Spirit of Manufacturing Award for Social Impact

Mr. Parth Dave , Frolitic Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd

Frolitic Energy Solutions manufactures Smartbins which allows users to discharge PET/plastic, glass scrap or aluminum cans by following instructions on the machines. Frolitic Energy Solutions sells the PET scrap at Rs 35/kg and the aluminium scrap at Rs 95/kg to the recycling industries, including The Guardian, Parth Das Sharma's recycling portal, The Kabaddiwala.com, Synergy Sourcing, Rajasthan and HK industries. In total, it collects 20kg of PET scrap and 5kg of aluminium scrap per day. Frolitic Energy Solutions provides a customer oriented service by automating the process of waste collection and segregation. With its proprietary technology and a unique approach, it aims to cover every segment for effective and efficient waste disposal.

Spirit of Manufacturing Award for IT Adoption and Innovation

Dr. Vibha Tripathi, Swajal Water Pvt. Ltd.

Swajal Water Pvt. Ltd. provides smart water purification solutions for communities. Swajal is one of the most advanced solar powered water purification systems of India. With a focus on green chemistry and engineering, Swajal systems are made to last longer. The company develops, installs, and services water purification systems for schools, communities, businesses, and more; solar water pump systems for drinking and water requirements, irrigation and agriculture application, fountains and water bodies, and swimming pools and more; and solar water dispensing kiosks for rural and urban slums.

Spirit of Manufacturing Award for Woman Entreprenuer of the year

Ms. Sonal, WhiteCub

Ms.Sonal, Director, Compassionate Choices Pvt.Ltd is founder and CEO, WhiteCub. She has spent nearly two decades in propagating the goodness of what she calls Compassionate Food Choices. WhiteCub DairyFree IceCreams have been specifically created to fill in certain crucial gaps. WhiteCub is India's 1st Cholesterol Free,TransFat Free and GlutenFree certified DairyFree IceCreams . Besides, directly serving those people who suffer from Dairy Allergy, Lactose Intolerance, GlutenAllergy, people following CfGf diet, WhiteCub IceCreams production entails smaller Carbon Footprint than those of dairy laden versions. Unlike a sorbet which is also a frozen dessert and dairyfree, WhiteCub is creamy and simulataneously also devoid of cholesterol and nasty transfats. What began being sold from a single store initially, is now available in about twenty retail stores in DelhiNCR and also in Mumbai.

Spirit of Manufacturing Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Mr. Prasoon Gupta, Sattviko Lifestyle

Sattviko calls itself the meeting point of the age old wisdom of Ayurveda & Yoga and International cuisines. Sattviko is inspired by the sattvik way of life that emphasises purity. The restaurant serves Continental, Indian and Mexican specialties through its extensive menu of meals, salads, munchies, desserts and beverages. Sattviko adheres to ‘sattvic’ food which means preparation of food without onion and garlic as prescribed in the Vedas. This food is light on the palate without inducing lethargy after a meal. From launching the quick service restaurants to becoming a healthy lifestyle brand, they have tried to stay true to their core beliefs of delivering an exceptional experience. Recently, Sattviko conferred the Best Food Brand of India during the "3rd National Entrepreneurship Awards" by the Ministry of Skill Development, Govt of India.

Spirit of Manufacturing Award-Special Jury Award

Shrikant Thakker, ideaForge

ideaForge is a pioneer in Unmanned Aerial Systems segment in India, developing class-leading, indigenous UAVs for surveillance, reconnaissance, imagery and industrial applications. It was originally incubated in the technology business incubator, SINE at IIT, Bombay and subsequently incubated at CIIE at IIM, Ahmedabad. The company also provides end-to-end UAV solutions and services to the industrial and commercial sectors. The company is continually innovating and experimenting to transform its aerial platforms, to offer greater performance, higher reliability and autonomy.