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Second-largest SSD Brand in India, EVM Launches its Flagship Portable SSD ‘EVM ENSAVE PRO’ Starting at Rs. 4,499

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  • Boasts a USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 interface, revolutionizing productivity by providing lightning-fast read/write speeds of up to 2,000 MB/s.
  • The latest generation storage device offers twice the speed, enabling users to transmit a 4GB film in approximately just two seconds.
  • Maximum capacity of up to 2TB offers ample storage for pro-grade content

EVM, a prominent consumer electronics brand in India, has unveiled its newest addition to the market – the Portable Solid-State Drive (SSD) EnSave Pro. This cutting-edge external storage device promises to deliver exceptional performance and convenience to users. With storage options reaching an impressive 2TB, this cutting-edge device boasts lightning-fast data transfer speeds and an abundance of storage capacity. It effortlessly combines the reliability and convenience that users demand, making it a top choice for all their storage needs.

Ensave Pro, with its super compact and sleek design, boasts an impressive array of features. One standout feature is its lightning-fast USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 interface, which offers users a significant boost in productivity. With read speeds of up to 2,000 MB/s, Ensave Pro ensures that tasks are completed swiftly and efficiently. Ensave Pro emerges as the ultimate choice for content creators, offering a worry-free experience that liberates valuable time for boundless creativity. Comes in three variants, 512GB, 1TB & 2TB.

In a landscape dominated by high-resolution content, Ensave Pro addresses the challenges professionals face in data management, large file transfers, and durability and performance issues. EVM supports contemporary multimedia creators by tackling data difficulties and delivering memory solutions that assist them in achieving their creative goals,” said Vishal Hundia, CEO EVM India. “The ultra-compact design ensures that the ENSAVE PRO seamlessly integrates into the dynamic work environments of modern professionals.”

Enhanced Efficiency for Tasks of Any Size – Say goodbye to frustrating delays. Whether working on extensive documents, video editing, or managing vast photo libraries, Ensave Pro’s high-speed capabilities ensure tasks are completed efficiently, allowing Indian professionals to concentrate on their work without interruptions.

Universal Compatibility for Effortless Connectivity – Catering to India’s diverse technology landscape, Ensave Pro effortlessly integrates with major operating systems, including Windows, MacOS, and Linux. The external SSD ensures hassle-free connectivity to laptops, desktops, smartphones, and more, offering Indian users a versatile storage solution that adapts to their tech preferences.

Seamless High-Speed Storage On-the-Go – Ensave Pro’s sleek and portable design enables professionals across India to carry high-speed storage wherever they go. From bustling offices to home workspaces and business travels, this external SSD ensures critical data is always within reach, providing an efficient and seamless storage solution.

 

Long-Term Peace of Mind with Ten-Year Lifetime Warranty – Demonstrating a commitment to the Indian market, EVM provides Ensave Pro with an included ten-year lifetime warranty, offering users prolonged peace of mind. This warranty underscores the product’s durability and reliability, assuring Indian professionals of a trusted high-speed storage solution for years to come.

Ideal Storage Companion for Travel and Adventure – Understanding India’s diverse landscapes and lifestyles, Ensave Pro’s compact design and durability make it an ideal storage companion for Indian travelers and adventurers. Resistant to shock and environmental factors, it is perfect for outdoor adventures like trekking, camping, and fieldwork.

Perfect for Gaming Events and Tournaments – Ensave Pro’s portability extends to the gaming community in India, providing quick access to game data. Gamers can effortlessly transport the SSD to gaming events and tournaments, ensuring a seamless and efficient gaming experience.

As a special offering, EVM includes a free premium Type-C to Type-C cable and a Type-C to USB adaptor with every ENSAVE PRO. This ensures that users have the necessary accessories for seamless and high-speed connectivity right out of the box.With a network of over 500 service centers, customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing that support is readily available. Additionally, EVM offers free pickup and drop services for after-sale support, ensuring a hassle-free experience for users.Now, available on Amazon starting from Rs. 4,499.

About EVM (Hundia Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd.)
EVM, incorporated in 2008, is one of India’s leading privately held company with strong presence in Consumer Durables, IT and Mobile Accessories. Envisioned 15 years ago, the company was started with a vision to improve the lives of people by giving them easy access to latest technology and smart value products. EVM is a ‘Made In India’ consumer electronic brand which focuses on consumer’s needs and provides value for money products. EVM brand already exists in the India market (B2B) and has a strong distribution channel across the country. The company has more than 500+ centers.

