Global trade enabler DP World Subcontinent has won two categories at the prestigious Gateway Awards 2017 that was held on 7th September, at The Lalit in Mumbai.
Mr Anil Singh, Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent was conferred with the Jury’s choice award of the Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year 2017. This distinguished award was presented to Mr. Singh in recognition of his visionary leadership and his invaluable contribution to the maritime industry through several sustainability initiatives.
DP World Subcontinent was also awarded the CSR Excellence of the Year award in recognition of the organization’s noteworthy contribution towards holistic societal development. DP World has been undertaking various initiatives with a focus on skill development especially for women and youth, providing quality healthcare services and numerous afforestation measures.
The Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year 2017 award was presented to Mr. Anil Singh by Mr. Michael Pinto, IAS (Retd) Former Secretary, Ministry of Shipping & Mr. M Riaz Hamidullah, High Commissioner, Bangladesh High Commission and the CSR Excellence of the Year award was presented to Ms. Monal Srivastava and Mr. Bosco D’silva by Mr. Raj Khalid – India Representative, Port of Antwerp & Mr. Umesh Grover, Secretary General, CFSAI.
Mr. Anil Singh, Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent said, “It is gratifying, and also humbling, for me to have been chosen as the ‘Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year’ by the jury. At DP World, we are not only committed to being trade enablers that support economic development, but also believe in building a sustainable future that help communities evolve.
We have been diligently working towards the social and economic welfare of our port communities around the globe and our continuous focus on skill development of women and youth, quality healthcare, environmental sustainability and safety are some of our core values, and an integral part of who we are and what we do.”