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GMR led Hyderabad International Airport has won the prestigious CII "National Energy Leader" & "Excellent Energy Efficient Unit" awards during the '20th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2019' ceremony organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 18th September at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad. This is the 3rd consecutive year that GHIAL has won the CII Excellent Energy Efficient Unit award. The awards were handed over by Mr. D Prabhakar Rao, CMD, TRANSCO and GENCO, Government of Telangana, in the presence of dignitaries and participants. 

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL said, "We are greatly honoured to receive these awards. Since inception, Energy management has always been an integral part of GMR Hyderabad International Airport's operations. Our focus on energy efficient operations has helped to bring down the per pax energy utilization by 48% over the last 4 years, without compromising on service quality and operational excellence. The recognition will further strengthen our commitment towards energy efficiency and sustainability."

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The CII annual forum recognizes the companies / organizations engaged in energy-efficiency initiatives that adopt best practices and technological advancement in their daily operations. The winners are judged on various parameters of energy efficiency and other measures adopted. The jury, CII members and Industry delegates applauded GHIAL for adopting various energy efficient initiatives.

Since its inception, GHIAL has been at the forefront of adopting energy efficiency practices and this has led to win various prestigious awards on various industrial platforms. In the last three years, energy efficiency measures taken at GHIAL have led to a substantial energy saving of around 7.6 MU, while leading to a rapid decline in the Green House Gases (GHG) emissions at the airport. In a further testament to its track record in sustainability and environment friendly operations, Hyderabad Airport was the first airport in its category to win the coveted ACI Asia-Pacific Level 3+ Airport Carbon Accreditation for attaining carbon neutrality.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has won the FTCCI (Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry) Excellence Award for "Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)" for its CSR initiatives through its CSR wing GMRVF (GMR Varalakshmi Foundation). The Hon'ble Chief Justice of High Court for the State of Telangana, Sri Raghvendra Singh Chauhan presented the award to the representatives of GHIAL on 12th July in the presence of other dignitaries.

While presenting the award, FTCCI lauded GHIAL for the "praiseworthy work in discharging Corporate Social Responsibility" towards the community in the vicinity of the airport and making a difference to the lives of the underprivileged sections of the society in the region.

Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL on winning this award said, "It is a great honour and recognition to be bestowed with this prestigious FTCCI award. It is a humbling experience and motivates us to continue to work for the good of our local communities. In line with the vision of the GMR Group towards making a difference to society, we are committed with our continuous efforts for the betterment of the community and this award motivates us even further to keep striving and creating value propositions for the society at large."

Since June 2005, GMRVF, the CSR arm of GMR Group has been working with the communities in Airport Colony, Gollapally, Mamidipally, Shamshabad and neighboring villages of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Focus areas of thrust for the GMRVF have been: Education; Health, Hygiene and Sanitation; Empowerment and Livelihoods; and Community Development.

Under Education, GMRVF runs GMR Chinmaya Vidyalaya in airport campus providing quality English medium education to the children of this area & also running a preschool at Shamshabad close to the airport. It supports 9 Anganwadis benefiting over 300 children yearly and 12 Govt. schools covering over 3000 children yearly. Support to the Govt schools and Anganwadis is done through many initiatives such as providing teachers; KidSmart computer education Centers; After-school support; career counselling; stationery and Infrastructure assistance (Notebooks/Shoes/Schoolbags, Library, Classroom construction/renovation, Toilet repair/renovation etc). GMRVF also grooms intelligent and underprivileged children from the villages around the Airport by providing free quality English Medium education through its Gifted Children Scheme. Under this scheme 124 children are being benefited so far.

Under Health, Hygiene and Sanitation – GMRVF runs Mobile Medical Units for elderly in collaboration with HelpAge India covering over 800 senior citizens every week along with free medical check-up and free medicines. Seven evening clinics are also in operation providing free treatment and medicines for the benefit of other community members like women, children etc. It also operates 3 nutrition centers for pregnant & lactating women providing awareness, nutritional supplements, health checkups, immunization etc – benefiting about 300 women every year. GMRVF has also built two RO plants in the neighbouring villages and maintains it for safe drinking water, helping over 600 households.

Under Empowerment and Livelihoods - GMRVF is running a vocational training centre in airport campus providing job oriented skill trainings to school dropout youth. It is offering free residential training in 11 courses with assured placement support. About 9400 youth got trained so far at this centre with close to 90% settlement record. The Centre has tied up with various industry partners over the years, like Voltas, Schneider, Hero MotoCorp, Volvo, Maruthi etc. for quality training, joint certification and placement support. The Centre is a 5 star rated institute under Ministry of Skill Development. It is also implementing PMKVY –RPL Programme (Recognition of Prior Learning) by training and certifying Airport House Keeping and Gardiner Staff. Till now over 400 candidates have been trained and certified. It has also trained Self-Help Women groups from surrounding villages in making jute products and helping them in marketing the products by providing a shop space in airport under the trade name EMPOWER.