Modi Naturals Limited Commercialised the First Grain-Based Ethanol Distillery in Chhattisgarh

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New Delhi, Delhi, India

Modi Naturals Ltd. (MNL), through its wholly owned subsidiary Modi Biotech Private Limited (MBPL), is pleased to announce the inauguration of its state-of-the-art ethanol distillery in Raipur, Chhattisgarh Today. The prestigious inauguration ceremony was graced by the presence of Shri Anil Modi, CMD of the company, Shri Vijay Gupta, MD Beekay Engineering and Shri Sudhir Halwasiya, Shri Alok Garg, Mrs Aditi Modi, Mr Akshay Modi, Directors of MNL.The Ethanol Plant, an initiative of MNL’s subsidiary, MBPL, represents a significant stride towards a sustainable future. With a state-of-the-art distillery boasting a robust production capacity of 210 KLD (thousand litres per day) and a 5.5 MW cogeneration power plant, this facility is poised to profoundly impact the biofuel landscape. The facility is planned to operate at 130 KLD in the first phase, with a capex of Rs. 150 cr. with debt of Rs. 100 cr.

Commenting on the commercialisation of the plant, Mr. Akshay Modi, Managing Director of Modi Naturals Ltd., said, “The commissioning of our Ethanol Plant represents an important moment in India’s drive for sustainable biofuels. Modi Biotech is committed to influencing the nation’s energy future. Biofuel is certainly the key to India’s automotive sector. Our Ethanol facility demonstrates our commitment to sustainability, energy security, environmental responsibility, and increasing farm income simultaneously at the same time. Furthermore, it has enabled us to diversify our company portfolios and build a green-field unit with significant growth potential.”

The Central Government provided MBPL in-principle approval for ethanol production, emphasising its connection with the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme, which is led by India’s visionary Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. In tandem, an MOU with the Chhattisgarh government strengthens the commitment to this transformative project. Moreover, the industry tender period operates from November to October.

With the government’s constant backing and programmes like the EBP programme, the Indian biofuel sector is set for a rapid expansion. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), India will overtake the United States and Brazil as the world’s third-largest ethanol market by 2026. This dramatic growth highlights the critical significance of initiatives like MBPL’s Ethanol Plant in ensuring India’s energy security, lowering carbon emissions, and establishing a sustainable future.

Modi Biotech Private Limited (MBPL) and its parent firm, Modi Naturals Ltd., have a strong legacy of managing numerous enterprises and projects spanning four decades. To ensure the BioTech Plant’s smooth construction and commissioning, MBPL worked with industry specialists such as consultants, plant suppliers, and an experienced in-house staff.

About Modi Naturals Limited (MNL)

Modi Naturals Ltd. is one of India’s leading consumer goods companies operating in the wellness and foods category. MNL has created niche, premium and differentiated brands in highly competitive edible oils and healthy foods categories. During FY 2022-23, MNL recorded a turnover of INR 418 crores through its products sold in India through our portfolio of brands such as Oleev, Oleev Kitchen and PIPO foods. Our strong focus on quality, innovation, product differentiation and brand building has helped us stand out in a cluttered retail market, with Oleev becoming the No. 1 “Goodness of Olive Oil” brand in India, with a fully backward-integrated portfolio of products. Over the last decade, MNL has developed a pan-India distribution network across all channels of FMCG, including the upcoming Q-Commerce, serving our consumers through all modes of online and offline retail across the country. We are a very proud Indian company, manufacturing and marketing world-class food products in India.

The company is poised to grow exponentially in the next few years with its three verticals namely a) consumer goods vertical, b) bulk edible oil and feeds vertical and c) ethanol manufacturing vertical. In line with the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) program, Modi Naturals Limited has diversified into ethanol manufacturing, with a state-of-the art greenfield Ethanol Plant established in the state of Chhattisgarh under its wholly owned subsidiary Modi Biotech Pvt. Ltd.

Established in 1974 and headquartered in New Delhi, MNL is listed on the BSE. We operate 3 factories in India located at Pilibhit, Sonipat and Hyderabad with a fourth inaugurated in Chhattisgarh. The company has previously received awards for being the ‘Largest Processor of Rice Bran in India’ for several years.

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Cosmoprof India Brings Together Beauty Stakeholders under One Roof

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Key players and prestigious trend scouters are meeting at Cosmoprof India 2023 to discover new trends and anticipate the evolution of Indian industry

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: The highly anticipated launch of Cosmoprof India, one of the network’s event dedicated to the fast-growing Indian market, is finally underway. From 7 to 9 December 2023 in the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai suppliers, brands, retailers, distributors, and professionals can explore cutting-edge trends and product launches, engage in discussions on evolving consumer behaviours, and delve into the strategic significance of India as a key destination for beauty brands and suppliers.

Cosmoprof India unveils new launches from finished product brands specialized in Cosmetics & Toiletries, Beauty Salon & SPA, Natural & Organic, Nail & Accessories, and Hair Salon. Simultaneously, Cosmopack India showcases the most innovative and avant-garde solutions for the supply chain, from ingredients and raw materials to branded finished products, including machinery and equipment, from private label to contract manufacturing and packaging.

