YoungBuzz is India's first career guidance and development company in the organised sector. It is aimed at offering students an opportunity to experience various careers before making an informed choice. It helps them explore ways to convert their interests, aspirations, ambitions and passions into a distinct career possibility.
YoungBuzz extends an opportunity to Industries, Institutes and individuals to be our Partners in Progress, to further our collective mission of bridging the gap between career and counselling. To create nodes of exclusive, exhaustive and evolved knowledge for career aspirants across the nation.
We have had an overwhelming response to our war-cry and several top ranking Corporate Houses, Institutions and illustrious personalities have joined our quest for an informed tomorrow.
Our partners have pledged their support in our endeavour of furthering the Growth, Development and Choice process of the young. They have agreed to offer the following services:
Tours : Members of the YoungBuzz Centre will get a sneak peak in to the offices of some of the most renowned names in the industry.
Talks : Experts from within the industry will speak to the YoungBuzzers about their experiences, thereby offering insight in to the respective careers.
Internship : Members of the YoungBuzz Centre will have the opportunity to work as interns with these organisations.
It is indeed our honour to work hand-in-hand with some of the illustrious names in the industry.
Here’s the profile of some of our industry partners.
The RPG Group is one of the top five business houses in India with an annual turnover of over Rs 6500 crore. The group owns and manages businesses across a wide range of industries including Power, Tyre, Communications, Life Science, Retail, Financial Services and chemicals. It has in its stable established brands like CEAT Tyres, CESC, Spencers, Foodworld, Music World, HMV and Health & Glow.
RPG has more than 63,000 employees and a gross asset of Rs 8300 crore. It has leading companies in each of the industry sectors where it operates. For instance, in the power industry, it runs CESC Ltd., RPG Cable. In the Tyre industry, it has Ceat Tyres and Philips Carbon Black. In telecommunication, it has RPG Cellular and Sprint RPG. In retail it has Spencers. And the list goes on.
With its compounded annual growth rate over 25 per cent, the RPG group is all set to realise its vision of attaining undisputed leadership in their core sectors of operation and global leadership in at least one its businesses.
Camlin, a name synonymous with art materials and stationary in India, is the pioneer in this field since its inception in 1931.
Today Camlin has over 1000 products well accepted in the Indian market and abroad. The product range includes art materials, educational products, stationary and writing instruments, hobby products, etc. It even produces bulk drugs, pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals.
Camlin has a team of more than 1000 personnel employed all over India and a distribution network of more than 50,000 retailers. It has a fully equipped R&D laboratory for churning out innovative products.
Camlin has set its eyes on the global market and currently exports to the Asia Pacific region, Middle East, Europe and USA.
Birla Home Finance Ltd.
A company of the KK Birla group, Birla Home Finance Ltd., was set up as a joint venture with BHW of Germany, one of the largest housing finance companies in Europe, to fulfill the needs for organised housing in the urban and semi-urban areas. The company provides housing loans for purchase, construction, renovation, and extension. It aims to become a global company in retail home finance by the year 2002.
The company feels its most prized assets are its people. It plans to achieve its goal by leveraging the human capital and benchmarking its operations to international standards.
Grasim Industries Limited - White Cement Division
One of the flagship companies of the Aditya Birla group, the White Cement division of Grasim Industries Ltd., has the largest white cement plant in South East Asia. The plant employs a fully computerised, ultra modern manufacturing system at Kharia Khangar, Rajasthan. The white cement produced in this plant is one of the finest qualities produced in the world.
With an annual turnover of more than Rs 150 crore, the White Cement division is all set to become one of the best white cement companies in the world.
India Software Group
This is a part of the K.K.Birla group of companies, which includes large and consistently successful organisations. Being the new kid in the stable of K.K. Birla group (group turnover is close to US $ 1 billion), ISG enjoys an enviable support from its parent.
ISG offers both on-site and off-shore software development, system integration and support services in cutting edge information technologies.
ISG has a pool of talented and highly skilled people working for them. Some of its technology partners include global majors like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAS, Plexus, Lotus and Middas Kapiti.
With a state-of-the-art 30,000 sq. ft. off-shore development centre in Chennai and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, London, Singapore, Washington and Abu Dhabi, ISG is set to become one of the best IT companies of the world.
Jollyboard is India's largest fibreboard manufacturer. The company produces a wide range of hard boards and soft boards that strive to meet India's industrial and domestic requirements. It exports 50 per cent of its soft board production.
The comprehensive product range manufactured by the company includes hardboards and soft boards in various thickness and multiple surface textures, perforated boards, preprinted boards, clipboards, blackboards, pin-boards, etc.
The company has three mills that produce hard board and four for soft board and mineral wool board. The manufacturing plants are situated in Mumbai, Sangli and Aurangabad.
