By Vivek K Mob: 09820310487 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
One of India’s most respected media personalities, Mr. A. K. Bhattacharya has been inducted on the Jury panel of the 6th Annual Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism 2017. Mr. A.K. Bhattacharya was conferred upon with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism.
Mr. A. K. Bhattacharya will join the distinguished panel of independent Jury members comprising prominent personalities such as Mr. Swaminathan S. Aiyar(Consulting Editor, Economic Times),Mr. T. N. Ninan (Chairman, Business Standard) and Mr. R Jagannathan (Editorial Director, Swarajya Magazine); Mr. Gopal Srinivasan (Chairman & Managing Director – TVS Capital Ltd.); Mr. Srinivasan K. Swamy (Chairman & Managing Director, R. K. Swamy BBDO); Ms. Ashu Suyash (MD & CEO, CRISIL) and Mr. Adit Jain ( Chairman, IMA Asia).
Mr. A.K Bhattacharya commenced his editorial journey with the Express Group writing for The Indian Express. He has been with Business Standard for more than 20 years. Prior to that he has worked for The Economic Times, Financial Express and The Pioneer. With close to 4 decades of experience, Mr. A. K Bhattacharya has been a witness to the evolving financial landscape and trends in the Indian economy.
This is the sixth edition of the first-of-its-kind Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism constituted by Shriram Group, India’s largest financial conglomerate with diversified financial services. Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai is the Evaluation Partner and plays an important and independent role in the selection process by scrutinizing the nominations and making them available for the Jury Members for their consideration.
Mr. A. K . Bhattacharya said, “”I am delighted to be part of the Jury panel. It is an honour to join a group that has so many illustrious names from the industry. Uppermost in my mind will be the responsibility to uphold the values of credible financial journalism that enhances understanding of the economy, businesses and markets.”
About Shriram Capital Ltd.:
Shriram Capital Limited (SCL) is the overarching holding company for the Financial Services and Insurance entities of the Shriram Group, created with the primary objective of optimizing the synergies across the Group’s entities. Established in 1974, Shriram Group is one of the most respected Groups in India with a predominant presence in financial services. Shriram Capital Limited (SCL) is the overarching holding arm of all the financial services entities of the group. Currently its financial service businesses include commercial vehicle (CV) financing, retail financing, chit fund, equipment financing, mortgages, life insurance, general insurance, stock broking, distribution of financial products and wealth advisory services. The Group manages assets of over INR 90,000cr. The Group has been promoting Financial Inclusion of low income families and small businesses. SCL and its operating entities, have an overall customer base in excess of 12 million, more than 60,000 employees across 3,000 offices.