Vikram Solar CEO bags Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016

Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Commerce & Industries, West Bengal, Dr. Amit Mitra presented the award.

Kolkata, 14 September 2016 : Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO, Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider today won The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016 in the manufacturing sector. The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award is organised annually by The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I). Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Commerce & Industries, West Bengal presented the award at a ceremony held today.

Three successful entrepreneurs were adjudged and awarded as best entrepreneurs each from the manufacturing, service and start-up sectors.

The Bengal Entrepreneurship Recognition initiative is undertaken to identify and reward entrepreneurs of West Bengal who have outstanding entrepreneurial vision irrespective of their size, capital and competencies and who are instrumental in the socio-economic development of the state. The aim of the initiative is to encourage dynamic, sustainable and forward thinking entrepreneurs of West Bengal, who are contributing to the development of the State’s economy.

Speaking on the win, Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO, Vikram Solar, commented: “It is a proud moment and we are elated to receive this award. This is a noteworthy milestone for all of us as The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry plays an instrumental role in recognizing entrepreneurship and is aimed at promoting further entrepreneurial activity in the state. He further added “At Vikram Solar, we are proud to have carved our niche positioning around the world and look to further expand our presence though innovative products, projects and services.”

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry was set up in 1853. For the last one and a half centuries, the Chamber has played a pioneering role as a helmsman, steering the evolution of Commerce and Industry in India.

About Vikram Solar

Vikram Solar is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in high efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. With international presence across 4 continents, the company is an active contributor in shaping the solar revolution across continents. Carrying forward the extensive manufacturing experience of the Vikram Group, Vikram Solar, since 2006, is building on a 4-decade-old success story. Vikram Solar’s annual PV Module production capacity stands at 0.5 GW, and the company is further expanding it to 2 GW by FY 2020. Being a Tier 1 PV module manufacturer (Bloomberg ranking), the company’s products are designed to the highest standards of quality, reliability and performance. As a fully forward- integrated Solar EPC contractor, Vikram Solar deploys world- class technology to design, install and commission solar projects worldwide.