rupani, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani.

Mr. Suresh Prabhu, lighting the lamp. Also seen in the picture are (from left) Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Ms. Poonam Dhillon, Actor

Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani presenting a bouquet to Mr. Sidharth Shukla, Actor

Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, receiving Priyadarshni Academy’s Global Award on behalf of Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, New York, U.S.A., from Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Former Union Minister for Industry, Environment and Forest; Power; Chemicals and Fertilizers; Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises; & ILR. Prof. Sachs witnessing the moment on the video conference.

Mr. Kayur Patel receiving bouquet from Mr. Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy. Mrs. Rajashree Birla (sitting) and Mr. Nanik Rupani are also seen in the picture.

Mr. Piyush Goyal, receiving felicitation memento from Dr. R. A. Mashelkar. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Mr. Nanik Rupani, and Mr. Suresh Prabhu.

Ms. Julia Morley, Chairperson & Chief Executive, Miss World Organisation London, U. K., receiving Priyadarshni Academy’s Save the Children Global Award from Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar are seen in the picture.

Ms. Koyal Rana, Miss India 2014, addressing the audience. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Nayan Patel, Vice Chairman, Priyadarshni Academy and Ms. Priyanka Chopra.

Ms. Megan Young, Miss World 2013, receiving felicitation memento from Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Suresh Prabhu and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar.

Ms. Nita Ambani, Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director, Reliance Industries Ltd., receiving Harish Mahindra Memorial Global Award for Outstanding Contributions to Business Leadership and Economic Growth, on behalf of Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, from Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar.

Ms. Priyanka Chopra, Film Actress, Mumbai, receiving Smita Patil Memorial Award for Best Actor from Mr. Suresh Prabhu, as Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar look on.

Smt. Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, Mumbai, receiving Ramkrishna Bajaj Memorial Global Award for Outstanding Contributions to Corporate Social Responsibility from Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar.

Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, New York, U.S.A. addressing the audience via video conference after receiving Priyadarshni Academy’s Global Award for Outstanding Contributions to Sustainable Development.

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, Founder & Chairperson, BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, receiving Priyadarshni Academy’s Global Award for Outstanding Contributions to Alleviation of Poverty and Empowerment of the Poor from Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Also seen in the picture are Mr. Nanik Rupani, Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani and Dr. R. A. Mashelkar.

A view of the audience