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AIMA awards 2019 held on 8th April 2019 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi

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The All India Management Association (AIMA) Managing India Awards 2019 was held on 8th April, 2019 at Durbar Hall, Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. Under Lifetime Contribution to Media category, Mahendra Mohan Gupta was awarded. He is the Chairman & Managing Director of Jagran Prakashan Ltd and Editorial Director of Dainik Jagran. The Lifetime Contribution Award was also awarded to Azim H Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited.

i.The jury comprising  Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group decided the distinguished personalities to be honoured under various categories in 2019.
ii.The prime objective of the AIMA Managing India Awards (established in 2010) is to recognize achievers i.e. leading icons from the Indian industry, media, sport and entertainment who have made a fundamental difference for others to draw inspiration from.
iii.AIMA Managing India Awards is one of the most desired leadership honours in the country.
The 2019 AIMA award winners are listed as follows:

Serial NumberAward CategoryAward Winner
1Lifetime Contribution AwardAzim H Premji
Chairman, Wipro Ltd
2Outstanding Institution BuilderPrathap C Reddy
Founder-Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group
3Corporate Citizen AwardDevi Prasad Shetty
Founder & Chairman Narayana Hrudalaya
4Entrepreneur of the yearSanjiv Bajaj
Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Ltd
5Business Leader of the YearSanjiv Mehta 
Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Ltd
6Lifetime Contribution to MediaMahendra Mohan Gupta
Chairman & Managing Director, Jagran Prakashan Ltd and Editorial Director, Dainik Jagran
7Outstanding Contribution to MediaUday Shankar
President, 21st Century Fox, Asia and Chairman and CEO, Star India
8Indian MNC of the YearPawan Goenka,
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Managing Director and Member of the Group Executive Board
9MNC in India of the YearT Krishnakumar,
Coca-Cola India, President & CEO, India & Southwest Asia
10Outstanding PSU of the YearSanjiv Singh,
Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
11Director of the YearRajkumar Hirani
Director, Producer, Writer & Editor – Sanju

Year 2018’s awards:
Multinational company of the year: Google India
Lifetime contribution award: Indu Jain, Chairperson Bennet Colman & Co
Outstanding contribution to media award: Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, Zee entertainment
Transformational business leader of the year: Acharya Balkrishna
Entrepreneur of the year:  Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder of Paytm
Outstanding Institution builder: Motilal Oswal, CMD Motilal Oswal Financial Services