Airlines and Air Transportation
GoAir is a low- cost Indian airline that is part of the Wadia Group. It came into action in November 2005. GoAir Flights are known for its efficiency and is the fifth largest airline in India. Go Air Flights operate from 23 cities with over 230 daily flights and approximately 1600 weekly flights across the nation. With both business-class and economy flights, GoAir has been able to compete with the best in the business and carve a niche for itself in the aviation sector.
With affordable fares and great services, GoAir has been able to compete with well-established airlines and make a name for itself in the aviation sector. GoAir is positioned as ‘the Smart People’s Airline’. Its captivating theme, ‘Fly Smart’ is aimed at offering passengers a consistent, quality-assured, and time-efficient service through ‘pocket-friendly’ fares. The airline uses a state-of-the-art Airbus A320 aircraft fleet.
IndiGo Airlines, well positioned low-cost private airline, modeled its business on providing highly efficient low-fare travel to the domestic passengers. The brainchild of Rakesh Gangwal and Rahul Bhatia, Since its inception in August 2006, IndiGo has grown from a carrier with one plane to a fleet of 155 aircraft today. A single aircraft type, high operational reliability and an award winning service make IndiGo one of the most reliable airlines in the world. IndiGo currently operates flights connecting to 49 destinations – 41 domestic and 8 international. The parent company of the IndiGo Airlines, InterGlobe Enterprises, has it’s headquarter in Gurgaon, Haryana with IGI airport in Delhi as its operational hub.
Unlike other airlines which operate a variety of different aircraft, IndiGo Flights makes use of only one Aircraft, the 180 seater A320-200, for its operations. This reduces its operational overheads and fits well into its strategy of providing low fare travel on domestic routes. IndiGo Airlines buys only new aircraft. Indigo was awarded the Skytrax World Airline Award for being the best low-cost airline of India and the Central Asia at the World Airline Awards, Farnborough, UK in July 2012. Ten years in a row, IndiGo continues to be amongst the best companies to work for in India and has been named Aon’s Best Employer, 2017.
Headquartered in Gurgaon with operational hubs at IGI Airport in New Delhi and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Hyderabad, SpiceJet Airlines began operations in May 2005 after the air-operating certificate (AOC) of the erstwhile Modiluft (later renamed as Royal Airlines) got new owners and SpiceJet booking facility was opened. SpiceJet India began operations as a low cost domestic carrier and its first flight was from Delhi to Mumbai via Ahmedabad. Building upon its promotional offer of abysmally low fares in the beginning,
Spice Jet Airways set out on the market capturing drive and by 2008; it emerged as the second largest low cost carrier in the country in terms of market share. In 2007, Skytrax rated it as the best low cost airline in South and Central Asia. Spice Jet Airlines is famed for its operational efficiencies and marketing acumen aimed at attracting and retaining budget travelers with its highly successful advertisement campaigns. Its logo “Flying for everyone” sums up its corporate philosophy.
Jet Airways, which commenced operations on May 5, 1993, is a full service airline with one of the youngest fleets in the world. It operates a network that includes flights to 76 destinations spanning the length and breadth of India, Europe, North America (USA & Canada), the Middle East and Asia. Jet Airways operates flights to 20 international destinations, offering a better choice in the skies. It has earned the distinction of receiving the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registration. The company has successfully completed the Operational Safety Audit and has entered into the IOSA Registry. In 2013 Jet Airways entered a Strategic Alliance with Etihad Airways, a transaction for the subscription of 24 per cent minority equity stake in Jet Airways. Jet Airways was founded in 1992 by Naresh Goyal, a dynamic leader who has over a quarter-century of experience in the civil aviation sector. It has won several awards like the Lonely Planet Magazine Travel Award and triple honors for the JetPrivilege program at the prestigious Freddie Awards, 2012.
PAWAN HANS LTD.
Pawan Hans Ltd, the national helicopter company of India was incorporated in 1985. Presently the shareholding of the Government of India is 51% and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is 49%. Pawan Hans was incorporated with the primary objective of providing helicopter support services to the oil sector for its off-shore exploration operations, services in remote and hilly areas and charter services for promotion of tourism.
The experience and expertise of Pawan Hans has been developing the company’s dedicationto excellence in serving the customers and at the same time, enabling Pawan Hans to maintain its position of the undisputed leader. Pawan Hans has grown into one of Asia’s largest helicopter company that maintains and operates by offering wide range of services to its clients through its fleet of more than 50 helicopters. Over a period, PHL has logged more than 1 Million Flying hours and Lakhs of Landings and also plans to become a 100 Helicopter company by 2027.
Vistara, owned by Tata Sons Limited, is a full-fledged airline based in India. It is the first carrier that introduced the concept of Premium Class in the country. The name Vistara comes from the Sanskrit word – Vistaar – meaning expansion, which fits well within the objective of the carrier. The carrier operates under the company formed as a result of the joint venture between Tata Sons Ltd. and Singapore Airlines (SIA). The former and the latter own 51 and 49 per cent shares in the company, respectively. This airline received the Air Operator Permit (AOP) on December 15, 2014 and started operations on January 9, 2015. Its first flight from Delhi to Mumbai was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Mahesh Sharma. The VIP guests and 160 passengers were carried in an Airbus A320 aircraft from Delhi to Mumbai. The airline shares codes with SilkAir and SIA.
Established in 1958, Hindustan Pencils Pvt. Ltd. are the largest pencil manufacturer in India. Besides being a household name in India, its brand Apsara is exported to over 50 countries. It is the largest pencil manufacturer in India, making pencils, erasers and writing implements under the brand Apsara. One enters the world of good handwriting with Apsara Pencils. Apsara Pencils are Extra Dark Platinum Pencils. Extra dark lead needs less pressure while writing. Writing stays dark longer, Super quality woods makes sharpening easy. Apsara meets international quality needs. The company aims to “spread the light of literacy” through quality stationery and art material at affordable prices.
Nataraj Pencil is the largest selling pencil brand in India produced by Hindustan Pencils Private Limited. Established in 1958, Hindustan Pencils Pvt. Ltd. is the largest pencil manufacturer in India. Besides being a household name in India, its brands Nataraj is exported to over 50 countries.
The state-of-the-art manufacturing units of Hindustan Pencils with latest machinery set up daily produce 8 million pencils, 1.5 million sharpeners, 2.5 million erasers, 0.2 million scales and 1 million pens. It is the largest pencil manufacturer in India, making pencils, erasers and writing implements. The Nataraj 621 HB wood-cased pencil with a distinct red-and-black stripe design is the most well-known product of Hindustan Pencils in India. Natraj 621 is a pack of 10, writing pencils. It lasts longer. It doesn’t break easily. Natraj has HB superior bonded lead.
Luxor Writing Instruments
Luxor is the brand leader in Indian Writing Instrument Industry. A pioneer in Writing Instruments manufacturing; the industry major has re-invented Brand Luxor and brought world-famous brands like Parker, Pilot, and Waterman under the Group’s umbrella to serve the Indian consumer market. Luxor pioneered the Writing Instruments industry in India 54 years ago and today it is India’s leading Premium fine Writing Brand, since its inception it has added many laurels to its credit, “Best Exporter Award” for twelve consecutive years, Selected Super brand India award, Parker trusted brand award are some of the awards bagged by Luxor. Today Luxor is one of the largest companies in South Asia in the category of writing instruments having a large share of the industry in India.
Luxor become a global brand in 1980 when it started it exports through its group company “Luxor International” which has a significant presence in the international market since last 20 years. Luxor International is exporting Luxor products to more than 85 countries across the globe including USA, Europe, Australia, Russia, UK, Europe, UAE and many others markets.
Maxima watch hit the Indian market in 1996 – time when people used to avoid drinking water with the hand around the wrist of which they tied watches; because they were so much watchful for fear that a droplet might wet their wrist watches. For the first time in India Maxima watches introduced with waterproof solution, and immediately the brand got huge attention from every nook and corner of India.
Another reason of the popularity of Maxima watches in India is its price. Maxima watch price is quite affordable to Indian customers. Moreover, design and features of Maxima watch struck the right chord with Indian youth, who love to flaunt their stylish persona.
Though Maxima watch has its corporate office in Himachal Pradesh, it is available everywhere in India through its extensive network of more than 80 distributors and 6000 retailers. Maxima watches have raised the bar in India on style & elegance.
TITAN INDUSTRIES LTD.
Titan Industries was established as a joint venture between the Tata Group & Tamil Nadu Industrial Corporation in 1984.
Titan Company is the organization that brought about a paradigm shift in the Indian watch market when it introduced its futuristic quartz technology, complemented by international styling. With India’s two most recognized and loved brands Titan and Tanishq to its credit, Titan Company is the fifth largest integrated own brand watch manufacturer in the world. After Sonata, a value brand of functionally styled watches at affordable prices, Titan Company reached out to the youth segment with Fastrack, its third brand, trendy and chic. With a license for premium fashion watches of global brands, Titan Company repeated its pioneering act and brought international brands into the Indian market. Tommy Hilfiger, FCUK, Timberland & Police as well as the Swiss made watch – Xylys owe their presence in the Indian market to Titan Company. Titan Company launched Tanishq, India’s most trusted and fastest growing jewellery brand in 1995. Gold Plus, the later addition, focuses on the preferences of semi–urban and rural India. Completing the jewellery portfolio is Zoya, the latest retail chain in the luxury segment. Titan Company has also made its foray into eyewear, offering a variety of differentiated products to the end consumer consisting of frames, lenses, contact lenses and accessories. Frames are available in both international brands (Levis, Esprit, Hugo Boss etc.) and in–house brands – Titan, Eye+ and Dash which is an offering for children. Titan Company is also the largest jewellery retailer in India with over 160 Tanishq boutiques and 2 Zoya stores, over 30 Gold Plus stores. It also sports over 270 Titan Eye+ stores. In addition the company retails personal accessories such as bags, belts, wallets and most recently perfumes under Skinn Brand.
Automobiles – Passenger Cars
Jaguar India offers a total of 5 car models. The list of Jaguar cars in the country comprises 3 sedan cars, 1 SUV car, 1 convertible car. The manufacturer offers 10 petrol variants, 10 diesel variants. Some of the popular Jaguar cars in India include Jaguar F-Pace, Jaguar XF, Jaguar XE, Jaguar F-Type, Jaguar XJ. As of August 2017, Jaguar has a total of 24 dealerships spread across 23 cities in India. A Part of Jaguar Land Rover Limited, the British origin multinational car manufacturer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors since 2008 and is headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom. Founded in 1922 as the Swallow Sidecar Company, Jaguar initially made motorcycle sidecars before manufacturing passenger car bodies. Formerly known as S.S. Cars, the company produced its first car in 1935 and changed its name to Jaguar in 1945. Tata Motors officially bought Jagaur Land Rover from Ford Motors in 2008. In India, the company has its assembly plant located in Pune, Maharashtra where some of the Jaguar cars are assembled. Jaguar India range includes premium saloons, coupes, convertibles and roadsters.
Land Rover India offers a total of 6 car models. These consist of 1 Land Rover upcoming car and 5 new Land Rover cars in India. The list of Land Rover cars in the country comprises 5 SUV cars. The manufacturer offers 18 petrol variants, 30 diesel variants. Some of the popular Land Rover cars in India include Land Rover Discovery, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover Range Rover Sport.
Land Rover is a subsidiary of British Car Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover owned by Indian automaker Tata Motors. Land Rover is known worldwide for manufacturing brilliant and capable off-roaders. In 2000, Rover Group was broken up by BMW and Land Rover was sold to Ford Motor Company. However, since 2008 the brand has been owned by India’s Tata Motors. The brand has global presence and is known for its focus on innovation, technology and quality. Land Rover has multiple production units across the globe; in India, it has a manufacturing facility in Pune, Maharashtra where some of Land Rover cars are assembled.
The Mahindra Bolero had replaced the yesteryear workhorses from the Mahindra stable like the Commander and the Marshall. While retaining the same old sturdy build and no fuss design the Bolero offered a modern touch to utility vehicles when it was first introduced almost a decade back. The Bolero has been a steady seller, garnering roughly 5,000 units every month. The last update in 2012 made the Bolero look a little bit sportier as compared to the squared looks it has before. In 2016, Mahindra has tweaked the old 2.5-litre mill and offers it on select variants called the Power Plus. Mahindra Bolero flaunts a new, sleek front grille and muscular bumper that accentuates the appearance of its fascia. The rear side appears more sophisticated, with curved clear lens taillights. Adding to the appeal of the exteriors is the well-contoured door handles. Mahindra Bolero also comes with clear lens headlamps and stand out wheels that adds to its style. The Bolero has 180mm ground clearance. The Bolero competes with the Tata Sumo Gold and the Force Trax/Cruiser in the barebones utility segment and has been the mainstay of the Mahindra SUV line-up since the year 2000.
Mahindra has been selling its Scorpio SUV in the Indian market for over 12 years now and it has been a constant money spinner for the Maharashtra-based automaker. The SUV has received multiple updates with the most significant one coming in 2006. An all-new version was launched in the second half of 2014 and it gets a whole host of cosmetic updates as well as mechanical changes pushing it up to be the next generation of Scorpio. it is being offered in five variants and two new colour options. The facelifted Scorpio gets a revised front and rear end but retains the same overall design. This is likely to be in a bid to remain faithful to existing customers and fans of the SUV. Inside, Mahindra has fitted the top-spec variant of the new Scorpio with climate control, parking sensors, TPMS and a 6-inch touch screen infotainment system. The new Mahindra Scorpio is offered with a single engine- the mHAWK 2.2-litre diesel engine that produces 120bhp and 280Nm of torque. The Mahindra Scorpio competes with the Renault Duster, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Terrano as well as certain C-segment sedans like the Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid, Honda City and the Nissan Sunny.
The Mahindra Xylo is a people mover from the Mahindra stable. Mahindra offers its true MUV in the form of the Xylo. Originally code-named the Ingenio, it has officially been named the ‘Xylo.’ The Xylo sports great build quality along with fit & finish. Its large proportions coupled with arguable styling didn’t deter it from becoming a runaway success in the market. Powered by a common rail diesel motor, the Xylo does lack in terms of refinement, but at the price that it is offered at makes it an incredible value-for-money proposition. Though the exterior design is nothing to write home about, the interiors are snazzy and the flexi-seats are a boon for travelers. It is economical, spacious and overall easy on the pocket and this has lead to its success. Mahindra & Mahindra’s diesel-driven Xylo is one of the finest vehicles for off-roads as well as to maneuver inside the city despite its size.
The Tata Indigo eCS laid the groundwork for the sub-four metre sedan segment in India. It was one of the first models in this segment, which is now populated by cars like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze and the Mahindra Verito.
Tata’s answer to the new entrants in the entry-level segment is the 2013 Indigo eCS with a few cosmetic and features upgrades to both the exteriors and interiors. This face lifted Indigo eCS is now available with three engine options across eight variants. A look at the present day Indigo eCS clearly reveals that very little has changed compared to the old Indigo CS. The Indian auto major is known for making fuel-efficient cars at low prices. When compared to other cars in its segment, the Indigo eCS is lot more affordable, has respectable fuel efficiency numbers and also gets loads of features. Tata continues to use the standard nomenclature – the petrol GLX is the base variant and the diesel VX is the top-end version.
Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL) is engaged in manufacturing of industrial and automotive batteries. It was founded in 1985. ARBL was first to introduce Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) batteries with three–year warranty in industrial and automotive applications. It was also first to introduce a 60–month warranty for automotive and two–wheeler batteries. The company has pan India presence with network spread across 18,000 retail outlets, 2,000 service hubs and 400+ PowerZone retail outlets. It manufactures and market automotive batteries under the name Amaron. Under Amaron it has introduced products like Pro, Flo, Go, Black, Fresh, Hi–way, Harvest, Sheild, and Optima caters to various automobile needs. The company has been supplier to big companies like Ashok Leyland, Fiat, General Motors, Hindustan Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti and Tata Motors, Daimler Chrysler and Ford. The company exports automotive batteries to countries namely Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Japan, Greece, Australia, Dubai, Omen, Bahrain, UAE, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and many more.
AMTEK AUTO LTD/AMTEK INDIA LTD
Amtek Group was established with the incorporation of the flagship company, Amtek Auto in 1985. Since then, it has grown rapidly and emerged as a frontrunner in the global automotive component industry with a worldwide presence across North America, Europe, and Asia. Amtek’s manufacturing capabilities include Iron and Aluminum Castings, Forgings, Complex Machining & Ring Gears Flywheel Assembly. The Company is a Tier–1 vendor and is a OEM supplier to Maruti Suzuki, John Deere, TVS Suzuki, JCB, JBML, Case New Holland, GE, Hero Honda, Hindustan Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Sanden Corp., LML Limited, Eicher Tractors, Honda Scooters, Yamaha motors and Bajaj Auto.
BHARAT FORGE LTD
Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), the Pune based Indian multinational is a technology–driven global leader in metal forming having trans–continental presence across a dozen manufacturing locations, serving several sectors including automobile, power, oil and gas, rail & marine, aerospace, construction & mining, etc. With manufacturing facilities spread across India, Europe, US & China, Bharat Forge manufactures a wide range of safety and critical components for the automotive & non–automotive sector. Part of Kalyani Group – a $ 2.5 billion conglomerate with 10,000 global work force; BFL today has the largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers complete service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation.
EVEREADY got its start in the early 1900’s when the American Eveready Company, developer of the flashlight, joined forces with the National Carbon Company, developer of the first D-sized dry cell battery. In 1907, Eveready announced a new battery – the AA size – and introduced several styles of compact vest lights that used this new battery. The innovation continued throughout the years with the development of the AAA battery in 1911, the first 9-volt battery in 1956 and the first alkaline battery in 1957. Since then, families have used EVEREADY batteries to power their toys, clocks and other everyday devices. The EVEREADY name continues to stand for trust and reliability.
EXIDE INDUSTRIES LTD
The company was incorporated in January 1947 as Associated Battery Makers to purchase all or any of the assets of the business of manufacturers, buyers and sellers of and dealers in and repairers of electrical and chemical appliances and goods carried on by the Chloride Electric Storage Company. The name of the company was changed to Chloride India in 1972 which later got changed to Chloride Industries in 1988. Finally in 1995 the name was changed to Exide Industries. For more than six decades, Exide has been one of India’s most reliable brands, enjoying unrivalled reputation and recall. Exide’s constant emphasis on innovation, extensive geographic footprint, and strong relationship with marquee clients and steady technology upgradation with global business partners has made Exide a distinct frontrunner in the lead-acid storage batteries space for both automotive and industrial applications.
JAY BHARAT MARUTI
Jay Bharat Maruti (JBML), a public limited company, was incorporated in 1987 as a joint venture with Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL). Keeping pace with the steep rise in demand and quality of passenger cars and the fierce competition from the entry of international auto majors in the country, JBM had to continually expand its manufacturing capacity and capability. The world–class manufacturing capabilities include imported and indigenous press lines, robotic welding lines as well as plating and painting facilities. JBML added capabilities to produce exhaust systems, axles and fuel neck fillers to the existing capabilities of sheet metal components and welded modules. With several awards to its credit and support of its partners the company stands posed atop a launch pad to the future fully geared to meet new challenges and is destined to touch new heights in excellence.
NIPPO BATTERIES LTD
Nippo Batteries Company Ltd. was set up in 1972 as joint collaboration with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd., based in Japan. Nippo Batteries Company Ltd. is involved in the production and selling of various kinds of batteries and torches and it is one of the topmost companies in the FMCG market of India. Nippo today is a household name in India. Nippo has been providing millions of its customers with a quality and performance that is second to none. Nippo also markets various range of LED torch lights to cater to customer requirements. Nippo recently launched LED Emergency Power Backup range products. It has got wide acceptance across the country for its unique products which help in solving the power needs. Nippo has 35 depots across India and has excellent distribution network with over 4000 stockiest pan India.
RICO AUTO INDUSTRIES LIMITED
Rico Auto Industries, incorporated in 1984–85, is a world–class engineering company supplying a wide range of high precision fully machined aluminum and ferrous components and assemblies to automotive OEMs across the globe. Its consolidated group total turnover is over $285 million. The company enjoys an excellent reputation for its customer focus, quality and cost–competitiveness. Its engineering excellence, advanced design and development capabilities, strong customer relationships and proven scalability, have helped it become a preferred supplier to OEMs across the globe.
Today it has earned a reputation of being a reliable high quality supplier capable of supplying global volumes and also of an integrated and innovative development partner capable of developing complex products. The long list of company’s clients include, Hero Honda, Honda, Suzuki, Bajaj, Volvo, Jaguar, Tata, Perkins, Honeywell etc.
SHRIRAM PISTONS AND RINGS LIMITED
Shriram Pistons & Rings Limited manufactures and sells automotive components in India and internationally. The company offers pistons, piston pins, piston rings, and engine valves. Its products are used by passenger vehicle, two/three wheeler, commercial vehicle, tractor, and industrial engine manufacturers. The company was incorporated in 1963 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India. Shriram Pistons & Rings Limited is a subsidiary of SPR International Auto Exports Ltd. SPR is the largest exporter of Pistons and Rings from India to discerning customers, including Ford, Honda, Kia, Renault, WABCO and has the ‘Trading House’ status from Government of India. SPR and USHA are also amongst the best recognized brand names in the aftermarket abroad.
SUNDRAM FASTENERS LIMITED
Sundram Fasteners (SFL) was incorporated in 1966. It is a part of the $5 billion TVS Group, headquartered in Chennai, India. The company has established a track record of leadership over 40 years. With a diversified product line, world–class facilities in four countries and a motivated team of talented people, Sundram Fasteners has become a supplier of choice to leading customers in the automotive and industrial segments worldwide.
The product range consists of high–tensile fasteners, powder metal components, cold extruded parts, hot forged components, radiator caps, automotive pumps, gear shifters, gears and couplings, hubs and shafts, tappets and iron powder. Over the years, SFL has acquired cutting–edge technological competencies in forging, metal forming, close–tolerance machining, heat treatment, surface finishing and assembly.
The origin of Ashok Leyland, a Hinduja group company can be traced to the urge for self–reliance, felt by independent India. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister persuaded Mr. Raghunandan Saran, an industrialist, to enter automotive manufacture. In 1948, Ashok Motors was set up. The Company’s destiny and name changed soon with equity participation by British Leyland and Ashok Leyland commenced manufacture of commercial vehicles in 1955. Since then Ashok Leyland has been a major presence in India’s commercial vehicle industry with a tradition of technological leadership, achieved through tie–ups with international technology leaders and through vigorous in–house R&D. Ashok Leyland is the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and the 16th largest manufacturer of trucks globally.
EICHER MOTOR LTD
Eicher Motors is engaged in manufacturing of commercial vehicles, motorcycles and engineering components. In 1986, the company introduced its first product ‘Canter’. It is one of the leading manufacturers of commercial vehicle. EML was a catalyst in the green revolution in India with the production of India’s first agricultural tractor in 1959. EML is now a leading player in the Indian automotive space. It has manufacturing facilities located in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, and Haryana. Eicher Motors Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, assembly, and sale of two-wheelers, and related parts and accessories primarily in India. The company offers Eicher trucks and buses, VE power trains, Eicher components, and Royal Enfield motorcycles, as well as engineering design services. It also sells and distributes Volvo trucks; and provides aftermarket support services to Volvo Buses. The company exports its Royal Enfield bikes approximately to 50 countries, including the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and European and Latin American countries, as well as the Middle East and South Asia. Eicher Motors Limited was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India.
Force Motors Ltd was incorporated in the year 1958 by signing a collaboration between Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werke. The company, formerly known as Bajaj Tempo Limited, is a Firodia Enterprise company established in 1958. The founder and the managing director for the company was N K Firodia. Four decades ago, Force Motors started production of the Hanseat three–wheelers in collaboration with Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werke, Germany, and went on to establish a strong presence in the light commercial vehicles (LCV) field with the Matador, the proverbial LCV in India. Force Motors is a fully vertically integrated automobile company, with expertise in design, development and manufacture of the full spectrum of automotive components, aggregates and vehicles.
Auto Sector – Tractors
Escorts was incorporated in the year 1944 as Escorts Agents. It has played a pivotal role in the agricultural growth of India for over five decades. One of the leading tractor manufacturers of the country, Escorts offers a comprehensive range of tractors, more than 45 variants starting from 25 to 80 HP. Escort, Farmtrac and Powertrac are the widely accepted and preferred brands of tractors from the house of Escorts. A leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturer, the company manufactures and markets a diverse range of equipment like cranes, loaders, vibratory rollers and forklifts. The company today is the world’s largest Pick ‘n’ Carry Hydraulic Mobile Crane manufacturer.
Sonalika International Tractors Ltd. is the country’s heavy duty tractor manufacturing company that produces bestselling tractors between 20 HP to 120 HP. Today, Sonalika ITL is the third largest player in the Country. Sonalika ITL is recognized in both domestic and international market as a formidable player. The company has earned the trust of over 7 lakhs patrons in more than 80 countries across the globe. It is today, the only Indian company present in 20 European countries and is most preferred tractor company internationally. Sonalika Group manufactures and sells tractors, multi-utility vehicles, engines, farm machinery attachments, diesel gensets/silent generators, auto components, and pick and carry cranes. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Delhi, India.
TAFE – TRACTORS & FARM EQUIPMENT
Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE), is an Indian tractor major incorporated in 1960 at Chennai, with an annual turnover of INR 93 billion. The third-largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India by volumes, TAFE wields about 25% market share of the Indian tractor industry with a sale of over 150,000 tractors (domestic and international) annually and presence in over 100 countries. TAFE is a part of The Amalgamations Group based at Chennai, one of India’s largest light engineering groups, comprising 41 companies, involved in the design, development and manufacture of diesel engines, automobile components, light engineering goods, plantations and services. TAFE exports tractors, both in partnership with AGCO and independently, powering farms in over 100 countries which include developed countries in Europe and the Americas.
Auto Sector – Scooters / Bikes
ATLAS CYCLES LTD.
The fruitful journey of Atlas Cycles commenced in 1951 and since then the company has set their foot in more than 50 countries across the world. Atlas Cycles has three facilities in Sahibabad, Sonepat and Gwalior with a daily average of producing 15,000 units from the first two manufacturing plants. Initially, Janki Das Kapur, who laid the foundation stone of Atlas cycles, used to import spare parts from international markets. Later, he promised himself to deliver quality bicycles to his countrymen at reasonable price and hence, started Atlas Cycles in Sonepat.
Atlas Cycles has been enjoying the honor of being the largest bicycle maker in the world. Atlas R&D centre focuses on manufacturing several models such as bicycles, city bikes, mountain bikes, kids bikes and sports bikes. In the first year of its operations, Atlas manufactured 12,000 cycles. To meet the high demand of steel tube, Atlas also set-up steel tube facility in Gurgaon.
Atlas has a state-of-art facility in Sahibabad and the company has been benefited with a number of awards such as EEPC Award, FICCI Award and Italy’s Gold Mercury International Award. Atlas has a vast dealership network in the country.
AVENGER BIKE RANGE
A bike that looks like cruiser and is also practical for daily commute is what perfectly defines Bajaj Avenger. Borrowed design from Kawasaki Eliminator and powered by pulsar engine, Avenger had many changes over the years except styling add-ons like windscreen. Avenger is an alternative to Royal Enfield for a price as well as weight. Avenger manages to bring out 45-50 km/liter in real world conditions, no matter what the company claims under test conditions. The latest version of Bajaj Avenger is powered by Pulsar’s 220 cc DTS-i engine that produces 19 bhp at 8400 rpm and 17.5 Nm of torque. A nimble performer in drivability, the bike gets telescopic suspensions at front and gas charged hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. Unlike other cruisers meant only for riders, Avenger is built for pillions too. Shocks from the bumps are directly slotted into rider and pillion back due to too much comfortable riding position.
BSA is one of the best bicycle brands in India. Established in 1949 by the Murugappa Group in collaboration with Tube Investments (UK). TI Cycles has transitioned from just dealing with bicycle manufacture and design to becoming an expert in mobility and well-being solutions.
Known best for its flagship bicycle brands – BSA, Hercules and Montra, TI Cycles has practically created and perfected every new cycle category in the country – the first MTB, the first geared bike, the first Shox model, the first girls’ bike, the first kids’ bike, the first light roadster, the first carbon frame bike and India’ first cycling café. The first Hercules bicycle rolled out in 1951 – the firsts of many. Three more brands were added to the portfolio – Phillips in 1959, BSA in 1964 and Montra in 2011. Offering consumers an extensive range of bicycles and mobility products, BSA has something for everyone – kids, teens and adults like BSA Kids, BSA Ladybird, BSA Roadster and BSA Jr. Roadster.
Hercules represents the ambition that fuels its rider’s dreams. So whether it may be adventure, style or fitness, the brand represents qualities like durability and robustness. Innovation in the form of products, coupled with reliability and style, has made Hercules one of the nation’s leading brands. Today, Hercules offers consumers a range of products, from standard to mountain terrain bikes. The names of the variants are Hercules Roadeo, Hercules MTB, Hercules Roadsters and Hercules Jr. Roadsters. When it comes to trust and performance, nothing can beat these tough bicycles. Hercules MTB is designed for kids who are adventurous and like to explore their neighborhood. Be it for long commutes or looking better than the rest, Hercules bicycles never let the teenager down.
HERO CYCLES LTD
Hero originally set up their base in Amritsar in 1944 where they started a business of bicycle spare parts. However, after the partition of India and Pakistan, the company got shifted to Ludhiana. Since then, Hero has established a strong foothold in Ludhiana and from there they started venturing into the other businesses like exports and auto components. By 1970’s, Hero Cycles became one of the world’s largest bicycle manufacturers.
Following the path of serving the best quality products, Hero collaborated with Japan based Honda to manufacture motorcycles and hence, became Hero Honda Motorcycles Limited. Soon, the company turned into a world leader in motorcycle sales. In 1986, Hero marked another benchmark as they entered the “Guinness Books of World Records” for being the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world. In the year 2014, Hero introduced MTB Himalayas, the most gruesome event where they called all the adventure lovers and bicycle aficionados to pedal through some of the breathtaking vistas into the hills.
DISCOVER BIKE RANGE
In fact, the Indian automobile market is overwhelmed with commuter bikes. The brands like Hero, Honda and Bajaj are major players in the commuter segment. The home grown bike manufacturer, Bajaj has filled the gap which Pulsar left with the launch of Discover series of bike. The Discover series has acquired lot of attention in the commuter segment with its fuel efficiency and high performance for affordable prices. When it comes to mileage, Bajaj Discover models have proved to be very efficient. The mileages that these models offer have helped them become preferred models for the target group. The company has equipped with best bike engine technologies to Discover series of bikes, which mainly aims at the mileage and performance. With its easy and comfortable handling and mind blowing performance, all the models from the Bajaj Discover series have become immensely popular in the Indian bike market.
Hero MotoCorp has given a treat to the country with one of the first semi-faired bike. The Karizma is popular since its initial launch in 2003. The latest version launched in 2014 has lot of cosmetic updates and additional features. This bike continues to be powered by the same tried and tested four stroke SOHC 223cc engine giving an awesome performance and mileage. The EBR tweaking the power plant has made this bike more powerful. Overall this bike is a combination of quite a few motorcycles. There are features that have been incorporated inspired by other brands such as Apache, Hyosung GT250R, Pulsar 220 and EBR 1190R. With a top speed of 125 kmph, this bike gives an excellent ride especially on less traffic roads or highways. This bike is no less that any imported bikes in terms of style and performance. This bike comes in five color schemes Spotlight White, Sport Red, Daring Yellow, Power Black and Ebony Green.
Sometime ago, Mahindra two-wheeler entered in the 125cc scooter segment without having touched the 110cc market, which is considered a huge crumb of scooter sales in India. Now, they have realized the missing plug and rolled up their sleeves to get into the 110cc segment as well. To fulfil the purpose, Mahindra entered with its first home-grown 110cc scooter, Gusto. Mahindra Gusto is the first attempt by the its maker in the 110cc segment and they have proved it justified by having equipped their new scooter with efficient technically sound features so that it can deliver decent power as well as healthy mileage. A remarkable fuel-efficiency of 63kmpl is claimed by Mahindra for the Gusto. The engine used in this scooter is a 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled with a displacement of 109.6cc. Being a new engine, it actually works very well with the Gusto. Acceleration is smooth and despite the rubber-band effect of the CVT, it feels nippy and responsive. Handling too is decent enough for having an enthusiastic ride, or just potter around the city at an easy pace.
PULSAR BIKE RANGE
Bajaj Auto, the India’s second largest motorcycle company has recorded successful sales record with its Pulsar series. The motorcycles have been manufactured by the product engineering division of Bajaj Auto in association with Tokyo R&D and motorcycle designer Glynn Kerr. The successive motorcycles in this Bajaj Pulsar series includes with engine capacities of 135 cc, 150 cc, 180 cc, 200 cc, and 220 cc. In recent times, the Pulsar series has received non-stop upgrades, which definitely grab the attention of million bikers in the country. These Pulsar series is the most successful of all series of bikes and the best performers in India. The Pulsar brand has achieved many awards until now. The Bajaj Pulsar series of motorcycles are the most successful series in the market. It is the best performing bike series in India which ensure total customer satisfaction with its premium technologies. All bikes in this series ensure stunning looks and performance for pretty much affordable prices..
TVS Apache is a flagship bike from the well known bike manufacturer, TVS. This stunner has been bestowed with sporty looks and offers a commendable on-road performance. Shortly after it was launched, TVS Apache proved to be game changer for TVS in the Indian motorcycle industry. It is the first motorcycle in the Indian market to be equipped with ABS. Other interesting features of this bike include, LED DRLs, Semi-digital instrument cluster, powerful engine etc. It is designed with a racing approach with features like the lap timer and the provision for the last three 0-60kmph timings. The bike won the ‘Performance Bike of the year’ award by Business Standard Motoring Awards. TVS Apache manages to beat the completion with its stylized and highly appealing looks. The bike is hugely popular and unmatchable in its segment with reference to its style, performance and handling.
Since 1949, Royal Enfield motorcycles are being sold in India. Initially, bikes made in England were sold in India but in 1955, the Government of India looked for a suitable and sturdy motorcycle that could be used by the country’s security forces and hence, the Royal Enfield was chosen. By 1962, all components were being made in India. In 1994, the Eicher Group of India took over the Royal Enfield brand. Presently, Royal Enfield, India exports the motorcycles to over twenty countries. Considering the power that the Royal Enfield Bullet models render, their fuel efficiency scores have always been pretty impressive. The newest bike to be launched by Royal Enfield is the Continental GT. Priced at close to 2 lakhs, the GT’s engine is air cooled. The company hopes to increase its production target to 2.8 lakh units, which was previously 2.5 lakhs units, because of the surge in demand.
Hero Splendor is a 100 cc bike and has been the company’s top-selling bike for almost a couple of decades. Soon after the split of Hero Motor Corp from the Honda, the company
launched its Splendor Pro, which is said to be the ever changing commuter bike in the market. Later the bike has added with many changes and made it longer and wider than its processor. Furthermore, the Splendor series of bike has added with alloy wheels and trendy body graphics as well. It has undergone some cosmetic changes to the panels and mudguard. The company has done few paint treatments to the mirrors and tail grab. Hero Splendor bikes have been popular not merely for the engines they come with or for the performance they are characterized by, but also for the impressive mileages they offer. The Splendor NXG was first launched in the year 2007 by Hero Honda. Till date, the motorcycle has undergone more than a couple of upgrades in order to make it as a stylish bike in the segment.
TVS SCOOTY SERIES
TVS Motor Company is one of the leading two wheeler manufacturers in India and expert in making of scooters and Scooty for both sexes. Over the last decade TVS has launched several models of scooty for ladies that cater to different segments of the market and the strategy was to target the segment for women riders. These include the TVS Scooty ES, scooty pep old model, Scooty teenz electric, Scooty Streak, Scooty Zest, Rockz and the best TVS scooters known as Jupiter and Wego and the Graphite concept scooter.
Auto Sector – Tyres
Apollo Tyres Limited manufactures and sells automotive tires, tubes, and flaps in India and internationally. Its product portfolio includes passenger car, sports utility vehicle, multi utility vehicle, light truck, truck bus, agriculture, industrial, two wheeler, specialty, bicycle, and off highway tires; retreading materials and tires; and alloy wheels. The company offers its products under the Apollo, Kaizen, Regal, and Vredestein brands. These products are available in countries across the globe through a vast network of branded, exclusive and multi-product outlets. Apollo Tyres has multiple manufacturing units in India, the Netherlands and Hungary. Apollo Tyres Ltd caters to over a 100 countries across the globe. Apollo Tyres Limited was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India.
CEAT, incorporated in 1958, is among the best tyre manufacturers in India. Besides tyres, the company also manufacture and markets tubes and flaps. The company manufactures a wide range of tyres for two–wheelers, three–wheelers, four–wheelers, tractors, tippers and trucks. CEAT accelerates movement with the finest tyres known for their tough, smooth and secure grip on roads. It manufactures high-performance world-class radials for a wide variety of vehicles. CEAT is built on a corporate ethos of reliability, dynamism and toughness. CEAT exports tyres to countries namely USA, Africa, America, Australia and other parts of Asia. The company has pan–India network of 36 regional offices, over 3,500 dealers and more than 100 C&F agents. It also provides after–sales services through its all four divisional offices, assisted by 50 service engineers. Since 1984, the company conducts an R&D activity that focuses on providing customer a high–end product.
JK TYRES AND INDUSTRIES
JK Tyre & Industries Limited manufactures and sells tyres, tubes, and flaps in India, Mexico, and internationally. The company offers truck/ bus bias and radial, passenger car, SUV, light commercial vehicle, small commercial vehicle, farm vehicle, industrial and specialty vehicle, and off-the-road tires for earthmoving and construction equipment, racing cars, and military and defence vehicles. It also operates tire care centers that are involved in the repair, inflation pressure check, rotation, and servicing of tires. The company markets and sells its products and services under the JK Tyre, Vikrant, and Tornel brand names through a network of dealers; approximately 150 JK Tyre Steel Wheel retail outlets; 23 JK Tyre Truck Wheels retail outlets; and 17 JK Tyre care centers. It also exports its products. JK Tyre & Industries Limited was incorporated in 1951 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.
MRF (Madras Rubber Factory) is India’s No.1 tyre manufacturing company. It was started in the year 1946 by K M Mammen Mappillai as a small toy balloon unit. Much later in November 1960 it ventured into manufacturing of tyres. The company entered into a technical collaboration with Tire & Rubber Company, USA.
In 1964 MRF established an overseas office at Beirut, Lebanon to tap the export market. This was amongst India’s very first efforts on tyre exports. In 1989 the company collaborated with US–based Hasbro International, the world’s largest toy maker and launched Funskool India. In the same year it entered into a pact with Vapocure of Australia to manufacture polyurethane paint formulations and with Pirelli for Muscleflex conveyor and elevator belting. Currently MRF exports tyres to over 65 countries including America, Europe, Middle East, Japan, and the Pacific region. It presently has overseas offices in Dubai, Vietnam and Australia. MRF was honoured with CAPEXIL award as acknowledgement for its export performance.
TVS Srichakra is engaged in the business of tyre manufacturing. Incorporated in 1982 as Srichakra Tyres, today it is one of the leading two– and three–wheeler tyre manufacturer in India. TVS Srichakra was founded by Sri T V Sundaram Iyengar. TVS Srichakra is part of $2.2 billion largest auto ancillary TVS Group.
The company provides a complete range of two– and three–wheeler tyres and tubes cateringto the domestic market and industrial pneumatic tyres, farm and implements tyres, skid steer tyres, multipurpose tyres, floatation tyres, etc. TVS Srichakra supplies tyres to majors companies namely TVS Motors, Hero Honda, Bajaj Auto and Yamaha Motors. The company has a network of over 2050 dealers and 23 depots spread across in India.
Globally, it exports to USA, Europe, Africa, South America and South East Asia. The companyis also honored with TPM Excellence Award in 2003 and TPM Consistency Award in 2005. The Company won for third successive year the Energy Conservation Award from the Government of India, which is a unique and singular achievement in optimum utilization
Banking, Finance, Mutual Funds, Insurance and other Financial Services
Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. The Bank offers the entire spectrum of financial services to customer segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, MSME, Agriculture and Retail Businesses. The overseas operations of the Bank are spread over nine international offices with branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (at the DIFC), Colombo and Shanghai; representative offices at Dhaka, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and an overseas subsidiary at London, UK. The international offices focus on corporate lending, trade finance, syndication, investment banking and liability businesses. Axis Bank is one of the first new generation private sector banks to have begun operations in 1994.
BAJAJ FINANCE LTD.
Bajaj Auto Finance (BAFL), incorporated in 1987, is engaged in business of retail financing. Earlier BAFL was promoted by Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Auto Holdings. Bajaj Auto is the second largest manufacturer of two– and three–wheelers in the India. Bajaj Auto Holdings is an investment company.In 2010 Bajaj Auto Finance changed its name from Bajaj Auto Finance Ltd to BAJAJ FINANCE LTD. Bajaj Finance has modern infrastructure facilities with state–of–art technology which includes automated cheque handling facilities, and computerized loan accounting with on–line customer data to handle customer transactions and requests efficiently. Bajaj Finance went public in the year 1994 and is listed on Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India.
BANK OF BARODA
The Bank of Baroda was established in the year 1908 in Baroda. Ever since its inception, the bank has been growing and expanding its branches successfully. At the turn of a century, the bank has its presence in 25 countries across the world. Bank of Baroda has progressively taken a step towards commitment and values by providing uncompromising standards of service to its customers, stakeholders, employees and the like. The initial capital invested was Rs.10 Lakhs. The Maharaja was none other than Sayajirao Gaekwad who, with his visionary insight, planned the beginning of a reputed journey which over the years, came to be known as the Bank of Baroda.
BANK OF MAHARASHTRA
Bank of Maharashtra, one of the leading banks in India, has its headquarter located in Pune. Registered on September 16, 1935 by Prof. V. G. Kale and late Mr. D. K. Sathe, Bank of Maharashtra started its operation on February 8, 1936 with a mere authorized capital of ` 10 lakhs and issued capital of ` 5 lakhs. The bank was established with a goal to meet the banking needs of the common people. Bank of Maharashtra did reasonably well in quick period of time. The deposits crossed ` 1-crore mark within the year 1945. The bank also got listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange in 1958. Currently, Bank of Maharashtra has got an extensive network of 1890 branches with 1827 ATMs, and 902 CBS branches.
BIRLA SUN LIFE INSURANCE
Birla Sun Life Insurance Company (BSLI) is a joint venture between the Aditya Birla Group and Sun Life Financial Inc of Canada and was established in India in the year 2000. Aditya Birla Group has established a strong financial presence in India through Aditya Birla Financial Services Group with expertise in a wide array of products which include wealth management, consumer finance, broking, lending and private equity. Sun Life Financial is a Canadian based financial services conglomerate with a major chunk of its business in the insurance domain with a history of over 140 years and hence provides the much needed expertise to this joint venture in India. Birla Sun Life Insurance Company has a vast distribution network of almost 600 branches across India reaching out to more than 1500 towns.
Canara Bank was established in 1906 by Shri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai at Mangalore in India. The founder of the bank Shri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai was a great visionary who sensed the need of a bank in Mangalore which in those days was a small port in Karnataka. Having successfully developed over the years as a major financial conglomerate of the country Canara Bank today holds an unmatched reputation especiallyin South India. Known for its diverse product portfolio and excellent services and facilities Canara Bank has achieved several milestones in the financial sector in India. Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, NRI Banking and Priority & SME Credit are some of the important functions provided by the bank.
CANFIN HOMES LTD.
Can Fin Homes (CFHL), established in 1987, is promoted by Canara Bank in association with reputed financial institutions including HDFC and UTI. The vision of Canara Bank on the relevance of having an exclusive outfit for providing housing finance at a time when institutional finance was not flowing to the housing sector to the required extent and banks had constraints in locking up funds in long term housing finance saw the birth of CFHL. It is the first bank and the biggest bank sponsored housing finance company (HFC) in the country and one among the top players in the country’s housing finance sector. Now the National Housing Bank (NHB) is also an important equity holder in CFHL. CFHL was set up with the mission of promoting home ownership and increasing housing stock all over the country.
CARE Ratings commenced operations in April 1993 and over nearly two decades; it has established itself as the second-largest credit rating agency in India. With the rating volume of debt of around Rs. 92 lakh crores (as on March 31, 2017), CARE Ratings is proud of its rightful place in the Indian capital market built around investor confidence. CARE Ratings has also emerged as the leading agency for covering many rating segments like that for banks, sub-sovereigns and IPO grading. CARE Ratings provides the entire spectrum of credit rating that helps the corporates to raise capital for their various requirements and assists the investors to form an informed investment decision based on the credit risk and their own risk-return expectations. Its rating and grading service offerings leverage its domain and analytical expertise backed by the methodologies congruent with the international best practices.
CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA
Central Bank of India is one of the largest commercial banks in India, founded in December 21, 1911 by Sorabji Pochkhanawala. Central Bank of India is believed to be the first commercial bank in India, owned and managed fully by the Indians. In 1923, It acquired Tata Industrial Bank. It has made its position in the Indian banking industry through a range of innovative and unique banking activities, which continued even after the nationalization of banks in India in 1969. It is one of the oldest commercial banks of India, and reportedly is the first truly Indian bank which was totally owned and established by Indian without any foreign help. It claims to be the first bank to be conferred with the National Award for Excellence in Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) Lending for the year 2007-08.
CHOLAMANDALAM INVESTMENT AND FINANCE LIMITED
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited, incorporated in 1978 as the financial services arm of the Murugappa Group. Chola commenced business as an equipment financing company and has today emerged as a comprehensive financial services provider, offering vehicle finance, home loans, home equity loans, SME loans, investment advisory services, stock broking and a variety of other financial services to customers. Chola operates from over 700 branches across India with assets under management above INR 30,000 Crores. The subsidiaries of Chola are Cholamandalam Securities Limited (CSEC), Cholamandalam Distribution Services Limited (CDSL) and White Data Systems India Private Limited (WDSI). The company offers a complete range of financial services. It is one of India’s largest domestically owned NBFCs.
The Corporation Bank in India started its journey in the name of the Canara Banking Corporation (Udupi) Ltd in 1906 with a sum of Rs 5000 only in a small town of Udupi near the city of Mangalore in Karnataka. Corp Bank received RBI license in 1952 and saw a merger with the Bank of Citizens in 1961. In the month of April 1980, it was given a status of nationalized bank. From the time of its establishment till today, the bank has never looked back. Currently it is one of the well recognized Public Sector Banks in India.
The bank has introduced an effective range of products and services to meet the needs of the customers who run Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE), Forex, Cash Management, Project Finance, Corp Vyapar, Corp Rental and Working Capital are just to name a few of them.
Credit Rating Information Services of India popularly known as CRISIL was incorporated in 1987. It operates as ratings, research, risk and policy advisory company. CRISIL is an agile and innovative, global analytics company driven by its mission of making markets function better. CRISIL is India’s foremost provider of ratings, data, research, analytics and solutions. A strong track record of growth, culture of innovation and global footprint sets CRISIL apart. The company has delivered independent opinions, actionable insights, and efficient solutions to over 100,000 customers. CRISIL’s businesses operate from India, the US, the UK, Argentina, Poland, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. CRISIL is majority owned by S&P Global Inc., a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. CRISIL’s clients range from micro, small and medium companies to large corporates, investors, to top global financial institutions.
DHFL (or Dewan Housing Finance Limited) since its inception has been working with a focus to be able to provide Indians with the funds to purchase their dream home. The Company endeavours to provide housing loans to the middle and lower income class section of society, both in the semi-urban and rural parts of India, to enable their dreams. Since Company inception in 1984, DHFL now occupies the position of being one of the largest housing finance companies (HFCs) in the country, and has the distinction of being the second largest in the private sector. DHFL offers home loans to borrowers through its extensive branch network, which includes products targeted at resident Indians as well as non-resident Indians (or NRIs).
The Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, popularly called HDFC Bank, was set up in India in the month of August in the year 1994 with the name “HDFC Bank Limited”. This was the 1st organization to be approved by R. B. I. (Reserve Bank of India) to establish a private sector bank. However, this scheduled business bank started its operations mainly from January, 1995. Headquartered in the city of Mumbai, this is one of the main companies involved in housing finance. With an aim to be a world class bank, this bank in India holds a good track record of performance in both national as well as global markets. As of September 30, 2017, the Bank had a nationwide distribution network of 4,729 branches and 12,259 ATMs in 2,669 cities/towns.
Federal Bank is a private sector bank in India. The head office of this prestigious bank is located at Aluva, Kerala. Previously known as Travancore Federal Bank Limited, the Federal Bank Limited in its entire span of customer services has seen both ups and downs. The bank started with an auction-chitty business along with other banking transactions related to agriculture and industry. In the year 1945, the paid-up capital of the bank touched Rs.71000 and a new Board of Directors was constituted. During this period, the bank also incorporated new Articles of Association. The same year its branch was opened at Aluva. Subsequently, Federal Bank came with its branches in Angamally (1946) and Perumbavoor (1947). However, it came with a massive expansion plan in the years 1975 and 1976 by opening 53 and 42 branches respectively. From that time onwards till today, the bank has continued to incorporate the effective changes to ensure smooth banking experience for its customers.
ICICI Bank was originally promoted in 1994 by ICICI Limited, an Indian financial institution, and was its wholly-owned subsidiary. The Bank is engaged in providing a range of banking and financial services, including commercial banking, retail banking, project and corporate finance, working capital finance, insurance, venture capital and private equity, investment banking, broking and treasury products and services. Its international banking is focused on providing solutions for the international banking requirements of its Indian corporate clients and leveraging economic corridors between India and the rest of the world. The Bank caters to the financial needs of women entrepreneurs through its Self-Help Group (SHG) program as a part of its microfinance initiatives.
ICICI PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company is a joint venture between ICICI Bank and Prudential Plc. of the United Kingdom. The company began its life insurance operations in December 2000.ICICI Bank is one of India’s leading banks and among the largest private sector banks to operate in the country. ICICI Bank is currently present in 19 countries, including India. Prudential Plc, a leading internal retail financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK, has been writing protection and savings insurance for over 160 years. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company has setup a large distribution network of almost 1900 branches with an army of 2,10,000 advisors selling their life insurance policies. It is also among the earliest private life insurance companies to start operations in India. Currently it is among the largest life insurance players in the country and among the few private life insurance companies which are profitable.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC Ltd.) was established in 1977 with the primary objective of meeting a social need of encouraging home ownership by providing long–term finance to households. Over the last three decades, HDFC has turned the concept of housing finance for the growing middle class in India into a world–class enterprise with excellent reputation for professionalism, integrity and impeccable service. HDFC’s unrelenting focus on Corporate Governance, high standards of ethics and clarity of vision, percolate through the organization. Trust, Integrity, Transparency and Professional Service are the important pillars of the brand HDFC and most importantly, people – both employees and customers – are its brand ambassadors. Over the years, HDFC has emerged as a financial conglomerate with its presence in the entire gamut of financial services including banking, insurance (life and non–life), asset management, real estate venture capital and more recently education loans. Today, HDFC is recognized as one of the Best Managed Companies in India and is a model housing finance company for developing countries with nascent housing finance markets.
IDFC BANK LIMITED
IDFC Bank Limited is a banking company. The Bank’s segments include treasury, corporate/wholesale banking, retail banking and unallocated. The Treasury segment consists of its investment portfolio, and money market borrowing and lending, among others. The Corporate/Wholesale Banking segment provides loans, non-fund facilities and transaction services to corporate relationship not included under retail banking, corporate advisory, project appraisal placement and syndication. The Retail Banking segment constitutes lending to individuals/business banking customers through the branch network and other delivery channels subject to the orientation, nature of product, granularity of the exposure and the quantum thereof. It operates approximately 65 branches, over 10 ATMs and approximately 15 offices, which are spread throughout India. IDFC Bank’s network of microATMs are spread across 16 states in the country. It offers savings account, fixed deposit, recurring deposit, debit card, home loans, payments and online services, among others.
IDBI BANK LTD.
IDBI Bank is one of the leading commercial banks of India. It has been in existence for more than 40 years. It was incorporated on 1st July 1964 as the Development Financial Institution (DFI) and continued its operations under this name till 30th September 2004. From 1st October 2004, it became a complete commercial bank. A major point in its history came when IDBI Bank merged with IDBI Ltd., which also happens to be its parent company, on 2nd April 2005. After its latest merger with the United Western Bank on 3rd October 2006, IDBI is now regarded as a top notch name among the new generation banks of India. Most of its shares are held by the Indian Government and it caters to millions of consumers with a wide range of services in both corporate and retail segment.
INDUSIND BANK LTD.
IndusInd Bank Ltd is the new generation Indian bank based at Mumbai – the financial capital of the nation. Founded in 1994, IndusInd Bank Ltd provides a range of products and services to its customers, which include transactional, commercial and electronic banking products and services. It is also one of the foremost new generation private banks in India. Since its incorporation, IndusInd Bank Ltd went through a good climbing phase to reach at its current status within a very short period of time. The bank also achieved ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System certification for its ‘Entire Network of Branches’. It’s the first Indian Commercial Bank to achieve the distinction.
INDIABULLS HOUSING FINANCE LTD.
Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. (IBHFL) is the 2nd largest private housing finance company in India, regulated by the National Housing Bank (NHB). The ‘AAA’ rated company is a part of one of India’s leading business conglomerates – ‘The Indiabulls Group’, which was established in 1999 with business’ spread across housing finance, real estate and wealth management. It is one of the top companies which provide financial assistance relating to housing matters. Its headquarters is located in Gurgaon and corporate office in Mumbai. IBHFL is listed in the Luxembourg stock exchange. IBHFL have serviced more than 9.20 lakh customers and have cumulatively disbursed home loans of over Rs. 1.67 lakh crore as of the last financial year. They have a workforce of over 6400 dedicated employees.
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Kotak Mahindra is one of India’s leading banking and financial services groups, offering a wide range of financial services that encompass every sphere of life. From launching Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. in 1985 by Uday Kotak to becoming one of the country’s most trusted financial institutions today, it’s been quite an exciting journey. Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) is among the leading financial organisations of India, with a range of financial services that cater to the day-to-day requirements of the customers and the Group has gained recognition at leading domestic and international platforms. Kotak Mahindra Bank’s products span across various verticals such as commercial banking, stock broking, mutual funds, life insurance and investment banking, so that diverse needs of individuals and corporate sector are comfortably taken care of. A stake in the Kotak Mahindra Group was taken in by industrialists Harish Mahindra and Anand Mahindra and this was the time when the company changed its name to Kotak Mahindra Finance Limited.
LIC HOUSING FINANCE LTD.
Incorporated in 1989, LIC Housing Finance Ltd (LICHFL) is one of the largest Housing Finance Companies in India with a key objective of providing long term finance to individuals for the purchase or construction of house/flat for residential purposes in India. LICHFL also provides finance on existing property for business/ personal needs and also gives loans to professionals for purchase/construction of Clinics/ Nursing Homes/ Diagnostic Centers/ Office Space and also for purchase of equipment. The Company also provides finance to builders and developers engaged in the business of construction of houses or flats for residential purpose and to be sold by them. The Company possesses one of the industry’s most extensive marketing networks in India with 7 Regional Offices, 21 Back Offices and 240 marketing units across India. LIC HFL is amongst the pioneers in India ensuring access to housing finance for home ownership. With a strong business foundation, an extensive distribution network and proven industry expertise, LIC HFL is a respected and trusted financial services company and served over 21 lakhs home owners.
LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA
Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India is the only public sector Life Insurance Company in India. LIC was formed in 1956 with the merger of more than 200 insurance companies and provident societies. Since then they have been among the most trusted brands in India providing insurance solutions to even the remotest corners of India through their huge network of agents and distributors. LIC is the largest life insurance company in India with a huge presence in both urban and rural markets. LIC has an insurance product for almost any need – from protection, savings and investments, micro-insurance plans to special plans for women and even for handicapped individuals. The insurance agents of LIC have been the backbone of the company for long and their agent network keeps getting bigger by the day.
MANAPPURAM FINANCE LIMITED
Manappuram Finance Limited, has in recent years, emerged as a leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India. It is one of India’s leading gold loan NBFCs, Promoted by Shri. V.P. Nandakumar, current MD & CEO. Its origins go back to 1949 when it was founded in the coastal village of Valapad (Thrissur District) by his late father Mr. V.C. Padmanabhan. Shri Nandakumar took over the reins in 1986. Since then, it has been a story of unparalleled growth with many milestones crossed. Today, it has 4148 branches across 27 states/UTs with assets under management (AUM) of Rs. 13,723 crore and a workforce of 22,112. NBFC is the first non banking financial company (NBFC) in Kerala to receive a Certificate of Registration issued by the RBI, it was also among the earliest to go for an IPO in 1995. In 2007, it became the first Kerala based NBFC to receive investment from foreign institutional investors (FIIs) when the celebrated PE fund, Sequoia Capital, invested Rs.700 million along with Hudson Equity Holdings. Sizable foreign investment was received during two QIPS in 2010 when a total of Rs.12,450 million was raised. Manappuram Finance Ltd. was the first NBFC in Kerala to obtain the highest short term credit rating of A1+ from ICRA. In 2010, it became the first Kerala-based NBFC to offer ESOPs (Employee Stock Option Plan) to its middle and senior management functionaries.
The company is the largest gold financing company in India in terms of loan portfolio. It provides personal and business loans secured by gold jewellery, or Gold Loans, primarily to individuals who possess gold jewellery but could not access formal credit within a reasonable time, or to whom credit may not be available at all, to meet unanticipated or other short–term liquidity requirements. The company’s customers are typically small businessmen, vendors, traders, farmers and salaried individuals, who for reasons of convenience, accessibility or necessity, avail of its credit facilities by pledging their gold jewellery with it rather than by taking loans from banks and other financial institutions. It provides retail loan products, primarily comprising Gold Loans. The company also disburses other loans, including those secured by Muthoot Gold Bonds.
ORIENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd was incorporated in Bombay on 12th September 1947. The Company was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oriental Government Security Life Assurance Company Ltd and was formed to carry out General Insurance business. The Company is a pioneer in laying down systems for smooth and orderly conduct of the business. The strength of the company lies in its highly trained and motivated work force that covers various disciplines and have vast expertise. Oriental specializes in devising special covers for large projects like power plants, petrochemical, steel and chemical plants. The company has developed various types of insurance covers to cater to the needs of both the urban and rural population of India. The Company has a technically qualified and competent team of professionals to render the best customer service. ORIENTAL with its head Office at New Delhi has 31 Regional Offices and nearly 1800+ operating Offices in various cities of the country. The Company has overseas operations in Nepal, Kuwait and Dubai.
NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
National Insurance Company Ltd. (NIC) is India’s oldest general insurance Company. It was incorporated in Kolkata on 5th December, 1906 to fulfill the nationalist aspiration for Swaraj. 66 years later, after nationalisation it was merged along with 21 foreign and 11 Indian companies to form National Insurance Company Ltd, one of the 4 subsidiaries of the Govt. owned General Insurance Corporation of India. NIC was the first to introduce Product customisation both Corporate and rural, it was also the first Indian insurance Company to enter into Strategic Alliances with the country’s largest Automobile manufacturer M/s Maruti and Two Wheeler major M/s. Hero Moto Corp and many others. These Tie ups ushered in a paradigm shift in Service Delivery method for Motor insurance. NIC also pioneered Bancassurance in India, by forging tie-ups with the country’s largest Banks. With a work force of 14902 skilled personnel and 1998 offices all over India including operations in Nepal, National Insurance stands tall today as India’s 2nd largest non life insureras companies.
POWER FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
Incorporated on July 16th, 1986, Power Finance Corporation Ltd. is a Schedule-A Navratna CPSE, and is a leading Non-Banking Financial Corporation in the Country. PFC’s registered office is located at New Delhi and regional offices are located at Mumbai and Chennai. PFC is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power. It was conferred the title of a ‘Navratna CPSE’ in June,2007, and was classified as an Infrastructure Finance Company by the RBI on 28th July, 2010.PFC plays a crucial role to make India Energy efficient and in the rise of India as a global player. Power Finance Corporation is the financial backbone of power sector. It provides financial aid to the different ongoing power projects of the company. Projects related to power transmission, Power generation and distribution are offered financial support by this company. Despite the hardships played by the power and financial sectors, PFC continues to maintain a healthy loan book, as well as low levels of NPAs. This is thanks to PFC’s robust evaluation and appraisal processes.
PUNJAB & SIND BANK
It was in the year 1908 that the idea of elevating the poorest of the poor was initiated by the inception of the Punjab & Sind Bank. Brainchild of Bhai Vir Singh, Sir Sunder Singh Majitha and Sardar Tarlochan Singh – the bank has covered miles. Among the people of Punjab, they have attained the highest level of respect. With the aim to help the weaker section of the society, for uplifting their standard of living, social commitment was the main agenda. With more than decades of experience in the banking sector, the bank is still striving strong.
PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
Punjab National Bank, popularly called P. N. B., initially started its business on 12th April of the year 1895. With their mission to provide banking services to the un-banked, they aim to be the leading player in global banking. Over the time, they have become a known name, especially in the Indo-Gangetic plains. The huge network of this bank includes over 5,100 offices, which include 5 overseas branches and more than 60 million customers. This bank has continued to maintain their leadership position for its strong fundamentals, superior brand image as well as huge franchise value.
RELIANCE CAPITAL LTD
Reliance Capital is among top 3 private financial services and banking companies in terms of net worth. Reliance Capital comes under the Anil Ambani Group. Established in the year 1986 by Dhirubhai Ambani, Reliance is one of the top companies that provide financial services in the country. It is under the management of the Anil Ambani Group. The major services provided are Asset Management, Commercial Finance, Broking and Distribution and Insurance are some of the domains in which the company operates. It operates in Mutual Fund, Life Insurance, Mortgage, Business Loan and Asset Construction as well. It has over 11,000 employees across all major Indian cities. The headquarters is located in Mumbai. The total asset of the company is about 1.1 billion dollars.
RELIANCE NIPPON LIFE INSURANCE
Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company is amongst the leading private sector life insurance companies in India in terms of individual WRP (weighted received premium) and new business WRP. The company is one of the largest non-bank supported private life insurers with over 10 million policyholders, a strong distribution network of over 700 branches and over 75,000 advisors as on March 31, 2017. The company holds one of the top Claim Settlement Ratios in the industry which stands at 95.21% as of March 31, 2017. Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company is a part of Reliance Capital, one of India’s leading private sector financial services companies, which ranks among the top private sector financial services and non-banking companies, in terms of net worth. In FY’16, post the enabling regulations, Nippon Life increased its stake in Reliance Life from 26% to 49%, subsequent to the receipt of all regulatory approval. Nippon Life Insurance, also called Nissay, with 20.5% market share is Japan’s largest private life insurer with revenues of Rs. 4,12,809 crore (US$ 65 Billion) and profits of over Rs. 29,849 crores (US$ 4.7 billion) as of Mar 31, 2017.
Religare Enterprises Limited (REL) is the holding company for one of India’s leading diversified financial services groups. REL offers an integrated suite of financial services through its underlying subsidiaries and operating entities, including loans to SMEs, Affordable Housing Finance, Health Insurance and Capital Markets. REL is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India. As a group, Religare caters to almost every segment of the market from mass retail to affluent, HNIs, mid-size corporates, SMEs to large corporates and institutions. With over 7000 employees, the group has a presence across more than 1450 locations pan India.
RURAL ELECTRIFICATION CORPORATION LTD
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a NAVRATNA Central Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Power, was incorporated on July 25, 1969 under the Companies Act 1956. REC is a listed Public Sector Enterprise. Its main objective is to finance and promote rural electrification projects all over the country. It provides financial assistance to State Electricity Boards, State Government Departments and Rural Electric Cooperatives for rural electrification projects as are sponsored by them. REC provides loan assistance to SEBs/State Power Utilities for investments in rural electrification schemes through its Corporate Office located at New Delhi and 20 field units, which are located in most of the States.
STATE BANK OF INDIA
State Bank of India is the largest commercial bank in India by assets, deposits and customers and one of the top 20 banks in Asia. With over 16,500 branches, it has the largest branch network in India. It also has over 190 offices in 36 other countries, including multiple locations in the US, Canada, UK and Nigeria. The Bank is actively involved since 1973 in non-profit activity called Community Services Banking. All its branches and administrative offices throughout the country sponsor and participate in large number of welfare activities and social causes. State Bank of India ranked 155 in Forbes list of Global 2000 firms in 2014.
SUNDRAM FINANCE LIMITED
Founded in 1954 by Shri. T. V. Sundram Iyengar, Sundaram Finance is one of the branches of the TVS group of companies. It offers financial aid for the purchase of commercial vehicles and passenger cars. It also caters to other needs like investments, business finance and retail business Sundaram Finance has a nationwide network supported by a dedicated team of service oriented personnel, who ensure personalized customer service. Sundaram Finance remains true to its core values of prudence, fairness, transparency and service excellence which have enabled it to emerge as a leader in its chosen field. The company has been rated MAAA by ICRA signifying highest safety.
UNION BANK OF INDIA
In the year 1919, the Union Bank of India underwent a registration process as a limited company in Mumbai. Father of the nation ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ had done the inauguration of this bank. Union Bank of India had started with a vision to turn into “the bank of first choice in the chosen area by building beneficial and lasting relationship with customers through a process of continuous improvement”. It is also included on the Forbes 2000 list. In the year 2007, Union Bank of India made its presence felt in the international arena by opening representative offices in the destinations of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Shanghai and Peoples Republic of China. Besides, it chose Hong Kong as the destination to open its very first branch outside India.
Vijaya Bank is one of the medium sized banks in India with substantial presence in most parts of the country. It’s Mr. A. B. Shetty along with few other enterprising farmers from Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, who established Vijaya Bank on October 23, 1931. The goal was to promote the habit of banking, savings and entrepreneurship among the farmers in Dakshina Kannada district of the state. It became a scheduled bank of India in 1958. Vijaya Bank is also one of the very few banks in India that has principal VISA International and MasterCard International membership. On April 1980, Vijaya Bank became nationalized. Currently, this Indian bank has an extensive network of 2030 branches, 43 Extension Counters and more than 1865 ATMs across the nation. It also has a dedicated workforce of 15000 employees.
YES Bank India is a new age private sector bank in India. Founded by Rana Kapoor with a goal to set up a high quality, customer centric, service driven private sector Indian bank that would cater to the “Future Industries of India”. The bank was awarded Greenfield license by the Reserve Bank of India. The bank offers a range of financial products and services to its clients, which include Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Banking, Business and Transaction Banking, Financial Markets, Corporate Finance, Retail and Wealth Management etc.
ACC is India’s foremost manufacturer of cement and concrete and was established on August 1, 1936. ACC’s operations are spread throughout the country with 14 modern cement factories, more than 30 ready mix concrete plants, 20 sales offices, and several zonal offices. It has a workforce of about 10,000 persons and a countrywide distribution network of over 9,000 dealers. ACC’s research and development facility has a unique track record of innovative research, product development and specialized consultancy services. Since its inception, the company has been a trendsetter and important benchmark for the cement industry in respect of its production, marketing and personnel management processes. Its commitment to environment–friendliness, its high ethical standards in business dealings and its on–going efforts in community welfare programmes have won it acclaim as a responsible corporate citizen. ACC has made significant contributions to the nation building process by way of quality products, services and sharing its expertise.
Binani Cement Limited manufactures and sells cement and clinker for engineers, builders, and contractors. The company offers ordinary Portland and Pozzolana Portland cement. It sells its products primarily in India, Dubai, and China. Today, Binani Cement has established itself as one of the top companies in the industry in terms of efficiency and performance. What truly sets Binani Cement apart is its clear focus on the core attributes of quality, strength and reliability of the end product. These have paid rich dividends and seen brand ‘Binani’ growing in prominence and stature, poised to capture increasing market share globally. BCL has made film actor Amitabh Bachchan a brand ambassador of its product. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India. Binani Cement Limited is a subsidiary of Binani Industries Limited.
INDIA CEMENTS LIMITED
The India Cements Limited produces and sells cement in India and internationally. The company offers blended and ordinary Portland cement under the Sankar Super Power, Coromandel King, and Raasi Gold brands, as well as the Shankar Shakti and Coromandel Super Power brands. It also provides ready mix concrete for use in large construction projects, such as dams, bridges, industrial structures, and small and medium projects. In addition, the company engages in the execution of projects primarily in the water and waste water, as well as industrial and residential building sectors, including a gated community residential project comprising of 36 villaments and 64 apartments. Further, it operates coal mines; and two vessels for coastal trade and tramping, as well as sells electric power. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Chennai, India.
JK CEMENT LIMITED
J.K. Cement Limited manufactures and sells cement and cement products in India. The company offers grey cement, including ordinary Portland cement, Portland slag cement, and Portland pozzolana cement under the J.K. Cement and J.K. Super brand names; and a floor and wall tile adhesive under the J.K. Super Grip brand name. It also provides white cement for floors, walls, and decorative and architectural applications under the J.K. White Cement and JK Primaxx brand names; white cement based wall putty for interior/exterior finish applications under the J.K. Wall Putty brand names; and water repellant powder, which provides water proofing protection to concrete against rain, moisture, dampness, humidity, etc. under the J.K. Waterproof brand name. In addition, the company exports its cement products. J.K. Cement Limited was founded in 1975 and is based in Kanpur, India.
ULTRATECH CEMENT LTD
Ultratech Cement was incorporated in 2000 as Larsen & Toubro. Later it was demerged and acquired by Grasim and was renamed as Ultra Tech Cement in 2004. Today Ultatech cement a part of Aditya Birla group, is the country’s largest exporter of cement clinker. UltraTech Cement Limited has an annual capacity of 52 million tonnes. It manufactures and markets Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement and Portland Pozzalana Cement. It also manufactures ready mix concrete (RMC). All the plants have received ISO 9001 certification. The company has 11 integrated plants, one white cement plant, one clinkerisation plant in UAE, 15 grinding units 11 in India, 2 in UAE, one in Bahrain and Bangladesh each and five terminals, four in India and one in Sri Lanka. The export markets span countries around the Indian Ocean, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
KAJARIA CERAMICS LTD.
Kajaria Ceramics Limited manufactures and sells ceramic and vitrified tiles in India. Its products include ceramic wall and floor tiles, polished vitrified tiles, glazed vitrified tiles, sanitary ware and faucets, adhesives for ceramic and vitrified tiles, and unsanded grout. These tiles come in a wide range of colours and textures to complement bathrooms, living rooms, corridors, study rooms & kitchen, born out of an inspired creativity of those who feel that rooms should be an extension of the beauty reflected.
The company markets its products through a network of dealers, as well as Kajaria Prima and Prima Plus showrooms. It also exports its products to approximately 30 countries. Kajaria Ceramics Limited was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in New Delhi. Kajaria’s manufacturing units are equipped with cutting edge modern technology. Intense automation, robotic car application and a zero chance for human error are few reasons for Kajaria to be the number 1 in the industry.
SOMANY CREAMICS LIMITED
Somany Ceramics Limited manufactures and sells ceramic tiles and allied products under the SOMANY brand in India. The company offers floor tiles; wall tiles and claddings; tile laying solutions; and sanitary ware products, such as toilets, basins, urinals, sinks, cabinet basins, cisterns, and seat covers. It also provides CP fittings, such as faucets, showers, accessories, and allied products. Somany Ceramics Limited sells its products through a network of dealers, showrooms, and display centers. The company also exports its products to approximately 60 countries. It operates approximately 181 showrooms/display centers. Somany Ceramics Limited was founded in 1968 and is based in Noida, India.
Chemical (Industrial & Home) & Fertilizers
Dr. Fixit has been pioneering the construction chemical industry and the retail segment over a decade with its range of quality products and services. It is a leading brand with solutions catering to distinct surface areas, making the home completely waterproofed with a host of applications and expert solutions. It has ensured customer satisfaction and loyalty by giving solutions with latest construction technology.
Today, it is one of the most trusted and leading waterproofing brands in India. Dr. Fixit is transforming the construction chemical industry and the retail segment with its vision of ‘leak free’ & ‘damp free’ India. Today, Dr. Fixit is exported in 20 countries, like Thailand, UAE, Singapore etc. through Pidilite’s subsidiaries and is continually working towards improving and expanding its presence, product range & services globally.
Pidilite’s biggest bond is through the Fevicol family of products. Fevicol has become a household name that is today synonymous with adhesives. The brand has introduced many innovative products which have transformed the way carpentry trade operates in India. In 1963, the first manufacturing plant in Kondivita was set up with a simple offering called “Fevicol”. It became a generic name in white glue category. In 1970, collapsible tube was lunched. This was introduced as a consumer pack and was a smart strategy to establish. Fevicol is a consumer brand and embarked on a bold marketing plan with its signature white and blue packing. Fevicol approached the carpenters directly instead of selling through stores.
Some things in life are irreplaceable. And this is why Fevikwik is formulated to bring them back to life in just 5 seconds! Fevikwik is manufactured by Pidilite, one of the leading construction chemical and adhesive manufacturers in India. This adhesive glue works within seconds to repair broken items, regardless of what material it is, metal, wood, plastic or paper. Fevikwik is also a perfect partner for all home DIY and arts and crafts projects. The best part is, this instant bonding adhesive even works wonders on expensive items like jewellery, antiques and electronics. Little wonder that Fevikwik is the country’s largest selling instant adhesive. Fevikwik is available in a variety of packs and sizes. It is available in hardware stores, kiranas, medical shops, stationery outlets, and other outlets.
GUJARAT ALKALIES CHEMICAL LIMITED
Gujarat Alkalies & Chemical (GACL), incorporated in 1973, is engaged in business of manufacturing basic chemicals such as sodium cyanide, sodium ferrocyanide, chloromethanes, hydrochloric acid, caustic potash, potassium carbonate, phosphoric acid (85%) and hydrogen peroxide. The company started manufacturing custic soda with initial capacity of 37,425 TPA. Today, Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals is the single largest producer of caustic soda in India that has a production capacity of 3,58,760 TPA. The company owns two manufacturing units located at Vadodara and Dahej in Gujarat.
GACL exports its products to countries including USA, Europe, Australia, Africa, Far & Middle East countries, China & South Asian markets. Understanding the future hurdles, GACL has started to diversify and expand its existing infrastructure to consolidate its supremacy in Chlor-Alkali and other integrated downstream products.
M-seal is a multi-purpose sealant with 4 main applications – sealing, joining, fixing and building. Its versatility and ease of application makes it commonly used across multiple industry segments, as well as households (DIY) who can use it to mend broken articles, fill gaps, cracks and plug leaks in pipes and joints.
M-Seal is a great asset to the plumbing industry and is used by plumbers, plumbing contractors, auto mechanics and households for repair and new construction segments. M-seal easy mix is used for sealing, joining, repairing and insulating ferrous and non ferrous metals, glass, asbestos, concrete, ceramics, etc. Used for sealing leakage in overhead/ flush tanks, pipes and for filling small holes and to secure wall plugs.
RASHTRIYA CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS LTD.
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF) is one of the most revered public sector undertakings in India. A Mini Ratna company,it has two manufacturing units, one at Trombay, in Mumbai– which has completed 50 excellent years in the fertilizers and chemicals domain – and the other at Thal in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. RCF’s Trombay unit has witnessed the complete transformation of the Indian Fertilizer industry right from the nascent stage into the covetous position of being the third largest producer of fertilizers in the world. The company’s Super Fertilizer Unit at Thal comprises of two gas-based Ammonia plants and three Urea plants, each of 1,500 metric tonnes per day capacity. The Urea plants went into commercial production in 1985. Utility plants at Thal include ‘captive power generation’ and steam generation boilers. It has based its growth and success on the philosophy – ‘Let us grow together’.
TATA CHEMICAL LIMITED
Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL), established in 1939, is the second largest producer of soda ash in the world with manufacturing facilities spread across four continents. Tata Chemicals is the world’s second largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. The company’s industry essentials product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents and other industrial products. TCL is market leader in iodised salt segment and leading manufacturer of urea and phosphatic fertilizers. Its urea plant in Babrala in Uttar Pradesh is most energy efficient fertilizer plant in country. TCL won 11 awards at the 48th Association of Business Communication of India (ABCI) annual awards. Its fertilizer business unit won Golden Peacock environment management award from World Environment Foundation.
UNITED PHOSPHOROUS LIMITED
United Phosphorous Limited(UPL) is a producer of crop protection products, intermediates, specialty chemicals and other industrial chemicals was incorporated in the year 1969. UPL is largest producer of agrochemicals in India. It is amongst the top five post–patent agrochemical manufacturers in the world. It offers wide range of products and has developed more than 100 insecticides, fumigants, rodenticides, fungicides PGR and herbicides. UPL, a global player of crop protection products has customer base in 123 countries. UPL won the first position in the Agrochemical Sector awarded by Dun & Bradstreet India’s Top 500 Companies in 2016.
Cigarettes, Liquor, Alcohol, Spirits, Tobacco And Other Non-Advertisable Products
When the clock strikes 8PM, India’s “Thaath” reaches a crescendo. No wonder, 8PM is the first brand in the liquor industry to make it the LIMCA book of records for selling one million cases in the first year of its launch. Launched as a flagship brand of Radico, 8PM exhibits an unparalleled brand experience for its loyal customers, giving them a taste of real “Thaath”. Made with the finest quality grain, new 8PM is an epitome of lavishness and quality drinking. Locally it is available in three size variants 750 ml, 375 ml, 180 ml and 750 ml, 375 ml, 180 ml, 90ml internationally.
AMRUT SINGLE MALT
According to Indian Mythology, when Gods and Rakshasas – the demons – churned the oceans using the mountain Meru as churner, a golden pot sprang out containing the Elixir of Life. That was called the “Amrut” The great founders of the distillery aptly named it Amrut Distilleries. AMRUT Single Malt Whisky is a product of many years research to produce whiskies matching world standards. This whisky is made from selected Indian barley grown at the feet of the Himalayas, nurtured by the waters flowing there and cultivated by old and traditional agricultural practices. It is carefully mashed and distilled in small batches to preserve the natural aroma and matured in oak barrels in a unique tropical condition, at an altitude of 3,000 feet above sea level at Bangalore, the garden city of India. To retain the natural characteristics of this oak aged Indian Malt Whisky, it is not chill filtered, some haze may therefore be noticed in the product. Amrut presents this product as a humble tribute to the Indian farmer, who has grown this barley with care and affection with which he has tilled the soil.
Gold Flake is an Indian cigarette brand, which was initially labeled as khandani and is the largest sold brand in India with variants for the customers of various levels of economy. The brand is under ITC Ltd, the market leader in cigarettes in India. Gold flake name comes from the Golden tobacco. Some other golden flakes are Bacons’ Gold Flake, Hignett’s Golden Flaked Honey Dew. Smoothness is the key term of the brand and it is displayed in the form of silk scarves, feathers, paintbrush etc. Gold flakes king sells around 17.9% of the total sold cigarettes in India.
What better way to zing up life than Magic Moments. India’s largest selling vodka across all price points was launched with an international packaging, enabling the premium vodka to become a rage overnight. Produced from the finest grains, its triple distilled process is a mark of absolute purity. Adding on to the razzmatazz is an exciting array of flavours that make it smooth as silk. The spirit of Magic Moments is all about believing in creativity, excellence and working with the leaders of contemporary culture. No wonder, this amazing brand of vodka is a millionaire brand of Radico Khaitan and has won many coveted laurels for the organization.
MOHAN MEAKIN LIMITED
Mohan Meakin Limited manufactures and sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic products in India. The company’s alcoholic products include whiskies, beers, brandies, gins, rums, and vodka. Its non-alcoholic products comprise apple juices, brewed and non-fruit vinegars, and mineral water; and breakfast foods, such as corn flakes, wheat porridge, wheat flakes, and wheat dalia, as well as malt extracts. Mohan Meakin Limited also exports its beer, rum, whisky, brandy, and gin products to the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Singapore, Qutar, Germany, Japan, Canada, Ukraine, Russia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Estonia, China, and Kazakhstan. The company was formerly known as Mohan Meakin Breweries Ltd. and changed its name to Mohan Meakin Limited in April 1980. Mohan Meakin Limited was founded in 1855.
Officer’s Choice whisky, the flagship brand of Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD), has been rated the world’s largest selling whisky and the second largest spirits brand. Launched in 1988 and positioned in the regular whiskey segment, Officer’s Choice Whisky is one of the largest whisky brands in the world and also one of the largest exported spirits brand with a presence in over 18 countries. Officer’s Choice is a smooth whiskey with a finely balanced malt blend. It is a market leader in 18 states across India with a national market share of 40%.The brand is positioned on the platform of ‘righteousness’. It encourages consumers to make the right choice in life and awaken the hidden Officer within them.
Old Monk Rum is one of the oldest and best selling rum all over the world. Its history began in 1855 since the producer Mohan Meakin Ltd. by Edward Dyer established its brewery, at Kasauli in the Himalayan Mountains. There is no advertising; its popularity depends on word of mouth and loyalty of customers. Old Monk has been the biggest Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) brand for many years. Old Monk was ranked 5th among Indian spirits brands at the Impact International’s 2008 list of “Top 100 Brands At Retail Value” with a retail value of US$240 million. It is sold in six size variants: 90 ml, 180 ml, 375 ml, 500ml, 750 ml, and 1 litre bottles. Old Monk had been awarded gold medals at Monde World Selections since 1982.
PAN PARAG PAN MASALA
The name Pan Parag does not need any introduction yet its originating flagship company Kothari Products Limited (KPL) continues evolving many more business as well as charitable activities. Pan Parag Paan Masala was incorporated on 18 of August, 1973. It will not be out of place to mention that Pan Parag virtually popularized and boosted the tradition to chew a mouth freshener after meals. Later, presenting Pan Parag to guests became an integral part of traditional welcome during social, auspicious and festive occasions like friendly meetings, marriages, parties, business meetings and festivals. It is a combination of Betel Nuts, Cardamom, Lime, Catechu and Natural perfumes. “Pan Parag” was the first branded product in its category and the marketing skills & innovative ideas created a huge customer base and the demand kept ever rising.
RADICO KHAITAN LIMITED
Think of liquor in India and one name that will definitely cross your mind is Radico Khaitan, which today stands tall amongst the key players. One of the largest players in the Indian Spirits industry, it was formerly known as Rampur Distillery which was established in 1943. Dr. Lalit Khaitan along with his father bought Rampur Distillery in 1972 to run it as a bottler for other’s spirits, as a part of their family business. In 1999, Radico Khaitan decided to launch and market its own brands with different new concepts to Indian market place. Radico Khaitan became the first company to conceptualize the innovative idea of offering scotch blended whisky and the first company to position 8PM as India’s premium whisky. Today, Radico Khaitan operates three distilleries and one JV with total capacity of 150 million litres. It also has 33 bottling units spread across the country.
RAJNIGANDHA PAN MASALA
In India Paan chewing has been an age old habit and has played an important part in social mores and customs for ages to an extent that leaf of Paan is offered as part of hospitality.
To continue the heritage of Paan, in 1983, DS Group introduced Rajnigandha Pan Masala, a premium offering to satiate the discerning Paan lovers, who want the perfect taste of their good old Paan in dry form. Rajnigandha has allowed its aficionado their choice of taste, to travel with them, to stay with them, handy for use anytime and anywhere.
The brand is targeted at the premium segment and is the world’s largest selling premium Pan Masala. It’s a completely tobacco or nicotine free Pan Masala. The brand’s robust distribution network is well complimented by efficient agents, dealers and retailers across the country. Rajnigandha Pan Masala is available in 2.5g, 4g, 18g, 100g and 1000g pack sizes.
Syrah or Shiraz is a type of grapes that goes into making spicy red wines. This Indian wine actually won a silver medal at the Syrah Du Monde 2014 (France) that credits the best red wines. This is a spicy wine that has a woody base as chips of oakwood are used to mature the wine. This is relatively older than the other Indian wines. The wine is drinking beautifully now, opulent and lush, with supple tannins and a peppery finish. Rasa Shiraz is a limited edition wine. Serve slightly chilled.
Sula Vineyards is a winery and vineyard located in the Nashik region of western India,180 km northeast of Mumbai. After the launch of its first wines in 2000, Sula expanded from its original 30 acre family estate in Nashik to approximately 1800 acres across Nashik and the state of Karnataka.
Sula introduced grape varietals such as Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Zinfandel to India and as of 2013, they hold a market share of almost 70% in the Indian wine Industry.
In addition to wine making, the company has also diversified into hospitality, alcobev imports and spirits. Sula Vineyards was founded by Mr. Rajeev Samant in 1998. Sula was named after Samant’s mother – ‘Sulabha’. Samant steadily expanded the company over the next few years by introducing newer grape varieties and expanding the company’s offerings. Today, the Nashik region is known as the ‘Wine Capital of India’ and is home to almost 50 wineries.
Limited manufactures and sells tobacco and its related products in India and internationally. It also offers leaf and unmanufactured tobacco, and cigarettes that contain tobacco. The company was formerly known as Vazir Sultan Tobacco Company Limited and changed its name to VST Industries Limited in April 1983. VST Industries Limited was incorporated in 1930 and is based in Hyderabad, India. The Company has a manufacturing facility at Hyderabad (A.P) and its principal activities are manufacture & sale of cigarettes and unmanufactured tobacco. The major brands of the company include Charminar, Charminar Special Filter, Charms Mini Kings and Charms Virginia Filter, XL Filter and Shaan. Its products are targeted at the lower end of the market and have dominance in the small–sized (less than 60 mm) micro segment.
Clothing, Fashion, Textile, Shoes And Accessories
Action Shoes was incorporated in the year 1972. The beginning was with a range of footwear made from PVC by the name of MICRO, with a vision to serve the average Indian population at that point of time. In the year 1979, the group ventured into sports shoes market by the brand name of Action and made a revolution. Today, Action is synonymous with quality footwear for the whole family-ranging from casuals to formals from daily wear to sportswear and from an elegant collection for ladies to a fun range for kids. Action has had the best media campaigns which have set a high bench mark. The brand have been associated with the world known sports celebrities like Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Ajay Jadeja and so on is the list of different celebrities of different fields including Indian Cinema like, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudry, Apoorva Agnihotri, Aman Talwar, Renuka, Pallavi Joshi.
Allen Solly describes their clothes as ‘Friday dressing’, or chic office wear. It is a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group and licensed under Madura Garments. Allen Solly is known as an understated yet upbeat work wear brand. Breaking away from convections, Allen Solly stomped all the rules when it came to corporate dressing. Ditching the black, greys and whites, the brand aimed to add a pop of vibrant personality to formal wear with its range of clothing for women and men. With work cultures getting more relaxed and ditching norms, the new age workforce can now dress fashionably smart and express their individual style with Allen Solly’s range of clothing. Termed as ‘work casuals’ the collection ranges from shirts, T-shirts, chinos, trousers, jeans and jackets for men, while for women the plethora of styles range from dresses, skirts, blouses, pants and tunics. Allen Solly made some simple additions to standard garments to carve a niche for itself in the marketplace.
Aristocrat caters to the demands of the frequent traveller of the Indian heartland. Since its inception, this brand has strived hard to provide durable products at a pocket friendly cost. Aristocrat is the brand which understands that superior quality is not a synonym for exorbitant prices. From being the trademark Suitcase and Briefcase of the yester-years to being the up-to-date soft luggage makes, Aristocrat has had a remarkable journey which stretches over decades. With a vast network of touch-points and its wide array of products in various luggage categories, Aristocrat is all geared up for witnessing remarkable growth in the future!
ARVIND LIFESTYLE BRANDS LIMITED
Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited designs, distributes, and retails apparels and accessories in India and internationally. The company offers its products under the FLYING MACHINE, GAP, and TCP brand names. Its international portfolio brands include ARROW, GANT, U.S. POLO, ELLE, NAUTICA, DEBENHAMS, NEXT, and HANES. The company is also involved in apparel value-retailing business under the international brands, such as Cherokee, Mossimo, and Geoffrey Beane. It owns and operates approximately 800 stores and 14.2mn retail space. The company is based in Bengaluru. Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited is a subsidiary of Arvind Brands and Retail Limited.
In 1986 Meena Bindra chose to celebrate the spirit of ‘Biba’, the Punjabi endearment for pretty women, by designing clothes from her house in Mumbai. BIBA Apparels Private Limited (BIBA), the Indian fashion giant, stands true to its name. The brand has been dressing and embellishing demure maidens from every corner of India since 1986. Contemporary ethnic fashion at an affordable price is BIBA’s commitment to fashion enthusiasts, offering ladies’ churidars and dupatta sets in cotton, in shades of every color, and with irresistible color combinations and patterns. Mix-and-match kurta pieces from BIBA are available in different lengths, so you can experience the joys of traditional Indian wear regardless of your body type. BIBA pioneered Bollywood merchandising in India by providing costumes for ‘Na Tum Jano Na Hum’ in 2004. It covered ten more projects, including blockbusters such as Devdas, Hulchul, and Baghban.
BOMBAY DYEING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Limited engages in textile, polyester, and real estate businesses primarily in India. It offers bed and bath linens, towels, home furnishings, and leisure clothing, as well as men’s, women’s, kids, and sportswear. It also exports its products to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company sells its products through approximately 350 exclusive Bombay Dyeing stores and 2000 multi-brand stores. The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Limited was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Mumbai.
Salman Khan the Super Star of Bollywood, runs a Charitable Trust named ‘Being Human’. Its clothing brand ‘Being Human Clothing’ is ranked as Number one By ‘The Economic Times.’ ‘Being Human Clothing’ is one of the most popular franchise whose profit directly goes to the nonprofit charitable trust ‘Being Human’ Foundation. ‘Being Human Clothing’ is a clothing line with a heart. Mandhana Industries Ltd. is the global license for ‘Being Human Clothing.’ Royalties from the clothing line help support education and health care initiatives of the ‘Being Human Foundation.’ Mandhana Industries offers to its customers, a world class fashionable product with the satisfaction of doing good. Being Human Clothing is now the biggest clothing brand. There are so many show rooms of ‘Being Human Clothing’ in foreign countries too. Being Human clothing is available in France, Spain, Belgium, Nepal, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar and of course India. The clothing brand is not only for Salman Khan fans, but also for all the people who has a great fashion sense. In Fact, its profit goes to ‘Being Human Foundation’, which serves the twin cause of education and health care.
Caprese is a new brand which is imported and marketed in India by the reputed VIP Industries. Caprese was launched in 2012. The brand entered the market to fulfill the gap between high end luxury products and low priced inferior quality handbags. Caprese is marketed as a mid-premium category product. Caprese handbags are available in over 100 cities in retail outlets as well as VIP Lounges which number around 400. The pricing of the products is also competitive and starts from Rs 2,000 and goes up till Rs 7,000. Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has been roped in as the brand ambassador of ladies fashion accessories brand Caprese.
CENTURY TEXTILES AND INDUSTRIES LIMITED
Century Textiles and Industries Limited manufactures and sells textiles, cement, and pulp and paper products in India. It operates through Cement, Textiles, Pulp and Paper, Real Estate, and Others segments. It also produces manufactures and sells shirting, suiting, fancy and finer varieties, and bed linen; denim in indigo blue/dark shades in flat and emerized finishes; and cotton combed yarns, viscose filament yarns, continuous spun yarns, rayon tyre yarns, industrial yarns, caustic soda, sulphuric acid, carbon-disulphide, liquid chlorine, hydrochloric acid, and compressed hydrogen, as well as retails home fashion, including a range of bed and bath accessories. In addition, the company provides writing and printing papers, tissue papers, and multi layer packaging boards, as well as raw materials for viscose filament yarns, staple fibers, and paper grade pulp products. Further, it is involved in the leasing of residential, commercial, and retail spaces; chemicals business; and undertaking salt works. The company also exports its products. Century Textiles and Industries Limited was incorporated in 1897 and is based in Mumbai.
Charagh Din, a brand dealing in men’s shirt, launched in the year 1947 in Mumbai. The CD logo has come to mean sophistication, good taste and a very special identity for years now. By remaining exclusive, the brand has been able to acquire an unquestionable reputation for quality and precision. Charagh Din brought Indian men’s tailor craftsmanship to international acclaim. The customer list comprises some of the world’s most demanding and distinguished men like Mr. Ram Jethmalani & Mr. Farooq Abdulla. At any given point the store offers 25,000 unique shirts. It has the flavour of self-assurance. It has the tinge of power. Some celebrity customers have been coming to Charagh Din for a very long time, from its first & only shop on Wodehouse Road in Bombay in 1955. The only thing that the customers need is: a shirt that fits.
Since inception the DA MILANO family has celebrated over sixty years of uninterrupted work – from leather tanning industry to today’s premium, high end leather accessories and home furnishings brand. Today, Da Milano is one of the brands, who are producing the maximum range in leather. Giving newness to the store, it’s launching one style across each category every day. Be it Handbags, Portfolio bags, Travel Bags, Wallets or Accessories, the iconic style defines luxury of the highest quality. Da Milano products are exported throughout the world, mainly to Europe where they are showcased at leading departmental stores. In the domestic market, presently Da Milano operates 44 company owned and self operated exclusive showrooms in 10 cities. Also at the IGI International & Domestic Airport, Terminal 3, Delhi, Mumbai Domestic Airport & Kolkata Airport.
The Company operates in the worsted textiles segment and runs a fully equipped composite mill manufacturing high quality worsted fabrics at Jamnagar, Gujarat. Its commitment to quality and customer orientation reflects in its strong nationally recognized and valuable brand DIGJAM, supported by a well-established national distribution network. Digjam has a proven track record of design and manufacture of high quality fabrics. The Company consistently takes steps to push forward its marketing efforts by enhancing its brand visibility, strengthening marketing organization and closer interaction with and expansion of its channel partners. It exports a significant portion of its production to markets in Europe, USA, Canada, Middle East, Far East etc. The Company has received Oeko-Tex Certification, which certifies that fabrics meet the human-ecological standards for products with direct contact to skin.
Dollar Industries Ltd. has emerged as one of the fastest to grow within India’s hosiery sector. Dollar Industries started as a small family-run hosiery brand in 1972. It is now an internationally-recognised Indian innerwear and outerwear brand addressing the needs of men, women and children through more than 350 products. Headquartered in Kolkata, Dollar Industries’ manufacturing facilities are located in Kolkata, Tirupur, Delhi and Ludhiana. These facilities comprise spinning, knitting, processing, bleaching, cutting, stitching packaging and dispatching, assuring complete integration. Dollar products have today gone beyond the boundaries of the country. Having consolidated its position in Gulf countries the company is now aggressively looking at the rest of the world with collections that promise to redefine evolution.
To generations, a Duckback raincoat or school bag defined the back-to-school ethos. Duckback is an exclusive supplier of a wide range of Duckback products such as Air Pillow, Gum Boots, Raincoats, Bags, Water Beds, Mats, Jackets, Rain Suits & Coats, also manufacturing Safety Shoes. These products are acknowledged for their characteristics like reliability, toughness, durability and cost-effectiveness. Demanded by innumerable customers, these products have set a benchmark of quality in the market.
Excalibur is the definition of a contemporary British sensibility of formal dressing. The brand offers wardrobe solutions from work to after hours, with a youthful flavor and cementing its position as an arbiter of taste and style. Excalibur prides itself on being contemporary, refreshing, youthful, dynamic and suave. Excalibur offers a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions, addressing fashion needs across work, after hours and partying occasions. Everything produced under Excalibur has personality woven into its very heart, an unswerving energetic approach to producing truly exciting formal wear.
Flying Machine range of apparel reflects the future of Indian Youth fashion that believes in bringing real time international fashion to Indian audience. The brand with its contemporary styling focuses on the trends and fads of the season. The protagonist of Flying Machine Fashion Tripping Story is one such individual. With the introduction of Nano Technology Flying Machine has come up with technological advances like Temperature regulation through hot and cold zones. Stain free jeans that cant be spoiled by coffee or wine. Zero odour jeans, Bi-strech jeans that do not de-shape even after repeated wear and undoubtedly the best skin fit jeans ever. Flying Machine is one of the most familiar companies in the country. This brand is owned by one of the leading textiles brand Arvind lifestyle brands Limited. The brand is being endorsed by Bollywood stars like Arjun Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and is a great brand for the youngsters of the country.
Liberty Shoes Ltd has ruled the Indian Footwear Scenario for over 50 years. It has won hearts of millions with its trust, quality and loyalty. Throughout its journey, it has proved that it is all about the people and their needs. The brand loyalists know that owning Liberty Footwear is not a seasonal affair but it is a bond that stands through the tests of time. Casual Collections in form of Windsor, Force 10 and Gliders are quite popular among the gen now crowd. While Force 10 is a sporty range available in electric and vibrant shades, Gliders is more a collection for the adventure seekers and bikers. Force 10 range of shoes for sports fanatics is available in an extensive range of colors.
Franco Leone Shoes is one of the fastest growing companies in the Shoe business of India. Within a short span of just over a decade, Franco Leone has grown multifold. Franco Leone brand is recognized as the market leader of Formal Footwear for men. After almost a decade of setting trends and driving innovations in the men’s footwear segment, Franco Leone shoes offers Franco Leone Comfort, Club and Classic formal collection, targeted exclusively for young office going executives. Blending international designs, styles & fashion with Indian taste & aspirations, Franco Leone is offering the best & latest in men’s footwear to the Indian market in flexible price range. It is a casual trendsetter among the youth of India, who prefers rugged, tuff and a trendy shoe to suit his persona.
Grasim Industries is a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group and is one of the largest diversified commodity companies in the country. Grasim has a strong presence in fabrics and synthetic yarns through its subsidiary, Grasim Bhiwani Textiles Limited and is well known for its branded suitings, Grasim and Graviera, mainly in the polyester-cellulosic branded menswear. Grasim Suiting’s strong nationwide retail network includes exclusive showrooms, wholesalers and multi-brand outlets. Grasim Suiting has always been on the forefront in terms of providing high quality, innovative fabrics that are technically superior and designed around consumer preferences. Grasim’s innovative products have always set the trend in the industry, the most notable being Freedom (the softest fabric available), Ice Touch (fabric which keeps body temperature five degrees cooler), Uncrushables (First wrinkle free polyester viscose fabric), Venetia (Designs inspired from Italy) and Caramel (soft, smooth and light weight fabric).
Hidesign is recognized as the leading manufacturers of leather accessories in India, positioned in the category of premium luxury. Hidesign is a company based in Pondicherry which manufactures leather goods and accessories. It was founded by Dilip Kapoor in the year 1978. Initially the company was known as Hide Design which was later modified to its current name. By keeping its focus on a classic contemporary look, Hidesign caters to the savvy and sophisticated urban professional. The leather collection includes handbags, clutches, briefcases, laptop cases, wallets, belts and garments. Hidesign has grown from its artisan roots to an international brand with over 60 exclusive retail stores and a distribution network across more than 20 countries. Hidesign can be found at premium international outlets, including John Lewis and House of Fraser in the UK, Myers and David Jones in Australia, Stuttafords and Edgars in South Africa, Lifestyle and Shoppers Stop in India and Parkson, Robinsons and Isetan in Southeast Asia.
Indigo Nation was the first brand that was launched by Indus League Clothing in the year 1999. Having established itself in more than 10 years. The brand came up with the contra formal for the mid 20’s, which broke the rules of the formal shirt by offering non-conformist attire formal by pattern and in informal cuts. Indigo Nation has always been the cult brand for the young and the restless, delivering fast fashion to the young Indian dude who forever aspires to be IN. Currently, the collections are retailed through more than 50 EBOs and over 200 MBOs spread across India. The brand is also available in the Middle East and plans to expand its reach overseas apart from focusing on expansion in Tier II cities through franchisees. The brand is positioned as a lifestyle brand, it caters to formal as well as festive and party needs of young single male.
John Miller is a brand that creates men’s fashion for the workplace. A clever mix of conformity and distinctiveness it allows the wearer to make progress and look at ease. It’s about reaching the top sooner, not by running harder but by skilfully bending rules. John Miller presents a range of everyday corporate wear and accessories that unfailingly makes you look confident and fluent. It includes formal shirts, trousers, blazers, ties and accessories like belts and wallets. In line with the more relaxed work culture seen now a day, John Miller has also introduced a range of relaxed office wear – John Miller Hangout. The range includes printed shirts, polos, khakis, chinos & denims. The brand idea seeks to redefine societal thinking that path to success is linear, sequential and predictable.
ITC forayed into the youth fashion segment with the launch of John Players in December 2002 and John Players is committed to be the No. 1 fashion brand for the youth. John Players stands for fun, freedom and friendship. ITC’s John Players offers a complete fashion wardrobe to the male youth of today. It has over 400 exclusive JOHN PLAYERS stores & over 20 exclusive john players Jeans stores. Incorporating the most contemporary trends with a splash of youthful energy, playful styling & trendy collections, John Players knows the pulse of the youth and offers clothing for the discerning youth. John Players has everything that appeals to the new generation. The brand is available across the country through a strong and growing nation-wide retail network with over 1300 multi-brand outlets and leading department stores across the country. The brand has carved a differentiated image and has been accorded several awards in the past.
KHADI GRAM UDYOG
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body formed by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament, ‘Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956’. It is an apex organisation under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, with regard to khadi and village industries within India, which seeks to – “plan, promote, facilitate, organise and assist in the establishment and development of khadi and village industries in the rural areas in coordination with other agencies engaged in rural development wherever necessary.” In April 1957, it took over the work of former All India Khadi and Village Industries Board. The First Director of KVIC was Late Sardar KA Venkataramaiya, a veteran freedom fighter from Karnataka. Its head office is based in Mumbai, with its six zonal offices in Delhi, Bhopal, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Guwahati. Other than its zonal offices, it has offices in 29 states for the implementation of its various programmes.
Khadim India Limited operates as a footwear retailer primarily under the Khadim’s brand in India. It also engages in the manufacture and sale of footwear and leather accessories under the Pro, Lazard, Softouch, Cleo, British Walker, Turk, Sharon, Bonito, and Adrianna brand names. As of March 31, 2017, the company operated 829 Khadim’s branded retail stores in 23 states and 1 Union territory in India. It exports its products. The company was formerly known as Khadim Chain Stores Limited and changed its name to Khadim India Limited in August 2005. Khadim India Limited was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Kolkata, India.
Killer Jeans company is owned by the Kewal Kiran Clothing limited. This is a very famous jeans brand in India and it was introduced in 1989. Easies, Lawman and Integritti are other brands under the company which is also very famous men’s wear. It is the first brand in India which launched worn out jeans. The first brand ambassador for killer was Rahul Dev and after that Arjun Rampal. They offer quality faded jeans, slim fit, regular fit, skinny type for men and women at an affordable price. The designs of Killer are synonymous with the rebellious streak of youth. Today, KKCL has over 308 stores in 183 cities. The group has also won many awards over the years like IAA Olive Crown Awards 2013, India EFFIE Award & so on.
Louis Philippe is a premier brand of men’s apparel that is inspired by King Louis Philippe, who was King of the French from 1830. The brand is totally Indian and launched in India in 1989 and owned by Madura Fashion and Lifestyle. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle reaches its discerning customers through an exclusive network comprising approx. 2,000+ stores covering 3.05 million sq ft of retail space, and is present in more than 3,800 premium multi-brand stores and 490+ departmental stores. The Louis Philippe Upper Crest symbol has become the most identifiable visual signature of the brand. While Louis Philippe has a range of trousers, blazers and accessories, it is best known for its formal shirts. Its target group is the status-conscious male in the age group of 25 to 40; someone who is a notch above others in terms of style, fashion and attitude.
LUX Industries Limited, known for its innovative and customer-demand driven product offerings, manufacturing more than 100 products across 12 major brands comprising a complete range of inner wear for men, women, and children. The best and the finest Egyptian modal cotton in LUX Cozi promises durability with strong stitches making it incredibly stylish yet comfortable. Made from cotton rich fabric, this vest gives users a perfect fit and ensure breathability all day long. Made with anti-perspirant fabric the inners are available in round neck sleeves and halves also. LUX Cozi recently conducted a campaign, ‘Suno toh apne dil ki’, with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput as the face of the campaign. Over the years the brand had seen iconic actors of Bollywood like Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, BomanIrani, Shekhar Suman and Aman Verma. Now with Varun Dhawan another youth icon Lux Industries has taken their campaign a notch higher in line with their strategy to reach out to the Gen next with their iconic inner wear brand.
MADURA FASHION & LIFESTYLE
Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, a division of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd, is one of India’s fastest growing branded apparel companies and a premium lifestyle player in the retail sector. After consolidating its market leadership with its own brands, it introduced premier international labels, enabling Indian consumers to buy the most prestigious global fashion wear and accessories within the country. The company’s brand portfolio includes product lines that range from affordable and mass-market to luxurious, high-end style and cater to every age group, from children and youth to men and women. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle is defined by its brands — Louis Philippe, Van Heusen, Allen Solly, Peter England and People — that personify style, attitude, luxury and comfort. Recently, the company launched Trendin.com, a one-stop shopping destination for the style conscious.
Manyavar, Indian men’s ethnic fashion brand, caters to the debonair man who proudly flaunts his ‘desi avatar’ on weddings, parties and other special occasions. Timeless and iconic attires have cemented its reputation across the world with a commanding retail presence of 450+ stores including 60 flagship and 12 international stores across 173 cities in India, U.S.A, Bangladesh, Nepal & U.A.E. Manyavar was established in 1999. Manyavar, the men’s designer ethnic wear brand owned by Vedant Fashions, is a frontrunner when it comes to keeping traditional fashion sensibilities in vogue, in times when western wear takes most of the space in men’s closets. A brainchild of first generation entrepreneur Ravi Modi, the brand began its journey in Kolkata with an aim to restore the grandeur of men’s traditional Indian clothing by popularizing it as a unique fashion statement.
In the year of liberation, 1947, a lone shoe store opened its doors to the public in Colaba, Mumbai. Metro Shoes, the brand, is now a household name in India. Over the past seven decades, the company and the brand have become synonymous with unmatched quality, skilled craftsmanship and high-fashion products in the footwear industry. Metro Shoes has a countrywide network of exclusive Metro showrooms at more than 160 prime locations across 80 plus cities in India designed to bring customers, an extensive collection of footwear and accessories to suit their every need. What began as a single outlet in Mumbai has today grown into a nationwide chain of exclusive fashion footwear and accessories stores for the entire family.
Monte Carlo is a fashion house with an eclectic mix of clothing for men, women and teens. With a utilitarian, trendy and premium quality approach to clothing, it has become the clothing brand of choice where customers love to buy their fix of jackets, jeans, trousers, shirts, sweatshirts, sweaters, coats, t-shirts, tops, cardigans, tracksuits, denims, thermals and much more. Fashion savvy designs in finest quality materials make them the preferred choice of one and all. Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd was launched in 1984 by Oswal Woolen Mills Ltd, the flagship company of Nahar group. The launch was a significant step in the evolution of branded garment industry in India. Since then, it has been catering to the ever-growing demands of the Clothing and Fashion industry.
NALLI SILK SAREES
Nalli is one of the best and oldest silk sarees brands in the country, which was established way back in 1928, by Nalli Chinnasami Chetty in Chennai. This brand is famous for its silk and Kanjipuram sarees and has its branches all over the country. Nalli is a trusted name when you are looking for sarees for diverse occasions and tastes. Although Nalli is famous for South-Indian silk sarees, they have a wide variety of sarees now. They even have cotton and North-Indian saree collection now. With 89 years of considerable brand equity, international presence and sari-stores across India, Nalli is poised to scale even greater heights. An iconic heritage brand steeped in tradition, Nalli upholds the core values of Trust and Quality, converting generations of new sari-owners into loyal Nalli patrons.
After having established itself as a distinguished entity in the Indian market space, the Siyaram’s Group in the 90s envisaged another venture. Though Oxemberg was conceived out of forward integration, it soon became a household name in a fiercely competitive clothing domain. Oxemberg made its presence felt amidst the power brands in men’s fashion. And it wouldn’t have been possible, had it not been for its core – interpretation. Oxemberg twisted the routine by arm and gave an interesting spin to the classics. This refreshing change of pace was welcomed by the consumers, as for the first time they were able to strike a balance between corporate asks and personal style quotient. Oxemberg is striding towards newer avenues in styles, fabrics, manufacturing methods and quality standards. The international markets too acknowledge the Oxemberg phenomenon which is evident from the growing overseas demand.
In the year 1975 with a production capacity of 1500 pairs a day, Paragon made its humble entry into the Indian market. Kerala, the southernmost tip of the country was home to the young brand. In the year 1982, after gaining popularity in its home state of Kerala, Paragon began its journey to the other Indian states. As a brand that sells all over the country, Paragon needs little or no introduction in the Indian sub-continent. The Paragon Group of companies is considered No.1 in the organized rubber footwear sector. Catering to millions with the promise of long-lasting footwear, Paragon has grown to become the No.1 footwear brand in the country. Today, Paragon’s total production capacity (in-house) is 400,000 pairs a day. Apart from in-house production, Paragon has also outsourced production of footwear in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kottayam, Calcutta and other parts of the country.
Launched in 1986, Park Avenue provides stylish and innovative wardrobe solutions to well dressed gentlemen. As India’s premium lifestyle brand, its designs embody the latest in international fabric, styling, colour and fashion trends. They cater to customer needs with formal clothing for varied occasions; be it for a day at office, high-powered corporate meetings, social gatherings or celebrations.
Park Avenue evolved into an innovation brand offering leading new styles to the corporate world and won the ‘Best Design Concept’ of the year Award for Innovative AUTOFIT Concept at Images Fashion Awards 2015. As part of the fresh chapter, Park Avenue has also introduced a new logo – a signature and visual identity of the brand, the new mnemonic “Eagle”. It imbibes the strong vision and the ability to focus. It stands for new challenges and will be known for its passion and commitment to succeed.
One of the largest menswear brands in India, Peter England has a name so English it’s almost as if you automatically grow a stiff upper lip. Peter England was founded in 1889; Londonderry, Ireland to provide British soldiers with fine Khaki trousers during the Boer War. More than a century later, Peter England made its foray into the Indian market in 1997. The brand was acquired by Aditya Birla Group in 2000 and quickly went on to become India’s Leading Menswear Brand. The brand was listed in top 5 most trusted brands in apparel category for 7 consecutive years. And keeping in sync with the youth, Peter England offers apparel that cater to every fashion occasion of a young professional’s life. Peter England has become one of the most trusted and responsible international brands, providing unmatched value to young Indian men. Peter England’s CRM program, ‘Milestone’, is one of the largest in the country with a customer base of over 4 million, and has been awarded the ‘Best Customer Relationship Program’ at Customer Loyalty Summit 2017.
Provogue is a fashion & lifestyle retail business owned by Provogue (India) Limited, a company listed on the Mumbai and National stock exchanges. The Provogue Brand was developed and launched in 1998 as a Menswear fashion range of contemporary clothing with a styling that made it relevant for the Indian market and quickly established leadership. Over the years the Brand has evolved into a comprehensive collection of men’s and women’s fashion apparel and accessories and has won numerous awards throughout its history. Provogue (India) Limited is one of the premier retail-centric companies in India. Provogue has always projected its brand through Iconic Brand Ambassadors and is today proud to have superstar Hrithik Roshan and Sonakshi Sinha representing its brand through their youthful style, passion and vibrancy, which reflects the brand’s core values.
