Jaya He Safari at Mumbai International Airport bags Golden Peacock Award
The "Jaya He safari", launched in 2017, is a unique service offered free of cost, involving a brief 15-minute tour of various artefacts and installations across four levels at the airport museum.
The "Jaya He safari" at Mumbai International Airport Limited’s (MIAL) Terminal 2 has received this year's Golden Peacock innovative product/service award. The Jaya He safari is an integral part of India’s largest public art initiative - Jaya He Museum. The 'Golden Peacock Awards Presentation Ceremony' was held during the Institute of Directors (IOD), India's "29th World Congress on Leadership for BUSINESS EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION" in Dubai. The award is in recognition for its personalized, curated and guided airport museum art tour at Mumbai International Airport Limited’s (MIAL) Terminal 2, according to a MIAL statement.
The "Jaya He safari", launched in 2017, is a unique service offered free of cost, involving a brief 15-minute tour of various artefacts and installations across four levels at the airport museum. This initiative gives travellers a chance to get a glimpse of the country’s rich cultural heritage, by giving them an opportunity to view over thousands of artworks, created by over hundreds of artisans from across India.
Speaking about this achievement, MIAL spokesperson said, “The Jaya He safari was curated to commemorate the vast diversities of India’s cultural industries. We take pride in giving Indian artists and artisans a platform to exhibit their talents and take delight in being recognised for this unique initiative.”
The Jaya He Museum, which was conceptualized as an extension of exclusive Indian aesthetic of the Terminal 2, is an exceptional vista where past, present, and future come together to create one of the largest public art platforms, where modern technologies fuse effortlessly with traditional knowledge, the statement said.
The Award was declared by an eminent Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and was presented by His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Hon'ble Cabinet Member & Minister of Tolerance, Govt. of UAE.
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Notably, GVK Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd (MIAL) is a public-private partnership joint venture between a GVK-led consortium and the Airports Authority of India (AAI).