Thursday, December 26, 2013

Essar Group Chairman Shashi Ruia meets Jayalalithaa
Essar Group chairman Shashi Ruia is said to have very good relations with the BJP Prime Ministerial aspirant, Mr.Narendra Modi. Ruia has been a vocal supporter of the CM of Gujarat, and has accompanied him on at-least half a dozen foreign tours in the past few years, most notably to Switzerland, South Korea and China in 2007 and Russia in 2009.
Chennai, Dec 04 2013: Essar Group Chairman Shashi Ruia called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa here.

"The meeting was a courtesy call," official sources said.

Essar Group has operations in more than 25 countries and employs over 73,000 people, the company website said.

Institute of Customer Experience Management, promoted by Aegis, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Essar Group. It has a facility spread across 40,000 sq ft on Amankullam Road in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.

Earlier this year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram laid the foundation stone of Aegis Ltd for setting up a 250 seating capacity centre at his home constituency of Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu. Through the facility about 500 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs would be created, it said.

Essar Steel has a processing and distribution facility at Sriperumbudur near Chennai. Besides Chennai, the company has similar centres in Pune, Indore, Bhuj, Gujarat and Bahadurgarh, National Capital Region, it said.