MOITA Chennai Edition – India’s first trade awards organized by FMMMA& SPR Group


Founders of Nalli Silks and Gocoola Doss Jumna Doss honoured with Lifetime achievement award at the MOITA Awards

Chennai, September 18, 2019…The Federation of Madras Merchants and Manufacturers Association (FMMMA) in association with SPR Group, held India’s first ever trade awards – The Market of India Trade Awards (MOITA). The event coincided with FMMMA’s Silver Jubilee celebration. The Chennai edition of the awards saw Lifetime Achievement Awards being presented to Shri. N Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti of Nalli Silks and to Shri. Govind Das Purushotham Das of Gocoola Das Jumna Doss. Mr.H K Jhaver – Chairman, Jhaver Group of Companies, Shri. Ramesh Kumar Mutha, Managing Director, Mohan Mutha Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. S Chandramohan, Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu State Council were the Guests of Honour. The awards were presented in the midst of a galaxy of prominent business personalities, traders, Shri. Surendar Vyas, President of FMMMA, Shri. Satish H Chavan, General Secretary of FMMMA, Silver Jubilee Celebration Committee: Shri. Pravin M Metha, Chairman and Shri. Hukmichand D Shah, Co-Chairman, and association members.

MOITA was instituted with a vision to elevate the standards of trading by recognizing achievers from various industries and encouraging healthy trade practices. Over 500+ nominations were received from various associations that cumulatively represent 10,000 traders in Chennai. An independent jury panel picked out 55+ winners from various trades- based on predefined criteria factoring in revenues, growth and the contribution made by the traders to the industry. Some of the prominent awardees included Sangeetha Veg Restaurant, NAC Jewellers, Fybros, Nuts N Spices,Royal foods (India Gate) and Menaka Cards.

The jury panel comprised of 3 members, Mr. Ponnuswami, CMD of Pon Pure Chemicals Group, Mr. AbhayaKumar Srisrimal, Founder of Shasun Group and Mr. M.Murali, CMD of Krishna Sweets.

Honourable Deputy Chief Minister Thiru. O Panneer selvam sent a congratulatory message stating, “I commend FMMMA for its service and hope that its contribution grows in the coming years. Honourable Amma’s government will continue to support FMMMA’s endeavours. I also extend my congratulations to all the industrialists and entrepreneurs who received the MOITA awards”


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