Incepted in 1925, Raymond has been synonymous with Trust, Quality and Excellence.
Raymond is a diversified group with majority business interests in Textile & Apparel sectors as well as presence across diverse segments such as FMCG, Engineering and Prophylactics in national and international markets.
Raymond produces ‘The finest fabric in the world’. With over 1100 exclusive stores spread across 380+ cities and an expansive network of over 20,000 points-of-sale in India. Raymond products are exported in 55 Countries. Raymond has also been a leading player in Shirting fabrics and is the No.1 brand in the OTC space. A formidable player in the Denim space, Raymond is also the top producer & preferred supplier of high quality Ring Denim to world’s leading Jeanswear brands.
Raymond has dominance in the ready to wear apparel segment with reputed brands such as Park Avenue, Raymond Ready To Wear, ColorPlus & Parx.
The Raymond Group is present in the FMCG business through associate companies – J.K. Helene Curtis Limited and J.K. Ansell Private Limited (JKAL).
Raymond is present in diverse industry segments such as Engineering, Automotive, Industrial and Power generators, Agricultural and Marine Applications.
Red Tape as a brand is known for its unparalleled comfort, international styles and finesse. Its footwear segment, especially, has shoes that are manufactured and designed as per the international standards of quality and materials. High quality leather and skilled workmanship come together to create Red Tape shoes which are a prized possession in any mans wardrobe. Whether you are an image conscious individual shopping for himself, or a lady seeking a special gift for her special someone, footwear from Red Tape is a foolproof option. Endorsed in the past by the style icon Salman Khan, Red Tape has become India’s most Loved Premium Lifestyle Brand. Truly an International Brand, present across the Globe in US, UK, France, Germany, West Asia and South Africa, Red Tape products are being sold globally through the company’s extensive global distribution channel.
RELAXO FOOTWERAS LIMITED
Relaxo Footwears Limited manufactures, trades in, and exports footwear and related products for women, men, and children worldwide. It offers slippers, canvas shoes, rubber flip flops, EVA injected flip flops, PVC DIP shoes, sport shoes, sandals, and PVC DIP casuals, as well as school shoes for boys and girls under the Hawaii, Flite, Sparx, Schoolmate, Elena, Casuals, and Bahamas brands. The company sells its products through its own retail outlets and online, as well as through a network of distributors; and serves retail chain stores as an OE manufacturer. Relaxo Footwears Limited was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in New Delhi. For over 40 years, multiple millions of Indians have vouched for its durability and comfort. The brand today has become synonymous with the rubber footwear category.
RUPA FRONTLINE INNERWEAR
Rupa is today the largest knitwear brand in India, covering the entire range of knitted garments from innerwear to casual wear. When it comes to style and comfort, Rupa Frontline has always been the nation’s favourite. For years together, the Frontline range has set benchmarks in the innerwear segment and it continues to do so even today.
Made from 100% super-combed cotton, the Frontline range is designed to keep men comfortable and fresh throughout the day. The range of briefs includes – Expando briefs, Front Open briefs and Xing briefs, with Frontline Drawers that offer pure cotton absorbency and firm, flexi-fit design. The range of vests is available in Ribbed, Interlock, Sinker and Gym vests variants. Then there’s Frontline Kidz, a range of premium vests and briefs for boys with great sweat-absorbency. Every design in the range is contemporary and stylish, in sync with the latest global trends.
SKNL is one of India’s leading textile and apparel company with expertise in multi-fiber manufacturing. The company has extended its presence in multiple product categories from Fabrics to Apparels and Home Textiles. From a turnover of Rs.5 million in 1948, today, the group has come a long way in achieving a turnover of Rs. 17 billion. SKNL has set standards of excellence, acquiring many “firsts” to its credit and crossing a number of “milestones” in its journey. As a company that caters to the entire spectrum of the socio-economic segment in the Indian market, SKNL takes upon itself the unique distinction of being the ‘Clothiers To The India Today… The World Tomorrow’. SKNL’s mission is to make the vision a reality.
Established in 1985, Satya Paul is India’s premier design label with an International presence. The brand is acclaimed for ingenuity in design and a vivid color palette. As part of Genesis Colors since 2001, the brand has grown from strength to strength and is now present at over 35 locations in India and select high street boutiques abroad. At a time when there was little or no awareness about fashion or the idea of designer brands in India, Satya Paul introduced the idea of choreographed collections in 1985. The brand’s take on print innovations and use of vivid color palettes did not only change the way the consumer previously looked at Sarees, but also developed a specific niche for concept-based designs.
The brand Scullers and the crossed oars have come to personify a lifestyle and the choices that come with it. Scullers is meant for those who celebrate life. Sculler is sophisticated, timeless and elegant to suit the urban lifestyle. Scullers is timeless: embracing the old as well as it does the new. It is stylish without being flashy. Scullers appropriately finds expressions in men, women and teens, close knit groups and the coming together of the individuals. A perennial seeker, the Scullers persona refuses to be hemmed in by the confines of the cubicle firm in the belief that succeeding at the work is not the same as succeeding at life; these are individuals constantly on the lookout for new sights, scenes and experiences.
Skybags is aimed at travellers who like to make a style statement everywhere they go. While the bags offer world class functional features, the brand is committed to help you ‘Move in Style’ through vibrant and unique designs that add an edge to the traveller’s personality. Apart from being the first Indian brand to manufacture printed polycarbonate luggage, Skybags also manufactures a wide variety of products like trolleys, rucksacks, backpacks, duffel-bags, laptop bags, everyday travel accessories and short haul essentials made from quality materials. Skybags hails from VIP Industries, market leaders for over 40 years, and shares its roots with sister brands like VIP, Carlton and Caprese.
Steelbird Hi-Tech India Ltd. (SBHT) was founded on 13th March 1964. SBHT, a flagship company of Steelbird Group of Industries, ventured into the unknown territory of auto accessory business to manufacture helmets. Mr. Subhash Kapur, a man of exceptional business acumen spearheaded his efforts to turn a small time family business into a multimillion dollar empire with exports spreading across 50 nations like Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Vietnam, Bahrain, Dubai, Nepal, Colombia, Uruguay and other European countries. SBHT has already embarked on real estate business, entertainment and is also actively involved in organizing motorsports events on a regular basis. Steelbird has marked its formidable presence through all its entrepreneurial endeavours.
Turtle’s journey began in Kolkata, in 1993 as an aspiring yet steadfast enterprise that went on to become one of India’s fastest growing companies in the industry. From a company primarily into men’s readymade shirts, to a leading brand in menswear fashion, Turtle has indeed, come a long way. After all, what started with a production capacity of just 20 shirts a day, today has an exhaustive in-house retail unit that caters to more than 100 exclusive stores and 1200 multi-brand outlets across the country.
For connoisseurs who like to settle for nothing less, the choice quite unmistakably is Urbana – The Masterpiece. A fine blend of superior craftsmanship and innovative techno finishes. Urbana formal wear are meticulously tailored, distinctively styled and thoughtfully innovated. The Urbana brand is made by people who are obsessed by craftsmanship and an eye for the finer details, each piece of garment is designed to take the wearer by surprise. The Urbana range, comprising shirts, trousers, jackets, belts and ties, is targeted at the upmarket male in the 35-45 age groups. It is positioned as a brand that combines technology with fashion and functionality.
This is one of the best clothing companies India ever had. This company has all that is required, style, comfort, and affordability, Van Heusen is a shirt brand that is globally acclaimed for its innovative designs. Owned by Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited, this brand made its career debut in India in 1990. The shirts incorporate the soft-folding collar dressing up for a formal day or a casual night is made simple with the unique products offered by this major brand. Since Indian men are very receptive for fashion, their trends change every now and then, so it is necessary for the companies to keep in touch with the current growth in the global fashion.
VARDHMAN TEXTILES LIMITED
Vardhman is a major integrated textile producer in India. The Group was setup in 1965 at Ludhiana, Northern India. Since then, the Group has expanded manifold and is today, one of the largest textile conglomerates in India. The Group portfolio includes manufacturing and marketing of Yarns, Fabrics, Sewing Threads, Fibre and Alloy Steel. The group started its corporate journey with an installed capacity of 6000 spindles in 1965 under the flagship company Vardhman Spinning & General Mills Limited (now known as Vardhman Holdings Limited and is an investment arm of the Group) in Ludhiana. Over the years the group has expanded its spinning capacities besides adding new businesses. The group has also diversified into yarn processing, weaving, Sewing thread, fabric processing, acrylic fibre manufacturing and into special/ alloy steels. Today, close to 20,000 people are the organizations’ most important asset, its human capital.
Vimal, an iconic brand for the past few decades, is known as much for its product quality as for its innovative advertising. At its core, the brand Vimal stood for ‘fashion for the young trendsetter’. The VIMAL brand was relaunched by Reliance Industries as a fashion brand for the young trendsetter with a key brand promise to deliver, premium, innovative textiles and apparel. Shri Dhirubhai Ambani first launched the brand. It seeks to fulfill their requirements of fashion, styling and grooming in a relevant and modern way. The new Only Vimal is perceived to be trendy, young and contemporary, charged and energetic.
VIP INDUSTRIES LTD
VIP Industries Limited primarily manufactures and sells luggage bags and accessories in India and internationally. It offers hard and soft luggage, including ladies handbags, soft and polycarbonate uprights, duffle bags and trolleys, vanity cases, hard suitcases, briefcases, laptop bags, rucksacks, and backpacks, as well as everyday travel accessories and short haul essentials. The company offers its products primarily under the V.I.P, Caprese, Carlton, Skybags, Alfa, and Aristocrat brands. The very first VIP Suitcase was manufactured in the year 1971. Since then, VIP Industries has sold over 60 million pieces of luggage to people around the world and have subsequently become the foremost manufacturer of hard and soft luggage in Asia, with a goal to make travelling simple. VIP Industries Ltd. has more than 8000 retail outlets across India and with a network of over 1300 retailers across 27 countries. The company exports its products in many Countries. VIP Industries Limited was incorporated in 1968 and is based in Mumbai.
Synonymous with elegance and effortless style, Wills Lifestyle presents a premium fashion wardrobe for men and women. With a tempting choice of Crisp Contemporary formals, Stylist suave Casuals, Glamorous evening wear, Wills Signature designer wear, Essenza di Wills fine fragrances, Fiama bath & body care products and premium accessories, Wills Lifestyle offers a truly delightful experience for the discerning consumer.
Wills Lifestyle has been established as a chain of exclusive specialty stores providing the Indian consumer a delightful shopping experience through world-class ambience, customer facilitation and clearly differentiated product presentation. Wills Lifestyle was named Superbrand 2015 by the Superbrands Council of India. Wills Lifestyle has also been declared one of ‘Asia’s Most Promising Brands’ by the World Consulting & Research Corporation.
Wills Lifestyle has partnered with several leading designers including Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal, JJ Valaya, Ranna Gill and Rohit Gandhi – Rahul Khanna co-creations are available at Wills Lifestyle stores.
ZOD CLUB WEAR
ZOD CLUB WEAR was launched in Feb. 2002 from The House of Zodiac with a unique positioning of Club Wear. A differentiated product line and category breaking marketing initiatives made ZOD CLUB WEAR the fashion window for branded men’s shirts in India. Today’s affluent consumer is getting younger than ever. Cultivating and forming deep relationships with the next generation of consumers is ever more important. Once the younger consumer has been inculcated into the ecosystem of fine products, they will never settle for anything that does not match up to their expectations. The younger brand ZOD! was launched to start relationships with these consumers.
Zodiac has evolved into a leader in men’s fine clothing and accessories. Today, the name represents an international symbol of modern style, and time-honored standards, creativity and dedication. Zodiac has pursued excellence in all its forms. A quality of life defined in tradition and innovation. The company’s philosophy speaks to the forward-looking consumer who values the rich eloquence of the past.
The company’s continuous embrace of the human touch and the power of the imagination have resulted in innovative fabrics that create cool effects, Ultra fine pure fibers to create new lighter fabrics, reinventing classics as feather-weight luxuries.
All Zodiac shirts are crafted with an almost invisible 21 stitches per inch. Each shirt is embellished with genuine mother-of-pearl buttons.
Italian handmade silk ties and cufflinks studded with semi-precious stones, are the most sought after luxury accessories.
Computers, IT Accessories
An electronics company headquartered in Mumbai, iBall is a manufacturer of computer peripherals, mobile phones and tablets. iBall focuses on budget Android smart phones and tablets. The company started out as a PC peripherals maker and expanded into Android devices later. iBall also makes speakers, headphones, mouse pointing devices, keyboards, pen drives, among other devices. iBall, which started off with just one product category – the mouse, is present now in over 26 product categories. iBall today is considered as one of the most innovative and fastest growing brands in most of its product categories. From a single category to such an impressive portfolio is a compliment to the efforts of the entire iBall team and remarkable support from its customers.
INTEX TECHNOLOGIES LTD
Intex Technologies (India) Ltd. designs and manufactures consumer durables and information technology accessories. The company provides mobiles, smart wearables, tablets, power banks, LED TVs, speakers, and washing machines; and information technology accessories, such as cabinets, head phones, SMPS, webcams, computer mice, keyboards, UPS products, add on products, data cards, and LED monitors. It markets and sells its products through its retail stores, distributors, and dealers in India. Brand Intex has recently been conferred the BBC Knowledge Awards for Digital Marketing, Rural Marketing and Customer Engagement/Service, ‘Fastest Growing Brand in India in Telecom Sector’ at World Brands Summit, a part of PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry Indo-UAE Global Investment Summit 2016, ‘India’s Most Trusted Brand Award 2016’ by IBC Infomedia (A Division of International Brand Consultation Corporation, USA) and ‘Extraordinaire Award’ for Brand Intex by Times Now. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
Moser Baer India Limited manufactures and sells optical storage media products in India. The company operates through Storage Media Products and Solar Products segments. It provides LED lights and drivers; USB flash drives; and optical storage media products, including recordable compact discs, rewritable compact discs, recordable digital versatile discs, rewritable digital versatile discs, and blue laser discs. The company also provides solar power products, including crystalline cells and modules, and thin film modules. In addition, it offers home entertainment products, such as home video titles in Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, and Bengali, as well as non-film categories. The company also exports its products. Moser Baer India Limited was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
Zenith Computers started in 1980, in order to bring the latest technology products to the Indian market. The company has created a market in India for computing in offices, banks, households, education and every sector that has benefited from technological advancement. The company launched laptops in India for the first time, and was the first to introduce networking in the country, and many others such as Unix, CPM, touchscreens and other innovations.
It has many firsts to add to its credentials; namely it was first to introduce Unix in India, It brought networking to India in 1987 before IBM did, first to bring laptops in 1991, India’s first education PC/education laptop was introduced by Zenith, first sub–25k Pentium laptop in India and; first to introduce common operating system in India with CPM even before MS DOS. Added packages SuperCalc, WordStar & DBase2. When Zenith began, it was the 59th ranked PC company, with many major business houses having entered this new and exciting space and now it is the 2nd largest PC company in India.
Franchise India Holdings Limited operates as an integrated franchise solution company, and as an authority on franchising and licensing in India and internationally. It assists investors in selecting the right franchise, as well as organizations in international and domestic franchise expansions. The company offers services for the retail sector in the areas of retail trends, business practice, store operations, supply, and business opportunities; and small business sector in the areas of starting, managing, and growing a business, as well as franchise and business opportunities. It offers services in various business categories, such as automotive, beauty salons and supplies, business services, clothing, computer and Internet, consultancy, consumer services, dealers and distributors, education and training, entertainment, financial, florists, food and beverages, health care and fitness, home based businesses, hotels, immigration, interior, jewelry, MLM businesses, play school and activity centres, real estate, schools, and travel. In addition, it offers magazines that focus on retailers and franchising world. Franchise India Holdings Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
Consumer Products (Durables, Home/Kitchen Appliances, Electricals)
Eureka Forbes Limited is India’s leading health and hygiene brand. It is a multi-product, multi-channel organization, A part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Eureka Forbes’ product portfolio encompasses water purification, vacuum cleaning, air purification and home security solutions. Eureka Forbes has developed advanced water purifiers, air purifiers, vacuum cleaners and security solutions systems that are aimed towards the well-being of the society. Aquaguard is the flagship water purifier brand of Eureka Forbes and has been conferred with numerous Indian and international awards for its superior technology. Being pioneers of water purification systems, the Aquaguard range built with Universal, RO & UV technology assure you better health in every drop.
BAJAJ ELECTRICALS LIMITED
Bajaj Electricals (BEL) incorporated in 1938 is engaged in business appliances, fans, lighting, luminaries and engineering projects. BEL is a part of the Rs. 20000 crore Bajaj Group. In India company has 19 branch offices. Company’s depots are located at Daman, Dehradun, Faridabad, Goa, Parwanoo, Ranchi and Zirakhpur. Bajaj Electricals has network of 600 distributors, 3000 authorised dealers, over 2, 50,000 retail outlets and over 230 service franchises in India. Company also operates 2.8 MW Wind Farm situated at Village Vankusawade in Maharashtra. In 2003, Bajaj Electricals entered into a licensing and sourcing agreement with UK–based home appliance company Morphy Richards. This agreement makes the Bajaj Eletricals a global supplier of select domestic home appliances. In 2010 Bajaj Electricals Partnered with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its Supply Chain.
BLUE STAR LIMITED
Blue Star is India’s largest central air conditioning company with an annual turnover of Rs. 4400 crores, a network of 35 offices, 5 modern manufacturing facilities, over 2200 dealers and around 2700 employees. Blue Star has over a period of time established itself as an expert in the field of central air conditioning and commercial refrigeration.
It fulfills the air conditioning needs of a large number of corporate, commercial and residential customers and has also established leadership in the field of commercial refrigeration equipment ranging from water coolers to cold storages. The Company also offers comprehensive Electrical Contracting and Plumbing & Fire Fighting Services. Blue Star’s other businesses include marketing and maintenance of hi–tech professional electronic and industrial products.
Blue Star primarily focuses on the corporate and commercial markets. The Company has started pursuing the residential segment with its wide range of sleek and contemporary Room ACs.
BUTTERFLY KITCHEN APPLIANCES LIMITED
Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Limited manufactures and sells domestic kitchen and electrical appliances under the Butterfly brand name in India. The company’s kitchen appliances comprise mixer grinders, LPG stoves, pressure cookers, electric rice cookers, table top wet grinders, juicers, hand blenders, chimneys, power hobs, pop-up toasters, sandwich makers, and water kettles. It also offers home appliances, including air coolers, electric fans, water heaters, and electric irons; and stainless steel and non-stick cookware, as well as washing machines. Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Limited also exports its products to the United Kingdom, the United States, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates. The company was formerly known as Gandhimathi Appliances Limited and changed its name to Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Limited in October 2011. Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Limited was founded in 1986 and is based in Chennai.
CROMPTON GREAVES LIMITED
CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited provides various solutions to utilities, industries, and consumers for the management and application of electrical energy worldwide. It operates through Power Systems, Industrial Systems, and Automation Systems segments. The company was formerly known as Crompton Greaves Limited and changed its name to CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited in February 2017. The company serves utilities and industries in generation, transmission, distribution, renewables, oil and gas, cement, metals and mining, and transportation sectors. CG`s Global R&D centre, located in India, has been recognised for its innovation and received the prestigious “National Award for the Best R&D Efforts” for its outstanding achievements in the Electrical Engineering Sector in 2008. CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited was founded in 1937 and is based in Mumbai.
EUREKA FORBES LIMITED
Eureka Forbes Limited manufactures and sells water purification and home cleaning products. Eureka Forbes Limited is India’s leading health and hygiene brand. It is a multi-product, multi-channel organization, a part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group. It has a base of 15 mn happy customers, a reach of over 1,500 cities and towns in India and a global footprint across 53 countries.
In addition to Asia’s largest direct sales force, it has dealer and institutional channels, an inventive business partner network, a rural channel and one of the most expansive service networks in India. In its 33 years of existence, Eureka Forbes has been a pioneer and trendsetter in direct selling in India and today is one of the largest direct selling companies in the world. The company was incorporated in 1931 and is based in Mumbai. Eureka Forbes Limited operates as a subsidiary of Forbes & Company Limited.
HAVELLS INDIA LIMITED
Havells India Limited manufactures and sells industrial and consumer electrical products in India and internationally. It operates through four segments: Switchgears, Cables, Lighting and fixtures, and Electrical Consumer Durables. Havells India Limited is a leading Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) Company and a major power distribution equipment manufacturer with a strong global presence. Havells enjoys enviable market dominance across a wide spectrum of products, including Industrial & Domestic Circuit Protection Devices, Cables & Wires, Motors, Fans, Modular Switches, Home Appliances, Air Conditioners, Electric Water Heaters, Power Capacitors, CFL Lamps, Luminaires for Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Applications. The company pioneered the concept of exclusive brand showroom in the electrical industry with ‘Havells Galaxy’. Havells India Limited was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Noida.
HAWKINS COOKERS LIMITED
Hawkins Cookers Limited manufactures, trades in, and sells kitchenware in India. It offers pressure cookers; and cookware, including tavas, flat tavas, frying pans, deep frying pans, saucepans, cook-n-serve bowls, handis, stewpots, sauté pans, and cookware sets, as well as provides parts and services for its products. The company also exports its products to various countries. Hawkins has sold over 72 million pressure cookers and cookware worldwide. All Hawkins pressure cookers are listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc., USA, an independent Worldwide institution testing products for public safety. Today, it has two offices, three factories and about 800 persons working. Hawkins Cookers Limited was founded in 1959 and is based in Mumbai.
HSIL Limited manufactures and trades in sanitary ware, faucets, and other consumer products in India. It operates in four segments: Building Products, Consumer Products, Packaging Products, and Retail Business. HSIL Limited, vastly recognised by its brand hindware, a leading name in the Indian market is a company driven by innovation. Its complete focus on crafting unforgettable bathing experiences, developing contemporary bathroom solutions for over five decades with products that make life better has set new trends each year. The unequivocal trait of HSIL, being the very ‘best and first’, in its domain began with the introduction of Vitreous China Sanitaryware to the Indian consumer in 1962. Set up in 1960 as Hindustan Twyfords Ltd, with a technological collaboration with Twyfords UK, the company was renamed to Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited in 1969.
KENT RO Systems Ltd. manufactures reverse osmosis technology based water purifiers. The company offers products ranging from water purifiers, air purifiers, and vegetable and fruit purifiers to water softeners. It serves customers through dealers in India. The company also offers products online. KENT RO water purifiers are based on patented Mineral RO technology that uses double purification to combine Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Ultraviolet (UV) / Ultra Filtration (UF) in a multistage filtration process. It removes even dissolved impurities and retains essential minerals giving you 100% pure and safe drinking water. KENT RO Systems Ltd. was founded in 1999 and is based in Noida, India with additional offices in other parts of India.
Khaitan Electricals Limited manufactures and sells electrical goods in India. The company offers ceiling, table, pedestal, wall/cabin, freshair, and coolair fans; industrial products comprising HD exhaust fans, air circulators, man coolers, and axial flow fans; and leon products, including ELD-retrofit, ELT-retrofit, ELQ-retrofit, spiral-retrofit, PL/PLC-non retrofit, T5 complete fitting, and LED bulbs, as well as consumer luminaries. It also provides appliances, such as juicer mixer grinders, mixer grinders, hand blenders, electric kettles, etc. For decades, the Khaitan name has been synonymous with quality fans in India. The company exports its products to the Middle East countries, Nigeria, Ghana, Yemen, Uganda, Iraq, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, etc. Khaitan Electricals Limited was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Kolkata.
Kurlon, the largest mattress manufacturer in the country, has also carved niche for itself in the furniture segment. The company offers spring, foam, rubberized coir, and therapeutic mattresses; and home accessories, such as sofas, living room products, pillows, and bed sheets. It provides its products through a network of dealers. By designing and manufacturing various types of furniture that are aesthetic and provides great value for money for the customer. Kurlon present a magnificent range of sofas, wardrobes, shoe racks, LCD units and many more. Feast your eyes on them. The company was formerly known as Karnataka Consumer Products Limited and changed its name to Kurlon Limited in 1995. Kurlon Limited was founded in 1962 and is based in Bengaluru. It has manufacturing facilities in Karnataka, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal, and Gujarat.
La Opala was first introduced in 1988 and since then is one of the pioneers in the line of tableware. La Opala dinner sets are bone ash free thereby making it the top choice for the vegetarians. The products are even microwave friendly and dish washer safe. La Opala RG Limited manufactures and markets opal glass tableware and crystalware products in India and internationally. Its opal glass tableware products include plates, bowls, dinner sets, cup-saucer sets, coffee mugs and cups, tea and soup sets, and pudding and dessert sets; and crystalware products comprise barware, vases, bowls, and stemware, as well as borosilicate cookware products. The company provides its products under the La Opala, Diva, and Solitaire brands. La Opala RG Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.
LIVPURE RO WATER PURIFIER
Livpure Private Limited (formerly Luminous Water Technologies (LWT), which is based in Gurgaon, India, owns Livpure, the reverse osmosis (“RO”) water purifier brands in the Indian domestic market. Livpure is engaged in the design; manufacturing, distribution and servicing of water purifier and water filter systems for home, residential and commercial use. Livpure aims to establish new benchmarks in water purification technology and offer World-class choices in modern potable water systems to the Indian consumer. Livpure, started under the SAR Group, has been formed with SAR Group’s passion towards environment and building a safer World for the future generations with the core focus being water treatment, water purification & complete water management solutions for households and Corporates.
With more than thirty years of experience, Milton is one of the oldest players with in the organized plastic Industry in India. The Company is equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing units at Pune and Silvassa that have been awarded the ISO 9001: 2000 certification for successful implementation of Quality Management Systems. Since its inception in 1972 as a small unit producing plastic items like tumblers, mugs, boxes, cases and undertaking small labor jobs; Milton has got to the Numero Uno position, thanks to millions of satisfied customers. Historically, Milton was the first to launch the Thermoware range in India, by developing its own technology and technical know-how and pioneered the Thermoware segment. Furthermore, Milton’s incessant commitment to research and innovation continues to add new products in their existing product-line. Today ‘Milton’ is a trusted brand amongst the consumers overtly synonymous with good quality. Milton is a must for every household.
Orient Electric is an Indian consumer company which manufactures and exports fans, lighting equipment, and other consumer appliances. Orient strives to improve your way of living by manufacturing all kinds of fans such as ceiling fans, tower fans, pedestal fans, table fans, wall fans, and exhaust fans. Orient Electric ceiling fans are some of the most popular models of ceiling fans in India. Orient also manufactures models of fans with lighting which will make your life easy. Orient’s plethora of options with its multitude of models caters to residential, commercial, corporate, and entertainment-related interiors. For the middle-class demographic, Orient fans offer an abundance of alternatives to suit every budget requirement. Orient’s fan models such as Speed King and Summer King are modeled after the requirements of the average Indian. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India with service centers in all parts of India.
ORPAT has added one more vertical to ORPAT Group dealing in designing and producing world class Fans. This vertical is engaged in presenting world class Fans with a touch of variety and creativity. The vertical has a big range of products to offer including Wall Fans, Ventilation Fans, Table Fans, Pedestal Fans and Ceiling Fans. The man behind the success story SHRI ODHAVJIBHAI R. PATEL started the group with a small team and limited offerings which today is a well branded corporate having a huge human capital of more than 3000 people and a wide range of product portfolio with maximum dot presence in Indian and global map. ORPAT today has around 450 depot and 50000 retailers to reach Indian market and has successfully attained reach over 45 countries across the globe.
Polar Industries was incorporated on June 19, 1982 at Calcutta, promoted by Sajjan Kumar Agarwal, Anil Kumar Agarwal and others. The company’s products are sold under the brand name –– Polar. Polar possess a common household name nationally gained its reputation through its journey with enviable quality products and innovative of fans for every choice and for every purpose. From a gust of cool air with the celebrated range of ceiling, table and portable fans created with cutting edge technology to utility based heavy duty air circulators and exhaust fans, Polar spells excellence in every type & kind of domestic fan spectrum. At polar the emphasis has always been on giving the customer the best quality at the most reasonable prices.
PREETHI KITCHEN APPLIANCES RANGE
Preethi Kitchen Appliances (P) Ltd. manufactures and sells home appliances in India and internationally. It offers mixer grinders, induction cooktops, AutoCookers/warmers, pressure cookers, tabletop grinders, kettles/coffee makers, gas stoves, and irons. The company sells its products through dealers and distributors. Preethi Kitchen Appliances (P) Ltd. was formerly known as Maya Appliances (P) Ltd. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Chennai, India. It has sales and service facilities in India, the United States, Sri Lanka, and the Middle East. Every Preethi appliance is efficient, contemporary and easy to use. And it keeps evolving to support and often improve the lifestyle of many a people.
Sintex water storage solutions ensure highest standards of hygiene at a reasonable cost. The triple layer water tank, an innovation that offers threefold protection along with Reno, RenoTuf, Reno G, Loft Tanks, Sumps, FRP, PUF and SMC panel tanks cover the entire range of water storage solutions. Sintex Plastics Division was started in the year 1975, and today Sintex has the most diversified manufacturing capabilities in plastic processing in the world. Sintex products are designed and built so efficiently that once installed, one can be assured of minimal maintenance. Sintex has a specific product for specific demands, in terms of size, build and purpose.
Sleepwell is a flagship brand of the Sheela Group, India’s leading manufacturer of Polyurethane foam and an ISO 9001 certified company. It has 12 state of the art manufacturing units, a strong support of 100 distributors and over 5000 dealers in India. Sheela Foam Limited manufactures and sells mattresses and other foam-based home comfort products. It sells its products for residential use, as well as for hotels, hospitals, and educational institutions. The company offers its products through distributors, retail dealers, and multi-branded outlets, as well as exports its products to approximately 32 countries. Sheela Foam Limited was incorporated in 1971 and is based in Ghaziabad, India. Sleepwell continually strive towards attaining a perfect balance between latest technological advancements with the demands and luxuries of the modern consumer.
Founded in the year 1996 Springwel Mattresses Private Ltd. is one of the FIRST COMPANIES to introduce Spring Mattresses in India. Springwel started its journey by setting up its first spring mattress manufacturing unit at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan and ‘Springwel’ brand was launched in comparatively lesser known luxurious Spring Mattress segment.
Today, Springwel has the widest range of Products – From Spring Mattresses to PUF Mattresses , Fiber Pillows to Natural Latex Pillows, Mattress Protectors to Duvet Covers. These mattresses are available at leading showrooms, all over India, which has been possible due to an ever increasing and satisfied base of customers. Due to its excellent quality and prompt services, Springwel mattresses are not only used but are repeatedly ordered by leading hotels, prominent personalities, corporate houses and several government & private institutions in India.
Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd. manufactures power backup and solar products for residential, commercial, and industrial applications worldwide. It offers inverters for homes, big homes, and businesses; on-line UPS for industries and commercial use; and solar street lighting systems, solar network monitoring systems, solar battery management systems, and more for homes, offices, hospitals, schools, villages, and petrol pumps. Su-Kam takes pride in saying that its 100% ‘Made in India’ inverters have become a household names in more than 70 countries worldwide. From building India’s first sine wave inverter to inventing world’s first plastic body inverter, Su-Kam has made so many technological advances in inverters that it is known as being the only company in this industry to file for 100 patents. Su-Kam’s R & D lab continues to churn out smart inverters that are equipped with latest technologies like ATC, 6 Stage Charging, touch screen and are wi-fi enabled. The company offers its products through a network of dealers. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Gurgaon.
Sunflame is a popular name when it comes to kitchen accessories and those who are considering investing in a quality stove should certainly check out products from this brand. Sunflame Enterprises Private Limited produces appliances for kitchens and homes in India. Sunflame with its presence in the Indian Kitchens for more than three decades has constantly endeavored to give homemakers the latest in technology and making cooking a luxurious and pleasurable experience. Sunflame’s products promise more efficient working and a hassle-free life. It is this promise, and its utmost fulfillment, that has made Sunflame a trusted and loved household brand in the country making it clearly the clear choice for its customers. Sunflame Enterprises Private Limited was founded in 1981 and is based in Faridabad, India with service networks in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra, and many more cities.
SURYA ROSHNI LIMITED
From being just another steel tube making unit back in 1973. Today, Surya Group has emerged into a colossal of over Rs. 4,000 Crore (US$ 600 million) Indian manufacturing company, exporting products to over 50 countries across the globe. The company operates in two segments, Steel and Lighting. In the year 1984, Surya’s lighting division was initiated with the dream of ‘Lighting Every City Every Home’. Three decades down the line, it is appraised as one of the leading brands in the Lighting industry. Surya has carved a niche of its own by advancing in a very commendable manner in other segments such as Fans & Home Appliances. Driving towards a bright future with government initiatives like building smart cities across India and also with increasing popularity and structural shift towards LEDs, Surya is all set to rise like a rainbow in the spectrum of competitors. Surya Roshni Limited was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
Syska Led Lights Private Limited manufactures and markets LED lighting solutions for residential and retail to commercial and industrial applications. It offers home and office lighting products, including bulbs, ceiling lights, spot lights, tube lights, emergency lights, and electrical accessories; and rainbow LED bulbs. The company also offers industrial products, including flood/beam lights, as well as HI-Bay indoor/outdoor lights that are used at workshops, industrial sheds, and factories; and outdoor products, such as street lights. In addition, it offers mobile accessories and LED lounges. The company also offers its products online. Syska Led Lights Private Limited was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Pune, India.
TTK Prestige Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets kitchen appliances in India and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Kitchen and Home Appliances, and Property & Investment. Its products include pressure cookers and pans, non-stick cookware, pressure cookware (clip on), and clean home solutions, as well as gas stoves and electrical appliances, such as mixers, grinders, toasters, ovens, grills, and more. The company also provides cook and hob tops, veggie cutters, chimneys, air fryers, roti makers, appliances and tools, kitchen hoods, and induction cook tops. It serves customers through its network of approximately 525 Prestige Smart Kitchen stores, as well as through distributors and retailers, hypermarkets, supermarkets and malls, and institutional buyers. The company also offers its products online. TTK Prestige Limited was incorporated in 1955 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
USHA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Usha International Limited provides home appliances, sewing machines, fans, power products, water coolers and dispensers, farm equipment, and auto components in India. It offers cooking appliances, including deep fryers, electric pressure cookers, etc. It provides kitchen appliances, including food preparation products, such as food processors, hand blenders, juicers, wet and mixer grinders, and juicer mixer grinders; brewing products, including electric kettles and coffee makers; and hoods, hobs, and cooktops. Further, the company provides sewing machines. Furthermore, it provides agri business products, such as farm implements that include power sprayers; engines and pump sets, such as kerosene pump sets, diesel engines, and diesel engine pump sets; and agro allied applications. The company offers its products through its showrooms, as well as dealers and retailers. Usha International Limited was founded in 1934 and is based in Gurgaon, India.
V-GUATRD INDUSTRIES LIMITED
V-Guard Industries Limited, a consumer electrical company, manufactures, trades, and sells electrical/electro mechanical and electronic goods in India and internationally. The company operates through Electronics, Electrical/Electro Mechanical, and Others segments. It offers a range of products, including voltage stabilizers, UPS, inverters and inverter batteries, electric water heaters, solar water heaters, domestic pumps and motors, agricultural pumps, industrial motors, domestic switch gears, distribution boards, wiring cables, industrial cables, induction cook tops, mixer grinders, and fans, as well as solar inverters, gas stoves, and switchgears. In its endeavor to reach every nook and corner of the country V-Guard is armed with over 500 distributors, 3,000 direct dealers, more than 20,000 retailers and service centres spread across the 29 states. The company sells its products through distributors, dealers, retailers, and service centers. V-Guard Industries Limited was founded in 1977 and is based in Kochi.
Voltas is India’s largest air conditioning company, and one of the world’s premier engineering solutions providers and project specialists. Founded in India in 1954, the company offers engineering solutions for a wide spectrum of industries in areas such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration, electro–mechanical projects, textile machinery, mining and construction equipment, materials handling equipment, water management & treatment, cold chain solutions, building management systems, and indoor air quality.
With manufacturing units at Thane, Dadra and Pantnagar, Voltas possesses total capability in the manufacture of room/split air conditioners, industrial air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, water coolers, commercial refrigerators, visicoolers and freezers, as well as fork–lift trucks, cranes, warehousing and construction equipment. All these products bear the stamp of state–of–the–art plant, machinery and processes, resulting in consistently high quality and reduced costs.
Welspun India Limited manufactures and sells home textile products in India and internationally. The company offers a variety of products like towels in different sizes and qualities, bed linen using state of the art technology and the best quality of Egyptian cotton. WIL launched organic products utilizing the benefits of Soya, Seaweed, milk and Bamboo. WIL is Asia’s largest and amongst the top 4 Terry Towel producers in the World. The company offers its products under the Hygrocotton, Spaces, Kingsley Home, Welhome, and Spun brands. The company was formerly known as Welspun Winilon Silk Mills Pvt. Ltd. and changed its name to Welspun India Limited in 1995. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Welspun India Limited is a subsidiary of Krishiraj Trading Limited.
ADITYA BIRLA GROUP
A US $41 billion (Rs. 2,50,000 crore) corporation, the Aditya Birla Group is in the League of Fortune 500. Anchored by an extraordinary force of over 120,000 employees, belonging to 42 nationalities. Over 50 per cent of its revenues flow from its overseas operations spanning 36 countries.
The Aditya Birla Group has been ranked fourth in the world and first in Asia Pacific in the ‘Top Companies for Leaders’ study 2011, conducted by Aon Hewitt, Fortune Magazine and RBL (a strategic HR and leadership Advisory firm). The Group has topped the Nielsen’s Corporate Image Monitor 2014-15 and emerged as the Number one corporate, the ‘Best in Class’, for the third consecutive year. It operates in 40 countries with more than 120,000 employees worldwide. The group was founded by Seth Shiv Narayan Birla in 1857. The group interests in sectors such as viscose staple fibre, metals, cement (largest in India), viscose filament yarn, branded apparel, carbonblack, chemicals, fertilisers, insulators, financial services, telecom, BPO and IT services.
DALMIA BHARAT GROUP
The Dalmia Group refers to a grouping of Indian companies, which trace their origin to the businesses established by Ramkrishna Dalmia and Jaidayal Dalmia. The Dalmia brothers established a business conglomerate in eastern India, in the first half of the 20th century. In the 1930s, the group merged with the businesses of the Sahu Jain Family to form the Dalmia-Jain Group. In 1948, the two families decided to split the businesses; the Dalmia businesses were further divided between Ramkrishna and Jaidayal. Today, a number of companies and conglomerates trace their origin to the original Dalmia businesses; these include Dalmia Bros, Dalmia Bharat Group, Orissa Cement, Renaissance Group and their subsidiaries. The Dalmia Bharat Group is engaged in cement, sugar, thermal power and other businesses. Its subsidiaries include Avnija Properties Ltd. and DCB Power Ventures Ltd.
Essar began as a construction company in 1969 and diversified into manufacturing, services and retail. Over the last four decades, it has grown through strategic global acquisitions and partnerships, or through Greenfield and Brownfield development projects, capturing new markets and discovering new raw material sources. Today, the company has expanded its global footprint, focusing on markets in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Essar invests significantly in the latest technology to drive forward and backward integration in its businesses, and on leveraging synergies between these businesses. It also focuses on in-house research and innovation to be a low-cost manufacturer with high quality products and innovative customer offerings. Essar’s area of business is: Essar Steel, Essar Oil, Essar Power, Essar Projects, Essar Port, Essar Shipping. Essar is widely regarded as a responsible and conscientious global employer. It has experience in managing businesses in different geographies with a culturally diverse workforce.
The Godrej Group is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, India, managed and largely owned by the Godrej family. It was founded by Ardeshir Godrej and Pirojsha Burjorji Godrej in 1897, and operates in sectors as diverse as real estate, consumer products, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, security and agricultural products. Subsidiaries and affiliated companies include Godrej Industries and its subsidiaries Godrej Consumer Products, Godrej Agrovet, and Godrej Properties, as well as the private holding company Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. At present the group enjoys the patronage of 1.1 billion consumers globally across consumer goods, real estate, appliances, agriculture and many other businesses. Godrej has a philanthropic arm that has built schools, dispensaries and a residential complex for their employees. Trusts established by Godrej continue to invest in education, healthcare and upliftment of the underprivileged. Godrej is a supporter of the World Wildlife Fund in India; it has developed a green business campus in the Vikhroli township of Mumbai, which includes 200 acre mangrove forest and a school for the children of company employees.
GVK is a leading Indian conglomerate with diversified interests across various sectors including energy, resources, airports, transportation, hospitality and life sciences. GVK’s greatest strength is its highly experienced and proficient in-house talent pool. GVK’s collaboration with global infrastructure leaders has brought international expertise to India reflecting excellence and advancement in all its endeavours. GVK has developed the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai handling over 45 mppa and is developing two airports in Indonesia as well. GVK, with its various developmental services aims to make a difference to the lives of people all over India. GVK is a socially responsible and an environmentally conscious organization that believes in sustainable development. Founder Chairman and Managing Director Dr GVK Reddy was honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th EPC World Awards held in New Delhi on 18 January 2017.
ITC is one of India’s foremost multi-business enterprise with a market capitalisation of US $ 45 billion and a turnover of US $ 8 billion. ITC is rated among the World’s Best Big Companies, Asia’s ‘Fab 50’ and the World’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes magazine and as ‘India’s Most Admired Company’ in a survey conducted by Fortune India magazine and Hay Group. ITC Limited engages in fast moving consumer goods, hotels, paperboards and specialty papers, packaging, agri, and information technology (IT) businesses worldwide. Within a relatively short span of time, ITC has established vital brands like Aashirvaad, Sunfeast, Fabelle, Sunbean, Dark Fantasy, Delishus, Bingo!, Yippee!, Candyman, mint-o, Kitchens of India in the Branded Foods space; Essenza Di Wills, Fiama, Vivel, Vivel Cell Renew, Engage, Savlon, Shower to Shower and Superia in the Personal Care products segment; Classmate and Paperkraft in Education & Stationery products; Wills Lifestyle and John Players in the Lifestyle Apparel business; Mangaldeep in Agarbattis and Aim in the Safety Matches segment. This growth has been rated by a Nielsen Report to be the fastest among the consumer goods companies operating in India. ITC Limited was incorporated in 1910 and is based in Kolkata, India.
The Jaypee Group is a Rs 20,000 crore well diversified infrastructural industrial conglomerate in India. Over the decades it has maintained its salience with leadership in its chosen line of businesses. Jaiprakash Associates Limited operates as a diversified infrastructure industrial conglomerate in India. The company operates through Construction, Cement, Hotel/Hospitality, Sports Events, Real Estate, Power, Investments, and Others segments. It engages in the construction of river valley and hydropower projects; manufacture and sale of Portland Pozzolana Cement under the Jaypee Cement brand; and generation, transmission, and distribution of hydro, wind, and thermal power. The company also operates hotels, golf courses, resorts, and spas; conducts sports related events; develops golf-centric real estate projects; and constructs expressways. In addition, it manufactures and sells urea, etc.; and owns and operates Jaypee hospital that consists of 504 beds. Further, the company provides heavy engineering services, hi-tech castings, coal extraction, aviation services, edible oils, dairy products, and man power services, as well as waste treatment services. Additionally, it provides IT infrastructure management, teaching learning, multimedia, content development, and agricultural content development services. Jaiprakash Associates Limited was founded in 1979 and is based in Noida, India.
The Muthoot Group is a flourishing business empire that has pervaded into each and every big & small town in India. It has interests in Financial Services, Information Technology, Media, Healthcare, Education, Power Generation, Infrastructure, Plantations, Precious metal, Tourism, and Hospitality. The Muthoot Group operates in 29 states in India, and has presence in Nepal, Sri Lanka, USA, UK and UAE. It is owned and managed by the Muthoot Family. The Group takes its name from the Muthoot Family based in Kerala. The Company was set up by Muthoot Ninan Mathai in 1887 at Kozhencherry, a small town in the erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore (Kerala). The group is headquartered in Kochi, Kerala and recently celebrated 130 years of unblemished business excellence lending services to millions of under served Indians leading to Financial Inclusion even in the most remote and rural areas of the country. The Muthoot Group has not only grown exponentially but has also facilitated growth for a sizeable population of the country that falls in the underprivileged category.
Reliance Group is among India’s top private sector business houses serving over 250 million customers across telecommunications, power, financial services, infrastructure, media and entertainment, and health care sectors. Founded by the late Shri Dhirubhai Ambani (1932-2002), the Reliance Group positively influences the lives of one in every 5 aspiring Indians across more than 25,000 cities and towns and 400,000 villages. Reliance Group has four listed companies. Reliance Power, Reliance Communications, Reliance Infrastructure, and Reliance Capital, with a shareholder base of over 12 million. The group provides telecom, financial services, construction, entertainment, power, health care, manufacturing, defence, aviation, and transportation services. The brand ambassador of Reliance is Anushka Sharma for Reliance Communication, Abhishek Bachchan and Sonu Nigam for Big 92.7 FM. Virender Sehwag was formerly the brand ambassador for Reliance Communication, then known as Reliance Infocom. The Group enjoys the unparalleled trust, faith and confidence of its customers, and is one of the largest employers in the country with a young, highly-trained and motivated workforce, with an average age of 35 years.
The RPG Group was founded by R. P. Goenka in 1979, and initially encompassed the Phillips Carbon Black, Asian Cables, Agarpara Jute, and Murphy India companies. R. P. Goenka held the title of Chairman Emeritus until his death in 2013, while the chairmanship has been assumed by his son Harsh Goenka.
Today the RPG Group comprises over fifteen companies in the areas of infrastructure, tyres, technology, and speciality. Some of the companies it holds are tyre firm CEAT Tyres, information technology firm Zensar Technologies Ltd, infrastructure company KEC International Ltd, and pharmaceutical company RPG Life Sciences Ltd. Harsh Goenka leads the Mumbai head-quartered RPG Enterprises (also known as RPG Group), with a turnover in excess of US $3 billion.
Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise, headquartered in India, comprising over 100 independent operating companies. The group operates in more than 100 countries across six continents. Tata Sons is the principal investment holding company and promoter of Tata companies. Sixty-six percent of the equity share capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts, which support education, health, livelihood generation and art and culture. In 2016-17, the revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $100.39 billion. These companies collectively employ over 695,000 people. There are 29 publicly-listed Tata enterprises with a combined market capitalisation of about $130.13 billion (as on March 31, 2017). Tata companies with significant scale include Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Teleservices, Titan, Tata Communications and Indian Hotels. Many Tata companies have achieved global leadership in their businesses.
Videocon Industries Limited manufactures, assembles, and distributes a range of consumer electronics and home appliances in India and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances, Crude Oil and Natural Gas, Telecommunications, and Power. It offers televisions, home entertainment systems, refrigerators, microwave ovens, washing machines, air conditioners, small household appliances, and compressors and motors, as well as components, such as glass shell panels and funnels. The company also engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas primarily in India, Mozambique, Brazil, Indonesia, and East Timor. In addition, it offers a range of mobile phones; cellular services, such as GSM mobile services under the Videocon Telecom brand name; and DTH services under the Videocon d2h brand name. Further, the company operates three solar photovoltaic power projects in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Gujarat, as well as develops residential and commercial properties, and retail and/or hotels. Additionally, it offers smart phones, tablets, and accessories through online in the United Arab Emirates. Videocon Industries Limited was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Mumbai.
The Wadia Group was founded by Loeji Nusserwanjee Wadia in 1736, when he opened a marine construction company. The Wadia Group, perhaps India’s oldest conglomerate, traces its roots back to at least 200 years before the country’s independence. To put things in perspective, two of the group’s four publicly traded companies have been listed for more than a century. One of the two, Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Co. Ltd, has declared a dividend every year for more than 125 years and Bombay Burmah Trading Corp. Ltd (BBTC) was only the second Indian company to list on BSE, Asia’s oldest bourse. In 1879, the Wadias set up Bombay Dyeing, which went on to become the group’s most popular brand. Around 1913, the Wadia Group acquired BBTC. After independence, it entered businesses including chemicals, engineering services, lamination and precision springs. In 1952, Neville Wadia, the father of present-day chairman Nusli Wadia, joined the business after the demise of his father. Twenty-five years later, in 1977, Nusli Wadia entered the business. Today, the group is present across sectors such as real estate, aviation, consumer products, plantations, chemicals and healthcare. Ness Wadia and Jehangir Wadia (Jeh), Wadia’s sons, are now actively involved in the business. Nusli Wadia is still at the helm of the group and a succession plan is yet to be finalized.
Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited (Formerly Azim Premji Custodial Services Private Limited) is headquartered in Bangalore. The Company primarily carries on the businesses of Consumer care products, Domestic & Commercial lighting and Infrastructure engineering. Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited comprises of two main divisions: Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCLG) and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN). Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCLG) is among the top fastest growing FMCG companies in India and has global workforce of 8300 serving over 40 countries. Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) is the largest independent hydraulic cylinder manufacturer in the world. WIN specializes in designing and manufacturing custom Hydraulic Cylinders, Actuators and Precision engineered components for infrastructure and related industries such as Construction & Earthmoving, Material/Cargo Handling & Forestry, Truck Hydraulic, Farm & Agriculture, Mining, and Aerospace & Defense. Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited also has two associates: Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited and Wipro Kawasaki Precision Machinery Private Limited.
E-commerce, Internet, Messenger Servirvices, Online Portals (Jobs, Information etc.)
Alive is a pioneer and ground-breaking Augmented Reality Platform that offers its readers a whole new visual experience that would change the way print news is consumed. Alive transforms the static world of print into a dynamic digital world filled with rich multimedia content such as audio, video, weblinks and much more. Alive has partnered with Catchoom which provides Image Recognition and Augmented reality technology. Alive OneScan is a Visual Search platform to scan and search anything visually. Alive OneScan is a product of Times Internet Ltd. the internet and mobile venture of India’s largest media house – The Times Group. Alive has more than 4.5 million downloads & is available on all mobile platform. Brands across various industries like automobile, real estate, FMCG, consumer durables, entertainment have used Alive to engage with their users.
Archies Online is a one-stop-shop to buy the perfect gifts for the ones you hold close to your heart. Archies presents an exhaustive collection of exclusive gifts and greeting cards to help you express your deepest feelings for your loved ones. Archies Online, with its out of the box greeting and gifting ideas has given millions of people means to express their love and joy and created days of celebration like-Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Friendship Day, Daughter’s Day, Women’s Day, Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan and many more. Since inception, ArchiesOnline has been reaching out to millions of hearts and constantly churning out reasons to smile. In a short few years, Archies has become a recognized brand – and a household name. It was started in 1979 by Anil Moolchandani.
BankBazaar is an online marketplace that gives consumers access to customized rate quotes on loans, credit cards or personal finance products such as insurance policies, bank loans and credit card offers. They offer their services through web and mobile platforms, through which consumers can search for offers, compare, and customize it. In 2008, with an initial capital of Rs. 45 lakh, BankBazaar.com was started, with a team of 6 people in Chennai. The name was chosen as it signifies a choice and comparison of banks. The founders Adhil Shetty, Arjun Shetty and Rati are a group of US return entrepreneurs who had worked in companies like Deloitte, Amazon.com, Capital One and Microsoft. BankBazaar offers customers the option to apply for Personal Loans, Car Loans, Home Loans, Credit Cards, Mutual Funds, Fixed Deposits, and Saving Accounts.
BharatMatrimony, India’s leading provider of online matchmaking services delivers matchmaking services to users in India and the Indian diasporas through its websites, mobile sites and mobile apps complemented by on-the-ground network of 140 retail centres in India. It has been ranked as India’s most trusted online matrimony brand by The Brand Trust Report India Study 2014 (a study covering 20,000 brands across 16 cities). BharatMatrimony.com comprises a network of 15 regional portals. BharatMatrimony has been featured in the Limca Book of Records for “most number of documented marriages online”. It is regarded as the most trusted matrimony website by Brand Trust Report.
BookMyShow is an online ticket booking platform for movies, plays and concerts. Book My Show was founded in 2007. It started off as a ticketing website for movies and has come a long way since then. It has changed the face of Ticketing System for movies and events in India. It has brought cinema or rather movies, in the pockets of masses. BookMyShow has also largely contributed in getting masses closer to movies. It has actually managed to get the unorganized ticketing system, organized. It is like a complete package or a one stop destination for any and every update about movies, from movie releases, show timings, theater availability and its details, movie details, movie songs, movie trailers, movie reviews to booking tickets, BookMyShow has it all! It was founded by Ashish Hemrajani, an alumnus of Sydenham Institute of Management, Mumbai University.
Cleartrip was set up in 2006. Headquartered in Mumbai, Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian online travel company providing online booking services for flights and train tickets, hotel reservations, and domestic and international holiday packages. Cleartrip provides the most affordable bargains on online booking of air, train and bus tickets. Along with the web portal, Cleartrip also operates Cleartrip for Business, an online corporate travel management tool; Agent Box, a travel tool for travel agents; and Cleartrip Mobile, a travel booking app for mobile devices.
Coverfox Insurance Broking Pvt. Ltd. provides insurance brokerage services online. It offers two wheeler, car, term, health, travel, life, and general insurance products. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Mumbai, India.
CricBuzz is a sports news website and app to all exclusively for the game of cricket. The site features news, articles, live coverage of cricket matches (including videos and scorecards), player rankings and team rankings. The website also offers many mobile apps. CricBuzz is also the largest mobile app for cricket news and scores in India. CricBuzz was created by three Infosys former employees Piyush Agrawal (IIT, BHU alumnus), Pankaj Chhaparwal and Pravin Hegde in the year 2004. By 2010, CricBuzz started developing mobile app for live cricket news and scores. In Nov 2014, Times Internet, a subsidiary of Times of India acquired majority stake in CricBuzz for undisclosed sum. Post acquisition, the website continues to be managed by the original founders. CricBuzz contains live streaming of cricket scores, upcoming schedules, team and player rankings, videos, pictures, cricket based online games and several mobile apps.
Flipkart operates as an online shopping portal in India. The company retails products in various categories, such as electronics, footwear, clothing, watches, accessories, bags, belts and wallets, fragrances and perfumes, grooming and wellness products, beauty and personal care products, jewelry, spectacle frames and contact lenses, sunglasses, toys, baby care products, home products and furniture, books and media products, and auto and sports products online. It serves women, men, babies, and kids. The company was formerly known as Flipkart Marketplace Private Limited and changed its name to Flipkart Internet Private Limited in November 2012. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Bengaluru, India. Flipkart Internet Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Flipkart Private Ltd.
Gaana.com is a commercial music streaming service providing free and licensed music. It was launched in April 2010 by Times Internet and provides both Indian and international music content. The entire Indian music catalog is available to users worldwide, but only users in South Asia have access to international music. Gaana.com features music from 21 languages including the major languages such as Hindi, English, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and other Indian regional languages. Gaana.com allows users to make their playlists public so that they can be seen by other users. They can view and favorite playlists. Its mobile app was launched to support almost all operating systems.
Hike is a multi-layered messaging app chosen by more than 100 million users worldwide. Hike messenger is one of those popular apps that have been quite successful in the current world. There are many people who are using Hike messenger. Hike messenger is a cross platform system that uses the internet for its purpose. There are plenty of data that can be sent through Hike messenger. Hike messenger first came into the picture in the year 2012. It was launched by Bharati enterprises and Softbank. Since then, this application has been very popular among the people and there are millions of users till date. Generally, if you use SMS services it costs, but in the case of this application, is free to use. You can send data and messages free of cost. Apart from messages and files you can also use hike for sending PDF and office files. So, if you are looking for a simple, effective and free instant messenger application, then get Hike Messenger today for your phone.
