ONGC bagged the India's Pride Award for ‘Excellence in the Oil & Gas sector ’ at a glittering awards ceremony held at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi on 27 March 2017. Minister of State for Railways, Mr. Manoj Sinha gave away the eminent award to Director (HR), ONGC, Mr. D. D Misra, who received it on behalf of the organization.
The Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Mr. Nitin Gadhari , also joined occasion later and congratulated the winners for excelling in their fields. This is the 8th Edition of Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Awards with ONGC consistently bagging the niche accolade from past several years.
ONGC Director (HR) D. D Misra receiving the award from Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha
The awards evening which was marked by the presence of the who's who of the country's public sector universe, both central and state, key corporate players from the private sector and senior bureaucrats served as an important platform to proffer much-deserved acknowledgement of the remarkable service rendered by the public sector and its invaluable contributions to creating the foundations of the nation's economy.
In 2009, on completing 50 years in business, Dainik Bhaskar Group had instituted the first ever ‘India Pride Awards’ to honor the PSUs of India in their areas of excellence. The award, one of its own kind is met through a rigorous jury process consisting of eminent people and subject matter experts representing different fields.
As always the celebration ignited the sense of pride for the people who walked away with the awards.