16 dignitaries felicitated with Amar Ujala Excellence Award 2017

Film director Subhash Ghai, social worker Chandi Prasad Bhatt, danseuse Shovana Narayan and doctor Rajeev Agarwal were conferred with ‘Lifetime Excellence’ award.

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Sep 19, 2017 8:30 PM Updated: Sep 19, 2017 8:30 PM


The first edition of ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’ was organised on 16th September at a ceremony in Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, in presence of senior ministers, bureaucrats, celebrities and other dignitaries. At this event, 16 top personalities were honoured with the ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’, by senior Union Ministers, Suresh Prabhu, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Satyapal Sign and Anupriya Patel.




Probal Ghosal, Director, Amar Ujala, while congratulating the awardees, said “We, at Amar Ujala, are fully committed to pursue editorial excellence and hence this award initiative has a direct synergy to our commitment. Some of the award winners are known to us while some other names may not be that familiar. But one thing that is common among all of them, is their relentless & uncompromising pursuit of excellence.  Amar Ujala Excellence Award aims to be the most revered platform for recognising such achievers.”


Film director Subhash Ghai, social worker Chandi Prasad Bhatt, danseuse Shovana Narayan and doctor Rajeev Agarwal were conferred with ‘Lifetime Excellence’ Award. Another 12 persons were felicitated for their path-breaking work in the fields of education, business, rural welfare, healthcare, travel and tourism. Skoda was the title sponsor of ‘Amar Ujala Excellence Award’ and News 24 was the TV Channel Partner. The event was live telecasted on Amar Ujala Web TV.

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