May 18, 2017

Noel N Tata felicitated for Tata International’s outstanding performance in international trade

Ajay Ponkshe (extreme left), head, finance and accounts, and legal and secretarial, Tata International, receives the award on behalf of Noel Tata from Dr Malini Shankar, director general, shipping, Government of India

Mumbai: Noel N Tata, managing director, Tata International (TIL), was felicitated by MVIRDC World Trade Centre in Mumbai under the global business head category for the company’s outstanding performance in international trade. The award was presented during the first celebration of World Trade Day Maharashtra on May 18, 2017.

Ajay Ponkshe, head, finance and accounts, and legal and secretarial, TIL, received the award from chief guest Dr Malini Shankar, director general, shipping, Government of India. Also present at the event were dignitaries such as Vijay G Kalantri, vice chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Centre, Mumbai; Dr Siddhartha Roy, economic advisor, Tata group; Dr Prabir De, professor, RIS and co-ordinator, ASEAN-India Centre, New Delhi; and Dr Rupa Chanda, professor, RBI, chair in economics, Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru.

The event is the first in the series of World Trade Day Maharashtra, celebrations being held to enhance export competitiveness of Maharashtra. The felicitation ceremony was preceded by a panel session with expert panellists sharing their views on regional trading blocs and the emerging trading system.

TIL has been recognised by the industry as a leading exporter of leather and leather products from India for the past several years. The company is also a leading distributor of Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles in Africa, an established player in metals and minerals trading sectors and an emerging player in the agricultural products trading sector.

The felicitation ceremony was preceded by a panel session, with expert panellists sharing their views on regional trading blocs and the emerging trading system.