Hyderabad, June 5, 2020: G V Prasad, Co-Chairman and Managing Director, Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. was the Guest of honor in conversation with Sriram Karri, acclaimed novelist, journalist, and orator on the topic – Redefining Sustainable leadership – The Covid-19 effect.
Speaking on the occasion G V Prasad, said “I made it my life’s mission to create an organization that is sustainable, which thrives through change. We provide affordable medicine to millions while ensuring a sustainable business. The ability to adapt holds the key.” GV Prasad’s emphasis on research, innovation, transparency, business ethics, and leaner corporate structures has helped shape Dr. Reddy’s into what it is today – an organization of global repute, recognized industry-wide for scientific innovation, progressive people practices and high standards of corporate governance. He is driving the necessary imperatives for Dr. Reddy’s to engage even more deeply with the human aspects of health. The conversation moderated expertly by Karri Sriram touched on vital topics such as leadership, business resilience, women entrepreneurship, and the evolution of DRL.
Said Usharani Manne, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Hyderabad chapter, and Founder-Director, Polmon Instruments Pvt. Ltd. said “It was very inspiring to hear G V Prasad and his contribution that created the route map for Dr.Reddy’s. It stands as a beacon light to many of us, entrepreneurs to learn how a leader manages to guide the organization on a path of success. His observations about women entrepreneurship, and about skill development are very pertinent. We are honored to have been able to host him.”
Speaking about the initiatives for this year, Usha said” Our vision for FICCI FLO Hyderabad chapter this year is Live Empowered. Engage. Enrich. Enable. FLO, is an organization where minds, hearts and hands come together voluntarily to learn from each other, support one another and lend a helping hand to those who are not as fortunate as we are. I am happy that we have not let go of that spirit. In fact I have seen a greater outpouring of it in recent times. Our Social Outreach team is swelling in numbers with so many hands going up to pitch in. we also have made good progress in the areas of incubation and learning. WE Hub has extended support to our members by facilitating collateral-free loans for small and MSME entrepreneurs. This is a collaborative offering from State Bank of India and Ministry of MSME.”