New Delhi: National Research Development Corporation’s (NRDC) Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Dr H Purushotham has been honoured with ‘Top Rankers Excellence Award 2020’ on January 17 at New Delhi for his Dynamic Leadership.
The Jury led by Padmashri Dr Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM-Lucknow and Management Development Institute (Gurgaon) selected the name of Dr H Purushotham for ‘Top Rankers Excellence Award 2020’ recognising his leadership skills in bringing sustainable turn around in NRDC.
About Dr H Purushotham
Dr Purushotham is serving as CMD of NRDC since January 22, 2015. He is an Engineering Graduate (B Tech) in chemical engineering from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and Masters in Engineering (M Tech) from IIT Kharagpur. He also completed an MBA from IGNOU and PhD from Osmania University. He has acquired over 35 years of diverse experience across the innovation value chain by working at different government institutions of repute.
Dr Purushotham is a recipient of about 12 awards including “Meritorious Young Consultant Award 1991″ Instituted by Consultancy Development Centre, Ministry of Science & Technology 1991. ‘BSE-SKOCH Award 2016,’ International Association of Advanced Materials Medal 2017, ASSOCHAM and Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry Awards 2017 for promoting R&D and Innovation in the country.
Under the leadership of Dr Purushotham, NRDC got “Best PSU Award” from Governance Now and he was awarded a “CEO of the Year 2017” from Indian Chambers of Commerce. He has authored/ co-authored 65 project reports, 5 book chapters, one book, published/presented 85 research papers in various journals and conferences, filed three patents and helped the industry in commercializing more than 200 technologies in different sectors.