Hyderabad, November 28, 2022…. FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation) & YFLO (Young FICCI Ladies Organisation) announced their annual initiative Hyderabad Business Awards

Giving details while addressing a press conference in the city on Monday Shubhraa Maheshwari, Chairperson, FLO Hyderabad, and Sonali Saraf, Chairperson, YFLO Hyderabad said Hyderabad Business Awards is an annual initiative of the FLO Hyderabad Chapter instituted to recognize successful women-led businesses representing various industry sectors based in the State of Telangana. We will honor innovation, excellence, best practices, impact, success, achievements, and economic and social contribution of women entrepreneurs and companies captained and owned by women, they informed.

The Awards are invited in Agritech/Food & Beverage/Food Processing; Education, Environment Impact, Fashion-Textile (Handlooms & Organic Fabrics) Apparel/Jewellery/Accessories; Healthcare and Wellness; Manufacturing/MSME(Green Category Industries Only); Services-Architecture/Event Management/ HR; Social Enterprise/Philanthropy(Bonus points to organizations working in the field of women empowerment, child education and skill development); Specially abled entrepreneur; Technology/Electronics, etc and other categories, added Heena Shrivastava and Jyotsna Angara, past chairpersons of FLO.

Awards will be presented to women in ten categories including manufacturing which is male-dominated. There is no entry fee. 30 entries are expected.

The Lifetime Achievement, a jury special award will be presented to the business personality who best represents achievement and longevity. The Award acknowledges the winner’s sustained achievements within the business community during a distinguished career.

Nominations for the Award are invited from Women-owned and Women-run organizations from the State of Telangana that have set the benchmark for quality, innovation, and excellence in business. Companies may apply through their women promoter (min. 51% holding). The Awards will be presented in a Gala Awards night scheduled on January 11, 2023.

The award winners in the previous two editions include leading lights from businesses, institutions, and the Government who, through their exemplary work, have inspired and enabled a whole new generation of women entrepreneurs.

The Jury panel comprises industry thought leaders, business and corporate professionals, Govt. officials, and Senior FLO leaders. They will select the award winners.

Women-owned and Women-run enterprises (Bonus points for wholly-owned) need to apply. Applicants must have min. 51% Shareholding in the Company. The Company must be established/incorporated/have an office in the STATE OF TELANGANA

By Sujata