Vol. XXIII No.1 April - June, 2017

Opinion

Quaterly Newsletter of LNJ
Bhilwara Group

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Sudhir Sood

Copy Editor: U. Padma Latha

Editorial Board:

  • S.C. Garg
  • O. P. Ajmera
  • Raju Rustogi
  • Rakesh Mahajan
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Mohit Maheshwari
  • Jyoti Gupta

 

 

 

Contact Detail

Bhilwara Towers, A-12, Sector-1,
Noida-201301, (INDIA)

Tel.:+91-120-4390300

Email : padma.latha@lnjbhilwara.com

Website : www.lnjbhilwara.com

 

© 2016 LNJ Bhilwara Group. All Right Reserved.

Group Happenings

LNJ Denim, Participation in Denim Première Vision: An exciting edition focused on future

 

LNJ Denim participated in Denim Première Vision held in Paris, on April 26-27, 2017. The team presented its Denim AW -18/19 collection in the show. This exciting and inspiring edition focused on innovation and technology.   

Revolution, the theme of the April show, marked the arrival of a completely fresh look. This re-engineered event engaged closely with the market, industry and brands in terms of study, bringing together the community as a whole and in presenting the challenges to infuse the sector with renewed vitality for creating the denim of tomorrow.

 

Almost 84 exhibitors participated from 19 most influential countries. An experiential show and a new programme, it has been hailed for its quality and forward-looking vision by all the 84 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors.

LNJ Denim: Volleyball & Badminton Matches

Volleyball Match for staff members was organized at LNJ Nagar Colony on April 9, 2017. The match was played between Denim Devils vs. Fabric Fighters. All members were excited about the match and cheered both the teams enthusiastically. On April 22, 2017, a couple Badminton matches were also organized, which was enjoyed by all.

LNJ Denim: Sundarkand Sandhya

On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti on 11th  April,  2017, a Sundarkand Sandhya was organized at LNJ Nagar Colony, Mordi, Rajasthan. LNJ Denim and Fabric unit staff members were part of the celebrations. Staff members enjoyed the programme and light snacks were also served to the attendees.   

LNJ Denim: Movie Show at LNJ Nagar Colony

According to Walt Disney “Movies can and do have a tremendous influence in shaping young lives, in the realm of entertainment, towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.”

To ensure a fun-filled evening for all, a movie show (open theater) was organized on May 12, 2017. Staff and their family members from Denim and Fabric division were a part of this event. Light snacks were served to the people present.

LNJ Denim, BPD Expo

BPD Expo is one of the largest and a very popular textile fair in New York, USA. LNJ Denim participated in this show as an exhibitor and presented its new and an innovation range titled Denim AW -18/19 collection. There were 20 other exhibitors.

HEG Limited: Quality Circle Conventions (Mandideep & Tawa)

HR L&D organized HEG’s Second Internal Quality Circle Convention for the year 2016-17 on May 26, 2017. A total of eight teams participated in the event by showcasing their exemplary efforts in completing the projects undertaken though knowledge tests and case study presentations.

Shri D.K . Sinha, Ex-Addl GM, Business Excellence - NTPC, was judging the event. He applauded the efforts made by the teams for the various improvements brought from the last convention. Our COO, Shri Raju Rustogi was also present along with all the other senior officials to grace the occasion. He stressed on striving for the best quality standards and wished the teams good luck in their journey of continuous improvement.

A separate convention was organized for Tawa Teams, where 100% employee participation was recorded for four teams.

The QC teams were greatly appreciated for their exceptional problem solving skills and contribution towards quality initiatives.

HEG: Instant Recognition & Appreciation

In creating a high performance work place, recognition is a motivating factor that provides employees with increased job satisfaction and encouragement to perform  more effectively.

HR L&D started “Instant Reward Policy” in 2013. The criterion was exceptional work/special tasks performed by an employee or a team. This effort would be recognised and rewarded on the spot by the senior officials. This quarter (April-June 2017), a total of 35 rewards were disbursed in various activities covered under Quality, Productivity, Cost, and Delivery by plant teams.

HEG: National Fire Services Day Celebration

National Fire Services Day was celebrated on April 14, 2017 to create awareness amongst employees regarding the prevention and learning to extinguish various types of fires. 

Ringas: Excursion Tour

On May 7, 2017, Ladies Club of Ringas organized an excursion to Rani Sati Temple, Jhunjhunu and the ancient temple of Sakambari Mata at Udaipurwati (District Sikar). They worshipped at the temples and enjoyed the delicious food in the bhandara at the Rani Sati temple. Some cultural and social activities added to the fun and entertainment quotient of the day.

