Recognizing the young achievers from varied sectors, IGI celebrated its Super Achievers Awards for the 10th year in a row. The award ceremony was inaugurated by Dr. Tarita Shankar, Chairperson, IGI, and Mr. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, IGI in the presence of Ms. Madhuri Sathe, Head – Corporate Relations, and other Directors and faculty of IGI. The awards recognize the professionals who have carved a niche for themselves in their relative industries with their path breaking performance.
The 10th Super Achievers Awards, celebrated over two consecutive days also witnessed the unveiling of the logo of ‘World CSR Day’ to be observed on 17th February 2011. This initiative is supported by Indira Group of Institutes along with Star Network and Canon. The IGI will also sponsor another category of Awards to be unveiled at the World HRD Congress – the Fun at Work Award for the most fun Organization to work in. Dr. Tarita Shankar was especially happy to sponsor this Award as she believed that “the fun quotient in the workplace is what ensures higher productivity and better results, for the Organization as well as for the individual.” She advocated as optimum work-life balance, as indeed Indira Group tried to maintain by encouraging fun activities for the staff to explore their talents which ensured they gave their best to the Group.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Chetan Wakalkar said, “The idea behind the Super Achievers Awards is to give the students real life achievers to emulate and follow. A few years ago, corporate success was being celebrated but was always invisible, through Super Achievers Awards, we have been able to provide a platform to the who’s who of Corporate India and been successful in binging this celebration to the limelight.” The awardees interacted with the students of IGI during knowledge sharing sessions. They acknowledged the audience’s role in providing them with insights about the corporate world and enlightened them by giving the students lessons in life.