The Young Entrepreneur Innovation Award 2022 has been awarded to Pragun Khaitan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Jindal Aluminium
Pragun Khaitan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Jindal Aluminium has been honored with the Young Entrepreneur Innovation Award 2022 at the second International Conference on Startup ventures: Technology Developments and Future Strategies (SV-TDFS 2022) jointly organized by Manipal University Jaipur and Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Haryana.
The inaugural ceremony graced the presence of Bandaru Dattatreya (Hon’ble Governor, State of Haryana and Chancellor of SVSU), as the chief guest and Raj Nehru (Vice-Chancellor, SVSU) as the guest of honor. The two-day international conference hosted participants from five countries (other than India), including the USA, South Korea, Germany, Taiwan and Denmark.
This prestigious award by SV-TDFS 2022 recognized Pragun Khaitan’s pioneering role and exemplary leadership at Jindal Aluminium. He joined Jindal Aluminium as its director in 2013 and since then, under his able leadership, the company’s revenue has multiplied five times to reach an estimate of more than INR 3000 crore. He has also led the flat rolling product division from its inception to make it the second-largest producer in India. His acumen has made him the driving force behind the transformation, digitalization and success of Jindal Aluminium.
The Young Entrepreneur Innovation Award 2022 was instituted to encourage and recognize innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the youth. The platform provided them with an opportunity to gather a plethora of resources to succeed in their business journey. Pragun Khaitan, a special invitee to the inaugural event, was also acknowledged as a role model for the youth and society by the esteemed panel which believes that his inspiring story is a source of encouragement and motivation for the upcoming innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs to pursue their entrepreneurial dream.