The countdown has begun for the Essel Karnatakaís Best Entrepreneur/ Innovator Award being held in Bangalore on August 24, 2007. One among the five winners short-listed by an eminent Jury headed by Justice R G Desai will be selected by the people of Karnataka as their choice through tele-voting.
The winners are: Captain G R Gopinath, Managing Director, Deccan Aviation (Outstanding Achievement); Dr Ashwin Mahesh, CEO, Mapunity Information Services (P) Ltd (Emerging Entrepreneur category); Chaya Umesh Chandra, Designer and Managing Director, Candle Craft World (Woman Entrepreneur category); B Basavaraj Santeshivara (Rural Innovator category) and Narasimha Bhandari (Rural Entrepreneur category).
A large number of people including socialites, jury members and winners of previous awards will be present at the event.
Over the past eight months, the Essel Awards have touched various categories like legislators, sportspersons, NGOs, bureaucrats, police, advocates and ministers. The month of September is devoted to excellence in Medical Service.
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