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Since its inception in India, fourteen years ago, EY has honored more than 110 outstanding Indian entrepreneurs for their vision, innovation, courage, and leadership in building and growing successful businesses — that influence the way we live, the products and services we depend on, and the economic vibrancy of our local communities and global markets.

Click on the links below to retrace the EOY India Journey and view the elite panel of men and women who have been recognised for their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements.

EOY 1999 Winners

EY - EOY 1999 Winners

1. Subhash Chandra
   Zee Telefilms
   Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. Rajendra S. Pawar
   NIIT
   Entrepreneur Of The Year-Lifetime Achievement

3. K. Raghavendra Rao
   Orchid Chemicals
   Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

EOY 2000 Winners

1. Mukesh D Ambani
    Reliance Petroleum
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. Azim Hasham Premji
    Wipro
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Lifetime Achievement

3. Arun Kumar
   Strides Arcolab
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

4. Naresh Goyal
    Jet Airways
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

5. Sunil Bharti Mittal
    Bharti Enterprises
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication &
    Entertainment

6. K I Varaprasad Reddy
   Shantha Biotechnics
   Entrepreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life
   Sciences

7. Late Dewang Mehta
    NASSCOM
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

8. Suresh Rajpal
    Trigyn Technologies
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-up

EOY 2001 Winners

EOY Winners 2001

1. Brijmohan Lall Munjal
    Hero Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. Dr. JJ Irani
    TISCO
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Lifetime
    Achievement

3. Suresh Krishna
    Sundram Fasteners
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

4. Prathap Chandra Reddy
    Apollo Hospitals
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

5. Jaithirth Rao
    MphasiS BFL
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication
    & Entertainment

6. K Anji Reddy
    Reddy's Lab
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life
    Sciences

7. Y C Deveshwar
    ITC
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

8. Ekta Kapoor
    Balaji Telefilms
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-up

EOY 2002 Winners

1. Narayana N R Murthy
    Infosys Technologies
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. Late K M Mammen Mappillai
    MRF Limited
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Life time
    Achievement

3. Ratul Puri
    Moser Baer
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

4. Naresh Trehan
    Escorts Heart Institute
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

5. Rajesh Hukku
    i-flex solutions
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication     & Entertainment

6. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
    Biocon
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life     Sciences

7. Pramod Bhasin
    GE Capital
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

8. Sanjeev Aggrawal
    Daksh eServices
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-up

EOY 2003 Winners

EOY Winner 2003

1. Ratan Tata
    Tata Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. Dr. Verghese Kurien
    Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing
    Federation
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Life time
    Achievement

3. Ashwin Dani
    Asian Paints
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

4. Uday S Kotak
    Kotak Mahindra Bank
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

5. Radhika & Dr. Prannoy Roy
    NDTV
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication     & Entertainment
 
6. Ajay G Piramal
    Nicholas Piramal
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life     Sciences

7. Jagdish Khattar
    Maruti Udyog
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

8. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
    Narayana Hrudayalaya
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-up

EOY 2004 Winners

 EOY 2004 Winners

1. Sunil Bharti Mittal
    Bharti Enterprises
    Enterpreneur Of The Year

2. Rahul Bajaj
    Bajaj Auto
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-Life time     Achievement

3. Narotam Sekhsaria
    Gujarat Ambuja Cements
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

4. Dr. Ramdas Pai
    Manipal Education & Medical Group
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-Services

5. Kalanithi Maran
    Sun TV
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication     & Entertainment

6. Habil F Khorakiwala
    Wockhardt Limited
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life     Sciences

7. Subir Raha
    ONGC
    Enterpreneur Of The Year-Manager

8. Ashish Dhawan
    ChrysCapital
    Enterpreneur Of The Year - Start-up

EOY 2005 Winners

EOY 2005 Winners

1. B N Kalyani
    Bharat Forge
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

2. Chandra Prakash Jain
    NTPC
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

3. Dilip Shanghvi
    Sun Pharmaceuticals
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Healthcare & Life     Sciences

4. Dr. SS Badrinath
    Sankara Nethralaya
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Life time     Achievement

5. Harish Kumar Mittal
    Mercator Lines
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

6. Kumar Mangalam Birla
    Aditya Birla Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

7. Rana Kapoor
    Yes Bank
    Entrepreneur Of The Year- Start-up

8. Shobhana Bhartia
    HT Media
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication     & Entertainment

EOY 2006 Winners

EOY Winners 2006

1. Girish Agarwal
    Writers and Publishers Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-IT, Communication     & Entertainment

