Business Plus Television organized the Nepal CEO Summit and Awards on April 26 in the capital. The one day annual event, the summit had panel discussions that discussed business best practices, industry insights and challenges, and policy reforms. The Awards recognized and honoured the achievements and contributions of top CEOs of the country in different categories by a jury panel comprising of experts in the business and economics arena: Dr Bijay KC, Dr Govind Pandey, Jitendra Rajbhandary, KB Manandhar, Nanda B Singh, Anal Raj Bhattarai and Charu Chadha.
The winners for 2019 in the different categories were: CEO of the Year 2019 – Hari Bhakta Sharma; CEO of the Year Public Sector – Maha Prasad Adhikari, CEO of the Year Private Sector – Hari Bhakta Sharma; CEO of the Year Female – Anupama Khunjeli; CEO of the Year SME – Gagan Pradhan; CEO of the Year Youth – Shishir Khanal; CEO of the Year Public Choice – Pawan Golyan and Jury’s Choice Award for his exemplary contribution – Himalaya SJB Rana. Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal presided at the awards ceremony as chief guest amidst a gathering of political and business leaders.