By Ramakrishn Ghosh I have just made my most critical hire. We now have a CEO at home. As I write this blog, the new appointee asks me her job description. “Chief Entertainment Officer”, I tell her, “Your job is to keep your grand mom happy & entertained”. Co-opting my tiny tot baby girl to work harder during the convalescence period of my mother’s serious … Continue reading Forging ahead with Year III of Apeejay Tea’s Rewards program. How we stay Solid, Inspired, and Committed in the New Normal
By Subrata Mukerji In my professional Journey of 45 + years in Music, FMCG and Real Estate, the last decade with Typhoo India under Apeejay Surrendra Group is the most eventful period of my career. To see Typhoo combat Covid 19 with great team work is a feat for me to watch. As I look back on the journey I embarked on Typhoo , I … Continue reading “Masks off” … Liven up, rejuvenate with a cup of Typhoo … while we “Shelter at Home” during Covid 19 !
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
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
I am the first Tea garden Assistant Manager in my family, just as I was the first B Com graduate from my village – Muttrapore! Continue reading How I, a tea tribe boy from Muttrapore, powered myself to become Assistant Manager of Apeejay Tea
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
By Manju Baruah When I joined Apeejay Tea as a trainee Welfare Officer in 2000, I was one of the six female Welfare Officers the company had hired in Assam in a big change they were introducing then to the Welfare Officers position in tea plantations. Who knew that I would become a garden manager in 18 years but here I am in Apeejay Tea’s … Continue reading How Apeejay Tea and Me “broke” the glass ceiling in the nearly 200 year old Assam Tea industry
By Kaushik Sengupta As I stepped out of the Manchester Airport on an assignment for our brand Typhoo Tea, my memories went back to the day I joined Apeejay Tea as a junior executive in the finance team way back in 1994. Since then, I have traversed nearly 25 years in the organization seeing it grow bit by bit to becoming the 3rd largest tea … Continue reading From a Junior Executive to GM Finance, how performance drew my growth chart at Apeejay
By Vikram Singh Khangarot Rare organizations treat employees as family members and Apeejay Surrendra Group is one of them. I have joined the tea company of the Apeejay Surrendra Group this year in the month of February after a selection interview before a panel and then a one on one interview with Group Chairman Mr. Karan Paul. I was very thrilled and eager to meet … Continue reading How I contributed to Apeejay Tea Factory Star Awards that value service, drive quality and create a culture of performance
By Raj Bagh I joined Apeejay Tea in November 2017 and have been posted at Borjuli Tea Estate. I was absorbed into the Management Trainee program of Apeejay Tea and have been away from home for the last nine months! I took a short 2-day break in-between and went back home to visit my parents. My relatives and neighbors came to see me and started … Continue reading Freedom to Dream : My Journey from being a Tea Tribe Youth to a Management Trainee at Apeejay Tea
By Manmohan Singh Bambrah Earlier this week, my team and I, put together an “Every Child in School” Campaign, an important objective of Apeejay Tea, at our estate. In my 21 years of working in tea industry, I have often seen social mobility as an impact of education and I have also seen the lack of awareness in many communities on the need for education. … Continue reading Trying to bring Every Child in School at Apeejay Tea’s Budlabeta Tea Estate
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 Razi Khan The job of a tea blender is creative, diverse and demanding. My journey in the tea industry began way back in 1999 at Williamson Magor & Company Limited in Dooars and Darjeeling, India, where I began learning about planting and manufacturing of certain tea types. After spending two years building my knowledge there, I relocated to Kolkata to join the second largest tea broker in … Continue reading The Romance in the Tea Tasting Room that creates Tea Blends and Recipes at Apeejay
Typhoo has recently been named National Champion for the UK in the European Business Awards, Europe’s largest business competition. Please vote for us on http://www.businessawardseurope.com/vote/detail-new/united-kingdom/21680. To know more, read on Continue reading Brewing Innovation at Typhoo since 1903