With an objective to acknowledge and appreciate the good works of contractors, construction companies in the infrastructure and construction sector, Himalaya Television HD had announced its very first edition of ‘Doosan Infrastructure Excellence Awards’. In other words, it was an event celebrating and highlighting successes within the industry.
Although we understand the value of constructional industry, the work the sector performs is still undermined from the public prospect. Public senses, generally read or hear about the negative analysis and projects not being completed in the stipulated time, quality not maintained from the contractor or the project companies. However, there are companies and contractors who have actually performed exemplary with the limited resources available in the country. Honoring these brackets of companies and contractors are inevitable to motivate them to take their work further. With the award function Himalaya Television had initiated to dignify the sector and reinforce the enthusiasm amongst the sector.
The event started with the panel discussions with topics related to infrastructure Mr.Anil Chitrakar, Mr.Nicholas Pandey, Mr.Surya Raj Acharya, Mr.Gopal Prasad Sigdel, Mr.Ashutosh Tiwari, Mr.Kamal Pande and Mr.Kumar Pandey were the amongst panelists and moderator.
11 different categories were defined. For each category there were 3 nominees at least of which 1 was selected and awarded.
Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Project-Tunnel Section was selected for Best National Pride Project,(Chandra & Basant Construction P. Ltd.) Mid-hills road section from Thanki Khand to Mangalsen, Achham was selected for Best Public Purpose Project,CE Construction PVT.LTD was selected for Best Housing and Apartment Project,(Shree Manakamana Mandir Jirnodwar Samiti) Manakamana Mandir was selected for Best Reconstruction Project,Mr. Bed Prasad Sapkota was selected for Best Project Consultant,Mr. Shailendra Shrestha was selected for Best Contractor From Small Project (Project: Pimbahal Pokhari, Patan),Mr. Kanak Acharya(Project: Kamal Khoj River Bridge, Sindhuli) was selected for Best Contractor From Medium Project, whereas for Best Contractor From Big Project was not been able to find as per the criteria that was set by the juries, Er. Shankar Nath Rimal was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award and DOWN TOWN HOUSING Co.PVT.LTD was awarded for Best Innovative Housing Project
Best Popular Project was decided by public voting via social media and SMS, hence awarded to Karnali Bridge, Kothiyaghat/Bardiya (ANK Construction Company).
The Himalaya Television Network Pvt Ltd.wasbroadcasting the event live on its channel and social media.