Glass Awards (Final call inviting nominations by July 15, 2018)

In recognition of tremendous contribution to Indian Glass Industry, AIGMF announces C K Somany Award for Innovation & Technology and Balkrishna Gupta Award for Exports.

1st award in these categories will be given at Annual General Meeting of the AIGMF to be held on August 17, 2018 at Hotel Pride Plaza, Aerocity (Delhi Airport) New Delhi.

C K Somany Award for Innovation and Technology will be given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the glass industry in the field or fields of manufacturing, product development, environmental factors, business performance/growth, research and development and/or science/technology.

Balkrishna Gupta Award for Exports will be given to an individual/firm by considering following factors: who have contributed towards identification or growth of new potential markets/volume of exports/reaching no. of countries or any other area showcasing valuable contribution in Glass exports.

Referral applications can also be submitted by Regional Associations UPGMS, SIGMA, WIGMA, NIGMA and EIGMA who may give recommendation for giving award to a likely individual.

AIGMF may also take help of BHU (Ceramic Glass Division), CGCRI (Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute), CCPS (Confederation of Construction Products) and FOSG (Federation of Safety Glass), for identifying suitable candidates for the award.

Jury for the awards comprise of:
- Dr. Ranjan Sen, Chief Scientist & Head Glass Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CSIR-CGCRI), Kolkata
- Mr. Dave Fordham, Editor, Glass Worldwide, London (UK)
- Mr. Bharat Somany, Vice President AIGMF and Vice President HNG Inds. Ltd., Bahadurgarh (Haryana)
- Mr. M K Bansal, Executive Committee Member AIGMF and Partner, Shri Sitaram Glass Works, Firozabad (UP)
- Mr. Vinit Kapur, Secretary AIGMF, Delhi

Applications are invited at from within India from all those connected with glass industry who may submit a brief write-up/CV in support of their candidature latest by July 15, 2018.

About Mr. C K Somany:

Personality Profile: C.K. Somany | Remembering C K Somany | Visionary Indian entrepreneur mourned by international glass community

About Mr. Balkrishna Gupta:

Personality Profile: Balkrishna Gupta | Remembering Balkrishna Gupta

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