Vanesa Care enters healthcare sector with launch of Hand Sanitizer and Hand Cleanser

Vanesa Care Private Ltd, one of the prominent FMCG brands, has unveiled “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser containing 70% alcohol as per WHO standards. “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser quickly kills 99.99% germs causing flu and other infectious diseases. “Hand In Hand” is suitable for frequent use with no damaging effect on skin owing to its moisturising properties backed by Aloe Vera extracts that helps seal moisture into the skin. 

With 70% alcohol base, “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser is as per the standards of WHO and also ensures very good protection against the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the outbreak of Coronavirus. Moreover, Vanesa Care has prioritised the production of “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser to meet the acute shortage of hygiene-based products and to help prevent the rapid spread of infection. 

Saurabh Gupta, Director
Vanesa Care Private Ltd

Mr Saurabh Gupta, Director,  Vanesa Care Private Ltd said, Sensing the huge gap in demand and supply of hand sanitizers and instant hand cleanser which has put the entire population on huge risk, we have launched “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser that offers best protection against infectious germs. In this critical time when the healthcare systems across the world have been overwhelmed by Coronavirus, it is essential to maintain proper hand hygiene to prevent the transmission of infection and this sanitizer makes you stay protected even on the go that too without using soap and water.”

“Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser offers protection while using public toilets, eating outside, or travelling through public transport and when coming from the outside that too without using soap and water. It is also recommended to use “Hand In Hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser before and after buying groceries from supermarket, grocery store and vegetables vendors and after accepting cash, coins and card payment from the vendors.

Available all across the county, “Hand In hand” hand sanitizer and instant hand cleanser range comes in 3 SKUs, priced at Rs. 250 for 500ml, Rs. 125 for 250ml, Rs. 50 for 100ml. 

Halonix aims to hit Rs 1000 crore in turnover by FY 2023

Halonix Technologies Pvt Ltd (Halonix), India’s fastest growing residential and institutional lighting company, has reported a 22% of Compound Annual Growth Rate(CAGR) markedly higher than the industry growth rate in single digits CAGR. The company is also expecting to close its books at around INR 520 crores turnover vis a vis INR 423 crores in 2018-19 and and INR 352 Crores in FY 2017-18.

Halonix has closed its H1 in FY 19-20 at Rs 234 crores vs Rs 178 Cr in H1 FY 2018-19, a growth of 32% which highlights the momentum at which the company is growing. The growth for the Halonix retail business, which has shown a year on year growth of 26%, has been buoyed by the wide range of innovative products it has launched under the sub-brand “Halonix Prime” and through deeper market penetration. After cementing its leadership in the ‘Inverter Light’ and ‘Motion Sensor Light’ segments, Halonix has recently launched its category redefining ‘All-Rounder series’ that has 3 wattages in one bulb and the ‘Speaker Bulb’ that allows you to play clear powerful music through the bulb without having to sign in through any app. Halonix Prime today contributes to about 30% of the retail revenues.

The institutional business at Halonix has grown at CAGR of 35% from 2014- 2019 and has deployed lighting solutions at over 15 airports, Tumkur Smart City, many railway stations, has deployed street lighting for many municipal corporations and has been the preferred lighting solutions partner for many leading public sector and private sector companies including some of the biggest corporate names in India.

Mr Rakesh Zutshi, Managing Director, Halonix Technologies Pvt Ltd says, “Our focus on quality, indigenous manufacturing, a steady stream of Innovative, value-defining new products developed in-house, expansion in distribution and streamlining of our sales and supply chain processes have contributed to Halonix delivering growth and profitability far above the industry average. Our foray into fans and smart-home solutions, as well as our sustained growth in lighting, should see us accelerating towards our goal of being an INR 1000 crore company by FY- 23.”

APL Apollo unveils Apollo Signature for stylish structures

APL Apollo Tubes Limited (APL Apollo), India’s leading branded steel pipes manufacturer, has unveiled “Apollo Signature”, a wide range of designer pipes that give an edge to the look and feel of your abode. The designer galvanized pipes are an upgrade to the conventional steel pipes by virtue of engraved designs on them. To cope up with the fast-growing demand in the interior design industry, APL Apollo has launched an attractive collection of designer pipes. The products are also aesthetically superior as they impart great elegance to the structures. Apollo Signature pipes can be used in Rooftops, Furniture, Pillars and Interior Designs.

