Mumbai, March 31, 2014: Mrs. Sushma Berlia, Co-Promoter & President, Apeejay Stya & Svran Group, has been conferred the Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award 2014 by the National Education and Human Resource Development Organization (NEHRDO) and Quality Brand India. The award function was organised alongside a national level seminar on ‘Individual Achievements, Intellectual Excellence and National Development' at Hotel Kohinoor Continental, Andheri, Mumbai.

Some of the previous award winners and eminent national speakers include Mr. Mukhtar Qureshi, Executive Vice President, Infomedia 18 Limited; Mr. Kailash Katkar, Managing Director, Quick Heal; Mr. P. Palaniappan, Vice President, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.; Mr. Ram Gopal, Director, Barclays Bank; Mr. M.A.M Babumoopan, Chief Managing Director, Nippon Toyota Company; Ms. Sujata Dev, Chairperson - Entertainment Council, (Assocham); Mr. Haresh Bathika, Deputy Vice President, Reliance Venture Asset Management Ltd.; Mr. P.K. Jha, Director, The National Small Ind. Crop Ltd.; Mr. Alok Sheopurkar, Senior Vice President, HDFC Mutual Fund; Ms. Mrinalini Mankotia, Marketing Director, Nestle India Ltd.; Mr. Dhananjay M. Datar, Managing Director, Masala King Exports Trading Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Landa Surya Narayan Rao, Director, Pidilite Industries Ltd.; Mr. Harinder Singh, Vice President and M.D., Percept Ltd. and Mr. Dilip Poddar, Vice President, Emami, among others.