Bringing fame to Kanpur are the city's 3 MSMEs, that have been awarded under the various categories at Tally MSME Awards 2021. Other winners from Uttar Pradesh are from Dhanauri, Deoria and Varanasi, which takes the total tally of enterprises from the state that have been recognised, to 6.
Initiated by Tally Solutions, this award aims at recognising and celebrating the diversity and impact of micro, small and medium enterprises through their best practices at the grassroots. Read on to know more about this award and the awardees!
About awardees from Kanpur
Partners of Mercury Drycleaners- Sudhir Batra and Deepak Khattar have been awarded in the Business Veteran category. Established in 1959, this enterprise from Kanpur has been a renowned name in the dry cleaning and laundry space. In the last 45 years, they have grown 100x as they have more than 10 outlets.
Ajay Shanker Dixit, who hails from Kanpur and is the owner of Brij Caterers, put his employees and infrastructure to good use by providing cooked food and packed grocery items to daily wage earners and labourers. 155 such families have been adopted for 3 months and 10 among these have been earmarked to receive grocery supplies for 2 years. This is why he was awarded under the Social Patron category.
Efforts of Prerna Verma of Creative India have been recognised among the WonderWomen in MSMEs. She founded her enterprise in 2004 as a leather cord trading unit. However, over the years, this business has expanded and ventured in exports, manufacturing of cotton cords, purses, bags and leather goods.
About awardees from other parts of UP
Other enterprises from the state that have made a mark by winning the Business Veteran honour at Tally MSME 2021 include the Managing Director of Norex Flavours Private Limited (Dhanaura) and Directors of Ravi Pankha India Private Limited (Varanasi). Further, Deoria-based Agricare's Proprietor has been awarded in the Digital Transformation category.
About Tally MSME Awards
Tally Solutions, an enterprise resource planning company, recently awarded small businesses that are spread across the country, for they are the epitome of diversity. What connects these businesses is their spirit, values, penchant for innovation, sustainable growth and care for the people they work with.
This Bengaluru-based enterprise believes that these traits not only define them but also make them fit the tag of 'Heroes Hamesha'. Hence, every year on MSME Day, such businesses shall receive recognition under five categories- Business Veterans, Digital Transformers, WonderWomen in MSMEs, Social Patrons and Idea Icons, at Tally MSME Awards.