Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems, the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group, was on Friday named the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016.
Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems, the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group, was on Friday named the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016. NandanNilekani was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his invaluable contribution to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the Aadhaar initiative, which is a pioneering citizen identification programme, unparalleled in scope and scale worldwide. As the Honorary Advisor to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), he has also helped create the ecosystem for digital financial services in India. The awards were presented by Piyush Goyal, minister of state (independent charge) for the ministry of power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines, and Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of state (independent charge), ministry of commerce & industry.
Goyal and Sitharamanalso presented awards across nine categories in the presence of over 400 guests including eminent business leaders.
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EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Winners:
EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016: Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman, Motherson Sumi Systems
Lifetime Achievement: Nandan Nilekani, co-founder, Infosys, and former chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India
Business Transformation: Abhay Firodia, chairman, Force Motors
Consumer Products & Retail: Chandubhai Virani, whole time director, Balaji Wafers
Entrepreneurial CEO: Uday Shankar, chairman and chief executive officer, Star India
Financial Services: Vishwavir Ahuja, managing director and chief executive officer, RBL Bank
Life Sciences & Healthcare: Samprada Singh and BasudeoNarain Singh, chairman emeritus and executive chairman, Alkem Laboratories
Manufacturing: Hari Mohan Bangur, managing director, Shree Cement
Real Estate & Infrastructure: Vikas Oberoi, chairman and managing director, Oberoi Realty
Services: R Dinesh, managing director, TVS Logistics Services
Start-up: Darshan Patel, chairman and managing director, Vini Cosmetics