Cosmoprof India continues to demonstrate robust growth, aligning seamlessly with the economic expansion of the region. The 2023 edition registers impacting results, with an increase of up to 44% of exhibiting companiesOver 450 brands and exhibitors are showcasing their latest launches and novelties, coming from 19 countries and regions. The growing acknowledgement of the exhibition within the industry is evident in the significant influx of new exhibitors, marking a notable 28% increase compared to the previous year, as well as by the positive percentage of international brands (+49% compared to last year, with Korea, Italy, UK, and Taiwan being the most represented countries). Perfumery & Cosmetics, OEM, ODM and Private Label, and Primary Packaging are the product categories attracting the highest number of exhibitors.

The exhibition area has reached 12,000 sqm, too, making a substantial +34% growth compared to the last edition. This increase highlights the event’s growing influence and relevance in the industry. Cosmoprof India 2023 is attracting global attention, as represented by the presence of 5 country pavilions: Australia, Korea, Italy, Taiwan, and UK.At Cosmoprof India stakeholders can take advantage from networking with peers and new leads from all segments of the beauty industry, from the supply chain to finished product brands, thanks to unrivalled tools for match making. A dedicated buyer program facilitates attendance of approximately 130 key players from Nepal, Sri Lanka, and UAE, together with top buyers from India: they are all interested in the development of the local industry, as well as in new trends and consumers’ habits. Their collective interest lies in the development of the local industry, as well as staying abreast of new trends and consumer habits.

Cosmoprof India represents one of the destinations of the Cosmoprof network, together with Bologna, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Bangkok and, starting from 2024, Miami and Riyadh. The exhibition reflects all the elements which make Cosmoprof a global partner for business, at the same time adapting to the specific needs of the Indian market. Thanks to the constant contribution of the most prestigious trendsetters and worldwide leading companies and brands, Cosmoprof India is already highly recognized from beauty professionals all over the world,” states Mr Gianpiero Calzolari, President of BolognaFiere.

Business opportunities in the region are visible to all stakeholders. With a population of 1.486 billion people, India has become the most populous country as of June 2023 passing China. The growth of the middle and upper classes and a strong influence of international media are deeply influencing the local population. Beauty registers one of the highest growing rates, with personal care products, skincare and fragrances recording the highest increase.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets In India said, “As the Indian consumer landscape evolves, a decisive shift emerges, wherein consumers are more opinionated, aware, and focused. With Consumer Spending surging to $296 billion (INR 23.7 lakh crores), India is on track to become the world’s third-largest consumer market by 2027. The per capita gross income of Indian consumers too is anticipated to rise by 138% in real terms from 2021 to 2040, expanding their disposable income and creating ample opportunities for beauty brands to deepen their presence in the Indian market. Despite this potential, the pipeline is still limited, with only 17-18 million out of 100 million women actively engaging with beauty products, highlighting a significant runway for further market share growth.In this transformative period, COSMOPROF India stands out as a pivotal partnering platform, reshaping the Indian cosmetics industry through collaboration, innovation, and a dedicated commitment to meeting the dynamic preferences of today’s consumers”.

Emphasizing a notable shift in the dynamics of the beauty and cosmetics industry, Sanjiv Sharma, CEO, Grey Trendy Professionals Pvt Ltd, said, “India has transitioned from a consumer to a leader in the beauty and cosmetics industry. The world now looks to India as a pioneer, and the next two decades will see the global market seeking to learn and acquire our best products. This optimism is fuelled by the rapidly expanding men’s grooming market in India, which is currently at 900 million USD expected to reach USD 1900 million by 2029. Grey Trendy Professionals Pvt Ltd. is capitalizing on this growth, aiming to expand its Men’s Barber Salon Chain brand, HMX BY HAIRMECHANIXX stores from its current five branches to 50 by 2024 and 100 by 2025. The company prioritizes standardized operation processes, reasonable pricing, and top-quality international products, contributing to its rapid success. Events like Cosmoprof India provide a platform to explore the potential of the Indian beauty market, underscoring India’s rise as a global hub for beauty products, attracting international attention, and setting new industry standards.”

SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROJECTS

In addition to an elegant exhibition offer, attendees of 2023 can experience new initiatives and inspiring projects to enrich their experience. A rich calendar of educational sessions is providing new suggestions and ideas for the industry. CosmoTalks is presenting round-table sessions focusing on macro-trends and insights on new consumers’ habits with the participation of global analysts, experts, iconic voices & thought leaders sharing their know-how and expertise. CosmoForum is hosting sessions dedicated to regulations in the beauty industry and market analysis. Live demos and performances are defining the atmosphere of Cosmo Onstage, the area dedicated to the professional channel.

