The program has been rolled out by Tata Power in partnership with "Atomberg Technologies", a start-up launched by the alumni of IIT-Mumbai, Tata Power said in statement.
The ceiling fans named 'Gorilla' are based on the Brushless DC technology and are more energy efficient than five-star ceiling fans available in the market, consuming just 28 watts at the highest speed.
The fans have a smart remote control, which has speed control, sleep and timer mode. Each residential consumer is eligible to procure four ceiling fans for Rs 1,750 each, against a market price of Rs 3,500 each.
Airwhizz app aims at making air travel easy *Airport assistance mobile app Airwhizz aims to enhance passenger experience by creating a synergy between the passenger, the airport, the airlines and various service providers at the airport.
Conceptualised in the year 2015 by Rishabh Beria and Ashish Thesia, the app connects passengers with services at the airport like restaurants and retail outlets, lounge, spa services, airport hotels etc.
It also integrates transport and cab vendors like Ola and Uber whose services can be booked from within the app itself.
It provides the user with real-time information regarding flight status, boarding gates, baggage belt etc and caters to needs of the passenger post booking of tickets up until reaching their destination.
Convergence introduces uKnowva HRM for retail industry *IT service provider Convergence Services has introduced an enterprise collaboration system tailor-made for everyday business requirements of large and small retail organisations.
The platform uKnowva HRM for retail industry -- seamlessly manages people, customer servicing, invoicing and corporate collaborations for companies of all sizes.
The system allows immediate updates and regular reminders for employees on meetings and events, and managers get daily sales reports sorted by state, city, location, and store. The POS systems in stores can also be integrated with uKnowva to get real-time updates about sales made.
"The data remains within the digital walls of the organisation, without any fear of confidential data getting leaked through external apps. The user-friendly interface makes uKnowva extremely easy to operate," founder and CEO Vicky Jain said.
*Consumer electronics firm Zebronics today said it has roped in Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan as its brand ambassador.
"Hrithik Roshan is undoubtedly the indisputable choice for our brand. He is a versatile actor with youthful enthusiasm and positive inspiration, that shall bring new vigour/dynamism to the brand to further expand our customer reach," Zebronics Director Rajesh Doshi said in a statement.
Apart from the launches and promotions, Roshan will also be involved actively with brand communication across platforms.
Zebronics plans to roll its brand campaign with the actor shortly this year.
Solar power category grew 400% year on year on Amazon India *Amazon India has seen about 400 per cent jump in its solar power category with growth being driven by demand from tier II and III cities.
The e-commerce platform has also seen significant growth in garden products category that includes seeds, live plants, garden tools, pots and planters.
"Tier II and Tier III cities are most inclined towards environmentally friendly practices and lead in demand for both – solar power and garden products," Amazon.In said in a report.
Among tier II and III cities, Barnala (Punjab) led the demand followed by Mysore, Nagercoil, Thane and Tirupur.
Increased awareness and consciousness about the urgent need to reduce our carbon footprint is quickly becoming an important factor driving this demand surge, the report said.
GlobalLogic appoints Jonathan Rothenberg to head M&A *Tech firm GlobalLogic today said it has named Jonathan Rothenberg as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions for the company.
This newly created position is an essential component of GlobalLogic's strategy to expand the company's offerings and global footprint through organic growth, new partnerships, and key acquisitions, it said in a statement.
Working across all business lines, Rothenberg will take on the critical role of identifying, evaluating, and executing on strategic business opportunities, it added.
He will report directly to GlobalLogic CEO Shashank Samant.