Jessop Archive

What is Pawan Ruia up to? Jessop, Dunlop and West Bengal’s Industrial resurgence – Chawm Ganguly

Frequent cases of trespassing, theft of expensive machine parts, unconcerned police, militant trade unionism and poor productivity force a 225 year old heritage engineering company to the brink. The administration scales the peak of their ham-handed callousness. The owner calls the bluff and forces a stalemate, from which he “allegedly” hopes to emerge with a

Jessop Update

In the tripartite meeting chaired by the Hon’ble industry minister Mr Partha Chatterjee, the Jessop management elaborated on the pressing issues of law and order and poor productivity affecting the performance of the company and was assured that the government would address the issues urgently. The Jessop management expresses its gratitude to the Government of

Jessop an Obituary (1788 – 2013) : Chawm Ganguly

15th November 2013. Even as you read this piece, the death knell of the 225 year old heritage engineering giant Jessop & Company has begun tolling, in the process sealing the fate of 685 workers directly. The shutdown, which is now just a matter of time, will also mean the end of an Engineering legacy

Men Who Matter : Pawan Kumar Ruia

Pipri, 21 KMs from Renukoot, in Uttar Pradesh. Call it the back of beyond, or the edge of the Hindi heartland, this idyllic town with its pristine environs has made its way into the corporate folklore of India. For, it was here that the irreplaceable Pawan Kumar Ruia, the single handed creator of the Ruia