Inspired at Apeejay, a Group employee starts solar power production at home

By Renu Kakkar In the last 370 days, I have offset 2.13 tons of carbon, which is the equivalent of 55 trees and driving a car around for 2,25,000 km. If combating climate change was an Xbox game, consider it lost. This game can only be won by having one’s own skin in the game. If none of us has skin in this game, it is … Continue reading Inspired at Apeejay, a Group employee starts solar power production at home

Driven by Quest for Knowledge and Sense of Enterprise: Adventures of Apeejay Shipping’s Captain as a Sea Farer

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

Working for ‘third parent’ Oxford Bookstore to curate Kolkata’s First and India’s Only Literary Festival created by a Bookstore and India’s First Bangla Festival

By Aatreyee Ghosh My first introduction to the world of books was my grandmother who would take me to Oxford Bookstore every first Saturday of the month which would be followed by lunch at one of the restaurants in Park Street and then an evening pouring over the treasures accumulated throughout the day at the bookstore. So, coming back to work at nearly 100 year old … Continue reading Working for ‘third parent’ Oxford Bookstore to curate Kolkata’s First and India’s Only Literary Festival created by a Bookstore and India’s First Bangla Festival

Oxford Bookstore’s Century in Books

By Maina Bhagat As the much loved heritage Oxford Bookstore Kolkata inches its way towards a “Century in Books”, I take a peek into its role in the life and times of this great city, and reminiscence randomly through the two decades of my close association with the legendary store. “You see, bookshops are dreams built of wood and paper. They are time travel and … Continue reading Oxford Bookstore’s Century in Books

Trying to bring Every Child in School at Apeejay Tea’s Budlabeta Tea Estate

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

An Apeejay Shipping executive whose day job is safety of ships and night job is safety of abandoned animals

By Projit Basu My connection with animals started when I was born. Both my grandmother and father were hospitalised at the time of my birth and my mother had to balance her time among the three of us. I was basically baby-sitted and taken care of by her pet, our little Pomeranian. She used to stay with me 24×7, keeping me in her protective custody. … Continue reading An Apeejay Shipping executive whose day job is safety of ships and night job is safety of abandoned animals