HomeShop18 is the pioneer in TV shopping in India as it changed the way India shop by launching the first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel. Today, the company brings the perfect balance between TV shopping and digital cum online shopping with India’s best online selling site, HomeShop18.com and HomeShop18 Mobile App. It is a one stop solution for shopping the best electronics and much more. Browse and instantly order from the largest product category of Clothing, Jewellery, Beauty, Digital products, Shoes, Sport Shoes, Watches, Travel bags, Kitchen Utensils, Dinner Sets etc. Committed to its customers, HomeShop18 ensures to give an entirely hassle-free service, including an easy-to-browse website and mobile app interface, and a very fast delivery network. Online shopping with Homeshop18 also delights its customers with free Gifts and Discount Coupons. Homeshop18 has options to pay using Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, EMI, Wallets, Credit Card EMIs, and COD applicable across its entire product range.
Indiatimes Shopping was the ecommerce division of The Times of India Group, India’s largest media conglomerate. It is one of the pioneers in electronic commerce in India and services its customers through various channels including online and selling over phone. It also provides platform services for brands to go online and sell their products in partnership through White-label. Some of the major categories sold through Indiatimes Shopping include men & women footwear, apparel & accessories, lifestyle, home décor, mobile phones, consumer electronics, health & personal beauty products, books, jewellery, baby products and flowers & gifts. Indiatimes Shopping currently operates through a hybrid model which is a mix of warehousing and marketplace. Indiatimes Shopping initiated its operation in the year 2000, being one of the earliest e-commerce companies in India. It has various business models.
InMobi provides mobile advertising services in Asia and Africa. It develops an advertisement serving algorithm that helps in optimizing the ranking of the advertisements served on mobile phones. The company also provides campaign management services, such as strategy, designing, executing, managing, and optimizing campaigns; and advertisement creation, format, and targeting services for advertisers. In addition, it offers monetization strategies to monetize site traffic by using a combination of performance and branding advertisements; and an advertisement serving algorithm to rank the advertisements available based on user targeting and past performance for publishers. Furthermore, it offers InMobi Ad Tracker, a mobile campaign conversion tracking solution; and Lifetime Value Platform, a platform that identifies in-application user groups and provides behavior insight to publishers or application developers. The company has a strategic partnership with TalkingData. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Bengaluru, India. It has additional offices in New Delhi and Mumbai.
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) is a part of Indian Railway which provides its services through its website. The services provided by IRCTC are- Online Ticketing, Tourism, and Catering (In some specific trains). IRCTC was started on 27th September 1999. From then it has expanded its operation and now plays a critical role in the growth of Indian Railway. Besides online ticketing, it also organizes different package tours. Some of the packages are- Palace on Wheels, Bharat Darshan, and Golden Chariot etc. IRCTC’s headquarter is located in New Delhi. Besides this, five zonal offices of IRCTC’s are located in – Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Secunderabad. It received many awards. In 2009, it was declared as the Most Innovative project Award by PC quest. It won website of the year India award in 2014 and in 2008 won National Tourism Award.
Justdial is an India based company founded by V.S.S. Mani. It provides search services and is made available on Website and Mobile. The company’s headquarter is in Mumbai, Maharashtra[-. The company started offering local search services in 1996 under the Justdial brand and is now the leading local search engine in India. The official website www.justdial.com was launched in 2007. Justdial’s search service is available to users across multiple platforms, such as the internet, mobile Internet, over the telephone (voice) and text (SMS). Justdial’s search service bridges the gap between the users and businesses by helping users find relevant providers of products and services quickly, while helping businesses listed in Justdial’s database to market their offerings.
MAKE MY TRIP
MakeMyTrip.com, India’s leading online travel company was founded in the year 2000 by Deep Kalra and is based in Gurugram. MakeMyTrip provides assistance and online booking solutions for day to day personal and corporate travel needs. It offers travel products and services, including international and domestic air tickets, holiday packages, and hotel bookings; meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions; and domestic bus and rail tickets, private car and taxi rentals, and B2B and affiliate services. MakeMyTrip also provides access to airlines operating to and from India; hotels in India and internationally; and guesthouses in India, Indian railways, and Indian bus operators. In addition, it offers franchising opportunities. Today, MakeMyTrip is much more than just a travel portal or a famous pioneering brand – it is a one-stop-travel-shop that offers the broadest selection of travel products and services in India.
Myntra is an Indian fashion e-commerce marketplace company headquartered in Bengaluru. The company was founded in 2007 by some IIT graduates with a focus on personalization of gift items. By 2010, Myntra shifted its focus to the online retailing of branded apparel. With an aim to redefine the fashion arena in India, Myntra has everything to offer, ranging from all kinds of men’s and women’s apparels to accessories. Myntra caters to a diversity of choices of online shoppers in India under one umbrella. In May 2014, Myntra.com merged with Flipkart to compete against Amazon which entered the Indian market in June 2013 and other established offline retailers like Future Group, Aditya Birla Group and Reliance Retail. Myntra was voted as the “India’s Most Admired & Valuable Power Brand Award 2016” at 7th Annual India Leadership Conclave.
Naaptol.com is a one-stop online shop for all your lifestyle needs. Being the No.1 home shopping company of India, Naaptol aims at improving people’s lives by catering to them, through teleshopping and online shopping, a gamut of products aimed at simplifying their life. Naaptol epitomizes accessible and affordable luxury for all. The brand prides itself on high quality, state-of-the-art, affordable, innovative consumer goods and lifestyle products and experienced staff ensuring their customers simplify their lives, be healthy, be happy, live well and above all enjoy their lives. From home decor to apparels to toys to kitchen appliances, the brand encapsulates fashion, luxury, comfort and style to its product portfolio combining innovation, affordability and modernity. In sync with the growth of Online shopping in India, Naaptol reaches maximum consumers, not just in metros but also in the smallest possible towns. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Navi Mumbai, India.
Naukri.com is the largest jobsite in India. It is part of Info Edge India (Ltd), India’s leading Internet Company. Naukri.com is forever pushing the boundaries with new-edge innovations and technology. Naukri.com was founded by Indian businessman Sanjeev Bikhchandani, who started Info Edge (India) in 1995. Naukri.com was launched in March 1997. The website follows B2B and B2C models. Subscription fees and advertising are two ways the website generates revenue. 90 percent of the revenue earned is from the recruiters (B-2-B). 10 percent of the income sources are from jobseeker services. It publishes a monthly report called Naukri JobSpeak. The report includes hiring activities across different industry sectors, cities and functional areas. The monthly index presents the current picture of the Indian Job market. In 2012, the website launched Mobile App for Smartphone users. The job search app was designed for Blackberry, Android and iPhone devices.
OLX.in is a free local classifieds site. Sell anything from used cars to mobiles, furniture, laptops, clothing and more. People can submit ads for free and without creating an account. If one wants to buy something – here one will find interesting items, cheaper than any the store. One can start buying and selling in the easiest way on OLX.in. The OLX marketplace facilitates buying and selling services and goods such as electronics, furniture, household goods, cars and bikes. Payments between buyer and seller are made offline, so OLX does not have to deal with varying payment infrastructure availability in each of its markets.
Paytm is India’s largest mobile payments and commerce platform. It started with online mobile recharge and bill payments and has an online marketplace today. In a short span of time, Paytm have scaled to over 230 Mn registered users. Paytm is the consumer brand of India’s leading mobile internet company One97 Communications. One97’s investors include Ant Financial (AliPay), SoftBank, SAIF Partners, Mediatek, Sapphire Venture and Silicon Valley Bank. Paytm strives to maintain an open culture where everyone is a hands-on contributor and feels comfortable sharing ideas and opinions. Its team spends hours designing each new feature and obsesses about the smallest of details. The name is an acronym for “Pay Through Mobile.” The company employs over 13,000 employees and has 3 million offline merchants across India. It also operates the Paytm payment gateway and the Paytm Wallet.
Pepperfry.com is India’s largest furniture and home online marketplace headquartered in Mumbai. A managed marketplace, Pepperfry is known for its differentiated product range which offers over 80,000+ products across categories like Furniture, Home Décor, Kitchen & Dining, etc. Pepperfry is India’s one stop shop for furniture and home products and focuses on leveraging in-depth category expertise to establish the merchandising and supply chain infrastructure required to fulfill this vision. At present they get around 40 lakh visitors every month, and over 2.5 million registered users. Around 48 per cent of the buyers on Pepperfry are repeat buyers. Pepperfry strives to conduct its operations with the highest degree of ethical and business standards.
Policybazaar is India’s prominent online life insurance and general insurance aggregator. Policybazaar is specialized in making comparative analysis of the insurance products of various insurance policies based on price, quality and key benefits. The company began operations in 2008 as a key force in establishing an informative online financial services platform in India. Policybazaar.com boasts of over 20 million unique visitors each year who compare the best suited financial products for them and the sale of over 15,000 policies on a month. Policybazaar is proud of the relationship it has with all the prominent insurance companies across India. Its partners are from the sectors related to car insurance, health insurance, life insurance, corporate insurance, travel insurance and loans. PolicyBazaar makes buying insurance easy. When you compare insurance products on policybazaar, you get a listing of products most suitable for needs.
Practo provides a doctor discovery portal to enable users get their healthcare queries answered in real time by doctors in India, Brazil, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It offers Practo Ray, a doctor-facing practice management software sold as a subscription-based and Software-as-a-Service product; and Practo Reach, a sponsored listing service for hospitals and clinics. For millions of people, Practo is the trusted and familiar home where they know they’ll find a healing touch. It connects them with everything they need to take good care of themselves and their family – assessing health issues, finding the right doctor, booking diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, storing health records or learning new ways to live healthier. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
Quikr operates as an online category classifieds company in India. It provides a classifieds platform that brings various buyers and sellers together in various categories, such as cars and bikes, electronics and technology, real estate, home and lifestyle, jobs, mobiles, tablets, etc. It serves as a local community selling and buying platform, where you can sell, buy, rent or find anything in your neighborhood. Other services offered include a missed call service and instant messaging. The products have been divided into 12 categories, with more than 140 sub-categories ranging from mobile phones, cars, jobs, furniture, services, real estate, electronics and others. Brainchild of Pranay Chulet, Quikr is widely known as India’s no. 1 online classifieds platform.
RedBus is the number 1 inter-city bus ticketing service in the world. redBus is a part of ibibo Group, India’s primary online travel group that also owns the leading hotels and air aggregator, goibibo.com. redBus.in is India’s largest online bus ticketing platform, trusted by over 6 million Indians. With a sale of over 5, 00, 00,000 tickets via web, mobile, and agents, redBus stands at the top of the game in bus ticketing. redBus.in operates on over 67000 routes and is associated with 1800 reputed bus operators. Founded in 2006 in Bangalore, India, redBus now connects various cities across the globe with just a click of a button. With its mobile app downloaded by over 7.5 million loyal customers, redBus is the largest community of bus travellers in the world.
Rediff.com India Limited provides online Internet based services in India and to the global Indian community. The company operates in two segments, India Online Business and US Publishing Business. Its Websites consist of channels relevant to Indian interests, such as cricket, astrology, matchmaker, and movies; content on various matters, including news and finance; search facilities; a range of community features comprising e-mail, chat, messenger, e-commerce, and broadband wireless content; and mobile value-added services, such as ring tones, picture messages, logos, wallpapers, and other related products to mobile phone users.The company publishes two weekly newspapers in North America. It offers Moneywiz that provides stock market quotes, company information and other vital business information. Rediff’s other services are Rediff Blogs to enables users to set up their own blogs, Rediff iShare, a video sharing platform; Rediff MyPage, a free online social networking product; and Get Ahead, an editorial content channel. Further, the company operates Rediff Shopping, an online marketplace and offers e-mail solutions, such as Rediffmail and Rediffmail PRO for small and medium sized enterprise segment. Rediffmail and Rediffmail PRO for small and medium sized enterprise segment.
Launched in February 2010, Snapdeal.com has seen phenomenal growth in the short span of over two years and has emerged as one of the largest online marketplace in India. Snapdeal.com continues to grow and evolve as a world class e-commerce platform by giving its customers the widest assortment of products across diverse categories from thousands of national, international and regional brands. Snapdeal is run by a very young, dynamic & innovative team of over 1500 people with the average age for an employee being 26 years. Started as a daily deals website, Snapdeal.com has today evolved to become a marketplace which offers a wide range of products across various categories. Shipping thousands of units every day across 4000+ towns and cities, Snapdeal.com has a network of more than 50000 Merchants/Brands, and has over 18 million members. Snapdeal.com has revolutionized online shopping in India since its inception and has won several accolades and recognition in this regard.
TIMES INTERNET LIMITED
Times Internet is an Internet subsidiary of The Times of India Group, under which some of the largest websites in India, The Times of India, The Economic Times, Navbharat Times and Maharashtra Times, operate. TIL is India’s largest media and entertainment group. TIL websites are among the fastest growing Web / Mobile based networks worldwide. Since its inception in 1999, Times Internet has led the Internet revolution in India and has emerged as India’s foremost web entity, running diverse portals and niche websites. It reaches over 232 million unique visitors a month who collectively account for 10.4 billion page views and 10.0 billion minutes spent across web and mobile, with businesses across news, entertainment, sports, local, ecommerce, classifieds, startup investments, local partnerships, and more. Today, it has a diversified set of 35+ digital consumer-facing businesses. TIL proudly carries with it 175 years of prestige associated with the Times of India Group yet stands independent as a collective of start-ups offering dynamic digital products.
TimesJobs.com, Indias leading career and recruitment portal, is one of the best-selling online ventures of the Times of India Group. TimesJobs.com is an Indian employment website operating in India and Middle East. Conceived and launched in 2004, TimesJobs. com currently has a candidate database of more than 25 million registered job-seekers across levels and functions who clock-in over 60 million page views a month. TimesJobs.com is positioning itself as an engagement platform and knowledge resource for insights, information, analysis and opinions on the recruitment market. TimesJob is Well known for its product innovations and unmatched deliverables. TimesJobs.com serves a corporate customer base of more than 25,000 clients from across the globe. It has been serving clients like HCL, IBM, Yamaha, Godrej, HSBC, Mahindra, Bajaj Allianz, TCS and Thomson Reuters to name a few.
Wynk Music is a music streaming & downloading app, for every mood! From Rahman to Rihanna, it has over 2.8 million songs spanning Indian and International music. Stream & download songs on Wynk Music app & discover music from its huge library covering a host of genres including Bollywood, Pop, Rock, Bhangra, Devotional, Bhajans, Happy, Sad, Romantic, Party, Chill, Love & Old retro. Stream and download unlimited music from huge variety of playlists curated especially for music lovers or create your own playlist. For those who like to just sit back and relax while listening to music, Wynk has got Radio stations to choose from. Wynk is a music streaming app launched by Airtel.
Yatra.com is an Indian online travel agency and a travel search engine, with headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana in India. It was incorporated in 2006 by entrepreneurs Mr. Dhruv Shringi, Mr. Manish Amin and Ms. Sabina Chopra.
Yatra.com is ranked as the leading provider of consumer- direct travel services in India and provides information, pricing, availability, and booking facility for domestic and international air travel, hotel bookings, holiday packages and bus and railway reservations. The company provides reservation facility for more than 40,000 hotels in India and over 500,000 hotels around the world. Yatra.com provides booking facility for all the popular and exotic national and international destinations.
Yebhi.com is an online boutique fashion retailer that markets shoes, apparels, bags, watches and accessories. Headquartered in Gurgaon with around 550 employees, it was founded by Danish Ahmed and Manmohan Agrawal in 2009. It began as BigShoeBazaar.com, which has a registered user base of about 1.5 million people. About half a million of these users have transacted on the site, which is operated by Big Shoe Bazaar India Pvt Ltd., the fastest growing company in lifestyle category in India. The company powered the sale of multi brand Footwear online through bigshoebazaar.com. There has been an enormous success in the footwear category, which inspired the expansion in other categories like Apparels, Accessories, Bags, Jewellery and Mobiles. It has multi brand footwear franchise retail stores chain by the name of “Big Shoe Bazaar” and multi brand & multi category lifestyle franchisee stores by the name of “Yebhi Fashion”. Yebhi.com went live in 2010 and is the fastest growing company in the lifestyle category in India.
Launched in August 2011, Yepme is India’s biggest online fashion brand, which services over 1000 cities monthly as against most offline retail fashion brands, which service only 75 cities. Yepme now delivers close to 500,000 units to its customers every month. The brand targets style conscious men & women between the age of 20-29 years, in India. The target segment has a high level of fashion awareness through TV, Internet and Movies and wants Fresh Fashion every day.
With a fan following of over 5 million on Facebook, Yepme.com has created benchmarks in the online fashion industry. It was rated as one of the 5 top start-ups to watch out for by Forbes, for revolutionizing e-commerce industry. Amongst fashion brands, Yepme has one of the highest social engagements on Facebook and has been ranked as one of the top 20 fashion brands in the world. The brand was awarded “Web-only Brand of the Year” in 2014 by eTailing India.
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app and website, providing in-depth information for over 1.4 million restaurants across 23 countries. Zomato is used by consumers globally to discover, rate and review restaurants, as well as create their own personal network of foodies for trusted recommendations. Zomato provides in-depth information for restaurants in India and internationally. Its core content features include restaurant information, such as scanned menus and photos where the restaurant does not have its own website; and social features allow users to rate and review restaurants, as well as create their own personal network of foodies for trusted recommendations. Zomato was founded in 2008 by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah and is based in Gurgaon. It currently operates in 23 countries, including India, Australia, and United States.
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India; to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in Post-graduate Medical Education. The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc.(Hons.) Nursing post-certificate degrees.
The Amity University has been established by an act of State Legislature and recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) through the Act of State Legislature. Amity University is a multi campus private research university system. The university additionally operates Amity Business School, Amity Global Business School, and a law School in its name which is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in New Delhi. The university has 10 campus locations in India as well as eight international locations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London, as well as China, Mauritius, Romania, Singapore and South Africa. In 2016, Amity bought Long Island campus of St. John’s University in New York City for US$22 million (£18 million). Amity University was formed by Ashok Chauhan, the founder of the Ritnand Balved Education Foundation. Amity University is India’s first private university to implement reservations based on caste etc. for both faculty as well as students.
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to “train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information”. Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani a leading Institute of Higher Education and a deemed University under section 3 of the UGC act offering degree programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities. Over the years, BITS has provided the highest quality technical education to students from all over India admitted on the basis of merit. Its graduates may be found throughout the world in all areas of engineering, science and commerce. BITS symbolizes the maturing of Indian technical ability and “can-do” entrepreneurial spirit, especially as derived from the private sector.
D.A.V PUBLIC SCHOOL
DAV College Managing Committee (DAVCMC) is the largest non-governmental organisation in the field of education in India today. It has a glorious past steeped in the history of India. DAVCMC has contributed to nation-building by pioneering private initiative in education. In its more than 131 years long career span, DAV students have emerged as leaders in their chosen fields as Nobel laureates, Prime Ministers, Scientists, Sports persons, Defense personnel, Actors, Media persons, CEOs, etc., thus, making meaningful contributions to the economic and social development of India. DAVCMC runs and manages over 840 educational institutions comprising of public schools, grants-in-aid schools, colleges, institutes of professional education and research institutions. The organization is managed by a galaxy of luminaries from diverse fields who are committed to the philosophy of Arya Samaj and ideals of Swami Dayanand Saraswati. DAV’s commitment to quality education ensures highly qualified and skilled work force and state-of-art infrastructure in the educational institutions managed by it.
The DPS Society is a non-profit, non-proprietary, private, educational organization. Delhi Public School Society is one of the largest institutions providing education at school level in India and abroad. It has a large number of schools under its control in India and abroad. The Delhi Public School Society is the administrative authority for all the institutions under its banner. Some of the schools are also affiliated to the (CBSE) in New Delhi. The Society was founded by Pinkesh Barjatiya in 1949 and later developed by Anant Barjatiya. For more than six decades, the DPS Society has developed with a spirit and a vision. Today it stands as a citadel of learning and a harbinger of quality consciousness, committed to developing the minds and initiatives of children. The family is growing every day. The core schools have been set up by the Society and schools under aegis of the DPS Society have been established globally in collaboration with concerned public, private sector undertakings and individual entrepreneurs.
Delhi University or DU, is one of the top ranked central universities in India. Not just known for its heritage and legacy, the university is also popular as a budding ground for future intellectuals, thinkers, and policy makers. The University has produced some of the leading names in the fields of Sports, Cinema, Journalism, Politics, and Commerce etc. Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, TV Presenter Arnab Goswami, Shahrukh Khan and Burmese Diplomat Aung San Suu Kyi are some of the notabal alumni of Delhi University. It was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The President of India is the Visitor, the Vice President is the Chancellor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the University.
EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd. (EIL) is the pioneer in the branded Pre School Segment in India with its Pre School Brand ‘EuroKids’ and has been responsible for bringing out positive transformation in the unorganized Pre School segment. Along with this it offers a business format franchise in the Kindergarten services. EuroKids preschools specialize in early childhood education and preschool programs, with a curriculum and special learning initiatives like S.P.E.A.K, motion-based learning, Learn2Play, EuroGym and EuroMusic. Launched in 2001, EuroKids has over 15 years of expertise, with over 900 centers spread across over 350 cities and towns and has nurtured over 3,00,000 students. EuroSchool’s motto ‘Learn…Explore…Discover Yourself’ embodies 21st century preparedness in education to create a responsible global citizen. EuroSchool has a presence of 10 school campuses in 6 cities across the country.
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are a group of 20 public, autonomous institutes of management education and research in India. They primarily offer post graduate, doctoral and executive education programmes. The establishment of IIMs was initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, based on the recommendation of the Planning Commission. Each IIM is autonomous and exercises independent control over its day-to-day operations. However, the administration of all IIMs and the overall strategy of IIMs is overseen by the IIM council. The IIM Council is headed by India’s Minister of Human Resource Development and consists of the chairpersons and directors of all IIMs and senior officials from the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India. The Union Cabinet, on 24 January 2017, approved the IIM Bill, 2017 which would declare IIMs as Institute of national importance and enable them to grant degrees and further bring many other important changes to the institute. On Jul 28, 2017, Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament passed the IIM Bill.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru pioneered establishing of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) to provide trained technical personnel of international class to the nation who would act as leaders in technology for the newly born independent India. In May 1950, the first in the series was established in Kharagpur at the site of the Hijli Detention Camp, where the British had incarcerated political prisoners, the institution was named the ‘Indian Institute of Technology’ before its formal inauguration on August 18, 1951. Within a decade of the launch of the first IIT, four more were set up: IIT Bombay (1958), IIT Madras (1959), IIT Kanpur (1959), and IIT Delhi (1961). Decades later, the sixth IIT was established in Guwahati (1994). India’s first technical institute, set up in 1847 and known as the Thomson College of Engineering and subsequently the University of Roorkee, was ordained as the seventh IIT in September 2001. In the year 2008, six new IITs were started: IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Patna, IIT Rajasthan, and IIT Ropar. This was followed by two more IITs in 2009: IIT Indore and IIT Mandi. In 2012, Institute of Technology, BHU was designated the sixteenth IIT. Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs have made huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad. The institutes are globally recognized as centres of academic excellence, and are reputed for the outstanding caliber of the students graduating from them.
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is a private business school founded in 2001 by two senior executives of McKinsey & Company, Rajat Gupta and Anil Kumar. ISB is the first business school in India to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). However, ISB is not accredited by the Indian statutory body, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as ISB has chosen not to apply for its accreditation. ISB has been ranked 33rd in the world in the 2015 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. The ISB is committed to creating such leaders through its innovative programmes, outstanding faculty and thought leadership. Funded entirely by private corporations, foundations and individuals from around the world who believe in its vision, the ISB is a not-for-profit organisation.
Jawaharlal Nehru University is the foremost university in India, and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research. Jawaharlal Nehru University was established in 1969 by an act of parliament and ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a Grade Point of 3.91 (on a scale of 4). JNU was ranked no 3 among all universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Government of India, in 2016 and no 2 in 2017. JNU also received the Best University Award from the President of India in 2017. JNU was the first to offer courses in foreign languages in an integrated five year MA programme. The University brings out four research journals which have high academic visibility in India and abroad. These are Studies in History, International Studies, JSL (the Journal of the School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies) and Hispanic Horizons. Several members of the JNU faculty also edit national and international journals besides the above four. Several academic Centres of the university have been declared by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to be ‘Centres of Excellence’. JNU itself has been given the status of the ‘University of Excellence’ by the UGC.
KANGAROO KIDS EDUCATION LIMITED
Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd. is a fully integrated education service provider supporting a network of owned and franchise schools. It was established in 1993 by Lina Ashar with an aim to introduce an empowering system of education which would enable learners to seamlessly integrate the derived knowledge with different areas of application. It has under its umbrella – Kangaroo Kids Pre-Schools (Pre-school, Day Care, and Hobby Classes), Billabong High International School, KITDR (Teacher Training Institute). Having established itself as a brand name in quality education in the country, today, KKEL supports 89 schools in India that are operating in 24 cities and has an international presence in Dubai and Maldives and is still growing. The school is a part of an educational group supporting 64 centres across India and centres in Dubai and Maldives.
The Kendriya Vidyalayas are a system of central government schools in India that were instituted under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It comprises over 1,094 schools in India and three abroad. It is one of world’s largest chain of schools. The system came into being in 1963 under the name ‘Central Schools’. Later, the name was changed to Kendriya Vidyalaya. All the schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Its objective is to educate children of the Indian Defence Services personnel who are often posted to remote locations. With the army starting its own Army Public Schools, the service was extended (but not restricted) to all central government employees. A uniform curriculum is followed by these schools all over India. By providing a common syllabus and system of education, the Kendriya Vidyalayas are intended to ensure that the children of government employees do not face education disadvantages when their parents are transferred from one location to another. The schools have been operational for more than 50 years.
Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), a prestigious college under Delhi University, was established in 1956, by Lala Shri Ram. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) — an autonomous institution set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to focus on quality in higher educational institutions — in its evaluation, awarded LSR a score of 3.61, one of the highest amongst Delhi University Colleges so far. LSR has been ranked 7th among top 100 colleges in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2017. Enrichment courses such as Gender Studies, Mathematical Awareness, Art, History and Sports Journalism are conducted to enhance skill sets of students. Today, the college is located in a 512-acre (2,070,000 m2) campus in Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi. It has approximately 2000 students, over 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study.
National Institute of Fashion Technology, a leader in fashion education with the ability to integrate knowledge, academic freedom, critical independence and creative thinking has a history of being in existence for 28 years stands as a testimony to its fundamentals where academic excellence lies at the core. The institute has stood as a beacon of serious critical engagement, a key enabler in developing competent professionals.
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), set up in 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006. Bringing in a wide range of aesthetic & intellectual orientations, the early instructors included leading progressive scholars from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. NIFT has spread its wings across the length and breadth of the country. Through its 15 professionally managed campuses, National Institute of Fashion Technology provides a framework to ensure that prospective students from different parts of the country achieve their highest potential through the programmes offered.
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. The company ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a strong focus on assuming leadership role in the Digital Learning World and to further accelerate NIIT’s growth and profitability, the company has charted a focused business strategy to address the Digital Transformation needs for individuals and corporate customers by offering training and consulting to help them re-invent themselves & their organisations. NIIT has been recognized as ‘India’s Most Trusted Training Brand’ 2017 by Trust Research Advisory (TRA) for the 5th consecutive year. NIIT has also been featured as the ‘Most Respected Education Company’ – 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World.
NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA
The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). It signified the culmination of efforts by the Judiciary, the Bar Council of India, the Karnataka Bar Council, the Bangalore University and the Government of Karnataka to reform legal education and to establish a centre of excellence for legal education and research in India. The first batch of students was selected through a National Entrance Test, and regular academic activities began on 1st July, 1988. Twenty-four batches have completed their studies here. Law School was established with a view to cater to the requirements of the legal profession, law teaching and research, and judiciary and it is expected that the students who study in this School will eventually become legal practitioners, law teachers or engage in legal research or enter the judiciary in due course.
Presidency Group of Institution was established in the year 1976. Close to four decades now the Institution under the hawk’s eye vision of its Chairman has been continuously working towards the growth approaching several branches and holding proud position in the field of education. Presidency College was started in the year 2000. Affiliated to Bangalore University the college started with just two courses. Today 13 years down the lane Presidency College is proud to announce that it is a renowned B School with its Management Courses flourishing every year with great results. Presidency college has a strength of nearly 14,000 students and a highly qualified staff of 1200, who explore excellence in the field of education, sports, crafts etc.
SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
The Sikkim Manipal University was established in 1995. It is the first government-private initiative in the region. SMU is recognized by the University Grants Commission and approved by the Government of India. It is the first ever Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the country for higher Education and Health Care services. SMU offers quality education to the students from North and North Eastern parts of India and latest health care facilities at affordable costs to the people of Sikkim. Since its inception, SMU has crossed several miles stones. The University is all set to expand its educational campus to new horizons. Highly qualified, competent and dedicated faculty members of SMU are committed to the task of ensuring that the students graduating from the University are well trained to meet the demanding challenges of their chosen profession in this competitive world. The University plays a significant role in contributing to the nation’s talent pool. Transparent procedures, merit based intake criteria and efforts to provide the best of facilities have been marked features.
ST. STEPHEN’S COLLEGE
Founded in 1881, St. Stephen’s College is one among the oldest colleges in Delhi. It offers a number of Undergraduate, Postgraduate as well as Language courses with different specialization subject. St. Stephen’s college is a religious foundation drawing inspiration from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It was established by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. The college admits both undergraduates and post-graduates, and awards degrees in liberal arts and sciences under the purview of the University of Delhi. As of 2017, the Governing Body of the College has initiated a move towards making it an autonomous institution. The college awards each year a number of prizes to the students for high achievement in academics and extra-curricular activities. Scholarships and financial aid are given to deserving students on the basis of need-cum-merit.
ST. XAVIER’S COLLEGE
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, is a college affiliated to the University of Mumbai offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce and Management. Xavier’s was the first college to be granted autonomy by the University of Mumbai in 2010.In 2006, St. Xavier’s was awarded ‘A+’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The college is named after Francis Xavier, the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint. Its campus in South Mumbai is built in the Indo-Gothic style of architecture, and recognized as a heritage structure. Founded by German Jesuits in 1869, Xavier’s developed rapidly from 1884 to 1914. While it began as an arts college, by the 1920s science departments were established. The college was greatly expanded in the 1930s.
The college is run by Indian Jesuits, with a distinct focus on affirmative action for minority students. It offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Arts, Science, Business, Commerce or Public Policy. It has spawned several research institutions within its campus including the Blatter Herbarium, and is known for its inter-collegiate youth festival Malhar.
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956. Since its inception, the Vision of the TISS has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.
Kenstar was launched in the year 1996 and started the norm of innovative, sleek and premium fans & air coolers. The product range includes vacuum machines, mixer grinders, OTG, air coolers and food processors. The adherence to the quality and innovation makes the brand the most-preferred and finest brand in India. The brand is known for unmatched technical and quality parameters. When it comes to consumer durables, the technical support provided by the company through service centres is also exceptional. No wonder, that the company is now credited as the number one company when it comes to consumer preference. Kenstar is a name that stands for international quality, style and durability.
Onida is an electronics brand, based in India. It was established as “MIRC Electronics” in 1981. Onida was started by G.L. Mirchandani and Vijay Mansukhani in 1981 in Mumbai. In 1982, Onida started assembling television sets at their factory in Andheri, Mumbai. Since then, Onida has evolved into a multi-product company in the consumer durables and appliances sector. In addition to the Gulf countries ONIDA has a presence in Russia, Ukraine and neighboring CIS countries. Onida has been an enduring brand in the Indian Consumer Durable space, and has won the trust of millions of consumers with its high quality products. The company created amongst the most powerful icons in advertising, the Onida Devil, and amongst the most memorable taglines, ‘Neighbour’s envy. Owner’s pride.’ Onida has often been voted as the top most trusted consumer durable brand in India – a reflection of its continued success.
Videocon Industries, established two decades ago, is a global conglomerate with market capitalization of $2.5 billion. Videocon’s businesses consist of manufacturing, marketing & distribution of consumer electronics products and oil & gas extraction. Videocon’s R & D centres are developing technologies that include True Flat, Slim, Extra Slim, Plasma & LCDs. It wants to market these products at the earliest. The company operates in four key sectors like Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances & Compressor manufacturing, Display industry and its components, Colour Picture Tube Glass and Oil and Gas.
DCM SHRIRAM LIMITED
DCM Shriram Consolidated (DSCL) was founded by Sir Shriram in 1889 as Delhi Cloth & General Mills Company (DCM). It runs two businesses –– energy intensive and agri business. The company’s manufacturing plant are located at Kota (Rajasthan), Bharuch (Gujarat), and Ajbapur, Rupapur, Hariawan and Loni (UP). DSCL’s agri business has a network of 30 sales offices, 12 distribution warehouses, 200 wholesales and 4800 retail outlets. The company is also the third largest manufacturer of Chlor–Alkali in the India. The company had launched value added UPVC window system business under the Fenesta TM brand in India. This product has very attractive design and insulation attributes that makes it strong business proposition as the concept is gaining acceptability.
ENGINEERS INDIA LTD
Engineers India Ltd (EIL) is a leading global engineering consultancy and EPC company. Established in 1965, EIL provides engineering consultancy and EPC services principally focused on the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. The Company has also diversified into sectors like infrastructure, water and waste management, solar & nuclear power and fertilizers to leverage its strong technical competencies and track record. With corporate office in New Delhi, EIL also operates from its four regional engineering offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Vadodara and has inspection offices at all major manufacturing locations of the country. The company’s overseas presence is marked by an engineering office in Abu Dhabi, which caters to the business needs in UAE/Middle-East region. Additionally, there are offices in London, Milan and Shanghai to coordinate the activities of international procurement and marketing.
Finolex Group is a private sector conglomerate based in Pune, India. The Finolex Group comprises Finolex Cables Ltd., Finolex Industries Ltd., Finolex J-Power Systems Ltd. and Finolex Plasson Industries Ltd. The group was founded in 1958 by P. P. Chhabria and K. P. Chhabria. With a growing portfolio of companies, Finolex continues to enhance product and service offerings to meet divergent customer needs. Finolex brand was born from “Fine” & “Flexibles” and “O” with an electric arc across it – signifying the electrical cable business the company was in. In the survey conducted by Business Today and Stern Standard, Finolex was listed among the Best Wealth Creating Companies of India.
KIRLOSKAR BROTHERS LIMITED
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is a world class pump manufacturing company with expertise in engineering and manufacture of systems for fluid management. Established in 1888 and incorporated in 1920, KBL is the flagship company of the $ 2.1 billion Kirloskar Group. KBL, a market leader, provides complete fluid management solutions for large infrastructure projects in the areas of water supply, power plants, irrigation, oil & gas and marine & defence. KBL engineers and manufactures industrial, agriculture and domestic pumps, valves and hydro turbines. KBL has eight manufacturing facilities in India at Kirloskarvadi, Dewas, Kondhapuri, Shirwal, Sanand, Kaniyur, Kolhapur and Karad. In addition, KBL has global manufacturing and packaging facilities in Egypt, South Africa, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, UK and USA. KBL is the only pump manufacturing company in India and ninth in the world to be accredited with the N and NPT certification by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
LAKSHMI MACHINE WORKS LIMITED
LMW, founded in the year 1962, is today a global player and one among the three manufacturers of the entire range of Textile Machinery. History stands as a documented proof of LMW’s Corporate and Financial success reflecting phenomenal growth since first year of operations. LMW has 60% market share in the domestic Textile Spinning Machinery Industry. LMW diversified into CNC Machine Tools and is a brand leader in manufacturing customized products. LMW Foundry makes Precision Castings for industries the world over. LMW is the only company in Asia outside Europe to manufacture OE products for Mikron of Switzerland. LMW’s Global presence has grown over the years, with a market presence not only in developing countries, but also in Europe. LMW has won the Top Export Award in textile machine exports for the past several years.
Thermax Limited provides engineering solutions in India and internationally. It operates in two segments, Energy and Environment. Thermax Group is an INR 4704 crore company, providing a range of engineering solutions to the energy and environment sectors. Thermax’s solutions reach clients in 75 countries across Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Europe, CIS countries, USA and South America. Its business operations are supported by 19 international offices, sales and service teams, a network of Thermax Channel Associates, a robust and innovative R&D setup, and 11 world class facilities – seven of which are in India, two in Denmark, one each in China and Germany – that manufacture to stringent international codes. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Pune, India.
Energy, Oil, Natural Gas, Power, Petroleum, Solar
ADANI POWER LIMITED
Adani Power Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and transmission of electricity under long term power purchase agreements and on merchant basis in India. It generates electricity through thermal and solar energy sources. The company has five power projects with a combined installed and commissioned capacity of 10,480 MW, including 4,620 MW at Mundra, Gujarat; 3,300 MW at Tiroda, Maharashtra; 1,320 MW at Kawai, Rajasthan; 1200 MW at Udupi, Karnataka; and 40 MW at Kutch, Gujarat. It is involved in coal trading activity. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Ahmedabad, India. Adani Power Limited is a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Limited.
BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRICALS LIMITED
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) established in the mid fifties (1956) is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India in the energy–related/infrastructure sector, today. BHEL has diversified its product base and caters to the needs of almost all sectors of economy. It caters to a wide spectrum of customers encompassing various fields of operation like fertilizers & petrochemicals, refineries, oil exploration etc. With a massive network of 15 manufacturing Units located at various important centres all over India. BHEL’s operations are organized around three business sectors, namely Power, Industry – including Transmission, Transportation, Telecommunication & Renewable Energy – and Overseas Business. In July 2011, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited successfully commissioned India’s first thermal set of 525 MW rating at Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project in Jharkhand.
BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) was established in 1952. It is one of the leading company in the petroleum sector in India. The 1860s saw vast industrial development. A lot of petroleum refineries also came up. An important player in the South Asian market then was the Burmah Oil Company. Though incorporated in Scotland in 1886, the company grew out of the enterprises of the Rangoon Oil Company, which had been formed in 1871 to refine crude oil produced from primitive hand dug wells in Upper Burma. The search for oil in India began in 1886, when Mr. Goodenough of McKillop Stewart Company drilled a well near Jaypore in upper Assam and struck oil. In 1889, the Assam Railway and Trading Company (ARTC) struck oil at Digboi marking the beginning of oil production in India. On 24th January 1976, the Burmah Shell Group of Companies was taken over by the Government of India to form Bharat Refineries Limited. On 1st August 1977, it was renamed Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited. It was also the first refinery to process newly found indigenous crude (Bombay High), in the country.
CAIRN INDIA LIMITED
Cairn India was incorporated in 2006 is a subsidiary of UK based Cairn Energy PLC. Cairn’s history goes way back in the year 1979 when Sir Bill Gammell founded Castle Cairn Financial Services. Later, in the year 1988 it acquired Caledonian Offshore and changed its name to Cairn Energy PLC. Later, in 2000 its explored the Lakshmi gas field in India. In the year 2004 it explored the largest onshore oilfield –– Mangala oilfield –– in Rajasthan. Today, Cairn India is one of the biggest private sector exploration and production companies in India. It has employee strength of 650 people. The company is headquartered in Gurgaon in the National Capital Region with domestic offices operating across India in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu.
CESC, incorporated in 1899 as Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (India), is engaged in power generation and distribution in state of West Bengal. CESC is a fully integrated power utility with its operation spanning the entire value chain: right from mining coal, generating power, distribution of power. On 1 January, 1987, the name of the company was changed to CESC. Being part of RPG Group, the company made Calcutta a free of load shedding and brought in new power connections, fault–free supply, quick response to local faults, complaint–free billing and swift redressal of customer grievances. Being the first power company in the Indian subcontinent, CESC has been a driver of growth and development.
COAL INDIA LIMITED
Coal India Limited (CIL) as an organized state owned coal mining corporate came into being in November 1975 with the government taking over private coal mines. Coal India is the largest coal producing company in the world, based on the company’s raw coal production. CIL also fully owns a mining company in Mozambique christened as ‘Coal India Africana Limitada’. CIL also manages 200 other establishments like workshops, hospitals etc. Further, it also owns 26 technical & management training institutes and 102 Vocational Training Institutes Centres. Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM) as a state-of-the-art Management Training ‘Centre of Excellence’ – the largest Corporate Training Institute.
CIL having fulfilled the financial and other prerequisites was granted the Maharatna recognition in April 2011.
ESSAR OIL LIMITED
Essar Oil Limited explores, produces, refines, and markets petroleum products in India and internationally. It has a portfolio of onshore and offshore oil and gas blocks with approximately 1.75 billion barrels of oil equivalent in reserves and resources; and five coal bed methane gas blocks covering approximately 10 trillion cubic feet of reserves and prospective resources. The company also offers LPG, SKO, aviation turbine fuel, furnace oil, bitumen grade VG30, petcoke, sulphur, MS, and HSD to chemical, fertilizer, and shipping companies, as well as power plants; and operates retail stations. In addition, it engages in the construction and development of residential townships, colonies, and residential complexes. Essar Oil owns India’s second largest single site refinery at Vadinar, Gujarat, having a capacity of 20 MMTPA, or 405,000 barrels per day. The company is based in Mumbai. Essar Oil Limited is a former subsidiary of Essar Energy Holdings Limited.
GAIL INDIA LIMITED
GAIL India Limited is a premier flagship integrated Energy Company of India and is placed in coveted ‘Navratna’ category of Indian public sector companies. GAIL owns and operates a gas based petrochemical complex at PATA, near Kanpur in UP. GAIL has world class “Sclairtech” solution polymerization process licensed from M/s Nova Chemicals, Canada to produce LLDPE and HDPE, with a nameplate capacity of 2,10,000 MT/annum and has two slurry based polymerization processes licensed from M/s Mitsui Chemicals, Japan to produce HDPE and M/s Univation Technology, USA, to produce HDPE/LLDPE. With ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditations, GAIL is committed towards producing a quality product with creating, maintaining and ensuring a safe and clean environment. GAIL’s polymer products are environment- friendly and fully recyclable. GAIL provides a wide choice of grades with consistent and reliable quality to its customers.
HALDIA PETROCHEMICAL LIMITED
Haldia Petrochemicals Limited produces and supplies petrochemicals. It offers linear low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, polypropylene, benzene, butadiene, cyclopentane, C4 hydrogenated, pyrolysis gasoline, carbon black feedstock, and motor-spirit products. The company provides its products through vendors, suppliers, and contractors in India and internationally. HPL is one of the largest petrochemical companies in India with a total capacity equivalent to 7, 00,000 TPA of ethylene. It is a prestigious Joint Venture project having the Government of West Bengal, The Chatterjee Group, and the TATAs with the Indian Oil Corporation, etc. as major stakeholders with an investment of Rs 5864 crores. Haldia Petrochemicals Limited was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Kolkata.
HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) is a Fortune 500 company. It is a Mega Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) with Navratna status. HPCL operates two major refineries producing a wide variety of petroleum fuels and specialties, one in Mumbai (west coast) and the other in Vishakhapatnam, (east coast). HPCL holds an equity stake of 16.95% in Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals, a state–of–the–art refinery at Mangalore. HPCL won the prestigious MOU Award for the year 2007–08 for Excellent Overall Performance, and for being one of the top ten Public Sector Enterprises which fall under the ‘Excellent’ category. HPCL has successfully integrated information technology in its activities at different levels. The enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is now operational on JDEdwards, an Oracle product, across the corporation.
Indane is today one of the largest packed-LPG brands in the world. Indian Oil pioneered the launch of LPG in India in the 1970s and transformed the lives of millions of people with the introduction of the clean, efficient and safe cooking fuel. LPG also led to a substantial improvement in the health of women in rural areas by replacing smoky and unhealthy chullahs with Indane. It is today a fuel synonymous with safety, reliability and convenience. IndianOil was the first company to introduce the concept of LPG rural marketing. This concept was mooted largely to counter the extensive deforestation that takes place in rural areas. It has since contributed immensely to the preservation of the environment and helped limit the use of conventional fuels like firewood. Conscious of its environment, IndianOil has also tied up with leading manufacturers of ‘Green Label’ branded LPG stoves by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), giving thermal efficiency of 68% and fuel savings of 15%.
INDIAN OIL CORPORATION
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), India’s flagship national oil company and downstream petroleum major, was incorporated on June 30, 1959 as Indian Oil Company. The company was renamed as Indian Oil Corporation on September 1, 1964 following the merger of Indian Refineries (established 1958) with it.
The Indian Oil Group of companies owns and operates ten of India’s 20 refineries IOC reaches precious petroleum products to millions of people every day through a countrywide network of about 35,000 sales points. The company operates the largest and the widest network of petrol and diesel stations in the country. Indian Oil’s ISO–9002 certified Aviation Service commands over 63% market share in the aviation fuel business, meeting the fuel needs of domestic and international flag carriers, private airlines and the Indian Defence Services. It has set up a commercial Hydrogen–CNG station at an Indian Oil retail outlet.
The company has tied up with several players such as Adani Energy, Reliance Gas Corporation, OIL and ONGC, etc., to set up joint ventures in various cities of India.
INDRAPRASTHA GAS LIMITED
Indraprastha Gas Limited distributes natural gas in India. The company supplies compressed natural gas (CNG) to the transport sector; and piped natural gas (PNG) to domestic, industrial, and commercial sectors in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). At present it operates 421 CNG stations, including stations in Delhi and NCR; and provided PNG to approximately 7.78 lakh domestic households, and 2,800 industrial and commercial customers. Indraprastha Gas Limited was incorporated in 1998 and is based in New Delhi, India.
Lanco Infratech (LITL) was originally incorporated on March 26, 1993 as Lanco Constructions. On November 24, 2000 the company’s name was changed to Lanco Infratech. The company is now involved in the business of construction, power, infrastructure, property and wind power. The company, through twenty–two subsidiaries has operations across a synergistic span of verticals. LITL’s projects, operational and underway, are spread across India. LANCO, headquartered in Gurgaon close to New Delhi, has a pan India presence in strategic locations in 20 states in India and an expanding footprint in the emerging global markets. Currently, its international operations are located in Australia, China, Indonesia, Nepal, Singapore, Europe and the United States. LANCO is a privileged member of the World Economic Forum and has been acknowledged as an elite member of the top 200 ‘Global Growth Companies’.
NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), incorporated in 1956 as a private limited company by the Government of India, is in the business of lignite mining and power generation. At present, NLC operates three open cast lignite mines of total capacity of 24 million tonnes and three thermal power stations with total installed capacity of 2490 mega watt.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation was converted into Public Sector Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Coal in 1986. The company also operates subsidiary –– NLC Tamilnadu Power Limited. It has a chequered history of achievements. Centre for Applied Research and Development (CARD) is the In–house research and development centre of Neyveli Lignite Corporation and is recognized by the Department of Science and Technology since 1975. UNIDO has funded a project to establish Lignite Energy Research Institute (LERI) at Neyveli, which will be capable of providing technical support to ensure the latest and most appropriate technologies for minimizing negative environmental effects.
NTPC Limited is an India-based company, which is engaged in the generation and sale of electricity with roots planted in 1975. The principal business activity of the Company is the electric power generation by coal-based thermal power plant. The Company’s business segments include Generation and Others. The Company’s other business includes providing consultancy, project management and supervision, re-gasification, oil and gas exploration and coal mining.
NTPC became a Maharatna company in May 2010, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status. NTPC was ranked 400th in the ‘2016, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies. It also holds approximately nine renewable energy projects. The Company’s subsidiaries include NTPC Electric Supply Company Limited, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited, Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited, Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited and Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited.
NUCLEAR POWER CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD.
Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Limited designs, constructs, commissions, and operates nuclear power reactors in India. Its fleet comprises boiling water reactors and pressurized heavy water reactors. NPCIL is responsible for design, construction, commissioning and operation of nuclear power reactors. NPCIL is a MoU signing, profit making and dividend paying company with the highest level of credit rating (AAA rating by CRISIL and CARE). NPCIL is presently operating 22 commercial nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of 6780 MW. Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Limited was founded in 1987 and is based in Mumbai, India.
OIL INDIA LIMITED
On February 18, 1959, Oil India Private Limited was incorporated to expand and develop the newly discovered oil fields of Naharkatiya and Moran in the Indian North East. In 1961, it became a joint venture company between the Indian Government and Burmah Oil Company Limited, UK. In 1981, OIL became a wholly-owned Government of India enterprise. Today, OIL is a premier Indian National Oil Company engaged in the business of exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas, transportation of crude oil and production of LPG. OIL also provides various E&P related services and holds 26% equity in Numaligarh Refinery Limited. OIL’s exploration activities are spread over onshore areas of Ganga Valley and Mahanadi. In a recent CRISIL-India Today survey, OIL was adjudged as one of the five best major PSUs and one of three best energy sector PSUs in the country.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is a global energy holding company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Company’s segments include Exploration & Production (E&P), and Refining. The Company’s geographical segments include operations in two categories: In India, which includes Onshore and Offshore, and Outside India. The Company’s business spread include various areas, such as oil field services, transportation of the oil and natural gas, and production of value-added products, such as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Naphtha, Refining, Petrochemicals, Power, unconventional and alternate sources of energy. The Company’s oil and gas reserves are located internationally at Russia, Colombia, Vietnam, Brazil and Venezuela.
Petronet LNG Limited engages in the import, re-gasification, and supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in India. The company owns and operates LNG re-gasification terminal with the name plate capacity of 10 MMTPA at Dahej in the state of Gujarat, as well as a LNG terminal with a name plate capacity of 5 MMTPA at Kochi in the state of Kerala. Petronet LNG Limited was incorporated in 1998 and is based in New Delhi, India. Formed as a Joint Venture by the Government of India to import LNG and set up LNG terminals in the country, it involves India’s leading oil and natural gas industry players. Petronet LNG’s promoters are GAIL (India) Limited (GAIL), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL). The authorized capital is Rs. 1,200 crore ($240 million).
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited was incorporated in New Delhi on October 23, 1989 under the Companies Act, 1956 as a public limited company under the name National Power Transmission Corporation Limited. The name of the Company was changed to its present name Power Grid Corporation of India Limited and a certificate of incorporation was issued on October 23, 1992. The company has been carrying out its responsibilities efficiently in the construction, operation and maintenance of inter–state transmission systems and operation of regional power grids. It has been notified as the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of the country. The objective of Power Grid Corporation of India is to create a strong and vibrant national grid in the country to ensure the optimum utilization of generating resources, conservation of an eco–sensitive right of way and the flexibility to accommodate the uncertainty of generation plans. The Company was declared as a Mini Ratna Category I public sector undertaking by the GoI in 2001.
RELIANCE POWER LIMITED
Reliance Power Limited is part of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and is established to develop, construct and operate power projects domestically and internationally. The Company on its own and through subsidiaries is currently developing 13 medium and large sized power projects with a combined planned installed capacity of 28,200 MW, one of the largest portfolios of power generation assets under development in India. Reliance Power has won Euromoney’s ‘Deal of the year – 2010’ for its Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project. Reliance Power’s project portfolio includes 3,960 MW Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project (Madhya Pradesh). Reliance Power has also registered projects with the Clean Development Mechanism executive board for issuance of Certified Emission Reduction (CER) certificates.
RELIANCE PETROLEUM LIMITED
Reliance Petroleum Limited was acquired by Reliance Industries Limited in September 2002. Previously, Reliance Petroleum, Ltd. was engaged in the exploration and production, and refining and marketing of petroleum products in India. The company produced cooking gas, crude oil, fuels, and petrochemical products, such as polymers, naphtha, and reformate. Refining and marketing activities included production and marketing operations of its petroleum refinery located at the Jamnagar refinery complex. Reliance Industries Limited engages in hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail, and telecommunication businesses worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Refining, Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas, and Organized Retail. Reliance Industries Limited was incorporated in 1973 and is based in Mumbai.
Suzlon energy is leader in wind energy in the India, which is world’s fifth largest wind energy market. The company, which was established in 1995, now has global presence in five continents with manpower of over 13,000 people located in 14 countries. Its business model has range of services that include development, manufacturing, marketing, EPC project delivery & operations and maintenance of wind turbine generators around the world. It is Asia’s strongest growing fully integrated wind power company and ranks amongst the top ten in the world. The company, in just a decade of its operation, has installed over 3 Gigawatt of wind turbine capacity in projects around the world. Suzlon bagged Golden Peacock National Training Award 2008. In 2013–14 Suzlon received Top 100 CISO Award.
Tata Power, erstwhile known as Tata Electric, pioneered the generation of electricity in India nine decades ago. The company started as Tata Hydroelectric Power Supply Company in 1911, it got its new status with the amalgamation of two entities viz, Tata Hydroelectric Power Supply Company and Andhra Valley Power Supply Company in 1916. Today, it is the country’s largest private power utility, established as a licensee in Mumbai and with ambitious expansion plans from being essentially Mumbai–centric to a major national player, not only in the fields of Power but also in Energy and Broadband Communication. Tata Power commissioned India’s first power plant– the hydro–electric station– in Khopoli (72 MW) in 1915. Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to ‘lighting up lives’ for generations to come”.
Torrent Power (TPL) is engaged in generation, transmission and distribution of power. Torrent forayed into the power segment by acquiring management control of Surat Electricity Company in 1996–97. Later in 1998–99 it acquired management control of Ahmedabad Electricity Company (AEC). The company has a generation capacity of 1647.5 MW out of this 500 MW is operational and 1147.5 MW is under implementation. Annually Torrent Power distributes over 10 billion units of power in cities of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Surat. It has a base of over 1.9 million customers in these cities. The company created history by entering into India’s first distribution franchisee agreement with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company for Bhiwandi Circle in December 2006.
Entertainment, Recreation & Film Media
EROS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA LIMITED
Eros International is a pioneer and innovator in Indian film entertainment. Over the past 39 years, the Eros Group has acquired, co-produced and distributed some of the most recognized and successful Indian films across theatrical, television and other formats. Eros International Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, exploitation, and distribution of films in India and internationally. It operates on a vertically integrated studio model controlling content, as well as distribution and exploitation across various formats, including cinema, digital, home entertainment, and television syndication. The company sources Indian film content through acquisition, co-production, or production; exploits and distributes films through music release, theatrical distribution, DVD and VCD release, television licensing, and cable or DTH licensing; and trades and exports international rights. It is also involved in the acquisition, production, and distribution of Tamil films. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Mumbai, India.
PVR is the largest and the most premium film and retail entertainment company in India. Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the way entertainment is consumed in India. It currently operates a cinema circuit comprising of 597 screens at 130 properties in 51 cities pan India. A journey which started twenty years back with a single property in New Delhi and today, it is amongst the top 10 cinema exhibition companies in the world. PVR is an innovator which not only set new standards for it, but for the entire exhibitions industry; an effort which revolutionized the way entertainment is consumed in India. In India, PVR cinemas is listed as India’s Most Trusted and Most Attractive brand consecutively for three years since 2013 in the Category of Entertainment and Display.
MUKTA ARTS LIMITED
Mukta Arts Limited is one of India’s leading production houses with business interests across the entertainment spectrum from Exhibition to Education. Founded by Mr. Subhash Ghai, one of India’s most successful film directors, the company has a library of over 35 hit films and has a brand that is globally recognized with quality and entertainment. The Company has successfully diversified its business into other areas of the film industry. The company has a thriving Distribution and Programming business, Mukta Movies Distributors, which has offices across India and has most of the major multiplex chains as partners. The company also recently launched its own chain of Multiplex theatres under Mukta A2 Cinemas. These cinemas operate on an innovative model and focuses on delivering quality to patrons. Finally, the company has opened Asia’s largest and best Film, Television, Animation and Media School — Whistling Woods International, what continues to create its reputation of high quality education worldwide. The Institute now has over 700 graduates successfully placed and 500 students currently studying on campus.
