Me, Mr Jit Paul and my 25 years of service to Park Mansions and Apeejay

By Narayan Das Chowdhury Standing in Park Mansions, a week after Mrs Shirin Paul gave me a Long Service Award, with authors, literary giants and guests from Kolkata, India and abroad, I felt really proud of how Apeejay was using our heritage building to make Park Street the cultural hub of Kolkata. Perhaps it was the first time that the lawn hidden away from bustling … Continue reading Me, Mr Jit Paul and my 25 years of service to Park Mansions and Apeejay

Why a Bookstore creating a Literature Festival is as Special as it is unique!

by Maina Bhagat As we prepare to celebrate the 10th year of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, (Jan 18- 20th ) and herald the upcoming centenary  of India’s much loved Oxford Bookstore Park Street, I sit here in my office at the Oxford Bookstore contemplating the journey, which is, indeed, the destination. I believe , as the Spanish novelist Jorge Carrion enunciated beautifully,  Every bookshop … Continue reading Why a Bookstore creating a Literature Festival is as Special as it is unique!

How, as Apeejay’s project manager, I have built, restored and maintained our Group’s Real Estate assets

By Bibhas Sanyal I have been building from day one of my journey in Apeejay! First day at work in 2004, I had been handed over a target – a very special project – The Banyan Tree Apartments –  completion. So it was hands on training from day one of my journey so far in the Group. Then I went on to complete the Apeejay … Continue reading How, as Apeejay’s project manager, I have built, restored and maintained our Group’s Real Estate assets

Apeejay Surrendra Group: Digging Deeper with Money Control

Tune in to Moneycontrol’s podcast “Digging Deeper”, which is a series on family businesses in India, to listen to the fascinating journey of Apeejay Surrendra Group, tracing the evolution of the Group borne out of a patriotic fervour in 1910 to employing over 43,000 people in multiple operations in tea plantations and tea brands, fast-moving consumer goods, shipping, boutique hotels, real estate , bookstores and … Continue reading Apeejay Surrendra Group: Digging Deeper with Money Control