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Urban Infra Business Awards

After successful conclusion of 1st and 2nd edition of Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards, Urban Infra Group is pleased to announce the date of third edition of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023. The 3rd Edition of Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023 will be held on 10th October 2023 at India International Centre, New Delhi, India.

The Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards is organised every year by Urban Infra Group (Urban Infra Communication, Urban Transport News and Metro Rail Today) in collaboration with leading industries, corporates and media houses to honour and recognize industry leaders (individuals as well as corporates) for their extraordinary contribution in developing major infrastructure projects in India through their innovative ideas, products, and services.

We know that industry leaders in the railways, transportation and urban infrastructure sectors need to establish and maintain close, effective relationships with stakeholders, policy makers and passengers that stand the test of time. This event will certainly help them to explore their visibility before the right audience.

Key Dates
  • Start date for submission of Nominations: 1st December 2022
  • End date for submission of Nominations: 31st July 2023
  • Announcement of Winners: 15th August 2023
  • Award Ceremony: 15th September 2023
  • Venue: New Delhi, India

Eligibility for Awards
  • Nominations are invited in two categories – Individual and Corporate
  • Nominations are open to all individuals/businesses (Govt./Non-Govt.) irrespective of their age, experience and the size of the business.
  • The individual nominee should be either working or retired from the capacity of Senior/Middle Management positions such as CMD, MD, CEO, Director, VP, Executive Director, HOD, General Managers. Exceptional persons like Engineers will special skills can also nominate themselves for the awards.
  • Blacklisted companies are not eligible for the Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards.
  • The corporate nominee must have at least one representative office in India and be engaged in development-oriented infrastructure projects.
  • The nomination form must be filled out either by the nominee or authorized representatives.
  • More than one nomination can be submitted from a company or firm or individual in deafferent categories of awards, if they qualify the eligibility criteria..
Industry Covered
  • Railways, Metro Railways, Railroad, Rail Wheel & Coach Factories and associated Industries
  • EPC, Construction, OEMs and Infrastructure Companies
  • Rail & Metro related projects executing Bodies, SPVs, PSUs, Operators etc.
  • Manufacturers, Suppliers, Fabricators and Dealers for the Railways, Construction and Infrastructure Industry
  • Electric Mobility, Urban Mobility, Micro-mobility, Logistics and Transportation Industry
  • Consultancy Firms, PMC, Innovators, Research & Development Organisations, Training, Patent Holders, Technocrats and Project Financing Bodies
Categories of Awards


I01) Most Exemplary Urban Infra Leader of the Year (for Life Time Achievements)
I02) Most Innovative Urban Infra Leader of the Year
I03) Most Innovative Urban Rail Business Leader of the Year
I04) Most Innovative Urban Infra Business Leader of the Year 
I05) Most Innovative Urban Mobility Business Leader of the Year
I06) Most Innovative Urban E-Mobility Business Leader of the Year
I07) Most Innovative Urban Rail Technology Leader of the Year
I08) Most Innovative Urban Infra Architect of the Year
I09) Most Innovative Urban Infra Planner of the Year
I10) Most Innovative Urban Infra Researcher of the Year
I11) Most Innovative Urban Infra Promoter of the Year
I12) Emerging Urban Infra Man of the Year
I13) Emerging Urban Infra Woman of the Year
I14) Modern Metro Man of the Year
I15) Modern Metro Woman of the Year

(Females can also apply for other category of awards)


Corporates can submit their nominations in the following seven categories/sub-categories:-

City Infrastructure

C16) Excellence in Urban Development
C17) Excellence in Eco-friendly City Development
C18) Excellence in Clean Mobility Development
C19) Excellence in NMT-friendly City Development   
C20) Excellence in Commuter Centric Urban Planning

EPC & Construction

C21) Excellence in Urban Infra Development
C22) Excellence in Rail Infra Development
C23) Excellence in Airports/Stations Development
C24) Excellence in Rail & Metro Construction
C25) Excellence in Engineering Design
C26) Excellence in Safety Audit & Quality Control
C27) Urban Infra EPC Startup of the Year


C28) Most preferred Electric Bus of the Year
C29) Most preferred Electric Car of the Year
C30) Most preferred Electric Two Wheeler of the Year
C31) Most preferred Electric Three Wheeler of the Year
C32) Urban Infra E-Mobility Startup of the Year

