Thursday, 6 June 2019

WWICS Group Engages in Tree Plantation

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 06th June:- WWICS Group of Companies has long been associated with the noble cause of preserving mother earth. The group has participated in many social activities aim to protect environment.
To keep this legacy forward, WWICS has organized a tree planting event at its Asian headquarters in Mohali on the occasion of World Environment Day. Over fifty samplings were planted on the occasion by Lt. Col. B.S. Sandhu, Chief Managing Director, WWICS Group of Companies. The whole staff at WWICS enthusiastically participated in this activity by planting saplings.
Lt. Col. B.S. Sandhu, said that the alarm bells are continuously ringing as the survival of mankind itself is in danger due to environment degradation, which is one of the most common and serious causes of global warming. Deforestation plays a major role in deteriorating environment by disturbing its ecological balance. At WWICS, we believe that it is the responsibility of each one of us to give back to the earth by doing a little bit for the nature.  
Lt. Col. B.S. Sandhu further added that World Environment Day is an excellent opportunity to take stock of how we live our lives, and make a commitment to do our bit for Mother Earth. One of the most easiest and effective environmental solutions an individual can implement is to plant trees and shrubs in big numbers.
WWICS has been actively involved in such social activities and has organized various such events in the past as well including a tree plantation drive, which was organized at Forest Hill Resort, Village Karoran, Disst. Mohali in October 2018. Over 1000 samplings were planted on the occasion by the chief guest Sanjay Beniwal, DGP Chandigarh.  The drive was also attended by Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members of WWICS Group, including LT. Gen. B.K.N Chibber,  J.S. Ahluwalia, A.S. Chatha- Former Chief Secretary, Punjab, Maj. Gen. Savinder S. Sandhu, Lt. Gen. K.S. Mann (Retd.), L.S. Bhullar and H.S.  Mamik.

The Film School–Institute of Moving Images Launched in Chandigarh

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 06th June:- The Institute of Moving Images (IMI) has opened its doors in Chandigarh for the local talents, who want to make career in film industry. The Film School was inaugurated by Jitender Yadav, Director- Tourism, Chandigarh Administration, at Sector 17-A, chandigarh here today. Nazuk Kumar, SDM (Central), Chandigarh was the guest of honour. The film school offers affordable short and long-term courses to be conducted by professional faculty from Mumbai and also takes responsibility to guide and support the students in getting into the career of film making and acting.
Pankaj Roy, Director, IMI said that IMI is an intimate and innovative film school for high standard of practical training in all key areas of film making with latest equipment. Since 2006, when the first student enrolled with us, we have come a long way. Today Institute of Moving Images is considered one of the prominent Film & Television institutes of India. He is happy that Manmeet Singh, one of their students, agreed to bring the film school to Chandigarh, where we used to come every year since 2012, but for short term courses only. Now the students of this region will be able to get trained near their home and be ready to conquer the world.
Jitender Yadav, said that he is happy that a professional film training institute has come to the City. As a support gesture, the Chandigarh Administration has decided to provide single-window permission facility to IMI for film shooting anywhere in Chandigarh. 
Located inside a sedate green, sprawling campus of India's premier Gokhale University at Pune, IMI is an independent film institute, run by non-profit Moving Images Educational Trust, recognized by Government under Public Trust Act, 1950, and committed to provide affordable film education relevant to today's Film and TV industry. IMI has already established its credibility with industry professionals.
Pankaj Roy added that recently, we have been invited by FICCI to become its affiliated training partner for Prime Minister Skill Development Scheme to develop Media and Entertainment Skills for the industry. Today, we can proudly say many of our alumni are employed in prestigious Film Production Companies and TV channels in India and abroad.
IMI has education centres in 12 capital cities in India. IMI-Chandigarh is going to be the base campus to begin with for the year 2019-2020. The campus has installed extremely expensive American Theatre Sound and Japanese Projection System. IMI-Chandigarh campus have a Bollywood CafĂ©, library, events area, theatre, trained faculty from Pune and Mumbai, career counselling, opportunities for auditions, production house tie ups, secured and friendly environment, centrally located institute having 3,500 square feet area in the heart of City, mentorship by Bollywood Celebrities and single window clearance for shooting in Chandigarh.
IMI offers Diploma, Certificate, Short Courses, Workshops & Master Classes to two age groups: 8 -16 years and 16 years and above in: Acting, Film making, Script writing,  Cinematography, Editing, Production and Direction. One can learn Film making by doing Practicals from Day One. Every Student makes minimum four short films and works as Actor and Director.

Kalyan Jewellers Signs Wamiqa Gabbi as Regional Ambassador for Punjab

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 06th June:- Kalyan Jewellers has announced the appointment of actor Wamiqa Gabbi as its regional ambassador and influencer for the state of Punjab. The actor will be the face of Kalyan Jewellers’ hyper-localised campaigns and promotions in the state.
Sanjay Raghuraman, Chief Operating Officer, Kalyan Jewellers said that we are happy to have Wamiqa Gabbi as our regional ambassador and influencer for Punjab – she has set her own path with sheer hard work, akin to Kalyan’s growth trajectory. We have aggressive plans for Punjab, and it is one of our key markets. We will also be expanding our product line, especially the hype-local wedding jewellery brand Muhurat.  Wamiqa is just the right person to help connect with the millennial audiences and create continued resonance for the brand.
Wamiqa Gabbi will also be a part of Kalyan Jewellers’ customer engagement initiatives across its showrooms in Punjab. The Punjabi actor will predominantly feature in the company’s hyper local communication campaigns aimed at the tech-savvy, digitally active millennial audience.
Wamiqa said that Kalyan Jewellers is an iconic brand and she is really excited and thrilled about her association. She looks forward to working closely with the brand and being a part of their regional campaigns. Kalyan’s communication has in the past taken her to their showrooms and she has been a loyal customer of the brand. Like every Punjabi girl, she love diamonds jewellery and she can’t wait to have mine custom made at Kalyan Jewellers.
Wamiqa will feature in Kalyan’s campaigns starting with the new season. Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Shweta Bachchan Nanda who are the face to the brand globally will continue to be part of Kalyan’s larger communication, while the Southern regional ambassadors Prabhu (Tamil Nadu), Nagarjuna (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana), Shivraj Kumar (Karnataka) and Manju Warrier (Kerala), will continue to be seen in state specific campaigns.
The jewellery brand has consistently expanded its footprint across India by launching new showrooms in states like Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam and Chhattisgarh in the financial year 2018-19. It has also established a strong presence in West Asia in UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman. As on today, the company has a distribution network of 137 large format showrooms as well as a network of 650 My Kalyan customer service outlets.