The award honours and encourages those who are working to uphold the values of truth and honesty in Indian corporate , government and public life. The award carries a citation and a cash prize of Rupees One Lakh.
The award was announced on November 19, 2006 on the first death anniversary of Manjunath Shanmugam, a young Indian Oil officer and Alumnus of IIM Lucknow, who was murdered in the line of duty while fighting corrupt practices.Nominations for the award were accepted until early February. The award decision was taken by a jury comprising Mr Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Indian Express group, Mr. S. Gopalakrishnan, President, COO and Joint M.D of Infosys, Ms.Rama Bijapurkar, a thought leader on market strategy and consumer issues.
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