Best CSR Practices: Telangana State Industry Awards 2021

Best CSR Practices: Telangana State Industry Awards 2021

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Malavika Jaggi

Malavika Jaggi

142 week ago — 4 min read

The Telangana Industry Awards recognise the best businesses in the State across six categories. For the fourth consecutive year, the Government of Telangana has leveraged the GlobalLinker platform to run these annual awards for SMEs -- right from the application to  judging process. And today we are revealing the winners in the category of ‘Best Innovation’.


But first, here is what some of the illustrious jury members have to say about the participating businesses and selection process.


It is heartening to see the industrial growth in Telangana through companies which are not only innovative but also have sustainability built into their fabric. The future belongs to such companies which not only create wealth for themselves but are also socially responsible.

Jayesh Ranjan - IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and ITE&C Departments, Government Of Telangana  - Chairman


We are extremely pleased to host the Telangana State Industry Awards on the GlobalLinker platform for the fourth year in a row. It's wonderful to see the enthusiastic participation and as a jury member I can say that selecting the best of the best was no easy feat.

Sameer Vakil - CEO & Co-Founder, GlobalLinker


The contestants revealed the growth of industrialization in the State and the maturity of innovations. It has been a wonderful experience and a tough journey to go through the outstanding profiles of the industrialists of Telangana in various fields. Innovation-led entrepreneurship establishes its uniqueness of Telangana translating policy into action. Those who missed the Awards this year are no less winners than those who received them. Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all. 

Yerram Raju - Director & Advisor, TIHCL


The variety of scale, industries and types of innovation was very impressive. We got to see so many innovations which we would otherwise not have known about, thanks to this initiative. Keep it up. 

Ajit Rangnekar - Director General, RICH


Other jury members include -- Manicka Raj, IAS, Commissioner of Industries, Government of Telangana; E V Narasimha Reddy, VC & MD, TSIIC; Vatsala Mishra, OSD, Industries and Commerce Dept., Government of Telangana.


Winners of Best CSR Practices


Gold - Nava Bharat Ventures Ltd.

Nava Bharat Ventures Limited (NBV) operates in the business verticals of power generation and O & M services, mining, Ferro alloys, healthcare services and agri-business with operations spread over India, South East Asia and Africa. With over 4 crores spent annually on CSR activities, Nava Bharat undertook various activities like Central Oxygen facilities, safe drinking water plants, ppe kits to frontline warriors, promotion of sanitation and more. 


Silver - J K Fenner (India) Ltd.

J.K. Fenner India manufactures Industrial and Automotive V-Belts, Oil seals, Engineering Products, and a whole host of new products providing total Mechanical Power Transmission and Sealing Solutions.  Undisputed market leader in Power Transmission Products for over 50 years and exports to over 50+ countries. With a high focus on covid fighting activities, JK Fenner spent over 2 crores for CSR activities. Events and walks were conducted for cancer awareness, eye screening camps were set up and skill development for unskilled youth. 


Bronze - Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

A federation of companies, bound by one purpose – to Rise. The company took up various initiatives to ensure rigorous CSR activities like - Sponsoring girl child, blood donation camps, adoption of thalassemia patients, spready green belt, harita haram program and more. In order to eradicate blindness, 272 villages were covered and 21,000+ patients were provided with spectacles. 


Congratulations to the winners!