Cosmoprof India 2023 is thrilled to welcome some of the most prominent beauty influencers, adding their star power to the event. These influencers not only set trends but also act as advocates for innovative and trendsetting products from exhibiting companies. They share recommendations and favourite picks with their extensive global community of beauty enthusiasts.

To reward the excellence and innovation of stakeholders in the beauty business in India, the Cosmoprof and Cosmopack India Awards, in exclusive partnership with the global agency BEAUTYSTREAMS, are celebrating excellence and innovation among 2023 exhibitors. A prestigious jury of highly recognised experts and opinion leaders have analysed the proposals from the 20 finalists, and winners are being announced on 7th December during a gala event at Sofitel Hotel. This prestigious occasion will be graced by the exclusive presence of the renowned designer Vikram Phadnis, who will unveil his latest collection. A Special thanks to our  Runway by Cosmoprof India sponsors: ITA-Italian Trade Agency (Platinum Sponsor), Beauty Garage (Runway Sponsor), Streamline (Technical Sponsor).

For the 1st time ever, winners in India will have the exclusive opportunity to showcase their products to the biggest beauty international community gathering at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024, next March, being part of a dedicated installation.

Not-to-be missed either is the World Massage Meeting, held for the 1st time in India. It is organised in partnership with European Massage Association and Cidesco International, with an emotional and cultural journey from traditional Ayurveda massage to modern techniques.

For further information, www.cosmoprofindia.com

 

अमेरिका में आयोजित विश्व रोबोटिक प्रतियोगिता में आरएफएल अकादमी अहमदाबाद की टीम ने तीसरा स्थान प्राप्त किया

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टीम मरीन बोट्स ने 77 देशों की 82 टीमों को हराकर अमेरिका में प्रतिष्ठित कांस्य पदक जीता। अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर शहर का नाम रोशन किया

अहमदाबाद: आरएफएल अकादमी के आरोन टर्नर, हितार्थ सवला और वत्सल गांधी की टीम,  टीम मरीन बोट्स ने अमेरिका के पनामा में आयोजित प्रतिष्ठित वर्ल्ड रोबोट ओलंपियाड (डब्ल्यूआरओ) इंटरनेशनल चैप्टर में 77 देशों की 82 टीमों को हराकर  कांस्य पदक जीता। अहमदाबाद की टीम ने प्रतिभा और नवीनता का उत्कृष्ट प्रदर्शन करते हुए, आरएफएल अकादमी ने अविश्वसनीय काम किया है और अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर एक अमिट छाप छोड़कर अहमदाबाद शहर का नाम विश्वभरमें रोशन किया है।

वर्ल्ड रोबोट ओलंपियाड (डब्ल्यूआरओ) अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर एक प्रसिद्ध वैश्विक रोबोटिक्स प्रतियोगिता है। दुनिया भर के युवाओं के साथ साझेदारी में एक टीम के रूप में कार्य करता है। टीम मरीन बोट्स की उपलब्धि रोबोटिक्स शिक्षा के समग्र दृष्टिकोण के माध्यम से आरएफएल अकादमी के समर्पण और विशेषज्ञता को प्रदर्शित करती है। आरएफएल अकादमी के अनुभवी सलाहकारों द्वारा आरोन टर्नर, हितार्थ सावला और वत्सल गांधी की टीम वर्क रोबोटिक्स अवधारणाओं और समस्या निवारण कौशल की गहरी समझ को प्रदर्शित करती है।

आरएफएल अकादमी के संस्थापक, श्री अश्विन शाह ने टीमों की उपलब्धियों पर गर्व व्यक्त करते हुवे बतायाकी “हम एमआरओ इंटरनेशनल चैप्टर में टीम मरीन बोट की सफलता से खुश हैं। यह न केवल हमारे छात्रों की प्रतिभा का उदाहरण है बल्कि हमारे मिशन को भी मजबूत करता है।” उन्हें भविष्य के लिए आवश्यक कौशल और ज्ञान के साथ सशक्त बनाएं। इन उल्लेखनीय उपलब्धियों के लिए टीम मरीन बोट्स और पूरे आरएफएल अकादमी समुदाय को बधाई। व्यावहारिक अनुप्रयोग, वास्तविक दुनिया की परियोजनाओं और एसटीईएम शिक्षा के लिए जुनून को बढ़ावा देने पर अकादमी के फोकस ने असाधारण परिणामकी उपलब्धि हासिल की है।

