Vidarbha Industries Association celebrated 56th foundation day on September 14 at Hotel Center Point in the august presence of Chief Guest Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
The foundation day was graced by under the presence of President Suresh Rathi, Rtd. Justice M L Gilani, Satyanarayan Nuwal Chairman of Solar Industries Ltd, Sanjay Sahni Chief of Marketing and sales Tata Steel. Girish Gandhi Mayor Nanda Jichkar graced the function with their presence.
VIA and Solar Vidarbha Udyog Gaurav Awards 2019, in which proclaimed industries of different sectors were given award and were felicitated for their work. VIA received 194 nomination in 8 categories for the award in which 112 were from Nagpur. The award ceremony was divided into 8 categories. Zim laboratories Ltd. Nagpur won in Large Scale Industry category whereas Diffusion Engineers Ltd. won the award in Medium Scale Industry.
Maharashtra Carbon Pvt Ltd. won in the category of Small Scale Industry. Kanika Dewani Premier Lifestyle was entitled with the woman entrepreneur of the year. Shri Balaji Road marking machines, Nagpur won the best startup of the region award. Star Circlip and engineering Ltd Nagpur won best exporter of the region.Dura Floor complete solution, Amravati won best service provider award.
The most promising units in Developing District was divided into two region in which Shree Sai Cement Bricks products Gadchiroli was in Nagpur district and L&M Dryfruit process Industry Wasim won the award in Amravati Division.
Ankur Seeds Pvt Ltd. director RM Kashikar and Madhav Shembekar were awarded with the Life Time Achievement Award for their explicit work in the field of agriculture and helping thousands of farmers with their work.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on this occasion congratulated all the nominees and winners and was happy about the fact that the Life Time Achievement award was given to an agricultural based industry who have been working from past many years. He emphasized on developing not only other industrial sector but to develop Agricultural sector for a better growth of the country.
Conversion of knowledge into wealth should be the motive. We should include and develop entrepreneurship for the fast development of not only Vidarbha region but India as well.
He also urged VIA to start looking into agricultural sector and even emphasized on to focus on export as that will help in stabilizing and gradually increasing the economy of the country.
The event was well attended by the members of VIA.
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