May 13, 2016, New Delhi: Mr. Sanjay Sethi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace was recently felicitated with “Distinguished Alumni Award” at the IIT-BHU Alumni Excellence Awards Ceremony for his entrepreneurial achievements.
Speaking on the achievement, Sanjay Sethi, Co-Founder and CEO of ShopClues said, “It is always a delight to be recognised for your work especially from your own University Alumni. IIT BHU holds a special place in my heart as it presented me an opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in the country. Now being acknowledged for my work by the same fraternity is gratifying.”
The 9th IIT BHU Alumni Excellence Award was held on the 7th of May 2016 at the PHD Chamber of Commerce Hauz Khas New Delhi. The Institute IIT BHU (previously known as IT BHU and BENCO) is a 99 year old institution of excellence that produced the largest number of graduates each year, amongst all IIT’s. The Institute has a rich alumni tradition that not only gives back to the Alma mater but also helps in building active networks with city chapters across India and the rest of the world. Its nationwide Alumni Association AIBA, follows a decade long practice of honouring its senior members as well as its young achievers every year for their professional achievements.
This year, the Guest of Honour Professor Ved Prakash Chairman UGC graced the alumni award ceremony. The Award Ceremony comprised of 4 categories namely Life Time Achievement Awards, Distinguished Alumni Awards and Young Achievers Awards, and Jury’s award. The panel recognised Mr. Sanjay Sethi from its 1993 batch in the distinguished alumni category.