Staff Reporter

PUDUKOTTAI: Applications are invited from outstanding entrepreneurs running small and medium industrial units with record performance for the “Best Entrepreneur Award” for the year 2009-10, instituted by the Industries Department.

In a press release issued here on Saturday, A. Suganthi, Collector, said that the aspiring entrepreneurs should have started production at their units on January 1, 2002. Further, these units should have functioned for four consecutive financial years from 2005-06 to 2008-09.

Cash prize of


A cash prize of Rs.50,000 and a citation will be awarded to industrial unit selected at the State-level competition and started under the ‘New Anna Marumalarchi Thittam'. This apart, a cash prize of Rs.50,000 and a citation will be given to entrepreneur ensuring high quality control and export practices. Mementoes will be given to entrepreneurs selected at the district-level contest. The Collector has appealed to the interested and eligible entrepreneurs to obtain the applications from the office of the General Manager, District Industries Centre here. Further details can be had by contacting 04322-221794.