2015-16 Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Current Affairs ]

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The 15th set of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. The awards were conferred for the companies from various sectors of exports during the year 2015 - 16.

  • It also enclosed service providers, banks, and various facilitating agencies which are encouraging exports.
  • President also revealed the new Logo of FIEO representing growth, vibrancy, innovation and entrepreneurship on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of FIEO during this.
  • FIEO was established in 1965 under the aegis of Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Award recipients are:

  • Reliance Industry: for the top foreign exchange earner and leading exporter of past 50 years.
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS): Gold Award in IT services.
  • State Bank of India (SBI): Gold award among the supporting institutions.

About FIEO:

  • The Federation of Indian Export Organizations represents the Indian entrepreneur’s spirit of enterprise in the global market.
  • It is popularly known as “FIEO”, this apex body of Indian export promotion organizations was set up jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and private trade and industry in the year 1965.
  • FIEO is thus a partner of the Government of India in promoting India’s exports.

- Published on: May 9, 2016