Newgen Software CEO – Mr. Diwakar Nigam has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Franchise India Entrepreneur of the Year’ award 2014 for Innovation in Technology. Entrepreneur India Awards are billed as India’s most prestigious awards for entrepreneurship. Mr. Nigam was honoured for growing Newgen into a highly innovative, world-class IT company that has led the Indian software products industry’s foray onto the world stage.

A founding member of NASSCOM, Mr. Nigam is one of the key contributors to NASSCOM’s anti-piracy taskforce. He is also amongst the founder circle members of the Indian Software Product Story Roundtable (iSPIRT), an industry association that primarily thrives to provide a level playing field for Indian software companies in domestic government procurements.

The 4th edition of the award ceremony was held on July 18, 2014 at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund, New Delhi. The awards recognised and facilitated achievers, innovators and suppliers, who have contributed significantly towards the development of entrepreneurship in India. Leading Indian Ad Film director, Mr. Prahlad Kakkar was the chief guest at the gala award ceremony.