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Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) on Thursday presented 'Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016' to Tata Sons interim Chairman Ratan Tata in Mumbai.
According to ICFA, the Leadership Awards jury conferred on Tata the 'Lifetime Achievements Award 2016' for his transformational role in scaling Tata Group as the globally admired group during his stint of two decades as Chairman.
"The Leadership Awards Jury, Chaired by Prof. M.
S. Swaminathan, pioneer of India's Green Revolution, decided to confer upon Ratan Tata the Lifetime Achievements Award 2016... for his overall contributions spanning over five decades through industry-led development of the Indian economy and agriculture, which positively impacted the lives of millions of people in India and globally," ICFA said in a statement.
"The award was presented to Tata at his office (in Mumbai) this morning, as he could not attend the awards ceremony in New Delhi on September 18."
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