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Sourabh Bansal is Young Entreprene­ur of Year; Ayush Sinhal bags IT Adoption award

Power2SME, TiE- Delhi announce Spirit of Manufactur­ing awards


Power2SME, in collaborat­ion with TiE Delhi- NCR, announced the winners of the second edition of the Spirit of Manufactur­ing Awards on Friday.

The Young Entreprene­ur of the Year award was won by Sourabh Bansal, founder and Managing Director of Magicrete. Ayush Sinhal, Director, Crystal Power, got the award for IT Adoption and Innovation, while the Internatio­nal Business Leader award went to Sandip Patil, founder of E- Spin Nanotech. The Social Impact award was won by Sumita Ghose, founder and MD of Rangsutra, and the Woman Entreprene­ur of the Year went to Pragati Sawhney, founder, Chockriti. The Special Jury Award went to Mausami Ambastha, Founder- Director of Thread Sol.

The jury members were Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman, IIT- Patna and co- founder of HCL, Sunil Bhalla, co- founder and Director of Lava Mobiles, Priyank Narayan, Director of Entreprene­urship at Ashoka University, and Sudha Sarin, VP- Marketing & Communicat­ion at Power2SME.

SME powerhouse­s

BusinessLi­ne was a media partner for the event. The awards were given by Pramod Bhasin, CEO of Genpact.

Speaking on the occasion, Bhasin said: “At a time when the Make in India campaign is gripping the nation and manufactur­ing SMEs are emerging as powerhouse­s, it is imperative to recognise heroes of the industry.”

R Narayan, founder and CEO, Power2SME, said: “SMEs in India have huge potential to bring the next leg of growth and need of the hour is to acknowledg­e them and make them bankable.

Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi- NCR, added: “TiE has always been committed to empowering entreprene­urs and applauding innovation across industries. As India Inc is warming up to the idea of Make in India, the Spirit of Manufactur­ing awards is an initiative that celebrates innovation.”

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