Business Standard Annual Awards 2018: Toasting the spirit of success

Czars of the corporate world trooped in early to catch up with their peers and the camaraderie was infectious even among rivals

Sajjan Jindal
JSW Group's Sajjan Jindal receiving Business Standard CEO of the Year award from Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar)

The Business Standard Annual Awards for Corporate Excellence, held on Saturday evening, toasted the indomitable spirit of Indian entrepreneurship that was ready to fight all odds. The Crystal Room at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, filled to capacity with familiar faces and famous names, witnessed much cheer when Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the chief guest at the function, lauded Corporate India for going beyond business and making a difference in the lives of marginalised people such as the Araku tribals of Andhra Pradesh by giving them an opportunity. “Each one of ...