‘Impact of Covid-19, Reforms, poor governance on labour rights in India’ – Books released
Eminent Labour Economist and Professor, Human Resources Management Area at XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Dr. K.R. Shyam Sundar’s new book titled – ‘Impact of Covid-19, Reforms, poor governance on labour rights in India’ was released recently. The book was released by Professor D. Narasimha Reddy (Professor of Economics (Retired), University of Hyderabad). Dr. Sundar said, “My book is based on the fundamental premise that labour institutions and social dialogue are indispensable for promoting sound labour market and industrial relations policies especially during the crisis-ridden crucial time such as the one we are facing now.”
Jindal Stainless produces Liquid Oxygen
Jindal Stainless produces Liquid Oxygen at its stainless steel manufacturing facility in Hisar for industrial purposes. In wake of high oxygen demand from hospitals due to the second wave of pandemic, Jindal Stainless has been consistently supplying ~ 8 tonne/day Liquid Oxygen to all the nearby medical facilities in Haryana. They are supplying oxygen to Jindal Institute of Medical Sciences in Hisar, Maharaja Agrasen Medical College in Agroha, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences in Mullana, and balance available Oxygen is being supplied to cylinder re-fillers. Noting an acute shortage of oxygen in the Delhi-NCR region, Jindal Stainless recently began supplies to Medanta, Gurgaon, and Moolchand hospital in Delhi.
Reebok introduces the spring summer variant of the Liquifect 180
Reebok introduces the spring summer variant of the Liquifect 180, a high-performance running shoe with great cushioning, long-lasting comfort and lock in support from heel to toe. Reebok Master trainer, Amit Dahiya shares, “For a fulfilling running experience, one needs the right amount of cushioning and breathable shoes that can provide stability and heel support to not only enhance performance but also provide comfort through the right fit. Reebok Liquifect 180 comes with a right amount of cushioning and foot space to provide a slip-proof and long lasting running experience.”
Long term measures can nurture the sustainability of tea industry
A paper was submitted to the Honourable Finance Minister by the Tea Association of India. They focussed on the prime reasons for which the industry is undergoing acute financial stress for the last few years. They projected the scenario of ever increasing quantum of tea import, which has the potential of denting into the fortunes of domestic Industry. Issues like Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS), the remission of duties or taxes (Ro DTEP) were highlighted. The FM was positive to the association’s submission of being able to present detailed presentation in the coming days that would concentrate of identifying long term measures to nurture the sustainability of tea industry.
P. C. Chandra Jewellers unveiled their 55th showroom
P. C. Chandra Jewellers opened their brand new showroom in Jadavpur. Speaking at the launch Uday Chandra, MD of P C Chandra Jewellers said, “Considering the turmoil situation, as an inaugural offer we are presenting our patrons maximum value for their purchases, with maximum offers and discounts. We are committed to provide them a safe and unmatchable retail experience.”
Parambrata and Abir come together as Health OK brand ambassadors
‘Health OK’, (by Mankind Pharma) multivitamin and mineral tablets help to cope up with modern lifestyles problems, with its unique formulations. To intensify and aware people of the product, the brand has announced its association with Bengali actors Parambrata and Abir. Joy Chatterjee, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Mankind Pharma shares, “We are optimistic that we will be able to connect with every segment of the population, which will help us to create brand awareness for our product.”
Van Heusen launches new sub-brand ‘Denim Labs’
Van Heusen has announced the launch of its new sub-brand ‘Denim Labs’ and launched a campaign – ‘Move In The New Blue’ featuring Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez. They will offer an entire collection range including shirts, trousers, layering pieces like truckers, jackets and blazers for both men and women. Abhay Bahugune, Chief Operating Officer, Van Heusen said, “Denim Labs encapsulates the authenticity and heritage of Van Heusen with a contemporary and aesthetic personality. Our new brand is targeted at the country’s young professionals.”
Shree Cement revs up oxygen supply for Covid hospitals
Shree Cement is running its oxygen plants at 100% capacity to cater to the shortage of oxygen and steadily supplying oxygen cylinders to hospitals across India from its production units in Rajasthan, Karnataka, Bihar, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. The plants are also providing free oxygen refills at all its units. The CSR team of Shree Cement has been working with women in the villages to get masks stitched, thereby providing them with a source of income.