Mumbai, Jun 1 (PTI) Bhartiya Group’s Chairman and Founder Snehdeep Aggarwal has been awarded the Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy “for his contribution to the promotion of bilateral ties between Italy and India”.

“The company has been instrumental in the assimilation of Italy in the great Indian infrastructure and has contributed enormously to the spreading of Italian brands. The Star of Italy is awarded to those who, expatriates or foreigners, have especially contributed to the reconstruction of Italy,” Ambassador of Italy to India H. E Lorenzo Angelonia said in a statement issued here.

Bhartiya Group, which has a nearly two decades of connection with Italy, started with an office in Florence, which then moved to Milan with the setting up of the design studio. Italian companies are its supply chain partners for the development of an affordable luxury product in India, the release said.

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