Kolkata: Maeeshat Media Pvt. Ltd, India’s first media outlet dedicated to covering economic activities of minority communities, has given away its 10th edition of business awards in association with Aerotech Eng. Works Pvt. Ltd as event partner at an event held at Kala Kunj, Kala Mandir, Kolkata, on November 14, 2021.
Co-organized by Tameer Educational & Welfare Trust, Indian Institute of Research and Career Design 360, the 10th All India Minorities Business Summit & National Brand Awards 2021 saw the presence of more than 300 attendees that included economic experts, business leaders, entrepreneurs, social workers, and professionals from various other fields.
The awards were given in as many as nine different categories, and the pick of them was the Maeeshat Best Eduprenuer Award to M Nurul Islam, the founder secretary of the prestigious Al Ameen Mission that has been providing modern education and career coaching to lakhs of students in West Bengal in a residential system with prime focus on poor and meritorious students.
The Entrepreneur of the year 2021 Award was given to Mr. M Azizurrahman, Director of the STARLING SILK MILLS PVT. LTD, Kolkata, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of a wide range of silk products.
On the other hand, the award for the Social Entrepreneur of the year 2021 was presented to Mr. Naiyer Fatmi, Managing Director, Alkhair Co-operative Credit Society Ltd, Patna, an interest-free micro-finance institution committed to fighting poverty and supporting minorities’ businesses.
Aspiration Classes from Kolkata, providing expert coaching to medical, engineering, and management aspirants, bagged the Best Startup 2021 Award. At the same time, the Fastest-Growing Company of the year 2021 Award went to Kolkata-based OMER RETAIL, manufacturer of men’s Kurta and Sherwani.
Khaitan- Ekla Chalo, a footwear giant headquartered in Kolkata, received the Best Customer-Friendly Company of the year 2021. The Rehbar Financial Services from Bengaluru, working to enhance Sharia-compliant value creation for businesses, took home the Promoting Halal Company of the Year 2021 Award.
Two media brands were also among the awardees. The Daily Puber Kalom, a Bengali language daily newspaper publishing from Kolkata, was adjudged as the Emerging Local Media Brand of the Year 2021, while an Urdu daily from Ranchi, the Daily Jadeed Bharat, featured as the Emerging Local Media Brand of the Year 2021 for the states of Bihar and Jharkhand.
All the awards were given amidst thunderous applause from the audience, who were enthused by the skillful hosting of Danish Reyaz, Director and Managing Editor of Maeeshat Media Pvt. Ltd.
Over the years, Maeeshat has been at the forefront of spotting and promoting business talents and brands from within the minority communities. Every year it organises business summits and award functions in different cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, and Bengaluru so that various economic professionals, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and others from across the country assemble at one place and discuss ideas and strategies to grow their ventures as well as help minorities to break free from the clutches of poverty.