ABOUT PRIDE OF MAHARASHTRA AWARD

Recognizing

Enterprise, Institute and Individual

Exemplary Achievements and Contributions towards

Economic & Industrial Growth, Society, State and Nation Building

"MAHARASHTRA AWARDS" will be a unique recognition of individuals and organisations, for their exemplary work in the field of industry, infrastructure, education, science and technology, transport, innovation, invention, intellectual, research, education, sports, politics, social services, philanthropy, media, entertainment and lifetime time achievement as well as Institutions working for health care, environment, rural development, study on specific aspects empowerment of young entrepreneurs / start-ups/ SMEs as well as remarkable initiatives and contributions in social welfare / education and awareness programs.


Categories

❖ Pride of Maharashtra

❖ Entrepreneur of the Year

❖ Brand Ambassador of Maharashtra

❖ Best Company / Institute of the Year

❖ Best Innovative Company

❖ Best SME of the Year

❖ Marathi Entrepreneur of the Year

❖ Women Entrepreneur of the Year

Focus Sectors:
Manufacturing | Infrastructure | Power | Realty | Automotive | Engineering | Education Pharmaceuticals | Healthcare | Electrical | Electronics | Banking & Finance | Hospitality Packaging | Food | Processing | Tourism | Co-operative | Logistics | Cyber Security | Entertainment | Defence | Research | IT | ICT | Media | Sports | Service Sector


Criteria

❖ The criteria of each Award will depend upon the category of the Awards

❖ Exemplary achievements in specific sector

❖ Active involvement of the Applicant

❖ Contribution towards development of Industry, Infrastructure, SMEs, other Sectors and Special achievements      for Economic growth of State

❖ Involvement and unique efforts for Industrialisation and Employment generation in Rural area

❖ Transformation in Education, Tourism, Agro based Industries and other allied sectors

❖ Involvement in Policy Change and Policy Implementation of the State Government and Central Government

❖ Encouragement for new Entrepreneurship and up - liftment of Young and Start-Ups

❖ Awareness and education on various aspects

❖ Achievements in National and Global level

❖ Growth oriented story with increasing profitable margins

❖ The criteria of Philanthropic or social activities will be depend upon exemplary work and welfare activities

❖ Innovations and Inventions

❖ Technology Development, Research & Development

❖ Emphasizing on quality services, utilisation of unique concepts for business growth and expansion.

❖ Unique Marketing, Promotion and Branding Strategies

❖ Human Resource Management and Responsibilities towards welfare of employees

❖ Better Financial and Business Management System

❖ International Standard Certificates obtained

❖ Family Background (Family Business / Agriculture / Government job / Employment / Professional /any other      profession)

❖ Quality consciousness & commitment towards improvement

❖ Strategy for environment protections, if manufacturing or other relevant sector

❖ Details of other Awards conferred

❖ Company / Organisation should be in operations for last 3 years

❖ Operation should be in Maharashtra State


INITIATED BY

About MIEDA

Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA) is a leading organisation, represents large number of members from manufacturing, Infrastructure, Engineering, Automotive, Finance, Realty, Power, Chemicals, Electricals, Electronics, Agro based Industry, Education, Healthcare, Medical, Pharmaceutical, IT, ICT, Textiles, Garments, Service sector Industries, SMEs, co-operative based Industry, Research and Development Institutes and allied Industrial Sectors. We also integrating various organisations, Associations, Industrial Estates, SEZs, Industrial Zones and Chambers of the State to resolve issues and problems with the State and Central Government as well as on a forefront for policy implementation and policy change. We are also encouraging new entrepreneurship and supporting Start-Ups for better business growth.

Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA) is a leading organisation, represents large number of members\ from manufacturing, Infrastructure, Engineering, Automotive, Finance, Realty, Power, Chemicals, Electricals, Electronics, Agro based Industry, Education, Healthcare, Medical, Pharmaceutical, IT, ICT, Textiles, Garments, Service sector Industries, SMEs, co-operative based Industry, Research and Development Institutes and allied Industrial Sectors. We also integrating various organisations, Associations, Industrial Estates, SEZs, Industrial Zones and Chambers of the State to resolve issues and problems with the State and Central Government as well as on a forefront for policy implementation and policy change. We are also encouraging new entrepreneurship and supporting Start-Ups for better business growth. www.mieda.in


Who Can Apply

❖ Chairman, Managing Director, CEO, Executive Director or Director of Company, Institutions, SMEs, Start-Ups      and organisations interested to apply awards in specific sector

❖ Organisations involved in various segments according to Awards criteria

❖ Multiple applications can be submitted

❖ Individuals who is actively involved in activities or process


GALLERY

2nd Edition - Pride of Maharashtra Award

Shri Devendra Fadnavis – Hon’ble Chief Minister, Maharashtra presenting the PRIDE OF MAHARASHTRA AWARD to Dr. Anil Kakodkar The Award was initiated by Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association and SME Chamber of India
Shri Devendra Fadnavis – Hon’ble Chief Minister, Maharashtra delivering inaugural address. Others (L to R) on the dias Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Shri K. Venkataramanan – CEO & MD, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., and Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder and President, Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA) and SME Chamber of India
Dr. Anil Kakodkar - Chairman, Solar Energy Research Advisory Council addressing the delegates
Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder and President, MIEDA and SME Chamber of India addressing the delegates

2nd Edition - Pride of Maharashtra Award


TERMS & CONDITIONS:

❖ The selected Awardees will be given the Status as the Brand Ambassador or Role Model according to their    exemplary work and achievements for mentoring and guidance to other Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Young      Entrepreneurs and other community.

❖ It is mandatory to provide necessary information as mentioned in the nomination form along with required      documents.

❖ The entrance fee is to be paid along with nomination form as per the terms & conditions. The entrance fee    will not be refunded if nomination is rejected or withdrawn by the applicant. Once nominations form       submitted, it will not be returned to the applicants whether the nomination is selected or rejected.

❖ Incomplete and unpaid entrance fee nomination forms will be disqualified. MIEDA will not be responsible for      incomplete entries. Entrance fee will not be refunded for any reason whatsoever.

❖ After scrutiny of nominations, short listed applicants may be called for personal interaction.

❖ Members of the selection committee / office bearers of MIEDA may visit the office / factory of the applicant     for further discussion and inspection, if necessary with prior intimation.

❖ Management of MIEDA has sole discretion to accept or reject or select or disqualify the nomination form /      forms, if not submitted or completed formalities according to terms & conditions mentioned above.

❖ Nominees should apply for the membership of MIEDA, which is mandatory for this Award activity.

❖ MIEDA reserves the right to move nomination to a different category based on the recommendation of the     selection committee as well as based on the credentials submitted by the Applicant.

❖ MIEDA reserves the right to invite nominations, modify rules & regulations, formalities of selection & process,     appointment of the jury / selection committee members, dates for submission of nominations, cancellation of     Awards application or process, date of Awards function, venue & other related information of Awards.

❖ MIEDA reserves the right to select and invite associates, supporters, sponsors, partners, media partnership     and guests for Awards presentation ceremony.

❖ Pride of Maharashtra Awards is an Intellectual Property of MIEDA and private initiative, which is not related to     any other organisation or government agency.

❖ Government of Maharashtra has officially supported these Awards activities without any financial grant or     financial support.

❖ MIEDA will not be responsible for any legal or financial complications arisen from these activities.