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Quote of the day 2 December 2017 by Chanda Kochhar

 Quote of the day

Quote of the day

Quote of the day 2 December 2017 by Chanda Kochhar

WHO IS CHANDA KOCHHAR:

Chanda Kochhar (born 17 November 1961) is the managing director and chief executive officer of ICICI Bank. She is widely recognised for her role in shaping retail banking in India.

EARLY LIFE:

Kochhar was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan and raised in Jaipur, Rajasthan. She was educated at St. Angela Sophia School, Jaipur. She then moved to Mumbai, where she joined Jai Hind College for B.Com degree of University of Mumbai. After graduating in 1982, she studied cost accountancy from Institute of Cost Accountants of India, and later acquired MMS degree of University of Mumbai from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. She received the Wockhardt Gold Medal for Excellence in Management Studies as well as the J. N. Bose Gold Medal in Cost Accountancy.

Quote of the day 2 December 2017 by Chanda Kochhar

RECOGNITION:Under Kochhar’s leadership, ICICI Bank won the “Best Retail Bank in India” award in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005 and “Excellence in Retail Banking Award” in 2002; both awards were given by The Asian Banker. Kochhar personally was awarded “Retail Banker of the Year 2004 (Asia-Pacific region)” by the Asian Banker, “Business Woman of the Year 2005” by The Economic Times and “Rising Star Award” for Global Awards 2006 by Retail Banker International. Kochhar has also consistently figured in Fortune’s list of “Most Powerful Women in Business” since 2005. She climbed up the list debuting with the 47th position in 2005, moving up 10 spots to 37 in 2006 and then to 33 in 2007. In the 2008 list, Kochhar features at the 25th spot. In 2009, she debuted at number 20 in the Forbes “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list”. She is the second Indian in the list behind the Indian National Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi at number 13. In 2010, she fell to number 92 in the Forbes list, but in 2011 bounced back to 43. As of 2014, she ranks at 43 and in 2015 she climbed up to 35 again.

Kochhar was ranked as the most powerful businesswoman in India in Forbes’ list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2013’. Kochhar was also featured in the Power List 2013 of 25 most powerful women in India by India Today, for the third year in a row.

Kochhar was selected in Time magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World 2015. In 2015, she was ranked first in the Fortune List of 100 Most Powerful Women in Asia Pacific.

Kochhar ranked 40th on India Today’s ‘High and Mighty Power List 2016’ in 2016. In the same year, she was 22nd in the Forbes Asia’s ‘50 Power Businesswomen List 2016’. She was also listed in Forbes list of ‘The World’s Most Powerful Women In Finance 2016’ at number 10.

In 2017, Kochhar was featured in Business World magazine’s ‘BW’s Most Influential Women’ list as an evergreen woman leader. In May of the same year, she received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship from the Woodrow Wilson Centre located in Washington, US. She is the first leader to receive an award in this category. In the same year, Kochhar was ranked 5th in Fortune’s list of ‘Most Powerful Women in business outside the U.S.’

 

IMPORTANCE OF INSPIRING QUOTE OF THE DAY IN DAILY LIFE

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of best sources is inspirational quotes. Quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious. Inspirational quotes are important because they activate an emotional pulse point in our hearts and minds when we are in a distressing situation. The right quote can help us to see light at the end of the tunnel, and give us that extra burst of hope and courage to persevere.

 

 

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