“TRIUMPH” Annual Business Review Event 2019Yogendra Singh Rajput
Prasa conducted an Yearly Business Review (YBR) meeting 2018-19 on 22nd August at Novotel, Khopoli, followed by a fun day at Aqua Imagica on 23rd August. It was a 2 days event that celebrated the silver jubilee anniversary of Prasa and was named “TRIUMPH – Bagged the Silver, Ready for Gold”. It clearly defines the victorious feeling of completing 25 glorious years along with the vision to reach the 50-year mark stronger.
The event started at 3 pm with the team gathered at the banquet for the conference post-lunch. The conference commenced with a welcome note by Mr. Prakash Burse – Founder and MD, where he looked back with fondness at 25 years of Prasa. He elaborated on the fact that his perseverance and dedication allowed him to face the most difficult times resulting in Prasa, which started with just him, to reach with 100+ employees today.
The welcome note was followed by the Organizational Enhancement presentation, delivered by Mr. Jay Burse – Director-Business Development at Prasa. He acquainted everybody with Prasa’s thought process to reach organizational goals in the coming years and explained the opportunities being explored for business expansions. He talked about the technology demanding a change in the data center structure and call for EdgeCenter – The Modular Data Center. He also shared multiple motivational stories from his journey and threw light on the factors leading to the expansion in North America. Mr. Burse expressed the concern about the environment and everyone’s role in countering it, which has lead to Prasa’s partnership with GRC. He explained the Liquid Immersion Cooling technology with the help of videos and elaborated on how this technology will reduce the power consumption of data centers, decrease the power cost, and overall change the face of the future data centers.
After a short break and small photo session, the team reconvened for the presentation on Prasa’s strategies and achievements of the marketing front, delivered by Mr. Akash Motwani – Head-Digital Marketing. He briefed about Prasa’s website and the importance of social media. Mr. Mayuresh Kajwadkar – Head-Finance presented an elaborate Business Statistics and Analytics of the working and achievements seen after the adoption of SAP. This was followed by the Service Accretion presentation delivered by Mr. Ganesh More – Sr. Business Development Manager and Mrs. Neeta Paiyawal – Head, Service. It covered the various growth stories from the last year, and plans and opportunities in the upcoming year.
The conference culminated with recognition of all talents and performances in the accolade ceremony. Post-dinner, the team Prasa walked down the memory lane with a video compiled of the employees’ testimonies describing their fond memories and experiences out of their journey at Prasa. The team building continued with a fun-filled game of Bollywood Pictionary, which kept everyone energetic and enthusiastic way past midnight!
On 23rd August 2019, team Prasa went to Aqua Imagica, where they spent a day on thrilling rides and dancing in water, which made them connect better as a team and helped them in knowing each other better.
YBR 2019 was special for many reasons; the most important being silver jubilee anniversary celebrations of the company and 2019 embarking as the year of launch for Prasa Inc. in Ottawa, Canada, officially making Prasa a Multi-National Company (MNC). The two-day trip involved all the employees from the head office (Pune) and the two branches at Mumbai and Jaisinghpur. The trip saw a very musically competitive ride to Khopoli, a highly constructive conference, some fabulous team building activities, and a day of fun and frolic at the water park. Well, it is safe to say that team Prasa looks more connected and stronger as a team and rejuvenated to deliver better efficiencies as individuals.