Through its Community Development programmes, the foundation helps with Energy-efficient street lights, repair of drainage lines, new building for Anganwadis among other infra support to the communities.

As part of employee engagement, the GMR Employees and their families contribute time and effort for social causes and other need-based support. These interventions have led towards improving the quality of life and providing sustainable livelihood to the communities

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad clinched the coveted Best Regional Airport and the Best Airport Staff Service Awards, both in India / Central Asia category in the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019. GHIAL received the coveted awards during the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019 Ceremony held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in London, United Kingdom on 27th March 2019.

Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL said: "The winning of two prestigious Skytrax Awards is testimony of the faith that our passengers have reposed in us. We accept these awards with all humility. With our guiding motto of #PassengerisPrime, we have been continuously working towards our customers’ satisfaction. We feel hugely motivated and all the more charged up to raise the bar in serving our customers. We are thankful to all our stakeholders: Ministry of Civil Aviation, CISF, Immigration, Customs and our service partners including airlines, concessionaires, housekeeping and other support staff for their constant support without which this would not have been possible."

Mr. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: "We congratulate Rajiv Gandhi International Airport for their success in winning these important customer satisfaction awards for 2019, and their noteworthy success in being consecutive year winners. The awards recognise the high quality of product facilities provided to customers, and combined quality of staff service (attitude, friendliness, efficiency) delivered across all front-line positions at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It includes staff working for Customer Help / Info counters, Immigration and Security staff, shops, food & beverage outlets - in fact, all customer facing staff. To achieve these high levels of customer satisfaction requires staff to be motivated, enthusiastic and able to work as a team, and clearly this is being well provided here at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport".

RGIA has seen rapid growth in passenger traffic for the last few years. In 2018, the airport has handled close to 21 Million Passengers. While the airport is undergoing massive expansion to double its present capacity, GHIAL has been proactively added infrastructure facilities to enhance passengers’ comfort during the intervening period. In Oct 2018, GHIAL commissioned an all new Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT). On 23rd March 2019, the company has added a new Interim Domestic Arrivals Terminal (IDAT) – an exclusive domestic baggage reclaim concourse with 4 new baggage belts to serve close to 50% of the domestic arrivals traffic. GHIAL under its signature PassengerIsPrime programme has initiated several path breaking and innovative services dedicated to passengers, many of which are also India’s firsts, it includes first end-to-end e-boarding facility for domestic traffic, Express Security Check Lanes for domestic passengers flying with hand baggage only, doing away with stamping on boarding cards, getting rid of bag tags. The airport is also conducting trials for face recognition technology under the Govt. of India’s DigiYatra scheme.

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Awards in India & Central Asia

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad clinched the coveted Best Regional Airport and the Best Airport Staff Service Awards, both in India / Central Asia category in the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019. GHIAL received the coveted awards during the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019 Ceremony held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in London, United Kingdom on 27th March 2019.

Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL said: "The winning of two prestigious Skytrax Awards is testimony of the faith that our passengers have reposed in us. We accept these awards with all humility. With our guiding motto of #PassengerisPrime, we have been continuously working towards our customers’ satisfaction. We feel hugely motivated and all the more charged up to raise the bar in serving our customers. We are thankful to all our stakeholders: Ministry of Civil Aviation, CISF, Immigration, Customs and our service partners including airlines, concessionaires, housekeeping and other support staff for their constant support without which this would not have been possible."

Mr. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: "We congratulate Rajiv Gandhi International Airport for their success in winning these important customer satisfaction awards for 2019, and their noteworthy success in being consecutive year winners. The awards recognise the high quality of product facilities provided to customers, and combined quality of staff service (attitude, friendliness, efficiency) delivered across all front-line positions at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It includes staff working for Customer Help / Info counters, Immigration and Security staff, shops, food & beverage outlets - in fact, all customer facing staff. To achieve these high levels of customer satisfaction requires staff to be motivated, enthusiastic and able to work as a team, and clearly this is being well provided here at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport".

RGIA has seen rapid growth in passenger traffic for the last few years. In 2018, the airport has handled close to 21 Million Passengers. While the airport is undergoing massive expansion to double its present capacity, GHIAL has been proactively added infrastructure facilities to enhance passengers’ comfort during the intervening period. In Oct 2018, GHIAL commissioned an all new Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT). On 23rd March 2019, the company has added a new Interim Domestic Arrivals Terminal (IDAT) – an exclusive domestic baggage reclaim concourse with 4 new baggage belts to serve close to 50% of the domestic arrivals traffic. GHIAL under its signature PassengerIsPrime programme has initiated several path breaking and innovative services dedicated to passengers, many of which are also India’s firsts, it includes first end-to-end e-boarding facility for domestic traffic, Express Security Check Lanes for domestic passengers flying with hand baggage only, doing away with stamping on boarding cards, getting rid of bag tags. The airport is also conducting trials for face recognition technology under the Govt. of India’s DigiYatra scheme.

