Awards

 Mr. Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEEL presented the Rotary Vocational Excellence Award 2010!


Rotary Vocational Excellence Awards is an annual feature conducted every year on 15th August by the prestigious Rotary Club of Bombay Central, to commemorate the Independence day of our country. The theme for this year focused on the 'Indian Youth who are Dynamic Creators of Emerging India and are assiduously building communities and bridging Continents'. Mr. Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEEL was presented the award in the Television category at a glittering function held on Sunday, August 15th at Hotel Trident, Nariman Point.

Mr. Rana Kapoor, Founder/MD & CEO, Yes Bank was the Chief Guest for the evening, while Rtn. Dr. Jayant Kulkarni, District Governor of Rotary District 3140, was the Guest of Honour.

The following is the list of personalities who were honoured by the Rotary Vocational Excellence Awards 2010 under their respective Vocational classification:

  • Television - Mr. Punit Goenka, MD&CEO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL)
  • Indian Music - Mr. Rahul S. Sharma, Santoor Maestro
  • Fashion Design - Ms. Arshiya Fakih Eappen, Owner of Araiya World
  • Industry - Mr. Dhruv Kochhar, Industrialist
  • Medicine - Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, Eminent surgeon
  • Hospitality - Mr. Satyen Jain, MD&CEO, Pride Hotel Group
  • Sports Management - Mr. Sidhartha Vijay Mallya, UB Group
  • Real Estate - Ms. Swapnali Bhosale, ABIL Group, Pune Realtors

The Rotary Club of Bombay Central is a premier club of District 3140 of Rotary International, the world's largest service organization comprising of 1.30 million members in over 33,000 clubs in 165 countries across the world. In the past, the Club has also felicitated Sh. Kumaramangalam Birla, Sh. Murli Deora, Mrs. Simone Tata, Dr. Farokh Udwadia, Ms. Shobha De, Mrs. Jaya Bachchan, Ms. Anjali Bhagwat, Mr. Dileep Padgaonkar, Ms. Mallika Sarabhai to name a few of the over 40 awardees recognized over last Nine years under a different theme every year by the Club.

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