The Facility Management industry has seen remarkable growth, has expanded its responsibilities and embraced new skills to utilise technology. Facility Management now places great importance on employee safety, engagement, employing efficient facility management practices that enhance overall business efficiency. The rise of Facility Management can be attributed to factors like modernisation, rapid urban development, and a heightened awareness among both commercial and residential clients.
Despite the challenges, the facility management industry in India has witnessed significant investments and developments in the recent past, especially after covid-19.
To acknowledge India’s elite facility leaders, BW Businessworld hosted the inaugural edition of prestigious “BW Facility Management Conference and Excellence Awards 2023”. The award ceremony aimed at recognizing and felicitating the best of the talent pool at an individual and organisational level within the facility management industry for their significant contribution.
The Process and Methodology
More than 100 nominations were received. Among these, 53 nominations were shortlisted and were then presented to the jury. The final winners were decided by the jury members and jury chair B. Thiagarajan, MD, Blue Star Ltd; each jury had an independent scoring system.
The participants were judged on various parameters such as;
- Executing progressive initiatives/projects for smart solutions
- Accomplishments in the Facility Management role
- Key developments you would like to make in the next 5 years
- Overcoming challenges and making an impact in the Facility Management industry
- B. Thiagarajan, MD, Blue Star Ltd (Jury Chair), Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Exchange4Media, BW Businessworld, Sameer Saxena, FRICS, IGBC AP, GEM CP, IOSH, Real Estate Services Leader-India, Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc, Mr. Harsh Wardhan, CEO, BW Security World, Daksha Bharadwaj, B.Arch, AIIA-Architect, Environment Planner & Interior Designer Partner, Bharadwaj Bharadwaj & Associates, Founder Trustee, Dr Satyakam Bharadwaj Vedic Research Foundation, Pankaj R. Wadhwa, B.Arch, MCA, AIIA, AIID, IGBC-AP, ATD (Uptime); Seismic Design & Inspection Services (Petra,USA); London & Global Cities-Planning & Design (LSE), Ninad Tipnis, Founder & Principal, JTCPL Designs, Sahibjeet Singh Grewal, VP – Facilities & Projects, Interglobe, Sapna Srivastava, Editor, Realty Plus, Tripti Kedia, Publisher & Business Head, Realty Plus, Shailendra Nath, Independent Consultant, Real Estate Services.
|1||Best Service Provider in Innovation & Advancement||ISS Facility Services India Pvt Ltd||Gold|
|2||Emerging FM Agency of the Year||TalbotFORCE Services Pvt. Ltd.||Gold|
|3||ESG Initiatives by the Organisation||Embassy Services Pvt. Ltd.||Silver|
|5||Facility Management Excellence Award for Start-Up||Caleedo Digitizing possibilities (PAS Digital Pvt Ltd)||Gold|
|6||FM Cleaning Service Provider of the Year (Health & Safety)||ISS Facility Services India Pvt Ltd||Gold|
|7||FM Excellence Award in Customer Satisfaction||Tenon FM||Gold|
|8||FM Game-Changing Organisation During the Pandemic||World Trade Center||Silver|
|10||FM Organisation Leadership Award for Excellence||Knight Frank (India) Pvt. Ltd.||Silver|
|12||FM Project of the Year||BVG INDIA LTD||Silver|
|14||FM Property Management Organisation of the Year||Sarovar Hotels and Resorts||Silver|
|15||Embassy Services Pvt. Ltd.||Gold|
|16||Emerging FM Professional/Manager of the Year||Rohan Sethi, Senior Manager Workplace & Facilities, Zomato||Gold|
|17||FM Men Leadership Award for Excellence||Angad Rajain, Global CSO & IFM Head, Tenon Group||Gold|
|18||FM Women Leadership Award for Excellence||Saumya Sarda Binani, Director Founder, TalbotFORCE Services Pvt. Ltd.||Silver|
|19||Reshmi Shankar, Vice President and Head, Facilities Management Group India, WIPRO Ltd||Gold|
|20||FM Person of the Year award||Labony Sanyal, Head-Corporate Admin & FM, Hero MotoCorp Ltd||Silver|
|21||Dr. Shruti Nada Poddar, Founder & CEO, Shruti Foundation||Gold|
|22||FM Organisation of the Year||Wipro Limited||Silver|