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07-May-2018

Rupa & Company Limited, one of the largest knitwear brands in the country, was conferred with a Special Cover Envelope & My Stamp by the Indian Postal Department on completion of 50 glorious years in the industry. This honour was received by Shri P.R. Agarwala, Chairman, Shri G.P. Agarwala, Vice Chairman and Shri K.B. Agarwala, Managing Director, Rupa & Company Limited on behalf of Rupa. It is the only hosiery brand from Kolkata to be conferred with this honor.

Rupa began its journey 50 years ago from Kolkata. It now has a Pan India presence with a strong hold in cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Jaipur, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Ranchi, with plans to expand abroad.  They already export to the Middle East, South Africa & Nigeria. Plans are afloat to take the RUPA brand to Southeast Asia and launch its products in Bangladesh. Plans of expanding Rupa’s  base to Dubai is also in the process.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri P.R. Agarwala, Chairman, Rupa & Company Limited said, “We are privileged to have been given this honor by the Indian Postal Department. We are eternally grateful for everyone’s love and support for all our accomplishments in our 50 year journey and we hope to attain many such milestones as we move forward.”

Indian Postal Department honors Rupa on completing 50 glorious years

Rupa & Company Limited is a listed company headquartered in Kolkata. Rupa has over the decades, successfully adapted to an industry in complete transformation, owing to the company’s strategy of offering specialized products and added value. Since its inception in 1968, Rupa has continued to deliver on its promise of maximizing customer satisfaction and comfort by providing the highest quality of products using the latest technology.

The Group has also forayed into education by setting up the Sobhasaria Engineering College in Sikar, Rajasthan. The College offers degrees in Engineering, Management and is affiliated to the Rajasthan Technical University.   Very recently, Rupa Technical Training Institute – a unit of Rupa Foundation, is offering vocational training courses in various streams. Based out of Calcutta, Rupa Technical Training Institute will be running vocational training short-tenure courses of Skill development with the objective to make dropout students employable.

With an array of sub brands under its wing like Frontline, Euro, Bumchums, Softline, Footline, Jon, Thermocot, Torrido and in premium segment Macroman M Series, Macrowoman W Series& the newly formed subsidiary OBAN Fashion Pvt Ltd – Licensee of French Connection & Fruit of the Loom, Rupa & Company continues to be one of the dominant players in the industry.

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