2. Tulsi Tanti
    Suzlon Energy Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

3. Kishore Biyani
    Pantaloon Retail India Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Services

4. S Ramadorai
    Tata Consultancy Services
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

5. Jignesh Shah
    Financial Technologies Limited
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Business
    Transformation

6. Anil Agarwal
    Vedanta Resources Plc
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

7. Karsanbhai Patel
    Nirma Ltd.
    Lifetime Entrepreneur Of The Year

EOY 2007 Winners

EOY 2007 Winners

1. Atul Punj
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Infrastructure &     Construction

2. Cyrus Poonawalla
    Serum Institute Of India Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Health Care & Life     Sciences

3. Ela Ramesh Bhatt
    Self-Employed Womens Association (SEWA)
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Social     Entrepreneurship

4. Keshub Mahindra
    Mahindra Group
    Lifetime Entrepreneur Of The Year

5. Manoj Kumar Upadhyay
    Acme Tele Power
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-Up

6. Raghav Bahl
    Network 18
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Business
    Transformation

7. Sajjan Jindal
    JSW Steel Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manufacturing

8. Shikha Sharma
    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    Entrepreneur Of The Year-Manager

9. Shiv Nadar
    HCL Enterprise
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Services

EOY 2008 Winners

EOY 2008

1. Anil Agarwal
    Vedanta Resources
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. P.R.S.Oberoi
    The Oberoi Group
    Lifetime Entrepreneur Of The Year

3. Jaiprakash Gaur
    Jaypee Group.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Infrastructure &
    Construction

4. Dr. P Namperumalsamy
    Aravind Eye Care Systems
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Health Care &
    Life Sciences

5. Arvind Rao
   OnMobile Global
   Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-up

6. Sanjeev Bikhchandani & Hitesh Oberoi,
    Info Edge (India)
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Business
    Transformation

7. Gautam Thapar
    Avantha Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manufacturing

8. A.M. Naik
    Larsen & Tourbo   
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Manager

9. Rohinton Screwvala
    UTV Software Communications
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Services

EOY 2009 Winners

EOY 2009 Winners

1. Anand G. Mahindra
    Mahindra Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year

2. N Vaghul
    ICICI Bank Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Lifetime
    Achievement

3. Amit Mittal
    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services
    Pvt. Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Start-up

4. O. P. Bhatt
    State Bank of India Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manager

5. Harsh C. Mariwala
    Marico Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manufacturing

6. Pankaj R. Patel
    Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Healthcare &    
    Life Sciences

7. Shashi Kiran Shetty,
    Allcargo Global Logistics Ltd   
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Services

EOY 2010 Winners

EY - EOY 2009 Winners

1. Dilip Shanghvi
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
    Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010

2. Brijmohan Lall Munjal
    Hero Honda Motors
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Lifetime Achievement

3. N. K. Chaudhary
   Jaipur Rugs
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Start-up

4. Rajiv Bajaj
    Bajaj Auto
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Business Transformation

5. R. Sridhar
    Shriram Transport Finance
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manager

6. Rahul Bhatia
    InterGlobe Enterprises Limited
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Services

7. Shyam Bhartia
    Jubilant Life Sciences
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Life Sciences & Consumer Products

8. Hari S. Bhartia
    Jubilant Life Sciences
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Life Sciences & Consumer Products

9. Naveen Jindal
    Jindal Steel and Power
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Energy & Infrastructure

10. Mallika Srinivasan
     Tractors and Farm Equipment
     Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manufacturing

EOY 2011 Winners

Saluting the visionaries of the universe

Our winners are touching millions of lives everyday with unique business models, breakthrough ideas and exceptional customerfocus.

EOY 2012 Winners

EY - EOY 2009 Winners

1. Adi Godrej
    Godrej Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year India 2012

2. Ratan Tata
    Tata Group
    Lifetime Achievement Award

3. Dr. Cyrus S Poonawalla
   Serum Institute of India
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Business Transformation

4. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
    Narayana Hrudayalaya
    Entrepreneur of the Year - Life Sciences and Healthcare

5. Dhiraj C Rajaram
    Mu Sigma Business Solutions
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Services

6. Francisco D'souza
    Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manager

7. Dr. Naresh Trehan
    Medanta - The Medicity
    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Start-Up

8. Onkar S Kanwar
    Apollo Tyres
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Manufacturing

9. T T Jagannathan
    TTK Group
    Entrepreneur Of The Year – Consumer Products