By Mousumi Bharali Apeejay Tea deployed its first welfare Officer in 1987, just a few years after Apeejay Surrendra Group diversified into its tea business. Their original responsibility was to carry out population census, attend to labour complaints on housing and ensure safe potable water by constructing and inspecting concrete tube well plinth. They were also responsible for Sanitation and School and Hospital maintenance. During … Continue reading I am a Welfare Officer in Apeejay Tea and my role is critical to my tea estate.
By Nitin Warikoo In the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry, the one key factor that distinguishes one café from the other is the unique experience it offers to its customers. At Cha Bar – the brainchild of Ms Priti Paul, Director, Apeejay Surrendra Group – our aim has been to create a first-of-its-kind urban contemporary space which creates an experience that the customers will rejoice … Continue reading Creating unique customer experiences at Cha Bar
By Neeta Sreedharan As the third edition of Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize culminated at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 last week, the jury said, “The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has come of age!” The prestigious prize, instituted by Apeejay Surrendra Group’s nearly 100-year-old Oxford Bookstore in 2015 to recognize and encourage the extraordinary work of illustrators, designers and publishers across India, is held … Continue reading Celebrating Brilliance in Book Cover Design with Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize
By Laxmi Todiwan The goal and mission of Training and Development function in an organisation is to line up initiatives and activities to the overall organisational objectives. Most employees do have weaknesses in their workplace skills. A training program is thus needed to strengthen those skills. A development program on the other hand creates equity among employees. The purpose of training and development is to organise, facilitate and … Continue reading Training is more important internally than externally in today’s world
By Ramakrishn Ghosh Working at Apeejay has taught me many things. It is here that I realized that HR is not just a department or a function. It is a position of responsibility – towards the employees as well as the company. It is a process which binds all the departments of a company together and drives them towards the company’s business goals. It provides … Continue reading Why there is a bit of Apeejay in everything I have achieved so far as HR
By Captain Ranganathan Narasimhan The Welsh poet George Herbert had once said, “He that will learne to pray, let him goe to Sea”, implying how the ship and its crew are always at the mercy of the sea and its weather. APJ Uma Kismat, acquired in Hong Kong earlier this month, sent me into a flashback of my adventures as a part of the crew … Continue reading Driven by Quest for Knowledge and Sense of Enterprise: Adventures of Apeejay Shipping’s Captain as a Sea Farer
By Renu Kakkar I was born to a family, hailing from East Punjab, made refugee during the India-Pakistan Partition. They had escaped in near penury with just a broken skull of their youngest seven year old son Mulkh – my father – during the fateful days of Partition in 1947. Stunned by the unimaginable cruelty of neighbours and friends, my grandfather spurned repatriation to the … Continue reading Memories of Pain and Resilience – The Partition Museum observes the first Partition Remembrance Day supported by Apeejay Trust