आरएफएल अकादमी के बारे में:  आरएफएल अकादमी युवा शिक्षार्थियों को व्यापक एसटीईएम शिक्षा प्रदान करने के लिए प्रतिबद्ध एक अग्रणी संस्थान है। व्यावहारिक शिक्षा, नवीन पाठ्यक्रम और अनुभवी गुरुओं के माध्यम से, अकादमी छात्रों को तेजी से विकसित हो रहे क्षेत्र में सफलता के लिए आवश्यक कौशल और ज्ञान प्रदान करती है। व्यावहारिक अनुप्रयोग और वास्तविक दुनिया की परियोजनाओं पर ध्यान केंद्रित करके, आरएफएल अकादमी युवा नवप्रवर्तकों के भविष्य को आकार दे रही है।

 


Genesis Foundation and Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Palwal Unite to Address the Alarming Gap in Treating Congenital Heart Defects in Children

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Delhi, India

Genesis Foundation one of the leading NGOs that supports the treatment of underprivileged children born with congenital heart defects is pleased to announce a pivotal partnership with Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Palwal. Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital is one of the largest hospitals dedicated to providing free congenital heart defect treatment to children. This collaboration between the largest NGO and largest hospital working in this area aims to bridge the gap in access to life-saving treatment for underprivileged children born with a heart defect, making healthcare accessible to all.

Congenital heart Defects are one of the leading birth defects affecting more that 200,000 children in India. Tragically, only 25% of these children currently receive the essential treatment they require. The staggering statistics paint a grim picture highlighting the urgent need for collective action and innovative solutions.

With improvements in medical care, most congenital heart defects can be treated and these children can live near normal lives. Timely diagnosis and treatment are critical, however. A large percentage of the facilities equipped to offer pediatric cardiac care are located in the private sector making the cost of treatment unaffordable for a large percentage of the families. A few Government hospitals and charitable hospitals like Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani provide completely free cardiac care interventions but the large number of children waiting for treatment puts tremendous pressure on these facilities.
The partnership is a remarkable initiative that will change the lives of countless children and their families. Sri Sathya Sai Hospital Palwal receives a large number of cases from the remotest parts of the country. Under the partnership, Genesis Foundation will financially support a few children each month to ensure they receive the crucial medical care they require. This will not only help alleviate the backlog of children waiting for treatment but also guarantee that children in urgent need of treatment can access it promptly. The collaboration underscores the shared commitment of both organizations to ensuring that no child is left without access to critical care.

Simran Sagar, Operations Director Genesis Foundation added, “We are excited to work with Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals, Palwal in this noble endeavour. With the large number of children waiting to access a treatment in India, a collaborative approach is needed to reach every child, especially the ones living in remote parts of the country where access to pediatric cardiac care facilities continues to be limited. We certain that with our joint efforts many more young lives can be transformed.”
Mr. Gaurav Bhardwaj, Trust Officer at Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital Palwal said, “We believe in Healing Hearts, and Serving the Unserved. We offer life-saving cardiac surgeries Totally Free of Cost. We look forward to a collaborative model where we can welcome more partners to join us in the mission to reduce the National burden of this life-threatening Disease. We envision a collaborative model, uniting hands with partners like Genesis Foundation, to alleviate the national burden of this life-threatening disease. Together, we breathe life into compassion and usher in a healthier, heart-strong tomorrow for all.”

75 Years of Thriving in the Market and Pioneering Metaverse Innovations

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Transitioning from Calculated ROI to Metaverse Expertise – A Heritage of Outstanding Achievement

In the ever-changing landscape of advertising, where agencies rise and fall, R.C. Advertising Co. stands out for not only enduring but excelling for 75 years. This incredible journey, spanning almost eight decades and four generations, signifies not just survival but also leadership in the market and ongoing innovation.

Throughout the annals of Indian advertising history, there emerged luminaries who pioneered novel approaches in communication mediums. These trailblazers not only embraced the potential of radio waves but also leveraged television’s visual prowess to curate captivating promotional endeavors.

When the digital era burgeoned, R.C. Advertising Co. boldly delved into uncharted territories, venturing into digital advertising realms like IPTV and OTT platforms. Their pioneering efforts yielded remarkable outcomes that astounded competitors, solidifying their foothold in the evolving landscape.

Amidst the convergence of reality and virtuality in today’s world, R.C. Advertising Co. has warmly embraced the Metaverse. Seamlessly carving a niche in this burgeoning domain, they harness its limitless potential to forge unprecedented connections between brands and their audiences.

Over its evolutionary journey, R.C. Advertising Co. hasn’t merely grown; it has thrived. Under the stewardship of Directors Mr. Dakshesh Shah and the late Mr. Shailesh Shah, the agency has garnered an impeccable and coveted reputation. Their unwavering commitment to delivering excellence has garnered the trust and allegiance of a global clientele.

The illustrious legacy of R.C. Advertising Co. now rests in the capable hands of the next generation, as Vishal Shah and Niraj Shah continue to uphold the agency’s tradition of brilliance and innovative strides.