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Awards in India & Central Asia

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad clinched the coveted Best Regional Airport and the Best Airport Staff Service Awards, both in India / Central Asia category in the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019. GHIAL received the coveted awards during the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019 Ceremony held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in London, United Kingdom on 27th March 2019.

Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL said: "The winning of two prestigious Skytrax Awards is testimony of the faith that our passengers have reposed in us. We accept these awards with all humility. With our guiding motto of #PassengerisPrime, we have been continuously working towards our customers’ satisfaction. We feel hugely motivated and all the more charged up to raise the bar in serving our customers. We are thankful to all our stakeholders: Ministry of Civil Aviation, CISF, Immigration, Customs and our service partners including airlines, concessionaires, housekeeping and other support staff for their constant support without which this would not have been possible."

Mr. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: "We congratulate Rajiv Gandhi International Airport for their success in winning these important customer satisfaction awards for 2019, and their noteworthy success in being consecutive year winners. The awards recognise the high quality of product facilities provided to customers, and combined quality of staff service (attitude, friendliness, efficiency) delivered across all front-line positions at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It includes staff working for Customer Help / Info counters, Immigration and Security staff, shops, food & beverage outlets - in fact, all customer facing staff. To achieve these high levels of customer satisfaction requires staff to be motivated, enthusiastic and able to work as a team, and clearly this is being well provided here at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport".

RGIA has seen rapid growth in passenger traffic for the last few years. In 2018, the airport has handled close to 21 Million Passengers. While the airport is undergoing massive expansion to double its present capacity, GHIAL has been proactively added infrastructure facilities to enhance passengers’ comfort during the intervening period. In Oct 2018, GHIAL commissioned an all new Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT). On 23rd March 2019, the company has added a new Interim Domestic Arrivals Terminal (IDAT) – an exclusive domestic baggage reclaim concourse with 4 new baggage belts to serve close to 50% of the domestic arrivals traffic. GHIAL under its signature PassengerIsPrime programme has initiated several path breaking and innovative services dedicated to passengers, many of which are also India’s firsts, it includes first end-to-end e-boarding facility for domestic traffic, Express Security Check Lanes for domestic passengers flying with hand baggage only, doing away with stamping on boarding cards, getting rid of bag tags. The airport is also conducting trials for face recognition technology under the Govt. of India’s DigiYatra scheme.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has been awarded Gold in the prestigious 'ACI Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2018' in the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum category. Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL received the award during the Green Airports Recognition Ceremony 2018 organised today at the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Asia Pacific Regional Assembly in Narita, Japan.

The evaluation was carried out amongst 19 eligible submissions. The review panel has praised the Hyderabad Airport’s project on "Innovation and Technology in Waste Minimisation Project at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. Hyderabad Airport has a captive composting plant for processing all food waste. The organic manure from the composting plant are extensively used in maintaining the sprawling green cover, which also acts as a natural sink of the carbon emissions, absorbing about 240 tonnes of CO­2 / annum.

Commenting on the development, Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL said, "We are pleased to receive this coveted recognition from ACI. Environmental Sustainability has been a key theme in the development of the Hyderabad Airport, and it permeates every aspect of the airport’s infrastructure and operations to this day."

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"GHIAL has won the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) Chairman’s Order of Merit for its focus on environmental sustainability and becoming the First Airport in Asia Pacific in its category to become carbon neutral. GHIAL received the award during the CAPA 12th Annual India Aviation Summit held in Mumbai on 8th February. CAPA India is a leading specialist aviation consulting and research practice in South Asia, with the region’s largest team of analysts and a portfolio of more than 125 advisory and research projects.

Speaking on this recognition, Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, said, "We are happy to have been recognized by CAPA for our efforts in the area of environmental sustainability and carbon footprint reduction. We see this recognition by CAPA as a big endorsement of our focus on these critical aspects of our business. Recently, Level3+ Neutrality status was awarded to Hyderabad Airport by Airports Council International (ACI) under its Airport Carbon Accreditation program, which is a significant achievement for us. CAPA Award is a testimony to our sustained efforts towards environment protection through proactive energy conservation measures, generation of renewable energy (Solar), carbon sinking through extensive greenbelt and various other environment protection measures with the active support of the airport's stakeholders."

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GHIAL has won the coveted Golden Peacock Business Excellence Award (GPBEA) 2017 in the large scale industry-Transportation-Aviation category. Mr. Ganapati Bhat,Business Excellence, GHIAL received the trophy on behalf of the organization from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Govt. of UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman & Chief Executive, The Emirates Airline & Group and Chairman, Dubai World,at Institute Of Directors (IOD), India’s Dubai Global Convention 2017 and Golden Peacock Awards Presentation Ceremony held in Dubai (UAE). GHIAL received the award for its focus on Comparison & Benchmarking in large scale industry-Transportation-Aviation category

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Hyderabad, September 01, 2017: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has been awarded the “Excellent Energy Efficient Unit” at the prestigious 18th National Award for ‘Excellence’ in Energy Management organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad. Mr. Buddhadeb Shome representing GHIAL has collected the award from Mr. Ajay Mishra IAS, Spl. Chief Secretary - Energy Division, Government of Telangana at a ceremony held today at HICC.

