The award was in recognition of Mukund’s contribution to the Indian dyestuff industry
Neelikon’s, Founder and MD, Mukund Turakhia, was presented the ‘UAA-ICT Distinguished Alumnus Award’ (Entrepreneur Category) for the year 2017-2018. The award was presented at the Foundation Day Celebrations of the UDCT Alumni Association (UAA), at the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in Mumbai.
The award was in recognition of Mukund‘s more than 50 years contribution to the Indian dyestuff industry and specifically to his pioneering role in developing food, drug and cosmetic dyes and fluorescent dyes manufacturing in India with indigenous technology.
Mukund is an alumni (1962-1966) of ICT which was founded in 1933 as a University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT) of the University of Mumbai.