92.7 BIG FM, adjudged 'Best Radio Broadcaster of the Year' in 2011, 2012 and 2014, at the Golden Mikes, has, since the launch of its first station in September 2006, expanded phenomenally, launching its 45-station network in 18 months. Through its tagline of 'Suno Sunao, Life Banao!', BIG FM endeavours to use the power of radio to not only entertain listeners and positively influence their lives. Through distinctive content and innovative promotion, 92.7 BIG FM has established leadership in the FM space. With 7 of its stations going retro, inclusive of Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, 92.7 BIG FM is amongst the top radio stations in respective markets. Its presence spans 45 cities, 1000 towns, and 50,000 villages, and a weekly reach of over 4 crore Indians across the country.
Reliance Retail started its journey in 2006 with the opening of its first Reliance Fresh store. Today, it operates over 500 Reliance Fresh stores across 80 cities, selling over 200 metric tonnes of fruits and over 300 metric tonnes of vegetables every day. It is India’s leading neighbourhood retail chain, synonymous with freshness and savings. From fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, cereals, spices, processed food, beverages, to home and personal care products, Reliance Fresh caters to the whole gamut of grocery needs. Continuing Reliance’s hallowed tradition of backward integration, Reliance Retail directly partners with a large number of farmers and small vendors in a farm-to-fork model. Reliance Fresh has also consistently appeared in the list of ‘Most Trusted’ Service brands in India by Brand Equity and is ranked No. 2.
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that researches, develops and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. It has a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 87 manufacturing sites, and large research and development centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China. GSK’s Pharmaceuticals business consists of innovative, established medicines and holds leading positions in respiratory disease and HIV. The company’s Vaccines arm has a portfolio of 41 paediatric, adolescent, adult, other people and travel vaccines that offer protection against 22 different diseases. Its Consumer Healthcare business develops and markets products in Wellness, Oral Health, Nutrition and Skin Health. It includes best-selling brands like Sensodyne, Voltaren, Horlicks and Panadol.
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It has been providing safe, quality nutrition for more than 150 years. Nestlé has more than 2,000 brands, ranging from global icons to local favourites, and is present in 191 countries around the world. Nestlé’s portfolio covers almost every food and beverage category – offering products and services for all stages of life, every moment of the day, helping people care for themselves and their families. This includes baby food, bottled water, coffee, tea, breakfast cereals, ice cream, snacks, pet foods and more. Its well-known brands include Cerelac, KitKat, Nescafé, Maggi noodles, Maggi soups, Boost, Häagen-Dazs, Eclairs, Nestle Munch, Polo, among others. In 2016, Nestlé’s sales amounted to CHF* 89.5 billion. *Swiss Franc
PVR Nest is a pioneering endeavour in the Indian entertainment industry. It rehabilitates Children at Risk in the vicinity of PVR complexes while establishing cinema and art as a productive medium of education and living amongst the urban children. The PVR Group was the first cinema exhibition company to set up a sustained and focused social responsibility initiative by introducing PVR Nest (PVR Network for Enablement & Social Transformation) in 2006. PVR Nest believes in educating, empowering and building a collaborative society to assist India’s developmental goals. Its initiative – Childscapes – is an intervention to transform the lives of vulnerable children around PVR complexes through carefully planned educational, social and cultural activities. These are designed to engage and educate the children and equip them for the future.
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited, is India’s largest and the fastest-growing privately-owned hotel company. Headquartered in New Delhi, the company opened its first hotel there in 1988 under the dynamic leadership of Founder Chairman, Mr Lalit Suri, who spearheaded the Group’s unprecedented expansion plans. Rapid expansion and consolidation of its leadership position continues under the enterprising stewardship of Dr Jyotsna Suri, who took over as Chairperson & Managing Director in 2006. The company offers thirteen luxury hotels, with 3,600 rooms in twelve hotels in India and one in London. The list includes The LaLiT New Delhi, The LaLiT Mumbai, The LaLiT Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, The LaLiT London and others. The Group has also forayed into mid-segment hotels under the brand – ‘The Lalit Traveller’.
Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd is one of India's fastest-growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of Viacom Inc and Network18 Group, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching people on-air, online, on ground, in shop and through its cinema. With over 36+ channels broadcast in 80 countries, reaching out to 507 million viewers across age groups, Viacom18’s programming delivers the most informative, entertaining and engaging content in India. Its General Entertainment Channels entertain India in Hindi, English and regional languages. Other channels feature youth-oriented content, music and children’s entertainment. Viacom 18 also has a video-on-demand platform called Voot and the company’s movie business – Viacom18 Motion Pictures – produces a slate that appeals to film buffs across genres.
CNBC-AWAAZ started a campaign ‘Bhookh Se Azaadi’ as part of which they have partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The aim of the campaign is to build a nourished India by boosting the mid-day meal scheme introduced by the Government of India. As part of the scheme, the children studying in Government and Government-aided school are supplied with school lunch. It had been observed that the number of school enrolments and daily school attendance has gone up. The concentration level among the children also has gone up. Their academic performance has improved too. Partnering with the Government, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been ensuring that hygienic and nutritious cooked meal is delivered to children every school day. This helps the children focus on studies and dream of a bright future.
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