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RGIA won a first prize in Private Institutions category for the Best Landscape for the fourth time in a row, in the recently concluded Garden Festival 2014 organised by the Department of Horticulture, Government of Andhra Pradesh. RGIA also won a First prize for the Best Rotaries. The department of Horticulture organised this garden festival in the month of January 2014. During the festival, the department encourages the garden growers of private/ government institutes, resorts, hotels colleges, industries, hospitals, and individuals etc. to showcase their landscape gardens. These gardens were judged by a panel of experts in the field and evaluated based on the quality standards of development and maintenance. The eminent judges visited the airport and evaluated our landscape maintenance

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ for 2017 in the transportation sector under the Aviation category. Mr. MN Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) formally handed over the award at the 'Golden Peacock Awards Presentation Ceremony' during the Institute of Directors, India's "12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility’ held on 9th February in Bengaluru.

Golden Peacock Awards, constituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, is regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide. The Award applications are assessed at three levels by Independent Assessors and finally by a Grand Jury. GHIAL was chosen for this award by a distinguished Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

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GHIAL won Indian Travel Award – South 2017 in the Best Loyalty Programme Category in recognition for the efforts towards destination marketing

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ for 2017 in the transportation sector under the Aviation category. Mr. MN Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) formally handed over the award at the 'Golden Peacock Awards Presentation Ceremony' during the Institute of Directors, India's "12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility’ held on 9th February in Bengaluru.

Golden Peacock Awards, constituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, is regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide. The Award applications are assessed at three levels by Independent Assessors and finally by a Grand Jury. GHIAL was chosen for this award by a distinguished Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ for 2017 in the transportation sector under the Aviation category. Mr. MN Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) formally handed over the award at the 'Golden Peacock Awards Presentation Ceremony' during the Institute of Directors, India's "12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility’ held on 9th February in Bengaluru.

Golden Peacock Awards, constituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, is regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide. The Award applications are assessed at three levels by Independent Assessors and finally by a Grand Jury. GHIAL was chosen for this award by a distinguished Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has been rated amongst the best airports globally in Airport Service Quality (ASQ) by Airport Council International in the 5 to 15 million passenger category. It has been ranked as the best airport in 2017

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Yet again this year! GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) has won the 1st Place, CII 5S Excellence Award 2016, under ‘Large Scale-Service’ Category from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Southern Region for its Best Performance on Workplace Management. GHIAL team received the award from Mr. Atul Renavikar, Chairman, CII-SR Manufacturing Sub-Committee & Site Director, Michelin India Pvt Ltd. and Assessors of CII during the Awards event conducted at Chennai, on 5th May 2017.

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GHIAL, a GMR Group led consortium, which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has received the Carbon Neutrality (Level 3+: Neutrality) status by Airports Council International (ACI) in December 2016, it has been conferred with the certificate at a glittering ceremony organized at Doha, Qatar. Ms. Kerrie Mather, President, ACI Asia-Pacific gave away the prestigious certificate to Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL; Mr. Manish Sinha, COO, GHIAL and Mr. Narayanasamy Venkatachalapathy, Head, Safety & Environment, GHIAL.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has been rated amongst the best airports globally in Airport Service Quality (ASQ) by Airport Council International in the 5 to 15 million passenger category. It has been ranked as the best airport in 2016

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GMR Group Chairman, Mr G.M. Rao was honored with the prestigious ‘Bulandh Bharath’ Award for his exemplary contributions towards nation building.

Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) accepted the award on behalf of Mr. GM Rao from Mr. K. Chandrashekar Rao, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Telangana and Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt of India, during the 27th All India Builders Convention (AIBC) organized today by Builders’ Association of India (BAI), Hyderabad Centre at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad.

Commenting on this award, Mr G.M. Rao, Group Chairman, GMR Group, said, “I feel blessed by the opportunity to serve my Country by building national assets. We are committed towards creating infrastructural assets for the rising India. Our dedication and honest efforts have seen some of the world-class assets like Delhi and Hyderabad Airports. We continue doing this. I am Grateful to BAI for bestowing me with this honour and I humbly accept the award on behalf of the entire GMR family.

Bulandh Bharath Awards is an initiative by BAI to recognize and appreciate innovation and motivate others to be inspired to excel too. This award is an effort to identify and reward excellence in the field of construction and infrastructure in the country and acknowledge the outstanding contribution made in the field of construction.

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RGIA won a first prize in Private Institutions category for the Best Landscape for the Sixth time in a row, in the recently concluded Garden Festival 2015 organized by the Department of Horticulture, Government of Telengana. RGIA also won a First prize for the Best Rotaries and the main access roads.

At the valedictory function at Public Gardens held on February 13, 2016, the trophies were presented by Shri Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture. During the festival, the department encourages the garden growers of private/ government institutes, resorts, hotels colleges, industries, hospitals, and individuals etc. to showcase their landscape gardens. These gardens were judged by a panel of experts in the field and evaluated based on the quality standards of development and maintenance. The eminent judges visited the airport and evaluated our landscape maintenance.

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GHIAL has been Awarded with the "Fastest Growing Cargo Airport 2016" at the second edition of India Cargo Awards - West & South, Pune to celebrate the achievers in the Air Cargo Industry held on 3rd August, 2016. The glittering ceremony brought together all the major players in the Cargo Industry.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has won the "Best Airport in India" award for the year 2015 for excellence in service & operational delivery in the category of 5-15 million Passengers Per Annum. The award is constituted by the noted Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy, India. Mr. Manish Sinha, Chief Operating Officer (COO), GHIAL, received the award during a gala event called PANAROMA on 19th December, amidst the presence of many renowned aviation professionals and scores of students. Mr. Sinha also received the 'Upcoming Aviation Professional Award' from Aptech during the event.

PANAROMA is an annual event, which aims to create numerous opportunities for students who aspire to become part of the aviation industry. During the event students from across India converge to learn from the aviation professionals and gain knowledge from the interactive workshops and seminars.

Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy is the aviation, hospitality, travel & tourism, and retail education brand of Aptech Limited, which is a global retail and corporate training solutions provider. The academy offers industry-accepted, career-oriented courses that prepare students for international careers in the aviation, hospitality, travel & tourism, and retail industries.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has been declared as the winner of ‘Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA)’ for the year 2015 for having attained significant achievements in the field of Environment Management at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA). Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of Environment & Forests and Climate Change (I/C), Govt. of India presented this coveted award to Mr. Manish Sinha, Chief Operating Officer, GHIAL today, during the ‘17th World Congress on Environment Management' organized at Delhi in the presence of distinguished gathering of business leaders.

The Awards Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, former Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal of India & Authority for Advance Ruling (Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax) selected GHIAL for this award. The Golden Peacock Awards were set up by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, in 1991 to bring out the best in the corporates/organizations through competition. Golden Peacock Environment Management Award evaluates and recognizes the best Environment practices adopted by the organization in the industry.

This year, Golden Peacock Awards received over 469 responses across the various categories of institutional awards, including the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA) from corporates including SMEs, public, private and government enterprises. A total of 245 applications were short-listed after careful scrutiny for final selection through a 3-tier assessment process. The applicant scoring the highest among each of the respective industrial sectors, were recommended to the jury for the final selection and approval. GHIAL emerged as applicant scoring the highest among all organizations of its sector – Transportation (Aviation).

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"Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airpot (RGIA), operated and managed by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has been ranked 3rd Best Airport in the World in 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards announced by the Airports Council International (ACI), the global body of airports, for 2014. RGIA has retained its position among the top three airports in its category for the 6th consecutive year in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey by ACI, with a score of 4.82 for year 2014.

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Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conferred GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) with the noted Energy Management Award 2015 adjudging Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad as the 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' in the 'Buildings' category.

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RGIA won a first prize in Private Institutions category for the Best Landscape for the Fifth time in a row, in the recently concluded Garden Festival 2015 organised by the Department of Horticulture, Government of Telengana. RGIA also won a First prize for the Best Rotaries and medians. The department of Horticulture organised this garden festival in the month of January 2015. During the festival, the department encourages the garden growers of private/ government institutes, resorts, hotels colleges, industries, hospitals, and individuals etc. to showcase their landscape gardens. These gardens were judged by a panel of experts in the field and evaluated based on the quality standards of development and maintenance. The eminent judges visited the airport and evaluated our landscape maintenance

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has been declared as the winner of ‘Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA)’ for the year 2015 for having attained significant achievements in the field of Environment Management at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA). Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of Environment & Forests and Climate Change (I/C), Govt. of India presented this coveted award to Mr. Manish Sinha, Chief Operating Officer, GHIAL today, during the ‘17th World Congress on Environment Management' organized at Delhi in the presence of distinguished gathering of business leaders.

The Awards Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, former Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal of India & Authority for Advance Ruling (Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax) selected GHIAL for this award. The Golden Peacock Awards were set up by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, in 1991 to bring out the best in the corporates/organizations through competition. Golden Peacock Environment Management Award evaluates and recognizes the best Environment practices adopted by the organization in the industry.

