BCCL chairman gets lifetime contribution to media award

Thursday 19th April, 2018

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Publication  The Times of India
Source  TNN
CCM  38.16
Edition  Hyderabad
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MAV  193,089
Language  English
Page  14
Circulation  292,899

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BCCL chairman gets lifetime contribution to media award
Piyal Bhatt
AIMA Managing India Awards jury chairman Sanjiv Goenka gives Bennett, Coleman & Co chairman Indu Jain the association's award for lifetime contribution to media in Delhi on Wednesday
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New Delhi: Indu Jain, chairman of Bennett, Coleman & Co, India's largest media house, which publishes newspapers and magazines, including The Times of India, on Wednesday said that it was important to dhsure that government schemes were effectively implemented for all-round development of India's economy She said this while receiving the All India Management Association's (AI-MAIs) annual award for lifetime contribution to media.
AIMA which recognises achievers who have made a fundamental difference to society through its annual Managing India Awards, conferred on Jain the award for managing the Times Group, apart from establishing the Times Fbundation, an institution working towards social causes.
Jain, who also received the Padma Bhushan in 2016, said that the Times Fbundation had been doing a lot of
work towards implementation of government schemes. A philanthropist, she laun-chedtheTimes Poundation in 2000 to run community services, research foundation, and relief funds. "Our latest initiative 'National Citizens Fb-rum' consists of civil ser-
vants, politicians, corpora tes, and other important members of society This group will work along with the government and remove any policy hurdles that slows down the process and will ensure the success of the scheme," she said.