Lodha: Visit of the Governor of Punjab, Shri V P Singh Badnore

Shri V P Singh Badnore visited RSWM, Lodha (Banswara) on May 27, 2017. It was an honour for the entire RSWM Lodha Team who came to welcome our distinguished guest.  Shri Sanjay Sharma  and Shri Sukesh Sharma welcomed him with a garland and bouquet. The honourable guest had come to visit the plant and the places near Banswara. It was a pleasure to host and serve him, and make his stay a memorable  trip for two days. He visited Baneshwar Dham and Tripura Sundari Temple, and also met all the government officials in Banswara.. He met the senior  members of the Lodha team thereby infusing positivity in the team.

 



Lodha: Inspection by RSLDC

On  June 6, 2017, RSLDC District Head, Shri Girish Panchal and team members inspected RSWM Lodha Skill Development Centre. They met the AGM- HR

Shri  Aditya Kumar Sharma, Centre Head - Shri Vikram Singh Panwar and the Trainers Team. They saw the training classroom, computer lab and other facilities in the plant. After the inspection by the team, the Training Centre at Lodha Plant was approved.

 



HEG Limited: ISO 9001:2015 Certification

 

M/s. Bureau Veritas conducted a Recertification Audit for ISO 9001:2015 on June 15-16, 2017, at the Graphite Plant, Mandideep. The certificate was awarded for additional scope of Graphite specialities along with Graphite Electrodes, Nipples and Graphite Fines.

Lodha: SA 8000 Surveillance Audit

SA 8000 Surveillance Audit was done on May 29, 2017, by the BSI Auditor, Shri Sanjay Bharadwaj. Our Lodha Unit Management representative, Shri D.K. Sharma, Unit Coordinator, Shri Abhimanyu Singh Chundawat, conducted the audit successfully without any non-confirmative.



Bagalur: SA 8000 Group Re-certification Audit

The BSI team members headed by Smt. Ranju Sharma audited Bagalur Plant, Dist. Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, on May 22-23, 2017. During the audit,  all the relevant areas were assessed and no non-compliance was observed. However, some suggestions were made which were attended by the concerned team members.

Bagalur: H&M Retailers Visit

Ms. Cagdas Dodru, Environment Project Leader, H & M and their team visited officials at Bagalur Unit, on May 18, 2017, to understand the Spinning Mills Operations in India, especially in relation to RSWM. The team was impressed with the unit, appreciated the new product development section and efforts of the technical team.

Bagalur: Visit by Head, C&A Supply Chain

Head, C&A, Supply Chain, Ms Caren Jakubaschk along with Shri T C Vijay Kumar, Development Officer, C&A Supply Chain, visited the Bagalur Unit on May 26, 2017. They held business discussions, toured the factory and expressed satisfaction with the set up.  

Bagalur: Customer Visit

Mr Simon Hohmann from Remei AG, Switzerland visited Bagalur Unit on June 19 June, 2017. He was keen to understand the raw white yarn business of RSWM and how they work in the domestic market as well as about there export plans.  

Kanyakheri: Customer Visit

Shri Vinayak and Shri Santosh from M/s Soktas, visited the plants at Mandpam and Kanyakheri on June 3, 2017. They were accompanied by Shri Navdeep Gautam. They appreciated the plant and the efforts of the housekeeping staff.

Mandpam: Group NPD Meeting

NPD meeting was conducted on May 30-31, 2017 in RSWM Limited, 

Mandpam. NPD heads of all units of RSWM attended the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Shri S C Garg who shared that the approach of the team henceforth should be marketing oriented rather than sales oriented. A roadmap was defined   for the future strategy for all units in regards to product categories.

Valuable inputs from Shri Rajiv Jain (BH-YB), COO’s and other team members were received.

Kharigram: SA 8000:2014 Upgradation and Recertification Audit

For renewal and upgradation of SA 8000 certificate from 2008 version to 2014 version, a three-day audit was conducted by BSI from May 24-26, 2017. Smt. Ranju Sharma, Sr. Auditor from BSI conducted the audit and recommended the new version and upgradation. All HODs were present in the opening and closing meeting representing the management. This was a group activity for yarn business covering Kharigram, Lodha, Rishabhdev, Mordi (fabric) and Ringas. The same was concluded at Rishabhdev and no major non-compliance issues were raised. The management gave a vote of thanks for continuing the certificate.

Maral: Celebration of World Environment Day

June 5 was celebrated as the World Environment Day by Maral Overseas Ltd. with a commitment to nature to double the greenery in and around the plant within a couple of years. The theme was “Connecting People with Nature”. This theme implored us to go outdoors and appreciate nature's beauty and emphasised on the importance of living in harmony with nature. A pledge was taken to protect our planet Earth. Safety officer, Shri Rameshwar Jha, explained the importance of the day and mentioned about a few major environmental issues.

