Presenting Sponsor: Parryware
Parryware, India’s leading brand for bathroom products, started its journey more than 60 years ago and has been since defining the styles of changing Indian bathrooms. From a humble start to the present manufacturing prowess across seven manufacturing units, Parryware has strategically focused on production across the country and is distributed through a vast network of retail partners, making the products available in every nook & corner of the country.
The brand boasts of a widerange of products which includes vitreous china sanitary ware, faucets & fittings, bathtubs, whirlpools, bathroom furniture, electronic flushing systems, plastic cisterns, seat & covers and kitchen sinks. These products are manufactured in our own factories, while some exclusive ranges are imported from other group premises or purchased from reputed suppliers. All of the products go through a stringent quality check protocol, thus meeting the highest standards. An acknowledgement for this is Parryware consistently being awarded the coveted titles of ‘Trusted Brand’ (received in the years of 2012, 2013 & 2014), ‘Super brand’ (in 2007) & ‘Powerbrand’ (in the year 2010-11) and endorsements from the leading International quality certification authorities.
True to its legacy, Parryware continues to progress from strength to strength and steer ahead as a provider of complete and contemporary bathroom solutions for India.
Powered By Sponsor: Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) was established on 15 February 1950. The PMC is in charge of the civic needs and infrastructure of the metropolis. Pune is divided into 15 municipal wards and about 76 electoral wards/prabhags.
Since 1950, the Pune Municipal Corporation is administrating the city and serving citizens. Pune Municipal Corporation has taken an initiative for implementing e-Governance. Success of e-governance depends on use of Information Technology in mobilization of Government resources and utilization of these scarce resources with an aim of providing a better service.
Pune Municipal Corporation stood second in the Smart Cities Challenge launched by Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India. Under Smart City Initiative, PMC is committed for making governance citizen-friendly and cost effective by delivering services electronically to ensure accountability and transparency, especially using mobiles to reduce cost of services and providing services to its stakeholders without having to go to municipal offices; and by facilitating e-groups to listen to citizens and obtain feedback and use online monitoring of programs and activities with the aid of cyber tour of worksites.
Powered By Sponsor: CREDAI-Pune Metro
CREDAI-Pune Metro which is vibrant and active has a successful journey of more than 34 years and is considered as a model for all the associations in the country. It has a strong membership of 456 plus members consisting of leading Promoters and Builders of Pune which accounts for about 70% of the construction activities in Pune. CREDAI- Kushal Pune provides training program for upgrading skills of the construction workers and has won several national and international awards. Training to the unskilled construction workers at site, through ‘KUSHAL’. More than 33,000 workers have been trained.
The Association is headed by the President, Six Vice Presidents, Hon. Secretary, Jt. Hon. Secretary, and Hon. Treasurer who are elected by the Members. In order to support the Office Bearers there is a Managing committee consisting of 14 members who are also elected by the Members. It has seventeen Expert Committees in the area of Taxation, Finance, Government Liasioning, City Greening, Labour Welfare, Environment and Energy, Exhibition and Website, Training etc.
CREDAI-Pune Metro closely works with Government and Semi- Government agencies and takes initiative in policy formation. CREDAI-Pune Metro discharges various Corporate Social Responsibilities.
Orient Electric: Associate Sponsor
Since its humble beginning in 1950s, Orient Electric has evolved with time to provide superior electrical lifestyle products by partnering modern consumers in every stage of their living. Orient Electric today is the largest manufacturer and exporter of fans from India with more than 60% share in exports and a dominating presence in more than 35 international markets. In the domestic market, it has penetration up to the small towns with a retail reach of 1 lakh retail outlets & has a strong service network covering 144 cities. Orient has also paved the way for pioneering developments in Home appliances, LED lighting and Switchgear. Orient is today the third largest manufacturer of LED lamps in India and is also the first Indian lighting brand to have been awarded BEE star rating for lamps.
Orient Electric is not just a brand leader for fans but also a thought leader in the segment. It gave the fan industry the revolutionary PSPO technology in the ‘90s. It is also the first player in the organised sector to bring BLDC technology in fans. It has recently introduced Aeroquiet ceiling fan, a fan which is “very silent & very powerful”. It is a breakthrough product which addresses the important though latent need of a noiseless fan. Orient has the largest range of fans to suit varied aesthetic preferences and usage environments.
Associate Sponsor: 99acres.com
99acres.com, part of the Info Edge (India) Ltd. Group, is India’s leading property portal. With over 9 million pageviews with 4 million unique visitors every month, 99acres provides comprehensive real estate solutions to the end user. Currently, we have a live base of over 5,000 builders, 25,000 brokers and 1.3 lakh owners who have listed over 8 lakh properties on 99acres, easily making it a preferred destination for real estate search in the country. A sizable portion of NRIs also frequents the site with 20% of the traffic consisting of NRI visitors.
Associate Sponsor: LIC Housing Finance
LIC Housing Finance Ltd (LIC HFL) is one of the largest companies in India incorporated in June 1989. Its extensive marketing network includes seven regional offices, 17 back offices and 233 marketing units covering more than 450 centres across India. To extend its marketing reach, the company has around 13,700 intermediaries to provide door step service to home loan aspirants. Its overseas include representative offices in Kuwait and Dubai, that mainly cater to NRIs in the GCC countries covering Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia
LIC HFL has over the years has emerged to deliver a new dimension of excellence in terms of enhanced market insight, better-operating efficiencies and nurturing deeper customer centricity. The Company has serviced more than 20 lakh customers since inception.
Outdoor Partner: Laqshya
Laqshya Media Group, a diversified media group having major presence in Out of Home media, Events, Activation and Digital Media. With a network of 25 offices in India and significant presence in UAE, Laqshya has been delivering marketing solutions for brands across regions and has emerged as one-stop destination for all the communication needs.
Knowledge Partner: PropEquity
PropEquity Intelligence envisions to be at the core of every real estate decision in India. The company is India’s Gold Standard for real estate intelligence today and provides data and analytical tools to a host of B2B clients ranging from P E funds to Developers, Equity Research to Banking and Finance, and from the Government to the construction Industry on a subscription basis and commands a market share of 90%.
At the heart of P E Analytics is the ownership and operation of PropEquity, which is India’s largest and most comprehensive residential and commercial online database of over 65,000 projects of more than 16,000 developers across 42 cities in India. This database is re-engineered through an application of proprietary schema, analytics and software to generate significant value in the form of customized analysis, business intelligence and directional insights that the customers use for informed decision making on a daily basis.
PropEquity has worked on an exclusive basis with the RBI and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation as their data validation and technology partner for building the country’s first Housing Start-Up Index that acts as a lead indicator for the country’s GDP growth.
The index was successfully launched in February 2014. The company is also endeavoring to work with the real estate regulator on the Real Estate Regulator Bill. The company works with Competition Commission of India on a regular basis.