26 May 2020

7th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2015

CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES bags The Best News Magazine Award at the 7th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2015


New Delhi, 14th March, 2015: The 7th CIDC Vishwakarma awards were held at a glittering ceremony attended by over 1000 people on 14th March 2015 at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Center, New Delhi.


Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), the apex body set up by the Planning Commission & the Construction Industry recognizes the role of a national award for motivation and improved performance of Individual Workers, Artisans, Field Supervisors, Project Owners, Project Implementers and has conceived the CIDC Vishwakarma Awards as an award of Excellence.


In its very first year of operations CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES published by Highland Media Publishers Pvt. Ltd., was adjudged the Best News magazine on the Construction sector by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC).


The award was distributed by Mrs. Elizabeth Antony, (Founder and President, Navoothan Charitable Foundation (NCF) Legal Sakhi), and the other dignitaries included Dr. Kirit S. Parikh, (Chairman of the Jury & Former Member, Planning Commission, Govt. of India & Chairman, IRADE), Dr. P. S. Rana, (Chairman, CIDC),  Dr. Satya Pandey, (Mayor, Nagar Nigam, Gorakhpur), Dr. Rinzin Dorji, (Director General, Construction Development Board, Bhutan), Dr. T. N. Gupta, (Former, ED, BMTPC, Techno Legal Consultant & Sr. Advisor, CIDC), Dr. S. Vijaya Kumar, (CMD, Vijay Nirman Company Pvt. Ltd.).


The Chief Guest for the ceremony Shri Satyendra Jain, Hon’ble Minister of Health, Power and Public Works Department, Government of NCT of Delhi, for the 7th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards, lauded the efforts of CIDC for its role towards improvement & betterment of the Construction Industry. He made a special mention of CIDC’s efforts for training of grass root construction workers and for its encouragement to small construction companies and individual entrepreneurial firms and focusing on skill development. Shri Jain emphasized the role of construction as an all pervading activity and encouraged the awardees.


The CIDC Vishwakarma awards are inspired by the spirit of construction and creation patronized by Lord Vishwakarma the ruling deity of the Construction practices in India. Each year, this event is hosted on 7th of March by CIDC, the apex body that’s dedicated to work relentlessly towards promoting best practices within the Indian Construction Industry.



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