DefenceIndia Excellence Awards
First Half of 2008
Dedicated Awards to felicitate ex-
servicemen who continue to be an asset to
Ex-servicemen are an integral part of the
country’s corporate and social sphere.
Ex-servicemen have proved their mettle in
all spheres post their stint in the forces.
Ex-servicemen have proven their worth as
fountainheads of the Indian Industry.
Venue: India International Centre
Date: 20th Jan 2007
The event saw an eclectic gathering of notable veterans.
The image shows Admiral Nanda and Gen. Nagra on the dais.
Admiral Nanda lights the ceremonial lamp.
The Honourable Minister of Defence, Shri A K Antony sent a speech to bless
the event that was read out by the CEO, Aman Bandvi
Aman Bandvi, CEO and Editor, DefenceIndia making his inaugural speech.
Col. Anil Shorey, renowned historian, writer and ex-spokesperson of the Indian
Army making a point on ex-servicemen.
Col. Anand, Reliance Industries Ltd, receiving the award on behalf of RIL.
RIL got the award for recruiting the maximum number of ex-servicemen.
Col. Anil Kaul receives the award for the ‘Book of the Year’.
His book, ‘Better Dead Than Disabled’ was adjudged best from amongst 10
probables released in the calendar year.
Col. R S Perhar, COO of Tulip IT Services, www. Tulipit. com, receives the
award for the Most enterprising Ex-serviceman of the year.
Tulip grew exponentially under the dynamic and visionary leadership
of Lt Col H S Bedi.
Ranjeet Kumar, Navbharat Times, adjudged the best defence journalist of the
Wing Cdr. Yuri, a succesful Radio Jockey and soon to be seen in films receives
the award for the ‘ex-servicemen who made a mark in a creative field’.
Noted media personality and think-tank, Maj Gen Ashok Mehta makes an
impromptu speech on ‘Life after Uniform’.
The award function was an eclectic gathering of intellectuals, corporate
managers, media professionals and veterans.
The awards were followed by a lively discussions over cocktails and snacks…
The awards for the inaugural function.
The initiative received rave reviews and media coverage.
The Times of India release.
DefenceIndia’s initiatives in the domain were well recorded by the cream of
the Indian press.
A panel of Judges is formed consisting of representatives from all
spheres of professional capacities.
The DefenceIndia team prepares dossiers on all categories researching
nominees, their antecedents, market standings, corporate profiles
The team prepares a list of probables.
The panel of Judges does their research on the probables.
The shortlisted names are put up to the DefenceIndia board.
The entire process is validated by Credence Research and Analytics, a
knowledge management firm that checks for meticulous research,
redundancies, selection procedures, shortlisting methods and final
Aman Bandvi sharing the dais with Air Marshal Vinod Patney, at the inaugural
Air Dominance India 2007.
Col. Anil Shorey conducted the DefenceIndia workshop on ‘Working with the
Indian Defence’ and ‘Project Management’ with foreign delegates.
The DefenceIndia core group shares notes at their seminar on ‘Offsets and
working with Indian Defence’.
DefenceIndia has been at the forefront of thought-provoking seminars,
research projects and social initiatives…
DefenceIndia has also initiated a dedicated news magazine aimed at the
DefenceIndia research divisions has undertaken path-breaking research
projects on many important topics related to defence.
DefenceIndia’s one of the many Career Fair participations for Ex-Defence
DefenceIndia also conducts Corporate Acclimatisation Program for ex-defence
personnel who wish to join the corporate world.
DefenceIndia At Wagah Border felicitating the personnel of Border Security
DefenceIndia facilitated an Independence Day celebrations in Amritsar with
The DefenceIndia HR division initiated the Nature Trail Army Training for
corporate personnel and school children.
A DefenceIndia Nature Trail training in progress.
Notable Research Projects of DefenceIndia.
A Nationwide research project on ‘Conscription’.
A Nationwide research project on ‘Do Ex-Servicemen Make Better
A Nationwide research project on ‘Culture in the Indian Army’.
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