First comprehensive foot and ankle clinic at Apollo
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals launched Eastern India’s first and most advanced comprehensive Foot and Ankle Clinic in a hospital set-up, in presence of ATK players Edu Garcia, Roy Krishna and Pritam Kotal. Headed by Dr. Kushal Nag consultant orthopedic surgeon, the clinic would address all kinds of abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs such as diabetic foot, plantar fasciitis, flat feet and others. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Nag said, “A critical problem we see is diabetic foot leading to foot ulcers. For treating such patients with surgeries, having a set up in a tertiary care hospital is extremely important.”
iDestiny Howrah’s only Apple authorised reseller store
Apple opened its only Apple authorised outlet in Howrah recently. It was inaugurated by India’s rising tennis ace, Sumit Nagal. The store will feature a range of Apple products and will invite visitors to experience their true essence. “This is our first point of sale location for iDestiny and the first Apple authorised reseller in Howrah and Kolkata. Our focus is on customer experience which will be driven through availability, serviceability, reliability and affordability”, said Vijay Dugar, Director, iDestiny.
PPFAS MF for international investors
PPFAS Mutual Fund, sponsored by Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Private Limited, manages money using value investing principles. It has about 1.27 lakh investors and currently manages assets of around `2707.52 crore. Kolkata and Howrah together constitute around 2% of the Assets Under Management (AUM) as well as the unit holder base. Neil Parag Parikh, Chairman and CEO, PPFAS Mutual Fund in a press conference at Kolkata Press Club said, “Kolkata and Howrah have emerged as one of the fastest-growing markets for us and currently occupy a place among our top ten markets. We will continue partnering with like-minded distributors and partners.”
Oswaal Books Roundtable for school education
Minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Commis-sioner of School Education; Dr Saumitra Mohan, IAS and many experts on education joined the one-day deliberation at 7th Oswaal Books Roundtable on Future of School Education in West Bengal. Inaugurating Oswaal Books Roundtable on school education, Shukla said state’s children possess enormous potential, and have demonstrated incredible abilities to excel in diverse fields. West Bengal’s perennial quest for knowledge, excellence, and innovation coupled with its sustained emphasis on quality school education is making the state a new talent powerhouse of the world.
ŠKODA AUTO eyes tremendous growth
ŠKODA Auto India plans to increase the accessibility of the brand by doubling the dealer network across 50 new cities, over the next three years - from 63 retail sales outlets today, to 130 plus touch points by 2022. The company currently has a robust network of eight sales and service outlets across Eastern India and it intends to grow this network to an additional 14 facilities at seven locations by 2025. Zac Hollis, Director – Sales, Service, and Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Our focus on evolving Tier I markets like Kolkata is going to play an important role in our future plan as these markets are key growth drivers.”
N H & children carnival
Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, organised a special carnival for children. The carnival was followed by the Inauguration of Patient Waiting Area, in association with Manas Foundation in order to provide a comfort experience to the patients at the hospital. The interactive session witnessed the esteemed presence of Dr. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, Consultant Paediatric Cardiology, Dr. Debasis Das, Consultant Cardiac Surgery, Subhasis Bhattacharya, Facility Director from NH.