The Inter School U-13 Monsoon Cup 2013 organized by Cricket India Academy (CIA), a division of Sports Education Development India Ltd (SEDIL), was bagged by Our Lady of Remedy High School. The final match was held at Kohinoor Cricket Academy, Kohinoor City, Kurla-Vidyavihar. The champions knocked down the runner-up team from Campion School by seven wickets chasing a target of 88 runs in 16.1 over’s.
Former Indian Test Player, Yajurvindra Singh Bilkha (Sunny) was the Chief Guest for the final presentation ceremony. The occasion was also graced by Guests of Honour Ganesh Iyer, BCCI National Panel Level Umpire, Praful Naik, Coach, Our Lady of Remedy High School, Paul Machado, Principal, Campion School, Major General Y N Sharma (Retd.), VP-HR & Admin, Kohinoor Group, and Arun Khetan, CEO, SEDIL.
Kohinoor IMI School of Hospitality Management effectively conducted INS Hamla- Navy officers' catering attachment program from 19th Aug to 24th Aug 2013 at Kohinoor Global Campus, Khandala. The customized program was aimed to generate awareness about the best Catering and Hospitality industry practices and to explore the feasibility of its execution in Indian Navy services.
The professors of Kohinoor IMI school of Hospitality Management meticulously conducted the aptly devised SLT log program. To facilitate students with rich practical experience, a wine tasting program was held in association with Sula wines, followed by the felicitation ceremony honored by CMDE Deepak Kapoor- CO- INS HAMLA.
R John Ringness, SFP, MRICS, CBIFM, Chief Facilities Officer, Kohinoor Group, was invited to be a panelist at the CII 3rd Regional Conference on Infrastructure Management held at New Delhi on 31 July 2013. He participated in the session Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement through Innovation in Real Estate Functions.
Property developers and building services teams (Facility Management) are continuously exploring various approaches to achieve greater efficiencies which in turn can create better ways to manage buildings/offices and real estate portfolios. Earlier efficient processes and technologies are quickly becoming outdated in today’s world. Hence, there is a need to keep evolving in terms of competence towards each and every aspect of the operations be it technology, maintenance methods, contract closures, management of people or suppliers. Mr Ringness shared his Facility Management expertise on Emerging Trends in Building Service Management and Enhancement of Efficiencies.
Hotel Kohinoor Continental has been awarded Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence 2013. This makes it the winner of the certificate second year in a row with an impressive score of 4/5.
Kohinoor Elite has also been awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence 2013. This again makes it the winner of the certificate second year in a row with an impressive score of 4/5.
KIMI student Prarthana Mal is the Maharashtra state topper for BBA in Hotel & Tourism Management, YCMOU, 2012. She will be honoured with a Gold Medal at the auspicious hands of Dr Anil Kakodkar, DAE - Homi Bhabha and Chair Professor, BARC, Mumbai, on June 29, 2013 at YCMOU, Nashik.
Kohinoor Square, certified as the tallest mixed use complex in India by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (as per CTBUH database dated 31 Oct ’12), opened the first phase of its bookings for the Commercial Tower on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya on 13 May 2013. This phase constitutes “The Chambers at Kohinoor Square” which house customizable office spaces for professionals. Aiming for LEED Certification, the amenities in the commercial tower match those of the world’s best commercial spaces. The response to this launch has been overwhelming as discerning professionals realize that moving into The Chambers at Kohinoor Square in the heart of Mumbai truly means moving up!
Kohinoor Group recently honoured Chetan Raikar with the 'Maharashtracha Kohinoor' Award for his exemplary work. A wizard at restoring heritage structures, Mr Raikar, a structural engineer, is known for restoring The Taj in Mumbai after the dastardly terrorist attack. The Award was presented at the Kohinoor Ma Ta Sanman Awards 2013 function held recently at a five-star hotel in Mumbai.
Kohinoor Technical Institute held its Annual Day at Kohinoor Global Campus, Khandala, on 13 April 2013. Apart from the prizes given to the best performers, the highlight of the event was the unveiling of the new Kohinoor Technical institute - KTI logo with a fresh 'youth appeal' by CMD Unmesh Joshi.
Kohinoor Continental and Kohinoor Elite recent won the MakeMyTrip Platinum Pick Award 2012. With this award, Kohinoor Hotels has set an industry benchmark for its exemplary customer services and skills.
Kohinoor City recently won the Integrated Township of the Year 2012 Award at the 27th National Real Estate Awards held in Mumbai. MCHI President Paras Gundecha presented the award to Atul Modak, Vice President-Kohinoor City Project, at the function held recently in Mumbai.
CIA U12 Premier League successfully came to an end with "Parle Tilak Academy" winning and MIG being the Runners up. The prize distribution ceremony was held in presence of our Chief guest – Mr. Nilesh Kulkarni, Former Indian Test Player Mr. Arun Khetan – CEO; Sports Education Development India Ltd (SEDIL) and other dignitaries.
A visit to Kohinoor Hospital was arranged by Orange mobile tour for delegates of the Holcim Forum Team of international visitors to study 'Green Hospital' project features. Ace architect Sandeep Shikre made a lucid presentation to them on 'Green Hospital' followed by a hospital round led by Anuja Sawant of his team. Kohinoor Group Chief Facilities Officer John Ringness also accompanied the visitors.
Kohinoor Education Trust (KET) recently entered into an academic and cultural understanding and cooperation with Georgia College & State University (GCSU), Atlanta, USA to boost academic development for students of its educational institutions Kohinoor IMI School of Hospitality Management (KIMI) and Kohinoor Business School (KBS).