1st Goldspear ECC Leadership Excellence Awards was presented by Eastern Chamber of Commerce The Chamber actively organizes periodic seminars, workshops and industry meets on various contemporary topics related to trade and industry. The Chamber is an industry member of FICCI and also works collaboratively with other Chambers and Trade Bodies in the region.
ECC actively plays a leading role in policy debates that are the forefront of social, economic and development of industry, trade & commerce. Over the years, the Chamber has diversified in activities and grown in strength.
The award has been introduced under the leadership of Mr Subir Dutta, President of Eastern Chamber of Commerce who said that ECC believes in promoting entrepreneurship in the East and the awards was an acknowledgement of excellence of individuals and organizations to overcome obstacles, hurdles and challenges to emerge as major business initiatives.
Another major attraction of the glittering award night was GIMA winner Prodyut Mukherjee and his Rhytmxpress’s fantastic performance with 3 popular Bollywood numbers accompanied by Rhytom and Somdatta.
Following were the recipients
Life Time Achievement Award
Dr. H. P. Kanoria, Chairman Srei Foundation
Entrepreneur of the Year
Mr. Santosh Sharma M’ma Dairy Farm
SME of the Year
Mr. Yogesh Gupta & Mr. Shankar Ramalingam, Directors, MEGAA MODA Pvt. Ltd.
Shepreneur of the Year
Mrs. Manashi Roy Choudhury, Director, Techno India Group Public School
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Mr. Anirban Aditya, Chairman, Aditya Group
Start-up Initiative of the Year
Mr. Hindol Goswami, Founder, Catch the Startup Bus
Niche Industry of the Year Awards:
Mr. Madan Mohan Maity, Managing Director, Maity Poultries Private Limited
Mr. Ajit Kumar Sarawgi, Managing Director, Pragati Cement (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Eco Adventure Tourism
Mr. Arijit Dutta, Managing Director, Priya Entertainments Private Limited
Mr. Shiladitya & Mr. Debaditya Chaudhury, Directors, PLATTER HOSPITALITY PRIVATE LIMITED
Dr.Kuldip Maity, Managing Director & CEO, Village Financial Services
Mr. Dipankar Chatterjee, Managing Partner, Signpost India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Ashoke K. Laha
Founder, President & CEO InterraIT Inc. and Director of InterraIT India, Interra Information Technologies, Inc
Mr. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh, Managing Partner, Rainbow Dairy Food Products