Apollo Signature pipes also prove to be a better option as they are highly resistant to corrosion and rust because of their galvanized layer. The product is known for its durability and strength while the pure and thicker zinc coating makes it of supreme quality.  Moreover, these pipes require low maintenance once installed, thus relieving the residents of all the worries. The products are also eco-friendly as they are made of steel and not wood, which greatly reduces the need for felling trees.Being environment-friendly, they are a better substitute and resonate the company’s motto “Steel for Green”.

Announcing the launch of “Apollo Signature”, Mr. Sanjay Gupta, CMD, APL Apollo said, “Apollo Signature is our most talked-about product series known for its durability, strength as well as aesthetics which makes it highly popular among connoisseurs of quality. We are also contributing our bit to the environment by replacing wood with designer steel that is a far more superior product. Apollo Signature will redefine the conventional steel design to make your structures look more premium and classy.”

Features and benefits of Apollo Signature:

Durability and Strength – Apollo Signature pipes have 400 YST, which makes them the most superior product in the market.

Corrosion Resistance – Thanks to 150 GSM zinc coating, these pipes are corrosion-resistant and elegant.

Superior Design for Superior Strength – Along with attractive and premium surface “Apollo Signature” also boasts of unmatched strength and longevity. As a substitute for wood, Apollo Signature outperforms it with extraordinary quality and aesthetics.

Aesthetics That Are Pleasing to The Eyes – Welding in the corners gives a smooth and even finish to Apollo Signature pipes, and ensures that the welding does not take away from the aesthetics of the product.

Stunning Design Patterns On Every Pipe: The exquisite designs on Apollo Signature pipes not only beautify them but also add to their strength and sturdiness.

Zero Maintenance: Not only the design but steel itself has its own benefits – it requires zero maintenance after installation.

Offered at a competitive price, “Apollo Signature” pipes are available in a wide range of choices.

APL Apollo launches India’s first closed steel door and window frames“Apollo Chaukhat”

APL Apollo Tubes Limited (APL Apollo), one of the leading branded steel tubes manufacturers, has unveiled India’s first closed steel door and window frames “Apollo Chaukhat”,  based on futuristic Italian technology. Emerging as a perfect choice for doors and windows, “Apollo Chaukhat” is a class apart in its segment. It is synonymous with strength, durability and world-class quality.  

Apollo Chaukhat

For the consumers who have been traditionally using wooden frames for doors and windows, “Apollo Chaukhat” is loaded  with inherent advantages. It is termite-proof and fire-resistant whereas even expensive wooden frames remain prone to termites and are inflammable. “Apollo Chaukhat”, made of high-quality steel, is easy to fit, and recyclable. The product also shields the house from dust and bugs. It can also be easily customized according to the consumers’ requirements.

Another reason to choose “Apollo Chaukhat” is its quick installation process which involves effortless ease. While installation of wooden frames is like accomplishing a challenging task with concrete and cement,“Apollo Chaukhat”, on the other hand, can be fitted instantly even post-construction, in just a few simple steps, like any modern PLUG & PLAY.

Announcing the launch of “Apollo Chaukhat”, Mr. Sanjay Gupta, CMD, APL Apollo said, “Apollo Chaukhat is our ground-breaking creation, in sync with our vision of providing quality and innovative products to our customers. This new product segment is eco-friendly in nature and provides several benefits in terms of value for money and lower maintenance. Hence, we are very upbeat on creating and capturing a strong demand for Apollo Chaukhat in domestic as well as in export markets.”

Apollo Chaukhat product series includes a wide range of Door and Window Frames for the discerning customers to choose from. Apollo Chaukhat has a longer lifespan than traditional doors and window frames. These cost-effective, trendy and elegant door and window frames are made using world-class Direct Forming Technology (DFT) introduced in India by APL Apollo, which is the first company in India to be recognized by BMTPC (Building Material and Technology Promotion Council), an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), GOI.

Offered at a competitive price, “Apollo Chaukhat” Door and Window Frames are available in a wide range of choices.

Assotech Realty attracts eyeballs at mega realty conclave held in Noida

Leading real estate developer Assotech Realty Pvt Limited made its presence felt at an intensely engaging real estate knowledge sharing session organised at Noida. The real estate entity keenly participated in the event and articulated its views on the conclave theme ‘Commercial Real Estate, Affordable Housing and Luxury Housing – The Changing Dynamics’. Discerning participants and spectators at the event immensely gained from the perspective contributed by Assotech Realty to the pertinent issues confronting the real estate sector in India.

