JUSCO Samachar (vernacular) was conferred “Gold Award” by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) at their 4th Global Meet held on 3 April 2010 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The Global Meet together with Annual PRCI 2010 Chanakya Awards, Corporate Collateral Awards and Hall of Fame in PR was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Advisor to Bureau of Parliamentary Studies on Training and Former Union Minister Sri Mani Shankar Aiyer.
Mr Rajesh Rajan, Head Corporate Communications, JUSCO received the Trophy and a Certificate from Mr Bhishma Narain Singh, Former Union Minister and Governor and Mr Joginder Singh, Former Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at the Annual Corporate Collateral Award function at New Delhi. Amongst prominent award recipients present during the function was Ms Barkha Dutt, MD, NDTV, for Media Personality of the Decade and Dr Kiren Bedi, CEO, Navjyoti India Foundation, for the NGO of the Year.
The PRCI Annual Collateral Awards 2010 are the most prestigious event in the realm of Corporate Communications in India. The jury consisted of eminent professionals from the world of mass communication/ media. This year the PRCI received 835 nominations from 57 companies in 13 categories. Altogether 43 companies won the awards in different categories. Amongst prominent companies that won the award was Tata Chemicals Ltd., UB Group, NTPC, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Airways, Coca Cola India Inc., BHEL, BEML Ltd., BIS, BIAL, IDBI Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Union Bank, etc.