Rohit Kochhar Receives Bharat Shiromani Award 2019 for “Excellence in the field of Corporate Law and Legal Entrepreneurship.

Mr. Rohit Kochhar has been conferred the prestigious Bharat Shiromani Award 2019 for “Excellence in the field of Corporate Law and Legal Entrepreneurship.

The other recipients of the Bharat Shiromani Award this year include Lord Swraj Paul who was felicitated with the lifetime achievement award and Mr. Rikhipal Singh Thakral, the leading Indian entrepreneur in Singapore.

Instituted in the year 1977, the Bharat Shiromani Award honours Indians (both resident & non-resident) from across the world in recognition of their outstanding achievements in various fields. Over the years, the Shiromani Awards have felicitated achievers from different walks of life including arts & culture, business and industry, education, judiciary, science & technology and social services. Some of the prominent personalities who have been bestowed with the Bharat Shiromani Award in the past include Her Holiness Mother Teresa (in 1992), cricketing legend Mr. Sachin Tendulkar, world chess champion Mr. Vishwanathan Anand, noted industrialist Mr. Russi Mody and leading lawyer Mr. Ram Jethmalani.