12th October 2010 – Bharti Infratel was recognized for its world-class service delivery and for successfully deploying green energy initiatives across its wide footprint of towers at the 2010 – Essar Steel, Infrastructure Excellence Award as the ‘Innovative Infrastructure Company of the Year’.
Indus Towers, an affiliate company of Bharti Infratel, bagged the prestigious ‘Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year’ award for rolling out 24,000 tower sites over a period of 18 months.
The Essar Steel Infrastructure Excellence Awards in association with CNBC TV 18, are one of the biggest Infrastructure Awards in the country. The felicitation of the award was done on March 19, 2010, by the Honourable Union Cabinet Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Kamal Nath, at a ceremony in New Delhi. The high profile awards panel comprised of distinguished names from the world of Infrastructure Finance and Planning – Mr. Deepak Parekh, Non-executive Chairman – HDFC ltd & IDFC ltd, Mr. SS Kohli, CMD – IIFCL, Dr. Kirit Parekh, Chairman – IRAD, Mr. Rajeeva Ratna Shah, Former Member Secretary – Planning Commission, Govt of India
In 2009, Infratel had bagged the ‘Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year’ award. This year, it got shortlisted in 2 award categories and for the ‘Innovative Infrastructure Company of the Year’ category, it competed with some of the biggest infrastructure players having presence across sectors like Power, Roads & Highways, and Water.PDFPrint