Sujana Group celebrated the concluding ceremony of its Silver Jubilee. Sujana Foundation had formulated many a programme throughout the year including Sujana Excellence Awards to commemorate Sujana Group's 25th anniversary. The third day concluding festival was organized to felicitate the Sujana Excellence Awardees and give away the awards on 16th September by 6.00 p.m., at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam, Hyderabad.
These awards were formulated by Sujana Foundation to honour the people who've made an impact in the fields of Agriculture, Education /Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Poverty Alleviation & Rural Development and Innovation in Engineering across the country. Padmavibhushan Dr. MS. Swaminathan, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri Nara Chandra Babu Naidu were the honourable chief guests. Padmasri Dr.Shantha Sinha was the special invitee for the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri YS Chowdary, Chairman, Sujana Group of Companies and Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha said that Sujana Group withstood all the hardships of economy and moved ahead to complete its 25th anniversary. He said that being associated with people with positive attitude makes all the difference. He assured that in the coming 25 years the Group will provide One Lakh opportunities. As a Member of Parliament he would spend more time in devising many social developmental programs, he opined.
"Identifying and honouring the unsung heroes of our country is a laudable effort made by Sujana Foundation. The way they made a difference to their respective fields with limited resources is an eye opener to the aspiring enthusiasts" said Dr. MS. Swaminathan speaking on the occasion. He urged the Government to devise various developmental programs to contain grieves of farmers. As India is the largest base of human resources, he urged all the youngsters to take up farming as their career and bring an innovative difference to the economy.
Speaking on the occasion former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri Nara Chandra Babu Naidu congratulated Shri YS Chowdary on this achievement. He also congratulated all the employees of Sujana Group and stated that without their contribution this achievement wouldn't have been achieved. He said that there are many leaders but the one with a vision makes all the difference and YS Chowdary is gifted with that vision he reasoned.
He praised Dr. MS Swaminathan saying that with all his able efforts the country reached to food surplus. He also said that MS.Swaminathan's Commision on farmer's report implementation would solve the farmer problems in our country. He lauded the efforts of Sujana Foundation in recognizing and celebrating the people who've made a difference to the respective fields. India is gifted with quality human resources and given the situation coupled with skills, youth can make wonders, he opined.
Later Dr.Shantha Sinha spoke about the event and congratulated all the awardees. Sharing this successful time with all the awardees is a moment to cherish she recalled. She applauded Sujana Foundation by taking up such exercises. The event was presided over by Shri Prayaga Ramakrishna, CEO Sujana Foundation where Sujana Group employees, media personnel and others graced the occasion. The event was followed by a comedy show performed by Sri AVS and team.