Shri Baba N Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Limited was today conferred with the prestigious “IIM -JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate Leadership in Metallurgical industries - 2014” . On the occasion of 68 th Annual Technical Meeting of The Indian Institute of Metals, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Steel & Mines honored Shri Baba N Kalyani with this award. The award ceremony was organised at the College of Engineering, Pune on Friday, 14 th November 2014. Many distinguished industrialists, academicians, and researchers were present in this award ceremony.
The “IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate Leadership in Metallurgical industries” was conferred on Shri Baba N Kalyani for his outstanding contribution in the field of Metallurgical industries and Manufacturing sector. Since 2008, each year the National Council of The Indian Institute of Metals selects one eminent public figure for conferring this award. Eminent personalities like Shri Ratan Tata, Shri B Muthurmanan , Former Vice Chairman Tata Steel, Dr E Sreedharan, Former MD, Delhi Metro, Debnarayan Bhattacharya, MD, Hindalco Industries, Dr Sanak Mishra, Vice President, Arcelor Mittal and HM Nerurkar, Former MD, Tata Steel have been previously awarded with this honour.
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 globa l 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.