Delhi: Dinesh Shahra, has received Globoil India Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 for his exemplary contribution to the Edible Oil Industry, held with all its grandeur and glamour, at Taj Convention Centre Hotel, Goa on 24th September 2021.
I am absolutely humbled and honoured by this recognition from a premiere edible oil industry forum like Globoil. I dedicate this award to my family, friends, well-wishers and my colleagues who believed in my vision of creating one of India's largest agro food processing company with capabilities across the value chain from farm to fork. Said Mr. Shahra post receiving the award.
Dinesh Shahra is one of the few industrialists who successfully made an indelible mark in the Indian agriculture sector. By spearheading the 'yellow revolution', Mr. Shahra played a pivotal role in transforming Madhya Pradesh into the soy bowl of India , providing millions of Indians access to quality nutrition. His vision for self-sufficiency, strategic food security & agri-reforms has enhanced the livelihood of millions of stakeholders, especially farmers.
Mr. Shahra, founder and former MD of India's largest Food and Agri-Product company. He Introduced iconic and household brands like Nutrela, Mahakosh, Sunrich and Ruchi Gold. In his illustrious career, spanning over three decades, he has revolutionized Agro-Processing in India by creating a strong value chain. He also played a crucial role in popularizing oil palm plantations in India to reduce our country's dependency on imports.
Instituted in 1998, Globoil Awards celebrate the spirit of excellence, and honour the innate force of innovation maintaining a high level of dignity and discipline. Globoil Award winners are the achievers of the edible oil industry who have fuelled India's journey to the forefront of Global Edible Oil economy. These Award winners are the people who have redefined the playing field and they have set benchmarks in excellence, ethical standards and corporate governance. They have made dramatic turnarounds in the face of enormous odds created and distributed wealth. They have achieved global standards in quality and competitiveness.
Hundreds of delegates from all over the world witnessed, celebrated and acknowledged the contribution of Mr. Shahra as one of the world's leading Agro-Industrialist and philanthropists. Today, he is considered to be among the foremost authorities in Indian Agriculture. Through his various social & philanthropic ventures, he is actively trying to create a value based social structure based on Indian ethos.