Monday, October 2, 2017

BITS announces winners of BITS Awards for 2017

From L to R: Sunanda Mahajan, Madhuri Hegde, Yogita Tahilram, 
Manoj Barve, Sandeep Nulkar.

PUNE:  In its endeavour to bring recognition to the achievers from the translation and localisation industry, BITS Private Limited, India’s leading provider of complete translation and localisation language solutions, instituted the ‘BITS Annual Language Industry Awards in 2011.

The idea is to recognise achievers from the translation and localisation industry, while brining the focus on translation and localisaiton as a profession and to make aspiring translators and consumers of languages services aware of the importance of working with professional translators.

Madhuri Hegde was adjudged as ‘BITS Language Professional of the year’. She was awarded a trophy. Sunanda Mahajan won the ‘BITS Special Recognition Award’ and she received a trophy. Yogita Tahilram won the “BITS Aspiring Language Professional of the Year Award.” She was presented with a trophy. She will also get an opportunity to work at BITS as an intern and learn from some of the best professionals translators of the country. The Internships comes with a stipend and loads of industry-specific soft and hard skills learning opportunities.

All the winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Manoj Barve, India Head of the German Federal Association of SMEs and Sandeep Nulkar, Founder, Chairman and MD of BITS Pvt Ltd. Speaking on the occasion, Manoj Barve said, “The demand for language professionals will only increase day by day and there is a need for language professionals to be even more creative, be proactive and scout for opportunities”.

Sandeep Nulkar, Founder, Chairman and MD, BITS Pvt Ltd said, “Like the real India lives in its villages, the real spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and business in India lives in its SMEs. There are over 48 million SMEs looking to expand their business both locally and globally and from English to appeal to a broader audience and vernacular languages to reach deeper into the Indian market to foreign languages to break into foreign markets, language, translation and localisation are slowly but steadily becoming their greatest tool. Nulkar then spoke about how the recently launched ‘Language Support for SMEs’ initiative will help propel SMEs into unchartered markets."


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