Patel Extrusion Group
Dr. Mohan Patel authored the story of Patel Extrusion Group way back in 1958. More than three decades later, it has acquired the proportions of an epic. Eight plants across India and an impressive list of satisfied clientele bear testimony to Patel’s current bestseller status.
Their success is reflected in the 11 manufacturing units spread across the country and its exports to 50 countries. Today Patel Extrusion Group is one of the world's largest aluminum tube manufacturers. Its manufacturing units are ISO 9002 accredited. The workforce of 1400 employees manufacture over 500 million tubes p.a. Patel Extrusion Group exports to several countries all over the world including Europe.
Wockhardt is one of the new age pharmaceutical companies in India, which is fast taking on the global route. The fifth largest pharmaceutical company in India, it ranks among the largest producers of Vitamin B12 in the world. It is also the second largest manufacturer of Dextropropoxyphene (an analgesic drug), captopril and Dextromethorphan in the world.
With offices in India, Ireland, UK, USA, Russia, China, Vietnam, Egypt and Kenya, Wockhardt has been one of the best known Indian pharmaceutical companies in the world. Nearly 22 per cent of Wockhardt’s sales come from exports. And by the year 2005, 50 per cent of its turnover will be from exports.
It has manufacturing facilities in Mumbai, Ankleshwar, Chikalthana, Waluj, Chandigarh, and Chennai with sales and marketing offices all over India. Apart from its pharmaceutical and bulk drug products, Wockhardt has also set up hospitals in Bangalore and Calcutta.
Wockhardt spends 10.5 per cent of its turnover on research and development. It has a state-of-the-art R&D centre in Aurangabad.
Once upon a time in Mumbai lived a young man with a dream. Every morning he'd watch a butterfly that flapped its wings at him. One day the butterfly delicately shook itself. And lo! colours of different shades and hues sailed down and settled on the bemused lad. That was when he realised how he could turn his dream into reality - by sharing the gift of colours and beauty with the world. By creating a garment manufacturing company called Midas Touch
From its modest inception in 1973 Midas Touch is now a reputed government recognised export house with sales of over US $ 6 million! The manufacturing units are based in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Tirupur. Each unit is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery like Tajima, Juki, Yamato, Singer, Brother and Sussman. A skilled labour force produces over 10,000 garments per day!
The Design Studio at Midas Touch is always abuzz with discerning minds that meticulously sift through carefully collected information and customer responses; to create designs, trends and fabrics that are always a step ahead of the competition.
Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd.
A flagship company of Zuari Industries, Chambal Fertiliser and Chemicals Ltd. (CFCL) is one of the largest companies in the Indian fertiliser industry. It produces ammonia and urea, two fertilisers with largest use in the Indian agriculture sector. With a gross turnover of more than Rs 1300 crore, CFCL is on its way to meteoric growth in the next decade.
CFCL’s main plant is a state-of-the-art hi-tech complex spread over 1,105 acres containing manufacturing units, captive power plants, residential complex, clubs and schools.
The company has now ventured into Information Technology. It has set up a state-of-the-art 30,000 square ft. offshore development centre in Chennai.
Dabur India Ltd.
If you list homegrown success stories in corporate India, Dabur will definitely feature at the top. Founded in 1884, Dabur is today the leader in the ayurvedic and herbal health care category. It has a diverse range of products, which includes beauty care, processed food, pharmaceuticals, bulk drugs and chemicals, natural gums and ayurvedic veterinary products.
Dabur is also one of the few companies in India, which has a strong research base. Dabur Research Foundation spearheads the research work in diverse fields like foods, cosmetics, herbal medicines, phytochemicals, phytopharmaceuticals, bulk drugs and others.
With its sales turnover of more than Rs 1,000 crore and growing at more than 12 per cent p.a, Dabur is on its way to becoming a major global company based in India.
Hindustan Construction Company
In its 75 years of existence HCC has undertaken various types of construction activities in India from power, transport, water supply and irrigation to buildings, industry and the environment. In fact, some of the most prominent infrastructural landmarks in India have been created by HCC.
HCC has contributed its civil engineering construction expertise with leading edge technologies for building some of the foremost infrastructure projects in India and abroad. Among these are over 300 road and railway bridges and several outstanding landmarks around the country.
HCC has been actively engaged in dam construction since 1950s. It has built over 24 dams in almost all parts of India. HCC has also executed several projects in Iraq, Nepal and Tanzania.
in collaboration with Exedy Corporation, Japan
This Indo-Japanese venture, which started out with the production of Diaphragm type Cover Assemblies for the Indian auto industry is now an expanding, multi-product organisation.
Today, Ceekay’s highly specialised line-up of products encompasses a range of clutches for a wide variety of applications - Clutch Disc Assemblies, Clutch Cover Assemblies from Coil type/Diaphragm Spring/DST type and Clutch Disc regular to silent type.
