Sir M.V Awardees
As a mark of respect, to the memory of Sir M Visvesvaraya, FKCCI is instituted an Annual Award since 1999 to recognize people who have made outstanding contribution to the economic and social development of Karnataka.
Sir M Visvesvaraya’s Birthday on the 15th of September is observed as Founder’s Day and on this day FKCCI confers Sir M Visveswaraiah Memorial Award by honoring an eminent Industrialists / Business personalities from Karnataka for his / her lifetime contributions in the Industry, Trade & Services.
So far, 20 eminent personalities were conferred Sir M V Award. The Awardee are selected by a Jury Panel which includes the President, FKCCI, Office Bearers, Members and eminent Invitees.
So far, eminent personalities such as Mr N R Narayana Murthy, Mr Azim H Premji, Mrs. Kiran Majumdar Shah, Dr Devi Shetty, Mr. Sajjan Jindal, Mr Nandan Nilikani and Dr B R Shetty among others have in conferred the Sir M V Award.