UP RERA Chairman Mr Rajive Kumar was the Chief Guest at the event attended by prominent developers, IPCs and DPCs from across the country in large numbers. Industry captain Mr Neeraj Gulati, MD, Assotech Realty while participating in the knowledge sharing session took a holistic view of the prevailing issues in real estate sector and suggested ways to pull the industry out of the long-prevailing slump.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Neeraj Gulati, MD, Assotech Realty said, “Real Estate markets across the country have already started showing steady signs of revival leading to widespread optimism. Still due to the economic slowdown and long-prevailing slump the investors are shying away from investing in real estate. However, such a scenario has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the end-users. They are conveniently being able to grab their choicest properties in the affordable luxury segment as the prices have almost bottomed out.” 

Mr Salil Kumar, Director, Assotech Realty added, “While the government has already come out to support the homebuyers in terms of offering more credit support for the purchase of homes, the consumption in real estate sector is set to rise. We are confident there will be a sure shot revival in demand in the coming months and the real estate sector will soon bounce back on a high growth trajectory. The only point of concern is that high borrowing cost has continued to pinch both the homebuyers as well as the developers.” 

Apart from the industry leaders, the event christened as R&M podium also witnessed thought leaders, industry stakeholders, besides keen viewers from all the segments of the industry.

Ramagya Foundation launches innovative CSR initiatives ‘Donation Locker’ and ‘Happy Fridge’

Continuing with its ceaseless commitment of giving back, Ramagya Foundation has launched inspiring new CSR initiatives ‘Donation Locker’ and ‘Happy Fridge’. Worthy of praise and imitation both these initiatives have been gaining momentum over the past few weeks with winters just around the corner. Under the aegis of “Purusharth Charitable Society,” Ramagya Foundation has launched these initiatives to help the poor, needy and homeless people braving the chill of the night. Ramagya Foundation has also launched a new web portal https://ramagyafoundation.org/donation/ through which anyone can contribute one’s bit to these philanthropic moves.

 

Ramagya Foundation has initiated ‘Donation locker’ to promote the habit of giving some necessities to the ones in need. Ramagya’s Donation Locker has been installed at various locations in NCR where Books, Clothes, Footwear,  Toys or any other wishful items can be donated with assurance that the collected proffers will be used judiciously.

‘Happy Fridge’ is another unique CSR campaign by Ramagya Foundation which highlights the most relevant message, “A nation could eat off the food we waste.” Launched in association with  Feeding  India,  Happy  Fridge campaign by  Ramagya  Foundation calls for donating the excess food items in ‘Happy Fridge located at three different locations in Noida. The collected food is being alternatively offered to the needy and helpless.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group said, Ramagya Foundation has launched both these campaigns to help the homeless people and moving labourers who remain in dire need of food, clothing and other necessary items even to sustain their lives.  While Donation Locker is aimed at providing them with the much-needed care and support through clothes and other necessary items, Happy Fridge is aimed at offering them sumptuous food with dignity. We aim to bring this initiative at PAN India so that neither any human sleeps empty stomach nor any food is wasted

In the progressive path of society development, Ramagya Foundation is contributing through several attractive programs,  including  UMEED,  UNNATI,  SANGANAK,  ARADHYA,  URJA  and PANKH focusing on four core areas including  Education,  Skilling,  Physical and  Mental Health of underprivileged children. Giving back to the society is the primary motive of Ramagya Foundation which aims to contribute towards creating educated and developed society by unleashing talent and sculpting each individual soul by imparting values. More than 1,05,000 lives have been impacted by these programs.

Government initiatives to spike demand across affordable realty hubs of NCR

The recent relief measures to help revive the real estate sector, have gained significant attention of the stakeholders resulting in improved sentiments across the affordable housing hubs of NCR. Just after the finance minister announced the creation of an alternative investment fund for the completion of stalled housing projects, locations like Raj Nagar Extension, Greater Noida West and Yamuna Expressway are witnessing a sudden upsurge in demand. Already the fast-emerging REIT opportunities have made the retail and commercial properties at all these realty hotspots the most compelling value proposition for the investors. 

Especially the high street shopping destination KW Delhi-6, located at Raj Nagar Extension is witnessing significant upsurge in selling of shops after all these positive announcements, so much so, the most lucrative blend of modern retail, street shopping and food zone just like Delhi-6 market, the incredible project KW Delhi-6 has become cynosure of all eyes.

