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!

Why I cycled for Apeejay’s ISR® NGO partner on my weekend off and how my fitness keeps my finance work sharp

by Sudipto Dey Being part of Apeejay gives me time to pursue a full life out of office. Our decision to announce the working day falling between weekends and scheduled holidays as an off day was a major change which encouraged many employees to pre-plan family vacations well in advance and was as big a change as transitioning to a five-day work week some years back. … Continue reading Why I cycled for Apeejay’s ISR® NGO partner on my weekend off and how my fitness keeps my finance work sharp

How I contributed to Apeejay Tea Factory Star Awards that value service, drive quality and create a culture of performance

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

Freedom to Dream : My Journey from being a Tea Tribe Youth to a Management Trainee at Apeejay Tea

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