This year, Golden Peacock Awards received over 469 responses across the various categories of institutional awards, including the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA) from corporates including SMEs, public, private and government enterprises. A total of 245 applications were short-listed after careful scrutiny for final selection through a 3-tier assessment process. The applicant scoring the highest among each of the respective industrial sectors, were recommended to the jury for the final selection and approval. GHIAL emerged as applicant scoring the highest among all organizations of its sector – Transportation (Aviation).

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GHIAL received ASSOCHAM 2nd Corporate Governance Excellence Award 2015-16 as runners-up under the unlisted private sector company at the ASSOCHAM Summit organized at New Delhi.

Around 140 companies, based on their net worth, participated for the award in 6 categories. Of these 35 were shortlisted from which 11 companies received awards in various categories. GHIAL won the award in category of Unlisted Private Companies (Turnover < Rs. 500 crores). The award was given with a view to acknowledge company’s best governance practices followed at GHIAL.

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GMR Rao Gets ABLF Life Time Achievement Award during the sixth edition of the Asian Business Leadership Forum in Dubai. He Was Accorded the award for wielding his immense influence to mentor a generation of Business Leaders with old world wisdom and sharp business acumen and sonstantly and country on his lead agenda and contribute towards making world a better place to live.

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Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airpot (RGIA), operated and managed by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has been ranked 3rd Best Airport in the World in 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards announced by the Airports Council International (ACI), the global body of airports, for 2014. RGIA has retained its position among the top three airports in its category for the 6th consecutive year in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey by ACI for year 2014.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has rated as 2nd Best Airport in India and Central Asia at the 2014 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona, Spain on 26th March, 2014. RGIA also rated as the 4th Best Regional Airport in Asia and also 7th Best Airport in the 5 – 10 mppa category. RGIA, operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), improved its ranks in these category compared to last year. In 2013 the airport rated 5th Best Regional Airport in Asia and 8th Best Airport in the 5 – 10 mppa category.

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RGIA has been awarded the 'Best Emerging Cargo Airport of the Year' award at the 5th biennial International Air Cargo Event, AIR CARGO INDIA 2014, organized by STAT Times on the 6th of February, 2014 at Mumbai. The event was attended by the cargo team and the award was received by Hemanth DP. The STAT Trade Times is a publication dedicated to provide coverage for the Aviation, Tourism, Shipping & Transport industries, globally. This is a biennial Conference and Exhibition which is attended by the cream of Air Cargo and Logistics Industry from around the world including Airlines, Merchant Shippers, Freight Forwarders, Airports and associations like IATA, TIACA, FIEO, APEDA etc.

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RGIA won two awards as Best Airport and Excellence in Airport Operation & Management at Aviation Awards 2014 during the India Aviation Show at Hyderabad on 13th March 2014. Mr SGK Kishore, CEO-GHIAL and Mr Manish Sinha, Dy.COO-GHIAL received the honours.

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Director General's Roll of Excellence has been awarded to RGIA, Hyderabad, for being among the top 3 airports in the world (5 -15 million passengers category) for 5 consecutive years. The award is in recognition of the excellent quality of airport services provided to the passengers. RGIA has now become the only airport in India to have received this distinction.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has rated as 2nd Best Airport in India and Central Asia at the 2014 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona, Spain on 26th March, 2014. RGIA also rated as the 4th Best Regional Airport in Asia and also 7th Best Airport in the 5 – 10 mppa category. RGIA, operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), improved its ranks in these category compared to last year. In 2013 the airport rated 5th Best Regional Airport in Asia and 8th Best Airport in the 5 – 10 mppa category.

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RGIA won a first prize in Private Institutions category for the Best Landscape for the fourth time in a row, in the recently concluded Garden Festival 2014 organised by the Department of Horticulture, Government of Andhra Pradesh. RGIA also won a First prize for the Best Rotaries.

The department of Horticulture organised this garden festival in the month of January 2014. During the festival, the department encourages the garden growers of private/ government institutes, resorts, hotels colleges, industries, hospitals, and individuals etc. to showcase their landscape gardens. These gardens were judged by a panel of experts in the field and evaluated based on the quality standards of development and maintenance. The eminent judges visited the airport and evaluated our landscape maintenance.

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Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conferred GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) with the noted Energy Management Award 2014 adjudging Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad as the ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ in the ‘Buildings’ category.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has bagged prestigious CAPA Airport Marketing Award (for airports handling up to 15Mn pax p/a) during the 10th Annual CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence at an award ceremony in Amsterdam on 26th November 2013.

Regarded as the pre‐eminent awards for strategic excellence in aviation, the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence are bestowed upon airlines, airports, and other aviation organizations that have been the most innovative and influential in their respective category. CAPA Airport Marketing Awards are conferred upon the Airports that have conducted the most outstanding marketing programs in the past 18 months, and which have been effective in attracting new airlines.

