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
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!
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
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 Dr. Sasmita Tripathy A little over a year old, our school is doggedly pursuing the intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and aesthetic development of each of our students, in a sprawling green lush land in Ghatikia, away from the pollution and noise of the city of Bhubaneswar . In the fast-paced, digital world, it is often felt that students are quite disconnected from one another, much … Continue reading A for academics ; B for behaviour ; C for caring – the ABCs of education at Apeejay School, Bhubaneswar
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