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MUMBAI, September 19, 2017 (GNS) : One of India’s most respected media personalities, Mr. A. K. Bhattacharya has been inducted on the Jury panel of the 6th Annual Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism 2017. Mr. A.K. Bhattacharya was conferred upon with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism.
Mr. A. K. Bhattacharya will join the distinguished panel of independent Jury members comprising prominent personalities such as Mr. Swaminathan S. Aiyar(Consulting Editor, Economic Times),Mr. T. N. Ninan (Chairman, Business Standard) and Mr. R Jagannathan (Editorial Director, Swarajya Magazine); Mr. Gopal Srinivasan (Chairman & Managing Director – TVS Capital Ltd.); Mr. Srinivasan K. Swamy (Chairman & Managing Director, R. K. Swamy BBDO); Ms. Ashu Suyash (MD & CEO, CRISIL) and Mr. Adit Jain ( Chairman, IMA Asia).
Mr. A.K Bhattacharya commenced his editorial journey with the Express Group writing for The Indian Express. He has been with Business Standard for more than 20 years. Prior to that he has worked for The Economic Times, Financial Express and The Pioneer. With close to 4 decades of experience, Mr. A. K Bhattacharya has been a witness to the evolving financial landscape and trends in the Indian economy.
This is the sixth edition of the first-of-its-kind Shriram Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism constituted by Shriram Group, India’s largest financial conglomerate with diversified financial services. Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai is the Evaluation Partner and plays an important and independent role in the selection process by scrutinizing the nominations and making them available for the Jury Members for their consideration.
Mr. A. K . Bhattacharya said, “”I am delighted to be part of the Jury panel. It is an honour to join a group that has so many illustrious names from the industry. Uppermost in my mind will be the responsibility to uphold the values of credible financial journalism that enhances understanding of the economy, businesses and markets.”ENDS