Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Mercedes-Benz Strengthens Its Service Footprint in Coimbatore: Inaugurates One of the Largest Luxury Car Service Facility in South India

By Tricitynews
Coimbatore 29th August:- India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, bolstered itsservice network expansion in Tier II markets by inaugurating a world-class service facility in Coimbatore. Mercedes-Benz inauguratedone of its largest luxury service facilityby Sundaram Motors spread across an extensive area of 80,000 sq. ft.,in one of the fastest emerging markets in Tamil Nadu. The service facility is strategically located in the automobile hub of Coimbatore, which will serve as one-stop-shop destination for all customer service requirements in the region. The facility was inaugurated by Santosh Iyer, Vice President-Customer Services and Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India and Sharath Vijayaraghavan, Executive Director, Sundaram Motors.
Speaking on this special occasion, Santosh Iyer, Vice President-Customer Services and Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India, said that service differentiation has been Mercedes-Benz’s key focus area and we are glad this strategy has worked well for the customers. A robust service network and multiple customer touch-points has allowed Mercedes-Benz to remain closer to the customer, resulting in delightful experience and loyalty.Our focus on emerging Tier II markets like Coimbatore, is going to play a significant role in our future growth story as we see these markets as key engines of growth.With 31facilities across 13 cities, South India remains one of our key markets and will witness continued network expansion and focused growth.
Santosh Iyer further elaborated that Sundaram Motors has been our trusted partner for two decades, and has implemented multiple service initiatives that has helped in cementing customer trust in this region.We are now looking at strategically expanding in the Tier II markets by offering world-class service facilities, comprising unique luxury elements, the best of products and exceptional customer service. He added that our aim is to set the benchmark in vehicle ownership experience and be the Mercedes of Service for our customers. Facilities such as this, only reiterates our confidence in the market and in our investors.
SharathVijayaraghavan, Executive Director, Sundaram Motors said that Sundaram Motors rolled out Mercedes-Benz’s acclaimed ‘My Mercedes, My Service’ programme and today we take yet another step of strengthening our two decades old relationship with the Star. There is an increasing demand for Mercedes-Benz products in Coimbatore and adjoining markets and we are delighted to partner the growth of the brand in this emerging market.Our vision is aligned with Mercedes-Benz’s philosophy of ‘The Best Keeps Leading’ and we are inspired to create customers for life with our superlative services. This is our eighth Mercedes-Benz outlet in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka region, and we are confident of adding many more in foreseeable future. The facility is built in tune with the global standards and aims to deliver a delightful, hassle-free experience to all its existing and potential customers in the region. The strategic location of the facility will not only cater to thisprosperous city but also to neighboring areas,helping the brand expand further.
The service facility is one of the largest in India. It spans across a massive 80,000 sq. ft. with 26 service bays for preventive maintenance and body & paint. With an investment ofRs. 16 crores, the facility was constructed in a short span of 15 months. Located at SFNo.514/2A & SFNo.515/1a1, No.1/166 Pollachi Road, Eachanari Post, Coimbatore – 641021. The facility is a one-stop-shop for all the customer service requirements.

Chandigarh Administration to organize Digital India Conclave on August 30

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 29th August:- City Beautiful is vying to be the most e-ready across India. City Beautiful’s beauty will no longer remain confined to its physical beauty but is slowly seeping into the very fibre of the society that is sure to make the city even more livable than it is now.
Chandigarh tops the country in Digital Payments Transactions on Per Capita Basis. Chandigarh scores 18.5 transactions per person and is way ahead of all states and union territories. Andhra Pradesh is at second position with 7.9 transactions on per capita basis while Maharashtra is at fourth position with 3.7 score and Haryana at number three with 5.5 score.  This indicates how e-ready people in the city are and how receptive is the Chandigarh Administration in making services available online.
To take the Digital India agenda forward, the Chandigarh Administration is organizing Digital India Conclave, in collaboration with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd on August 30 at Hotel Taj. The daylong conference will be attended by policy makers, industry honchos and senior administrators from all across the country.
The Digital India Conclave will see participation from several states including Odisha, Maharashtra, Gujarat besides Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Conclave will be inaugurated by Finance Minister, Punjab, Manpreet Singh Badal and the Digital India Awards will be given away by Vijay Inder Singla, Minister of Information Technology, Government of Punjab.
The Conclave  will see presence of key officials from Chandigarh Administration including Jitender Yadav, Special Secretary IT, Harish Nayar, Special Secretary, Finance, Sachin Rana, Additional Deputy Commissioner besides Kamal Kishore Yadav, Commissioner Municipal Corporation.
The theme of the conference is Digital India for Better India and the conclave will see several sessions including Smart Cities in the Era of Digital India, Leveraging Futuristic Technology for Good Governance: Challenges & Opportunities besides panel discussion on Transformation in BFSI Sector through Innovation: Ensuring Digital Economy in Digital India.
Senior officials from Government of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will be attending the conclave to share their thoughts.

Kular College of Nursing inks MoU with Canada’s College of North Atlantic

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Ludhiana 29th August:- The Kular College of Nursing has inked a pact with a leading educational institute of Canada, the College of the North Atlantic (CNA), for students of nursing.
The MoU was signed by Dr Kuldeepak Singh Kular Chairman of the Kular College of Nursing and Trudy Barnes, CNA’s Vice President, International Corporate Training and Continuing Education, today.
Dr. Kuldeepak Singh Kular said that this program would give a clear edge to the nursing students from the region as they would be trained according to the Canadian nursing practice standards and guidelines. He added that the students admitted to this program will undergo a six- week induction program in India and complete their degree at the College of the North Atlantic in Canada.
According to Trudy Barnes, CNA is one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training institute in Atlantic Canada, with a history dating back to 50 years. It has 17 campus locations which include facilities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.
Elizabeth Vincent CNA's International Business Development Manager, informed that experienced faculty from Canada shall be preparing the students during the six- week preliminary sessions to be held at the Kular College of Nursing following which the students will be eligible for admission to CNA for the May session.
Dr. Kuldeepak Singh Kular said further that Nursing students with BSc, GNM and post-basic nursing qualifications are eligible for the program. The six- week program will be held at the Ludhiana campus followed by the two- year degree program in nursing at CNA in Canada.
Parvinder Burn, Director of Canadian Immigration Centre, who had facilitated the collaboration said that as per the current Canadian immigration rules, after passing the two-year course at CNA, the international students shall get a three- year work permit in Canada. The student shall be further eligible for permanent residency in Canada under the Newfoundland Provincial Nominee Program.