Ceekay’s growing skill and expertise is recognised not only within the country, but way beyond its borders. Their wide line-up of products finds a place among the leading vehicle applications of the world including Suzuki, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, General Motors, Ford, Daimler-Benz, Isuzu, Holden and Falcon. They also feature in all leading Indian vehicles that are exported.
Ceekay has plans of setting up a modern assembly plant close to the manufacturing units of their major customers like Mahindra & Mahindra, Hindustan Motors, Suzuki, Eicher Motors, to name a few.
$100 million-Zenith Limited is the flagship of the Yashovardhan Birla Group. A multifunctional organisation, Zenith is engaged in manufacturing a wide range of products including steel pipes, dyestuff intermediates, synthetic textile yarns and steel cutting tools.
Just four years after it was incorporated in 1960, the company pioneered the exports of steel pipes from India. Government of India has conferred many awards on Zenith Limited for its outstanding and continuous export performance. It has also honored Zenith with the status of an Export House.
Presently, its annual installed capacity for production is 120000MT. Forty per cent of the production is exported all over the world including USA, Europe, Australia, Africa, Middle East, Far East and South East Asian countries.
Simplex Mills Co. Ltd.
The Simplex Mills Co.Ltd., is a leading composite mill and manufacturer of quality blended fabrics. The company also undertakes the processing of buyer’s fabric - both blended and cotton. Simplex has an annual turnover of Rs 100 crore.
The mill with a standing of more than 40 years has spinning, weaving, processing, bleaching, dyeing and printing in the same premises. It is located in the heart of Mumbai. Chairman and Managing Director S R Damani took over the management of this company from Forbes Forbes Campbell & Co. in the year 1960.
Simplex exports grey blended fabrics to reputed buyers in Europe and also supplies to exporters of ready-made garments. The company’s industrial fabric division is situated at Akola in Maharashtra and Paper division in Gondia near Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Beacons is a leading international trading company engaged in the imports and exports of a wide range of product, which includes waste paper, newsprint, wood pulp, industrial chemicals, dye, dye-intermediates and pharmaceuticals, mining and tunnel boring machines, micro tunneling equipments, etc.
The company has a dedicated team of professionals backed by an independent board of directors, to represent principals all over the world. It has a large infrastructure with corporate head quarters in Mumbai and representative offices in New Delhi, Calcutta and Cochin.
Beacons has established business partners in Australia, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Singapore in the East, UAE in the Middle East and UK, Germany, Holland, USA and Canada in the West. It has strong links with the Indian industry and its international counterparts.
Rohit Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd. (RPPM)
Established in 1960, RPPM is considered one of the leading manufacturers of duplex boards in India. It also manufactures eco-friendly writing and printing paper, high quality coated paper used for packaging products, labels, advertising and promotional materials, books and publications, balance sheets, etc. RPPM has pioneered the manufacture of bleached pulp from rice straw.
RPPM’s manufacturing activities are backed up by a sophisticated in-house R&D department recognised by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The company has earned national recognition in the field of energy conservation through several awards.
The Bombay Stores
The Bombay Swadeshi Cooperative Stores Company was conceived on December 14th 1904 by Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Dadabhai Naoroji and Sir Jamshedji Tata. The store gained prominence as a reliable place for handloom cottons, woollens, silks, furnishings, linen and handicrafts.
Mid-1995, the magic brew of image-change started bubbling and by December the same year, the all-new Bombay Store opened its doors to the world. Bombay Store exports its products to stores/distributors in Canada, Dubai, Switzerland, New Zealand, USA, Chile, and UK.
Future plans include setting up in major metros like Delhi, Hyderabad, Calcutta, Madras, Bangalore and also in strong tourist destinations like Lucknow, Agra and Goa. After achieving a stronghold in India, the company hopes to venture into international shores by opening the shop either independently or as a franchisee operation.
Around a decade ago Vikash Verma all of 19 years, a fresh science graduate and national level sportsman entered the arena of security. After acquiring professional training as an alumnus of institute of Security & Safety Management he formed Property Guards.
India’s premier financial giant, Unit Trust of India has entrusted its total security to Property Guards since the last two decades. More than 100 armed and unarmed personnel handle the security of this institution with sophisticated security gadgets. Their list of clients includes government of India undertakings, nationalised/private banks, multinational and the who’s who of Bollywood.
The Ministry of Communication, Govt, of India and Mumbai Police granted permission to Property Guards to have its own high frequency radio network and high band wireless base stations and mobile stations including vehicle-mounted stations. It is the first security agency in India to run its own radio network.
What’s in it for you?
The YoungBuzz Industry Partner Forum will provide you an opportunity to interact with budding talent from the student fraternity. This will be made possible through field trips, guest lectures, internships, apprentices, etc., Apart from being able to contribute to the development of youth and the society in general, it will also serve as a great HR tool. Who knows you may even pick the future CEO of your company!
For more details contact the YoungBuzz Centre. You may also call us at 91-22-24904111 or email us at email@example.com