RELIANCE MEDIA WORKS LIMITED
Reliance Media Works is one of India’s leading Media & Entertainment companies, with a presence across several businesses including theatrical exhibition of films, film and media services and television content production and distribution. Headquartered in Mumbai, Reliance Media Works has operations across 78 cities and towns in India and internationally in the United Kingdom and the United States. Reliance Media Works operates one of India’s largest cinema chains, under the brand ‘BIG Cinemas’ across India & the United States with over 430 screens & catered to approximately 35 million customers annually. Reliance Media Works offers end-to-end integrated services including Production, Post Production and Media & Creative Services to production houses, studios and broadcasters. Reliance Media Works is also engaged in the business of television content production through their subsidiary, Big Synergy Media Limited, under the brand “BIG Synergy”, which primarily produces non-fiction shows in addition to adapting international programming formats for Indian viewers.
YASH RAJ FILMS
Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. is a film-making company that produces and distributes films in India and internationally. The company focuses on production of animation films, genres-thrillers, comedies, romances, chick-flicks, and capers movies. It also operates a studio for marketing and distributing DVDs, VCDs, Blu-ray discs, and cassettes and CDs for its films. In addition, the company produces and markets various music albums; owns a youth films studio; and engages in television broadcasting. Further, it operates an online store for movie merchandise in India. Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1970 and is based in Mumbai. It has additional locations in Delhi, Jalandhar, Jaipur, Amravati, Indore, Bangalore, Secunderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Andhra Pradesh, and Cochin, India; the United Kingdom; Garden City Park, New York; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. YRF has been one of the key makers of modern cinema and has heralded cinematic trends since its inception – the way films are made, the way films are marketed and the way films are consumed.
FMCG (Cosmetics, Beauty, Bodycare, Washihing, Detergent, Insecticides, Pain Killers Etc.) Which Are Non-Food And Non-Beverage
Amrutanjan is a herbal ayurvedic formulation. A blend of aromatic herbs and essential oils, Amrutanjan Balm is well known for its ability to relieve occasional pain symptomatically. It gives a very pleasant heating sensation when rubbed into the skin and gives instant relief. Amrutanjan Balm is great for occasional aches, pains, sprains and headaches. The balm is very strong. Amrutanjan balm is also very effective in clearing up nasal passages instantly and gives immediate relief when applied on the nose and forehead. Amrutanjan balm is also used to take steam vapors. The company manufacturing this balm was established in 1893 and Amrutanjan is its flagship product used by millions of people in over 12 countries. Amrutanjan Balm was ranked 5th most trusted brand in India under OTC Category in the study conducted by Economic Times 2014.
BLACK ROSE HAIR DYE
Black Rose Kali Mehandi is a henna-based powder hair dye for coloring gray hair in black. It is India’s largest selling henna based powder hair dye. It has very few chemical ingredients, which amount to less than 3% after dilution. Its color remains in hair for 20-25 days. Black Rose Kali Mehandi is a unique formulation that has been used for decades by millions of people to color grey hair in a natural way. It is a rare blend of natural herbs and henna for all of your hair’s care needs. Kali Mehndi by Black Rose has Natural Henna, Barium Peroxide, Citric Acid & less than 3% ParaPhenylene-Diamine in it. The good thing of Black Rose Kali Mehndi is this that its color last for 20-25 days.
Cinthol is more than just a personal care brand. Built on the high-energy proposition of ‘alive is awesome’, this brand inspires you to step out of the stale and embrace the fresh, the new. Cinthol was launched on India’s independence day in 1952 and has since, been endorsed for its confidence and freshness by celebrities ranging from Vinod Khanna and Imran Khan, to Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Virat Kohli. With premium international fragrances and innovative designs, it is undoubtedly one of the coolest grooming experiences across soaps, deodorants, talcum powders and shower gels; and the fragrant and cleansing choice of vibrant, young India.
CavinKare is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Chennai, India. The company was formed in 1983 as Chik India. In 1990, it was renamed as Beauty Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd. and was subsequently rechristened as CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. in 1998. The company has presence in more than 21 countries and has diversified into dairy, foods, snacks, and beverages businesses. It has strategic partnerships with Coty Inc. for Adidas and Jovan brands and Hawpar International for Tiger Balm. Starting its journey with Chik Shampoo, a landmark innovation that democratized the use of shampoos among the masses in India, CavinKare has become a legendary player in the Personal Care space. The Personal Care brand portfolio consists of Shampoos (Chik, Meera, and Nyle), Hairwash Powders (Meera & Karthika), Coconut Oil (Meera), Fairness Creams (Fairever), Deodorant and Talc (Spinz), Hair Colours (Indica Herbal Hair Colour, Indica 10 Minutes Herbal Hair Colour, Nyle Henna & Raaga Professional).
DermiCool came as a refreshing break from ordinary prickly heat powders. While others focused on curing prickly heat and itchy rashes, it was just as important to provide an instant sensation of relief from prickly heat. DermiCool went a step ahead with its unique property of DUAL ACTION. DermiCool not only offers an effective cure for prickly heat but also gives instant relief from its burning discomfort. Its Bacteriostatic Formula cures prickly heat while cooling properties provide gentle relief that’s second only to a mothers’ loving care. It ranks a close second to heritage brand Nycil in the prickly heat powder market.
ITC’s latest addition in Personal Care Products, Engage is one of India’s first ranges of couple deodorants. This range of paired deodorants for men and women is crafted to enhance personal grooming and confidence with 24-hour freshness. Engage consists of a range of 16 deodorants – with 8 fragrances each for Men & Women. ‘Engage’ marks the Personal Care Business’ foray into deodorants with an exclusive brand. The brand proposition of playful chemistry has been complemented with the innovative packaging design that brings alive special couple moments engaging in a new language of love. Packed in shaped cans, Engage introduces ‘Silhouettes’ as its key design component. Embodying the proposition of playful chemistry, the silhouette on each pack illustrates a distinct playful, uninhibited moment couples ‘Engage’ in.
Eyetex is one of India’s oldest Kajal. Kajal is the traditional form of eyeliners. It is a Collyrium manufactured traditionally using natural ingredients. Eyetex was started in 1938 by Mr Srivasudevan and in 1958, the company was taken over by Mr. AV Srinivasan. The business expanded considerably with the launch of Kumkum (Bindi) preparations, Eyebrow Pencils and Eyeliner liquid all under the brand name Eyetex. Eyetex brand is one of the largest selling Kanmaye or Kajal in India. Eyetex have been considered as a trusted brand in this segment. The brand although not much advertised, had immense positive word of mouth publicity and the through generations this brand has been passed on. Eyetex too has tried to change with times. From the traditional round shaped pack, it had metamorphosed to user friendly stick and eyeliners also. Eyetex has also taken a bold step to enter into color cosmetics with the brand Dazzler.
FENA is a first generation entrepreneurial venture, which was started in 1976 with modest resources. Over the years, it has grown steadily to its present position and is recognized as a leading player in the field of fabric care, home care & personal care products in India with a growing export business spanning a diversified product range. Introducing ‘New Advanced Fena Ultra Detergent Powder’ which is a scientifically developed advanced product with ‘ENZYMES’ & ‘FABRIC BRIGHTENER’. Both work in tandem to give you effortless and enjoyable washing experience. Innovative new enzymes specifically developed for the purpose of effortless removal of day-to-day stains on clothes keep your clothes looking like new for a much longer and Advance Fabric Brightener imparts ultra brightness to the clothes. New Advanced Fena Ultra Detergent Powder comes to you with a new exciting fragrance which will make your washing, a pleasant experience.
Fiama Di Wills is an Indian personal care brand that offers shampoos, conditioner, bathing bars and shower gels. It is owned by ITC Limited, an Indian conglomerate. Since September 2007, Fiama has been providing gentle and effective care while pampering and keeping you refreshed throughout the day. Fiama products are for modern, aware customers who are confident of themselves and seek indulgences that make them feel alive, beautiful and young!! Fiama offers a range of expert solutions designed to make consumer’s look and feel young. With innovation at its core, Fiama offers an enviable portfolio of products developed through years of scientific research at Laboratoire Naturel.
GHARI DETERGENT POWDER
Ghari Detergent powder is manufactured by Rohit Surfactants Private Limited (RSPL)based in Kanpur is more than 5000 crore diversified conglomerate in India. The detergent brand was founded by Muralidhar and Bimal Kumar Gyanchandani in 1987. When Ghari was launched, market was already dominated by big brands like Surf and Nirma. Over the years since the launch of Ghari detergent powder, till date there have been introduction of plethora of brands from biggies like HUL and P&G and many local players. By name Ghari detergent, people immediately connect with the tagline ‘Pehle istemal karein fir vishwaas karein’ which means, ‘Use it and then believe it’. Those who use Ghadi and come to know about the credibility of the message it communicates through various advertisements, would prefer to go for Ghari again.
Good knight is India’s largest household insecticide brand, trusted and loved by more than 7.4 crore households. It has a rich heritage being a part of the 119 year Godrej group. Electric products like Activ+ vaporizer machine & refill & other solutions like Coils & Fast Card, provide people with indoor protection from mosquitoes. The brand has now forayed into personal repellents to help protect its users from mosquitoes and vector borne diseases like Dengue and Chikungunya, while they are outdoors. Good knight is as much an urban brand, as a rural solution. Good Knight is constantly looking for ways to become better at what they call ‘protecting happy moments’.
Henko discovered a revolutionary solution to all your clothes problems, including, colour loss, fading and stain removal. The powder is pink in colour, while the texture is soft and smooth with a fine perfume scent that gives you a whole new washing experience while giving your clothes a new look and protecting it from ageing. Henko LINTelligent with a LINT Reduction Power of 127% is a result of intensive research specially designed to not just clean and remove stains, but its unique Nano Fibre Lock Technology locks fraying fibres and conditions them to keep the colour and sheen intact. Henko is available in a Matic variant for Top Load and Front Load washing machines as well as a bucket wash variant called Wonder Wash.
KAMA SUTRA CONDOMS
Taking lovemaking to new heights of ecstasy is Kama Sutra – the makers of an exotic range of condoms and deodorants. Kama Sutra Condoms is manufactured and marketed by JK Ansell Ltd, a 50:50 Joint Venture between Raymond Ltd, India’s leading textile and garment manufacturer, and Ansell Ltd, a global leader in barrier protection solutions with operations in America, Europe and Asia. Kama Sutra was launched in 1991 and is today a leading condom brand in India. It is also exported to over 40 countries around the globe. Supplementing the whole pleasurable and seductive experience, Kama Sutra brand also provides a range of deodorants for men and women which are known for their scintillating and invigorating fragrances.
After teaching the world the art of love making with its exotic range of condoms and spreading sensuous fragrances across the country with its scintillating deos, Kama Sutra is now all set to energize and arouse the nation with KS E-Drink – a power packed energy drink in two invigorating flavours.
Keo Karpin Hair Oil is produced by Dey’s Medical located in Kolkata, India. Combining a number of oils found in the environment, Keo Karpin is promoted as a natural product that is helpful for maintaining healthy hair, as well as repairing damaged hair. Keo Karpin is composed of ingredients such as vitamin E and an abundance of oils, including olive, mineral, arachis, also known as peanut oil, and wheat germ. To camouflage the smell of these natural substances, a perfumed fragrance is added. Keo Karpin leaves your hair without a non-greasy feel. Although manufactured in India, this oil can be purchased online and shipped to your home ready for use.
LACTO CALAMINE RANGE
Lacto Calamine is India’s No .1 calamine lotion. Being a trusted skincare brand for more than 30 years Lacto Calamine is the choice of over a million women across India and beyond. Its unique Triaction Formula is a combination of Natural Kaolin Clay, Active Zinc Oxide and Pure Glycerin. Natural Kaolin Clay helps remove dead skin cells and peels away pore-clogging dirt leaving your skin looking fresh and youthful. Active Zinc Oxide diminishes dark spots and lightens skin tone. Pure Glycerin moisturizes and hydrates leaving one with soft, supple skin. Lacto Calamine skin care products like face wash and sunscreen lotion are also formulated keeping in mind specific skin requirements. Lacto Calamine is the market leader in the Calamine category and has been a trusted skin care brand for more than 3 decades. The brand being launched by a pharmaceutical company contains antiseptic agents that can treat skin problems and skin allergies. One can choose a perfect product for one’s skin depending on the skin type.
A premium condom brand, Manforce was established with the intention of producing quality condoms. Manforce condoms are specially made to satisfy every individual’s desire and needs. They come in flavours like strawberry, coffee, chocolate, mango, black grapes and banana. Indulge in the act of lovemaking with Manforce condoms that provide both, protection and pleasure. They are also available in different varieties like smooth, ultra-thin, dotted, ribbed and contoured. For prolonged time and pleasure, Manforce has a special condom with benzocaine cream called Manforce more condoms. Manforce advertisement campaign speaks a lot about its products and the brand. They portray the intention in the right way with their taglines. For instance, Manforce coffee flavored condoms come with a tagline ‘For those all nighters’, its chocolate tagline being ‘For your dark fantasies!’. One can buy the ones that best suit one’s needs and preferences and so on.
Margo is a brand of soap manufactured in India. The soap has neem as its main ingredient. The soap was created and manufactured by the Jyothy Laboratories Ltd (JLL). In India, Neem and skin care have gone hand in hand for generations. And if there’s one brand that is the very essence of Neem, that’s Margo. In fact, Margo has been a family heritage since 1920. Infused with 100% Neem Oil and Vitamin E, Margo Original Neem is just the soap for those looking for healthy skin. With the evolution in personal care products, JLL has been at the forefront in the personal care category by introducing new products and variants. The portfolio comprises of brand Margo, which is the oldest and the only 100% Original Neem Soap.
Moods Condoms are made from natural rubber latex. It is manufactured by HLL Lifecare Limited, a Government of India undertaking. HLL was started off in 1966 with the objective of producing condoms for the National Family Planning Program. Moods Condoms came into existence in mid-1968, when HLL Lifecare Limited decided to develop a product to target the premium and upper middle class segment of the urban population in India. Moods is present in many overseas markets in nearly 30 countries such as Africa, South America and UAE and is soon to launch in the UK and the US. Due to its global presence, it maintains high quality standards where each condom is electronically tested and confirms to a range of international standards.
NEEM ACTIVE TOOTHPASTE
Neem Active Toothpaste is manufactured by the Jyothy Laboratories Ltd (JLL). Neem Active toothpaste is a brand that merges the traditional benefits of Neem with the technical expertise for complete Oral hygiene to give its consumer an excellent product. Neem has been used by generations over the years for protection of teeth against bacteria. Neem is widely acknowledged as a natural anti-bacterial agent. Neem Active Toothpaste, enriched with the natural germ-fighting properties of Neem, prevents cavities, bleeding gums and inflammation. This unique formulation, combined with mint, ensures a clean mouth-feel and fresh breath all day long. Neem Active Toothpaste is available in 100gm and 200gm.
Nirma is one of the few names – which is instantly recognized as a true Indian brand, which took on mighty multinationals and rewrote the marketing rules to win the heart of princess, i.e. the consumer. Nirma is a group of companies based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India that manufactures products ranging from cosmetics, soaps, detergents, salt, soda ash, LAB and Injectables. Karsanbhai Patel, an entrepreneur and philanthropist of Gujarat, started Nirma as a one-man operation. Starting as a one-man operation in 1969, today, it has about 18,000+ employee-base and annual turnover of more than 7,000 Crores INR.
Every woman desires spotless, beautiful skin and Bajaj Nomarks understands this better than most. Nomarks as a brand has created history by being the youngest personal care brand as per ORG Nielson 2003. It has won the honour of being the most preferred brand for 5 continuous years. It has also won FMCG awards in the Marks and Scars Category for 5 consecutive years (2004-07), which is a commendable achievement for a brand so young and new. Nomarks products feature ayurvedic ingredients that are vital in the prevention of common skin related issues and marks caused by pimples, sunburn and pigmentation. Bajaj Nomarks has created the mark removal cream category in the country and has established a prime niche for itself, and despite the entry of new players in the field, it continues to be the strongest player in this category.
Pril Liquid has been a forerunner in the dish-washing segment ever since its inception in 1999. Its high grease dissolving powder and quick dry formula make Pril a superior cleansing agent. It is manufactured by Jyothy Laboratories Ltd. Pril Liquid has a unique formula making it non messy and gentle to the skin, thus leaving both dishes as well as hands clean, smooth and pleasant. Main ingredients of the product is a potent antibacterial element that easily deals with even the toughest of bacteria. With its advanced German Active + Molecules, Pril provides holistic protection as it easily cleans grease and residual odour leaving utensils clean and fresh. The overwhelming success of Pril Liquid in India led to the development of the Pril Utensil Cleaner Bar. It is available in 4 variants: Pril Lime, Pril Orange, Pril Lemon Fresh and Pril Anti Bacterial with Neem. Pril Liquid continues to be a heavyweight in the dish-washing segment in India, providing unparalleled protection and flawless results.
Revital’ is one of the India’s leading daily- nutrition supplement products. It is one such product in the wide array of health products that are available everywhere. RevitalH, the leading brand from Sun Pharma Consumer Healthcare, is one of the most trusted brands amongst millions of consumers. It is a Daily Health Supplement with a combination of 10 Vitamins, 9 Minerals and Ginseng in appropriate concentrations. By consuming the daily supplements, you may be able to account for the shortfall of nutrition that occurs due to ignoring your diet or the reliance on a more fast food type diet.
Safechem Industries manufacture and distributes detergents and allied products in India and internationally. Its products include detergent powders, liquids, detergent cakes, fabric whiteners, dish wash bars, and scrub pads. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Kolkata. Safechem industries is manufacturing and distributing its reputed brand “SAFED” for over three decades. It’s detergent range includes Champion detergent: Judiciously selected blends of surfactants, builders, anti-redeposition polymers, enzymes and optical brighteners, Champion Matic: Champion Matic redefines detergent powder for your washing machine. It has a Triple Action Cleaning formula. It is clinically proven for best preserving colours, stain removal and protecting fabric to increase lifespan of your clothes and Safed Detergent Powder: Caters to the daily laundry needs and cleans effectively with lesser effort. Woole fabric Liquid Detergent: Woole, a pure organic and biodegradable fine fabric wash, effectively removes 90% of dust mite allergens. It has special wool protect 3A formula that is skin friendly, gently cleans delicate clothes and helps maintain wool’s softness and shine.
Santoor, the flagship brand of WIPRO Consumer Care, is the third largest selling soap in the country. Santoor was the first to bring the goodness of sandalwood and turmeric in a convenient soap format. Since its introduction, Santoor has become synonymous with younger looking skin. As Santoor grew, it diversified to more innovative sub-brands such as Santoor moisturized Soft Skin, Santoor PureGlo, Santoor Baby, Santoor Hand and Body Lotion and much more. Santoor has grown from a traditional south Indian soap to a modern beauty soap that carries the secret of younger looking skin for wide range of women of different ages and income groups across the country.
Since its launch in the market, fabric whiteness is synonymous to Ujala. Just 4 drops of Ujala Supreme brightens the fibers and gives your clothes the whiteness that it deserve. Ujala Supreme has Ultra Radiance Molecules that help it to dissolve faster, penetrate deeper and act instantly to make your clothes dazzling white. At only 4 drops to a litre of water, you will get that never before whiteness with uniform and consistent results. Rise and shine with confidence. New Ujala Supreme takes you ahead of the whiteness-sameness. Ujala is the biggest brand in the company portfolio and contributing up to 46% of the company revenues. The company is the largest player in the fabric whitener space in India with a market share of 72%.
VOLINI PAIN RELIEVER
Volini real pain relief gel is a modern day pain reliever. It effectively relieves the pain in joints, neck, shoulders, lower and upper back. It can also cure the body pain due to strains when one lifts or pushes a heavy load. It is an essential travelling, sports or workout kit. Known for its long lasting relief, it has been popular for over a decade. One of the key ingredients in this gel is a quick absorbing nano formula and other agents to give it a gel like texture. This gel is non-sticky on the hands and does not get stuck on the hands or on clothes when applied.
Anchor toothpaste is a leading brand of toothpaste in India. It helps fight against germs and keeps teeth healthy and shiny white with strong gums and fresh breathe. Anchor Health and Beauty Care was founded in 1997, and today it is one of the fastest growing companies in its domain. Anchor is a respected and established oral care brand in India. Anchor toothpastes contain ingredients necessary for everyday protection against germs and bacteria. Apart from toothpastes, Anchor toothbrushes and toothpowder are also available.
Arokya Milk was launched in 1995 and since then, has won the trust of millions of customers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. That’s what makes it the largest milk brand in the Indian private sector. Great care and refinement go into the processing of Arokya Milk. The brand offers customers a host of milk-based refreshments like milkshakes, yogurt shakes, yogurt toppings, paneer snacks, coffee and other hot beverages made with Arokya milk based on customer preference. The company sells more than 1 million liters of milk every day. Arokya milk comes in four variants: Arokya Standardized Milk, Full Cream Milk, Toned Milk and Milk Can.
AYUR’S BRAHMI AMLA HAIR OIL
Ayur’s Brahmi Amla Hair Oil which is a special blend of Brahmi and Amla, gives complete nourishment to your hair and aids in improvement of memory. The active ingredients of this hair oil, stimulate hair growth, supply vitamin C and give a cooling effect to scalp. Apply 5 to 10 drops of oil into the scalp after washing and give yourself a tender massage form 2-3 minutes. This is the most trusted and one of the favorite product which is used by the people at large scale. It became popular and very famous due to its regular use and good result. It is an ingredients of ayurvedic herbs which has no side effects or harmful for the hair. It is very useful for the hair and scalp.
The Babul herbal extract in Dabur’s Babool Toothpaste helps keep your gums healthy and teeth strong. The tooth paste has the Natural T3 Power which has a unique 1-2-3 action that gives the teeth effective protection. T1, its antibacterial power fights against germs, T2, Forms a protective layer over gums and protects it against Germs and T3, its astringent action tightens the gums. Babool brand was launched in India by Balsara Hygiene in 1987. The brand was positioned as economic toothpaste with the tagline “Babool Babool paisa vasool”. Babool was relaunched with the tagline “Begin a great day, the Babool way” in 2002. In 2005, Babool was sold by Balsara to Dabur along with other Balsara toothpaste brands Promise and Meswak in a ₹1.43 billion (US$22 million) deal.
BAIDYANATH DANT MANJAN
Baidyanath Dant Manjan Lal is the best natural care for stronger teeth, healthier gums and odour free breath. Healthy teeth are essential for a healthy life. Lal dant manjan is used for dental problems. it is antiseptic for teeths. It prevent and cure dental problems like bleeding of gums, dental carries, pyorrhoea. Also keeps the gum tissues in a healthy condition.
Biotique is made out of the goodness of Ayurveda. It is a perfect combination of ayurveda infused with technology and are not tested on animals, do not contain chemicals, enriched with 100% botanicals, does not contain preservatives and has eco friendly with recyclable packaging. Hence biotique products are absolutely safe for your hair and skin. Biotique mainly consists of skin care, hair, body, baby and men’s products. Its treatments are not for covering up any problems but eliminating them completely so that they do not recur. Biotique products are absolutely affordable. So, if you are on a lookout for treating for your skin or hair problems the herbal way, then look no further.
Boroline Antiseptic Ayurvedic Cream is a luxuriantly rich night repair cream to heal dry and rough skin overnight. Use Boroline every night and wake up every morning with soft, happy skin. Special Anisesptic properties of Boroline fight germs. Works wonders to cure cuts and wounds, general skin infections and heal post-operative stitches. Boroline’s special oil rich formula is enriched with natural lanolin, which protects soft skin. It has been selected as Superbrand India continuously since 2003. The name Boroline is derived from its ingredients, “Boro” from boric powder, which has antiseptic properties, and “olin” as a variant of the Latin word oleum, meaning oil. Boroline is a truly heritage brand.
Boroplus is a trusted brand since 1984. Used by crores of households, its flagship product Boroplus Antiseptic Cream is the No.1 antiseptic cream in the world. Boroplus Moisturizing Lotion has been launched a decade ago to provide winter problem solutions in a modern format. Internationally, Boroplus is trusted by millions across 30 countries including Russia, Bangladesh and the Middle East. It gives your skin healthy protection and cure. Now say goodbye to varied skin problems, naturally. A preventive, curative and healing medicated ointment for dry skin diseases, cuts, scratches, minor burns, wounds, cold sores, chapped skin, etc. The product offers unique blends of herbal actives and natural oil extracts in an advanced formulation providing ones skin the perfect cure it needs. BoroPlus echoes the celebration of good skin.
Colorbar is a leading cosmetic brand in India which is extremely popular among the urban Indian women. The product range of Colorbar comprises of international quality cosmetics that are innovative which helps them steer ahead of the competition. The cosmetics are designed to dress her up for a number of occasions and give her a special touch for all the special moments in her life. The product range includes lipstick, kajal, primer, eyeliner, concealer and other. Launched in 2005, today Colorbar is the fastest growing beauty brand with a strong geographical footprint through 65 exclusive stores, 900+ multi brand outlets and through partner chains – Shoppers Stop, Lifestyle, New U, Pantaloons. In addition to our rapidly expanding footprint in India, Colorbar has also established itself in the Middle East with stores in Dubai. It sells its products through outlets and its stores, as well as online. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in New Delhi, India.
COLOURDEW NAIL POLISH
Colourdew nail polish is a product of Lotus Herbals. Most nail enamels contain Acetone and Toluene that often cause skin irritation and lead to dull and fragile nails. Colour Dew is a range of exciting nail enamels that are completely safe as they are Acetone, DBP and Toluene free. Packaged uniquely, they come with a flat and sturdy brush applicator. They dry so fast that you are spared from the trouble of repeatedly re-colouring your nails.
DABUR AMLA HAIR OIL
Dabur Amla Hair Oil is today the largest hair oil brand in the country with over 35 million consumers. It has constantly evolved as the epitome of beauty for Indian women. Dabur Amla Hair Oil is India’s trusted hair oil. Enriched with the natural goodness of Amla (Indian gooseberry), Dabur Amla Hair Oil enriches your hair, making them strong from inside and beautiful outside to keep you looking absolutely gorgeous all day long. Dabur Amla Hair Oil is a scientific blend of the purest mineral and vegetable oils. Mixed hygienically in the correct ratio these oils nurture the scalp, give hair a luxuriant glossy look, keep them silky and long, and prevent hair damage from the extremities of weather, premature graying and falling of hair. When massaged into the scalp it relaxes the mind, eases out stress and promotes sleep. It also nourishes and strengthens the hair roots.
DABUR LAL DANT MANJAN
Dabur Lal Dant Manjan tooth powder is indicated for dental problems. Owing to its antiseptic and prophylactic properties it prevents and cures dental troubles such as bleeding of gums, dental carriers, pyorrhea and maintain the gum tissues in healthy condition. Good health includes strong and healthy teeth.
Emami Limited is one of the leading and fastest growing personal and healthcare businesses in India, with an enviable portfolio of household brand names such as BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Zandu Balm, Mentho Plus Balm, Fast Relief and Kesh King. Established in 1974, Emami has a portfolio of over 300 products based on ayurvedic formulations. Its current operations comprise more than 60 countries including GCC, Europe, Africa, CIS countries and the SAARC. Over 121 Emami products are sold every second somewhere around the world. Emami Limited, the flagship company of the Group, recorded a turnover of Rs 2533 crore, 2016-17. Emami acquired the heritage brand Zandu on the basis of huge business synergy between the two brand portfolios. Emami also acquired Ayurvedic Hair & scalp business of “Kesh King” as a business strategy.
Emami Golden Beauty Talc Alpine Dew French Perfume is from the range of Golden Beauty Talc with two other fragrances namely Moon Drop and Real Sandal. Emami Golden Beauty Talc Alpine Dew French Perfume is blended with the treasure of six ancient herbs in French formula; Geranium, Evening Primrose, Common Thyme, Sweet Basil, Marigold and Chamomile. This talc makes your skin soft and silky and make you look fairer with the extravagant fragrance of French herbs.Emami was initially started as Kemco Chemicals in 1974 by Mr. R.S. Agarwal and Mr. R.S. Goenka. In 1995 the partnership company Kemco Chemicals was converted into public limited company under the name Emami Limited.
FAIR AND HANDSOME CREAM
In 2005, the company forayed into the men’s fairness category, which was a first for any FMCG company in India at that time. Emami created Fair and Handsome, a marketing history in the category of men’s fairness creams. Emami Fair & Handsome has been specially designed for men by skin care experts using scientifically tested and clinically proven combinations of Natural Vitamins, Anti-Irritants, Sunscreen filters that protect the skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays of the sun. The advanced formula of Fair & Handsome now comes with an SPF of 15+, protecting from harmful UV rays of sun. The advanced formula has been clinically proven has been dermatologically tested safe to work on Indian Male skin. The Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan has been the brand ambassador for the past 8 years. Even after competitors launched similar products in the market, Fair and handsome has continued to earn the same trust and have remained the No.1 Fairness Cream.
Vini Cosmetics, a Indian based firm strategized Fogg with an image which could directly strike the Indian psyche. They understood the market and came with a product which could set their image. Instead of having a same strategy of gas based product they tapped the Indian market with a deodorant full of liquid. It was never happened before concept. Fogg’s initial advertisements of ‘No Gas, Only Perfume’ were about how the deo’s fragrance lingered on the body rather than vaporising. The consumers clearly loved it. From being a newbie pitching product attributes such as ‘No Gas, Only Perfume’ to a brand talking to youngsters as well as the older generation, Fogg has done it all in a bid to stay relevant to its consumers. Campaigns such as ‘Kya Chal Raha Ha? Fogg Chal Raha Hain’ in 2015 and ‘Pata nahin kyun, kuch log bas pasand aa jaate hain’ in 2016 are some examples of how Fogg has avoided being a me-too.
GOKUL SANTOL TALC
Gokul Santol is the leading Sandalwood talcum powder in India. It contains pure sandalwood and some of the finest natural essential oils that are therapeutic and safe for the most sensitive skin. Gokul Santol Talcum Powder is the flagship product of Tiesar Personal Care Pvt Ltd and is one of the most popular brands in the market. This is attributed to the quality of the product and the trustworthiness of Gokul. Sandalwood, the key ingredient, is procured from sandalwood plantations and subjected to a complex treatment process which converts it into a form usable for personal care. It is one of the few skin care products of today that has remained unchanged in formulation for the last 50 years.
HAIR & CARE
Hair & Care is youthful and contemporary, and is the teenage girl’s choice as she takes her first steps into the adult world. The brand currently has two offerings – Hair & Care Fruit Oils and Hair & Care Silk-n Shine leave-in conditioner. Marico’s youthful and contemporary hair nourishment brand has launched a new campaign for its revolutionary fruit hair oils. With this campaign, the brand aims to reignite a feeling of exhilaration and excitement towards hair oiling amongst its youthful consumers.
Hair & Care Fruit Oils caters to the modern, young woman between the age group of 18-30 years, who is on a constant look out for exciting products across categories, especially beauty and personal care. Starring Hair & Care’s ambassador, Shraddha Kapoor, in a never seen before avatar, the new ad highlights the brand’s core benefit – hair full of energy. Hair & Care offers you the confidence of parlour-like transformed hair with Silk-n Shine leave-in conditioner. Enriched with the natural goodness of Fruit Vitamins, it coats each strand, detangles knots, and makes your hair soft, smooth, and silky.
HIMALAYA DRUG COMPANY
The Himalaya Drug Company was founded in 1930 by Mr. M. Manal with a clear vision to bring Ayurveda to society in a contemporary form and to unravel the mystery behind the 5,000 year old system of medicine. Starting off operations in Dehradun way back in the 1930s, the company later spread its wings to Mumbai and across the country. Its range of personal care products includes Body care products comprising of soaps, body lotion and cream, eye care products like kajal and under eye cream, face care products like peel off masks face scrub, face mask, cleansing milk, face lotion, moisturizers, sunscreen, anti -wrinkle, night cream, etc, hair care products includes shampoos, conditioners, hair oil and hair cream. Lip care products like lip balm and butter. Oral care products includes tooth pastes and mouthwash.
HIMANI FAST RELIEF
Himani Fast Relief is enriched with special herbals that help the ointment to penetrate swiftly to the area of pain. After penetration, the active ingredients stimulate circulation, relax stiffness and re-oxygenate tense painful tissues. As a result, you get relief in minutes. Fast Relief is formulated to provide instant & long lasting relief from the body aches. The special ayurvedic active ingredients of special herbs like Nilgiri oil, Lavang and Gaultheria helps to penetrate swiftly to the area of pain. After penetration, the active ingredients stimulate circulation, relax stiffness and re-oxygenate tense painful tissues. The ointment’s core target is young adults who leads an active lifestyle and seek instant relief so that there is no discontinuity or encumbrance in their schedule.
HIT INSECT REPELLENT
Hit is a leading player across all key modern formats of liquid vapourisers, aerosols and mats. A homemaker makes much effort to guard her home and family. Unwanted disease -carrying intruders like rats, mosquitoes and cockroaches are in no way welcome in her lovingly run home. That’s why she turns to Hit, her warrior and ally in eradicating these intruders and regaining control over her home. After all, when it comes to your family’s health, there can be no half measures. Hit has been on a crusade against the threat of diseases like malaria, dengue, jaundice and diarrhoea since its inception in 1991. Its war cry of ‘kill pests, kill diseases’ has already benefitted 2.10 million households and every day, more homemakers are joining its fray.
KAYA SKIN CLINIC
Kaya Limited owns and operates skin care clinics. It offers solutions in the specialized categories of anti-aging, pigmentation, acne, acne scar, laser permanent hair reduction, advanced hair fall, hair transplant, hair health boost, etc., as well as beauty enhancement services. The company also provides a range of approximately 50 products covering hair and skin care for men and women. It operates a network of 102 clinics and approximately 123 skin bars in India; and approximately 23 clinics in the Middle-East. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Kaya also operates a retail format called, ‘Kaya Skin Bar’ which houses specialized products that cater to skin and hair care needs. There are over 100 Kaya Skin Bars in India.
Liv 52 is a hepatoprotective herbal-mineral remedy beneficial in liver diseases and improves liver function. Liv52 / LiverCare is from the renowned Himalaya Herbals brand endorsed by over 250,000 doctors worldwide and used by customers in over 60 countries. Liv-52 was introduced in 1955 by Himalaya Herbal Healthcare. Since then, it has been sold worldwide and is recognized by thousands of health professionals as one of the most effective liver formulas, with beneficial effects reported in over 300 studies. Himalaya’s Liv-52 has been approved as an herbal drug for liver in Switzerland by its FDA equivalent. It is believed to be the first multi-herb remedy granted regulatory approval as a drug, which is an outstanding feat for an herbal product. Liv52 has been validated by 276 clinical trials and research studies.
The Livon brand has 2 offerings – Livon Serum, Livon Hair Gain Tonic. New Livon Serum is a hair essential for damage protection. It controls frizz, eases out tangles and reduces breakage to give you silky, shiny hair. Unlike the earlier Livon Silky Potion, New Livon Serum is designed to be so lightweight that you don’t feel it at all once applied. It has a mild fragrance which is inspired by fine fragrances. Livon hair gain tonic control hair fall. It has active root energizers and is a tried and tested product, trusted by Indians who are looking for hair fall treatment. Livon is a product of Marico Industries.
Lotus Herbals Ltd. was set up in 1993 and it is engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling various kinds of face cleansers, winter care, sunscreens, hair oils, and shampoos. Lotus Herbals Ltd. is one of the major FMCG companies in India. The products that are manufactured by the company are ayurvedic and herbal. The company has developed its entire range of products by bringing together ancient Vedic wisdom and the technology of the 21st century. The company offers Whiteglow, an intensive skin whitening and brightening serum; cleansers, toners, protectors, nourishers, correctors, enhancers, exfoliators, gels, and lip care products for skin; and moisturizers and ayurvedic cleansers for body.
Marico Limited manufactures and markets consumer products in India and internationally. It offers coconut oil, hair oils, refined edible oils, anti-lice treatments, fabric care, functional and other processed foods, hair creams and gels, hair serums, shampoos, shower gels, hair relaxers and straighteners, deodorants, and other consumer products and by-products. The company sells its products under the brands, such as Parachute, Parachute Advansed, Nihar, Nihar Naturals, Saffola, Hair & Care, Revive, Mediker, Livon, Set-wet, etc.; and under various international brands, such as Fiancée, Hair Code, Caivil, Hercules, Black Chic, Ingwe, X-men, Code 10, ThuanPhat, etc. The company’s distribution network includes regional offices, carrying and forwarding agents, redistribution centers, and distributors. Marico Limited was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
MYSORE SANDAL SOAP
Mysore Sandal Soap is a brand of soap manufactured by the Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL), a company owned by the Government of Karnataka in India. The Mysore Sandal Bath Tablet is a premium category soap made with vegetable oils. The soap has 80% TFM, the highest possible for any soap. The uniqueness of the soap is that, it contains the fragrance blended from natural Sandalwood oil and other essential oils like Clove leaf oil, Patchouli, Vetiver, Orange, etc., the unique benefits of which the user experiences. The soap also has moisture & skin softening agents like glycerin & lanolin to ensure the moisture of the skin after bath. In 2006, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian cricketer was selected as the first brand ambassador of the Mysore Sandal Soap.
NAVRATNA HAIR OIL RANGE
Thanda Thanda Cool Cool’ brand Navratna has been the most trusted and preferred brand in the therapeutic cooling oil segment for a very long time. It is the undisputed leader in its category – providing multi-purpose benefits to its set of satisfied and ever growing consumer base. It has been meticulously prepared from a combination of nine unique ayurvedic herbs. Its everyday massage gives enjoyable cooling which provides relief from daily mental and physical stress- and its related symptoms like headache, fatigue, tension, insomnia etc. It not only solves specific hair and body related ailments, but delivers superlatively on all desired benefits, like beauty & nourishment, traditionally sought from hair oils. Himani has a medicinal menthol smell and you can feel those menthol-minty ingredients working as you use it.
Dabur Odomos Mosquito Repellent gives all day protection from deadly mosquitoes which cause diseases like Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya. Apart from creams, Dabur Odomos is also available in modern and easy to use formats like: Odomos Naturals Non Sticky Mosquito Repellent Cream, Odomos Non Sticky Mosquito Repellent Cream, Odomos Mosquito Repellent Wristband, Odomos Patches, Odomos Naturals Mosquito Repellent Lotion, Odomos Naturals Mosquito Spray and Odomos Naturals Mosquito Repellent Gel. Odomos mosquito repellent cream protects by masking distinctive odour of human skin and making a person virtually invisible to mosquitoes. Odomos mosquito repellent protects without being harsh on skin. It’s the only mosquito repellent endorsed by National Integrated Medical Association. Odomos mosquito repellent wristband protects children without exposing them to harmful chemicals. Being a repellent it is not comprised of any deadly chemicals.
Bring home the nature inspired fragrances from Odonil. With its natural fragrances and exquisite perfumes Odonil helps you to keep your home smelling fresh and happy. Odonil air fresheners come in different forms: blocks, sprays, gel and one touch air sanitizer. Odonil Air Fresheners are available in ‘Block’ formats. Odonil Blocks are small space fragrances which can be used in your bathrooms, cupboards etc. Odonil Room Freshener Sprays can be used anywhere in your home. Just spray it and transform the mood of your family members. The Odonil Room Freshener Sprays are for little corners as well as open spaces within the house. Odonil Room Freshener sprays and blocks are available in a variety of exciting fragrances.
Parachute is the flagship brand of Marico. Parachute has become one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the country. A market leader in its category and one of the oldest brands, Parachute Coconut Oil today stands for purity and quality. Over the years, the brand has seen a lot of innovations in packaging, sizing and tamper-proofing. Parachute enjoys enormous loyalty in urban, semi-urban and rural market. Parachute Advansed Body Lotion has been crafted with a breakthrough formulation having 100% natural moisturizers working with a unique product action of penetrating skin and strengthening the skin barrier from within. At the same time, its light, non-sticky formulation is quickly absorbed by your skin – keeping it soft, smooth and irresistible to touch.
Patanjali Ayurved Limited produces herbomineral heal care products, dental care products, food products, cosmetics, toiletries, hair care products, and other products. It offers food and beverages, such as flour, ghee, confectionary, oil, pickles, honey, spices, juices, and sherbets; personal care products, which include soaps, baby creams, mehandi, hand washes, toothpaste, body oils, rose water, etc.; ayurvedic products, which include general -digestives and Chyawanprash; and other-capsules, churnas, etc. The company offers ayurvedic products for the treatment of cancer, AIDS, diabetes, arthritis, thyroid, and more. It provides its products through distributors, mega-stores, and chikitsalayas. Patanjali Ayurved Limited was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Haridwar, India.
Promise is a leading brand when it comes to Oral Care and Personal Care. Promise also produces High Protein Nutritional Supplement – Vanilla Flavour which has made them a reputed brand. The price of Promise products is within Rs.72. Through their constantly improving products sold at great prices, Promise has gained the trust of thousands of Indian customers. Promise Toothpaste is a unique toothpaste containing natural and time -tested Clove Oil. The scientifically proven antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties of Clove Oil help keep teeth strong and gums healthy.
Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies manufactures beauty and anti-aging treatments worldwide. It offers ayurvedic treatments, including facial, scalp, and eye treatments. The company also operates a chain saloons, training institutes, and spas. In addition, it offers beauty products for skin, hair, and body care. The company’s training institutes provide courses in skin and beauty therapy, and short-term vocational courses. It offers its products through its stores, and international distributors. The company franchises its business. Shahnaz Husain has been a constant in the Indian skin care scenario since the mid-nineties. The most wonderful thing about these products is that each and every one of them is 100% herbal and has a natural origin. In an age of synthetic cosmetics, no one understands that the ancient ayurvedic way of beauty treatment is the best and most harmless way. Shahnaz Husain, however, built an empire on ayurvedic products to improve the quality of skin and hair care all over the world. Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies was founded in 1970 and is based in New Delhi, India.
DABUR VATIKA HAIR OIL
Dabur has a range of herbal and Ayurvedic daily use products which help to keep you looking good. They are specially formulated together with the gentle touch of nature and Ayurveda. Vatika has many products for your hair care as well and Vatika shampoo is among the most popular range it has. These shampoos are enriched with the goodness of natural ingredients like coconut, lemon, almond, henna, amla etc. which are good for your hair and were used from the ancient time. Dabur Vatika Hair Oil is premium coconut hair oil enriched with Henna, Amla (Indian Gooseberry), Lemon and five other trusted herbs. Vatika’s unique natural formulation ensures deeper oil penetration. It gives you hair and scalp complete nourishment for problem free, healthy hair. While Henna forms a protective coat to prevent oxidation, Amla strengthens the hair-roots and the astringent action of Lemon prevents dandruff.
VICCO NARAYANI CREAM
Vicco Narayani cream is a perfect blend of variety of medicinal oils relied upon by generations to generations. It contains oils of Rai, Nilgiri, Devdaru, Chahapati, Rosha, Lavang, Dalchini, and Pudina. These oils are mixed with Kapur, Wintergreen, Peppermint phool and Ajwan phool to form a combination which is an excellent anti-inflammatory preparation. This cream helps to treat all the joint pains of our body, backache and muscular pain. Also it effectively treats cold, cough and headaches too. Thus it is a multi utility product. It acts as a muscle relaxant as it strengthens the easy movement of blood which is circulated in arteries and veins, resulting in pain relief.
VICO VAJRADANTI SF TOOTHPASTE
Enriched with 18 herbs and barks, Vicco Vajradanti SF strengthen gums and keep teeth clean and bacteria-free. Vicco Vajradanti Sugar Free Paste is made especially for today’s health conscious generation. Although it has no sugar or sweetening agent, it tastes wonderful. It is herbal product based on ancient Indian Ayurvedic formula. It has also won hearts of fastidious customers all over the world. The vegetarians choose it as it contains no animal ingredients. And as it is not tested on animals, the followers of ‘beauty without cruelty’ love it. Due to proven medicinal properties of its active ingredients, the Government has permitted manufacturing of Vicco products under Ayurvedic Drug License.
VICCO TURMERIC SKIN CREAM
Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream is a harmonious combination of medically invaluable Turmeric with cooling and fragrant Sandalwood oil. Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream vanishes into your skin, rejuvenates and revitalizes your skin from within, leaving it soft, supple and young looking. Being pure and natural, with all the wonderful attributes of turmeric and sandalwood oil, Vicco Turmeric Cream gives the skin a radiance that mere cosmetics can’t hold a light to. It also protects the skin from ultraviolet Rays of the sun and maintains the original color of pigments of your skin. The cream is beneficial in fighting of acne, pimples, boils, blemishes and other common disorders of skin.
ZANDU SONA CHANDI
Zandu Sona Chandi Chyawanprash takes great pride in providing its consumers an effective immunity builder that fortifies the entire system and an ideal rejuvenator for our body and mind. Can be used by both children and adults of all age. Ayurvedas 3000 year old tradition is based on the goodness of foods & herbs being the key to vitality & health. Of this, Chyawanprash is the best known & most widely used. Zandu Sona Chandi ChyawanPlus contains: Bala, Guduchi, Haritaki, Jyotismati, Ashvagandha, Pippali, Punarnava, Yastimadhu and AmlaPishti which are known for their immunity boosting properties. Only Zandu Sona Chandi Chyawanprash “Plus” offers you Immunity + 3 Mind Benefits of Alertness, Better Memory & Concentration owing to the presence of NNA.
AACHI MASALA FOOD
Aachi Masala Foods (P) Ltd. produces South Indian spice powders and other food products. It offers masala powders, rice paste, cooking paste, ready to cook meals, pickles, and flour products. The company’s products include kulambu chilli powder, tomato rice powder, curry masala, madras sambhar masala, garam masala, rasam powde, egg masala, chicken masala, fennel powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, onion rice paste, ghee rice paste, and tomato rice paste. Aachi Masala Foods (P) Ltd. was founded in 1995 and is based in Chennai, India.
Aashirvaad is a brand of staple food and kitchen ingredients owned by ITC Ltd. ITC entered the branded Atta market with the launch of Aashirvaad Atta in Jaipur and Chandigarh in May 2002. The product is now available all over India. Within a short span Aashirvaad has became the number one in branded packaged atta across the country. Aashirvaad Select Atta is made from Sharbati wheat which comes from Madhya Pradesh. Aashirvaad Select Atta (5 kg pack) was awarded the World Star Award for Excellence in Packaging in the Consumer Pack Category. It is made from finest quality wheat that ITC has the unique capability to source through its e-Choupal network.
Aavin is the trademark of Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited, a Tamil Nadu-based milk producer’s union. Aavin procures milk, processes it and sells milk and milk products to consumers. The Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited is an apex body of 17 District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Unions. It is headquartered located at Aavin Illam, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai and has four dairy plants in Chennai. Aavin produces 4 varieties of milk. Toned milk (3% fat), Doubled toned milk (1.5% fat), Standardized Milk (4.5% fat) and Full Cream Milk (6% fat). It is also engaged in the manufacture of milk products such as milk khoa, mysorepak, gulab jamun, khalakand, butter milk, lassi, curd yoghurt and ice-creams.
Amul genuinely reminds us the ‘The taste of India’, and when we talk about ‘Amul’, the thought that usually occupies our mind is the luscious ‘butter’. Amul is synonymous with Butter in India. Several Generation of Indian consumers have grown up with the taste of Amul Butter for the six decades. Utterly Butterly Delicious taste of Amul Butter is must on breakfast table of almost every Indian Household since 1950. Amul Butter is recognized as one of the longest running advertisement campaign in the world. It is available in India as well as other countries.
Amul Cheese is available in a variety of different types. The Cheese Spread is a combination of soft cheese and cheddar cheese; very healthy as it only has 20% fat and a good source of calcium and milk proteins. They are easy to use as a cheesy alternative to chutneys, sauces, ketchups and dips. Amul Cheese slice is made from pasteurized, processed cheddar cheese. Amul Mozzarella cheese, also known as the Amul Pizza cheese, has moist, soft, elastic texture and when fresh, it has a slightly salty blandish taste and pleasant aroma. This is the most cost effective Mozzarella cheese that you can find in the market. Amul Gouda Cheese is a mildly ripened cheese of Dutch variety named after its place of origin in Netherlands. It is a yellow cheese made from cow’s milk.
AMUL KOOL RANGE OF DRINKS
Amul offers you a complete choice of products which include Amul Kool falvoured milk (Elaichi, Kesar, Rose), Amul Kool Cafe and Amul Kool Koko. Amul Kool Millk Shaake is a delicious dairy based drink rich in nutrients. It has a balanced blend of best quality fruits (Mango, Strawberry & Banana) and goodness of milk. Badam Milk Shaake contains Almond pieces. Amul Kool Cafe is refreshing milk with Coffee. Amul brings to you this age old secret recipe in “Amul Memory Milk”. In today’s competitive world, when your kids are under tremendous pressure to perform in every field especially studies; Amul Memory Milk helps in maintaining their performance. It also reduces stress and improves mental acuity in adults.
AMUL TAZA MILK
Bring home Amul Taaza Homogenized Toned Milk and get ready to enjoy the gulp of it, fully nutritious and completely delicious. Amul Taaza Homogenized Toned Milk is pasteurised in state-of-the-art processing plants and pouch-packed to make it conveniently available to consume. All set to cut open and drink, no need to refrigerate till open. The milk stays fresh for 2 days after opening if kept in refrigerator. No powder or water added, No preservative / chemical, easy to carry and use while traveling. This milk is ideal for using in preparing tea, coffee or even drinking. The seeds of this unusual saga were sown more than 65 years back in Anand, a small town in the state of Gujarat in western India.
AMULYA DAIRY WHITENER
Amulya, a premium Dairy Whitener from the house of Amul is the favorite choice of all tea and coffee lovers across India. It has the highest milk fat content among all the dairy whitener brands in India that makes it the creamiest dairy whitener. Amul the taste of India is offering its customers Amulya Dairy Whitener for years and is the most trusted and favored dairy whitener. It is the best alternative to condensed milk and has a fine granular texture. It is rich in nutritional value. It is processed from moderately skimmed milk and sugar in safe and sanitized environment and packed under an atmosphere of nitrogen. The price is very reasonable and easily available in the market.
ANANDA RANGE OF DAIRY PRODUCTS
Ananda started its beginning from Siyana Factory in Nov 1989. The company was set up by a visionary Chairman Radhey Shyam Dixit, during the Phase-III of Operation Flood, which is also known as the White Revolution of India. The success of Operation Flood is also known to make India the largest milk producing country in the world. Ananda, a leading dairy products brand in India is instrumental in providing dairy products at par with international standards. Its products include Milk, Paneer, Curd , Ghee , SMP , Chhach , Lassi , Sweets , Kheer , Rabri , Flavored Milk , Khoya , Butter etc. Ananda follow philosophy of: Serving the needs of the consumers by providing them directly from the farm to home products. A trusted name in dairy products Ananda is one of India`s reputed manufactures milk and milk products like fresh milk, bread spreads, milk powders, milk drinks, curd, lassi, chaach, pure ghee, paneer, namkeen, confectionery and sweets.
Anmol Biscuits Pvt Limited, the Kolkata-headquartered fourth largest biscuits maker in the country after Britannia, Parle and ITC. Anmol Industries Limited is a leading player in the FMCG of India, spread across the Northern and Eastern parts of the country. The aim of Anmol has always been to give consumers the gift of quality. Catering to diverse taste buds, Anmol offers a range that has an exhaustive basket of biscuits covering a variety of segments – sweet, cracker, health, and cream. At Anmol, the multilevel quality check with certifications like ISO, HACCP and GMP ensures that the perfect balance of taste, hygiene and nutrition are maintained across all variants. Guided by strong principles of quality, ethics and brand promise, Anmol has evolved as one of the most trusted and responsible brands of India.
In 1986, Parle launched India’s first still apple drink, Appy. It is a refreshing beverage that’s made from the freshest of apples. It is stylish, classy and aims to quench every Indian’s thirst for something refreshing. Appy Fizz is a product by Parle Agro, introduced in India in 2005. It consists of carbonated apple juice, and is used as the basis for cocktails and is a popular drink with the youth. After the success of Appy which was clean apple juice, Parle launched its sequel product as Grappo Fizz, which is a carbonated grape juice. The drink was the subject of a successful campaign of advertising at cricket matches in 2005-08. Appy Fizz is also manufactured and marketed in Bangladesh by Global Beverage Co Ltd. under license from Parle Agro.
Arambagh Hatcheries Limited produces chicken and chicken related products. It engages in poultry breeding, poultry farming, and poultry and animal feed production activities, as well as exports day old chicks, hatchable eggs, feed, and poultry machinery. The company also operates hatcheries and a chicken processing plant. In addition, it operates food marts and retail markets of consumer food items and other consumer goods, including groceries, confectioneries, and toiletries. The company was founded in 1973 and is based in Kolkata, India. From broiler breeding to state-of- the-art chicken processing to juicy and tasty chicken products and convenience stores, the Arambagh brand is a house-hold name in the eastern part of India.
The purpose of spices as additives is to make food more appetizing for everyone, especially children. Spices act as a good preservative and are rich in antioxidant properties. Spices were a major attraction for European settlers in our country several years ago. Badshah offers you, makes everyday bland food more appealing, nutritious and interesting. With the introduction of small economy packs, Badshah products are now penetrating even into the smallest of Indian centres. As all spices are organic, food fungus tends to set into them easily. The spice powders are desiccated, i.e. dehumidified and dried by heavy dehumidifying machinery and then put into air and water tight plastic bags after being carefully weighed. Its masala range includes blended spices, grounded spices, asafoetida and kesar milk masala.
Launched in 1993, Bailley has been the symbol of purity for years now. It is widely preferred as a source of safe drinking water. Bailley is packaged in state-of-the-art bottling plants across the country and has also introduced pouches of drinking water. Parle Agro has always held its customers in high regards, satisfying their refreshment needs at every level. And the testimony of this commitment is Bailley, bottled drinking water.
Balaji Wafers began as a micro-retail enterprise in 1974, managed by the Virani brothers at Astron Cinema, Rajkot. By 1982, spurred by the initiative of Virani brothers, this grew to a home-based manufacturing venture. A decade later, the brothers set up an international standard automatic plant in Gujarat, with steps to increase capacity and quality. In 2000, Balaji Wafers installed its first fully automatic plant. By 2014, it captured a 70% market share in snacks market. Today, the company employs more than 1800 personnel in their Rajkot and Valsad manufacturing facilities. Balaji has the capacity to manufacture 100,000 kg of potato wafers, along with 500,000 kg of savories per day.
Bikaji is a leading FMCG brand in India and abroad with its core products line of Bhujia, Namkeen, Papad, Snacks and Sweets. All products are made using select raw materials procured from best in their category, processed in an isolated and hygienic environment and are un-touched by human hand and are packed in a state-of-the-art automated packaging plant. The company also operates a hotel. It exports its products to European, American, and Gulf Countries; and Australia, Japan, and Singapore. It offers its products through its retail outlets in India.
BIKANERVALA FOODS PVT. LTD.
Bikanervala Foods Private Limited provides Indian sweets, namkeens and vegetarian fast food. Its products also include seasonal and festive products, cookies, snacks, beverages, gift packs, and traditional drinks like badam milk and lassi. The company also operates vegetarian restaurants in the Middle East, Nepal and India. Bikanervala Foods Private Limited was founded in 1950 and is based in New Delhi. They setted-up small sweetshop in the historic Chandni Chowk and their delicacies like Bikaneri Bhujia and Rasogollas became so famous that people started referring their hand-made traditional yummies as Bikanervala.
