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A Work Culture that could go “viral” this May Day

All kinds of ‘workers’ have, in the face-off with the corona tsunami, re-imagined Work, adding a Covid 19 chapter to May Day’s long & varied history dating back a millennia. Perhaps! We are issuing Blog 6 on May Day 2020 to honour the contributions of “workers” who have, regardless of their Job Descriptions, redefined what their “work” is; honour the grit of all essential workers … Continue reading A Work Culture that could go “viral” this May Day

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Apeejay Heroes at Work

Their resilience shown during lock down makes Work From Home look like a cakewalk and this is why we present teams on the front lines across our industry verticals as Apeejay Heroes. These Apeejay People keep ours and our client’s businesses running, secure assets and communities connected to our businesses healthy. Let us first hear from our Heroes in Apeejay Real Estate’s Commercial Property Leasing … Continue reading Apeejay Heroes at Work

Crew Changes in Apeejay Shipping in times of COVID19

Captain Ranganathan Narasimhan The first sea farer sign off at Haldia Port after the lock down was Apeejay Shipping’s 3rd engineer onboard our vessel APJ Shirin.  The movement happened within 3 and half hours of the SOP being approved by Port Authorities because our Apeejay Shipping team has, ever since the lockdown, waiting eagerly for ways to ensure that the staff on board our fleet … Continue reading Crew Changes in Apeejay Shipping in times of COVID19

Apeejay People in a VUCA world gone worse!

With everything volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous in the world multiplying, over 20 Apeejay People strive for quality as their business reopens with restrictions, make resolutions for Post Covid 19, settle into a WFH routine, discover joys, appreciate simplicity, and most importantly we are glad to see a few who are having fun which is an important part of who we are at Apeejay. Presenting … Continue reading Apeejay People in a VUCA world gone worse!

Apeejay Heroes at Work – Edition 2

Staying Youthful, Entrepreneurial and Solid our Sea Farers, Hospital Teams, Welfare Officers make WFH look like a cakewalk. Shipping is the lifeblood of the global economy keeping Supply Chain moving. Assam Tea is an agricultural business that does not wait for anything and is labour intensive thus people at work are at risk from Covid 19. In this issue we focus on Apeejay People at … Continue reading Apeejay Heroes at Work – Edition 2

Apeejay People at Work (from home) Edition II

Voices from our Hotels, Tea plantations, Real Estate, Logistic Parks and Shared Services show why Work really is Love made visible! Edition II of our Community Blog is evidence of how people adjust to a calamity, what changes in them, why technology remains the biggest blessing and so much more. Read on… Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels are pioneers of luxury Boutique hotels for over 50 years. … Continue reading Apeejay People at Work (from home) Edition II

Celebrating Creativity, Inclusivity and Equality through Apeejay Anand Children’s Library’s annual Art Workshop

The 2020 edition of the Art Workshop saw students splashing and sketching with panache, letting their thoughts and creativity flow free and expressing themselves in a vibrant and jocund way. Continue reading Celebrating Creativity, Inclusivity and Equality through Apeejay Anand Children’s Library’s annual Art Workshop

From a civil engineer to a planter – The story of my journey of becoming a tea estate manager at Apeejay Tea

As I sit in my office at Dhulapadung Tea Estate and look back at my career, I feel that my journey from a civil engineer to a tea planter has been led by strong company policies, proper guidance from seniors, support from my peers and an extremely talented team at Apeejay Tea. Continue reading From a civil engineer to a planter – The story of my journey of becoming a tea estate manager at Apeejay Tea

How I create unique experiences for each guest at THE Park Kolkata’s banquets

By Nilanjana Sanyal It seems like yesterday when I was transferred to manage the Banquet as a Sales officer under Mr. Anirban Simlai from the Reception where I was working under Mr. Ajit Singh Garcha. Honestly, I had no knowledge of how a Banquet functions. I guess our Managing Director, Mr Vijay Dewan had seen a potential in me then and hence I was entrusted … Continue reading How I create unique experiences for each guest at THE Park Kolkata’s banquets

Remembering the Queen of Bay of Bengal, Akhil of Apeejay Shipping

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By Ranganathan Narasimhan and Renu Kakkar Our vessel APJ Akhil was “beached” recently and the occasion brought out remembrance with fondness of the nearly three-decade long service the vessel rendered to our company Apeejay Shipping. In numbers, the vessel ran for 1,18,992 hours, covered 1.427 Million nautical miles and provided livelihood and careers to hundreds and brought prosperity to many… Continue reading Remembering the Queen of Bay of Bengal, Akhil of Apeejay Shipping

How Apeejay Tea created a sense of ownership and value among the workers at the estates

I’ve been at the helm of creating the first of its kind employee reward and recognition in the tea industry. Across Assam, Apeejay Tea’s gardens are honouring employees for their skills of plucking, adherence to food safety, health & hygiene standards, discipline, punctuality and commitment. Continue reading How Apeejay Tea created a sense of ownership and value among the workers at the estates

Going to work on Apeejay Shipping’s fleet at a port – perks of being a communications professional at Apeejay Surrendra Group!

I am here on APJ Kabir Anand developing work that solidifies Apeejay Shipping’s ‘Unite for Wild Life’ sustainability goal. As I look back on my tenure at the Group’s shared services company, I cannot but marvel at how Apeejay has made my dream come true of going on board a ship and making me realize how it feels to be on such a vessel. Continue reading Going to work on Apeejay Shipping’s fleet at a port – perks of being a communications professional at Apeejay Surrendra Group!

My 12 year journey of leading Apeejay Institute of Hospitality, the Centre of Learning for Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels

In April 2019, I bid farewell to the 10th batch of graduates from Apeejay Institute of Hospitality (AIH) set up under Apeejay Education Trust in 2006 and remembered when I was the first employee of AIH! Continue reading My 12 year journey of leading Apeejay Institute of Hospitality, the Centre of Learning for Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels

How I became a ‘Thinking Heart’ with Apeejay’s Internal Communications practice

By Vinita Singh Often we do not understand what purpose we have on earth. Does that sound philosophical? I am sure it does. Then suddenly something happens – no matter how fleeting the feeling was – it changes our perception forever giving us a glimpse on what our purpose could possibly encompass. That is what happened to me when someone from our top management wanted … Continue reading How I became a ‘Thinking Heart’ with Apeejay’s Internal Communications practice

From the leaf to the cup: An Apeejay Tea executive’s journey to perfect taste and quality

By Sumohan Basu The tea you drink everyday has a little bit of Apeejay in it as we are amongst India’s oldest and 3rd largest tea producer as well as amongst India’s largest bulk seller in the domestic auction sale system. I am the Deputy General Manager – Marketing and my job is to ensure that when the consumer tastes our tea, he or she … Continue reading From the leaf to the cup: An Apeejay Tea executive’s journey to perfect taste and quality