HAVELLS PUMP- THE UNTOLD STORY OF QRG

QRG stands for Qimat Rai Gupta, Chairman & MD of Havells and Chairman of Sylvania.
In the year 1958, Qimat Rai Gupta after dropping out of school and started an electric trading company in New Delhi.

Later in the year 1971, he acquired Havells brand from Haveli Ram Gandhi

He was often addressed as Bhaisaheb by older people and QRG by other people.
He was no engineer, but a people’s person. He was not an MBA but had all traits of a successful businessman. He was a numerical wizard and could do any calculation using his mind.

He was bestowed with a sharp mind and skill to gel with all kinds of people.
Being born in humble family background single-handedly grew his business empire to USD 2 Billion.
He was always grounded and chose a simple living, far away from the limelight of corporate limelight.
He did not ever let his ego come in the way of business.

He was a very open and transparent person. He was well respected and trusted among all his employees and family members.
He would pick ordinary people and motivate them to do the splendid task. His motto in life, was that if a six feet person comes to meet him, he should feel like he is seven feet while he is leaving him.

He has an innate talent for choosing words that would make break any ice with a stranger.
QRG will happily exit a business if there is any red-tapism or bribery from any government official. He has never compromised with his ethics to run a business.

Qismat Rai Gupta – Founder- Havells-Waterbug-image
Qismat Rai Gupta – Founder- Havells-Waterbug-

HAVELLS PUMP – VISION & MISSION

Its vision is to be a global leader in corporate excellence and remain fair to each shareholder.
Its mission is to achieve the vision through fair business ethics, technical enhancement, and build long term relationships.

HAVELLS PUMP – QRG HEALTHCARE

QRG was toying with the idea of diversifying into various sectors, and he ended at Healthcare since it needed much care. The government was a total failure in providing it to the masses.
He started QRG Health City at Faridabad. He paid a fixed salary to Doctors for fixed-hour jobs, no incentive, or any financial benefits for prescribing any test.

HAVELLS PUMP – ABOUT HAVELLS INDIA LIMITED

Havells India is a premier electrical manufacturing company. It enjoys a very dominant market position in India among products like fans, cables & wires, Industrial & Domestic circuit devices, electric water heater, commercial & domestic switches.
It has more than 500 retail stores under the brand “Havells Galaxy.”


It owns some of the prominent brand like Havells, Crabtree, Standards, and Lloyd.
It has a network of more than 5000 professionals, over 8000 plus dealers and 40 branches in India.
It has 12 manufacturing plants in India.

HAVELLS PUMP – MILESTONES

Year

Achievement

1958

Qismat Rai Gupta started business in Delhi.

1971
QRG bought Havells from Haveli Ram Gandhi.
1976
Started manufacturing plant at Delhi

1979

Started manufacturing plant at Badli, Delhi.
1980
Started Energy Meters business.

1987

Started producing with a joint venture with a German Company.
1990
Started manufacturing Plant at Sahibabad UP for Changeover Switches.
1993
Listed on BSE & NSE.
1996
Acquired a wires & Cable business at Alwar, Rajasthan.
1997
Acquired Control & Switchboards at Noida.
2000
Acquired Duke Arnics Electronics limited.

2001

Merged with Crabtree.
2003
Started making fans, CFL, bulbs.
2004
Started manufacturing plant at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh.

2005

Started manufacturing plant at Haridwar, Uttaranchal.
2007
Started Capacitor manufacturing unit in Noida.
2010
Started Water Heater business.
2011

Started domestic appliance business.

2013

Started Cable & Wire testing unit at Alwar.

2015
Achieved more than 300 Havells Store in India.
2016
Started Solar Business.
2017
Started Personal grooming business.
2018
Started Ghiloth, Manufacturing Plant.

HAVELLS BUSINESS EMPIRE

Havells consumer business is divided into Fans, Lighting, Appliance, switches, Switchgear, Water Heater, Flexible Cables, Air Cooler, Pump, Personal Grooming, Water Purifier and Solar.
Similar Industrial business is divided into Cables, Motors, Reactive Power Solutions, Heavy Duty Fans, Solar, Switchgear, and Professional Lighting.

HAVELLS CONSUMER BUSINESS

FANS

Havells started fan manufacturing in the year 2003. It has successfully established itself as a leader in Fan business. It manufactures all kinds of fans like ceiling fan, table fan, wall fan, exhaust fan, pedestal fan & personal fans.

LIGHTING

Havells offers a wide range of lighting solutions. It has various products like LED Recess Panels, LED Surface Panels, LED Spotlight, LED Lamps, Portable lighting, Home art light, Downlighter and LED cob.

APPLIANCES

Havells manufactures kitchen appliances products which are of international repute.

SWITCHES

Havells is known to produce artistic switches. It is of world-class design, aesthetics, sleek and reliable.

SWITCHGEAR

Havells manufactures Switchgear, and some of the popular products are Circuit Breaker, Energy Saver, Human Safety, Distribution Boards, Surge Protection Device and Control and Monitoring Device.