Mr Raveen Pinto, Head – Aero Commercial & Route Development, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd receiving the award in Amsterdam on 26th November 2013

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has been adjudged as the Second Best Airport in the world in the 5-15 MMPA category in Airport Service Quality by Council International (ACI) in 2014.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has been adjudicated the 'Winner' in the Category - 'Best Airport (Private Sector)' for its 'excellent service quality & sustained operational performance and efficiency', at the 'MARKENOMY Awards 2013-India's Awards for Sustainable Infrastructure'

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RGIA is the first airport in the country and second in the Asia Pacific Region to receive the Level-3 (Optimization) Airport Carbon Accreditation. Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme is the industry standard for assessment of airports' efforts to deal with and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Launched in June 2009, Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme comprises of four levels: 'Mapping' (Level 1), 'Reduction' (Level 2), 'Optimization' (Level 3) and 'Neutrality' (Level 3+). This programme, has received widespread support from both the European Union and the UN Environment Programme. It has also received support from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and was extended to the Asia-Pacific region in November 2011. In June 2013, the programme officially expanded to the African region of ACI.

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GHIAL has been awarded the 5-star rating for its Health and Safety Management System from the British Safety Council. While the cut off for the 5-Star rating is 92%, we scored 96%. RGIA is the first airport in the world to get the 5-Star Rating. It is an incredible achievement, particularly considering the fact that implementation of the system in an airport with multiple stakeholders is a herculean task. The achievement clearly demonstrates RGIA’s commitment towards Health & Safety.

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RGIA has been rated as the Number one airport in India, 5th Best Regional Airport in Asia and 8th Best Airport in 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) capacity at SKYTRAX - World Airport Awards held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Geneva.

The World Airport Awards are based on 12 million passenger surveys completed in a 10-month survey period, covering over 388 airports. The survey evaluates the total passenger experience across 39 airport service and product factors, covering arrival at an airport, transit and departure processes to the boarding gate etc. Travellers from over 160 countries take part in the world’s largest annual airport passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airport Awards are the global benchmark of Airport Excellence and Quality Ranking.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) received the “Quality Excellence Award for Best Customer Service Result” at the National Quality Excellence Awards, 2013. Being hosted by the Stars of the Industry Group, the award was presented at the World Quality Congress on 14th February, 2013 at Mumbai.

The Awards are held under the banner of Stars of the Industry group and are powered by CMO Council and CMO Asia. The event is endorsed by the Asian Confederation of Businesses. Conceptualized more than 40 years ago, these awards are known to be a platform for recognizing performance par excellence.

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) own the 2013 Air Transport News Award for Airport of the year under 10 Million Passangers in the ATN Award function at Montreal, Canada on 17th March 2013.

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GHIAL Landscape team receiving the 1st prize in the Private Institutions Category and Best Traffic Island (Rotaries) from Dr M Jagan Mohan, IAS, Commissioner of Horticulture, Govt. of AP

RGIA won the 1st prize in the Private Institutions category, for over all Landscape for the third consecutive time and 1st prize for the Best Traffic Island (Rotaries) and 2nd prize for the Gated communities category (GMR Township), in the Garden Festival 2013 held on 30th Jan, 2013 at Hyderabad.

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RGIA has been honoured with the ‘Best Cargo Airport & Best Cargo Terminal of the Year’ for the year 2012 & 2013 by the Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI) for its excellence in cargo operations and best-in-class Infrastructure and Services.

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RGIA received the prestigious ASSOCHAM CSR Excellence Award 2012-2013. The evaluation process focused on long-term sustainability and inclusive growth, and had criteria across three categories, namely policies that govern the operations of the business, their effective implementation, and the measures put in place to ensure constant monitoring and evaluation. It assessed how the company has integrated the National Voluntary Guidelines (NVGs) on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 into its strategy and management of operations.

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RGIA awarded as the “Best Performing Domestic Airport” in the aviation sector by the SATTE committee during its annual tourism trade show SATTE-2012, held in February, 2012. SATTE (South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange) Award serves the inbound, domestic and outbound markets is being organized by UBM India in collaboration with CII and the UN World Trade Organization (UNWTO).

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RGIA has been declared to be India's 3rd Best Airport, 2012 by airline customers at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Vienna on 20th April 2012
The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious recognition of quality for airports across the world, based on the annual SKYTRAX airport passenger satisfaction survey, covering 388 airports from over 160 countries in 2012. The Awards are the global benchmark of airport excellence and Quality ranking, and Guaranteed for their total independence.

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RGIA awarded the 1st prize in Private Institutions, two 2nd Prizes in the best rotaries (traffic islands) and best ornamental gardens in residential townships, respectively, in ‘Garden Festival 2012’ held on 30th Jan, 2012 at Hyderabad

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has won the Best Cargo Airport and the Best Cargo Terminal of the Year awards from the Air Cargo Agents’ Association of India (ACAAI).

A new upgraded cargo apron was recently opened and can now accommodate greater numbers of Code-F and heavier cargo aircraft and also reduce ground time spent on freighters.

