Latest News

  • Orient to invest Rs 50 cr to increase fans, LEDs production 22/09/2015

    Orient Electric plans to invest around Rs 50 crore over the next two years to raise its fans and lighting manufacturing capacity.

    read more
  • CK Birla Hospitals launches ICU on-the-go. 08/06/2015

    The CK Birla Hospitals has rolled out a new fleet of state-of-the art ambulances with in-built intensive care facilities and equipment to transmit a patient’s vitals on the go, live monitoring via webcam and life-saving equipments and drugs. The ambulances will have trained paramedics, who will be guided by doctors via live video-streaming. They will be able to transmit ECG results and other vital statistics to the medical staff at CMRI who will then advice the paramedics on treatment on the way to the hospital.

    read more
  • AVTEC has been selected for Gold in Green Tech HR awards 2015 02/06/2015

    CK Birla Group company AVTEC—the largest automotive and powertrain components company in India—has been selected for Gold in Green Tech HR awards 2015 – training excellence category. AVTEC invests in training and skilling as part of its commitment to operational and delivery excellence.

    read more
  • Orient Cement Q4 Net up over three-fold at Rs 85.47 crore 11/05/2015

    Orient Cement, part of the CK Birla Group, posted an over three-fold surge in its net profit to INR 85.47 crore for the quarter ended March 2015. MD and CEO Deepak Khetrapal attributed the rise to higher realisation in cement prices in southern India and cost optimisation. Orient Cement’s volume reached 9.90 lakh tonnes in this quarter, representing capacity utilisation of nearly 80 percent, owing to the company’s strong distributor network and supply-chain. The company expects to further expand its reach and capacity with the upcoming Greenfield facility in Karnataka.

    read more
  • Prashant Vatkar has been appointed as the new MD of HIL Limited. 07/05/2015

    Prashant Vatkar has been appointed as the new MD of HIL Limited, a flagship company of the CK Birla Group. He has over two decades of experience, and has successfully led brands such as Marico, Samsonite, Heinz and Britannia. In his new role at HIL, Vatkar plans to drive company growth and lead business expansion. He believes that the Indian economy is poised for major investments in infrastructure—an opportunity that HIL will capitalize on for future growth.

    read more
  • HIL Q4 net profit rise three fold at Rs 12.84 cr 01/05/2015

    HIL Limited (HIL) has reported strong growth as a result of its focus on modernisation and process excellence. HIL, a CK Birla Group company, reported an eight-fold increase in net profits in FY15 at Rs 66.86 crore vs Rs 7.13 crore in FY14. Total income jumped to Rs 1,107.79 crore in FY15 from Rs 869.47 crore in FY14. The company, which provides comprehensive building solutions and manufactures prefabricated building materials, also recorded net profit of Rs12.84 crore for the fourth quarter, 2015, as against Rs 3.20 crore in the corresponding quarter in FY14. “With a favourable policy framework, the infrastructure and housing sectors are picking up, resulting in improved market sentiment. Our go-to market strategy and investments in our brands have also paid off”, said HIL’s managing director, Prashant Vatkar.

    read more