Three IIMB alumni bag DAA award

Three IIMB alumni bag DAA award

Three alumni of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Bangalore, bagged the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA), which will be conferred on the eve of the 44th Annual Convocation Ceremony on March 21, Thursday. (DH File Photo)

Three alumni of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Bangalore, bagged the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA), which will be conferred on the eve of the 44th Annual Convocation Ceremony on March 21, Thursday. G Raghuram, director, IIMB, will present the awards to Lakshmi Kaul (PGP 1980-82), Hitesh Oberoi (PGP 1994-96) and Rajkumar D (PGP 1982-84).

Instituted in 2007, the awards are given to alumni in recognition of their achievements of exceptional merit and excellence in their chosen field. Lakshmi is a social entrepreneur in the field of education. Hitesh is co-promoter, managing director and CEO of Info Edge, and has been instrumental in launching new products and services at naukri.com while Rajkumar D is chairman and managing director of BPCL.

“Lakshmi brings the value of going off the beaten path and discovering the joy of making a difference in the society in the most unconventional way.

“We were impressed with Hitesh’s ability to demonstrate one can create significant value for oneself and the organisation through new entrepreneurial opportunities created using technology. Rajkumar reflects the potential an IIMB alumnus has, to reach the very top of some of the largest corporations in the country through focus, hard work and professional excellence,” the DAA committee said about the award winners.

Each recipient receives a citation and his/her name will be engraved on the wall of fame at IIMB.