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has been adjudged the “Best Cargo Airport of The Year” at the 40th Annual Convention of Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI), held at Jaipur.

This is the second year in a row that RGIA has won the accolade for its Cargo operations and re-affirms RGIA’s commitment to the Industry and Trade community by providing them with best-in-class Infrastructure and Services.

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has been adjudged as the Second Best Airport in the world in the 5-15 MMPA category in Airport Service Quality by Council International (ACI) in February 2013.

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RGIA awarded the 1st prize in Private Institutions, two 2nd Prizes in the best rotaries (traffic islands) and best ornamental gardens in residential townships, respectively, in ‘Garden Festival 2012’ held on 30th Jan, 2012 at Hyderabad.

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Project Management Institute, Hyderabad Honoured GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd in a two day function at Hyderabad. GHIAL was honoured for its outstanding contribution in the field of aviation. Mr PS Nair, CEO Airports Sector, GMR Group received the award on behalf of GHIAL and the Group

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Rotary Club of Hyderabad-Deccan honoured GMR Varalakshmi Foundation with their annual vocational award in the social responsibility category, at a function at Hyderabad. The award was based on a visit to GMRVF’s Vocational Training facility at Hyderabad by a Selection Committee.

Mr Srinivas Bommidala, BCM - Airports and Dr Raghunathan, CEO - GMRVF receiving the award.

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RGIA has bagged the prestigious award, 'FICCI CSR Award 2012-13', for its CSR initiatives by FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence. The award, under the winner category in private sector companies, was conferred based on the assessment by Grant Thornton (GT) and Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH).

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GHIAL has been awarded a Certificate of Merit in the General Category Sector for the National Energy Conservation Awards – 2011 in recognition of the initiatives taken by GHIAL to conserve energy.

The certificate was presented by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Power, Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde to Mr PS Nair, CEO Airport Sector, GMR Group at the National Energy Conservation Day Award Function on 14th December 2011 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has been adjudged as the third best Airport in the world in the 5-15 MMPA category in Airport Service Quality by Council International (ACI) in February 2012.

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RGIA has been declared to be India's Best Airport, 2010 by airline customers at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards.

The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious recognition of quality for airports across the world, based on the annual SKYTRAX airport passenger satisfaction survey.

Golden Peacock Awards, constituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India, is regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide. The Award applications are assessed at three levels by Independent Assessors and finally by a Grand Jury. GHIAL was chosen for this award by a distinguished Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

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GMR Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad is declared the world’s best airport among the 5 to 15 million passenger capacity airports in the world by Airport Council International (ACI) in 2011.

This was second time in a row, RGIA been chosen as the Best Airport in the World by ACI in this category.

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GMR Hyderabad International airport has bagged the Routes Airport Marketing Award in the Indian Sub-Continent category in The Routes Asia 2010-the key networking event for the region's air service development industry in April 2010.

The Routes Airport Marketing Awards are the most prestigious in the industry, as they are the only awards based purely on rewarding excellence in route development and nominated only by airlines

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award 2010-11 under the Best Airport category. The airport has been adjudged as the best airport in India for actively promoting tourism, not only in Andhra Pradesh but also at the pan India level.

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GMR Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad is declared the world’s best airport among the 5 to 15 million passenger capacity airports in the world by Airport Council International (ACI) 1st position in 5-15 million passengers category 5th position amongst all airports worldwide 5th position in the Asia- Pacific region

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RGIA has bagged the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation's (CAPA) newly instituted award in the category, "Best Airport Environmental Performance of the Year 2009".

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Best Greenfield Airport 2009 awarded by Air Passengers Association of India (APAI).

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RGIA bags first place in the Routes Airport Marketing Awards in the Indian Sub-Continent category.

The Routes Airport Marketing Awards are the most prestigious in the industry, as they are the only awards based purely on rewarding excellence in route development and nominated only by airlines

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award 2009-10 under the Best Airport category. The airport has been adjudged as the best airport in India for actively promoting tourism, not only in Andhra Pradesh but also at the pan India level.

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CNBC Infrastructure Excellence Award for Airports was awarded to GHIAL in 2009.

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GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award 2009-10 under the Best Airport category. The airport has been adjudged as the best airport in India for actively promoting tourism, not only in Andhra Pradesh but also at the pan India level.

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GMR Group receives the TERI Corporate Award 2009 for its CSR initiatives in the areas of education, healthcare, empowerment and community development. Hon’ble President of India Mrs Pratibha Singh Patil presented the TERI 2009 CSR trophy to Mr G M Rao, Group Chairman - GMR Group and his wife Mrs Varalakshmi.

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design New Construction (LEED NC) Silver Rating by US Green Building Council in September

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Outstanding Concrete Structure of Andhra Pradesh’ award from the Indian Concrete Institute

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ORBIS Award for CSR at the 14th World Routes Conference in Kuala Lumpur