Welspun One kickstarts 110-acre warehousing project

 Welspun One Logistics Parks (WOLP) has signed a 900-CR MoU for their Bhiwandi project with Maharastra government. This will be 110 acre Grade A warehousing park facility with a leasable area of 3.2 MN SFT. Once ready, the project is expected to generate 2,700 job opportunities. With pre-construction planning and design already in place, the park is scheduled to become operational by Q4 of 2021. “We are very excited to announce our marquee project in Bhiwandi, which has an excellent demand-supply dynamics due to robust demand, limited supply and low…

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PUMA initiates experiential retail concept

Global sportswear brand PUMA  has entirely remodeled stores at Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and Pacific Mall, New Delhi. Spread over 4200 sq.ft. and 3800 sq.ft., respectively, it seamlessly combines technology, sports and experiential retail under one roof. This also marks the launch of the brand’s first PUMA SELECT shop-in-shops in India to range exclusive global designer collaborations. Speaking on the launch, Abhishek Ganguly, General Manager, PUMA India and Southeast Asia “In line with our efforts to continue to enhance customer experience, we are thrilled to launch two completely redesigned stores in India. With…

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NHAI to rank roads on 3 parameters

In its effort to improve the quality of roads, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to undertake performance assessment and ranking of the highways in the country. The assessment audit and ranking of the NHs is aimed to take corrective recourse, wherever needed, to improve the quality and provide higher level of service to highway commuters.  The assessment parameters are based on different international practices and studies for benchmarking highway performances in Indian context. The criteria for the assessment have been broadly categorised in three main heads: Highway…

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Innovation: Nano-coated filter for healthcare workers

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Researchers have developed a nano-coated filter media for healthcare workers treating COVID-19 Patients. This filter has applications not only in healthcare but also has defence applications and other places where air filtration of submicron particles is required. This nano-coated filter media has been fabricated by a nylon-based polymer coating on cellulose paper and was developed through the electrospinning process. The coating properties are optimized for efficient removal of sub-micron sized dust particles in the air. The nano-coated filter media is in the process of being…

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Snapdeal receives ISO 27001 certification for IT security

India’s leading value-focused ecommerce platform, Snapdeal has received ISO 27001 certificate for its IT security system. The certificate was issued pursuant to Snapdeal’s implementation of a coherent and comprehensive suite of information security covering all the 114 controls of the ISO standard across all functions including marketing, customer experience, technology, human resources, and supply chain management. The company has an Information Security Management System (ISMS) for protection against unauthorized access. The processes and guidelines under the ISMS are designed to ensure an effective and business sensitive security system, with a view to minimize…

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