Godrej LOUD Season 5 begins at B-schools in India

Mumbai, July 5, 2016: Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies (GILAC) begin the 5th edition of Godrej LOUD (Live Out Ur Dream) 2016, a campus hiring engagement for young and talented b-school students to fulfil their personal dreams. Winners of LOUD get a sponsorship of INR 1.5 lakhs and an offer into Godrej's internship programme.

Godrej LOUD 2016 was launched today, at NITIE, Mumbai, by Mr. Sunil Kataria, Business Head - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited and Mr. Parmesh Shahani, Head - Godrej India Culture Lab. Over the next five weeks, the Godrej LOUD team will visit SP Jain, Mumbai; TISS, Mumbai; SIBM, Pune; SCMHRD, Pune; IIFT, Delhi; IIM, Kozikhode; FMS, Delhi; XIM, Bhubaneswar; MDI, Gurgaon; IIM, Ahmedabad; and IRMA, Anand to find passionate first year students.

Ms. Nisaba Godrej, Executive Director, Godrej Consumer Products Limited said, "Godrej LOUD is our way of finding passionate young leaders. We believe that if someone is really passionate about something, even if it has nothing to do with what we do, it is likely they will bring that drive with them to Godrej."

Mr. Sumit Mitra, Head, Group Human Resources & Corporate Services said, "In the past four years we have heard 5,055 dreams and helped 28 winners live theirs. This year we intend to take that number to newer heights and bring more students into our fold of dreamers, doers and achievers. We are inspired by the enthusiasm and participation we receive every year as students welcome our Godrej LOUD team to their campus."

Last year, the initiative saw a tremendous response with over 2,300 applications, a 40 per cent increase from 2014. Fourteen finalists were shortlisted to share their dreams at the Godrej Headquarters in Mumbai and six winners got the opportunity to live out their dreams.

Some of the winning dreamers from the past years have received funds to
design daily living aids for people with impaired limb functions, create a music video in the Himalayas and even take a trip to visit the major sites of World War II in Auschwitz, Normandy and Berlin.

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About Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies (GILAC)

Established in 1897, the Godrej Group has its roots in India's Independence and Swadeshi movement. Our founder, Ardeshir Godrej, lawyer-turned-serial entrepreneur failed with a few ventures, before he struck gold with a locks business. Today, we enjoy the patronage of 1.1 billion consumers globally across consumer goods, real estate, appliances, agriculture and many other businesses. In fact, our geographical footprint extends beyond Earth, with our engines now powering many of India's space missions. With a revenue of over USD 4.1 billion we are growing fast, and have exciting, ambitious aspirations.

Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies (GILAC) is one of the Godrej Group's holding companies. It comprises 5 major companies with interests in real estate, FMCG, agriculture, chemicals and gourmet retail through our subsidiary and associate companies, across 18 countries.

Godrej Consumer Products is an emerging markets FMCG leader, delighting consumers with innovative, superior quality products at affordable prices.

Godrej Properties brings innovation and excellence to the real estate industry in India, delivering superior value through extraordinary and imaginative spaces created out of deep customer focus and insight.

Godrej Agrovet is a diversified; Research & Development backed agri-business company, dedicated to addressing India's key agricultural crises.

Godrej Nature's Basket is India's foremost retail destination for fine foods from across the world. Our Chemicals division, ranks among India's leading manufacturers of oleochemicals and surfactants and our products are exported to over 80 countries in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa.

We promise Godrejites a culture of tough love; take serious bets on them and differentiate basis performance. We also understand that our team members play multi-faceted roles and so, we strongly encourage them to explore their whole selves. Our canvas is growing. In fact, our Vision for 2020 is to be 10 times the size we were in 2010. We truly believe that while our amazing past distinguishes us, we are only as good as what we do next.


Source: By E-mail (July 5, 2016)

Published on IndianMBA.com on July 9, 2016


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