WATER HEATER

Havells manufactures water heater of international standard. Some of the popular products are Storage Water Heater, Instant Water Heater, Instantaneous Gas Water Heater and Solar Water Heater.

FLEXIBLE CABLES

Havells Manufactures best in class flexible cables. Some of the popular products are Heat Resistant Flame Retardant, Flame Retardant low smoke & Halogen, Halogen Free Flame Retardant, Flame Retardant with Lifeline.

AIR COOLER

Havells manufactures some of the best Air Cooler in India; it has dust filters on all three sides. Some of the popular products are Desert Cooler, Personal Cooler, Window Cooler & tower Cooler.

PUMP

Havells manufactures both horizontal & Vertical pump. It is the leader in this segment. Some of the popular kinds of the pump are Centrifugal Pump, Monoblock Pump, Submersible Open Pump, Submersible Pump.

SOLAR

Havells manufactures Solar system as well. It has a very innovative rooftop solar solutions.

WATER PURIFIER

Havells is into producing water purifier. It has some unique products like Alkaline Water Purifier, RO and UV water purifier, UV water purifiers.

PERSONAL GROOMING

Havells has ventured into Male & Female grooming products space.

INDUSTRIAL CABLES

Havells is an established player in Industrial Cables and is crowned as the largest manufacturer of Industrial Cables. Some of the popular products are HT Power Cables, LT Power Cables, LT Control Cables, Fire Survival Cables.

MOTORS

Havells manufactures high-speed motors like Inverter Duty Motor, Crane Duty Motors, Brake Motors, Dual Speed Motors, etc.

REACTIVE POWER SOLUTIONS

Havells manufactures reactive power solutions like power Capacitor, IOT Enabled IPFC Relay, etc.

HEAVY DUTY FANS

Havells also manufactures heavy-duty fans like heavy-duty exhaust fans and air circulators.

PROFESSIONAL LIGHTING

Havells manufactures professional lighting.

HAVELLS – KEY STATS

Havells is present in more than 40 countries and has over 8000 networks of a strong dealer. It has over 40 branch offices. It has 14 manufacturing plants.

HAVELLS – SOCH INITIATIVE

Havells has initiated a SOCH Platform wherein any person can share their innovative business ideas, and Havells would partner with them to execute it. This is how they have built many innovative products and solutions. To increase participation, they often visit Engineering and Business Schools and invite academicians.

HAVELLS – BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ANIL RAI GUPTA

Anil Rai Gupta is the Chairman & MD of Havells. He joined Havells in the year 1992.
He has done graduation in Economics from Sri Ram College of Commerce and an MBA from Wake Forest University, USA.
He is responsible for building Havells, a household Brand. He has modernized the plants and extensively used technology in manufacturing.
He is credited to acquiring Sylvania, which was 1.5 times bigger than Havells at the time of acquisition.
He is responsible for many philanthropy works like providing mid-day meal to 50000 school children.

Anil Rai Gupta – Havells- CMD-Waterbug
Anil Rai Gupta – Havells- CMD-Waterbug

SURJIT GUPTA

Surjit Gupta is the technical head of Havells. Under his leadership, Havells has become a leading group in the Electrical Industry.

AMEET KUMAR GUPTA

Ameet Kumar Gupta is an Electronics & Communication Engineer from Delhi University. He is responsible for new business development.

RAJESH GUPTA

Rajesh Gupta is the CFO of Havells. He has served in Havells for more than 35 years.

S.B. MATHUR

S.B Mathur is an Independent Director of Havells. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

V.K CHOPRA

V.K Chopra is an Independent Director and also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

S.K TUTEJA

S. K Tuteja is an Independent Director and also a retired IAS.

ADARSH KISHORE

Adarsh Kishore is an Independent Director and also a retired IAS officer.

PRATIMA RAM

Pratima Ram is an Independent Director and an experienced banking professional.

T.V. MOHANDAS PAI

T.V Mohandas Pai is a non-Independent and non- Executive Director of the Board. He is also one of the founders of Infosys. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

PUNEET BHATIA

Puneet Bhatia is a commerce graduate from Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi. He is a Non-Independent Director.
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Anil Rai Gupta. (CMD Havells) – image

POPULAR HAVELLS SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

HAVELLS WATER PUMP 0.5 HP

Havells water pump 0.5 HP has a voltage 180-240 V. It is a single-phase motor having 50 Hz frequency.
It has a head of 6-50 meters long and has a copper winding.
It can discharge water for 42-6 litre per minute (LPM).
It has a very high energy-efficient motor.
Havells water Pump 0.5 HP is best suited for gardening and domestic purpose.

HAVELLS MOTOR PUMP 1 HP

Havells motor pump 1 HP needs a voltage of 180-240 V. It is a Single-phase motor having 50 Hz frequency.
It can discharge water 10-58 liters per minute (LPM).
It weighs around 12 Kg.
It has an energy-efficient motor.
It is best suited for gardening & domestic purpose.

