The award has been instituted by the Wockhardt Foundation to recognize outstanding contribution made by the Corporates towards Corporate Social Responsibility.
The award was presented to MARG Group for exceptional work done in the field of CSR. The award was handed over by Shri Salman Khurshid,union minister,at a glitering cermony in Taj Mahal palace,Mumbai om 19.2.2011.
On getting this prestigious award, Mr. GRK Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, MARG Group said, “I feel greatly humbled and honoured at this gesture. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate my team whose great effort and vision made this possible. I would also like to thank the team for their enthusiasm and willingness to make a difference and enrich the quality lives of the community at large.”
The India Shining Star CSR Award to MARG Group through an evaluation process that was extremely stringent and exhaustive and with a jury comprising of veterans and highly decorated individuals from diverse fields is an ample testimony of the exception CSR work being undertaken by the MARG Group.
MARG Limited, one of India’s fastest growing EPC and leading Infrastructure development companies, has emerged as the ‘Second Fastest Growing Construction Company’ as per the Construction World Annual 2010 study. MARG established in 1994 and headquartered in Chennai is promoted by Mr. G.R.K. Reddy; a first generation entrepreneur with over two decades of hands on experience in Financial and Infrastructure related businesses.
MARG took the privilege of been recognized at an elaborate event on 19th October at Hotel Taj Lands End in Bandra in the presence of Industry Icons, Financial and banking professionals, bureaucrats and technocrats. Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Mr. K. Sankaranarayanan honored Mr. GRK Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, MARG Group and conferred with award and recognition at the 8th Construction World Annual Awards 2010. RC Sinha, MD, MADC, was the Guest of Honour.
The awards are given across broad categories of Construction companies / contractors, Construction equipment manufacturers, Building material manufacturers and most admired companies. A total of 35 awards was given
Mr. GRK Reddy speech said, “This recognition reaffirms our faith in the pioneering spirit that inspires us to create world-class infrastructure projects. I am also proud of our employees and associates who made it possible for us to win this award. Be it ports, airports, SEZs, IT Parks, malls or residential projects, we are striving to build better places to work and live. At MARG, we strongly believe that growth needs to be Inclusive and all our projects are aimed towards making this dream a reality. We want to be the catalyst of change in bringing about real estate and infrastructure democracy for the nation.”
Construction World is India’s No.1 magazine for Construction Sector since last thirteen years. In the midst of its publication services ‘Construction World’ is the only publication that has been conducting the process of ranking and awarding industry participants for the past seven years, thereby fulfilling its mission to raise the standards of excellence in the industry. Construction World Annual Awards is the flagship event under the CW umbrella. It is the most prestigious set of awards which recognizes and facilitates the achievers in the Construction and Allied Industry. Held every year since its inception in 2003 it is the first set of awards for this industry and most widely accepted by the construction fraternity. The awards muster 400 top professionals and business owners from the industry to be audience to the felicitation of the industry leaders. MARG’s selection through a mathematical model drawn up by Construction World is a prestigious accomplishment. The winners that emerge from this mathematical model are then vetted by a panel of industry experts.
Marg Group Chairman, Mr GRK Reddy was one of the winners of CII Tamil Nadu Emerging Entrepreneurs Award, given away by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in association with BusinessLine, yesterday in Chennai.
After finishing a post graduation in commerce and and honorary degree from the prestigious Kellogg School of Management, G R K Reddy began his career in the banking industry in 1985. In 1994, he became the managing director of the MARG group. MARG is an infrastructure development group based out of Chennai. He has made MARG a leading player in the south in the infrastructure and real estate category, thanks to the many projects like MARG Swarnabhoomi and MARG Tapovan.
He gave Chennai its first City level Marathon at MARG swarnabhoomi and also held the very famous A.R.Rahman’s LIVE concert Jai Ho. MARG has now ventured into Sri Lanka and Maldives and is gradually spreading into many other Asian countries.
GRK Reddy is also actively involved in Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a premier Industry Association in India. He is also a member of various prestigious committees that include.
* CII Tamilnadu, CEO Forum ,
* Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, Rural Technology & Business Incubator (RTBI) ,
* Director, Business Advisory Committee Member, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai ,
* Academic Council of the Anna University, Chennai.
The event was held last evening (18th April) at the Image Auditorium, Chennai. Read the detailed report on Business Line.
These awards were given by the Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister, Mr M. K. Stalin.
Here’s the complete list of winners and Marg congratulates the winners on their accomplishment
Mr A.M. Arun, Chairman, Vasan Health Care
Mr D. Sathish Babu, Founder, UniverCell Telecom
Mr X. Durairaj, Chairman, Powergear Ltd
Mr G.R.K. Reddy, Chairman, Marg Ltd
Mr R. Dinesh, Managing Director, TVS Logistics Services
Mr H.R. Srinivasan, Vice-Chairman, Take Solutions
Mr V. Sundaramoorthy, Director, Symbiotic Infotech
Mr T. T. Varadarajan,Managing Director, Maya Appliances (P) Ltd
Mr P.C. Duraisamy,Managing Director, Sakthi Masala Pvt Ltd
These winners were selected from hundreds of nominations that were received…