Bhaishree Group chairman Rameshbhai Patel was presented with Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Puraskar, a national-level award instituted by the New Delhi-based Citizens Integration Peace Society, at a function held at Teen Murti Bhavan, Chanakyapuri, on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's 69th birth anniversary.
"Considering the contribution of Rameshbhai Patel in the field of industry, we have awarded him the award," Citizens Society secretary S P Singh and convener S P Bansal said in a press statement.
Tamil Nadu and Sikkim ex-governor Bhishma Narain Singh inaugurated the award presentation ceremony, while Sikkim ex-governor Chaudhary Randhir Singh presided and the chief guest was Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Virendra Kataria. Congress working committee secretary Ved Prakash was also present.
While accepting the award, Rameshbhai Patel has thanked all the staff members, distributors and traders associated with his group.