HAVELLS WATER PUMP 1.5 HP

Havells water Pump 1.5 HP needs a voltage of 180-240 V. It is a single-phase motor having 50 Hz frequency.
It has a speed of 2880 rotation per minute (RPM).
It can discharge water upto 31- 88 litre per minute (LPM).
It has a head of 24-54 meters long.
It weighs around 20 Kg.
It is best suited for domestic and residential purposes.

HAVELLS WATER PUMP 2 HP

Havells Water Pump 2 HP needs a voltage of 220 V.
It has a length of 52 Cm and a width of 25 Cm.
It is a single-phase motor having 50 Hz frequency.
It weighs 35 Kg.
It is best suited for domestic & rural water supply.

HAVELLS SUBMERSIBLE PUMP 3 HP

Havells Submersible Pump 3 HP is a three-phase motor having 50 Hz frequency.
It needs a voltage of 240 V.
It is best suited for industrial and commercial purposes.

HAVELLS – AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Year

Awards & Achievement

2010
Recipient of National Energy Conservation Award for Ceiling Fans
2012
Recipient of Zee Business Award for Cables
2013
Recipient of The Express Intelligent Enterprise Awards for Innovative I.T. implementation (The Indian Express)
2013
Recipient of Best C.F.O. of the year (Corporate Excellence Awards)
2013
Recipient of Most Trusted Electrical Brand (True Research Advisory)
2014
Recipient of the Entrepreneur of the year (Ernst & Young)
2014
Recipient of excellence in the field of Banking and Finance(Suryadatta Group of Institutes)
2015
Recipient of Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands – Household Electrical Products – Gold (Reader’s Digest)
2015

Recipient of Corporate Excellence Award (Amity University)

2015
Recipient of Child Rights Champion – Special Jury Award for Middayy supporting more than 50,000 children every day.(C.R.Y. – Child Rights and You)
2016
Recipient of Excellence in the field of Banking and Finance.
2016
Recipient of Bronze Effie Award for the regional campaign “Hawa Badlegi”.
2017
Recipient of Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award.
2017
Recipient of Bhamashah Samman Award for contributing towards building bio-toilets in Government schools in Alwar, Rajasthan.
2017
Recipient of Smartest Industrial Building Award for Neemrana Plant, awarded by Network 18 & Honeywell.
2018
Recipient of Digital Marketing of the Year 2018 – under Consumer Durable Category.
2018
Recipient of Gold Award for Best Digital Display Campaigns 2018.
2019
Recipient of AACSB Influential Leader Award in recognition of outstanding achievements, for entrepreneurial success and contributing towards the Industry and the Nation.

HAVELLS – NEWS AND NEWSMAKER

16-April-2019 Crabtree, a subsidiary of Havells, opens India’s first futuristic smart experience center in Jalandhar.

This will help them explore and experience various products of Crabtree under a single roof.

The Company is moving towards smart technology like the Internet of Things (IOT).

5-Sep-2019 Havells marketed India’s First Square pedestal fan. Havells is the leader in the premium fan segment and occupies a 20% market share in India.

17-Sep-2019 Havells appointed Vicky Kaushal as brand ambassador for mens grooming products. Choosing Vicky Kaushal was a very profitable decision, as he is the most talented and promising actor of his generation.

4-Oct-2019 Havells is one of the first Companies among the Electrical Company from India to be a part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (USA).

It is a great honour to be included among only 22 Indian companies.

4-Feb-2020 Lloyd, a subsidiary of Havells, introduces Grande Heavy-duty Air conditioner.

5-Feb-2020 Havells launched a water purifier named Delite Alkaline High Recovery. It purifies more than 50% of Inlet water, whereas other water purifiers in the market purify only 30% of water.

HAVELLS PUMP – CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Havells believes in giving back to the underprivileged people. Even before the Government introduced CSR cess, Havells Pump has always helped poor & downtrodden people in raising their livelihood.
Havells Pump is feeding more than 70,000 students across 700 schools in India.
Havells pumps understand the importance of sanitation and have to build many toilets in Alwar village.
Havells Pump in partnership with Aga Khan is building Heritage Center in Delhi.
Havells Pump has planted more than 50,000 trees in around Alwar, Rajasthan, Baddi.
Havells Pump actively donates in any natural calamity occurring in any part of the country.

HAVELLS PUMP – NEVER HALTS; ONLY PAUSES

Havells India is a “Great place to Work” certified organization. All the employees are well paid and pampered to perform high.
Anil Rai Gupta is considered as a people’s CEO. Whenever he meets an employee, the only thing which is on his mind is how to motivate his employee so that he gives 100% to the organization.
When he took charge as Managing Director, firstly he began to meet each employee and then with each dealer & distributor.
Anil Rai Gupta is credited to all the growth and making technology-dependent organization. He is building Havells for posterity, and it will be the market leader in all segments it operates.

Havells is the darling of the investor.

HAVELLS SUBMERSIBLE PUMP – Review Rating

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5/5

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