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HCL's Ajai Chowdhry is Dataquest 'Person of the Year 2007'

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Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman and CEO, HCL Infosystems was named the Dataquest 'IT

Person of the Year 2007.' Infosys' NR Narayana Murthy was felicitated with

'Lifetime Achievement Award,' and the Bhoomi project in Karnataka bagged the

Path-breaker Award.

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India's most respected achievement awards in the IT sector were given away,

along with a dozen prestigious awards for the top 10 manufacturers and IT

service providers. Nandan Nilekani, Co-Chairman, Infosys and the Dataquest 'IT

Person of the Year 2006, presented the 2007 award to Chowdhry.

Chowdhry was honored for passionately focusing on the Indian domestic market

and believing in the potential of computer hardware manufac­turing in India. He

had also pioneered in creating the home-user market for computers, and was also

the first to recognize the user-side of convergence.

Murthy was awarded for successfully building a company that changed the rules

of global IT services. Murthy had made Indians proud of their nationality and

India for being the epicenter of the software action.

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Ajai Chowdhry was honored

for passionately focusing on the Indian domestic market and believing in the

potential of local computer hardware manufacturing

Project Bhoomi — an initiative by the Government of Karnataka for digitizing

land records across the state started in 1999, and so far has touched the lives

of 6.7 million farmers and other landowners across the state.

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