Hall of Fame National Award for 2011 for V.Kalidas
The Hindu's consultant V. Kalidas was given the Hall of Fame National Award for 2011 for his contribution to the media industry.
The Hindu's consultant V. Kalidas was given the Hall of Fame National Award for 2011 for his contribution to the media industry by Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan on 17 March 2011. Kalidas has been associated with The Hindu group for the past 45 years and was nominated Media Person of the year in October 1994 by a Mumbai-based body of media professionals. He has also been associated with the Advertising Clubs and PRSI Chapters in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
The awards were given to 10 other public relations professionals on the inaugural day of the two-day fifth edition of the Global PR Conclave, organised by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI). The two day Global PR Conclave saw participation by 150 communication practitioners.
The other awardees are include: Pragnya Ram (Aditya Birla Management Corporation Limited); S. Ramesh Krishnan (Maruti Suzuki); Deepak Jolly (Coca Cola); Renuka B. Salwan (Bureau of Indian Standards); Jayaprakash Rao K. (Regional PRO, DRDO, Bangalore); B.K. Usha Didi (Brahmkumaris, Mount Abu); K.S. Narahari (Texas Instruments Limited); C.K. Sardana; Ujjwal Chowdhury (ISB&M School of Communication); and Romesh Kumar Mattoo (Suzlon Energy Limited).
Sekhwan also presented the annual Chanakya Awards to leading professionals and organisations for their contribution to the field of communication.