Bisk Farm has been recognised for its delectable biscuits, cookies, cakes and rusks; since its inception in the year 2000. It has carved a niche for itself in the market in a fairly short span of time. It is ranked amongst the top three bakery brands in the markets where it competes. Bisk Farm is presently available throughout Eastern and North Eastern India, and parts of South, Central and North India. The company eventually aims to market its delicacies across the country. Bisk Farm Just Baked is another ambitious part of the brand’s endeavour to share its goodness directly with the consumer. It showcases the Brand’s array of freshly baked Savories, Danishes, Special Cakes, Pastries, Breads and other Confectionery items, along with a great ambience.
BISLERI INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD.
Bisleri International Pvt Ltd. produces bottled drinking water. It offers mineral and mountain water in various packs for household and office premises. The company also has franchise operations in India. It allows customers to order products online. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Mumbai, India. Known as the brand that pioneered the concept of mineral water, bottled with its distinct green label, today Bisleri is a household name.
Bovonto is a soft drink popular in South India, especially Tamil Nadu with a select fan following. It is manufactured and marketed by Kali Mark (Kali’s Sparkling Water (P) Ltd.), which has offices and bottling plants at several locations in Tamil Nadu. The drink is mildly carbonated and has a tangy grape-cola taste. Unlike other sodas, Bovonto has mild ingredients that make the drink taste more delicious and less carbonated. Bovonto has set its trademark strongly in South India .Giving a regional taste, the drink goes along with any kind of cuisine making your taste buds linger for more.
Britannia brings to you the Britannia 50-50 sweety salty biscuit. Packaged in packs of 102gms and 151gms these biscuits are quick and economic way to spend your teatime. The sweet taste of this biscuits provide you a great experience of a sweet snack and the salty combination provides you another brilliant taste at the same time. So it gives you an experience of two flavors in a single piece of biscuit. The Britannia 50-50 sweety salty biscuit are also used sometimes as a base for many different toppings like whipped cream or mayonnaise, which complements its flavor.
The incredible taste of Britannia Bourbon takes you to the world of original cream biscuit. The bulky, rich and delicious chocolate crammed between two crunchy chocolate biscuits, topped with sugar crystals – presenting, the original Bourbon, from the brand of Britannia. Give a feeling of joy to your taste buds by rolling your tongue over the yummy Britannia Bourbon Original Cream Biscuit. The real fragrance of chocolates makes you go irresistible and compels you to grab bites over and over. Feel the magic of relishing yourself on each and every bite you grab. Britannia products are highly successful to catch the focus of every consumer, because of its amazing taste you get in every snacks and beverages.
BRITANNIA GOOD DAY
Britannia Good Day Biscuits are made from the wheat flour and flavored with butter. They are loved by the people of all ages and consumed along with hot beverage. It’s a Smile that makes it a Good Day! The smaller joys of life that can brighten up one’s life everyday often get ignored in the pursuit of larger joys. With its tagline of “Har cookie mein kayi Smiles.” Good Day will act as an enabler in enjoying all those small moments in everyday life!
BRITANNIA MILK BIKIS
Rich with the goodness of milk, Britannia Milk Bikis are crunchy biscuits baked to perfection. Each scrumptious bite is enriched with nutrients like Calcium, Vitamins and Iodine. So every delicious bite of crunchy Milk Bikis is a little something today, for your child’s tomorrow. Britannia milk bikis biscuits are packed with the wholesome goodness of milk to give you the energy needed to run throughout the day. So try the Britannia milk bikis biscuits and have all the benefits of milk with the great taste of biscuits. These biscuits are the perfect combination for your teatime or even just to grab a smack in the middle of the day.
BRITANNIA TIGER BISCUITS
Britannia tiger glucose biscuit are just the kind of biscuits that one would require to have that extra boost of energy during the day. It is also a real treat to the senses as they are crunchy and gives you energy. A delicious biscuit, fortified with 25% Daily Growth Nutrients like Iron, Calcium and Vitamins, help moms keep their little Tigers strong and roaring.
CAFE COFFEE DAY
Café Coffee Day, a part of Coffee Day Global Limited, is India’s favorite hangout for coffee and conversations. Popularly known as CCD, it strives to provide the best experience to its guests. Coffees are sourced from thousands of small coffee planters. CCD opened its first cafe in 1996 at Brigade Road in Bangalore – the youth and the young at heart immediately took to the cafe, and it continues to be one of the most happening places in the city. CCD to the youth is a “hangout” spot where they meet people, make conversations, and have a whole lot of fun over steaming cups of great coffee. Today it is the largest organized retail cafe chain in the country. CCD is also present in Austria, Czech Republic and Malaysia.
CATCH MINERAL WATER
Catch Natural Spring Water’ marked the company’s debut in the beverage arena. Melting from the icy glaciers, this pristine water is filtered over years through layers of mountain rock, imbibing a variety of natural minerals beneficial for health. This water is then bottled at the state-of-the-art facility, retaining its natural composition. ‘Catch’ is the only bottled water in India which has been tested and certified to comply with Food & Drug Administration (US) Code of Federal Regulations by NSF International-USA. The health and lifestyle beverages are made from natural spring water. ‘Catch’ Clear is the perfect combination of sparkling spring water and natural fruit flavour to give a sharp, crisp and clear drink that is low in calories and high on taste. Available in Lemon n Lime, Peach and Black Currant, this is a diet drink with a touch of class. The ‘Catch Spring range’ is healthier alternative to the standard orange, lemon and cola drinks.
Catch Spices is India’s foremost spices brand known for its matchless product quality and innovative approach. It is a leading brand when it comes to Salt, Sugar & Jaggery and Grocery products. Catch Jeera, Salt – Black and Masala – Magic Chat are 3 famous products in the market. Catch, the Food & Beverages brand of DS Group was launched in 1987 with the Catch Salt & Pepper rotatory table top sprinkler as offering, thus shifting the usage of salt and pepper from kitchen to the dining table.
It all started one day at Haldwani in 1960’s, District Nainital. Late S. Attar Singh Chawla was trying to improve upon one of his favourites recipes in the restaurants at his free time when he ended up with the one, which was to become Chawla’s2 cream chicken. It is quite different to taste as the ingredients used are different from the routine ones. Instead of red chillies and vegetable oils, the chicken is cooked in milk and cream and delicately flavoured with black pepper and green cardamom. That’s why it is very light on stomach, tasty and easy to digest.Chawla’s Chicken has 110 outlets in India, it also has outlets overseas also. Today the popularity of it is evident from the fact that starting from Northern States, it has now spread all over India. There are 13 outlets in Delhi NCR alone.
Launched in 1996, Ching’s Secret is a brand of Oriental food ingredients offering a range of sauces, soups, seasonings and noodles. Key ingredients have been developed through in depth research into the Oriental food culture. Its R&D department painstakingly developed key ingredients in each of Ching’s Secret range of products from documented and practitioner’s secrets of original Chinese chefs. Ching’s provides lot of categories like Instant Noodles, Soup Powder, Sauces, and Chutney. Ching’s Instant Tomato Soup is the famous product. It just takes a minute to make tasty soup. India’s No. 1 Desi Chinese brand has helped make Chinese the second most popular cuisine in India. Capital Foods created Ching’s Secret.
Dabur Chyawanprash is a time-tested Ayurvedic formulation of more than 41 Ayurvedic herbs that aid in boosting the immune system, thereby protecting the body from everyday infections like cough and cold etc. caused by bacteria, viruses, dust and weather change. Dabur is the first branded Chyawanprash in the country. It is the highest selling Chyawanprash with more than 60% market share. As a health supplement, Dabur Chyawanprash can be taken by people from all age groups- kids, adults and elderly people alike for supreme health benefits. As a proven and rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants, Dabur Chyawanprash provides multitude of health benefits.
Cocoberry is India’s first and leading frozen yogurt brand. It has the largest network of frozen yogurt outlets in India. Cocoberry crafts its own products to meet the unique needs of Indian customers, which franchised brands cannot do. Cocoberry offers a large range of flavors (incl. the only Sugar Free frozen yogurt in India) and a wide range of toppings and sizes to compliment the flavors. With a large variety of toppings, it is a healthy and light, any-time meal. It also serves a selection of hot and cold beverages such as coffees, teas and smoothies.
Coffy Bite is a power brand in the Rs 1500 crore Indian Sugar Boiled Candy market. This 100 crore brand has a history of 18 years of existence. The brand is unique and its positioning and ad campaign was one of the best in that era. The brand is in the coffee category which is around 15% of the Sugar boiled candy category. Coffee Bite have around 9 % market share in the SBC segment. Coffee Bite was introduced in India by Parry’s confectioneries of the Muruggappa Group. This was the flagship brand of Parrys. Later in 2004, Parry’s confectionery was sold to The Lotte group. Coffee Bite is famous for the “Coffee -Toffee “argument followed by the tagline “It’s a Coffee in a Toffee”. All the campaigns of this brand were a fun to watch and as a product, the brand offered excellent taste and quality.
DAAWAT BASMATI RICE
Daawat Basmati Rice is a flagship brand of Amritsar based LT Foods. The brand is a leader in Basmati Rice market in India and is present in 65 countries around the world. This rice becomes long after cooking it for two times, which give a rich look to the dishes of rice. It is purchased from the various local markets of North India to the Himalayan hills. These rice are aged so that the rice become fluffy, non sticky and separated from each other. There are variants of Dawat Rice such as Pulav, Regular, Brown Rice, Super Basmati Rice, traditional basmati rice, everyday etc which are used by millions of Indians in India and abroad as a part of their staple diet.
DHARA COOKING OIL
Dhara manufactures Sunflower Oil, groundnut Oil and Mustard Oil. Dhara health sunflower oil jar is one of its best selling products. Dhara, the leading edible oil brand announces the latest technologies used in its Dhara Health Sunflower Oil Jar. Launched in 1988, under the “Operation Golden Flow” program of NDDB, Dhara is today a Rs. 350 crore + cooking oil brand. It is one of India’s most trusted brands as it stands for purity, freshness, taste and value for money. Dhara was the first branded packed oil in the Indian market. It was the first to launch the tamper proof tetra packs in edible oils and it continues this unique distinction even today.
Eclairs – It’s a creamy, delicious bargain! Savour the delicious cream filling overflowing from a golden caramel shell. Delight your taste buds with rich taste of cream and caramel. It’s Eclairs 2 in 1, a sweet delight to double your pleasure and treble the fun! And remember, two’s always better than one.
Everest Spices is an Indian manufacturer, distributor and exporter of ground spices and spice mixtures under the brand name Everest. It is India’s largest spices brand based in Mumbai. More than 20 million households use Everest spices regularly. The brand is stocked by 400,000 outlets in more than 1000 towns across India. Everest is a major exporter to the US, the Middle East, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, East Africa and other countries. More than 3.705 billion packs of Everest sold each year. There more than 42 blends under the Everest brand name.
FORTUNE BASMATI RICE
Picked from the pristine Basmati-growing regions of India, Fortune Basmati Rice is nurtured over three seasons, with just the right amount of sunlight, rainfall and winter chill. This result in long grains, a tantalizing rich aroma and signature taste that makes it simply perfect! State of the art processing and hygienic packaging ensure the aroma and nutrition aren’t lost on the way to your dinner table! There are six delicious variants of Fortune perfect 3 season basmati rice: Fortune Vintage Basmati Rice, Traditional Basmati Rice, Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice, Fortune Everyday Basmati Rice, Fortune Super Basmati Rice and Fortune Hamesha Basmati Rice.
FORTUNE REFINED OIL
Fortune forays into a wider range of agri products besides cooking oils, starting with Besan. Fortune Sunlite Refined Sunflower Oil is fast moving product in market. It makes your food light, healthy and nutritious. Fortune Brands was a holding company founded in 1969 as American Brands and later renamed in 1997 and split apart in 2011. The corporate headquarters was in Deerfield, Illinois in the United States. It was in 1999, that the Adani Group formed a partnership with Wilmar International to launch Adani Wilmar Limited and subsequently their flagship brand – Fortune cooking oil. The brand offers series of cooking oils like Fortune rice bran health oil, VIVO-Diabetes care oil, Soya health oil, Sunflower oil, Kachi Ghani mustard oil, filtered mustard oil, groundnut oil, Fortune plus cottonlite oil and Fortune soya plus health oil.
Frooti is the largest-selling mango flavored drink in India. It is the flagship product of and the most successful drink offered by Parle Agro. Frooti was launched in 1985 in TetraPak packages. It is also now available in PET bottles and rectangular shaped packs. Frooti is exported to the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom etc. It is currently endorsed by Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt in India. Indulge yourself into a delightful juicy experience with Frooti Mango Drink, a delicious mango juice. Made from fresh, real mango pulp with no preservatives, it is so full of mangoes that every sip is like biting into a real juicy mango.
In 1936, Ganesh Grains was a chakki based out of Kolkata’s commodity market, Burrabazaar. By the turn of the century, it was a registered company. And, over the last decade, it has set up eight manufacturing units, launched products under the ‘Ganesh’ brand, and made its atta, or wheat flour, among the leading ones, competing with ITC’s Aashirvaad. The 500-crore company today offers over 100 products (stock keeping units) focusing mostly on foodgrain variants that include atta, maida, (roasted gram flour), semolina, dalia (broken wheat), gram flour and instant mixes. Over the years the company has seen revolution in both technology and human skills and welcomed them with open hands. Today, Ganesh Grains Limited is among one of the largest manufacturers of flour products in India.
Gowardhan, founded by Parag Milk Foods Pvt. Ltd. in 1992, is one of India’s largest private dairies, with an output capacity of 1,000,000 liters per day. Gowardhan is a brand that caters to the traditional Indian family, residing in both urban and rural areas. The products under the Gowardhan brand are every-day dairy products, ones that the consumers are highly familiar with which are Ghee, Milk, Paneer, Curd, Butter, Dairy Whitener and Gulab Jamun Mix. The promise of Cow’s milk, purity and taste are the brand’s core rationale. Through invoking a sense of festivity and association with customs and tradition, the brand adds life to products.
Dabur Hajmola lets you enjoy the chatpata taste as it stimulates your digestive power, especially when taken regularly after meals. Not only does it get your digestive juices working better, it’s also a useful laxative for children. Dabur Hajmola is available in four chatpata variants namely Regular, Imli, Pudina & Nimbu. The popularity of Hajmola can be gauged by the fact that almost 2.6 crore tablets are being consumed every day in India. Dabur Hajmola is a mix of traditional Indian culinary herbs, spices and edible salts and is a market leader with more than 50% share of the digestive tablets segment in India.
Haldiram Foods International Pvt. Ltd. produces and supplies ready-to-eat snacks, savories, and sweets. It offers namkeens, papads, banana chips, and drinks. The company also provides frozen foods, which include curries, parathas, rice, snacks, and sweets. It offers its products through its outlets and showrooms in India and internationally. Haldiram Foods International Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1937 and is based in Nagpur, India with branch offices in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai, India. It has operations worldwide. Haldiram’s Nagpur is one of the leading players in the snack food industry and a proud recipient of the ‘International Food Award’. Haldiram’s has carved its way to the top despite stiff competition from the global food giants and is earning valuable foreign exchange for our country.
HAVMOR ICE CREAM LTD.
In 1944, a young professional, Satish Chona, started an ice cream shop in Karachi, by the name of Havmor, Initially it began as a part time venture to supplement the family income. Today, Havmor Ice Cream is a delicious facet of Western India’s daily life, and part of its market lore. It reaches hundreds of thousands of consumers through 7 main outlets and 3,800+plus dealers.
INDIA GATE BASMATI RICE
India Gate Basmati Rice is a product from the house of world’s largest rice millers KRBL Limited. KRBL has a history of 120 years of rice production and have combined modern day crop practice with traditional farmer’s experience in basmati rice crop. They have been awarded with many awards for their quality products. This rice is being marketed for around 120 years. The farmers are producing this special rice for this company when they use the traditional method and now with the changing technology they are using both the methods to produce the best quality of rice for the customers. It has earned the pride and demand for its rice from its service and giving the best quality of rice.
JUBILANT FOODWORKS LIMITED
Jubilant FoodWorks Limited operates as a food service company. The company operates Domino’s Pizza restaurants in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal; and Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in India. At present, it operates 1,125 Domino’s Pizza Restaurants in 264 cities; and 63 Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurants in 16 cities in India. The company also sells its products online and through mobile. Jubilant FoodWorks Limited was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Noida, India.
KOHINOOR BASMATI RICE
Kohinoor Basmati Rice is a premium basmati rice brand present in India and 60+ countries worldwide. This rice brand is known for its extra long grain and authentic taste. All of their variants such as Brown Rice, Organic, Exclusive, and Special Rice etc are well known for their quality and rich aromatic taste. The packing of the rice is made such that it gives the guarantee that the rice will not get spoiled and one will get the best of rice to have in their homes. This rice makes the dishes richer and adds something extra to the dishes which one will not find in other rice. Kohinoor rice is manufactured by ISO 9001:2000 certified food company Kohinoor Foods Limited.
Parle introduced India’s first & original sweet and salty biscuit –Krackjack in 1972, which went on to become one of the most loved biscuits. It’s a crispy and delicious biscuit with a perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness. Once you start relishing it, you won’t be able to stop the longing for more. Though Krackjack sweet and salty biscuits can be enjoyed anytime, it goes wonderfully well with your evening cup of tea. The unique dual tastes of sweet and salty have a perfect analogy with the dual personality of an individual, be it a politician or a mother-in-law….”Taste ka double role jo khol sakta aap ki bhi pole”.
Everyone enjoys ‘rags to riches’ stories and everyone likes tales of stupendous success achieved through sheer determination. The story of Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad is all that and much more. Today, Lijjat is more than just a household name for ‘papad’ (India’s most popular crispy bread). Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad, popularly known as Lijjat, is an Indian women’s cooperative involved in manufacturing of various fast-moving consumer goods. It offers different types of papads like Urad with pepper, Udad with Garlic – Chillies, udad with red chillies, Moong papad and Punjabi Masala Special. Lijjat is headquartered in Mumbai and has 81 branches and 27 divisions all over India.
Britannia Little Hearts Biscuit actually wins the heart and fills the stomach. The heart shaped light, crunchy biscuits generously sprinkled with sugar, they blissfully melt in your mouth. It is an absolutely unique product by Britannia to hit the heart of every aged group. Little Hearts gives you the best company specially when you are on travel, watching movies, occupied by your friends and families or enjoying your snacks time. In fact it is perfectly meant for matching all the circumstances. Britannia is one of the top leading brands that offers product with finest quality.
MARIE GOLD BISCUITS
Britannia Marie Gold is one of the most popular Biscuit to hold its position higher in the market. Best in taste and excellent for health. The 100% pure vegetarian biscuit suits the tongue of all ages. To savor the original flavor of it, one must try having a bite atleast. Britannia Marie Gold is best for crunching and suitable for having bite with Tea or Coffee at any time. It’s been span of years; Britannia Marie Gold has swamped its name and fame in the market. It is a well mishmash of balanced taste, crispiness and frothiness along with the added vitamins and minerals makes Britannia Marie Gold the healthy tea time biscuit. Britannia biscuits are light and nutritious that keeps you in proper diet. It’s been a decade now, when Britannia came to an existence and since then it is in a high demand so far. So get the Britannia Marie Gold biscuit and enjoy the tasty crisp of every bite of it.
MAWANA SUGARS LTD
Mawana Sugars Limited manufactures and sells sugar under the Mawana brand in India. The company operates in Sugar, Power, Chemical, and Distillery segments. It produces plantation white sugar, refined sugar, and specialty sugar, as well as IP grade sugar for pharmaceutical use. The company also offers chemical products, such as caustic soda, caustic flakes, dry and liquid chlorine, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, stable bleaching powder, sodium hypochlorite, and industrial alcohol. In addition, it is involved in the distribution of cane seeds, fertilizers, insecticides, etc.; cogeneration of power from bagasse; and manufacture of ethanol to the oil marketing companies. The company was formerly known as Siel Limited and changed its name to Mawana Sugars Limited in January 2008.
MCLEOD RUSSEL INDIA LTD.
McLeod Russel India Limited, together with its subsidiaries, cultivates, processes, manufactures, and sells bulk teas primarily in India. It offers CTC and orthodox black teas, as well as green teas. The company operates 64 tea estates covering approximately 39,603 hectares in India, Vietnam, Uganda, and Rwanda. It also trades in black tea. In addition, the company exports its products to Europe, the Middle East, North America, and internationally. McLeod Russel India Limited was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.
Mahashian Di Hatti Limited is an Indian manufacturer, distributor and exporter of ground spices and spice mixtures under the brand name MDH. It specializes in several unique traditional blends of spices suitable for different recipes. The company was founded in 1919 by Mahashay Chuni Lal as a small shop in Sialkot. It has since grown in popularity all over India, and exports its products to several countries. It is associated with Mahashay Chuni Lal Charitable Trust. The MDH brand name is very well known throughout India.
Since 1983, our nation has been curious to know – “Melody, itni chocolatey kyun hain?” Parle Melody comes with an irresistible layer of caramel on the outside and a delightful chocolate filling within. All that can be said is, “Melody Khao Khud Jaan Jao”. Pop it in your mouth and relish the unique experience.
Emami Mentho Plus Balm is a specialist pain reliever.Consumer studies show, headaches have various reasons, like exposure to sun, cold, lack of sleep, tension, stress, anxiety etc. Headache usually strikes quickly, without warning. Emami Mentho Plus Balm is a specialist pain reliever effective for all kinds of headaches. Emami Mentho Plus is a complete solution for headache especially formulated for today’s young individuals. Coolants in the balm have a soothing effect. Always keep it at your arm’s length to keep nagging headache away. Emami Mentho Plus Works on all known transient tension type headache conditions.
When life hits a dull patch, just pull out a Parle Monaco to make it exciting. The light, crispy biscuit sprinkled with salt, is the perfect namkeen twist you can add to your ordinary boring moments. Go ahead, Life namkeen banaiye, anywhere, anytime with Parle Monaco. To spice up your life further, try the variant of Parle Monaco – The Zabardast Zeera. This salted, crispy biscuit delicately seasoned with Zeera, has a unique taste that makes those namkeen moments even more exciting.
Monginis is an Indian pastry and bakery chain based in Mumbai with outlets in different cities in India and Egypt. Monginis sells ready-made as well as order-made cakes for catering or carry-out. Individual cake slices are also kept in Monginis stores for dine-in customers. The chain sells both Indian and Western savouries, including samosas, puffs, cutlets and doughnuts. Apart from these, snack foods, breads are also sold at Monginis shops. Monginis has a product line for diabetics, and offers themed products during festivals. The Egyptian brand has called itself Monginis bakery producing chocolates, cakes, pastries and oriental sweets. Fast food snacks include more than 50 items. Monginis also produce more than 30 different gateaux.
Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd is an Indian company that manufactures markets and sells milk, milk products and other edible products. Its milk products include cultured products, ice cream, paneer and ghee. The company also sells edible oils, fresh fruits and vegetables, frozen vegetables, and processed food like fruit juices, jams, pickles etc. Mother Dairy was founded in 1974, as a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). It has retail outlets in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru.
A famous brand which produces Dairy Products and Bread Dairy and Eggs products is Nutralite and is better known for its table margarine. The cholesterol free table spread does not consist of hydrogenated fats. Nutralite was acquired by Zydus in 2006 and was then relaunched with a controversial positioning “Better than Butter”. Zydus Cadilla is a bold marketer. The table spread is armed with cholesterol fighters like PUFA (poly unsaturated fatty acids) and MUFA (mono unsaturated fatty acids). It is a blend of taste and health and helps you attain your fitness goals.
Paper Boat is a brand of non-carbonated beverages and energy drinks produced and marketed by Hector Beverages. It debuted for public purchase in August 2013.The product consists of traditional, authentic indigenous Indian drinks that are packaged in single serving, flexible pouches. At present, fourteen flavor varieties are produced. The beverages are produced using local spices, fruit, flowers and pulses, and some of the fruits grow wild, such as jamun and kokum. Hector Beverages has contracted with fruit processors and has encouraged some farmers “to cultivate the fruits to ensure a stable supply.” The company has stated that it does not use artificial coloring or preservatives in its products.
Parle-G is a brand of biscuits manufactured by Parle Products in India. According to a Nielsen survey of 2011, it is the largest-selling brand of biscuits in the world. Filled with the goodness of milk and wheat, Parle-G has been a source of all round nourishment for the nation since 1939. Its unique taste expanded over the globe. In 2013, Parle- G became India’s first domestic FMCG brand to cross the 5,000 crore mark in retail sales. Primarily eaten as a tea-time snack, Parle-G is one of the oldest brand names in India.
PARLE HIDE & SEEK
Parle Products has been India’s biggest manufacturer of biscuits and confectionery for about 80 years. The popular brand of Parle occupied the reputation of selling their products highest in the market. Hide & Seek Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of the delicious outcomes of their productions. It is one of such biscuits that give pleasure to the eaters, since it is a quality product full of nutrition and great taste. Hide & Seek Chocolate Chip Cookies are filled with yummy chocos which gets melted soon after it goes in your mouth. The beautiful pack itself is very tempting. Also after having a bite only, one can imagine how difficult it is to resist themselves to take frequent bites over and over on it.
Millions of Indians have grown up eating Priyagold Biscuits over the past years. It has now become synonymous with India’s favorite biscuits. Priyagold produces scrumptious premium biscuits and has done so for the past 23 years. The popularity of brands like Butter Bite, CNC, Snacks Zig Zag & Marie Lite have enabled Priyagold to command a sizeable market share in the biscuit industry, despite the fierce competition from the established players in the industry. As an umbrella brand Priyagold has resulted in creating brand equity for all the products globally. Owing to all these efforts today the name Priyagold is recognized as a true classic.
Dabur Pudin Hara is an ayurvedic medicine for Indigestion, Gas and Acidity which contains Pudina Satva as the main ingredient and is known to give quick relief from stomach ailments like stomach ache, gas and indigestion as recommended by ayurveda. A trusted and fast-action remedy, Pudin Hara is 100% natural and safe. Pudina is carminative, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic. It expels gas and gives relief in digestive disorders such as indigestion, heartburn, IBS, and stomach ache. Pudin Hara is available in pill and liquid form.
Rail Neer, a signature product of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), was given the award for ‘India’s Most Trusted Brand for 2016’ in the packaged drinking water segment by IBC Infomedia Privated Limited, a leading business management consultant. At present, Rail Neer is mandatorily supplied to passengers of all Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto/ Suvidha trains. There is also mandatory supply of Rail Neer in 139 pairs of trains and 200 stations as identified by the Ministry of Railways. Presently, approximately 6 lakh litres of packaged drinking water is being supplied to passengers all over the Indian Railways, through production in seven Rail Neer plants located at Nangloi, Delhi (2003), Danapur, Bihar (2004), Palur, Tamil Nadu (2011), Ambernath, Maharashtra (2014), Amethi, Uttar Pradesh (2015), Parassala, Kerala (2016) and Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh (2017).
Rasna Private Ltd. produces and markets beverages and processed foods in India and internationally. It offers soft drink concentrates, instant drink powders, milkshake mixes, fruit jams, sports drinks, fruit juices, ice tea, and non alcoholic beverages; and flavors for soft drink, confectionery, bakery, ice-cream, and pharmaceutical industries. The company also provides curries, pickles, curry pastes, chutneys, snacks, bites, and fruit syrups. In addition, it exports its products. The company offers its products through distributors in the Russian Federation, Buinea, Tanzania, Sudan, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique, Mali, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Madagascar, Haiti, Anteles, Fiji, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. Rasna Private Ltd. was formerly known as Pioma Industries Ltd. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Ahmedabad, India.
REAL ACTIVE FRUIT JUICES
Real Activ is a range of unsweetened juices that contain No Added Sugar, Colour or Preservatives. Real Activ juices are made from concentrated juices. After the juice is pressed from the fruit, the water is removed to reduce transportation load. It has as much juice as present in real fruit. Real Fruit & Vegetable Juices, rich in fiber and nutrition, are the best way to tackle the challenge of keeping fit and healthy in an urban, hectic lifestyle. It offers – 11 Sugar Free Juices that follow the tradition of bringing together the best of nutrients, taste and lifestyle.
Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed’s brainchild syrup Rooh Afza is more than a cold drink. A blend of pure crystalline sugar, distilled natural extracts of citrus flowers, aqua of fruits, vegetables and cooling herbal ingredients, Rooh Afza’s cooling effect is long lasting for it not only instantly quenches the thirst but also rapidly cools the entire system and gives back the body the vigor, vitality and freshness depleted by excessive heat. Rooh Afza can be mixed in plain water or it can be made into a refreshing, delicious milk shake. It can also be used for making ice cream and faloodas. The flavor, the fragrance and the color as well as the goodness remain unparalleled even after 100 years of its creation.
Safal is engaged in retailing of fresh fruits and vegetables and value added products like fruit juices, ketchup, pickles, jams, frozen peas and tomato puree. Of late, Safal introduced un-polished pulses under its own brand. Other products like Mother Dairy’s desi ghee, ice creams, lassi, chhach, mishti doi, paneer and Dhara’s oil range are also available at Safal retail outlets. Safal is the largest retail chain of fresh fruits and vegetables in Delhi. At present it is operating about 400 retail outlets in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and 23 retail outlets in Bangalore which cater to more than 1.5 lakhs customers per day.
Saffola is a health care brand which brings to you a range of everyday Heart Healthy Foods and Services that are easy, effective and enjoyable so that they easily integrate into your lifestyle. For the last years, Saffolalife has been creating awareness about heart health and inspiring people to heave a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. Being healthy is about consciously thinking about your health Saffola, as the leaders of heart health brings you a range of products that have been designed to seamlessly integrate health into life with YOUR own way. Each Saffola Oil is designed keeping your needs in mind, so that now you can choose the right oil which meets the needs of your healthy lifestyle. Saffola comes in four variants Saffola Active, Tasty, Gold and Total.
Sagar Ratna started its first branch in Defence Colony in 1986 and since then it has moved on to become the most preferred destination for South Indian cuisines across the country. Sagar Ratna has established its presence in the National Capital Region (NCR) through company owned restaurants and in various prominent cities of North India through franchise outlets. Having won numerous awards in the Hospitality industry in various categories over the years, Sagar Ratna continues to delight its customers with its authentic South Indian food cooked fresh many times a day.
SHAKTI BHOG ATTA
Established in the year 1970, “Shakti Bhog Foods Ltd.”, are the most reputed name in the field of food products. The brand- Shakti Bhog is India’s fastest selling wheat flour and is a popular name in the global market. With experience and expertise, Shakti bhog has become an expert exporter and supplier of Wheat Flour. Entire product range of flour is prepared by processing high grade wheat procured from leading vendors of market. Entire stock is kept in controlled atmospheric conditions for ensuring freshness and quality. Whole stock is available in different quantity of packing for fulfilling demands of market. Wheat Flour is available to the clients at affordable price range.
SHREE RENUKA SUGARS
Shree Renuka Sugars Limited operates as an agribusiness and bio-energy company in India and Brazil. The company operates through Sugar, Trading, Co-generation, and Ethanol segments. It provides white/refined sugar and very high polarized sugar; and ethyl alcohol from molasses and fuel grade ethanol from sugarcane juice. The company also produces power from bagasse, a sugarcane byproduct for industrial consumers or state grids; and provides bio-fertilizers. Shree Renuka Sugars Limited was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Belagavi, India. The shares of the Company are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE).
Zydus Wellness Limited develops, produces, markets, and distributes health and wellness products in India. The company provides sugar substitute products under the Sugar Free Gold and Sugar Free Natura brands. In its 25 years of existence, Sugar Free has come a long way from being just a sugar-substitute for diabetics to a lifestyle brand for the calorie conscious, busy and healthy lifestyle seeking urban dweller. A simple addition of Sugar Free in what you eat or drink can save you from a whole lot of sugar and calories. It tastes as sweet as sugar and does not have any after taste. Sugar Free has been approved by USFDA, WHO and FSSAI. Sugar Free is also available in different formats such as powder, drops and pellets, making it appropriate for table top consumption as well as for cooking and baking.
In July 2003, ITC made a foray into the biscuits market by launching the Sunfeast range of biscuits. Since then, Sunfeast biscuits have always stood for quality and are known for offering innovative and wholesome biscuits. Sunfeast connotes happiness, contentment, satisfaction and pleasure. Sunfeast Biscuits straddle all segments of the market led by Dark Fantasy at the premium end. Dark Fantasy Choco Fills has wowed the Indian consumer with its innovative centre-filled format and high-quality packaging. In addition, ITC has launched Sunfeast Farmlite Digestive All Good biscuit – India’s Only Digestive biscuit with No Maida & No Added Sugar. This biscuit is made from whole wheat flour of Aashirvaad Atta which makes it naturally rich in fibre content and brings alive ITC’s commitment to provide delightful experiences to every consumer.
TATA GLOBAL BEVERAGES
Tata Global Beverages Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells tea, coffee, and water worldwide. It engages in the processing and blending of tea, including the manufacture of instant tea. The company markets and sells its products under the Tata Tea Premium, Tata Tea Elaichi Chai, Tata Tea Chakra Gold, Tata Tea Gold, Tata Tea Teaveda, Tata Tea Kanan Devan, Tata Tea Gemini, Tata Tea Agni, Tetley, Good Earth, Jemca, Vitax, Teapigs, Joekels, Eight O’clock, Grand Coffee, Map Coffee, Tata Coffee Grand, Tata Water Plus, Tata Gluco Plus, and Himalayan brand names. Tata Global Beverages Limited was incorporated in 1962 and is based in Mumbai, India. Tata Global Beverages is the 2nd largest player in branded tea in the world.
Tata Salt was launched in 1983 as India’s first packaged iodised salt in India, as part of the movement to counter iodine deficiency diseases in the country. The pioneer of salt iodisation in India, Tata Salt, holds the distinction of being India’s first national branded iodised salt. It has been consistently recognised as one of the country’s leading food brands. The initial ‘Namak ho Tata ka — Tata Namak’ and path breaking ‘Desh ka Namak’ ad campaigns creatively tapped into this emotional connect, reinforcing Tata Salt’s leadership position in the marketplace as well as in the consumer’s mind. Over the years, Tata Salt has ventured into new product segments to meet the changing needs of its customers, adding Tata Salt Lite, Tata Salt Plus, Sprinklers, Tata Black Salt and Tata Rock Salt to its repertoire.
VADILA INDUSTRIES LTD
Vadilal Industries Limited manufactures and sells ice-creams in India. It operates through three segments: Ice-Cream, Processed Foods, and Others. The company offers ice creams and frozen desserts, such as ice cream bars, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream cakes, etc. under the brand name of Artisan. It is also involved in processing and exporting processed food products, such as frozen fruits and vegetables, canned pulp, mango pulp, ready-to eat, ready-to-serve products, etc. In addition, the company provides flavored milk products under the Power Sip brand name, as well as paneer and ghee products; and operates parlors that offer ice creams and concoctions. Further, it engages in the forex management, money changing, and cold storage businesses. The company also exports its products. Vadilal Industries Limited was founded in 1982 and is based in Ahmedabad, India.
VERKA DAIRY PRODUCTS
Verka is a flagship brand of MILKFED and came into being in 1973 when MILKFED was mandated for milk procurement, quality processing of milk & its products and marketing of these products. “Verka” was christened after the name of the place where the first plant was setup in Amritsar. Verka has a wide range of products including different variants of Pasteurized Packed milk, Ghee, Table Butter, Skimmed Milk Powder, Whole Milk Powder, Cheese, Sweetened Flavoured Milk, Ice Cream, Indigenous sweets, fresh Products like Lassi, Paneer, Dahi, Kheer and Tetra Pack Products such as fruit beverages & milk. The products are available in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Northeast India. Verka also exports ghee to countries like the Middle East, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Malaysia.
WAGH BAKRI TEA
Wagh Bakri Tea Group is a Premium Tea Company, having presence in tea business since 1892. Today it is the 3rd largest packaged tea company in India with a turnover of over Rs. 900 Cr. and over 30 million Kgs of tea distribution. The group is a leading stride in tea exports and retail consumer all over the world. With huge number of Wagh Bakri tea lovers around the world, it has emerged as a truly global brand. The company enjoys undisputed market presence in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chhattisgarh & Goa and has recently forayed in to Western Uttar Pradesh. Leaf from the best tea gardens is selected and the group directors personally taste and evaluate the teas. The company also owns and operates Tea Lounges located in cities of New Delhi and Mumbai, India.
WILLIAMSON MAGOR & COMPANY LTD.
Williamson Magor & Company Ltd. was established in the year 1868 as a tea company, The group now produces an output of 30 million Kg of tea per year from its 23 tea estates in Assam and 5 million Kg from its 5 tea estates in Dooars. The group has grown in size and experience. Today their gardens stretch from the foothills of the Himalayas to the banks of the Brahmaputra, producing that magic brew, tea. More importantly, it has grown to become the world’s largest producer of tea, having 28 tea estates with an output of 35 million Kgs of tea per year. The group’s reliability and efficiency as a supplier of bulk tea has helped increase tea exports steadily up to 15% per year for the past few years. As consumer tastes become more sophisticated, the group is on course at satisfying this demand and adding value to its products and has successfully launched three brands of packet tea – Tez, Premium Gold and Jaago.
YELLOW DIAMOND WAFERS
Prataap Snacks is a subsidiary of a renowned group of companies, which maintains an interest in finance and real estate. The company started its snacks production business in the last decade and in a few short years has established Yellow Diamond Snacks, which is now a recognized brand to over a million consumers around the world. To offer consumers the freedom of choice and to be able to reach out to all generations, Yellow Diamond has continued to develop a wide range of products. The processing and packaging is done in a fully automatic environment where from potato to Chip, the whole process remains untouched by human hands. The company has a sound and effective chain comprising of distributors, stockists and retailers. The range of products is readily available in local markets and the company is now expanding its global presence.
ITC entered the instant noodles segment with the launch of Sunfeast Yippee! in 2010. The sourcing and blending expertise that has made Aashirvaad India’s No 1 branded Atta has been leveraged to create a delightful noodle block. The block being round in shape does not need to be broken while cooking, providing really long & slurpy noodles. A special scientific process ensures that the noodles do not lump even 30 minutes after cooking. Yippee! Instant noodles are available in four lip smacking variants – Magic Masala, Classic Masala, Power Up Masala and Mood Masala. It is 100 percent vegetarian and has dietary fiber which helps digestion and satisfies hunger. It comes with a wheat noodle cake and a flavour sachet of real herbs and spices sourced and grown in India.
D’damas Jewellery (India) Pvt., Ltd. engages in the design, production, and distribution of gold and diamond jewellery. It offers diamond pendants, diamond earrings, diamond rings, diamond nose pins, diamond bangles, gold pendants, gold earrings, gold bracelets, gold necklaces, gold chains, gold sets, and gold coins. The company sells its products through B2B retailers, franchisees, and distributors. D’damas Jewellery (India) Pvt., Ltd. was founded in 2003 and is based in Mumbai, India with a store in Hubli. D’damas Jewellery (India) Pvt., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Gitanjali Gems Ltd. D’damas is a JV between Gitanjali (India’s largest jewellery retailer) & Damas, Dubai (Middle East’s largest gold retailer).
GITANJALI GEMS LIMITED
Gitanjali Gems Limited engages in the business of manufacturing, trading, importing, and exporting diamond cutting and polishing, diamond studded jewelry, and plain gold jewelry in India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the Middle East, South East Asia, and China. The company operates through two segments, Diamond and Jewelry. The company offers gold, silver, platinum, and stainless steel jewelry studded with diamond and other gems primarily under the Gili, Nakshatra, Sangini, Asmi, Diya, Parineeta, to name a few brands. There are many other significant branded offerings catering to various consumer niches across both the fine and fashion jewellery segments. The company sells its products through a network of own stores, shop-in-shops, and franchise outlets, as well as through the online and digital channels. The company was founded in 1966 and is based in Mumbai, India.
Kalyan Jewellers is an Indian jewellery store chain owned by the Kalyan Group.It operates a chain of jewelry stores in Southern and Western India, and the Middle East. It offers gold, diamond, platinum, and silver products. It was founded by T. S. Kalyanaraman, who started the first jewellery shop in 1993 in Thrissur, Kerala, India. It has stores in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, and New Delhi, India; and Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. They have partnered with a number of celebrities to be regional brand ambassadors, including Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in North India, Manju Warrier in Kerala, Nagarjuna Akkineni in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Shiva Rajkumar in Karnataka, Prabhu Ganesan in Tamil Nadu. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was paid Rs100 million per year for a two-year deal with Kalyan Jewellers to be a nationwide brand ambassador.
The Mehra Family has had jewellery showrooms since pre-partition in Lahore. The first modern showroom opened in Ajmal Khan Road in Karol Bagh. This was followed by a second showroom at Janpath, followed by Tilak Nagar and then in Krishna Nagar in 2008. Mehrasons Jewellers not only promise beautiful, well crafted jewellery but also deliver personalized and cared-for consumer experience. Each of the four Delhi based stores have well trained personnel with the singular objective of assisting the customers and ensuring a fulfilling experience while shopping at Mehrasons Jewellers.
NAKSHATRA WORLD LIMITED
Nakshatra World Limited is a leading player in the organized jewellery and luxury space in India. First launched in 2000, as a flagship of the Diamond Trading Company (DTC), a part of De Beers, it was subsequently taken over by the Gitanjali Group in 2007. Nakshatra continues to be one of the most respected jewellery brands in India, being classified as a Super brand since 2009. Drawing inspiration from a ‘constellation of stars’, from where it gets its name, this unique range of diamond jewellery, evokes powerful imagery of mystery, brilliance and timeless beauty. Each piece is a contemporary, stylized interpretation of the seven petalled diamond flower – known traditionally as the ‘kudajodi’ – which is believed to be auspicious and showers the wearer with blessings and good luck. The richness of tradition and eternal mystique of the Nakshatra cluster weave a magical tapestry that will hold every one spellbound.
PC JEWELLER LIMITED
PC Jeweller Limited manufactures, retails, and trades in gold jewelry, diamond studded jewelry, and silver items in India. The company sells its jewelry through its showrooms and Website, wearyourshine.com. It operates 75 retail showrooms in 62 cities and 18 states in India. The company also exports its products. PC Jeweller Limited was founded in 2005 and is based in Delhi, India. Backed by strong promoter team, professional management and a reputed board, the company has followed meticulously designed business plan, believed in speedy execution with careful optimism over the years. PC Jeweller has made a remarkable journey so far and has created a brand of its own with sustainable customer initiatives and unrivalled quality that loyal customers vouch for.
SHREE GANESH JEWELLERY HOUSE
Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (I) Limited manufactures and sells handcrafted gold, diamond, and studded jewelry primarily in India. The company provides handcrafted hallmarked plain and antique gold jewelry, gold enameled and studded jewelry, Mughal style jadau and kundan jewelry, ruby-emerald jewelry, polki chakri jewelry, light weight Italian gold jewelry, gold bangles and chains. It also offers diamond studded jewelry, such as bangles, bracelets, ear-rings, necklaces, pendants, rings, and nose pins. The company markets its products through distributors and retailers under the Gaja gold, Gold Bridals, Gold Elements, Mari Gold, Sitaare, You, Distar, and GM Gold brand names. In addition, it operates retail stores in Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Amritsar, Chandigarh, and Ludhiana. The company also exports its products to the United States, the Middle East, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. Further, it generates solar power; and lends against gold and other assets. The company was formerly known as Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Limited and changed its name to Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (I) Limited in December 2012. Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (I) Limited was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.
Tanishq (India) Ltd. manufactures and retails jewelry. It offers diamond jewelry; and gold jewelry, ranging from traditional harams, mangalsutras and thalis to earrings, chains, bracelets, and rings. The company also offers gold coins, bricks, and biscuits or bars; ‘Shine’, a white gold collection; and Anuttara, a program that gives reward points on every purchase at a Tanishq store and provides care for old Tanishq jewelry. It offers its products through its stores, as well as online. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Bengaluru, India. Tanishq (India), Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Titan Industries Ltd.
TRIBHOVANDAS BIMJI ZAVERI LIMITED
Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited popularly known as TBZ engages in manufacturing/trading and selling jewelry in India. The company offers gold, diamond studded, precious and semi-precious stone studded, and diamond studded platinum jewelry; jewelry with colored stones in gold and diamond; loose diamond solitaires; loose precious and semi-precious stones; and jadau jewelry. TBZ’s presence in the Indian market has been marked by a number of firsts – the first to offer buy back guarantee on gold jewelry, the first to promote the concept of light weight jewelry and the first to offer certified solitaire diamonds. TBZ now one of India’s largest jewellery retailers because of many such instances of innovation and commitment to excellence. At present, it operates 35 stores. The company was founded in 1864 and is based in Mumbai, India.
ASAHI INDIA GLASS LIMITED
Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS) is India’s leading integrated glass solutions company and a dominant player both in the automotive glass and architectural glass segments. It commands over 70% share in the Indian automotive glass market. Established in 1984, AIS’ footprint today spans the entire spectrum of the automotive and architectural glass value chains. AIS provides end to end solutions right from manufacturing of glass, processing, fabrication and installation services. It is a sand-to-solutions organization offering varied types of glass products & services for institutional buyers as well as retail customers. AIS is synonymous with best in class quality and service in the Indian glass industry due to its people, technology, engineering capability, manufacturing scale and skill.
ARAVIND EYE CARE SYSTEM
Aravind Eye Care System, the world’s largest eye care provider, was chosen for the $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, awarded annually to an organization that does extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering. Aravind, founded in 1976 by the late Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy, operates five hospitals in India backed by a network of clinics, manages four others, and has research laboratories, a training center and a manufacturing center. While a typical ophthalmologist might perform 250 to 400 surgeries annually, an Aravind doctor will average 2,000. Because only 30 percent of its patients pay for services, Aravind’s model hinges on volume and efficiency to keep costs down. Over the years, this organization has evolved into a sophisticated system dedicated to compassionate service for sight. The Aravind Eye Care System now serves as a model, for India, and the rest of the world.
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited is a healthcare provider. Founded by Dr Prathap C. Reddy in 1983, the company is engaged in offering healthcare services and operating standalone pharmacies. Its segments include Healthcare, Pharmacy and Others.
The healthcare segment consists of hospitals, hospital-based pharmacies, and projects and consultancy services. Its tertiary care hospitals provide care in over 50 specialties, including cardiac sciences, oncology, neurosciences, critical care, orthopedics, radiology, gastroenterology and transplant.
The tertiary care hospitals has over 9,550 beds across approximately 70 locations, over 2,330 pharmacies, approximately 170 primary care and diagnostic clinics, and over 150 telemedicine units across approximately 10 countries. It has been awarded National Business Excellence (BE) Star Awards organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in 2015 and many more.
Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Clinic Private Limited operates a chain of homeopathic clinics to provide individualized treatment and care solutions in India, Dubai, and the United Kingdom. Mukesh Batra is a homeopathy practitioner and the CMD of Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Clinic Pvt Ltd. He received his degree in homeopathy in 1972 from Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Homeopathic Medical College. Batra is the author of three books on homeopathy and writes for the column Heal with Homeopathy published in The Times of India. Batra was awarded the Padma Shri award for homeopathic medicine in 2012. Dr. Batra’s offers its products online. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Mumbai, India with clinics in India, Dubai, and the United Kingdom.
FORTIS HEALTHCARE LTD.
Fortis Healthcare Limited, a leading chain of Hospitals and healthcare consultant in India which is benchmarked to International standards – achieving quality through the relentless adherence to the protocols observed in some of the world’s leading hospitals.
The hallmark of Fortis hospitals, distinguishing them from their contemporaries, is the ‘patient-centricity’ that anyone will discern all over: in hospital design, services, programmes and most significantly in the caring approach of the staff.
The Fortis Healthcare circle of caring is fast expanding, spreading the name of Fortis Healthcare, India… reaching out to distant communities, welcoming patients from beyond India’s shores. In its continuous effort to be the number one in healthcare consultancy, Fortis has expanded its wings into foreign shores with an aim to provide quality and affordable healthcare starting its journey from Mauritius.
Global Hospitals is one of the leading hospitals of Chennai, and the group has the reputation of being India’s most renowned healthcare services provider. The hospital, founded by Dr. K Ravindranath, a pioneer in Surgical Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery, has become famous as one of the leading multi organ transplant centers. Global Hospitals, which offers excellent health care and cutting-edge technology, is one of the country’s fastest growing Multi Super Specialty Tertiary Care Hospital chains. The hospital offers 2000-bed Multi Super Specialty Tertiary Care facilities spread across Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai, and is a pioneer in Multi-Organ Transplants including kidneys, liver, heart, and lung.
Global Healthcity is one of the few hospitals, worldwide to receive Halal Certification on 14th May 2012. Halal Certification will further boost medical value travel to India from Islamic nations.
Manipal Hospitals is part of the Manipal Education and Medical Group. It has a special significance in the overall healthcare industry of India and particularly in South India. A social seed sown more than five decades ago is today the country’s third largest healthcare group with a network of 15 hospitals and three primary clinics providing comprehensive
care that is both curative and preventive in nature for a wide variety of patients not just from India but also from across the globe.
One of the most preferred and recognized healthcare facilities by pharmaceutical companies for drug trials, the group’s flagship hospital in Bangalore is NABH accredited and ranked amongst the Top 10 multispecialty hospitals in India.
With its flagship quaternary care facility located in the heart of Bangalore city, five tertiary care, nine secondary care across five states, today Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 4,900 beds and caters to around 2 million customers from Indian and overseas every year.
Max Healthcare state-of-the-art facilities designed in accordance with international norms include 225 critical care beds, 20 operation theatres, 3 cathlabs, 4 MRIs and 4 CTs across an integrated network. Two of the super speciality hospitals located at Saket, New Delhi have been accredited with NABH certification in patient care. Rest assured – your well being is our responsibility and we give you this healthy commitment to live life on your own terms.
Max Super Speciality Hospital (MSSH) is a multi-speciality hospital, owned and operated by Max Healthcare Institute Limited (MHIL). Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket is ideally located in South Delhi, The hospital is designed to provide highest levels of professional expertise and world class care in all major medical disciplines and support specialities. The operation theatres use state-of-the-art technology such as C-arms and blood gas analyzers while the 71-bed multi-speciality ICU is designed to save the lives of critically ill patients.
MEDANTA – THE MEDICITY
Medanta is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan, the institution has been envisioned with the aim of bringing to India the highest standards of medical care along with clinical research, education and training. Spread across 43 acres, the institute includes a research center, medical and nursing school. It has 1250 beds and over 350 critical care beds with 45 operation theatres catering to over 20 specialties. Medanta houses six centers of excellence, which will provide medical intelligentsia, cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure with a well-integrated and comprehensive information system. Medanta integrates modern and traditional forms of medicine to provide accessible and affordable healthcare.
Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd is an India-based company engaged in operating a network of hospitals in India. The company has hospitals in southern state of Karnataka and eastern India, as well as in western and central India. Its centers provide care in over 30 specialties, including cardiology and cardiac surgery, cancer care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, nephrology and urology.
It provides an array of procedures, such as bone marrow transplant, cochlear implant, kidney transplant, liver transplant, joint/knee transplant, left ventricle-assisted device (LVAD), valve repairs and the Ross procedure. Its facility in Bangalore has approximately 225 operational beds. It operates around 60 facilities with over 6,600 operational beds.
Sankara Nethralaya (SN) is a not-for-profit missionary institution for ophthalmic care (i.e., an eye hospital) in Chennai, India. In “Sankara Nethralaya” Sankara is a reference to Adi Shankaracharya and Nethralaya means “The Temple of the Eye”. Sankara Nethralaya receives patients from India and internationally.
Nani A. Palkivala, former Indian ambassador to United States, described Sankara Nethralaya as the “Best managed charitable organization in India”. Sankara Nethralaya has 1000 employees and serves 1200 patients per day, performing 100 surgeries per day. It is the FIRST ISO 9002 certified Eye Hospital in Asia. The main hospital enjoys NABH accreditation, the highest recognition in the health care sector.
VLCC was founded by Mrs. Vandana Luthra in 1989. VLCC is widely recognized for its weight loss solutions and therapeutic approach to beauty treatments. VLCC has revolutionized the beauty and wellness industry with a presence of 300 locations across 109 cities in 9 countries namely India, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
VLCC operates 205 Wellness Centers in India and 49 in 10 other countries and run VLCC Institutes of Beauty & Nutrition that have grown to become India’s largest chain of vocational education academies in the beauty and nutrition training segment with 73 campuses, training nearly 10,000 students annually and offering courses in multiple disciplines.
The VLCC Personal Care Line consists of over 100 skin-care, hair-care and body-care products retailed from 10,000 outlets through over 150 distributors, providing solutions for skin care, Body firming and Shaping, Foot Care, Hair Care, Pain Relieving.
Citrus Hotels group offer hotels which are perfectly ideal for business as well as leisure travellers. The group is headquartered in Mumbai and its 7 hotels are situated in key locations of India like Alleppey, Bangalore, Lonavala, Goa, Mahabaleshwar, Pune and Sriperumbudur. Mr. Om Prakash Goenka, fondly known as OPG is the chairman of Citrus Hotels. A part of Mirah Group, Citrus is India’s newest chain of hotels and is especially created for the world traveller. Thanks to its world class amenities, wide range of cuisines and various recreational activities, Citrus has won various prominent awards. In the year 2012, TripAdvisor awarded Certificate of Excellence to hotels of Pune, Goa, Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala and Alleppey.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd., (MHRIL) is a part of the Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as Reliability, Trust and Customer Satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company’s flagship brand “Club Mahindra Holidays”, today has a fast growing customer base of over 207,000 members and 50 resorts at some of the most exotic locations in India and abroad. Over the last decade, MHRIL has established itself as a market leader in the family holiday business. All MHRIL resorts are totally geared to cater to a variety of holiday needs and experiences in all areas of operation, from housekeeping to food & beverage to holiday activities.
EIH Limited, under the aegis of The Oberoi Group, operates hotels and cruisers in five countries under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brands. The group is also engaged in flight catering, airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters. EIH Ltd. – Oberoi Hotels & Resorts are the epitome of luxury and hospitality. Exquisite interiors, impeccable service, fine cuisine and contemporary technology come together to create an experience that is both grand and intimate.
Established in 2003, Ginger Hotels is an award-winning budget hotels chain, operated by Roots Corporation, which is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). Its 34 hotels, spread across 29 cities of India, are known to provide an excellent blend of efficiency and comfort to business and leisure travellers. The Ginger Hotels was developed in association with Dr C. K. Prahalad, the celebrated corporate strategy thinker. All hotels in the country have been developed and designed by IHCL, which holds the credit for establishing the Taj Mahal Palace hotel – the first luxury hotel in India.
HOTEL LEELAVENTURE LTD.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned and managed by Hotel Leelaventure Limited. The company was established in Mumbai, India in 1983 and was founded by Late Capt. C. P. Krishnan Nair, Chairman Emeritus and Founder Chairman, who envisioned the hotel group to be amongst the finest luxury hospitality brands in the world. Today, a little more than 30 years since Capt. Nair began work on putting India on the luxury map of the world, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has grown from one hotel, on the outskirts of Mumbai, to nine award-winning properties across the country, celebrating India’s diverse geography and architectural history. All the while, The Leela has remained true to its objective of redefining standards of luxury hospitality, the world over.
INDIAN HOTELS COMPANY LIMITED
The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, collectively known as Taj Group, is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels. Incorporated by the founder of the Tata group, Jamsetji Tata, the company opened its first property, the Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, completed its centenary year in 2003. Taj Group comprises 108 hotels in 63 locations, including 25 Ginger hotels across India, with an additional 17 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, US, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic grand palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury.
