MV Ravi Someswarudu has taken over as chief executive officer (CEO) of GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, engaged in the city gas distribution business. Prior to this assignment, he was serving as executive director & officer-in-charge of the Petrochemical Project at GAIL, Pata. He has taken over the charge from AK Jana, who is now the managing director of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL).
ISS launches workplace virus-disinfection service
Global workplace experience and facility management company ISS has launched Pure Space - a new disinfection and hygiene solution. It offers disinfection, cleaning of workplaces by focusing on hygiene and well-being of employees and validation of the outcome of the disinfection process. The product works by analysing all traffic and touch-points, identifying high-touch surfaces and tailoring the hygiene plan as per the environment.
D’Decor, HeiQ in pact for anti-viral fabrics
D’Decor Home Fabrics has partnered with Swiss textile innovator HeiQ to help its customers live safe with anti-viral and air-purifying range of products living up to the philosophy of safe and beautiful home spaces. The company has launched ViroGuard and AeroFresh. The fabric treated with this technology helps in 99.99% reduction of virus.
Aditya Birla Sun Life unveils Child’s Future Assured Plan
Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance has launched Child's Future Assured Plan. It aims at assured returns combined with protection to financially secure a child's future milestones. The plan offers guaranteed returns and is a non-linked non-participating life insurance plan. It has an in-built waiver of premium element that ensures the policy continues in case anything unfortunate happens to the life insured.
Hyundai launches Venue with iMT Technology
Hyundai has announced India debut of intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) on Venue. The technology offers the convenience of two-pedal clutch-less technology combined with fun-to-drive elements of a manual transmission.
BBMB surpasses power generation target
BBMB has surpassed its energy generation target fixed by the Central Electricity Authority for the first quarter of financial year 2020-21 ending June, 2020 by 131%. BBMB's power houses generated 3,326 million units of energy against target of 2,543 million units.
Sonalika Tractors records 55% growth in June
Sonalika Tractors has recorded domestic sales of 13,691 units, registering a 55% growth against the industry growth of 23%. With overall sale of 15,200 tractors, Sonalika has recorded a market share of 15.4% in June.
CGR-making facility launched in Punjab
International Zinc Association in collaboration with Madhav KRG Group has launched continuous galvanised rebar (CGR) manufacturing facility near Gobindgarh in Punjab. CGR is a value- added rebar used for higher life and low maintenance of infrastructure to provide significant cost savings as compared to other corrosion-resistant rebar systems.
New Holland Agriculture completes 125 years
Agricultural and farm machinery maker New Holland Agriculture has completed 125 years of its establishment. “With around 2,000 dealers and 5,000 touch points across the world, the company is always close at hand for all farmers, ready to provide the broadest products”, said Carlo Lambro, brand president, New Holland Agriculture.
Fortis, Aryans hold webinar on stress management
Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, and Fortis Hospital, Mohali, recently organised a webinar on stress management during the time of Covid pandemic. Anchal Sharma, counselling psychologist, interacted with students. Dr Anshu Kataria, chairman, Aryans Group, presided over the webinar. She advised students about healthy ways to cope with stress, including exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy diet among others.
NFL records all-time high fertiliser sales in Q1
NFL has achieved the highest-ever fertiliser sale of 12.85 lakh MT in the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year. This is around 21.5% higher than 10.57 LMT achieved in the first quarter of 2019-20. Besides urea sale, P&K fertilisers also recorded a growth of 13% during the quarter.
Reliance Jio strengthens subscriber base in Punjab
Reliance Jio has added around 2.5 lakh subscribers in Punjab in February alone, as per latest TRAI data. With this, Jio has a customer base of 1.37 crore subscribers in the state. According to the company, Jio’s robust 4G network carries more than two-thirds of the total data traffic in the state.
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