CEAMA Honours Anil Khera with Man of Electronics Award


New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mr. Anil Khera, CEO, Videocon d2h was recognised as the “Man of Electronics” by CEAMA. This covered accolade is in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the growth of the consumer electronics and appliances industry in India and reaffirms the deep respect the industry has for his pioneering stewardship of the industry.

The award was conferred by honourable Shri P. P. Chaudhary, Hon’ble MoS for Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Government of India at the CEAMA’s 37th Annual function, held in New Delhi on 15th Dec 2016.
Mr. Anil Khera, a 35 year plus veteran of the electronics and appliances industry, has been at various leadership roles in his over 30 years association with the Videocon group. As the first MD of Sansui, Mr. Khera made it among the best selling TV brands. As MD of Kelvinator, he guided it to high growth in a fragmented, intensely competitive industry. In 2008, he joined Videocon d2h, the DTH service brand from the Videocon group. Mr. Khera has been instrumental in making Videocon d2h among the top brands in a 6 player industry and the fastest growing DTH service in India. Under his leadership, Videocon d2h became the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ. For the past 3 years, Mr. Khera has been the President of the DOAI, the apex industry body.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Anil Khera, CEO, Videocon d2h Ltd. said, “I am deeply honoured by the recognition CEAMA has bestowed on me. The last three and half decades has been truly exciting with the fast pace of change. I continue to remain excited about the possibilities and opportunities the future has in store with converging and emerging technologies in the consumer electronics industry.”

Mr. Manish Sharma, President CEAMA said, “This award is a reflection of Mr. Anil Khera’s dedication and passion towards the consumer electronics industry. He has been a great asset to the industry and his constant motivation and enthusiasm has contributed to the progression of consumer electronics industry overall in the country.”

Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA), is an all India body representing the INR 45,000 Crore Consumer Electronics and Durables Industry. With around 100 members & a strong foothold since the past 36 years, this non-profit organization constantly strives to look after the common interests of its members, for sustainable growth in the sector. CEAMA acts as a catalyst in the promotion of Industry, Trade, Technology and Entrepreneurship.

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About Videocon d2h

Videocon d2h is India’s fastest growing DTH service provider which offers over 570 channels and services. Videocon d2h is launching HD Smart Connect Set top Box (Connected Set top box) which converts your existing normal TV into a Smart TV. The Connected set top box allows one to browse content from Facebook, Twitter, Daily Motion, video on demand sites, news sites, weather sites, etc through applications residing on STB. Powered by the MPEG-4 and DVB-S2 technology, Videocon d2h transforms your TV into a hub of entertainment and knowledge. It offers a wide range of active services including Smart English, Smart Games. The other active services include d2h Hollywood HD, d2h music, d2h spice, d2h cinema in both Standard Definition and HD, etc. It launched India’s first 4K Ultra HD DTH channel service. Videocon d2h offers India’s first Radio Frequency Remote Control. Videocon d2h will be offering 60 “HD” channels and services very soon. Videocon d2h has a pan India sales & distribution channel, superior service orientation & a track record of introducing technologically innovative product and service offerings. Videocon d2h has over 300 own service centres spread across 7500 top towns in India to attend and resolve the service issues within 4-6 hrs.

SMART Services, a value-added bouquet of learning activities and games includes Smart Cooking, Smart English and Smart Games, all available on subscription basis. Smart services of Videocon d2h has something good to offer for every member of family right from an infant to a housewife.

Videocon d2h was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ, USA. Videocon d2h has been awarded as India’s Most Trusted Brand 2016, Pay TV Operator of the Year at MIPCOM Cannes 2015, Asia’s most promising DTH brand 2013 & 2014, India’s Best brand by Economic Times 2014, India’s Most Promising Brand by Economic Times 2015 & recognised as top 50 dream companies to work for by World HRD Congress.