07 January 2022 14:20:18 IST

IIM Ahmedabad awards young alumni achievers

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 29/08/2018: An aerial view of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad old and new campus. Photo : Vijay Soneji.

Five alumni under the age of 45 were recognised for their outstanding achievements across fields.

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) presented Young Alumni Achiever’s Awards to five of its alumni. Now in its seventh edition, these awards are given IIMA’s alumni under the age of 45, for outstanding achievements across various fields.

The awards given in three categories: corporate leadership, entrepreneurship, and social service. Saurabh Sancheti, Group CFO, Jio Platforms and Anant Daga, Managing Director, TCNS Clothing Co, won the corporate leadership awards. Sandeep Kumar Gupta, Co-Founder and COO, Innovaccer, bagged the entrepreneurship aware. For social or public service, Kaushlendra, Founder, Kaushalya Foundation and Samriddhii; and Dhaval Jain, Indian Administrative Service, Government of India, were honoured for their contributions.

Prof Errol D’Souza, Director, IIMA, said, “Our alumni continue to make us proud with their accomplishments across diverse fields. The IIMA Young Alumni Achievers Awards have been instituted to acknowledge and reward their distinction and contributions in making an impact in their chosen careers. I congratulate the winners for 2021.”

“Every year we have a difficult task of choosing the winners from this large pool of talented IIMA alumni. They continue to amaze us with their work, their ideas and the value add they make to their work and their respective organizations.,” said Prof Saral Mukherjee, Dean, Alumni and External Relations, IIMA.