Padma Shri Award 2017 to BVR Mohan Reddy, Former Chairman NASSCOM

by January 27, 2017 0 comments

A Visionary Leader, Entrepreneur, Innovator and above all a man with an impeccable public record and compassion, BODANAPU VENKAT RAMA MOHAN REDDY (popularly known as BVR Mohan Reddy), is founder and Executive Chairman of Cyient Limited. Mohan Reddy is a recognized thought leader in IT enabled engineering services industry globally (ITES), served this industry for more than four decades and hence rightly is among the Founding fathers of ITES industry in India.

Mohan Reddy has served as Chairman, NASSCOM (The National Association of Software and Services Companies) during 2015-16 and has been engaged into various industry and government initiatives like: Make in India, Digital India, Swatch Bharat.

Recently, Mohan Reddy has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Federal Republic of Germany for states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. He is the second Indian to receive this honor from the German Government.

Mohan Reddy has immense passion towards promoting education in India.  Towards this, he also serves as Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT, Hyderabad since 2012. He has also been appointed as a Director on the Board of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).  He is member on the Board of NIIT University, Neemrana; member of Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at IIIT Hyderabad.

On being awarded with the Padma Shri Award 2017, India’s fourth highest civilian honor,Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder & Executive Chairman Cyient and Former Chairman NASSCOM, said “I am honoured that the Government of India has recognized me for my contribution in creating Engineering R&D industry in the country. The award is also a recognition for a first generation entrepreneur for building a sustainable Global Technology Company. It acknowledges the effort put towards building a Digitally Empowered Society. I would like to thank Government of India for conferring me with this coveted honour.”

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