Chennai, October 8, 2013: The winners of the 15th annual Polestar Awards for excellence in Business and IT Journalism in India have been announced:
1. Best Feature in IT Journalism - Srikanth RP, Executive Editor, InformationWeek (India) for his story 'How Indian TV show Satyamev Jayate used Big Data to inspire the world' published in The InformationWeek dated 27th August 2012.
2. Best Feature in Business Journalism - Kandula Subramaniam, Outlook Business, for his story 'Stinking Rich' published in Outlook Business dated 21st July 2012
3. Jury's Special Mention - Ayushman Baruah, Principal Correspondent, InformationWeek (India) for his story 'Healthcare industry prescribing a dose of technology' published in The InformationWeek dated 22nd October 2012
4. Jury's Special Mention - Geetika Rustagi, Web Editor at Mint for her story 'Internal networks at work go social' published in Mint on 24th October 2012
The PoleStar Foundation, is an independent Trust established in 1998 to recognise and reward IT and business journalism in India.
R Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons, inaugurated the ceremony on October 4 and gave away the awards to the winners. Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation and Chairman & CEO, Polaris Financial Technology Ltd, was present at the event along with eminent dignitaries from Industry, Media and Academia.