Hyderabad, June 6th, 2018: In a unique initiative to honour the achievers and felicitate the emerging personalities in the state of Telangana.
Round Table India, is launching its prestigious Awards, Pride of Telangana Awards. It will be an annual feature from this year. Round Table will identify and honor those unsung heroes who are instrumental in bringing about a silent revolution. They make our community and society rich through their stupendous contribution.
The details of the Awards categories were announced by the committee of ROUND TABLE INDIA.
We are overwhelmed and grateful to have an experienced Panel of Judges from diverse backgrounds who have excelled and created a mark in the society at large. The Judges will be short listing the award applicants. The Judges are:
- Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, I & C and IT, Telangana;
- Mr. Srinivas Kollipara, Founder & COO, T-Hub;
- Ms. Amala Akkineni, Former Actress & Activist;
- Ms. Rekha Lahoti, CEO, Kalakriti & Past Chair Person, FICCI FLO;
- Dr. P Raghu Ram, Founder KIMS Hospitals & Padmashri Awardee;
- Prof. Shantha Sinha, Founder, MV Foundation and
- Mr. Vishnu Raju, Chairman & CEO, Exciga Group;
Advisory Board Members
- Mr Ravindra Agarwal, MD Ravi Foods (Dukes)
- Ms. Rekha Lahoti, CEO, Kalakriti & Past Chair Person, FICCI FLO
- Mr Yashwant Jhabakh, Founder & Chairman – Mahavir Group
The Grand Awards ceremony is slated for the June 27th, 2018.
Round Table India has always emphasised on the fact that education is a greatest enabler and helps individual to achieve their dreams. To fulfil this aspiration, Round Table India will contribute the entire proceeds from this event towards improving the infrastructure in the government schools and towards welfare of children from underprivileged sections.
The Categories for Awards have been curated with great care and thought process. The Twelve categories for which Awards will be presented are Administrative Services, Education, Special Award for Women, Healthcare, Start-Ups, SME, Retail, Food & Beverage, Art & Culture, Films, Sports and Social Organization.
Each category will have two awards, one for the accomplisher, the ‘Achiever Award’ and the other for the most promising talent in the field, the ‘Emerging Award.’Individuals or Organisations who achieved name and fame in their respective fields and are a role model to budding aspirants in the category, will be eligible for the Achiever Awards. The Emerging Award is an attempt to identify and recognise the budding aspirants for their achievements and contribution in their respective fields. Decisions taken by the board of Jury members will be final.
The aspiring candidates, who satisfy the criteria in their respective categories, can apply for the award or recommend worthy candidates they know off. The nominations, should filled online at www.prideoftelangana.com or, be mailed to [email protected] with appropriate supporting documents, on or before 14th June, 2018. Interested aspirants may visit www.prideoftelangana.com, for more information. From amongst the shortlisted nominees, who satisfy the criteria, the jury members will select the top 3 in each category and finalise the most deserving amongst them.
About Round Table
The Round Table is internationally, a friendship organization, founded in Norwich, England by Louis Marchesi, then a Rotarian in 1927. From a small group of 8 members, today it has grown to over 43,000 members across 52 countries representing every corner of the world. Round Table came to India in 1957 with the formation of Madras Round Table No 1 on November 14th 1962, by John Barton. Over the past four decades it has grown to become a 4,000-member strong association.
Round Table India (RTI) has around over 324 Tables located over 105 cities and towns, comprising of businessmen, entrepreneurs, technocrats and professionals, men who can rise above personal concerns to seek and serve the larger needs of the community. Since 1997 RTI, under "Freedom through Education", has built over 5924 class rooms in 2371 School projects at an outlay of over 243.5 crores, impacting the education of over 6.3 million children.
On the administration front, Round Table India has a very active National Board, which guides the affairs of the association. Round Table India is divided into 16 Areas, which have their own Area Board to administer them. The National Secretariat, the hub of all activities of Round Table India, is located in Chennai.