The National PR Day Awards 

To celebrate the efforts of PR professionals from across the country, Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Kolkata Chapter, gave away the National PR Day Awards in association with The Telegraph in Nazrul Tirtha, New Town. They were selected by a four-member jury comprising 91.9 Friends FM station head Jimmy Tangree, ICRA former vice-chairman P.K. Choudhury, theatre personality Ardhendu Banerjee and secretary of Bengal Olympic Association Chandan Roy Choudhury. Students with the highest marks in PR/Media at the postgraduate level in various institutes were also awarded. A photography and slogan-writing contest were held as well. And there was a session themed around National PR Day with Corporate Social Responsibility — A Meaningful Tool for Effective Communication. 

By Ratnalekha Mazumdar
  • Published 6.05.15
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(L-R) Ina Bose, vice-chairman, PRSI, Kolkata Chapter, Soumyajit Mahapatra, chairman, PRSI, Kolkata Chapter, Sanjay Budhia, MD, Patton Group, Debashish Sen, chairman, West Bengal Housing and Infrastucture Development Corporation (HIDCO), Viresh Oberoi, CEO and MD, mjunction, Ravindra Chamaria, chairman and MD, Infinity Group, Sanjay Jain, MD, Siddha Group and Rajendra Khandelwal, vice-chairman, PRSI, Kolkata Chapter, released the National PR Day brochure.

To celebrate the efforts of PR professionals from across the country, Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Kolkata Chapter, gave away the National PR Day Awards in association with The Telegraph in Nazrul Tirtha, New Town. They were selected by a four-member jury comprising 91.9 Friends FM station head Jimmy Tangree, ICRA former vice-chairman P.K. Choudhury, theatre personality Ardhendu Banerjee and secretary of Bengal Olympic Association Chandan Roy Choudhury. Students with the highest marks in PR/Media at the postgraduate level in various institutes were also awarded. A photography and slogan-writing contest were held as well. And there was a session themed around National PR Day with Corporate Social Responsibility — A Meaningful Tool for Effective Communication. 

The winners

  • Asia Sports Ventures Pvt Ltd
  • Data Science Foundation
  • Hindustan Copper Ltd
  • India Green Reality Pvt Ltd
  • India Power Corporation Ltd
  • Indus Net Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • Infinity Infotech Parks Ltd
  • ITC Limited
  • Siddha Group
  • Straavi
  • Alipore Unmish Society
  • Eye Care & Research Centre
  • Rukmani Amar Aangan
  • Udaan Society 
  • Whiz Mantra Educational Solutions Pvt Ltd
Band Folk Foundation performed before the awards were given away.