India’s Regional PR Awards 2023 Recognizes Outstanding PR Professionals Under 40

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Indore, India –, the nation’s fastest-growing social platform, successfully hosted the third edition of India’s Regional PR Awards (IRPRA) 40 under 40 on December 9, 2023, at a grand recognition ceremony. The event celebrated the excellence and innovation demonstrated by Public Relations (PR) professionals in shaping regional narratives and fostering effective communication strategies.

The prestigious awards ceremony witnessed the participation of 190 registrations and 68 case studies from over 18 states across India. The 40 winners, all under the age of 40, were selected across 8 major categories, reflecting the diversity and depth of talent in the regional PR landscape.

From Odisha, Advento Communications a leading PR Firm based out in Bhubaneswar shines at IRPRA Award yet again. Its founder Durga Charan Samal, Receives the award under the Startup Category, While Bijayeeta Tripathy receives the award under ‘Excellence in PSU Govt PR Campaign’ Category.

Pawan Tripathi, the Organizer of IRPRA, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “The India’s Regional PR Awards aim to spotlight the incredible talent within the PR industry. This recognition not only stands as a testament to individual accomplishments but also acknowledges the pivotal role these professionals play in shaping regional narratives and fostering effective communication strategies.”

The event featured a panel discussion on ESG Communications with distinguished jury members who carefully evaluated each nomination, considering factors such as creativity, impact, and strategic thinking. The rigorous process ensured that only the most deserving professionals were honored with the prestigious IRPRA.

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List of Winners:

Excellence in PSU/Government PR Campaign:

Bijeeyeta Tripathi, Odisha
Richy D Alexander, Kerala
Ujjwal Agrain, Delhi
Prashant Baxi, Gujarat
Kinnari Vyas, Maharashtra
Gaurav Gautam, Haryana

Award for the Best Creative Entertainment Campaign:

Subhankar Banerjee, Assam
Ojaswee Sharma, Chandigarh
Sansriti Mishra, Mumbai

Award for Excellence in CSR:

Hamad Berlashker, Assam
Nicole Fernandes, Delhi
Kalyan Saha, West Bengal
Isha Sharma, Maharashtra

Leading PR Creative Campaign for Business:

Ravinder Bharti, Maharashtra
Richy D Alexander, Kerala
Rishabh Sharma, Delhi
Zainab Jariwala, Maharashtra
Akshita Agrawal, Delhi
Sanjay Singh, Delhi
Hari Sankar B, Kerala
Jessica Singh, Delhi
Maitreyee Sankhla, Rajasthan

Leading PR Campaign for Startups Category:

Durga Charan Samal, Odisha
Chidansh Chaudhary, Rajasthan
Ayush Mathur, Uttar Pradesh
Lyann D’souza, Goa
Reva Malhotra, Delhi

Excellence in Local Brand PR Campaign:

Abhishek Singhania, West Bengal
Richy D Alexander, Kerala
Rishabh Sharma, Delhi
Kalyan Saha, West Bengal
Raj Chhabra, Uttarakhand
Sumedha Jadli, Uttarakhand
Kanchana Vivek, Tamil Nadu
Karishma Rane, Maharashtra
Anubhuti Srivastava, Chhattisgarh

Best PR Campaign for Crisis Communications:

Aditya Rathi, Uttar Pradesh
Hetal Shah, Maharashtra
Maitreyee Sankhla, Rajasthan
Vikas Rajora, Madhya Pradesh

The awards ceremony not only celebrated the achievements of the awardees but also provided a platform for networking and knowledge-sharing among PR professionals from different regions. India’s Regional PR Awards continues to be a beacon for acknowledging excellence in regional PR, highlighting the crucial role that PR professionals play in shaping and influencing public perception.

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