Alumni Achievement Awards

‘EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2020’

Govind Bajaj

PGDBEM 2002-2003

Govind Bajaj started his new enterprise ‘Balaji Industries’ of cotton and cotton yarn in the year 2007. It started with a small unit just manufacturing the product which reached to a turnover of Rs. 75 crores. They are directly or indirectly supporting around 4000 farmers. He has generated employment to 40 people and his sales turnover was raised to Rs. 75 crores during 2019-20 from Rs. 2 crores in 2009-2010. He created a bridge between the small manufactures and big export and domestic markets. He achieved ‘Udyog Award’ by MSEB.

Priti Bhatia

PGDBEM 2004-2005

She started her new venture, ‘Awesome Sparkles’ in 2010 with an investment of Rs. 2 crores which is into jewellery designs. She has generated employment to 15 people. She targeted the smaller sector and flourished well even after facing a lot of challenges. She has won many awards for her design – the ‘Best Designing Award’ and ‘Best Manufacturing in Small Scale Sector’ by Health Minister of Karnataka, Award for Best Women Entrepreneur and Successful Achiever Award, awarded by Governor of Gujarat for jewellery industry, award for best design by GJTCI, etc.

‘EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2020’

Special Jury Award for Emerging Entrepreneur’2020

Jay Merja

PGDM-BE 2013-2015

He created a new venture in year 2016 ‘MUVR Technology’ Private Limited. They are currently providing all types of logistics to various industries, multi model logistics solutions by rail and sea within domestic market, business associate of Container Corporation of India CONCOR to access their railway infrastructure and also serving to various ceramic and other industries at various locations. They are also serving in ecommerce sector and retail segment too. His start-up was recognized in Top 40 rising start-up of Gujarat and have featured in the Coffee Table Book of rising startup at the Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit, recognized as best start-up in the series of ‘The World of Start-up’ and also attended RISE world’s biggest start-up summit in Hong Kong.

Kuldeep Arora

Management of NGO, 1998-1999

Created a microfinance enterprise providing developmental & financial services for livelihood economic activities to poor farmers, socially and economically underdeveloped women and farmers. Currently own loan portfolios and beneficiaries in remote village of Rajasthan and has developed India’s first moisture retention technology application common facility centre for citrus growers. Prepared Community Operational Manual for Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods Project worth INR 1500 Cr supported by World Bank for promotion of BPL-SHGs in Rajasthan. He has created first NGO in India which got empanelled under MGNREGS as partner with state and central government; has played an operational role in the development of community manual of RAJVEEIKA, project worth 1500 Cr which is documented in World Bank & GoR.

EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2019

EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2018

Mitul Shah

PGDBEM 1999-2000

Joined his family business of corrugated board and boxes/machinery sales and service in 2000. Later established a new company at Daman and expanded his existing facility at Rajkot with first of its kind Chinese manufacturing facilities in India. In 2011, he became the sole owner of the company and from revenue of 53 crores, has gone upto 100 crores in the current financial year. He has also created employment opportunities to more than 120 persons. As part of his growth plans, he is planning to go public within next two years.

Sumit Grover


Initiated a new venture into steel plant foundries, induction furnace, etc. Having a turnover of more than 70 crores, he is currently operating at Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE and Africa. Having manufacturing facilities at Saudi Arabia and Ghana, he is in the process of going public within next two-three years.

EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2018

‘EDII Alumnus Special Jury Award’ 2018

Rajasekhara Raju

PGDMN, 2007-2008

Applying the professional learning into practice by facilitation of rural communities to own their developmental projects as well as conceive and implement those on a professional mode. Touched around 23000 families spread across 245 villages in 6 districts in Andhra Pradesh, in his 12 years’ of service. He mainly developed areas like Farmer’s Economic Development through sustainable agriculture, enterprise development to the rural youth, livelihood promotion, environment protection, etc.

Gaurav Parmar

Shri Gaurav Parmar, owner of RINTEX Ltd and a ISO 9000 company presently operational in more than 40 countries and a pass out of EDII in the year 2000, was unanimously recommended by the jury for EDII President’s Alumnus Award for the year 2017.

EDII President’s Alumnus Award 2017