Chocofun, Jagadamba Steels, Pashupati Paints, Tokla Tea and Wai-Wai noodles have been nominated in the best domestic brands and Coca-Cola, Fair & Lovely, Asian Paints, Ncell and Standard Chartered Bank are the nominees in the multinational company category for the Best Brand Award 2013, according to the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) that is going to present the awards on August 19.
The Best Brand Award 2013 – the first such award in the country – is a part of FNCCI’s National Excellence Award that has been established to honour business organisations with the National Excellence Award since 2001 to promote quality goods and services.
“Based on the criterion and performance indicators, the committee has shortlisted 10 nominees, five from each category – domestic and multinational – from among 30 companies, through multiple and scientific parameters,” according to the chairman of the FNCCI’s Productivity and Quality Committee Saurav Jyoti.
The award is expected to inspire brands and business houses to make their products more competitive and qualitative, he said, adding that the awards will also promote quality products and services.
“The award aims at encouraging business organisations to improve their quality of management and deliver customer service excellence,” added Jyoti, who is also the president of Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum under SAARC Chambers of Commerce and Industry, added.
The best brands award will be announced on the basis of SMS voting and through likes on Facebook page of FNCCI National Excellence Awards 2070.The voting for the event started from July 21 and ends on August 8.