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22nd October 2013

National Institute of Industrial Engineering Confers ‘Lakshya Business Visionary Award’ on B.N. Kalyani

In recognition of his extraordinary contribution to the Indian business landscape, Mr. Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Limited was today, conferred with the prestigious ‘Lakshya Business Visionary Award’ by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE). In an acceptance speech that was read out at the function , Mr Kalyani said , ”I am extremely thankful to the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), for bestowing this honour upon me. Such honours have been a constant source of inspiration for me and my company”.

At Bharat Forge, we have always envisioned a border less world, where deep-rooted innovation and entrepreneurship can achieve its full potential. Since inception, across decades, we have channelized our passion, intellect and energy towards achieving this objective. The Lakshya Business Visionary award furt her exemplifies our collective achievement of this objective.

Going forward, we will continue to create value on the strength of our vision, and entrepreneurial spirit to not only enhance our global manufacturing footprint but also promote and signify the Triumph of BRAND INDIA, he added.

Ranked among the country’s leading B-Schools, NITIE has also been identified among the 15 Centers of Excellence by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Organized under the aegis of Avartan, Lakshya has served as an annual confluence of business legends from across the country. The ‘Visionary Award’ has historically been presented to prolific business tycoons who have changed the course of Indian business internationally, entirely on the merit of their exemplary vision and conviction to achieve excellence.

This forum has felicitated some of the country’s most venerable business legends over the years including the likes of Mr. Adi Godrej, Mr. Ratan Tata, Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Mr. Azim Premji, Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Mr. Nandan Nilekani and Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, among a host of others.

About Bharat Forge

Bharat Forge Ltd. (BFL), the flagship company of the USD 2.5 billion Kalyani Group is a global provider of high performance, innovative, safety & critical components and solutions to various sectors including Automotive, Oil and Gas, Power, Locomotive and Marine, Aerospace, Construction & Mining. It is the largest exporter of auto components from India and a leading chassis component manufacturer in the world . BFL today has the largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers complete end-to-end capability from concept to testing and validation to marquee global OEM’s. At the cusp of a breakout growth and transformation into an engineering conglomerate through its aggressive foray in capital goods and infrastructure sectors, BFL is committed to proactively expedite India’s transformation into a global economic giant.