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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Avinash Bhosale Group to bring together the top 16 champion teams from the corporate world to battle for the ABIL Cup with the launch of ‘ABIL CCCC ‘08’Pune, October 22, 2008: ABIL Group, leading Pune based player in Real Estate, Infrastructure & hospitality sector, today announced the launch of its premiere series of “ABIL Corporate Cricket Champions Cup ‘08” (ABIL CCCC 08) which will see the 16 champion teams from the corporate world battling it out for the ABIL Cup. The ABIL CCCC’ 08 is an invitational tournament which will host winners & runners-up of various sectorial tournaments, benchmarked by the jury. The championship will kick start on November 01, 2008 at the Deccan Gymkhana ground with total prize money of Rs. 5.5lacs to be won over the tournament.
ABIL CCCC 08 will be played on T20 (League cum knock out) format with adherence to the international rules and standards. Sixteen teams from various sectors like Automobiles, IT, Media, Manufacturing, Telecom, Finance and Pharma will be divided into four groups. Each team will play with all the teams in their respective groups, implying at least three games per side, followed by quarter finals, semi finals and finals.
Heavy weight corporates like Bajaj Auto, Cognizant Technologies, Cybage Software, HDFC, HSBC, IBM Corporation, Idea cellular, Infosys Technologies, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Mather & Plat, News Makers (Mix of Media Houses), Sakaal, Serum Institute, Sujanil Chemicals, Tata Motors and Venkateshwara Hatcheries will be the teams to watch in the championship.
Winners and Runner up of ABIL CCCC 08 will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 1lac and Rs. 75,000/- respectively. Best batsman, best bowler, best fielder and man of the series will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- each and a trophy. There will also be a Man of the match declared for each of the matches played who will receive a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 2,000/-
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sudhanshu Purohit, CEO, ABIL Group said, “Cricket in India spells magic and is probably the only unifying factor in an otherwise diverse and large country. Our main objective behind launching ABIL CCCC 08 is to identify cricketing talent from Pune and encourage them to participate in national and international tournaments”.
Emphasizing ABIL Group’s success over the years, he further added that “ABIL as a group has a presence on national basis and we plan to take ABIL CCCC to national level in future where teams from all across the country will participate.”
The highlight of the launch was marked by unveiling of the ABIL CCCC 08 trophy at the hands of Mr. Harsha Bhogale with an emphatic speech underlining the ethos of T-20. Boosting the spirit of the championship, Mr. Vikram Sathaye, highly reputed International cricket comedian presented an out and out laugh riot.
ABIL Group had previously undertaken plantation drive on Senapati Bapat road and beautified the circle near Hotel Rangoli with flower plants which was very well maintained and appreciated by all. Continuing with the same spirit, the group has now undertaken various plantation drives on road dividers from RTO to COEP and Sancheti Hospital to Balewadi. They have planted around 45,000 assorted plants so far on this route. They are also planting small plants under the University flyover and the same will be fenced to avoid destruction. They have also taken up the Balewadi subway leading to Balewadi stadium.
Speaking about this initiative, Mr. Amit Bhosale, Director, ABIL Group said, “One of the major environmental concerns of today is the rapid disappearance of green cover causing environmental imbalance. To address this in our own small way, we decided to plant & maintain trees on some stretches in the city to look at long term preservation.”
Adding to this, ABIL Group has also taken the responsibility of painting Yerawada Jail wall with historical images like Shaniwar Wada, Sinhgad fort and renowned figures like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Mhatma Phule, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi etc to keep the history and culture of the city alive.
Friday, December 5, 2008
Avinash Bhosale Group forayed into the business of Hospitality in the year 2002 with acquisition of ‘Sun-n-Sand’ a Five Star hotel in Pune. Though small, Pune is a home to many of the leading business houses of India, thus making the city a hot destination for business travelers. Sun-n-Sand rolls out a red carpet welcome to such travelers and tourists.
Currently the Group is constructing a Five Star deluxe hotel, in Pune which will be quite another revelation in Pune. The company is operating a Five Star hotel in Goa since August 2007. The Five Star Hotel in Nagpur and a Seven Star Hotel in Mumbai, Parel( Shangri-La) in joint venture are upcoming projects which will be operational in the next year. The Company is also in the advance stage of finalizing a Resort (Boutique Hotel) in Udaipur
Over the years, Avinash Bhosale Group has undertaken various projects including Townships, mini cities, group housing projects, budget housing, and commercial complexes across strategic locations in
The Infrastructure wing of ABIL Group was incorporated in 1979. The division, which comprises of two joint venture companies viz., Soma Enterprise and Indu Projects, is into building canals, dams, industrial projects, highways, bridges, tunnels etc. The Companies have a rich and varied track record highlighted by some mainframe infrastructure projects undertaken in the state of
The Infrastructure wing of Avinash Bhosale Group, the division which comprises of one joint venture company i.e. Soma Enterprise, is into building canals, dams, industrial projects, highways, bridges, tunnels etc. The Companies have a rich and varied track record highlighted by some mainframe infrastructure projects undertaken in the state of