Transforming India’s manufacturing landscape

In a momentous event, Harish Chavan, CEO of Swaraj Tractor Division, M&M, was honoured with the prestigious 'Business Leader of The Year Award - 2023' by Times Group Magazine's 'The Machinist,' acknowledging his outstanding contributions to the manufacturing industry. The award was presented by Balwantsinh Rajput, Industries Minister of the Gujarat Government, during a grand ceremony held in Ahmedabad.

As part of the award function, Harish Chavan participated in a panel discussion on the evolution of the manufacturing sector, Ease of doing business to ease of living: How the manufacturing sector has evolved for the workforce.’ He shared his insights on India's tremendous potential to seize the ‘China plus-one’ opportunity and emphasised the sector's remarkable transformation. Job creation, technological advancements, automation adoption, employee-centric policies, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion were some of the key aspects he highlighted.

Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group tweeted, “The best guarantee of future success is when a company has many strong leaders, not just one.. Heartiest congratulations Harish!”

Dr. Anish Shah, MD & CEO, Mahindra Group tweeted, “Heartiest congratulations @chavan_harish, we're very proud of you and the entire team at Swaraj!”

Rajesh Jejurikar, ED & CEO (Auto & Farm Sector), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. tweeted, “Congratulations @chavan_harish for leading the Swaraj business to new heights - this award is an apt recognition of that accomplishment.”

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