Pune, India, December 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- A major achievement for Quick Heal Technologies came with winning the Oscar of India’s SME sector awards, 'Emerging India Awards 2009', jointly organized by ICICI Bank and CNBC TV18 to honor India's most globally competitive SMEs. The award ceremony was conducted in the plush hotel Taj Palace at New Delhi on the evening of 19th November 2009 amongst India’s distinguished business and political dignitaries. The award was presented by the honorable Home Minister, Mr. P Chidambaram and collected by the company’s MD & CEO, Mr. Kailash Katkar and CTO, Mr. Sanjay Katkar.
Combating the tough competition from nominees under the category of ICE & ITeS, Quick Heal Technologies, India's leading antivirus software provider was chosen to be the recipient of the most coveted award. "We are honored to receive this award. It is highly satisfying that our efforts to put Indian antivirus software on the global map have been recognized. This award has strengthened our commitment to satisfy our customers in every way and be the leaders on the path of innovation.” said Mr. Kailash Katkar at the proud moment.
CNBC-TV18 and ICICI Bank 'Emerging India Awards' is India's foremost initiative powered by the capability of shaping the future of Indian SMEs and have been acknowledged as India's biggest business award by the Limca Book of Records. The awards are powered by CRISIL, nation’s leading credit rating agency that managed the evaluation process. Small and Medium Enterprises are often hailed as being the drivers of economic growth. 'Emerging India Awards' recognizes and rewards India's most globally competitive SMEs whose business practices are at par with global giants. The initiative aims at recognizing the most sustainable Value Creators among SMEs in the country.
“This award is a reflection of hard work and dedication of each and every employee of Quick Heal. This award also goes to all our customers, channel partners and dealers who believed in our product and provided us their valuable feedback and support which has helped us become what we are today.” said Mr. Sanjay Katkar, Chief Technology Officer, Quick Heal Technologies.
Today, Quick Heal is the first choice as the trusted IT security partner for all its customers. The company enjoys immense loyalty and goodwill due to the service-oriented approach and transparent work policies. The reason for Quick Heal becoming a household name today lies behind the dedication of Mr. Kailash Katkar and his selfless leadership style.
About Emerging India Awards
CNBC TV-18 and ICICI bank present The Emerging India Series, a pioneering initiative to promote and recognize the undying entrepreneurial spirit of our country. The Emerging India Awards are considered India’s biggest business awards. The event is being conducted for the 5th year in a row now. Powered with the capability of shaping the future of Indian SMEs, this is India's most definite platform for recognition and felicitation of Small and Medium Enterprises.
This award aims at recognizing the best sustainable value creators among small and medium enterprises in the country. The award is jointly promoted by ICICI Bank (one of India’s largest financial institutions) and CNBC-TV18 (leader in the business news space). The multi-stage evaluation and selection process is very rigorous and spread over three months. CRISIL (India’s leading ratings, research, risk and policy advisory company) was tasked with this responsibility and focused on striking an appropriate balance between quantitative and qualitative parameters. They evaluate business models, competitive strength, management quality and depth, past performances and future expectations.
About Quick Heal Technologies
Quick Heal Technologies is India’s leading provider of Internet Security tools and is a leader in Anti-Virus Technology. A privately held company, it was founded in 1993 by Mr. Kailash Katkar and his brother Sanjay Katkar and has been actively involved in Research and Development of anti-virus software since then.
Quick Heal Technologies is one of the largest IT security solution provider in India, with Quick Heal products setting industry benchmark standards for computer security. Quick Heal an award winning security product is installed in Enterprises, SMB and consumer’s homes protecting their computers from viruses and other malicious threats. Serving millions of users worldwide, Quick Heal Technologies employs more than 350 people in eighteen branch offices with its headquarters at Pune, India. It has firmly established its position in India and also operates through a network of dealers and channel partners in around 50 countries worldwide.