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The 2016 BCI India Awards were held on the 7th October at an Awards Ceremony in Mumbai, coinciding with the India Business & IT Resilience Summit.

The 2016 winners

Continuity and Resilience Consultant

Srinivasan Seshadri MBCI, Practice Head, IT Director, Continuity and Resilience (CORE) India (Pvt) Ltd

Continuity and Resilience Professional (Private Sector)

Ishwar Chandra Singh MBCI, Chief Business Continuity and Resilience professional, Ascent Resilience Solutions (Pvt) Ltd

Continuity and Resilience Newcomer

Anand Tripunithura Rajagopalan, Chief Manager – Fire, Health, Safety & Business Continuity, Marks and Spencer India (Pvt) Ltd

Continuity and Resilience Team

Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Ltd, BCMS Team

Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product)

EmReach Solutions

Continuity and Resilience Innovation

Sungard Availability Services Recovery Execution System & Disaster Recovery

Most Effective Recovery

BNP Paribas GSO, BCP Team

Industry Personality

Ramachandran Vaidhyanathan MBCI, Director – Global Business Continuity Management & Client Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions.

All winners from the India Awards will be automatically entered into the Global Awards that take place in November in London.

The Shortlist

Continuity and Resilience Consultant
Sanjiv Agarwala MBCI, Director and Principle Consultant, Oxygen Consulting Services (Pvt) Ltd
Srinivasan Seshadri MBCI, Practice Head, IT Director, Continuity and Resilience (CORE) India (Pvt) Ltd

Continuity and Resilience Professional (Private Sector)
Abhilash Nair, Senior Consultant – Business Resiliency, Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Arghajit Adhicary AMBCI, Manager Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, AXA Technologies Shared Services (Pvt) Ltd
Ishwar Chandra Singh MBCI, Chief Business Continuity and Resilience professional, Ascent Resilience Solutions (Pvt) Ltd
Kapil Punwani MBCI, Chief Manager – Risk and Audit, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Ltd
Raghavan Nagarajan MBCI, Senior Manager Corporate BCM, Cognizant Technology Solutions India
Sanjoy Dey MBCI, Vice President BCM, Nomura Services India (Pvt) Ltd
Sharan Bansal, Director, Skipper Ltd  

Anand Tripunithura Rajagopalan, Chief Manager – Fire, Health, Safety & Business Continuity, Marks and Spencer India (Pvt) Ltd

Continuity and Resilience Team
Accenture India Team
Aon Global Business and Technology Resilience Team
Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Ltd, BCMS Team
Marks and Spencer India (Pvt) Ltd, Business Continuity Team

Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product)
Accenture India Team
Continuity and Resilience (CORE), Consulting, Training, Advisory, Assessment in BCM and related domains
EmReach Solutions
Sungard Availability Services India (Pvt) Ltd, Workplace Recovery Services

Continuity and Resilience Innovation
Ascent Resilience Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, AutoBCM, Continuity and Resilience in BCMS Automation Solution 2016
EmReach Solutions, India First Emergency Notification Platform  
Reliance Nippon Life Company Ltd, Integrated Risk Assessment Methodology
Sungard Availability Services Recovery Execution System & Disaster Recovery

Most Effective Recovery
Accenture Services (Pvt) India
BNP Paribas GSO, BCP Team
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Reliance Nippon Life Company Ltd
Sungard Availability Service India (Pvt) Ltd

Industry Personality
Dhiraj Lal MBCI, Executive Director, Continuity and Resilience (CORE)
Firoz Mody MBCI, Vice President – Organizations & Methods (BCM), BNP Paribas India
Ramachandran Vaidhyanathan FBCI, Director – Global Business Continuity Management & Client Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions

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*For clarity, the countries eligible to enter the BCI India Awards are: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan