- BILT amongst the top Indian companies recognized by Dun & Bradsheet- Rolta Corporate Awards 2008
- BILT named top Indian company in the paper sector by Dun & Bradsheet, India
Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), India’s largest paper company and part of the US$ 3 bn Avantha Group, received the Dun & Bradstreet – Rolta Corporate Awards 2008. BILT was named top Indian company in the paper sector.
Mr. Asesh Mukherjee, General Manager- Paper Marketing, BILT, received the award from Mr. David J. Emery, President – Asia Pacific, Dun & Bradstreet. Also present were Mr. M.S. Sundara Rajan, CMD, Indian Bank and Mr. K.K. Singh, CMD, Rolta India Ltd.
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight, felicitated 52 of India’s leading corporate names across sectors. The D&B-Rolta Corporate Awards 2008, closely tied to D&B’s study on India’s Top 500 Companies 2008, seek to recognize the twin virtues of size and growth in corporate India.
Mr. R. R. Vederah, Managing Director, BILT, said, “We thank Dun & Bradstreet and Rolta India Ltd. for honouring BILT. This award not only recognises BILT’s leadership position in the Indian paper industry, but also acknowledges our commitment to our investors and stakeholders.”
Presenting the Awards, Mr David J. Emery, President – Asia Pacific, Dun & Bradstreet said, “51 new companies have made it to the Top 500 companies list in this year’s edition. This clearly underscores the growth opportunities that the Indian economy has provided over the past three years, opportunities that have been eagerly grabbed by these ambitious and innovative companies. On the other hand, as many as 31 of the 52 sectoral winners have retained their pole position from the last round of the Corporate Awards.”
BILT is amongst the 31 sectoral winners that have received the D&B Awards back-to-back.