Deepika Padukone to be honoured with Smita Patil Memorial Award
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone would be honoured with the biennial Smita Patil Memorial Award instituted by Priyadarshni Academy for her contribution to the film industry. Does Deepika Padukone deserve this award? VOTE NOWUpdated: Aug 02, 2012 17:21 IST
On the occasion, noted industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla would be honoured with Harish Mahindra Memorial Global Award for outstanding contribution to "globalisation of Indian industry."
Dr Samir Brahmachari, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, would be presented award for outstanding contribution to "science-led inclusive innovation."
Nirj Deva, Member of European Parliament, would be felicitated for outstanding contribution to "international development."
HDFC Managing Director Aditya Puri would be honoured for outstanding contribution as a "visionary leader in banking industry."
Dr Jacques Rogozinski of Inter-American Investment Corporation, USA, would get an award for outstanding contribution to "economic development leveraging on small and medium enterprises."
Milind Deora will be felicitated for his induction in the Union Cabinet as a Minister of State for Communication and IT while Piyush Goyal will be honoured for his appointment as a member of Rajya Sabha.
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First Published: Jul 31, 2012 15:45 IST