Rail & Metro

C33) Most Admired MRTS of the Year
C34) Most Innovative MRTS of the Year
C35) Commuter Centric MRTS of the Year
C36) Eco-friendly MRTS of the Year
C37) Green Mobility Project of the Year
C38) Emerging Metro Operator of the Year
C39) Fast MRTS Project of the Year
C40) Sustainable Mobility Promotor of the Year
C41) Excellence in Indigenous Development 
C42) Excellence in Railway Logistics Solutions
C43) Excellence in Rolling Stock Solutions
C44) Excellence in CBTC & Signaling Solutions
C45) Excellence in Track Solutions
C46) Excellence in AFC Solutions
C47) Excellence in Telecom Solutions
C48) Excellence in Train Radio Solutions
C49) Excellence in Traction & Power Supply Solutions
C50) Excellence in E&M Solutions
C51) Excellence in Passenger Safety Solutions
C52) Excellence in Railway Safety Solutions
C53) Excellence in Fire Safety Solutions
C54) Excellence in HVAC Solutions
C55) Excellence in Ticketing & Payment Solutions
C56) Excellence in IT & Allied Infra Solutions
C57) Excellence in IoT & AI-based Solutions
C58) Excellence in Cyber Security Solutions
C59) Excellence in Breaks & Connectors Solutions
C60) Excellence in Calibration & Measuring Equipment Solutions
C61) Excellence in Railway M&P Solutions
C62) Excellence in Automatic Doors Solutions
C63) Excellence in Steel Component Solutions
C64) Excellence in ACP & Façade Solutions
C65) Excellence in Track Fastener Solutions
C66) Excellence in PIDS/PAS Solutions

Transit & Mobility

C67) Most Innovative Micro Mobility Company of the Year
C68) Most Innovative Mobility App of the year
C69) Most Innovative Ropeway & Pods Company of the Year
C70) Most Preferred Bus Transit System of the Year
C71) Most Innovative Mobility Startup of the Year

PMC & Consultancy

C72) Most Preferred Consultancy for Urban Infra sectors
C73) Excellence in Project Management & Consultancy

Urban Logistics

C74) Most Preferred Urban Logistics Company of the Year
C75) Excellent in Urban Infra Logistics Solutions


The nominations for the 3rd edition of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023 can be completed in the following three steps:-
  • Step 1: Fill Nomination Form Online
  • Step 2: Receive Invoice for Payment towards Nominations Fee
  • Step 3: Pay Nomination Fee and Get Confirmation E-mail

Nomination Fee
  • INR 25,000 + GST 18%
  • USD 500 or EUR 450
  • No fee for retired Govt. Servants
  • In case of non-selection, a 100% nomination fee will be refunded to the nominee after deducting amount paid towards GST.

The last date for submitting nominations for the 3rd Edition of Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023 is 31st July 2023.

Selection Procedure

1. The winners will be selected by a team of industry experts and our editorial advisory board.
2. The evaluation of winners will be done based on their contribution and innovative achievements irrespective of the age of the person or business entity.
3. Criteria to be considered by the selection committee include excellence in the following areas:
  • Use of the latest innovation & technology
  • Result-oriented products & solutions
  • Strong and result-oriented leadership skills
  • Outstanding track record in the Industry

Announcement of Winners
  • The nominees and award winners will be notified of the decision via email by 20th August 2023.
  • The award recipient will be honored with an artistic trophy/certificate at the 3rd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023 to be held on 15th September 2023 in New Delhi, India.
  • The winners will be awarded an artistic trophy along with a 'Certificate of Appreciation' in presence of renowned industry leaders.
  • In case of any dispute in respect to the eligibility criteria or selection of finalists, the decision of the host will be final. However, in case of non-agreement with the decision of host, the party can approach any of the judicial courts situated in Delhi/New Delhi only.

Contact Persons

Mr. Vinod Shah
Programme Director
T: +91 9716454505

Ms. Himani Gupta
Vice President (Marketing)
T: +91 9319930508

Business Office

Urban Infra Communication Pvt. Ltd.
101, Khudi Ram Bose Marg, 
Mayur Vihar Phase 1, 
New Delhi - 110091, India

Tel: 011-42484505

Nominations for Urban Infra Business Leadership Awards 2023 Awards is OPEN now.