Canon India takes online photography master-classes
Canon India has expanded its digital masterclass series to regional markets and will be organising sessions in regional languages and introduced webinars on cinematography for filming and videography professionals. Speaking about the initiative, C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products and Imaging Communication Products highlighted that, “We adopted a strategic approach to go hyperlocal and conduct webinars in regional languages. With the second phase of the webinars, our focus is to reach out to the diverse range of consumers across regions.” The webinars would cover a wide range of topics such as photographers guide to creative lighting, lens understanding, and cinematic videos from EOS, cinematic videos from EOS, equipment selection guide for wildlife photography and many more.
Senco Gold and Diamonds donated to combat Covid-19
Senco Gold and Diamonds in collaboration with Indian Medical Association (IMA) donated PPE kits, surgical masks, gloves and sanitisers for the frontline workers of Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Dr. Shantanu Sen, President, IMA, Shaankar Sen, CMD, Senco Gold and Diamonds and Suvankar Sen, ED, Senco Gold and Diamonds handed over the items to the Honourable Mayor Firhad Hakim and Deputy Mayor Atin Ghosh.
Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Ltd. receives International Safety Award from British Safety Council
Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL) has been conferred with the prestigious ‘International Safety Award 2020 Merit’ by UK-based British Safety Council in the field of worker safety and health. JSHL is the only Indian manufacturing company in the steel and stainless steel industry that has been bestowed with this award among the global pool of 500+ companies from a spectrum of industries. Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless said, “Workers’ safety is a non-negotiable priority for the Company. If today, we are better prepared to face an unprecedented crisis like COVID-19 with aplomb, it's because we have hard-wired safe working practices in our DNA. Being the pioneer of stainless steel industry in India, we ensure our manufacturing facility is globally benchmarked with the highest safety standards.”
JSW Paints releases ‘Planet Home’ - a digital film
JSW Paints has released a new digital film titled Planet Home. The film reflects on the thoughtful actions taken by people during the lockdown and the impact those actions have had both in their homes and beyond their walls. In the aftermath of the national lockdown, JSW Paints’ focus on the humanity of people’s actions in their homes as well as around their communities, reminds viewers that thoughtful actions help make our world more beautiful. A. S. Sundaresan, Joint MD & CEO of JSW Paints said, “We wanted our audience to witness the impact of their actions, whether it be at home or in their communities, and how these actions also bring out the beauty in the environment around them. Our film ‘Planet Home’ shines a light on how our thoughtful action as a society has the ability to make our world better in the present as well as for the future.”
HPE deploys cloud-enabled COVID-19 test labs and OPD centres
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced it has completed deployment of four COVID-19 Test Labs and four Outpatient Department (OPD) Centres across the country to assist the Government of India and state governments in their efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Debjani Ghosh, President, NASSCOM said, “COVID-19 has thrown unprecedented challenges for the world and industries. Cloud-enabled HPE COVID-19 test labs and OPDs will enable authorities to refine their testing process and will significantly reduce the strain on existing healthcare facilities.” Som Satsangi, MD-India, HPE said, “As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge local communities across the world, we are responding with initiatives to support the communities where we live and work. The deployment of HPE COVID-19 Test Labs and OPD Centres will support the government’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to COVID-19.”
P.C. Chandra Jewellers reopened six of their showrooms
P.C. Chandra Jewellers has reopened six showrooms across Bengal and Tripura from early May, 2020. The company has restarted its operations in Bankura, Purulia, Durgapur (City Centre), Katwa, Balurghat, and Agartala. It is following stringent safety measures across all its reopened showrooms. The safety measures include mandatory use of thermal scanner, installation of washbasin at the entry point, compulsory use of hand sanitiser at entry and exit points, wearing mask and gloves and frequent showroom cleaning and sanitising. Uday Kumar Chandra, Managing Director, P.C. Chandra Jewellers, said, “Considering the uncertainty of the present situation in terms of health, economy, and and job security, the company would like to convey a sense of assurance and positivity to their employees and karigars.”