As R.C. Advertising Co. celebrates its 75th milestone, it proudly boasts a portfolio of gratified clients spanning the globe. Its journey from 1948 till today stands as a testament not only to enduring success but also to the ability to evolve and lead in an ever-evolving industry.

In an industry where adaptability is the linchpin of survival, R.C. Advertising Co. hasn’t just survived; it has thrived. Its transformation from traditional print advertising to embracing the Metaverse exemplifies a steadfast dedication to excellence, innovation, and adaptability, paving the way for 75 years of unparalleled success. Here’s to another 75 years of advertising brilliance from R.C. Advertising Co.

MAAC Introduced a First-of-its-kind, Gaming Tournament Titled, “MAAC Gaming League” (MGL)

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Over 20,000 registrations received 1400 teams, 250+ Matches, 60 days of Intense Gaming & Entertainment to win the crowning glory as the Ultimate Gaming Entertainer

 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

MAAC, a premiere institute and a pioneer in the high-end Game Design, 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Design training partnered with TWOB for a first-of-its-kind Gaming Tournament titled, “MAAC Gaming League” (MGL). The game played in the tournament was Free Fire by Garena.

MAAC Gaming League (MGL) powered by MAAC is a two-month long league full of excitement, suspense, fun and intense esports battle inviting over 20,000 registrations. The format of the show was divided into the following stages: Undergod Event, Showdown Event and Grand Finale. Undergod event saw the shortlisted players from the registered pool playing the game. Following the first round, was a Showdown event where 24 Free Fire professional teams played for a prize pool of 2 lacs. The gameplay was livestreamed on MAAC YouTube channel for a period of 15 days garnering a viewership of over 7,12,000 on MAAC India YouTube Channel.

YouTube Linkwww.youtube.com/watch?v=4RmbZkD3TCc

What follows now is the Main Event/ Grand Finale with top 12 creators representing each region as captains of respective student teams helping the contestants win the title of the ‘Ultimate Gaming Entertainer’. The professional Free Fire players too, will participate in the Grand Finale to clash with the winners of the Undergod Event. The Grand Finale will have Undergod teams mentored by Top Creators clash against the professional teams to win the title of ‘Ultimate Gaming Entertainer’. The winning team would be rewarded with the prize money of Rs. 2,00,000. The total prize pool for the tournament was Rs. 4,50,000.

MAAC, a premiere training institute in the high-end Game Design, 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Design, launched MAAC Gaming League (MGL) considering the right fitment promoting gaming as a legit and viable career. The brand has been training and offering students, courses on high-end game designing. The Main Event/ Grand Finale is to be aired on MAAC YouTube channel from 21st September 2023, onwards.

According to the “Realizing AVGC- XR Sector Potential in India” report by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in 2022, the AVGC sector currently engages nearly 185,000 professionals directly and an additional 30,000 indirectly. In order to sustain its expansion, the industry is anticipated to necessitate approximately 2 million additional skilled workforces by 2030. The Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics (AVGC) sector has witnessed remarkable acceleration, underscoring the imperative for a nurturing ecosystem to propel its advancement across the nation. Further, the gaming industry is being seen as an important pillar of the economy. This upcoming sector could create lakhs of jobs in the country. India is expected to become one of the world’s leading markets in the gaming industry. Growing steadily for the last five years, it is expected to reach 3 times in value and reach USD 3.9 billion by 2025.

With the right kind of growth trajectory and the special focus of the government to promote the AVGC sector, MAAC foresaw an opportunity with MAAC Gaming League – to catch the right eyeballs in spreading awareness regarding enormous career opportunities present in the growing gaming industry.

Mr. Pravir Arora, Group Chief Marketing Officer, Aptech Limited said, “There is a considerable upward shift in demand for skilled professionals in across industries, more so in the gaming industry where skills are everything. The investments in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies have been steadily rising, especially in the gaming field, which has led to a growing need for advanced animation skills and the ability to adapt to real-time technologies. Presently, there is a dearth of skilled workforce due to many reasons like lack of awareness, and proper infrastructure. MAAC has the expertise, experience, and the right infrastructure to transform QUGs (qualified unemployed graduates) into SEPs (skilled employable professionals). In fact, our internal industry connects, alliances and placements team are well equipped to assist trainees in securing top-notch job opportunities, in gaming.”

He continued, “The launch of MAAC Gaming League is our commitment to promoting careers in game design and providing a platform to showcase this passion to the world. This season has been filled with excitement, and we extend our congratulations to all the participants for being part of this ground-breaking gaming league, and we wish success to the ultimate winners in their gaming battles”.

MAAC Gaming League leveraged known influencers like sumit007 (YT – 2.06 Mn subscriber), arrow gaming (YT – 1.66 Mn), RockyRDX (YT – 1.3 Mn), Gaming with Shivang (YT – 1.84 Mn), Unicorn IB (YT – 372K), Gaming Kannadiga(YT – 243K), PVS Gaming (YT – 2.65 Mn) and many more for shout outs to the gaming tournament as well as create awareness regarding careers in gaming.