The most significant additions to the Taj portfolio have been The Pierre, the iconic landmark hotel on New York’s Fifth Avenue, the Taj Cape Town in South Africa and the latest Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad.
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited is one of the India’s largest and the fastest growing privately owned Hotel Companies. With headquarters in New Delhi, the group has twelve hotels over different regions of India and one in London. The motto of The Lalit is to keep high standards of limitless hospitality. One of India’s largest and the fastest developing privately owned hotel chains, The Lalit opened its first hotel in 1988. Previously under the brand name, The Grand, it was rechristened to ‘The Lalit’ to give tribute to its founder-chairman Lalit Suri. It offers a luxurious stay in 11 hotels in the 5-star deluxe segment and one under the mid-scale Lalit Traveller brand; six are under development. Available in Delhi, Jaipur, Bangalore, Mumbai, Udaipur, Goa, Srinagar, Bekal, Khajuraho and Kolkata, the Lalit hotels are destination to relax with home-like accommodation while exploring the different cities.
OBEROI HOTELS AND RESORTS
Based in Delhi, The Oberoi Group was founded by Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi in 1934. Today, it is headed by his son, Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi. This hospitality group operates 30 luxury hotels in six countries under the brand name of ‘Oberoi’ and ‘Trident’, along with a motor vessel in the famous backwaters of Kerala and Cruiser Ships. It is also involved in car rentals, flight catering, corporate air charters, airport restaurants, project management, and travel and tour services. Its personalized services, attention to detail and commitment to excellence has garnered it many prestigious awards since its inception. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts is synonymous the world over with providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency.
OYO HOTELS, commonly known as OYO, is an Indian hotel brand that owns and operates as well as aggregates standardized hotel rooms. It currently operates in more than 200 Indian towns, Malaysia and Nepal. OYO Rooms promises to provide the same amenities and the same awesome experience across all its rooms. OYO offers rooms at prices that no other player in the budget segment offers today. Ritesh Agarwal is the founder & CEO of OYO. It started with one city and one hotel in Gurgaon in January 2013. The company at present has around 70,000 Rooms in 7,000 hotels across 200 towns of India.
Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited is a pioneer in Vacation Ownership and a leading Leisure Hospitality company in India. Sterling Holidays was incorporated in 1986 with the vision of delivering Great Holiday experiences to Indian Families. To achieve this vision, the company pioneered Vacation Ownership in India and set about building a network of leisure resorts at some of the best holiday destinations in India. Currently, Sterling Holidays has a total inventory of 2002 rooms spread across a network of 27 resorts in 24 scenic holiday destinations in India. The company also has 15 additional sites where it plans to add new resorts in the coming years.
With experience spanning over 25 years and expertise that successfully manages 27 resorts across India, Sterling Holidays now plans to expand the Leisure Hospitality industry in India and to set new benchmarks in the Vacation Ownership and Leisure Hospitality space.
Owned and operated by one of the most reputed hospitality chains in India, the Oberoi Group, Trident Hotels are 5-star luxury properties. Trident Hotels has built a reputation for providing the perfect amalgamation of efficiency, luxury and warm service, creating a loyal customer base and has succeeded in redefining the meaning of luxury. Currently, there are 10 Trident Hotels in India, located in Agra, Gurgaon, Cochin, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Udaipur, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Mumbai (two). It won accolades at the World Travel Awards of 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, and the 2015 Brand Trust Report recognized it as India’s most trusted hospitality brand.
VIVANTA BY TAJ
The brand Vivanta was born as a part of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (also known as The Indian Hotels Company Limited) brand architecture exercise. With this the brand rolled over 19 of its hotels to the new brand. This brand architecture exercise was a part of their previous launch of The Gateway hotels which is marketed as an upscale brand. More than a collection of hotels and resorts, Vivanta signifies a zesty, chic and vibrant take on travel and lifestyle. It signifies a living philosophy. Vivanta is designed around the global, cosmopolitan, work-hard-play hard traveller seeking a vivacious, reinvigorating hotel experience that cuts across possibly the entire sensory plane both in function and form.
WELCOME HERITAGE HOTELS
The Welcome Heritage Hotels of India ensures that the tourists coming to the country experience the best of Indian hospitality. The Welcome Heritage Hotels have a presence in 20 locations spread across the country of India. Resorts, palaces, forts and ancient mansions form an integral part of the types of accommodation offered by the Welcome Heritage group. The Indian heritage is greatly understood and appreciated by opting for accommodation with the Welcome Heritage group. Discovering India with the Welcome Heritage Hotels would be a once in a lifetime experience for the tourists.
The Welcome Heritage Hotels is one of the major hotel chains in India and is the result of an alliance between the Marudhar Hotel Group and the ITC Hotels. The ITC Hotels is another rapidly expanding hotel chain of India. Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur is the owner of the Marudhar Group of hotels. Some of the tourist cities in India where the Welcome Group has a presence include Jodhpur, Amritsar, Darjeeling and Udiapur.
ITC HOTELS LIMITED
ITC Forayed into the Hotels business to support the national priority of developing new avenues of foreign exchange earnings and boosting tourism. Beginning with the Sheraton Chola, Chennai in 1975, ITC’s journey in this business has redefined the face of Indian hospitality. Today, ITC Hotels is one of largest hotel chains in the Country with over 100 hotels across 70 destinations. Symbolised by its distinctive ‘Namaste’ logo, ITC Hotels integrated India’s fine tradition of hospitality with globally benchmarked services. With a string of firsts to its credit, ITC Hotels pioneered the concepts of branded accommodation, branded cuisine, environment and guest safety. ITC Hotels is an exemplar in sustainable hospitality with all its premium hotels being LEED® Platinum certified. At any ITC Hotel you will find a true reflection of culture and ethos of each destination and One Common Legacy – Warmth.
LEMON TREE HOTELS
Lemon Tree Hotels is an award-winning hotel chain, which was founded in 2002. It operates 29 leisure and business hotels with 3500 direct staff in 18 cities that are categorized as upscale (Lemon Tree Premier), midscale (Lemon Tree Hotels) and economy (Red Fox Hotels). This hospitality chain plans to increase its count of hotels to 60 in 30 major cities of the country, including Coimbatore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Indore, Hyderabad, Shimla, Vadodara and Chandigarh by 2018. Fresh, spirited and youthful, Lemon Tree Hotels is India’s fastest growing chain of upscale, leisure, midscale and economy hotels – the perfect choice for today’s discerning traveler looking for high quality accommodation.
The art of Chinese cooking is shrouded in mystery. The answer lies in the narrow paths of China. Contrasting flavours and spices are combined to bring out a sense of balance on the plate, a concept of Yin and Yang. You can feel the flavours; textures and the aroma intermingle and form the perfect blend of heavenly taste at Mainland China. Sauces, ingredients and spices are handpicked from provinces such as Guangdong, Hunan and fresh markets of Beijing, after which masterchefs scour for original recipes and new methods to add more to your meal. Because at the heart lies the passion of Anjan Chatterjee, and his weakness for good food that turned into a great strength for Speciality Restaurants! Speciality Restaurants Group had its flagship brand Mainland China by 1994. Mainland China is India’s most awarded cuisine.
Oh! Calcutta is an ode, a celebration to the romantic city of Calcutta and its gastronomic delights. It offers a diverse and traditional fare of authentic Bengali cuisine that is reminiscent of Kolkata as it once was. Oh! Calcutta manages to entice in Bengalis, thanks to its famed “Bhapa Hilsa”, “Smoked Bhetki” and “Mutton Rezzala”, while the non-Bengalis finally get a taste of the legendary Bengali cuisine. Revert to the lost culinary delights served only in the old Calcutta clubs, savour traditional Bengali, Nawabi and the colonial cuisine, which left the Indian land with the British. History awaits its customers at Oh! Calcutta.
ROYAL ORCHID HOTELS
Royal Orchid Hotels is India’s fastest growing hotel chain which has been listed in the Bombay and National Stock Exchange since 2006. The flagship hotel was established in Bangalore in 1973 by Chender K. Baljee. Royal Orchid hotels offer myriad options of business hotels ranging from luxurious 5-star hotels to economy business hotels. In 2015, the group made its first international foray with the Hotel Royal Orchid Azure, Nairobi. Today, we operate 41 business and leisure hotels in 28 popular destinations. Presently, Royal Orchid Hotels is among India’s fastest growing hospitality chains.
Hotel Saravana Bhavan is one of the largest vegetarian restaurant chains in the world, founded in 1981 offering south Indian Vegetarian cuisine. It was opened primarily to bridge the gap of the non-existence of a quality vegetarian restaurant. Mr. P. Rajagopal is the founder. They have more than 33 outlets in India and 47 around the world including Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the United States, and the Middle East. Hotel Saravana Bhavan has never compromised on quality and taste which in turn has won many awards and accolades like The Best Restaurant for the Year 2006 – Muscat and many more.
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts is a privately owned hotel chain in India. It is the 3rd largest hotel chain in India. Every Sarovar hotel is designed to meet the contemporary requirements of today’s traveller. From tech-enabled spaces to inspired design, from affordable luxury to chic boutiques, from value-driven essentials to pampered indulgence, over 75 hotels in 50 destinations in India and abroad promise you a stay that is delightful and memorable. Each property celebrates the unique essence of its destination to give you a personalized experience with a thoughtfulness you’ll find only in the best hotels of the world.
Smokin’ Joe’s is an Indian chain of pizzerias headquartered in Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1993 by Parsi entrepreneurs. It currently operates in number of cities in India. It has 58 stores throughout India. Smokin’ Joe’s primarily concentrates on pizza and pizza related products such as pizza sandwiches. The menu features both vegetarian and meat products. Besides pizza it also serves garlic bread, open subs, desserts, salad, and beverages.
TAJ GVK HOTELS AND RESORTS
TAJGVK Hotels & Resorts Limited (TAJGVK) is a joint venture, formed through a Strategic Alliance, between the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and the Hyderabad based GVK Group in the year 1999/00. GVK Group is a Hyderabad based multi product and multi location business conglomerate with several integrated companies in India and abroad. IHCL is a TATA enterprise with a chain of hotels owning the Taj Group of Hotels and manages and operates various hotels across the country and abroad. The Company owns & operates three five star hotels in Hyderabad and one five star hotel each in the cities of Chennai and Chandigarh.
Housing, Construction, Infrastructure, Roads
Ansal Properties & Infrastructure Limited engages in the real estate development business in India. Ansal API today is among the leading Realty and Infrastructure companies of India. The company develops hi-tech and integrated townships, and other mixed-use and stand-alone developments in the residential, commercial, retail, and hospitality segments, as well as SEZs, and IT and industrial parks. It also provides facilities management services; and operates a windmill power project. Today Ansal API is one of the most respected and trusted names in the Real Estate Sector. Mr. Sushil Ansal, Chairman, Ansal API, with his imagination and application has expanded the group footprint predominantly in North India in markets such as Delhi NCR, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, which includes 19 townships. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Delhi, India.
ASHIANA HOUSING LIMITED
Ashiana Housing Limited is engaged in real estate activities with own or leased property. The Company operates through the Real Estate Business segment. The Company’s projects include comfort homes project, senior living project, care homes project and retail project. Om Gupta founded Ashiana Housing and helped it reach unmatched professional heights is no secret. That Om Gupta gave middle income housing a unique stature in India and pioneered retirement housing is a story that everyone knows. It is engaged in senior living projects, care homes projects, retail projects etc. Om Gupta set up Ashiana Housing as a game changer. Ashiana Housing was to give to the middle-class home owner features that were hitherto seen only in higher income level group housing: top quality construction, manicured lawns, expanse of greenery, children’s play areas, swimming pools, clubs, a calendar of social activities for the whole family, and a full roster of maintenance services.
DLF Limited (DLF) is engaged in the business of colonization and real estate development activities. The Company’s operations span across various aspects of real estate development, ranging from the identification and acquisition of land, to planning, execution, construction and marketing of projects. From developing 22 major colonies in Delhi, DLF is now present across 15 states-24 cities in India. DLF is credited with pioneering the concept of developing commercial complexes in the vicinity of residential areas.
DLF has successfully launched commercial complexes and is in the process of marking its presence across various locations in India. DLF is a name synonymous with global standards, new generation workspaces and lifestyles. It has the distinction of developing commercial projects and IT parks that are at par with the best in the world.
GAMMON INDIA LIMITED
Gammon India company was incorporated in 1922 as a private limited company, founded by John C. Gammon and was converted into a public Ltd. company on April 31, 1962. The company provides engineering and construction services. It operates in plan, design and undertakes construction of roads, highways, bridges and other projects. Gammon India is not only the largest civil engineering construction company in India, but can lay claim for the largest number of bridges built in the whole of Commonwealth. With over seventy years of tradition in the field of construction, Gammon is a name that is inextricably woven into the fabric of India. As builders to the nation, Gammon has made concrete contributions by designing and constructing bridges, ports, harbours, thermal and nuclear power stations, dams, high–rise structures, chemical and fertilizer complexes environmental structures, cross country water, oil and gas pipelines. Gammon has accomplished this by fusing tremendous engineering knowledge with innovative skills, harnessing men and materials to build structures.
The company was incorporated 1978, when Mr. G.M Rao started off with a small jute mill what is known today as the GMR Group. GMR is today a major player in the Infrastructure Sector, with world class projects in India and abroad. It is headquartered in New Delhi, and has been developing projects in high growth areas such as Airports, Energy, Transportation and Urban Infrastructure. GMR Group is one of the fastest growing infrastructure enterprises in the country with a rich and diverse experience spanning three decades. With our vibrant portfolio of projects, GMR is uniquely placed to build state of the art projects in sectors that are of critical importance in the process of development. Using the Public Private Partnership model, the Group has successfully leveraged its core strengths to implement several iconic infrastructure projects in India.
INDIABULLS REAL ESTATE LIMITED
Indiabulls Real Estate stands for excellence and luxury in residential and commercial properties. It was incorporated in 2006 with its focus on construction and development of residential, commercial and SEZ projects across major Indian metros. To grow its footprint internationally, and to give wings to its global ambitions, Indiabulls branched out to London a couple of years ago with some of the most marquee projects in the heart of upscale central London. It is the company’s mission to deliver value creating spaces, and its endeavours epitomise this philosophy. IBREL has been assigned credit rating of AA- for long term debt, one of the highest in the industry.
LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED
Larsen & Toubro Limited engages in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial operations worldwide. L&T addresses critical needs in key sectors – Hydrocarbon, Infrastructure, Power, Process Industries and Defence – for customers in over 30 countries around the world. L&T is engaged in core, high impact sectors of the economy and its integrated capabilities span the entire spectrum of ‘design to deliver’. With over 7 decades of a strong, customer focused approach and a continuous quest for world-class quality, L&T has unmatched expertise across Technology, Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure Projects and Manufacturing, and maintain a leadership in all major lines of business. The company’s manufacturing footprint extends across eight countries in addition to India. L&T has several international offices and a supply chain that extends around the globe.
LODHA DEVELOPERS LTD.
Established in 1980, privately held Lodha Group is India’s No 1 real estate developer and amongst the worlds select multinational real estate developers with presence in India and the United Kingdom. The group is currently developing an estimated 43 million sq ft of prime real estate with the largest land reserves in MMR, and has 28 ongoing projects across London, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad and expanding in Bangalore. The group has the largest land bank of over 6,200 acres with an estimated saleable area of ~553 million sq ft. Pioneering new trends in the market, the group introduced CASA by Lodha, offering the mid-income consumer luxury homes within easy reach. They also introduced the concept of branded office spaces, with offerings at every level, from world-class corporate offices and large-scale office campuses to signature boutique offices for growing businesses.
NAGARJUNA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
NCC earlier known as Nagarjuna Construction Company incorporated in 1990 is engaged in development of real estate. NCC projects stand on credentials of its work in various sectors such as Housing, Transportation, Power, water, Metals and Oil and gas. The company was listed in 1992. The year 1995 saw NCC crossing a turnover of Rs One billon. The Property Division was established in 1996 followed by the Transportation Division in 1998. The Water, Electrical, Power, Irrigation, Metals, Oil & Gas Divisions ere established subsequently. The GDRs, of the company are listed on the Luxembourg stock exchange. The enormous trust placed by foreign institutional investors is reflected by the investment of $ 100 million as on date by the Blackstone group of USA. The Company has offices in Muscat (Oman) and Dubai (UAE) and has bagged projects in these countries.
Omaxe was incorporated in 1989 by Rohtas Goel. It was earlier known as Omaxe Builders and is engaged in construction and contracting business. In 2006, the name of company was changed to Omaxe which successfully executed more than one hundred and twenty industrial, institutional, commercial and residential projects for a number of prestigious Indian private, public sector and Multinational’s clients such as Amity University, LG, Pepsi, Samsung, Wave Cinemas, National Brain Research Centre, P.G.I. M.E.R, Apollo Hospitals and Delhi High Court. In 2001, the company entered the real estate development business. Today it is among the large real estate development companies in India.
Parsvnath Developers is one of India’s leading real estate developers founded by Pradeep Kumar Jain. The company has an experience of more than two decades in offering state of–the–art development and construction. The company was incorporated on July 24, 1990 under the Companies Act, 1956 as ‘Parsvnath Developers Limited’ and obtained the Certificate of Commencement of Business on November 20, 1990. Through the years, Parsvnath have stayed true to its commitment to `building a better world’ by transforming barren tracts into landscaped green belts housing world class commercial, residential and recreational properties. They are one of the most diversified and widespread real estate developers in India with presence across all real estate verticals. It’s unwavering focus on these factors catapulted Parsvnath Developers into the top echelons of the Indian Real Estate and Construction Industry in 2007.
Punj Lloyd, incorporated in 1988, provides engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and project management services. It provides services to oil and gas, energy, infrastructure petrochemical, telecom broadband and utilities sectors, among others. The company has presence in the Middle East, the Caspian, the Asia Pacific, Africa, South Asia, China and Europe. It is spread across five continents and has 16 offices worldwide. Punj Lloyd holds ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:1996 and OHSAS 18001:1999 certifications. Simon Carves & Sembawang Engineers & Constructors (SEC) are part of the Punj Lloyd Group, which has a combined experience of 150 years.
RELIANCE INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED
Reliance Infrastructure Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and trading of electricity in India. It operates through three segments: Power; Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), and Contracts and Infrastructure. Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra) is one of the largest infrastructure companies, developing projects through various Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) in several high growth sectors such as Power, Roads and Metro Rail in the Infrastructure space and the Defence sector. The Company has entered into the defence sector. The Maharashtra Government has allotted land at Mihan near Nagpur for the development of India’s first smart city for the defence sector known as Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park (DAAP). RInfra’s associate Reliance Defence & Engineering Ltd, houses India’s largest dry dock facility to build warships and other naval vessels. The company was incorporated in 1929 and is based in Navi Mumbai, India.
Information Technology Services
Aptech Limited provides learning solutions and vocational skills training services worldwide. It operates through two segments, Retail and Institutional. The company provides IT education programs, including computer education, as well as pro-career, professional, and short-term courses for engineers, engineering students, 12th pass students, and working people; and basic and advanced courses in animation, graphics and web designing, gaming, mass media and communications, animation, and multimedia, as well as VFX and film-making courses. The institute has trained 68 lakh (6.8 million) students through a wide network of education centres located in over 40 countries. Aptech is a premier education institute. Aptech is a pioneer in providing career-orientated courses to aspiring professionals since 1986.
CMC LTD (TCS OWNED)
CMC designs, develops and implements software technologies and applications in India and internationally. Its Special Economic Zone Development (SEZ) segment is involved in the lease of developed SEZ facilities located in Hyderabad, India. CMC LIMITED sells equipment and software licenses. CMC is now part of the $100 billion Tata Group, Asia’s largest global software services company with over 12,000 employees worldwide. Prior to the merger, Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS Ltd) was a strategic partner of CMC and worked to target the global market with additional offerings that leveraged the combined strengths of both companies. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in New Delhi, India.
HCL TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
HCL Technologies Limited provides software, business process outsourcing (BPO), and information technology (IT) infrastructure services worldwide. HCL Technologies helps global enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Through innovative technology solutions built around Digital, IoT, Cloud, Automation, Cybersecurity, Analytics, Infrastructure Management and Engineering Services, amongst others, HCL solves complex business problems for its clients. Very recently, HCL Technologies were recognized as one of the fastest growing IT services brand globally, by the 2017 Brand Finance study of global 500 Brands. At HCL, innovation is not just another word, it is a part of the organizational heritage and DNA – a journey that began in 1976 and continues to power HCL Technology ahead even today.
INFOSYS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
Infosys is a global leader in technology services and consulting. Infosys Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services in North America, Europe, India and others. Infosys enables its clients in 45 countries to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, Infosys helps its clients find the right problems to solve, and to solve these effectively. The company serves clients in the financial services, manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods and logistics, energy and utilities, communication and services, hi-tech, life sciences, healthcare and insurance, and other industries. The company was formerly known as Infosys Technologies Limited and changed its name to Infosys Limited in June 2011. Infosys Limited was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.
Mindtree Limited provides digital transformation and technology services in India, the United States, Canada, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Retail, CPG, and Manufacturing; Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance; Technology, Media, and Services; and Travel and Hospitality. “Born digital,” Mindtree takes an agile, collaborative approach to creating customized solutions across the digital value chain. The company was formerly known as Mindtree Consulting Limited and changed its name to Mindtree Limited in March 2008. Mindtree Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.
NIIT Limited, a skills and talent development company, provides training and development solutions to individuals, corporations, and institutions worldwide. NIIT offers multi disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. The company ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. As a company, NIIT has three main lines of businesses namely – Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and MindChampion Learning Systems Limited – which will lead the transition of the organization into the Digital Learning World. NIIT has been recognized as ‘India’s Most Trusted Training Brand’ 2017 by Trust Research Advisory (TRA) for the 5th consecutive year. NIIT has bagged many awards.
QUICK HEAL TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
Quick Heal Technologies provides security software products and solutions in India, Japan, Kenya, Dubai, and the United States. The company offers solutions under the brand names Quick Heal and Seqrite for desktop and laptop security, mobile/smartphone security, end-point security, gateway security, network security, cloud-based mobile device management systems, data loss prevention systems, and family safety software. It serves home users, small offices and home offices, small and medium businesses, enterprises, and educational institutions, as well as government agencies and departments. The company sells its products directly and through distributors. Quick Heal Technologies Limited was founded in 1993 and is based in Pune.
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED
Tata Consultancy Services Limited provides information technology (IT) and IT enabled services worldwide. It offers Chroma, a cloud-based talent management platform for enterprises to drive next generation employee experiences across the requisition-to-retire employee lifecycle; ignio, a cognitive automation system for IT operations in enterprises; iON, an assessment solution; TAP, an accounts payable platform; and TCS MasterCraft, a digital platform to automate and manage IT processes. It serves banking and financial services, communications, media and technology, insurance, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods and distribution, energy, resources and utilities, life sciences and healthcare, public services, and travel and hospitality industries. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Tata Consultancy Services Limited is a subsidiary of Tata Sons Limited.
Tech Mahindra Limited provides information technology (IT) services and solutions in India, the Americas, the European Union, and internationally. The company offers a range of services, including telecom services, consulting, application outsourcing, infrastructure outsourcing, engineering, business services, platform solutions, and mobile value added services. Tech Mahindra is a part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group that employees more than 200000 people in over 100 countries. Tech Mahindra is amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia (Forbes 2016 list). Tech Mahindra Limited was founded in 1986 and is based in Pune, India.
Wipro, one of the world’s most trusted brands, is a name with a long history. Wipro Limited operates as an information technology (IT), consulting, and business process Services Company worldwide. Wipro harnesses the power of cognitive computing, hyper automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help its clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has over 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.
Zensar Technologies, formerly known as ICIL was acquired by the RPG group in 1989. It is a globally focused software and services company spread across eighteen countries across the world. Zensar provides end–to–end services from IT development to Business Process Outsourcing, from consulting to implementation. With more than 5000 associates and sales and operations presence across US, UK, China, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Middle East, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Japan and Poland, the Company delivers comprehensive services in mission–critical applications, enterprise applications, e–business, BPO Services. Zensar is the world’s first enterprise–wide SEI CMM Level 5 Company and now a CMMI Level 5 Company with industry expertise that spans across Utilities, Retail and Distribution, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Manufacturing and Telecommunications.
IT Enabled Services
Evalueserve SEZ (Gurgaon) Private Limited provides knowledge process outsourcing services. Its services include investment research, business research, intellectual property and legal process, market research, and data and financial analytics. The company offers research and consulting services, such as business development, research and report writing, and recommendation and design. It serves automotive, chemicals, consumer goods, energy and utilities, information technology, law firms, life sciences, logistics, manufacturing, media and entertainment, real estate, retail, and telecom industries. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Gurgaon, India. Evalueserve SEZ (Gurgaon) Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Evalueserve, Inc.
FIRSTSOURCE SOLUTIONS LIMITED
Firstsource Solutions Limited provides customized business process management solution. Firstsource Solutions is trusted by 100+ leading brands in India, the Philippines, the UK and the US across the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Healthcare, Telecommunications and Media sectors. The company serves banking and financial services, insurance, telecommunications and media, healthcare, mortgages, travel, publishing, retail, utilities, and automotive sectors. It operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, and internationally. The company was formerly known as ICICI Onesource Limited and changed its name to Firstsource Solutions Limited in 2006. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Mumbai, India.
Legal Services Logistics, Freight, Transportation, Cargo, Shipping
ADANI PORTS AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE LIMITED
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) is promoted by Adani Group, one of India’s largest business conglomerates. The US$11 bn Group has interests across resources -coal mining and trading; logistics- ports and logistics, shipping and rail; energy – renewable, thermal power generation and transmission; agro commodities and ancillary industries. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited is India’s largest ports developer and Operator Company. In less than two decades, APSEZ has built, acquired and developed an unparalleled portfolio of ports infrastructure and services across India – for India. APSEZ’s ten strategically located ports and terminals represent 24% of the country’s port capacity, handling cargo of vast hinterland, demonstrating that when it comes to servicing core national needs, Adani Ports is prepared with scale, scope and speed.
AGARWAL PACKERS AND MOVERS LTD.
Agarwal Packers and Movers Ltd., one of the largest Logistics companies in India, evolved from a small scale business of Agarwal Household Carrier established in 1987 and functioned particularly for the shifting of household goods. Incepted by vision and hard efforts of Shri Ramesh Agarwal and Shri Rajender Agarwal, the company moved ahead towards the path of growth. This evolution has taken place on the solid grounds of expansion in terms of proficient and customer-satisfactory services. APML not only provides the best-in-class services for household shifting but also provides superlative services in corporate and international shifting divisions, moreover they are the solution provider of logistics industry. APML has emerged as the India’s largest mover of household goods, also recognized by Limca book of Records.
BLUE DART EXPRESS LIMITED
Blue Dart Express Limited is South Asia’s premier courier, and integrated express package Distribution Company. Blue Dart has the most extensive domestic network covering over 35,000 locations, and service more than 220 countries and territories worldwide through its group company DHL, the premier global brand name in express distribution services. Blue Dart is the only express carrier in the country today which offers an entire range of services that extend from a document to a charter-load of shipments. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Blue Dart Express Limited is a subsidiary of DHL Express (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
CONTAINER CORPORATION LIMITED
Container Corporation of India popularly known as CONCOR was incorporated in 1988. CONCOR is a Navratna Public sector undertaking under the Indian Ministry of Railways. The company is engaged in the business of transportation through containerization. Over the years, CONCOR has diversified into several container logistics activities such as container port, Air cargo Complex, Air Freight Station, Warehousing, Logistics Park, Supply chain management etc. Today, CONCOR undoubtedly is the market leader that has the largest network of 61 ICDs/CFSs in India. Besides offering inland transport by rail for containers the company also provides services such as cover management of Ports, air cargo complexes and establishing cold–chain. For International and Domestic containerization and trade in India the company has built–up multimodal logistics support. Company’s Sixteen Offices/ Terminals have received ISO–9001:2000 Certification for its quality management.
DELHI METRO CORPORATION LIMITED
The Delhi Metro has been instrumental in ushering in a new era in the sphere of mass urban transportation in India. The swanky and modern Metro system introduced comfortable, air conditioned and eco-friendly services for the first time in India and completely revolutionized the mass transportation scenario not only in the National Capital Region but the entire country. Having constructed a massive network of 218.17 Km with 164 stations in record time, the DMRC today stands out as a shining example of how a mammoth technically complex infrastructure project can be completed before time and within budgeted cost by a Government agency. Apart from providing Delhites with a comfortable public transport option, the Delhi Metro is also contributing significantly towards controlling pollution as well as reducing vehicular congestion on the roads. According to a study, Delhi Metro has helped in removing about 3.9 lakh vehicles from the streets of Delhi.
DTDC Cargo and Courier Ltd. was established in 1990. The company is now having a wide network across the country. It is now having largest franchisee network in the country. DTDC has now embarked upon its journey of transforming its identity from an Express Document Player to an Integrated Parcels driven business through its strategic partnership with Geopost’s DPD group – Europe’s second largest Parcels Delivery player. The brand name is now being re-christened to DTDC Express Limited as the company focuses to enhance their expertise in the logistics sector under their Vision 2020 program. DTDC Express Limited also has a significant global footprint and services 240 international locations including USA, UK, Canada, UAE, Hong Kong, Australia, China and all Asian countries, through its own operations, joint ventures and business associates.
Gati, founded in 1989, is India’s pioneer in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Solutions, with a strong presence in Asia Pacific region and SAARC countries, along with an extensive network across India providing timely deliveries to 19,000 pincodes, covering 672 out of 676 districts in India. Gati’s integrated and IT backed multi modal network of air, road and rail coupled with Pan India warehousing facilities across India, allows it to provide customized Supply Chain Solutions to customers across industries. Gati limited is ranked among the top 10 courier companies in India having expertise in express delivery and supply chain solution.
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING COMPANY LTD
The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in shipping and offshore businesses in India and internationally. The company is India’s largest private sector shipping company with an experience and expertise spanning over 6 decades. The company is involved in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, gas, and dry bulk commodities. At present, it operates through a fleet of 46 vessels consisting of 30 tankers, including 12 crude carriers, 16 product tankers, and 2 LPG carriers; and 16 dry bulk carriers comprising 1 Capesize, 8 Kamsarmax, and 7 Supramax vessels. The company also offers offshore exploration and production services to oil companies. The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited was incorporated in 1948 and is based in Mumbai, India.
BRAND “MAKE IN INDIA”
The Make in India initiative was launched by Prime Minister in September 2014 as part of a wider set of nation-building initiatives. Devised to transform India into a global design and manufacturing hub. Make in India has become the biggest brand that India ever had. The unleashing of youth power is heartening. We have become 6th largest manufacturing country in the world. Make in India is much more than an inspiring slogan. It represents a comprehensive and unprecedented overhaul of out-dated processes and policies. Most importantly, it represents a complete change of the Government’s mindset – a shift from issuing authority to business partner, in keeping with Prime Minister’s tenet of ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’. Make in India is opening investment doors. Multiple enterprises are adopting its mantra. The world’s largest democracy is well on its way to becoming the world’s most powerful economy.
Bhushan Steel (BSL), earlier known as Bhushan Steel & Strips was incorporated in 1983. It is a globally renowned company and is one of the leading prominent players in Steel Industry. Backed by more than two decades, of experience in Steel making, Bhushan Steel is now India’s 3rd largest Secondary Steel Producer Company with an existing steel production capacity of 2 million tons per annum. The company is a source for vivid variety of products such as Cold Rolled Closed Annealed, Galvanized Coil and Sheet, High Tensile Steel Strapping, Colour Coated Coils, Galume Sheets and Coils, Hardened & Tempered Steel Strips, Billets, Sponge Iron, Precision Tubes and Wire Rod. BSL clientele includes automobile and home appliances majors like General Motor, Hyundai Motors, Ford Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Eicher Tractors, Ashok Leyland, and many more.
Essar Steel is one of India’s largest exporters of flat products, exporting to the highly demanding US and European markets, and to the growing markets of South East Asia and the Middle East. A number of major client companies have approved Essar steel for their use, including Caterpillar, Hyundai, Swaraj Mazda, the Konkan Railway, and Maruti Suzuki. Essar Steel has acquired extensive quality accreditations and its lean team gives the company one of the highest productivities and lowest manpower costs among steel plants internationally. Essar Steel India is an integrated steel producer with an annual production capacity of 10 million tonnes. It is conferred with ISO: 9001:2000, ISO 9002, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, OHSAS 18001:1999 etc.
Hindalco Industries Limited, metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is the industry leader in aluminium and copper. With a consolidated turnover of US$17 billion, Hindalco is the world’s largest aluminium rolling company and one of Asia’s biggest producers of primary aluminium. Its state-of-art copper facility comprises a world-class copper smelter and a fertilizer plant along with a captive jetty. The copper smelter is one of the world’s largest custom smelters at a single location. Hindalco has been accorded Star Trading House status in India. Its aluminium is accepted for delivery under the High Grade Aluminium Contract on the London Metal Exchange (LME), while its copper quality is also registered on the LME with Grade A accreditation.
JINDAL STEEL & POWER LIMITED
Jindal Steel & Power Limited operates in steel, power, mining, and infrastructure sectors in Asia, Africa, and Australia. It operates through Iron & Steel, Power, and Others segments. Part of the US $ 18 billion OP Jindal Group. From the widest flat products to a whole range of long products, JSPL today sports a product portfolio that caters to markets across the steel value chain. The company produces the world’s longest (121-meter) rails and it is the first in the country to manufacture large-size parallel flange beams. JSPL operates the largest coal-based sponge iron plant in the world and has an installed capacity of 3 MTPA (million tonnes per annum) of steel at Raigarh in Chhattisgarh. JSPL has been rated as the second highest value creator in the world by the Boston Consulting Group, the 11th fastest growing company in India by Business World and has figured in the Forbes Asia list of Fab 50 companies. It has also been named among the Best Blue Chip companies and rated as the Highest Wealth Creator by the Dalal Street Journal. Dun & Bradstreet has ranked it 4th in its list of companies that generated the highest total income in the iron and steel sector.
JSW is part of $10 billion OP Jindal Group. It has grown to $5 billion in little over a decade and has presence across various sectors – Steel, Energy, Minerals, Port & Infrastructure, Cement, Aluminium and IT. JSW Steel, the flagship company of the JSW Group, is today an integrated steel manufacturer. JSW Steel is the largest private sector steel manufacturer in terms of installed capacity. The Group set up its first steel plant in 1982 at Vasind near Mumbai. JSW Steel is one of the lowest cost steel producers in the world. It has established a strong presence in the global value–added steel segment with the acquisition of steel mill in US and a service center in UK. JSW Steel has also formed a joint venture for setting up a steel plant in Georgia. Today JSW Steel has plants in six locations in India – Vijayanagar in Karnataka, Salem in Tamil Nadu, and Tarapur, Vasind, Kalmeshwar and Dolvi in Maharashtra.
Established in 1963, Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC), one of the two highest foreign exchange earners for India, is a leading international trading company with a turnover of around Rs. 12,500 crore. MMTC is the first Public Sector Enterprise to be accorded the status of “FIVE STAR EXPORT HOUSE” by Government of India for long standing contribution to exports. MMTC continues as the canalized agency for export of Iron ore, Manganese ore & Chrome ore. MMTC is also one of the three canalizing agencies for import of urea. Presently, MMTC is one of the nominated agencies for import of gold and silver. Its vast international trade network, which includes a wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore, covers almost all countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, America etc. giving MMTC global market coverage.
MOIL is a Schedule “A” Miniratna Category-I Company. It was originally incorporated as Manganese Ore (India) Limited in the year 1962. Subsequently, name of the Company was changed from Manganese Ore (India) Limited to MOIL Limited during the financial year 2010-11. MOIL operates 10 mines, six located in the Nagpur and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra and four in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. All these mines are about a century old. Except 3, rests of the mines are worked through underground method. The Balaghat Mine is the largest mine of the Company. MOIL fulfils about 50% of the total requirement of dioxide ore in India.
MOIL has set up a plant based on indigenous technology to manufacture 1,000 MT per annum capacity of Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide (EMD). This product is used for the manufacture of dry battery cells. EMD produced by the Company is of good quality and well accepted by the market. A Ferro manganese plant having a capacity of 10,000 MT per annum was also set up in 1998 by MOIL for value addition.
National Aluminium Company (Nalco) was incorporated in 1981, as a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Mines. The company has Asia’s largest integrated aluminium complex, encompassing bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting, power generation, rail and port operations.
Commissioned during 1985–87, Nalco has emerged to be a star performer in production, export of alumina and aluminium, and more significantly, in propelling a self–sustained growth. Nalco, since its inception, has taken adequate steps for pollution control and effective environment management. The company’s bauxite mine is located at Panchpatmali Hills in Koraput district of Orissa started its operation since 1985. Nalco’s alumina refinery is located at Damanjodi in Koraput district, which began operations in 1986. It is amongst the top ten alumina refineries in the world. Its aluminium smelter is located at Angul in Orissa, which is in operation since 1987. It exports aluminium products to countries namely Italy, Bahrain, Germany, China, Philippines, etc. The R&D centres at Angul and Damanjodi are recognized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is the largest state–owned iron ore producer established in 1954. It is one the leading steel–making company in India. It has country’s second largest mines network. All plants of SAIL are ISO certified. SAIL is one of the seven Maharatna’s of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises.
SAIL produces iron and steel at five integrated plants and three special steel plants, located principally in the eastern and central regions of India and situated close to domestic sources of raw materials. SAIL manufactures and sells a broad range of steel products. The Government of India owns about 75% of SAIL’s equity and retains voting control of the Company. However, SAIL, by virtue of its ‘Maharatna’ status, enjoys significant operational and financial autonomy.
Sterlite Industries (India) Limited was acquired by Sesa Goa Limited. Sterlite Industries (India) Limited operates as a non-ferrous metals and mining company with interests and operations in aluminum, copper, zinc, lead, silver, and commercial energy. Sterlite Copper operates a 400,000 Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) Copper Smelter with associates facilities such as Refinery and Copper Rod Plant, Sulphuric Acid plant of more 12,00,000 MTPA and a Phosphoric Acid of 220,000 MTPA at Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu. Sterlite Copper also operates a 160 MW coal based power plant in Thoothkudi, Tamilnadu. Sterlite Copper has two units in Silvassa in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli where it operates two Copper Rods Plants (one in Chincpada and another in Piparia). It has operations in India, Australia, Namibia, South Africa, and Ireland. The company was incorporated in 1975.
Established in 1907, Tata Steel, the flagship company of the Tata group is the first integrated steel plant in Asia and is now the world`s second most geographically diversified steel producer and a Fortune 500 Company. Backed by 100 glorious years of experience in steel making, ata Steel is currently the world’s second-most geographically diversified steel producer. Tata Steel has a balanced global presence in over 50 developed European and fast growing Asian markets, with manufacturing units in 26 countries. Today, Tata Steel operates in 26 countries and has a commercial presence in over 50 countries with employees across five continents. And the numbers are growing. Tata Steel India is the first integrated steel company in the world, outside Japan, to be awarded the Deming Application Prize 2008 for excellence in Total Quality Management.
Vedanta Resources plc operates as a diversified natural resources company in India, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, the United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Australia, and Liberia. It primarily produces zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, and aluminum deposits. The company also explores for, extracts, and processes minerals, as well as oil and gas. In addition, it operates as a power producer with an installed capacity of 8.4 gigawatts of thermal based power generation and 274 megawatts of wind power generation. Further, the company engages in the port operations business in India; mining, smelting, and refining copper, aluminum, zinc, and iron ore; and gold and silver processing activity. Additionally, it provides accommodation and catering services; and leases medical equipment, as well as offers related building and conducting services. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Vedanta Resources plc is a subsidiary of Volcan Investments Limited.
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited – the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, is a Navaratna PSE under the Ministry of Steel. Visakhapatnam Steel Plant – popularly known as Vizag Steel is the first Shore based Integrated Steel Plant in the country and is known for its Quality Products and Customer Delight. The company offers its products in various shapes, including reinforcement bars, wire rod coils, angles, channels, beams, blooms, rounds, squares, and billets, as well as pig iron and structural products; and by products. It serves customers in the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, engineering, automobile, and railway sectors. The company also exports its iron and steel products to China, Nepal, Sri Lanka, etc. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited was founded in 1971 and is based in Visakhapatnam, India.
Asian Paints Apex Ultima – a high-performance, exterior emulsion is specially formulated to safeguard your exteriors from extreme weather conditions. Its comes with the revolutionary Colour Stay™ technology that keeps colours fresh and your home new, for years. It is made up of High color pigments and binder technology which protects the wall paint from the Ultraviolet Radiation. It also offers brighter, cleaner shades which last a long time. The Advance anti-algal formula fights algae and prevents formation of ugly black spot. It gives your newly painted home a classy finish. The Asian Paints Apex Ultima carries comprehensive 7 year performance warranty. Designed with a unique Dirt Pick Up Resistance (DPUR) property that fights dust from settling on the walls, helping them retaining the initial beauty.
BALLARPUR INDUSTRIES LIMITED
Ballarpur Industries Limited manufactures, sells, and exports writing and printing paper, pulp, and paper products in India and internationally. Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) is India’s largest manufacturer of writing and printing (W&P) paper. In India, the company has six manufacturing units, giving it geographic coverage over most of the domestic market. The company has a dominant share of the high-end coated paper segment in India. In 2005, BILT entered into the tissue and hygiene business with two brands: Etiquette and Spruce-up. BILT’s acquisition of SFI, Malaysia, in 2007 was a watershed event – it was the first overseas acquisition by an Indian paper company, it transformed BILT into a major regional player, and elevated BILT’s ranking among the global top 100. Ballarpur Industries Limited was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.
BERGER PAINTS INDIA LIMITED
Berger Paints India Limited manufactures and sells paint products in India. It offers interior wall coatings, including designer finishes, interior emulsions, and interior wall distempers; exterior wall coatings comprising exterior emulsions and texture finishes; metal and wood paints; and undercoats. Berger Paints has 10 strategically located manufacturing units and about 110 stock points. The company also has an international presence in 4 countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, Poland and Russia). With employee strength of above 2800 and a countrywide distribution network of 25,000+ dealers, Berger is acclaimed as a game changer in the sector with a vibrant portfolio of paints and tailor-made customer services in every paint segment. The company was formerly known as British Paints (India) Limited and changed its name to Berger Paints India Limited in December 1983. Berger Paints India Limited was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.
CENTURY PLYBOARDS LTD.
Century Plyboards (India) Limited manufactures and sells plywood, laminates, decorative veneers, pre-laminated boards, particle boards, and flush doors in India and internationally. The company operates in Plywood; Laminate; Medium Density Fibre Boards; Plain Particle Board; CFS Services; and Others segments. It offers plywood, block board, veneer, and timber; decorative laminates and pre-laminated boards; and container freight stations services. The company also trades in chemicals, minerals, and readymade furniture and equipment. The company has taken giant strides and is today, the largest seller of multi-use plywood and decorative veneers in the Indian organized plywood market. It also exports its products. Century Plyboards (India) Limited was incorporated in 1982 and is based in Kolkata, India.
Essel Propack, part of the USD 4.2 billion Essel Group, with a turnover of over USD 368 million, is the largest specialty packaging global company, manufacturing laminated plastic tubes catering to the FMCG and Pharma space. Employing over 2852 people representing 25 different nationalities, Essel Propack functions through 19 state of the art facilities and in eleven countries, selling circa 7 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year. Essel Propack is the world’s largest manufacturer with units operating across countries such as USA, Mexico, Colombia, Poland, Germany, Egypt, Russia, China, Philippines and India. These facilities cater to diverse categories that include brands in Beauty & Cosmetics, Pharma & Health, Food, Oral and Home, offering customized solutions through continuously pioneering first-in-class innovations in materials, technology and processes.
Greenply Industries Limited, an interior infrastructure company, manufactures, markets, trades in, and distributes plywood and medium density fiber boards in India and internationally. It operates through Plywood & Allied Products and Medium Density Fibre Boards & Allied Products segments. The company provides plywood and block boards, decorative and reconstituted veneers, wood and flush doors, other wood panel products, and wall covering products, as well as medium density fiber boards and green doors with solid wood/engineered wood fillers. It markets its products under various brand names Greenply Plywood, Green Club Ply, Ecotec, Green Panelmax, Green Floormax, Optima G, etc. through a network of approximately 10,000 distributors, stockists, dealers, and retailers. The company was formerly known as Mittal Laminates Private Limited and changed its name to Greenply Industries Limited in 1995. Greenply Industries Limited was founded in 1990 and is based in Kolkata, India.
ITC is one of India’s foremost multi-business enterprises with a market capitalization of US $ 50 billion and a turnover of US $ 8 billion. ITC is rated among the World’s Best Big Companies, Asia’s ‘Fab 50’ and the World’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes magazine and as ‘India’s Most Admired Company’ in a survey conducted by Fortune India magazine and Hay Group. ITC also features as one of world’s largest sustainable value creator in the consumer goods industry in a study by the Boston Consulting Group. ITC’s aspiration to create enduring value for the nation and its stakeholders is manifest in its robust portfolio of traditional and greenfield businesses encompassing Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Hotels, Paperboards & Specialty Papers, Packaging, Agri-Business, and Information Technology.
JK PAPER LTD
JK Paper Limited manufactures and sells papers primarily in India. It offers a wide product range and its brands are synonymous with premium quality paper. The company offers a range of office documentation papers, such as photocopy and multi-purpose papers for use in desktop, inkjet and laser printers, fax machines, photocopiers, and multi-functional devices; and premium watermarked and laid-marked business stationery papers for corporate customers and individuals under the JK Copier Plus, JK Copier, JK Easy Copier, JK CMax, JK Sparkle, JK Max, JK Cedar, JK Excel Bond, JK Bond, JK Ledger, and Cedar Digital brands. The company also exports its products to approximately 35 countries. The company was formerly known as Central Pulp Mills Ltd. and changed its name to JK Paper Limited in May 2002. JK Paper Limited was incorporated in 1960 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.
KANSAI NEROLAC PAINTS LTD
Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited manufactures and sells paints in India. It offers decorative, automotive, auto refinish, wood coating, general industrial, performance coating, powder coating, metal enamel, and ancillary paints. The company was formerly known as Goodlass Nerolac Paints Limited and changed its name to Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited in April 2006. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in Mumbai, India. Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited is a subsidiary of Kansai Paint Co. Ltd. Kansai Nerolac is the second largest coating company in India and a market leader in Industrial Coatings.
Nilkamal Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells plastic products primarily in India. It operates in two segments, Plastics; and Lifestyle Furniture, Furnishings, and Accessories. The company offers various material handling products, including crates, pallets, metal shelving and racking products, material handling equipment, hospitality products, tool storage cabinets, ice boxes, fish tubs, vaccine carriers, road safety products, waste management tools, and cold storage solutions. The company sells its products through retail stores, dealers’ outlets, and institutions, as well as through online shopping sites. It also exports its products to approximately 30 countries. Nilkamal Limited was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
Royale Emulsions are perfect if you’re looking for something extraordinary. This range of luxury finishes gives your walls a classy makeover while being high on performance. It comes in 7 variants:
Royale Aspira: is the international gold standard in paints. It is one of the most technologically advanced paints in the world and is certified by various global benchmarking institutions. Royale Aspira imparts your walls with a soft sheen and brings out the richest of colours. Royale Atmos: Royale Atmos is the first Asian Paints product to have a fragrance, instead of the normal chemical smell of paints.
Royale Luxury Emulsion: When your home looks great, you feel great. Give your walls a silky glowing appearance with Royale Luxury Sheen Emulsion, an exquisite emulsion paint that provides a luxurious finish. Royale Shyne: Is the perfect pick if you’re looking for stylish finish for your walls. The paint radiates a higher sheen and gives a smooth and luxurious finish. Royale Matt: is the best matt finish available in the market. When applied on walls, it provides a smooth matt finish with an elegant appeal. Royale Lustre: Is extremely durable and highly washable luxury paint, formulated to be virtually odourless. Its non yellowing property ensures walls remain beautiful for years, weather it’s a smooth finish or Dana pattern. Royale Luxury Enamel: is revolutionary water-based enamel that provides a smooth, luxurious finish to your wood, metal, and wall surfaces. Being water based, it is safer than regular solvent based enamels.
Tractor Emulsion Advanced is the perfect way to make a smart upgrade from distempers. It offers the finish of plastic paint, at a cost that is not too different from distemper. It gives 1.5 times the coverage of distemper, so you need less material. It also lasts for at least 3 – 4 years, so you don’t have to paint that often. Tractor Emulsion Advanced offers excellent protection against fungal growth thus reducing the chances of fungal black spots on your walls. Tractor Emulsion Advanced offers a wide range of shades (1600+). So you can choose your favourite colours for your home.
ABBOTT INDIA LIMITED
Abbott was incorporated in the year 1910 is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a line of healthcare products. Abbott has a diverse range of science-based nutritional products, diagnostic tools, branded generic pharmaceuticals, and vision, diabetes and vascular devices.
It is headquartered in Mumbai, Abbott India Limited, a publicly listed company and a subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories, takes pride in offering high-quality trusted medicines in multiple therapeutic categories such as women’s health, gastroenterology, cardiology, metabolic disorders and primary care.
Abbott India Limited is part of Abbott’s global pharmaceutical business in India and One of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies Abbott India Limited believes in providing quality healthcare through a mix of global and local products for people in India.
AJANTA PHARMA LIMITED
Ajanta Pharma Limited is a holding company. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in developing, producing and marketing a range of branded and generic formulations. Its business includes branded generics in emerging markets of Asia and Africa, generics in the developed markets of the United States and Institutional sales. The branded generics business is spread in India and over 30 emerging countries across Africa, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Middle East and South East Asia. The Company serves a range of therapeutic segments, such as anti-biotic, anti-malarial, anti diabetic, cardiology, gynecology, orthopedics, pediatric, respiratory and general health products. It has approximately four existing manufacturing plants located in and around Aurangabad in Maharashtra, India.
ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited is a pharmaceutical company. Established in 1907, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited is a leading pharmaceutical company in India. The Company is vertically integrated with the ability to develop, manufacture and market pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical substances and Intermediates.
The Company is engaged developing formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The Company focuses on anti-infective, analgesic and, cough and cold therapies. It also focuses on therapies, such as cardiology, diabetes, gynecology, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, dermatology and ophthalmology. As a growth strategy, the company has aggressively started investing in the international generics market with successful ANDA and DMF filings. APL has also filings across Canada, Europe, Australia, South Africa & Brazil. The company caters to the rest of the world markets through branded formulation sales.
AUROBINDO PHARMA LIMITED
Aurobindo Pharma Limited is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in producing oral and injectable generic formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Its product portfolio is spread over seven therapeutic/product areas, including antibiotics, anti-retrovirals, cardiovascular, central nervous system, gastroenterologicals, anti-allergies and anti-diabetics.
It is engaged in developing a range of oncology and hormonal products. It is also developing inhalation and dermatology products, such as pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI). It markets its products through chain stores in the United States. It has developed over three injectable penem products. The Company, through its subsidiary, manufactures and sells nutritional supplements. It has over 10 manufacturing units and approximately two research and development centers. The Company, in addition to marketing its products domestically, also markets its products globally in over 150 countries.
Biocon Limited is a biopharmaceutical company. Biocon Ltd., Asia’s premier biopharmaceutical company, is committed to ensure a global right to healthcare by addressing the worldwide need for safe, effective and affordable biotherapeutics. The Company focuses to reduce therapy costs of chronic diseases like autoimmune, diabetes, and cancer. The Company is a pioneer in bringing the benefit of high quality, yet affordable, novel biologics and biosimilars to patients in India and other emerging markets. Today, Biocon is India’s largest and fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and supplies advanced, life-saving biopharmaceuticals for diabetes, cancer and autoimmune conditions at price points that make them affordable and thus accessible. The Company’s brands include INSUGEN (rh-insulin), BASALOG (Glargine), CANMAb (Trastuzumab), BIOMAb-EGFR (Nimotuzumab) and ALZUMAb (Itolizumab), an anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody.
Zydus Cadila is a fully integrated, global healthcare provider, with strengths all along the pharmaceutical value chain. Zydus Cadila With a core competence in the field of healthcare provides total healthcare solutions ranging from formulations, active pharmaceutical ingredients and animal healthcare products to wellness products. The group has launched Exemptia, the world’s first biosimilar for Adalimumab, the largest selling therapy worldwide for inflammatory arthritis. Zydus is also the only Indian pharma company to launch its own patented NCE – Lipaglyn, the world’s first drug to be approved for the treatment of diabetic dyslipidemia.
The group was incorporated in 1952 by founder Late Mr. Ramanbhai B. Patel, a first generation entrepreneur and one of the stalwarts of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. In 1995, the group restructured its operations and Cadila Healthcare came into being under the aegis of the Zydus group. Zydus Cadila, today, is spearheaded by Mr. Pankaj R. Patel, the Chairman and Managing Director of the group.
Cipla Limited is a global pharmaceutical company incorporated in 1935. The Company’s strategic business units include Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Respiratory and Cipla Global Access. The Company’s geographical segments include India, USA, South Africa and Rest of the World. The Company manufactures metered dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, nasal sprays, nebulizers and a range of inhaled accessory devices.
Cipla Global Access is a tender-based institutional business that concentrates on approximately four therapy areas: human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immuno deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), malaria, multi drug-resistant tuberculosis and reproductive health. The company also exports its products to Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, North America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, and internationally. Cipla Limited was founded in 1935 and is based in Mumbai, India.
DR. REDDY’S LABORATORIES LIMITED
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited is a pharmaceutical company that is engaged in providing medicines. The company was founded by Scientist, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Dr. K Anji Reddy. The Company operates in three segments: Global Generics, Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients (PSAI), and Proprietary Products.
The Global Generics segment includes manufacturing and marketing prescription and over the-counter finished pharmaceutical products ready for consumption by the patient, marketed under a brand name (branded formulations) or as generic finished dosages with therapeutic equivalence to branded formulations (generics). PSAI segment includes the Company’s business of manufacturing and marketing active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates (API) or bulk drugs. Proprietary Products segment focuses on the research, development and manufacture of differentiated formulations and new chemical entities. These products fall within the dermatology and neurology therapeutic areas, and are marketed and sold through its subsidiary, Promius Pharma, LLC. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Hyderabad, India.
JUBILANT LIFE SCIENCE LIMITED
Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, is an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company engaged in manufacturing and supply of APIs, Solid Dosage Formulations, Radio-pharmaceuticals, Allergy Therapy Products, Advance Intermediates, Fine Ingredients, Crop Science Ingredients, Life Science Chemicals and Nutritional Products. It also provides services in Contract Manufacturing of Sterile Injectables and Drug Discovery Solutions. The Company’s strength lies in its unique offerings of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences products and services. Over the years, Jubilant Life Sciences has extended its footprint beyond India in the USA, Canada, Europe, and other countries across the globe. The company was formerly known as Jubilant Organosys Limited and changed its name to Jubilant Life Sciences Limited in 2010. The company was incorporated in 1978 and is based in Noida, India.
Lupin Limited is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in producing, developing and marketing a range of branded and generic formulations, biotechnology products and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) across the world.
The Company offers products in the cardiovascular, diabetology, asthma, pediatrics, central nervous system, gastro-intestinal, anti-infectives and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy areas. The Company also offers solutions in the anti-tuberculosis (anti-TB) and cephalosporins therapy areas. The Company along with its subsidiaries has manufacturing locations spread across India, Japan, the United States, Mexico and Brazil.
The company was named after the Lupin flower because of the inherent qualities of the flower and what it personifies and stands for. Forty six years on, what has stayed with Lupin is that same entrepreneurial spirit, culture of creativity and innovation and pride in belonging to an industry that makes a difference in the lives of people.
