CREDAI-MCHI introduces ‘The Golden Pillar Awards’ the OSCARS of real estate industry launched
Mumbai witnessed most spectacular Awards extravaganza, CREDAI – MCHI – The Golden Pillar Awards
- Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Guest addressed the august audience, lauds CREDAI-MCHI’s role in the process of nation-building
- Hon’ble State Cabinet Minister of Housing, Shri Prakash Mehta, Hon’ble State Industries Minister Shri Subhash Desai and Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly Shri Mangal Prabhat Lodha presented the coveted Awards
- CREDAI – MCHI rendering unparalleled services to the real – estate industry, Mayur Shah, President, CREDAI – MCHI
Mumbai: The OSCARS of real – estate industry had a thunderous opening, which had all the makings of the Biggest and Brightest Awards Ceremony of the industry. The impressive line – up of Who’s Who from the Government and Industry, across the spectrum, spoke volumes about the strength of Golden Pillars, leaving the august audience with several WOW moments. Anchoring by celebrities Mandira Bedi, Aman Varma and exuberant Ritvik Dhanjani was an interesting concoction of grace, wit and excitement. Dome @NSCI was packed to the full capacity with 1500+ guests, comprising of top Executives of Banks, HFCs, IPCs, Educational Institutes, Architectural Firms, International brands and allied industry players, thus representing entire spectrum of real – estate industry.
Amidst gracious presence of His Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Shri Prakash Mehta, State Cabinet Minister of Housing, Govt. of Maharashtra and Shri Subhash Desai, Minister of industry and First Lady of the State, Mrs Amruta Devendra Fadnavis at the first Awards ceremony by CREDAI – MCHI witnessed several eclectic moments.
In his address to real-estate fraternity, Hon’ble Governor said, “In the gathering comprising of Who’s Who of the real-estate industry, I would like to congratulate for your role in building cities & smart cities and thereby contributing to the process of nation-building and CREDAI – MCHI for instituting Golden Pillar Awards for honouring excellence in various fields associated with real-estate.”
I.A.S. officers Mr Ajoy Mehta, MCGM Commissioner, Dr Malini Shankar, Director General Shipping, Govt. of Maharashtra, Shri S.S.Sandhu, Additional Chief Secretary, Cooperation, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mr Gautam Chatterjee, Chairman, MahaRERA and Dr Vijay Satbir Singh, I.A.S. (Retd.) Member, MahaRERA presence in the biggest real-estate Awards ceremony was another feather in the cap.
Mr Jaxay Shah, President, CREDAI National and Mr Getamber Anand, Chairman, CREDAI were present on the occasion along with Managing Committee members of CREDAI – MCHI
Mr Mayur Shah, President, CREDAI-MCHI said: MCHI is one of the oldest association with more than 30 years been rendering unparalleled services to the Real Estate Industry and all other stakeholders, thus touching upon lives of millions of Mumbaikars providing housing and workplaces for decades. With Golden Pillar Awards we are celebrating excellence in the entire spectrum of real estate industry and this is the ultimate recognition of the efforts put in by the industry players.
Mr S.B. Nahar, Chairman, Awards Committee, CREDAI – MCHI, said the awards are the culmination of a dream to celebrate excellence in real – estate industry.
The awards were presented across all-encompassing and most comprehensive categories in the entire spectrum of real – estate sector.
Mrs Amruta Fadnavis gave away Women Achiever of the year award and appreciated the efforts made by developers in creating Mumbai of today.
Mr Rajnikant Ajmera, Chairman, Ajmera Group and Past President, CREDAI – MCHI was bestowed with coveted “Lifetime Achievement of the Year Award.”
Renowned Sand Artist Kaushik in a most outstanding Jugal Bandi of classical rendition by Vishal Kothari of Indian Idol fame and classic sand art, kept the audience mesmerised. Stand-up artist Dr Sumedh Shinde had the audience in splits with mimicry of Varun Dhawan, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Emcee Ritvik Dhanjani, la Film Fare style picked up developers from the audience for some interesting conversations. The performance of Karishma Tanna on the medley of Bollywood melodies added appropriate glamour to the Awards.
Mr. Domnic Romell, Secretary, CREDAI – MCHI proposed the vote of thanks, said: Golden Pillar Awards couldn’t have got bigger than this.
The 1st Credai-Mchi The Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards- 2018 concludes successfully, a memorable evening dedicated to the excellence in Real Estate Industry
The 1st coveted Credai-Mchi The Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards- 2018 dedicated to the excellence in Real Estate Industry happened on May 5, 2018 evening, at the NSCI Dome, Mumbai witnessed a wide spectrum of Real Estate Industry with gala funfare.
Maharashtra Governor Mr. C. Vidyasagar Rao graced the occasion as Chief Guest. He conferred a few top awards followed by his dynamic speech, who appreciated Credai-Mchi for their innovative move.
Maharashtra state Housing minister Mr. Prakash Mehta and Maharashtra state Industries minister Mr. Subhas Desai were also presented on the occasion who promised Credai-Mchi all support from the state government for their economical property developments in Mumbai.
Mr. Mayur Shah, President, Credai-Mchi welcomed all distinguished guests and said Credai-Mchi has been embarking on a mission to improve to ease of doing business, CSR, Quality of life in MMR and consolidated growth in the real estate sector.