For more details log on to www.maacindia.com; watch the grand finale at www.youtube.com/@maacindia/streams

About MAAC

MAAC is India’s premier training institute for high-end Game Design, 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Design. Founded in 2001 and a major brand of Aptech Ltd, MAAC has trained over lakhs of students, worldwide. It has in total over 120+ centres in India and abroad with cutting-edge infrastructure in over 62+ cities.

MAAC offers industry relevant career courses on 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, Multimedia, Filmmaking, Broadcast, VR & AR. MAAC courses are thoughtfully designed to provide students thorough insights about the dynamics of the industry. It provides real-life training environment to students, backed by excellent faculty, world-class infrastructure, and the latest technical tools.

MAAC students are placed across all domains of the Media & Entertainment industry in India & overseas. With our job-ready courses, MAAC students are placed in leading production houses and studios such as Rockstar Games, MPC, Prime Focus, DNEG, Amazon, Redchillies VFX, Accenture, DQ Entertainment, Green Gold Animation, Technicolor, NDTV, IBN7, NY VFXwaala and Cosmos Maya amongst others.

Sarveshaa SB, MD, BHADRA Group Receives ‘Top CEO Award’ at ‘Global Investors Growth Summit’ in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

A fully integrated real estate company, BHADRA Group, announced that its Managing Director, Sarveshaa SB, has been recognised with the “Top CEO Award” at the ‘Global Investors Growth Summit’ organised by ‘Global CEO Association’ and held in Bengaluru recently. This recognition is a testament to BHADRA Group’s commitment to innovation, quality, and excellence in the real estate sector.

Mr. Sarveshaa SB, MD, BHADRA Group receiving the “Top CEO Award” at the ‘Global Investors Growth Summit’ held in Bengaluru recently

Speaking on the occasion, Sarveshaa SB, Managing Director, BHADRA Group, said, “We are deeply honoured and humbled to be recognised as one of Karnataka’s foremost CEOs. This exemplifies BHADRA Group’s unwavering dedication to innovation, quality, and excellence in the real estate industry. This honour recognises our team’s unrelenting pursuit of creating superior living spaces. Our commitment towards providing immense value to our customers gets further strengthened. With innovation and excellence as our guiding principles, we remain committed to our mission of providing unrivalled living spaces.”

Today, BHADRA Group stands out as one of the leading pioneers in the real estate and construction industries in Bengaluru because of its streamlined, process-driven operations that set the standard for excellence in the field. Since its inception, the company has been steadfast in its dedication to providing homebuyers with opulent living spaces that are known for their cutting-edge design, excellent construction quality, and timely delivery.

Being honoured at the ‘Global Investors Growth Summit, Bengaluru’ is more than a celebration of individual achievements; it functions as a platform for nurturing collaboration and dialogue that propels the development of Karnataka as an industrial hub. BHADRA Group’s acknowledgment at this esteemed ceremony solidifies its standing as a forerunner in Bengaluru’s real estate and construction sectors.

Study finds mental illness may have unusual evolutionary basis

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New Delhi, Oct 28: A new study has found that the common syndromes of severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, dementia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and addiction, may have an unusual evolutionary basis.

The constant prevalence of mental illness across the history of the human species suggests a Darwinian paradox. Despite causing significant disease, there seems little impact on selection for fitness. Genetic variation that predisposes to psychiatric disease is seen across all populations and is quite common. Previous selection, over evolution, may produce a bias towards certain kinds of variation that may cause disease later in life. These mechanisms may protect against inflammation or infection when young, only to predispose towards disease when one is older.

In the new study, researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, and Institute of Genomics at the University of Tartu, Estonia, explored these aspects through the genetic analysis of individuals from families who have multiple affected members, considering that the increased prevalence of illness in a particular family should point to even more extreme evidence of the risky alleles.

The study compared the genetic sequences of exomes (the regions that are translated into proteins) from individuals in 80 such families and compared them against African and South Asian populations. They also looked for evidence of Neanderthal genes in the sample, as the persistence of these ancient genomes in modern humans seems to correspond to some traits as well as the risk of disease.

“We observed evidence of selection in 74 genes, which were mainly involved in immunological and defense responses, including activation and regulation of interferon-gamma, cytokine and immune system, and different signaling pathways”, said Dr. Ajai K. Pathak, one of the lead authors of the study.

The study inferred that almost one-fourth, 20 out of the 74 putatively selected genes were implicated in the risks of illnesses such as schizophrenia, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease and general attributes such as intelligence and cognitive abilities.

