Ernst & Young has announced opening of nominations for its award programme -- ‘The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2011-India'. The company has invited nominations from outstanding entrepreneurs, including those based in tier-II and tier-III cities. Each year the jury confers about eight awards across different categories. Nominations are open this year from May 16 to August 16.

Says Ernst & Young India CEO and Country Managing Partner Rajiv Memani, “It is a unique global award programme which is currently held in over 50 countries. It values the role of entrepreneurs in any economy, and entrepreneurship has been identified as one of the key differentiating themes for our global organisation.”