Hyderabad, May 6, 2022: Amara Raja Batteries Ltd (ARBL) is delighted to announce that the president of its new energy business Vijayanand Samudrala was named CXO of the Year and its head of R&D – Li-Ion Dr. Venketeshwarlu Manne was named the Researcher of the Year in the Energy Storage category at the fifth edition of the India Energy Storage Alliance’s (IESA) prestigious Industry Excellence Awards.
The IESA, India’s leading alliance on energy storage and e-mobility, was founded in 2012 to create awareness about energy storage and eMobility technologies within the government as well as the industry in India. This year the Chief Guest was Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways.
ARBL Executive Director Vikramadithya Gournineni said, “The whole Amara Raja family takes great pride in this achievement, so aptly recognised on such a prestigious stage. Enabling and empowering our teams is an intrinsic part of the Amara Raja DNA and this recognition is a testament to our relentless effort to always find a better way to doing things.”
Amara Raja, the leading name in automotive and industrial batteries is also leading the foray into R&D on Li-ion technology that is safe, affordable and efficient – specifically suited to Indian driving conditions.