“There was also evidence of Neanderthal genes, but their variation and distribution were much the same in the south Indian population and did not correlate with the risk of disease or demonstrated signs of adaptive selection” stated one of the senior authors of the paper, Dr. Mayukh Mondal.

Noting that the human population has expanded from 1 billion 200 years ago, to more than 6 billion now, and that over the same period human longevity has also increased three-fold, the scientists said that perhaps, in common with many other diseases like diabetes and hypertension that begin later in life, the risk of psychiatric disease was embedded in the biology and the nature and extent of genetic variation of our species.

Another lead author, Dr. Jayant Mahadevan, said that the study adds to the growing evidence that the risk of psychiatric disease may be linked to variations in the shared gene pool, which in turn depends on the evolutionary history of the species. (India Science Wire)

Hon. Dr. Bhagyashree Patil Honored with Shakti Award for Exemplary Contributions in Healthcare and Women’s Empowerment

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Pune, Maharashtra, India

Hon. Dr. Bhagyashree Patil was honored with the esteemed “Shakti Award in a spectacular ceremony at the Pune Police Commissioner’s Excellence Center. This recognition in the field of healthcare and medicine was presented to her by the Pune Police Commissioner, Retesh Kumaarr, and Chief Guest Hon. Ms. Anu Aga, ex MP and chairperson of Thermax. On the occasion of Navratri, 94.3 Fever FM Pune has taken the initiative to highlight the Extra Ordi-Naaris of Pune with the Shakti Award. The event also celebrated our brave Women Police Officers. In partnership with Pune Police, 94.3 Fever FM Pune felicitated these extraordinary women who stand as the protective shield of our society.

Hon. Dr.Bhagyashree Patil receiving the Shakti Award from the Pune Police Commissioner Mr.Retesh Kumaarr and Chief Guest Hon. Ms. Anu Aga, Ex MP and Chairperson of Thermax

Hon. Dr. (Mrs.) Bhagyashree Patil, a renowned educationist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the Pro-Chancellor of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University). She is also the visionary Founder Chairperson of Rise n’ Shine Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Under her astute leadership, The Yashoda Human Milk Bank has made significant strides in healthcare, establishing itself as a beacon of hope in mother and child care. Furthermore, her commendable work with the Rise N Shine Biotech Park and a myriad of initiatives focusing on women’s empowerment are a testament to her unwavering commitment. Noteworthy are her initiatives at D. Y. Patil Private Super Specialty Hospital, which include providing complimentary meals to patients and enhancing the hospital’s infrastructure, both of which underscore her holistic vision for healthcare.

Upon receiving the award, Hon. Dr. Bhagyashree Patil expressed, “I am humbled and honored to receive this recognition. My work, whether in medicine or empowerment, is a testament to the strength and potential of every woman. I believe in creating a society where every woman has the opportunity to shine and contribute positively. This award is not just for me but for every woman who dreams and works hard to make it a reality.”

The Yashoda Milk Bank stands as a pioneering initiative in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Area, marking itself as the first Human Milk Bank in a Private Medical College and the 12th in India. It is the only Human Milk Bank in India that operates round the clock, 24×7. The Yashoda – Advanced Milk Bank, Comprehensive Lactation Management, and Training & Research Centre, an initiative by D. Y. Patil Private Super Specialty Hospital, is dedicated to reducing infant mortality by ensuring the availability of safe and nutritious donor human milk. This center, with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, guarantees utmost comfort for mothers during the donation process and assures the highest standards for preserving the donated milk. It stands as the first holistic healthcare service of its kind in PCMC.

Rise n’ Shine Biotech Pvt. Ltd., established in 2004, stands as a pioneer in Plant Biotechnology. Situated in Theur, Pune, with its state-of-the-art laboratories, Hi-tech Green Houses and a dedicated team of experts, Rise n’ Shine has been at the forefront of advancements in Biotechnology, Floriculture and Horticulture. Central to Rise n’ Shine’s success is its unwavering commitment to globally training and empowering farmers. The company employs over 2000 women, empowering them through meaningful work and opportunities. This dedication to women’s empowerment is mirrored in their workforce, where a remarkable 80% are women. Infused with a deep-seated passion for flora and a core principle of women’s empowerment, Rise n’ Shine has cultivated an environment where aspirations are achieved and dreams come to fruition. Rise n’ Shine is not just a company but a cohesive family, united by mutual objectives and a shared vision of excellence.

The Shakti Award, which began in 2022, have consistently celebrated outstanding women in various sectors. Originating from a humble yet impactful initiative in 2021, where self-defense classes were organized across Pune for numerous women in collaboration with the Pune Police, it has grown in prominence. These classes were led by Taekwondo gold medalists and super cops, promoting safety and empowerment among women. Reflecting on the journey of the Shakti Award, it is evident that these honors are not just awards; they are a manifestation of merit, genuine effort and a commitment to excellence.

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