Best Innovations in Telecom, Internet, Media and Edutainment (TIME) and SMAC recognized in 6th Aegis GrahamBell Awards 2015 in New Delhi.
India’s largest and the only award in field of TIME (Telecom, Internet, Media and Edutainment) and SMAC (Social, Media, Analytics, Cloud) was held on 27th November at NDMC Convention center in New Delhi. The awards honored the best innovations in the field of TIME and SMAC. This award was initiated by Aegis School of Business, Data Science and Telecom & Convergence India, supported by COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) India, mUniversity as Powered Partner, Hive Communication as Creative Partner;
Hon’ble Minister Dr. Jitender Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Ministers Office; Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region graced the occasion he said “Indian youth should not be a job seeker, they should be a job creator. I am sure this recognition will encourage players to innovate further and make services affordably available to a better part of the population”.
In his welcome address, Mr. Rajan S Matthews, Director General, COAI said: “Innovation today in TIME (Telecom, Internet, Media and Edutainment and SMAC (Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud) is changing the way we communicate, work, perceive and entertain.
Mr. Hemant Joshi, (Partner, Deloitte) explained about the rigorous and transparent methodology and selection criteria used by Deloitte. He spoke about the decision matrix being used to validate awards on various parameters and evaluation, by prominent jury members, based on the presentation given by the participating companies.
Regarding the initiative, Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, Managing Trustee Aegis Knowledge Trust, CEO Aegis School of Business, School of Data Science, School of Telecommunication and Founder Aegis Graham Bell Award, says “Aegis Graham Bell Awards intends to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields of Telecom, Internet, Media & Edutainment, and provides recognition for path-breaking contributions by the awardees. This initiative is also intended to honor the best brains that can be groomed as leaders and scholars. Having reached the 6th edition of the awards, I have realized that the growth has been exponential as we received 254 nominations from over 126 companies in two jury rounds The 6th Graham Bell Awards has been a success and I would like to congratulate the winners. As we are stepping to the planning of the 7th Graham Bell award, we intend to make it larger with higher number of entries from more companies and also target the international market.”