New Delhi: CNN-IBN India’s most awarded English News Channel is all set to host the prestigious CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award 2011. Celebrated as the most credible awards in the country, the ‘Indian of the Year Award 2011’ will laud the luminaries and dynamic individuals whose contribution in the year 2011 have strengthened the foundation of our society and have helped build Brand India in the process.
These iconic Indians will be chosen from five different categories – Politics, Sports, Business, Entertainment and Public Service. The selection process to the awards adheres to a unique and transparent 4-tier selection process which includes nominations from the Network18 editorial board, ratified by the Jury, and the voting by the Electoral College and the Citizens of the country.
The recipients of the prestigious award since its inception have been.
Speaking on the occasion of its announcement, Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat, said, “CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards have created a benchmark of excellence in choosing the most influential and deserving winners. The immense success of the award in the past has raised the bar for this initiative and we are looking forward to a great show this year as well.”