Uttar Pradsh, India (PressExposure) February 01, 2013 -- Getting acknowledged for your hard work is the biggest achievement you can wish for and this wish came true for Ms. Priyanka Gupta, Executive Director, MPIL Steel Structures Ltd. at ET-NOW IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The proud recipient of 'Woman Entrepreneur of the year', Ms. Gupta received the Award from the Chief Guest Mr. Anand Sharma and Guest of Honour Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal. Creating an identity in a society mostly ruled by men is not a mean feat. But, Ms. Gupta broke away from traditional beliefs with the support of her family and turned into a successful entrepreneur, changing the fortunes of her father's business.
Extending heartiest congratulations to Ms. Gupta, Mr. Dinesh Agrawal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART.com, said, "The Award celebrates the spirit of women entrepreneurs who have made a mark in the business world and Ms. Gupta symbolises the very fact that faith and determination can lead to success for any individual. She is an inspiration for all the women who have the passion to come out and showcase their talent to the world."
Sharing her happiness on winning the Award, Ms. Priyanka Gupta, Executive Director, MPIL Steel Structures Ltd., said "I would like to thank IndiaMART.com and ET NOW for giving me this Award. It is a great honor and a huge encouragement for women such as me working in non-traditional industries. Such national recognition sets goals for other young women to aspire to."
Having gained experience in organisations such as World Bank, the IMF and the Fund for the city of New Yor, Ms. Gupta joined her father's business in 2008. Since her joining, MPIL has witnessed massive increase in its turnover. It has emerged as a leading manufacturer of complex steel structures, pre-engineered metal buildings, and fabricated solar panel mounting systems. The MPIL Group has diversified interests in steel, infrastructure, renewable energy, and logistics. MPIL's steel structures provide the steelwork for Mumbai International Airport, the Sahara Star Hotel and Conventional Center, over 50MW of solar and thermal power plants and for India's largest clear-span dual-plane hangar. MPIL has LEED Gold certified manufacturing facilities in Maharashtra and Karnataka, aggregate production capacity of 50,000 tons per year and a team of 850 engineers and contractors. MPIL is dedicated to improving resource and energy efficiency in construction.
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