Brain behind the event
Brain behind of this Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards event was of Mr. Sukhraj B. Nahar, CMD of Nahar Group which got all acclaims and accolades from the guests as well as the audience. He said, “Normally a Developer works hard but their efforts are not so appreciated like other fields, now Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards is dedicated to those who converted property bricks and steal into the Golden Pillars with their day-night hard works, efforts and zeal.
And the winners are
Credai-Mchi The Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards was conferred to 27 categories out of total 36 categories created, as mentioned ahead. Lifetime achievement award was given to Rajni Ajmera of Ajmera Group. Total winners list is given here under:
|CREDAI MCHI The Golden Pillar Awards 2018
Awards Categories and winners
|1||Green Project of the year – Residential – Completed||Godrej Platinum(Phase I) – Godrej Construction|
|2||Green Project of the year – Commercial – Completed||L&T Seawoods Grand Central – L&T Seawoods Ltd|
|3||Iconic Project of the year – Residential – Completed||Ahuja Towers – Ahuja Constructions|
|4||Iconic Project of the year – Commercial – Completed||One BKC – Radius Developers|
|5||Iconic Project of the year – Residential – Under-construction||Crescent Bay – L&T Realty|
|6||Iconic Project of the year – Commercial – Under-construction||Neptune Eastern Business District and Parinee-I, Parinee Realty|
|7||Affordable Project of the year – Residential – Completed||Mayfair Vishwaraja – Mayfair Housing|
|8||Affordable Project of the year – Residential – Under-construction||Under-construction Arihant Arshiya – Arihant Superstructure|
|9||Integrated Township Project of the year – Under-construction||Urbania – Rustomjee Co|
|10||Themed project of the year – Under-construction||Kanakia Zen World – Kanakia Spaces|
|11||Best Amenities project of the year – Mid segment (2 to 5 crs) – Completed||Promenade @ the Address – Wadhwa Group|
|12||Most admired society Re-development project of the year – Completed||Supreme Badrinath – Supreme Universal & Neelkanth Regent – Neelkanth Group|
|13||CSR program of the year||Prerna & Sparsh by Kalpataru Ltd|
|14||Life time achievement award||Rajni Ajmera – Ajmera Group|
|15||Young Turk of Real Estate in MMR||Navin Makhija – Wadhwa Group|
|16||Debutant of the year||Ashish Kanakia – Kanakia Group & Harshul Savla – Suvidha Group|
|17||Women Achiever of the year||Poonam Gundecha – Gundecha Group & Geetha Nagu – St Angelos VNCT Ventures|
|18||Interior designer of the year – Residential||Jami Jambusarwala & Associates|
|19||Interior designer of the year – Commercial||Shahen Mistry Architects|
|20||Real estate Education and Trainers of the year||NMIMS|
|21||Leading real estate project finance company of the year||Piramal Finance|
|22||Emerging home loans provider of the years||Piramal Housing Finance|
|23||Leading Home Loans provider of the year||SBI|
|24||Most admired ‘Make in India’ building material product of the year||Supreme Industries|
|25||Most admired Research & Development work and facility by a building material supplier||BASF|
|26||People’s Choice Award||Romell Group and Ekta|
Who were the event hosts
Super actress Mandira Bedi, celebrity actors Aman Verma and Ritwik Dhanjani were the dynamic host of the 1st Credai-Mchi The Golden Pillar Real Estate Awards- 2018 gala event who left no stone unturned to make people entertained with their sparked hosting and anchoring.
Why Golden Pillar?
Golden Pillar Awards will seek and honour those who have been true pillars of the Real Estate sector. These are the stalwarts who are the stuff of inspiring stories.
The Golden Pillar Awards seek to unite, showcase and celebrate the best in Real Estate and industries that rub shoulders with Real Estate, from Banking, Finance, Private Equity to Construction Technology and Building Materials, from Journalism to Architecture etc.
Instituted by MCHI-CREDAI, The Golden Pillar Awards seek to find the best of the best, the ones who’ve blazed a trail, the ones who have resisted in the face of challenges, the ones who have given us monuments that will stand the test of time. MCHI-CREDAI has served the Real Estate sector for many decades and have
earned the respect and trust of everyone consistently.
Nomination & selection process
The Golden Pillar have a methodology that is powered by the vast experience of CRISIL. The ones to win this accolade are ensured to have truly earned it. The whose who of the industry is slated to compete and coming out on top among the finest is an honour in itself.
CREDAI-MCHI is an apex body that represents the Real Estate and related industries. Recognised by the Government of Maharashtra, the chamber has 37 years of yeomen service to the industry behind it. CREDAI-MCHI continues to work towards being the largest and most inclusive platform for realty and related industries. Today, with more than 1800 leading developers as members, the Chamber has expanded beyond MMR to include Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli, Mira-Virar, Raigad and Navi Mumbai. CREDAI-MCHI
accounts for more than 80% of organized Real Estate in and around Mumbai.
CRISIL, An S & P Global Company, is the Knowledge Partner for CREDAI MCHI Golden Pillar Awards 2018. CRISIL is a global analytical company driven by its mission to make markets function better. CRISIL Real Estate Ratings will manage the entire award application and assessment process independently.
CRISIL has a rich legacy in being thorough, systematic and world-class in the practices. The Golden Pillars have partnered with them to unearth the true gems of Real Estate. Their methodology and processes will bring to fore what the projects themselves can’t say. This path-breaking partnership will surely create history and pave the way for all Golden Pillars in the future.
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