At a ceremony held on 18. 01. 2014. in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in
Belgrade, the winners of the seventh annual awards “Virtus” for actions and
programs that were implemented in 2013 were named.
The main award – “VIRTUS for the contribution on the national level” – won the
company NIS a.d. Novi Sad, which was nominated by Association for Local
Development Kamenica.
On this occasion, the Director General of NIS Kiril Kravchenko, was awarded
the award  by the Ambassador of the EU Delegation in Serbia – Michael
In the explanation of our nomination we said that:
“Oil Industry of Serbia NIS a.d. Novi Sad” with its program „Cooperation for
Development“ offers a multi-year strategic support to the initiatives in the area
of sport, culture, education, social inclusion and environmental protection.
Except for the large and visible support to the most importal cultural
manifestations and sport, NIS a.d. supports the seemingly limited and small
local initiatives, recognizing their importance to smaller cities like Srbobran,
Kanjiža, Žitište, Kikinda. A large number in the area of support, it’s size and
continuity lists NIS a.d. to the companies that “give the most in return to the
communities in which they work and becoming the growing support to the civil
Virtus award winners in the remaining 7 categories are: – “Eurobank” a.d.
Belgrade, “Slobodna zona Pirot”, “Telekom Srbija”, “Delta holding”, koncern
“Bambi”, “Banka Intesa” i “E kapija”.