New Delhi, India - April 28 2016 - Seraro has been named as one of the recipients of India SME 100 Award 2016. It is the only IT organization out of Delhi-NCR to receive this award. Vineet Agrawal, Co-founder and COO of Seraro accepted the award on behalf of the organization in front of a packed audience at the Le Meridien, New Delhi. The award reception was organized by the India SME Forum and was presented by the Axis Bank.
This year, a total of 49,023 nominations were filed by SMEs from across India. The winners were selected by the India SME Forum’s award jury, and were based on scores from the assessment of each organization’s growth performance, financial strength, innovation, people capital, international outlook, and corporate governance.
The jury was headed by renowned advertising and branding guru, Prahlad Kakar and included other stalwarts and luminaries of India's small and medium entrepreneurship movement.
To be named one of the top 100 SMEs in India, and to be the only IT organization to receive this award is a great honour,” Said Vineet Agarwal. “With the support of the India SME Forum and our government, the award will go a long way in furthering Seraro's growth.”
The award evening brought together the best and the brightest entrepreneurs, industry leaders and mentors on one stage. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Shri. Kalraj Mishra, Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister of MSME, Govt. of India. Other guests of honor included Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister of Railways, Govt. of India and Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister of Steel, Govt. of India.
Event speakers included Ms. Shikha Sharma, the Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank, and Shri Suresh Prabhu, among others.
Also attending the event were a number of senior dignitaries, policymakers from The Union Government, business leaders, personalities, experts, and key functionaries of the Indian venture capital & Finance Industries.
About India SME Forum
Formed in May 2011, with the objective to propel a Small and Medium Business Movement across the country, India SME Forum's aim is to provide a voice to small and medium entrepreneurs, wilting under the non-entrepreneur-friendly policies of the then dispensation, and to support and recognize innovative, globally competitive, SMEs in India. Starting out with 400 members in 2011, today they have over 76,000+ MSMEs as members, 270+ Sectoral & Regional Associations as Supporters and 35 major banks, corporations & organizations as partners. The India SME Forum is India's only non-profit, non-political, non-governmental & non-trade association, an initiative for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs.
Appraised at CMMI Level 3 (2014), we are a three-time honoree on the Great Place to Work® list (2014-2016), a NASSCOM top 5 Great Places to Work (2015), and a two-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list (2014 & 2015).