Vellore Institute of Technology’s (VIT) placements are common for all of its campuses at Vellore, Chennai, Andhra Pradesh and Bhopal. Despite the pandemic, 7,403 job offers were rolled out by 382 companies through virtual campus recruitments across VIT campuses in the country this year. As many as 4,503 students have received multiple offers. The results were announced by G Viswanathan, founder and chancellor of VIT.
BHEL extends support to MSMEs in manufacturing
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been spearheading the ‘Make in India’ movement with a special focus on contributing to the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Towards developing self-reliance in manufacturing, BHEL has taken the lead in reaching out to local industry, including MSME vendors as potential partners. As a step in this direction, the company is organising a series of interactive workshops, titled ‘BHEL Samvaad’, under the guidance of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI).
HUDCO inks agreement with MoHUA for setting key targets
HUDCO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) for setting key targets for the financial year 2020-21. The MoU was signed between Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, MoHUA, and Kamran Rizvi, chairman and managing director, HUDCO, in the presence of M. Nagaraj, Director (Corporate Planning) and D. Guhan, Director (Finance).
Orientbell Tiles expands footprint in Dwarka, Delhi
In a legacy that spans over four decades, Orientbell Tiles has extended its reach and its products are now also available at Hindustan Marbles, Dwarka, New Delhi. The addition of Hindustan Marbles in Orientbell Tiles’ network of 2500+ channel partners is one more step closer to make their tiles easily available.
LG unveils new range of ‘hot and cold’ air conditioners
LG India has further strengthened its position in the air solution space by launching its range of ‘hot and cold’ inverter ACs. The new air conditioners deliver comfortable air throughout summers, winters and monsoons. These are exceptionally powerful for both heating and cooling needs.
Dell introduces PowerProtect solution to recover data
Dell Technologies has introduced new EMC PowerProtect DP series integrated appliances and PowerProtect data manager software advancements to help customers protect, manage and recover data from traditional and modern applications across core data centres, edge locations and public clouds. The company said PowerProtect Cyber Recovery is the first data vaulting solution endorsed by Sheltered Harbor to enhance cyber resiliency in the financial sector.
Study on smartphones and their impact on relationship
Smartphone maker vivo has announced the findings of the second edition of the study titled ‘Smartphones and their impact on human relationships 2020’. It revealed that 66% of Indians believe their smartphone improves their quality of life. A shocking 70% feel if their smartphone usage continues to increase, it is likely to impact their mental/physical health. Additionally, 74% respondents said periodically switching off their mobile phone can help them spend more time with family.
Sonalika rolls out electric tractor at Rs5.99 lakh
Sonalika Tractors has launched India’s first field-ready electric tractor ‘Tiger Electric’. It is designed in Europe and developed in-house to deliver seamless power and emission-free and noiseless farming. It is powered by a IP67-compliant 25.5 kW natural cooling compact battery to ensure 1/4th running costs against diesel. It is priced at Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom).
ICICI Pru Life Insurance rolls out ‘Guaranteed Pension Plan’
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched ‘ICICI Pru Guaranteed Pension Plan’. It is a non-linked non-participating individual annuity product which provides customers with the flexibility to choose between immediate and deferred annuity.