While addressing the employees, Shri Suresh Maheshwari, President, emphasised upon the need to save energy, use of public transportation and carpooling, avoiding the use of plastic, save the nature, etc. He appealed to all to plant more trees and make the surroundings green.

Shri Ashok Akade, Vice President (Tech) shared information about Global Environmental problems and its solutions.

To bring about an wareness in employess for the environment, numerous activities were organized like quiz competition, slogan writing, poster painting competition and distribution of cotton caps and carrying cloth or paper bags to avoid the use of plastic.

The campaign was managed and led by Shri Rajkumar Gite (GM-HR/ADM) with the cooperation of all HODs, staff members and associates. Approximately 350 new plants were planted on the occasion.     

Maral: Celebration of Fire Service Week

The Fire Service Week was observed nationwide under the guidance of the Fire Advisor, Ministry of Home Affairs, and Govt. of India. This was in remembrance of the lives lost in the devastating fire and the explosions that followed on April 14, 1944, at Victoria Dock, Bombay Port and also to prevent fire in all industries. To improve fire safety standards, FSW organised at Maral Sarovar Plant from April 14-20, 2017 created awareness about do's and dont's. During the week, various fire safety related videos were shown to the workers and fire drills were organised.

Maral Sarovar: No Tobacco Day

With an appeal to avoid tobacco, “World No Tobacco Day” was organized at Maral Sarovar Plant on May 31, 2017. Shop-floor events were conducted by showing photos of tobacco related diseases and talking about some real-life case studies with the workers to make them aware about the adverse and serious negative effects of consuming tobacco and the harm that it can cause to human body.

LNJ Bhilwara Group Schools - Science workshop

A two-day Science workshop was organised on April 7-8, 2017 in Delhi for Class XI-XII of LNJ Bhilwara Group schools. Six students, Uday Rathore, Hritik Jain,  Pavitra Sharma, Sourabh Tanwar, Prajwal Mishra and Sudeep Singh along with their science teacher, Shri Lokesh Patidar attended the workshop from Vivekanand Vidya Vihar. Enthusiastic participation of students and understanding of the multiple roles in the field of science helped them understand the importance of science in all the fields. The feedback of the students was positive and they said they were looking forward to many more such events.

VVV, Maral Sarovar- Summer Camp

A Summer Camp was organised for the students of Vivekanand Vidya Vihar, Maral Sarovar from April 20-30, 2017. Different activities like yoga, art and craft, music, dance, sports and spoken English sessions were organised. These activities helped identify and develop skills in students in co–curricular activities besides academics.

Maral Sarovar: Teacher’s Training Programme

A training programme for the teachers of Vivekanand Vidya Vihar, Maral Sarovar was organised on June 9, 2017. The resource person, Dr Ira Bapna, who is a renowned educationist, motivator and director of MRCPS, Indore, was the speaker at the workshop. Every year the school has been providing special training to the teachers to learn and imbibe new concepts of teaching methodologies. The theme of the workshop was “Leadership Skills and Success Mantra”. Teachers felt motivated and gave a positive feedback after the workshop.

 

Maral Sarovar: World Environment Day

Maral Ladies Club, Maral Sarovar, celebrated World Environment Day on June 5, 2017, at Sree Ram Mandir, Maral Sarovar. On this occasion, Maral Ladies Club, President, Smt Nirmala Maheshwari and other members planted saplings in the temple premises. They also shared their views with the gathering regarding creating awareness about the environment. 

Graphite School: NCC Camp Participation

Graphite School students was the first batch to attend the Junior Division Air Wing NCC camp, at SATI College, Vidisha. The camp was held between June 20,  2017 to June 28, 2017. School students were enlisted in Unit 2MP, AIR SQN, Bhopal.

During their stay in the camp, students were made aware of NCC's motto and learnt to be united and disciplined. There was a routine that everyone had to follow like morning drills and exercises. There were sessions on National Disaster Managmenet, AIDS, Career Counselling etc. They played games, attended firing, yoga and sports sessions organized by NCC.

On the concluding day, a cultural programme was held in which dance, drama and singing activities were performed by the cadets. Camp CO distributed prizes to the cadets. School student Master, Mr. Parivesh Vishwakarma received third prize in 2.2 Air Rifle Shooting competition.

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Sudhir Sood

Copy Editor: U. Padma Latha

Editorial Board:

  • S.C. Garg
  • O. P. Ajmera
  • Raju Rustogi
  • Rakesh Mahajan
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Mohit Maheshwari
  • Jyoti Gupta

 

 

 

Contact Detail

Bhilwara Towers, A-12, Sector-1,
Noida-201301, (INDIA)

Tel.:+91-120-4390300

Email : padma.latha@lnjbhilwara.com

Website : www.lnjbhilwara.com

 

© 2016 LNJ Bhilwara Group. All Right Reserved.