S N Subrahmanyan, CEO and MD of Larsen & Toubro, has been conferred with the prestigious IIM-JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate Leadership in metallurgical industries.
With this, Subrahmanyan joins the league of eminent awardees like Ratan Tata, E Sreedharan, Sajjan Jindal, who have received the coveted IIM-JRD Tata Award in the past.
Union Minister of Steel (MoS), Dharmendra Pradhan, handed over the award to the L&T CEO and MD at the 57th National Metallurgists’ Day held at Kovalam in Kerala recently.
Thanking the award committee, the L&T CEO and MD said, “I am honoured to have received this prestigious award, which also comes as a recognition of L&T’s contributions to the Indian industry. We will continue in our endeavours to excel and set new benchmarks.”
Subrahmanyan was selected in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the metallurgical industry in the sphere of leadership and development that have had an impact on both the national and international landscape.
The IIM-JRD Tata Award is instituted by the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) in 2007. The award is conferred annually at the National Metallurgists Day instituted by the Ministry of Steel & Mines.
Binoy Kumar, Secretary, and Ruchika Chaudhry Govil, Joint Secretary in MoS, IIM President Dr U Kamachi Mudali and Secretary-General Kushal Saha were among the dignitaries present.