Seldom are business houses able to endure changing fortunes and the vagaries of time to script a 123-year-old legacy, as has the SVP Group. Founded by Seth Shri Vallabh Pittie in 1898, the group has traversed diverse businesses and multiple generations to pass on the baton to Vinod Pittie, the man currently at the helm of affairs, whom we have featured on our cover this issue. A leading manufacturer and exporter of cotton yarn and textiles, the group is on its way to fulfilling its vision of becoming a world leader in the manufacture of yarns, fabrics and garments.
With sustainable practices gaining momentum in view of the adverse effects of climate change, the solar energy solutions sector has seen a growth spurt in recent years. Among those to register high growth is Kolkata-based Vikram Solar which has emerged a leader in high efficiency photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing and as provider of comprehensive engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions. We bring you a Q&A with Gyanesh Chaudhary, the managing director of Vikram Solar, under whose leadership all this growth has been accomplished.
The Jaipur-based KGK Group counts among the biggest jewellery houses in the country, commanding a global presence with offices and operations spread across the world. A privately held conglomerate with multiple business verticals that include gemstone mining, diamond processing, jewellery manufacturing, jewellery retailing and distribution, much of the group’s growth is credited to vice chairman Sanjay Kothari, whom we have featured in this issue.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been an eyeopener for many about the importance of being financially secure. One of the ways of achieving financial security is by understanding the basics of money management, savings, investment, and so on, and Kredent InfoEdge—started by Vivek Bajaj, Vineet Patawari and Vinay Pagaria in Kolkata—helps do this through its entities Elearnmarkets and StockEdge.
With all this and more, we bring you yet another interesting issue of MARWAR.
Marwar is a community-based magazine with an emphasis on profiling the best and the brightest in the Marwari community. The magazine reaches the elite in India and abroad who want to read and discover the wonders of all things connected with the community. Thus, the subjects featured have to have the flavour of Marwar and Rajasthan—its culture, lifestyle and traditions. We highlight arts, crafts, music, dance and theatre as well as fashion and food that are connected to the region apart from immensely successful businessmen and businesswomen. In the past, luminaries like Laxmi Mittal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Indu Jain, Sanjiv Goenka and Rajashree Birla, to name a few, have graced our cover.