Pankaj Kumar Jain_Managing Director_KW Group“It is due to the recent reform push coupled with major initiatives to boost the infrastructure, the well-known residential hotspot Raj Nagar Extension in Ghaziabad has emerged as a Mecca for the seekers of commercial properties as well. While the investor-friendly policies introduced by the government have augmented the demand in the commercial and retail segment, increasing transparency has further improved the market sentiments in Raj Nagar Extension,” said Mr Pankaj Kumar Jain, Managing Director, KW Group.

While giving his views of on the recent announcement of setting up of alternative investment fund, Mr Jain added,  “The recent alternative investment fund has come as a much-needed relief for the stressed real estate projects across the country and the move comes as corrective measure to the earlier announced AIF, since it covers NCLT projects and the projects which are categorised as NPAs as well, whereas the earlier real estate booster announced by the government did not include such projects.”   

Mr. Som Mandal, Managing Partner, Fox MandalMr Som Mandal, Managing Partner, Fox Mandal said, “For the beleaguered realty sector battling muted demand and severe cash crunch scenario the present REIT opportunity has emerged as a silver lining.  However, REIT will provide only limited relief and the government must go ahead and streamline provision for stress funds as well as easier financing on cheaper lending rates for the builders to meet the demand for last-mile funding to deal with stalled projects.”

The alternate investment fund is being touted as a booster for real estate and it is expected to revive more than 1600 stalled housing projects encompassing over 5 lakh units. The announcement of this much-awaited relief package is expected to considerably revive the market sentiments and bring the beleaguered real estate sector back on the high growth trajectory. The fund can be utilised even by the projects facing insolvency proceedings or which have been declared.

IIFL Home Finance Ltd. concluded it’s fifth instalment of KUTUMB

Continuing with its ongoing mission of encouraging and facilitating the Green Affordable Housing in India, IIFL Home Finance Ltd (IIFL HFL) organized the 5thChapter of KUTUMB – An Initiative Towards Green Affordable Housing at Hyderabad on December 12, 2019. The theme for this chapter of Kutumb was Sustainable Today, Begins Tomorrow.

In the event held at N Convention, Madhapur, IIFL Home Finance succeeded to educate over 100 developers and about over 150 total participants about the benefits associated with green construction in the affordable housing segment in India. The panel of speakers included V Suresh (Chairman, IGBC), Ashok B Lall (Principal, Ashok B Lall Architects), Neha Kumar (India Programme Manager – Climate Bonds Initiative), Mr Chaitanya Rayapudi (Chairman & MD), Supra Builders and Monu Ratra (CEO & ED, IIFL Home Finance Ltd.).

The event started with a digital plantation of over 150 trees, which resonates with the theme ‘Sustainable Tomorrow, Begins Today!’. Speaking at the event, Monu Ratra said “Affordable Housing means how you are going to be able to give reach of finance to people, technology & innovation is our answer. Our Jhatpat Home Loan, a tablet-based model, helps deliver this in under 1 hr. We have identified 10 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the United Nations, and are working for & towards them. Everyone must identify these goals for their organization”. 

This was followed by sessions from leading industry experts sharing their views on green and sustainable living techniques. Ashok B Lall, a pioneer in sustainable architecture, says, “In a four-storey building if you plant solar energy on the rooftop, it is sufficient to meet the energy demand for the entire building. Middle-level developer in a growing city is the biggest housing provider and their role is most significant. They make homes in bulk. We can do the ultimate good of green living because there is an opportunity of collective green. ”

This was followed by Mr V Suresh speaking on the subject, stating “we have enabled 700 crores Sq ft of green building. By 75th independence year of India, we will have enabled 100 crores Sq ft green building.”.

Ms Neha Kumar spoke about various elements responsible for such immense climate change globally. She addressed the audience and said, “Climate change is not just an environmental problem but an economic problem too.”

The event concluded with a live discussion with Founder & MD of Supra Developers, Mr Chaitanya who said “At Supra, our concept of living is ‘Uninterrupted Lifestyle.’ Thus, all our projects offer off-grid solutions to the end-consumer. We don’t do regular projects, we only do green buildings. We don’t do conventional projects at all. We have started doing solar-powered projects.”

IIFL HFL presented itself as a ‘Green Value Partner’, partnering with the developers from Conception to Certification of the Green Building Project. The company has established 8 such certified GVPs so far.

