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ITC Bags National PRSI Awards
16 Dec 2016

ITC Limited  has bagged the first prize in 4 categories at the prestigious Public Relation  Society of India (PRSI) National Awards 2016. ITC received the awards for its  outstanding communication initiatives, which have reached out to a large group  of external stakeholders. The Company won the first prize for its  Sustainability Report in the “Sustainable Development Report” category, for its  Corporate Website in the ‘Portal innovations through mobile, tablets and apps’  category; the “Best CSR Project for Women's Development” award for a film made  on ITC’s Ultra Poor Women Empowerment initiative at Tribeni; and the “Best  Private Sector Organisation Implementing CSR” prize for its CSR publications and  articles.  

ITC Executive  Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Nazeeb Arif, was also  conferred the PRSI National Leadership Award-2016, the highest award of the  society, for his invaluable contribution to the field of Corporate Communications  and Public Relations in India. The awards were presented at the 38th all India  annual conference of PRSI, held in Kolkata on December 16, 2016.  

The PRSI  National Awards recognise outstanding contributions by organisations and  demonstration of industry leadership in the fields of Public Relations and  Corporate Communications. They endeavour to raise the performance bar of Public  Relations and Communications in India by fostering healthy competition among  corporates. The award winners were selected by a distinguished jury.  

The PRSI is  the national association of public relations practitioners and communication  specialists in India. The society has 25 chapters spread all over the country  with members drawn from public, private and service sectors as well as  government and academic bodies.