The 5th Global Skills Summit held on 6-7 september in New Delhi witnessed amongst other inititives the awards ceremony of the 1st edition of the FICCI – LeapVault Skills Champions of India Awards.

  • Mr. K Venkataraman, MD & CEO of Larsen & Toubro won the Skills Champion: Industry award.
  • Ms. A Vani Prasad, IAS CEO, Employment Generation and Marketing Mission won the Skills Champion : Eco-System Enabler award
  • Mr. Ashok Reddy, MD of  TeamLease IIJT won the Skills Champion : Emerging Warrior award.

The Emerging Warriors Category had an Honour Roll as follows:

1. Ambarish Datta, MD & CEO, BSE Institute

2. Santanu Paul, CEO, Talent Sprint

3. Shrikant Bansal, Director, GIZ IS

4. Abhinav Madan, MD,  Gram Tarang

5. Sushil Ramola, MD & CEO, BASIX B-ABLE

6. Sharad Vajpayee, CO Founder & CEO, PGC Infotech

7. Ravinder Goyal, Founder Director, IACM SmartLearn