PM Consulting plans expansion via franchise route in small cities across India

Gurugram-based Prime Meridian Consulting India Private Limited (PM Consulting) has announced big plans to grab the major market share of end-to-end leadership development and human transformation consulting services in India. A premium company incorporated with the purpose of ‘building leaders everywhere’, PM Consulting aims to expand its wings beyond big cities to smaller cities through the franchise route. Beginning its expansion drive from the upcoming new financial year, it aims to launch over 140-150 facilitators/trainers in these cities in the next couple of years. 

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PM Consulting enjoys an early mover advantage in the fast-emerging leadership consulting services in India. It has already registered its noticeable presence across major cities in the country on the back of world-class content from its global partners. 

Pavan Bakshi, Colonel (Veteran), CEO, Chief Facilitator and Executive Coach, Prime Meridian Consulting India Private Limited said, “It is through the franchisee route that we want to develop facilitators based on the train-the-trainers model. We will be enabling trainers within the organizations who will further train others. By 31st March, we will be franchisee ready and we are targeting class-B cities only since in class-A cities we have already registered our strong footprint.”

He added, “We aim to expand in over 50 cities to develop around 140-150 facilitators, leadership coaches, or leadership trainers and we intend to focus on the franchisee model for Class-B cities. Through our efforts, we want to assist the small and medium enterprises in those cities to reach the next level. We want to enable the organizations wanting support in the growth of their businesses and requiring international content to be able to do so.”

A premium consulting, facilitating and coaching organization, PM Consulting has strong alliances with global human consulting organizations and it represents over six international brands either solely or as facilitators. These include US-based The John Maxwell Company and Marshall Goldsmith, besides Canadian major Robin Sharma, Germany-based Collective Leadership Institute, and UK-headquartered LeaderShape Global, among others. 

Customization of the content is the biggest forte of PM Consulting which boasts expertise to tailor-made leadership interventions based on its vast experience and research-based international content to meet the specific leadership challenges across the spectrum of the companies and it delivers them through senior executives with vast corporate experience. It has in its team trainers with more than 35 years of experience and that’s another USP of the company. Growing at around 20-25% YoY currently, PM Consulting has targeted to achieve more than 30% growth in the next financial year.  

PM Consulting  is proud to have received a series of awards and accolades including Top 25 L & D Consulting Companies in 2016 & 2017 by Consultants Review Magazine, 10 Most Valuable L & D Solution Provider Companies in 2017 by Insight Success magazine and Innovative E-Learning Solution Providers in 2019 by Insight Success Magazine.  The company has also achieved the distinction of being featured in the Times Group’s Business Barons of India’s 2019 edition.

Subodh Bajpai Photography announces sterling association with “Miss Diva 2020” beauty pageant

Lucknow-based premier Wedding Photography brand ‘Subodh Bajpai Photography’ has announced its strategic partnership with 2020 edition of Miss Diva beauty pageant that primarily selects India’s representatives to Miss Universe. Subodh Bajpai Photography made this announcement on an evening marked by the presence of Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta and the reigning Miss Diva Universe Vertika Singh. 

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As co-sponsor of Miss Diva-2020, Subodh Bajpai Photography will be crowned ‘Miss Photogenic’ in a sub contest organised during this awe-inspiring beauty contest scheduled to be held in February 2020. While Miss Photogenic will be crowned by the top-seeded passionate photographer Mr Subodh Bajpai himself, he will further hold a 45 minutes expert session on photography with Diva Girls. 

Commenting over the prestigious association with Miss Diva-2020 beauty contest, Mr Subodh Bajpai said, “As a critically acclaimed photography brand, we take pride in celebrating the success of incredible women through our association with Miss Diva-2020. We aim to cover every magical moment of today’s women simultaneously with encouraging them to accomplish all their cherished dreams through our endeavours.”

Right from doing candid wedding photography to cinematic wedding films to pre-wedding photography to destination wedding photography, Mr Subodh Bajpai believes in creating artistic stories for his clients. The talented photography team of Subodh Bajpai is based out of Lucknow and also has branches in Delhi, Chandigarh and Kanpur. Not just this, they are also spreading bright and happy vibes in international locations such as Dubai. 

With innovative ideas, interesting themes, industry best high tech gadgets, Subodh Bajpai is known to follow international standards when it comes to wedding photography. Subodh Bajpai Photography Priv division- the luxury wedding photography division is honoured to support Orphans of India – NGO.