Mankind Pharma was incorporated in 1986. In 1991, it was formed into a legal corporation. However, it actively started working as a fully integrated pharmaceutical company in 1995. The company provides a wide range of products – Antibiotic, Antifungal, NSAIDs, Gastrointestinal, Anthelmintic, Cardiovascular, Dermal, Erectile Dysfunction, and several other categories – across the nation.
In 2007, Mankind acquired Magnet Labs Pvt Ltd, establishing a marketing presence in the antipsychotic segment. Later in January 2010, the company acquired the former brand of UCB Belgium, Longifene.
Mankind Pharma takes great pride in the success of our products ranging from Pharma, OTC and FMCG brands like Manforce Condoms, Manforce Tablets, Manforce Staylong Gel, Unwanted 72, PregaNews, Adiction, Gas-O-Fast, Kaloree 1, and our latest launch, Heal-O-Kind.
PRIMAL ENTERPRISES LIMITED
Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL) is engaged in the business of pharmaceuticals, including research and development, financial services and information management through its subsidiaries forayed into the health care space in 1988.
Piramal Healthcare has its manufacturing bases across India, UK, Scotland, USA and Canada through subsidiaries. At present it is the third largest player in the global Inhalation Anesthesia (IA) market, and the only company in the world with a complete product portfolio of Inhalation Anesthetics drugs. Piramal Healthcare have partnered with the largest and most reputed organizations in the global pharmaceuticals industry to expand our product offering and deliver the best innovations to our customers.
Piramal Healthcare is made up of the following seven key business divisions: Pharma solutions, critical care, consumer products, imaging and phyto-medicines. The Company offers its products under brands, including Saridon, Lacto Calamine, i-pill/i-know, Polycrol, Tetmosol, Untox, Stop AllerG and Throatsil.
RANBAXY LABORATORIES LIMITED
Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (Ranbaxy) is a research-based international pharmaceutical company serving customers in over 150 countries incorporated in the year 1961.
The Company develops manufactures and markets generic, branded generic, value-added and over-the-counter (OTC) products, anti-retrovirals (ARVs), active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and Intermediates. It has a portfolio of molecules that cover multiple dosage forms including tablets, capsules, injectables, inhalers, ointments, creams and liquids. The Company has ground operations in 43 countries and manufacturing facilities spread across eight countries. Ranbaxy is a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, a Japan based global pharmaceutical company.
RPG LIFE SCIENCES LIMITED
RPG Life Sciences Limited, an integrated pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets branded formulations, generic dosage forms, and synthetic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in India and internationally. Its brands are highly trusted by healthcare professionals and patients. Customer satisfaction is fundamental to the company. RPG Life Sciences is a forward looking pharmaceutical organization poised for high trajectory growth. It aims to be a key player in its chosen areas through world-class manufacturing, quality control and excellent services. With manufacturing facilities located in Ankleshwar, Gujarat and Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, RPG Life Sciences is a company that is growing from strength to strength to capture the enormous opportunities that the pharmaceutical space offers. These facilities have been approved by various regulatory bodies. RPG Life Sciences Limited was founded in 1968 and is based in Mumbai, India.
SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LIMITED
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is a pharmaceuticals company. The Company’s business segments include US Business, Indian Branded Generics Business, Emerging Markets, Global Consumer Healthcare Business and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). Its Rest of World segment includes Western Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other markets.
The Company offers its products to therapy areas, such as cardiology, neuro-psychiatry, gastroenterology, anti-infective, diabetology and dermatology. The Company’s products include AB PHYLLINE, ABZORB DUSTING POWDER, ACAMPROL, ACOSTIN 3 MIU, ACOSTIN FORTE and AB PHYLLINE SR 200. Its manufacturing units are situated in India, the United States and Brazil, among others. It acquired Ranbaxy in 2014 and this makes Sun pharma the largest pharma company in India, the largest Indian pharma company in the US, and the 5th largest speciality generic company globally.
TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is engaged in the manufacture and sale of branded, as well as unbranded generic pharmaceutical products. The Company operates in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular (CV), central nervous system (CNS), gastrointestinal, diabetology, anti-infective, anti-diabetics and pain management segments. The Company offers products in various categories, including tablets, capsule and parenteral. Its geographical segments include India and outside India. It has three world-class manufacturing facilities at Indrad (Gujarat), Baddi (Himachal Pradesh) and Sikkim. The facilities are approved by USFDA, WHO, MHRA, TGA and other global regulatory bodies. Torrent Pharma is the sole manufacturer of Insulin Formulations for Novo Nordisk in India since the early ‘90s and has also set up a dedicated formulation and packaging facility for Insulin. Recently, Torrent Pharma acquired the branded domestic formulations business of Elder Pharmaceuticals in India and Nepal. Torrent Pharma has a strong international presence spanning over 40 countries with over 1200 product registrations.
Wockhardt Limited is a pharmaceutical and biotechnology company. Wockhardt is a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology organization, providing affordable, high-quality medicines for a healthier world. It is India’s leading research-based global healthcare enterprise with relevance in the fields of Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and a chain of advanced Super Speciality Hospitals.
The Company’s businesses include manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical and bio pharmaceutical formulations, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and vaccines. It has over 10 manufacturing plants located in India, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States. The Company has approximately three research centers globally. Wockhardt is a true Indian Multi-National Company with a multi-ethnic workforce of 8600 Wockhardt Associates from 21 different nationalities globally. As a global healthcare company, Wockhardt has proved its technical excellence by developing patented modified release formulations and other complex and challenging medical technologies.
Anandabazar Patrika is an Bengali language daily newspaper published in Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai and Silchar by the ABP Group. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, it has a circulation of 1.1 million copies as of Jan−Jun 2016. Presently, the newspaper is edited by Anirban Chattopadhyay after Aveek Sarkar resigned. Its main competitors are Bartaman, Sangbad Pratidin, and Ei Samay.
It was first printed on 13 March 1922 against British rule. In 1922 it was first published as a four-page evening daily. The first colour printing was the features section. The internet edition of the newspaper was launched in 2001. In 2010, Time Inc. entered into a license agreement with ABP Group to publish Fortune India magazine. This magazine publishes the famous Fortune India 500 list every year.
BENNETT COLEMAN AND COMPANY LIMITED
BCCL is India’s most diversified media company with brands across publishing, television, internet, radio and outdoor domains. The story of BCCL goes back to Nov 3, 1838,when the flagship brand The Times of India, was published as a bi-weekly, The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce. Since then, it has consistently moved up the growth curve by entering new markets and launching new titles. BCCL’s flagship brand, The Times of India, is the world’s largest circulating English daily and The Economic Times is the world’s second largest circulating English Business daily.
BUSINESS TODAY, is the largest-circulated business fortnightly in India. It is the best report of the business topography of the newly liberalised India. As the wave of change sweeps business, economy and society like never before, BUSINESS TODAY has ensured that its readers have all the necessary upgrades to challenge tomorrow. It takes its readers deeper to give a complete understanding of the world of business. Ever since its inception in 1992, it has set one benchmark after another in business reporting. It was the first to do serious reporting on management theories. And then again, it is the first to bring a whole new genre of business journalism more upclose and more incisive. Today, BUSINESS TODAY commands the highest circulation and readership among all business magazines in India.
Dainik Jagran is the flagship brand of Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL) is India’s leading media and communications group. In today’s dynamic media world , where consumers have an unprecedented array of choices, Dainik Jagran stands out as a brand that is the choice of millions of Indians. With a readership of 5.59 cr, it has been the largest daily newspaper of India for the last consecutive 21 rounds of the Indian Readership Survey (IRS). With 37 editions, Dainik Jagran covers 11 states of India. It has also been declared by the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) as the largest read daily in the world. Not just the largest read, Dainik Jagran has also been voted as the Most Credible Source of News in a BBC-Reuters survey. The genesis for Dainik Jagran was in the year 1942.
Divya Bhaskaris a Gujarati newspaper in Gujarat, owned by D B Corp Ltd. It is one of the highest circulation Gujarati dailies, with the most number of editions in Gujarat. In 2003, the Bhopal-based Bhaskar Group identified Ahmedabad, as the city with highest potential for the fourth launch of Dainik Bhaskar outside Madhya Pradesh (MP). The newspaper was launched in Ahmedabad on 23 June 2003, under the name Divya Bhaskar, as No. 1 with 452,000 copies (a world record). Within 15 months, it entered two more cities of Gujarat: Surat and Vadodara. To counter the Bhaskar’s group’s threat, the leading Gujarati newspapers came up with color pages, price reductions and several high-value customer offers. However, by 2009, Divya Bhaskar became the largest circulated Gujarati daily with 11.5 copies. It has won Business Process Innovation award by Marico Foundation, and is a case study in several B-schools including Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and SPJIMR. Divya Bhaskar is the largest circulated daily of Gujarat as per ABC- Audit Bureau of Circulations (India) and has the most editions by any newspaper in Gujarat. It is published from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Bhuj, Bhavnagar (as Saurashtra Samachar) and Junagadh (as Sorath Bhaskar).
THE ECONOMIC TIMES
The Economic Times is an English-language, Indian daily newspaper published by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.. First published in 1961, it is the world’s second-most widely read English-language business newspaper, after the Wall Street Journal, with a readership of over 800,000. The Economic Times is published simultaneously from 12 cities—Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Chandigarh, and Pune.
The Economic Times is headquartered in Mumbai at The Times of India building. Its main content is based on the Indian economy, international finance, share prices, prices of commodities as well as other matters related to finance. Like the London-based Financial Times, The Economic Times is printed on salmon pink paper. It is sold in all major cities in India. In June 2009, it launched a television channel called ET Now.
Femina is an Indian magazine, published fortnightly. It is primarily a women’s magazine and features articles on relationships, beauty and fashion, travel, cuisine, and health and fitness. It also features articles on celebrities and cultural facets of Indian women. Femina, the first and most read women’s English magazine in the country, has been capturing the essence of the Indian woman for 58 years now, and has not just accompanied but also evolved with her over the years.
And now, in its digital avatar, Femina reaches out to women through the entire day. The website covers a broad spectrum of topics including fashion, beauty, relationships, celebrities, wellness, travel, and food. It also features user-generated content in the form of tips, communities, forums, polls, contests and other interactive articles.
Filmfare is an English-language, tabloid-sized magazine about Hindi-language cinema, popularly known as Bollywood. Established in 1952, the magazine is published by Worldwide Media, a subsidiary of The Times Group, India’s largest media services conglomerate. Filmfare is one of the most popular entertainment magazines in India. Since 1953, it gives popular film awards the annual Filmfare Awards and Filmfare Awards South. For over 6 decades, Filmfare has been the official handbook on Bollywood for their die-hard fans with its exclusive interviews, classy photo shoots, insider stories, sneak peeks, fashion coverage, movie reviews and special features. Filmfare captures Bollywood’s biggest stars and divas at their colorful, candid, beautiful, quirky and even spoilt best.
Gladrags is an Indian magazine which features modeling and related events. Every year they conduct the Manhunt and Megamodel Contest, a unisex pageant in India. At the contest most appealing male and female models are selected as winner and runners-up and the magazine promotes them. The current winners of Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel India are 21 year old Ansh Duggal of New Delhi and Karuna Singh [Chandigarh]. They first conduct a round of selection from the regions and then post all the elimination rounds for the final contestants. The group undergoes training including physical fitness, grooming, catwalk, diction and speech. The first ever Gladrags Manhunt Contest India was held in 1994, Rajat Bedi of Punjab was the first ever winner of Gladrags Manhut Contest. He represented India at Manhunt International 1994 held in Greece and was awarded 4th Runner Up in the finale.
Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period. The newspaper is owned by Rajya Sabha M.P. Shobhana Bhartia who was nominated by Congress and hence the newspaper has pro Congress tone. Hindustan Times is one of the largest newspapers in India, by circulation. The Indian Readership Survey 2014 revealed that HT is the second most widely read English newspaper in India after The Times of India.
HT MEDIA LIMITED
HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi and today grown to become one of India’s largest media companies. It also operates 19 printing facilities across India with an installed capacity of 1.5 million copies per hour. HT’s online business, is largely handled by Firefly e-ventures internet business, include the flagship web portal Hindustantimes.com, Livemint.com, Desimartini.com, HTCampus.com and shine.com. In addition to Hindustan Times, HT Media also publishes a national business newspaper, Mint. HT Media has also made its foray into electronic media. Diversifying its ambit of operations, the company in a consulting partnership with Virgin Radio, has launched the FM radio channel – Fever 104.
The India Today Magazine is a weekly magazine published by Living Media India Ltd. It is published in five language editions – English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam – and today, with a total readership of about 15.9 million, is the most widely read publication in India. Since 1975, India Today has covered its fascinating namesake without fear or favour, with insight, accuracy, thoroughness and a well rounded perspective on a variety of subjects – be it the economy, politics, lifestyle, the arts, entertainment, travel, science, technology or health. An experienced and talented team of editors, journalists, photographers and designers at India Today maintains the highest standards of journalism in the country. That’s why India Today is the country’s most widely read publication, a position it has held for more than a decade.
For over 75 years, The Express Group of publications has been synonymous with excellence in journalism and a commitment to independence and fairness. Its flagship newspaper The Indian Express has twice won the Vienna-based International Press Institute’s India Award for Outstanding Journalism in the Public Interest. It has won every major national journalism award and several international awards, including the Kurt Shorck Award for International Journalism, Natali Prize for Journalism and the International Federation of Journalists – Journalism for Tolerance Prize. From a single-edition paper in Madras in 1932, The Indian Express grew into a multiple-edition paper influencing thought and policy across the country. Packed with a fair mix of news, knowledge and information, The Indian Express hits the heart of the issue without any fear or favour. The Indian Express is known to go the extra mile and give voice to stories that otherwise go untold.
JAGRAN PRAKASHAN LIMITED
Jagran Prakashan Limited engages in the printing and publication of newspaper and magazines in India. The company operates through Printing, Publishing and Digital Revenue; FM Radio Business; and Others segment. It offers Dainik Jagran, a daily newspaper; Sakhi, a Hindi magazine; Dainik Jagran Inext, a daily newspaper; mid-day Gujarati, a Gujarati newspaper; mid-day, a compact newspaper; Khet Khalihaan, a monthly agricultural magazine; Inquilab, an Urdu daily newspaper; Nai Dunia & Nav Dunia, a Hindi newspapers; and Punjabi Jagran, a Punjabi daily newspaper. It publishes 12 print titles in 9 languages with approximately 400 editions/sub-editions; and operates 39 radio stations under the Radio City brand name. The company was founded in 1942 and is based in Kanpur, India. Jagran Prakashan Limited is a subsidiary of Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited.
Mint is a business paper from Hindustan Times published in association with The Wall Street Journal. It was launched in 2007 with the premise of bringing “Clarity in Business News”, and is today the number 2 business daily with 2.2 lakh readers, as per the Indian Readership Survey (IRS Q1, 2011). It is published across the 9 key business centres of India. Hindustan Times and Mint have consistently received accolades for setting high standards of journalism in India as well as being the favorite brands of advertisers in India and abroad. Mint is one of India’s premium business news publications – 76% of Mint readers do not read another business paper, making Mint a critical reach vehicle for the top end audience. Mint comes out with a premium weekend magazine Lounge that focuses on the lifestyle, passions and other related interests of readers.
Mumbai Mirror is a compact newspaper in Mumbai, with a daily circulation of approximate 700,000 copies. Its first issue was published on May 30, 2005 by the Times Group, the publishers of The Times of India newspaper. The newspaper was launched at the Gateway of India by Vilasrao Deshmukh, the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and Abhishek Bachchan on May 29, 2005 in an elaborate ceremony. Mumbai Mirror was launched by The Times Group after the Hindustan Times and DNA announced plans to enter the Mumbai market. It now has sister editions in Pune, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
Navbharat Times (NBT) is one of the largest circulated as well as largest read Hindi newspapers of Delhi and Mumbai and Lucknow. It is from the stable of Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd, which also publishes other dailies including The Times of India, The Economic Times, Maharashtra Times and also magazines such as Filmfare and Femina. NBT is one of the oldest products of the group. NBT has a circulation of 4.23 lakh odd copies in Delhi and a strong readership of 19.7 lakh readers. Hindi being the second language in Mumbai; NBT circulates to 130,000 copies in the Greater Mumbai area and attracts 470,000 NBT readers according to the industry benchmark – the Indian Readership Survey. NBT has been the number one newspaper in the respective cities since its inception.
The Hindu, started in 1878 as a weekly, became a daily in 1889 and from then on has been steadily growing to the circulation of 15,58,379 copies and a readership of about 22.58 lakhs. The Hindu’s independent editorial stand and its reliable and balanced presentation of the news have over the years, won for it the serious attention and regard of the people who matter in India and abroad. The Hindu uses modern facilities for news gathering, page composition and printing. It is printed in seventeen centres including the Main Edition at Chennai (Madras) where the Corporate Office is based. The printing centres at Coimbatore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Madurai, Noida, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvanathapuram, Kochi, Vijayawada, Mangalore, Tiruchirapalli, Kolkata, Hubli, Mohali, Allahabad and Kozhikode are connected with high speed data lines for news transmission across the country.
The Telegraph was launched on the 7th July, 1982, published by the ABP group of publications. The Telegraph in its short life span of 35 years has become the largest circulated English daily in the eastern region published from Calcutta. The Telegraph is the only English newspaper launched in post independent India which has overtaken the established market leader in the region. The Telegraph has introduced a eight-page colour section called Metro devoted solely to Calcutta and its people. This appears from Monday to Sunday. Apart from local news the Metro also reports on the social and cultural events in the city. The Telegraph is also published from Guwahati, Siliguri, Jamshedpur, and Ranchi. The Telegraph today offers, in addition to its extensive national, international, and business news a wide variety of reading material on special interests. The Telegraph the largest circulated English daily in Eastern India.
THE TIMES OF INDIA
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group. It is the third-largest newspaper in India by circulation and largest selling English-language daily in the world according to Audit Bureau of Circulations (India). It is the oldest English-language newspaper in India still in circulation, with its first edition published in 1838.It is the second oldest Indian newspaper still in circulation after the Bombay Samachar. Lord Curzon the then Viceroy of India called The Times of India “the leading paper in Asia”. In 1991, the BBC ranked The Times of India among the world’s six best newspapers. It is owned and published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. which is owned by the Sahu Jain family.
NITI Aayog also known by the acronym the National Institution for Transforming India, is a Government of India policy think-tank established by the BJP government to replace the Planning Commission which followed the top-down model. The stated aim for NITI Aayog’s creation is to foster involvement and participation in the economic policy-making process by the State Governments of India. The emphasis is on bottom-up approach and make the country to move towards cooperative federalism. The Union Government of India announced the formation of NITI Aayog on 1 January 2015, and the first meeting was held on 8 February 2015. The Prime Minister serves as the Ex-official chairman. At the core of NITI Aayog’s creation are two hubs – Team India Hub and the Knowledge and Innovation Hub. The Team India Hub leads the engagement of states with the Central government, while the Knowledge and Innovation Hub builds NITI’s think-tank capabilities. These hubs reflect the two key tasks of the Aayog. NITI Aayog is also developing itself as a State of the Art Resource Centre, with the necessary resources, knowledge and skills, that will enable it to act with speed, promote research and innovation, provide strategic policy vision for the government, and deal with contingent issues.
FEVER 104 FM
Today Fever 104 FM is the No.1 Radio station in Delhi, Baap of Bollywood in Bangalore, Entertainment Ka Baap Mumbai and The Dada of Entertainment in Kolkata. Fever 104 FM is one of the leading FM channels in the country today. Fever 104 FM (radio operated by HT Media Ltd.) is available in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata with a vibrant, youthful, creative and interactive programming, that just lets the music play! With the best quality and most quantity of music on-air, constantly playing only the top contemporary hits Fever 104 FM is synonymous with less talk, more music. Fever 104 FM was launched in 2006 and since then it has truly changed the radio listening experience. Despite being one of the newest players in the industry, Fever 104 is known today for playing more music and of course quality music than any other radio station. Fever 104FM today is recognized as a vibrant, youthful, creative and the most interactive music destination.
Radio Mirchi is a nationwide network of private FM radio stations in India. It is owned by the Entertainment Network India Ltd (ENIL), which is one of the subsidiaries of The Times Group. Mirchi is Hindi for Red Chilli. The tagline of Radio Mirchi is “It’s hot!” Radio Mirchi has been the undisputed leader of the Indian Radio Industry since its inception 2001. Radio Mirchi was • awarded the FICCI – Frames Excellence Award 2010 for the Most Successful Radio Channel of the Year – Radio Mirchi was the ONLY radio station to receive an award from FICCI. Radio Mirchi received 8 awards at the 5th India Radio Forum (IRF). This included 4 awards for our RJs out of a total of 7 RJs who were acknowledged. Radio Mirchi has been ranked No.1 in all IRS (Indian Readership Survey) surveys till date in terms of our national reach – the only survey which measures radio listenership across the country.
BHARTI RETAIL LIMITED
Bharti Retail Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cedar Support Services Ltd which belongs to the Bharti Group of companies. It owns and operates neighbourhood stores called Easyday and compact hypermarket stores called Easyday Market. These stores provide consumers immense value and wide choice with products of great quality at affordable prices. The neighbourhood format stores offer more than 3,000 products at the lowest prices. Easyday stores are one-stop shops that cater to every family’s day-to-day needs. They bring together a wide range of relevant goods, high quality products and great in store experience and service – all under one roof. The first Easyday store was launched in Ludhiana and Easyday Market in Jalandhar, in 2008. Currently, there are over 210 stores across Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, NCR Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Big Bazaar is not just another hypermarket; it caters to every need of your family. Where Big Bazaar scores over other stores is its value for money proposition for Indian customers. With the ever-increasing array of in-house brands, it has opened doors in the world of fashion and general merchandise, including home furnishings, utensils, crockery, cutlery, sports goods and much more at prices that will surprise its customers. Big Bazaar is a household name that is used synonymously with ‘retail’ in India. Big Bazaar is one of the oldest hypermarket chains that houses around 250+ stores in the country. Big Bazaar is not just another hypermarket; it caters to every need of your family. Where Big Bazaar scores over other stores is its value for money proposition for Indian customers.
BIRLA CORPORATION LTD
Birla Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, primarily manufactures and sells cement and jute goods in India. It operates through Cement, Jute, and Others segments. The company offers ordinary Portland cement, Portland pozzolana cement (PPC), fly ash based PPC, low alkali Portland cement, Portland slag cement, low heat cement, and sulphate resistant cement under the Birla Cement SAMRAT, Birla Cement KHAJURAHO, Birla Cement CHETAK, and Birla Premium Cement, as well as M P Birla Cement CONCRECEM and Multicem brand names. It exports its cement products to Nepal; jute products to the European Community, the United States, Japan, and internationally; flooring products to various countries, such as the United Kingdom, Australia, etc. The company was formerly known as Birla Jute Manufacturing Company Limited and changed its name to Birla Corporation Limited in 1998. Birla Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1919 and is based in Kolkata, India.
Croma is the nation’s first large format specialist retail chain for consumer electronics and durables with successful expansion into Croma Zip stores, Croma Kiosks and latest online vertical, www.croma.com. Croma has been launched by Infiniti Retail Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Sons. It efficiently and successfully runs Croma’s retail operations in India. Croma offers its customers over 6000 products across eight categories in a world class ambience and the offerings are growing every day. Its own label by the name of Croma Life Accessories is well recognized for offering innovative and unique products that are hard to find. Croma’s efficient, well-trained and knowledgeable store advisors are completely equipped to offer sound and personalized advice for helping a customer receive the best value for money. Making shopping experience delightful post purchase is the foundation for investing in a robust customer service support at Croma.
DIGIworld is the fastest growing consumer electronic retail chain in India. DIGIworld was established in June 2, 2004 at Guwahati, Assam, India. DIGIworld Electronics has grown from its roots to one of the leading Electrical contractors / solution and service providers in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors. With convenience of location, DIGIworld store is a one stop destination for all the electronic needs of the discerning consumers across India. It houses everything under one roof right from Refrigerators to Washing Machines; LED TVs to Air Conditioners, Micro wave Oven to Air Coolers and D2H Services to recharge options. With ease of location and exceptional services, the store is an absolute delight and comes with a strong sales team, good customer service, easy finance options, extended warranty options, exciting deals clubbed with a great shopping experience. DIGIworld was conferred with the much coveted ‘Indian Power Brand 2016’ award in New Delhi.
Fabindia is India’s largest private platform for products that are made from traditional techniques, skills and hand-based processes. Fabindia links over 55,000 craft based rural producers to modern urban markets, thereby creating a base for skilled, sustainable rural employment, and preserving India’s traditional handicrafts in the process. Fabindia’s products are natural, craft based, contemporary, and affordable. Fabindia was established in 1960 by John Bissell, an American working for the Ford Foundation, New Delhi, Fabindia started out exporting home furnishings, before stepping into domestic retail in 1976, when it opened its first retail store in Greater Kailash, New Delhi. Today it has over 250 stores across India and abroad, and is managed by his son, William Bissell.
Landmark is one of the leading retailers of books and music in India. Established in 1987 as a book retailer in India, it became a part of Trent, the Tata Company that runs the Westside retail chain, in 2005. Landmark opened its first store in Chennai in 1987. It has since grown to three stores in that city and one in Bangalore. The large format stores offer a wide range of brands and categories in music, toys, books, stationery, gifts and home accessories. Today, Landmark has 13 stores across India in addition to seven hotel bookstores in some of the country’s leading hotels, and five airports stores. Landmark is arguably India’s finest book and music retailer. It is the largest and most profitable retailer of books and music. Each of its stores attracts a quality clientele and is a success in the cities it operates. It also owns one of the largest book distribution companies, Westland Books, which prides itself on its impressive publishing profile, and one of the best online bookshops, http://www.landmarkonthenet.com/, with over 1.1 million titles.
Aditya Birla Retail Limited (ABRL) is the retail arm of Aditya Birla Group, a $41 billion corporation. The company ventured into food and grocery retail sectors in 2007 with the acquisition of Trinethra Super Retail and subsequently expanded its presence across the country under the brand ‘more’ with two formats -Supermarkets and Hypermarkets. More Megastore is a one-stop shopping destination for the entire family. Besides a wide range of products comprising fruits and vegetables, groceries, FMCG products, More Megastore also has a strong emphasis on general merchandise, apparel, consumer durables and IT goods. Currently, there are 20 hypermarkets across the country.
Godrej Nature’s Basket is India’s pioneering and premium food destination from the 119 year young Godrej Group. Godrej Nature’s Basket is a retail venture of the Godrej group and is today India’s foremost retail destination for fine foods from across the World. Started in 2005 as a single fresh food store, it has today morphed into an omni-channel gourmet retail chain with 33 premium stores strategically located at high street locations in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad and a growing presence in online and phone ordering channels. The Gourmet retail chain boasts of stocking the best international and domestic wines, cold cuts, meats, cheese, organic foods and a large variety of pastas, noodles, beverages, exotic and rare ingredients, meals, sauces, preserves and packaged food from around the world. Every item in the assortment is handpicked from the very best that Europe, Australia, Asia and the US have to offer. It caters to the refined needs of up market urban consumers for irresistibly authentic world food and ingredients.
Pantaloons, India’s premium lifestyle apparel company offers chic and trendy fashion to meet their ever-changing needs. Pantaloons reflects the ideology of always keeping alive the ‘newness factor’ through fashion apparel and accessories that are visually appealing and fashionably upbeat. The first Pantaloons store was launched amidst much fanfare in Gariahat, Kolkata in 1997. Over the years, the brand has undergone several transitions and re-invented itself to bring forth compelling trends and styles catering to the evolving fashion hub. Pantaloons, is a one-stop shop for the entire family for the trendiest fashion wear at unbeatable value. The styles cover a gamut of ready-to-wear western and ethnic apparel for women, kids and men, as well as a wide range of handbags, footwear and fashion accessories. Pantaloons’ retail footprint is evenly spread across India, with 70 stores across 35 cities. Pantaloons is one of the fastest growing apparel companies. And is poised to grow bigger and better…
Planet M is an Indian music retail store founded by The Times Group (BCCL). It was sold to Next Retail India Ltd. of Mumbai, the retail arm of Videocon, in November 2007. It is present in many cities (140-plus locations) all over India. These stores are mainly known for selling music and movies and related accessories. They also sell gaming consoles and handhelds like PlayStation Portable, PS2, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360. Planet M is also a new entrant in the mobile retail business. They offer a wide range of mobile handsets with lucrative schemes.
Reliance Digital, an electronic arm of Reliance Retail Ltd is one of the largest chains of stores for consumer electronic appliances. Every Reliance Digital Store provides a wide range of 150 brands for its customers to choose from. The ambience of these stores and the exiting range of products make shopping at Reliance Digital an experience in itself. Reliance Digital provides its customers with the best deals at the best price. Reliance ResQ, the technical support arm of Reliance Digital provides an end to end solution and technical support for leading brands. Reliance Digital was established in the year 2006. Over the years Reliance Digital has expanded and has opened many outlets in different parts of the country. Reliance Digital stores are located in major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore etc. The stores are spread out over large areas and hence customers have an ease of access while searching for their desired product. The stores provide special experience zones which allow customers to have a look and feel of the actual products before buying it.
Reliance Fresh is the convenience store format which forms a part of Reliance Retail Ltd (RRL) of its parent company. Reliance Retail started its journey in 2006 with the opening of its first Reliance Fresh store. Today Reliance Retail operates over 500 Reliance Fresh stores across 80 cities and sells over 200 metric tonnes of Fruits and over 300 metric tonnes of Vegetables every day. Reliance Fresh is India’s leading neighbourhood retail chain, synonymous with freshness & savings. From fresh fruits & vegetables to dairy, cereals to spices, processed food & beverages to home & personal care products, Reliance Fresh has the entire gamut of grocery needs covered. Reliance Fresh has consistently appeared in the list of ‘Most Trusted’ Service brands in India by Brand Equity and is ranked No. 2. This represents the faith of consumers in patronising the chain which continues to remain as India’s favourite neighbourhood grocer.
Reliance Retail Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Reliance Industries. Founded in 2006 and based in Mumbai, it is the largest retailer in India in terms of revenue Reliance Retail has adopted a multi-prong strategy and operates neighbourhood stores, supermarkets, hypermarkets, wholesale cash & carry stores, specialty stores and online stores and has democratized access to all types of products and services across all segments for all Indian consumers. Reliance Retail has achieved the distinction of being the largest retailer in the country. Reliance Retail has emerged as the partner of choice for international brands and has established exclusive partnerships with many revered international brands such as Diesel, Superdry, Hamleys, Ermenegildo Zegna, Marks and Spencer, and many more. Reliance Retail operates over 3,300 stores pan India with nearly 13 million square feet of retail space and is growing rapidly.
Shoppers Stop is an Indian retailing company promoted by the K Raheja Corp Group. It began in 1991 with its first store in Andheri, Mumbai. Shoppers Stop Ltd has been awarded “the Hall of Fame” and won “the Emerging Market Retailer of the Year Award”, by the World Retail Congress at Barcelona, on 10 April 2008. Shoppers Stop is listed on the BSE and NSE of India. Shoppers Stop began by operating a chain of department stores under the name “Shoppers Stop” in India. Shoppers Stop has 83 stores across 38 cities in India. It retails clothing, accessories, handbags, shoes, jewellery, fragrances, cosmetics, health and beauty products, home furnishing and decor products. Shoppers Stop launched its e store with delivery across major cities in India in 2008 and released an app for smartphones in 2016. This completed the first phase of its Omni-channel strategy.
Spencer’s Retail Limited is a part of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, is a multi-format retailer providing a wide range of quality products across categories such as food, personal care, fashion, home essentials, electrical and electronics to its key consumers. Specialty sections such as Spencer’s Gourmet, Patisserie, Wine and Liquor, and the recently launched Epicuisine section are some of the key differentiators of this hypermarket stores. Spencer’s, being one of the earliest entrants into the retail space in India, introduced the Indian consumer to the concept of organized retailing. The first ever hypermarket in India was launched by Spencer’s in Hyderabad in 2000. Today, Spencer’s runs 120 stores, including 37 Hyper stores in over 35 cities in India. Spencer’s has won the” Most Admired Retailer of the Year” – EAST at EIRS 2016 award.
Established in 1998 and part of the Tata group, Trent operates Westside, one of India’s largest and fastest growing retail chains; Star Bazaar, a hypermarket chain and Landmark a family entertainment format store. The company has already established 83 Westside departmental stores measuring 8,000-34,000 sqft in floor space across 50 cities. Well designed interiors, sprawling space, prime locations and coffee shops enhance the customers’ shopping experience. Trent ventured into the hypermarket business in 2004 with Star Bazaar, providing an ample assortment of products made available at the lowest prices, aptly exemplifying its ‘Helping you spend less’ motto. In addition, Trent acquired a 76 percent stake in Landmark, one of the largest books and music retail chains in the country and began operations in 1987 with its first store in Chennai with a floor space of 5,500 sqft. Landmark sparked the trend of stocking curios and other gift items. What separates Landmark from other stores of its kind is the range and depth of its stock. Trent is headquartered in Mumbai but has pan-India operations.
Services, Sports, Telecommunications (Service providers and heavy equipment manufactures)
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 17 countries across Asia and Africa. Airtel is headquartered in New Delhi and the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Airtel is the first Indian telecom service provider to achieve Cisco Gold Certification. It also acts as a carrier for national and international long distance communication services. The company has a submarine cable landing station at Chennai, with a connection to Singapore. Airtel, in just ten years of operations, rose to the pinnacle of achievement and continues to lead.
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company headquartered in New Delhi. It was incorporated on 15 September 2000 and assumed the business of providing telecom services and network management from the erstwhile Central Government Departments of Telecom Services (DTS) and Telecom Operations (DTO) as of 1 October 2000 on a going-concern basis. BSNL is the only service provider, making focused efforts & planned initiatives to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in ICT sector. BSNL is one of major service provider in its license area. The company offers wide ranging & most transparent tariff schemes designed to suit every customer. BSNL has set up a world class multi-gigabit, multi-protocol convergent IP infrastructure that provides convergent services like voice, data & video through the same Backbone & Broadband Access Network. At present there are 21.86 million broadband customers including both wire line & wireless broadband. The company has vast experience in planning, installation, network integration & maintenance of switching & transmission networks & also has a world class ISO 9000 certified Telecom Training Institute.
IDEA Cellular Ltd is a leading GSM mobile services operator in India with over 72 million subscribers under brand IDEA. The company is a pan India integrated GSM operator covering the entire telephony landscape of the country and has NLD and ILD operations. They offer affordable and world-class mobile services to varied segments of mobile users. The company is an Aditya Birla Group Company. In line with the Government’s vision of Digital India, Idea has accelerated its efforts of building a digital economy. Backed with a pan-India wireless broadband coverage, Idea has forayed into Digital services with the launch of a suite of digital entertainment apps – Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club and Idea Game Spark. Idea’s pan-India network covers over 400,000 towns and villages across the country. Idea has received several national and international recognitions for its path-breaking innovations in mobile telephony products and services.
Reliance Group’s flagship company, Reliance Communications is India’s foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The Company has a customer base of above 118 million including over 2.6 million individual overseas retail customers. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes over 39,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises and over 290 global, regional and domestic carriers. Reliance Communications has established a pan-India, next generation, integrated (wireless and wire line), convergent (voice, data and video) digital network that is capable of supporting best-of-class services spanning the entire communications value chain, covering over 21,000 cities and towns and over 400,000 villages. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world’s largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 280,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.
TTL – Tata Teleservices Limited & Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited (collectively “TTL”) is one of India’s leading mobile telecommunications service providers delivering mobile connectivity, content and services to consumers across the country. The company has been at the forefront of redefining the telecom experience in India, launching technologically advanced innovative products and services, playing an enabling role in simplifying consumer lives and expanding digital inclusion. Having a pan-India presence across India’s 19 telecom circles, TTL operates in more than 450,000 towns and villages across the country. TTL offers integrated telecom solutions to its customers under the unified brand name Tata Docomo and operates its wireless networks on GSM, CDMA and 3G technology platforms. Tata Docomo has been rated amongst the Top 10 Service Brands and amongst the Top 100 Most Trusted brands in the country.
Tejas Networks is an India-based optical and data networking products company. Tejas designs, develops and sells high-performance and cost-competitive products to telecommunications service providers, internet service providers, utilities, defence and government entities in over 60 countries. Tejas products utilize programmable software defined hardware architecture with a common software code-base that delivers an app-like ease of development and upgrades of new features and technology standards. Tejas is ranked amongst top-10 suppliers in the global optical aggregation segment. Tejas Networks Ltd. was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Bengaluru, India. Tejas Networks received the India Innovation Awards, 2016 – Top 50 from Clarivate Analytics.
Telecom (Mobile Handsets)
Celkon is an Indian mobile manufacturer, markets and sells a whole range of mobile devices including feature phones, smartphones, tablets and 4G enabled handsets. Celkon has a manufacturing facility in Telangana, India, and claims to have a capacity of manufacturing up to 200,000 phones per month. That has allowed the company to shift its manufacturing from China to India. Celkon’s latest mobile launch is the CliQ. The smartphone was launched in July 2017. Celkon Mobiles is one of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the country. Established in the year 2009, Celkon Mobiles was founded with a vision to make communication technologies accessible to the people of India and the world. Celkon has seen a win-win situation due to the frequent adaptation to tastes and changing technology.
Karbonn Mobiles, a leading Smartphone brand in the country with numerous accolades under its belt, was started in 2009 with an aim to bring the benefits of Smartphone telephony to the masses. Within a short span of time, Karbonn has become the brand of choice of the discerning mobile consumer in a country which has one of the fastest growth rates in mobile device consumption. India based Karbonn is a joint venture between Delhi-based Jaina Group and Bangalore-based UTL Group. The company is a manufacturer of both mobile phones and tablets. It is among the biggest smartphone makers in the country. Karbonn was one of the three manufacturers to first bring Google’s Android One initiative to India. Karbonn’s latest mobile launch is the A41 Power. The smartphone was launched in August 2017. Karbonn has been voted amongst the top “Most Trusted Mobile Phone brands” by Brand Trust Survey and Brand Equity Trust Report.
Lava International Limited is one of the leading multi-national Indian mobile phone company in the mobile handset industry today. Founded in India, Lava has overseas operations in Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia, Mexico, Middle East and Russia. Reliability is at the center at Lava and stems from three core values: Integrity, Passion for excellence and Adaptability. In sync with this ideology Lava is the only Indian mobile handset brand with an in-house R&D and product-testing set-up in India and China both with over 700 people in product design. Lava strives to ensure that it never lets you down and always bring to you the latest android smartphones. Lava is proud to have recently been declared as the most trusted smartphone brand in product quality and after sales service amongst all Indian brands by Silicon India. Additionally Lava has also been honored with the Best Customer Service in Mobile Handset Company Award at the Golden Star Six Sigma Awards 2016-2017.
The largest Indian mobile manufacturer, Micromax is a major player in the budget segment. The brand’s product portfolio embraces more than 60 models today, ranging from feature rich, dual-SIM phones, 3G Android smartphones, tablets, LED televisions and data cards. Micromax recently launched a sub-brand called Yu, whose products were made available only on e-commerce portals in India. Through the Yu brand, Micromax stepped into the health and fitness gadgets segment as well. Over the past decade, Micromax has pioneered the democratisation of technology in India – by offering affordable innovations through their product offerings and removing barriers for large scale adoption of advanced technologies. Micromax is currently the 2nd largest smartphone company in India. Micromax is a brand which is close to the heart of the youth, and celebrates the vibrancies of life and empowerment. The company has many firsts to its credit when it comes to the mobile handset market; including the 30-day battery backup, Dual SIM Dual Standby phones, QWERTY keypads, universal remote control mobile phones & first quad-core budget smart phone.
XOLO, a premium android mobile phones brand, has progressed to become a leading player in the domestic smartphone market. Xolo was among the first companies to manufacture an Intel processor powered Android phone. It is a subsidiary of Lava Mobiles, one of India’s largest Android phone makers. Xolo has launched Android phones and Windows Phone devices. The company has recently developed its own UI for Android phones. This is called Hive UI. Xolo’s latest mobile launch is the Era 1X Pro. The smartphone was launched in July 2017. Since its inception in 2012, Xolo has been at the forefront of creating the latest android phones with a superior smartphone experience and have partnered with industry leaders including Intel®, NVIDIA®, Broadcom, Mediatek, AMD, Microsoft and Qualcomm® to bring the best mobile phones in India to the market.
Television Channels, TV/Music Production Houses, Media Channels, Cable, D2H
AAJ TAK was launched in December 2000 as a 24-hour Hindi news channel, which covers India with insight, courage and plenty of local flavour. Within six months of its launch, AAJ TAK emerged as India’s number one news channel. And within eleven months, it was awarded the best news channel by the India Television Academy. Two years on, it bagged the Indian Television academy’s award for being “The Best News Channel” again, and added the RAPA award for “Best Advertising Campaign”. Beginning with an impressive connectivity of 5.2 million homes at the time of launch, AAJ TAK today boasts of a reach of over 30 million homes and a channel share of more than 55% among the news channels. Its unique style of passionate storytelling and live coverage has become its hallmark.
AIRTEL DIGITAL TV
Airtel digital TV is an Indian direct-broadcast satellite service provider owned and operated by Bharti Airtel. Its satellite service, launched in 2008, transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in India. Airtel Digital TV provides on-demand services on connected boxes that include a catalog of movies, TV series and other programmes across English and various Indian languages. It also offers interactive services such as iDarshan, iKidsworld, iMusicspace and games. With an Airtel Digital TV connection, you have the freedom to pick the channel package you want and customise it every month! You can select the best combination of channels at the lowest price. Plus, every package is customised to your region and gives the best mix of demand-based entertainment.
BALAJI TELEFILMS LIMITED
Balaji Telefilms, a media company, was incorporated in 1994. It has 32 state–of the–art studios. It is a leading content provider in the television segment. It started operations in 1995–96 with serials like Mano Ya Na Mano and Hum Paanch. The company occupies a dominant space in the television content creation space, with the No.1 show on Indian television to its credit and all of its shows among the Top 50 on television. Currently it produces several leading serials on major channels like Star Plus, 9X, Sony TV, Zee TV and SUN TV network. Balaji has produced over 15,000 hours of television content since its inception, including content in Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada and Malayalam. It has produced top rated serials like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki and Kasamh Se, amongst others. The company has also evolved with the times and significantly corporatized itself. It has also produced and distributed movies like Kya Kool Hain Hum, Shoot out at Lokhandwala, Sarkar Raj, Bhool Bhulaiya, KKompany and Mission Istanbul.
CNBC-TV18 is India’s No.1 Business medium and the undisputed leader in business news. The channel’s benchmark coverage extends from corporate news, financial markets coverage, expert perspective on investing and management to industry verticals and beyond. CNBC-TV18 has been constantly innovating with new genres of programming that helps make business more relevant to different constituencies across India. India’s most able business audience consumes CNBC-TV18 for their information and investing needs. This audience is highly diversified at one level comprising of key groups such as business leaders, professionals, retail investors, brokers and traders, intermediaries, self employed professionals, High Net Worth individuals, students and even homemakers but shares a distinct commonality in terms of their spirit of enterprise. The channel is a joint venture between CNBC and Television Eighteen India Limited (TV18).
Dish TV is India’s largest Direct to Home (DTH) television operator using MPEG 4 DVB S2 and MPEG 2 digital compression technology. It is a division of Zee Entertainment Enterprises. Redefining the meaning of television for its customers with its exceptional digital quality, DishTV has revolutionized the digital entertainment in India. With its digital transmission, DishTV has given its customers a giant leap from the analogue quality cable transmission towards qualitative, refined and defined television entertainment and enjoyment. DishTV provides three kinds of Set Top Boxes- DISH HD+ with Recorder; Digital Set-Top-Box with Recorder, DishTV caters to the various needs of its customers. The full-fledged all India coverage of DishTV ensures that entertainment is reached in every nook and corner of the country along with uninterrupted services and nonstop access to all channels. DishTV offers you a range of recharge offers that are designed to provide maximum value for money where you can select and pay for channels of your choice. Today, DishTV is the only digital platform that offers blockbuster Bollywood and Hollywood movies.
ET Now is India’s premier English Business News channel giving you the most accurate financial technical analysis, best stock recommendations and big corporate movements with the sharpest business analysts & news anchors. It gets you some of the biggest voices from the Markets, Economy and India Inc. ET NOW is a 24-hour English business news channel in India, owned and operated by the Times Group. The news channel has a strategic partnership with Reuters, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters. ET NOW and CNBC TV-18 are close competitors. Both channels claim to have the highest viewership among English business news channels in India.
In a short period of its existence, India TV has earned a repute of credible reporting, courage, espousal of public interest and its unmatched delivery which is of a great value to all stakeholders. The channel has its bureau and sales representation across the country. India TV has state-of-the-art digital connectivity and a new centre covering an area of 1, 28,000 square feet in Noida. The rise of India TV as India’s leading news channel within a short span of its existence owes a lot to the vision of its chairman and Editor-in-chief Rajat Sharma and the dedication and toil of its ever-growing team of bright news TV professionals. It is the result of the efforts of a self-made man who kept both his feet firmly on the ground. In 1997, Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan set up their own production house –Independent News Service (INS), the parent company which owns India TV. In 2004, they setup their own news channel. India TV has created benchmarks in innovation, impact, ratings, time spends, and viewer-support.
MN+ is India Premium HD English Movie channel which is part of the Times Network which brings The Gold Class of Hollywood Movies with both, popular and critically acclaimed titles, in pristine HD quality for the movie connoisseurs. The MN+ library is a collection of must watch Hollywood movies across genres that are universally celebrated and are discussed extensively in social gatherings of people who have an opinion. It was launched on 29 Jun 2015 with a picture quality of 1080i and 5.1 surround sound. The channel is owned by the Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. MN+ is for those premium audiences that have the temperament to be choosy about what life has to offer and have evolved to value only the best.
Movies Now is an Indian high-definition television channel featuring Hollywood films. It was launched on 19 December 2010 with a picture quality of 1080i and 5.1 surround sound. The channel is owned by the Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. In June 2016 Times Network decided to launch another channel called Movies Now 2, which later renamed as MNW. In July 2017 Movies Now 2 was rechristened into MNX channel in Hollywood.
New Delhi Television is, and has been for more than a quarter century, a pioneer in India’s news television. Founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy, NDTV is today the most watched and the most credible and respected news and lifestyle network in India. From the path-breaking “The World This Week” (nominated as one of India’s 5 best television programmes since Independence), the first private news on Doordarshan “The News Tonight”, producing India’s first 24-hour news channel “Star News” and the country’s first ever 2-in-1 channel Profit-Prime, NDTV has been at the forefront of every single news revolution. Its channels NDTV 24×7 (English), NDTV India (Hindi) and India’s first ever 2 in-1 channel NDTV Profit-NDTV Prime (Business and Infotainment) continue to raise the standards of journalism with innovative programming and uncompromising integrity. NDTV 24×7 is the only English News Channel from India which is beamed in the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius and most of the SAARC Countries to reach out to the Indian Diaspora.
NETWORK 18 MEDIA AND INVESTMENTS LIMITED
Network18 Media and Investments Ltd. is a media and entertainment company with interests in television, internet, filmed entertainment, digital business, magazines, mobile content and allied businesses. Through its subsidiary ‘TV18 Broadcast Limited’, the group operates news channels – CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC Bajar, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-News18, IBN7, ETV channels and IBN-Lokmat. TV18 also operates a joint venture with Viacom, called Viacom18, which houses a portfolio of popular entertainment channels – Colors, Colors HD, etc and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the group’s filmed entertainment business. TV18 operates a factual entertainment channel History TV18 through a joint venture with A+E Networks. Network18 manages various digital businesses including portals such as moneycontrol.com, ibnlive.com, burrp.com, in.com and firstpost.com. It also operates digital commerce properties like HomeShop18 and bookmyshow.com. In addition, Network18 is a leading player in the Publishing space publishes Forbes India, Overdrive, Better Interiors, and Better Photography. Network18 has also allied investments in Colosceum, Toppers, 24X7 Learning, Yatra, Ubona and other companies.
SAREGAMA INDIA LIMITED
Saregama India Ltd., a RPSG Group company, is India’s oldest music label, youngest film studio and a multi-language TV content producer. The company started operations in 1901 and produced the first song recorded in India. Today it has in-perpetuity global ownership of both sound recording and publishing copyrights of the largest and most coveted Indian music catalogue across 14 different languages. It also owns over 4000 hours of content IP produced for various Indian TV channels. The company monetizes its content through various B2B partnerships and direct-to-customer initiatives. Formerly known as The Gramophone Company of India Ltd. and more popularly as HMV (His Master’s Voice), Saregama was established as the first overseas Indian Branch of Electrical & Musical Industries Limited (EMI), London. From producing the first song recorded in India in 1902 by the star of yesteryears, Gauhar Jan, to creating strong inroads into the production of cinema and television content, digital retailing, aggregation, radio programming and events, Saregama has evolved into one of India’s premier entertainment content companies.
SUN NETWORK LIMITED
Sun TV Network, India’s largest media Conglomerate has power packed Thirty Three TV Channels with the reach of more than 95 million households in India. SunTV Network’s channels can be viewed in 27 countries including U.S.A, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Srilanka, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Sun TV Network believes in giving its customers wholesome fare. It has control over 50,000 hours of original content, which is an essential driver for any media company. Sun group also has 45 FM Radio Stations, Three Daily News Papers – Dinakaran one of the leading Tamil daily with daily sales of over 1.4 million copies, Tamil Murasu one of the leading evening Tamil daily and Six Magazines. Sun Direct one of the largest DTH (Direct To Home Satellite TV service) service provider in India having more than 9 million subscribers, Sun Pictures the film division of Sun TV Network, SpiceJet India’s most preferred Airline and IPL Franchise a division of sun TV Network.
Tata Sky Limited (‘Tata Sky’) is a joint venture between the Tata Sons and 21st Century Fox. Incorporated in 2001 and launched services in 2006, Tata Sky is India’s leading content distribution platform providing Pay TV and OTT services. With the objective of connecting to the best content in the world on any budget, any screen, anytime and anywhere. Tata Sky was the first to launch multiple products and services that redefined the subscribers viewing experience in the country. Tata Sky was the first to bring customized package and ala-carte channels options and Interactive services on the platform, Hindi programming guide, VOD and DIY video library and many more. Tata Sky provides the most comprehensive channels and platform services line-up ranging from movies, news, entertainment and sports channels. Tata Sky currently has its footprints spread across 2 lakh towns with over 17 million connections in India.
TIMES NOW, is India’s most watched general English News Channel that is devoted to providing pure and relevant news to its viewers around the clock. Always being where the news is, TIMES NOW dominates the leadership position by successfully delivering news to its viewers in a vivid and insightful manner since its launch in January, 2006. Today, TIMES NOW boasts of over 33 million urban and affluent Indian viewers every month and an ever-increasing following in 27 countries across 4 continents. TIMES NOW is available across all platforms in India – Analog, Digital Cable and DTH.
TIPS INDUSTRIES LTD
Tips Industries is one of the largest corporate houses in the field of music and films. Its main area of interest is music production, promotion and distribution, now also in films. It has the highest number of gold and platinum discs to their credit in comparison with any other record label in India. Its team of distributors serves more than 1000 wholesalers across the length and breadth of the country who, in turn, serve more than 400,000 retailers. It has a music library of approximately 25000 songs across various genres and languages; and holds soundtrack copyrights of approximately 50 Hindi movies. The company produces Hindi and Panjabi films It operates through an owned distribution system in India, the United States, Dubai, England, South Africa, Israel, Malaysia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Mumbai, India.
Music can change the world”. T-Series is India’s largest Music Label & Movie Studio, believes in bringing world close together through its music. T-Series is associated with music industry from past three decades, having ample catalogue of music comprising plenty of languages that covers the length & breadth of India. T-Series is an Indian music company founded by Gulshan Kumar which is also engaged in film production and distribution. Today, T-Series is a diversified group with $90 million in its core business of Consumer Electronics, CDs, Audio/Video Magnetic Tapes and Cassettes. All of which has been achieved through a keen perception of the changing consumer practices, infrastructural investment, technological upgradation and a skilled, cohesive workforce. Above all, an aggressive commitment towards quality through technical and professional perfection is what T-Series strictly adhere to.
TV TODAY NETWORK
TV Today Network (TVTN) operates news channels and is promoted by Living Media India (LMIL). The latter had been conducting news broadcasting business through one of its divisions, ‘TV Today Division’ since 1994. TV Today Division has now been transferred to TVTN. It runs 24 hours news & current affairs channels, namely, ‘Aaj Tak’ and Delli Aaj Tak in Hindi and ‘Headlines Today’ in English. The company has a tie–up with TheOneAlliance to distribute its channels. TVTN has also launched its channels in US, UK and Continental Europe.
TV18 BROADCAST LTD
TV18 Broadcast Limited formerly IBN18 Broadcast Ltd owns and operates one of India’s leading 24–hour English language news and current affairs channel, CNN IBN. The channel was launched in December 2005 and has since its launch become one of India’s leading English language news channels. IBN18 Broadcast Ltd. also manages the operations of IBN7, Hindi language news and current affairs channel. And it has recently launched its first Regional channel, IBN Lokmat in Maharashtra.
TV18 Broadcast Limited. is focused on producing high quality news programming and to capture news and events around the world. CNN IBN, IBN7 and IBN Lokmat are journalist–led channels, which have achieved recognition in the very first year of their existence.
IBN18 has joint ventures with Viacom to form Viacom18 that operates MTV and VH1 and Nickelodeon channels in India. This JV also launched the general entertainment channel. Viacom18 also owns Studio18, engaged in filmed entertainment operations.
Videocon d2h, Asia’s Most Promising DTH brand is now also 1st Indian media Company on NASDAQ, USA. It offers over 525 Channels & Services and 45 Asli “HD” Channels & Services. Videocon d2h, a pioneer amongst the DTH service providers has won the hearts of millions over the years with its quality services that are constantly revolutionizing the entertainment industry. Since the last 4 years, Videocon d2h has continuously been India’s Fastest Growing DTH Service. It launched its services in 2009 and went pan India by 2010. It has a gross subscriber base of 17 million in span of 7 years since its launch. Videocon d2h has been awarded as India’s Most Trusted Brand 2016 to name a few & recognized as top 50 dream companies to work for by World HRD Congress.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) is a worldwide media brand offering entertainment content to diverse audiences. With a presence in over 172 countries and a reach of more than a billion people around the globe, ZEEL is among the largest global content companies across genres, languages, and platforms. ZEEL is present across broadcasting, movies, music, live entertainment, digital and talent businesses, both within India and overseas. ZEEL has more than 240,000 hours of television content and houses the world’s largest Hindi film library with rights to more than 4,200 movie titles across various languages. ZEEL has also produced several movies for theatrical release and is the fastest growing music label in India. It has presence in the digital space with ‘dittoTV’ and ‘OZEE’ and has also ventured into live events.
Tourism And Travel
The ‘Incredible India’ campaign, launched in 2002, was a major initiative by the Government of India, to promote India as a tourist destination. The first marketing initiative of its kind, Incredible India was conceptualized in 2002 by V Sunil (while he was Creative Director, O&M Delhi), and Amitabh Kant, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism. The primary objective of this branding exercise was to create a distinctive identity for the country. This resulted in the iconic”Incredible !ndia” logo, where the exclamation mark that formed the “I” of India was used to great effect across all communications. The campaign successfully established India as a high-end tourist destination, generating a 16% increase in tourist traffic in the first year.