Honour for a Pioneer
M R Jaishankar, Executive Chairman, Brigade Group was conferred the ‘Bharat Ratna’ Sir M Visvesvaraya Award, by FKCCI.
The honour was bestowed on M R Jaishankar by The Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) on the occasion of its Founders’ Day as well as the 162nd birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya.
M R Jaishankar was recognised for his outstanding achievement and contribution in construction, building activity, as well as in the fields of education, health, community development, social and philanthropic work.
Speaking at the occassion, Shri. Basavaraj S. Bommai, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka said,
Githa Shankar, Founder Trustee, Brigade Foundation and Amar Mysore, Executive Director, Brigade Group receiving the award on behalf of M R Jaishankar
“ He has built homes, a place where we feel safe and comfortable and not (just) buildings and houses. ”
– Shri. Basavaraj S. Bommai,
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka
“Thousands of jobs have been created because of Brigade Group. Today they have several loyal customers because of their quality and commitment. I congratulate the jury of FKCCI for choosing the right candidate for this prestigious award.”
Accepting the award via video presentation, M R Jaishankar said, “I am deeply humbled to receive the ‘Bharat Ratna’ Sir M. Visvesvaraya Award. It’s highly motivating not only for me but also to the team at Brigade to whom I dedicate this award.”