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Presentation of the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards

Mumbai, India, Jan. 28 / PRNewswire / - To the award
With visionary corporate governance, CNBC-TV18 is launching the 4th edition of the India Business Leader Awards, honoring outstanding leaders who stand out from their peers. Receiving an IBLA is a crucial moment for them and the company. The award for outstanding entrepreneurial performance is also an indicator of great achievements to be expected in the future.

A multimedia press release is available below
http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/cnbctv18-ibla/36775/.

CNBC has pioneered the Asia Business Leader Awards in recognizing leaders who take and enforce entrepreneurial initiatives, develop best practices, and build high performing businesses in a global economy. CNBC-TV18 is proud to continue this tradition in India with the India Business Leader Awards.

The jury this year consisted of Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd., who took over the chairmanship of the jury, Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of Aditya Birla Group, Deepak Parekh, chairman of HDFC, R. Seshasayee, managing director of Ashok Leyland , Jagdish Khattar, Chairman and CEO of Carnation Auto India Pvt. Ltd. and Raghav Bahl, Managing Director of Network18.

The dignitaries present at the ceremony included Ashok Chavan, Prime Minister of Maharashtra, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of Gujarat, Kamal Nath, Federal Minister of Trade and Industry, Mukesh Ambani, Aamir Khan, Atul Punj, S. Ramadorai, Uday Kotak, Ajay Piramal , Naresh Goyal, Chitra Ramakrishnan and Anand G. Mahindra.

The event, held on January 22nd, 2009 at the Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai, was attended by the most respected names from India's political, economic and social circles.

The winners of the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards are:

1) First Generation Entrepreneur of the Year: Atul Punj, Chairman of Punj Lloyd 2) Promising climber to the top league: Ashwin Dani, Managing Director of Asian Paints 3) Taking India Abroad! Ramadorai, Managing Director and CEO of TCS

Nayab Bookwala
CNBC-TV18
Email: [email protected]
Tel .: + 91-9867351458
Jaideep Shergill
Hanmer MS&L Communications Pvt. Limited
Email: [email protected]
Tel .: + 91-9821042514

Inquiries & contact:

Nayab Bookwala, CNBC-TV18, email:
[email protected], Tel .: + 91-9867351458. Jaideep
Shergill, Hanmer MS&L Communications Pvt. Limited, email:
[email protected], Tel .: + 91-9821042514