Havells India Limited is a $1.4 Billion leading Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) Company with a strong global footprint. Havells enjoys enviable market dominance across a wide spectrum of products, including Industrial & Domestic Circuit Protection Devices, Cables & Wires, Motors, Pumps, Fans, Modular Switches, Home Appliances, Electric Water Heaters, Power Capacitors, CFL Lamps, Luminaires for Domestic, Commercial and industrial Applications.
Havells in 2007 created history by acquiring world’s renowned lighting company Sylvania thus registering itself amongst top 4 lighting companies in the world. Today, Havells owns some of the most prestigious global brands like Havells, Crabtree, Sylvania, Concord, Luminance and Standard. Its global network constitutes of 6500 professionals across 91 branches & representative offices in over 50 countries. Its 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in India located at Haridwar, Baddi, Noida, Sahibabad, Faridabad, Alwar, Neemrana and 7 world class manufacturing plants located in Europe, Latin America, Africa & China are manufacturing globally acclaimed products, synonymous with excellence and precision in the electrical industry.
A 20000 strong global distribution network continuously strives to set new benchmarks in prompt delivery and service to customers – powering their smiles like none other electrical brand in the country. Further to this the company pioneered the concept of exclusive brand showroom in the electrical industry with ‘Havells Galaxy’. Today over 250 plus Havells Galaxies across the country are helping customers, both domestic and commercial, to choose from a wide variety of products for different applications. Havells became the first FMEG Company to offer door step service via its initiative ‘Havells Connect’. Thanks to the quality of products and quicker service, it has minimum customer complaints and highest customer satisfaction.
Havells alongwith its brands, have earned the distinction of being the preferred choice of electrical products for discerning individuals and industrial consumers both in India and abroad. Havells offers same quality products for both Indian and international markets. Havells products & processes have acquired a number of International quality certifications, like BASEC, CSA, KEMA, CB, CE, ASTA, CPA, SEMKO, SIRIUM (Malaysia), SPRING (Singapore), TSE (Turkey), SNI (Indonesia) and EDD (Bahrain) – thus complying with stringent quality norms at even the most testing markets, worldwide. It is committed to keep powering the world with its state-of-the-art innovations and energy-efficient solutions. Currently 70% of its product offering is energy efficient.
About the founder
Qimat Rai Gupta, Founder Chairman & Managing Director of Havells India was regarded as a leading business icon of the Indian Industry. He was a generous philanthropist who has made numerous contributions for betterment of the Indian society. Gupta’s innovative ideas and inspiring leadership led to the growth of Havells India to great heights.
Born in a lower middle class family in 1937 in the undivided Punjab, Gupta was a staunch believer in the values expounded in the Bhagwad Gita, which he incorporated in his personal and professional lives. Simple living, hard work, honesty and integrity, and ethical corporate governance defined his decisions at home and work over the past seven decades.
Gupta began his entrepreneurial journey in 1958 from Electrical market at Bhagirath palace, Delhi and then never looked back. He always believed that through sheer passion, dedication and honest work, one can create and recreate healthy, vibrant, and successful organizations that give more to the society than what they take from it. In less than four decades, Gupta created a $1.3 billion world-class fast-moving electrical goods organization with a market cap of $3 billion and business footprints in India, Europe, Latin America and Africa and renowned brands such as Havells, Sylvania, Crabtree, Lumiance and Standard in its bag. The innovative and daring business man guided the acquisition of Germany based lighting company, Sylvania to create history in the Indian electrical industry. Sylvania was one and half times bigger than Havells at the time of the acquisition.
Even when the industry was adopting trading model for more profits, the pioneering personality took a major decision of investing his capital in creating world class manufacturing plants. However, it was not the growth and profit motives that have guided his corporate decisions. It has been a faith and an earnest desire to help, uplift and empower hundreds of thousands of his shareholders, dealers and retailers, employees and customers. Thanks to Gupta’s vision, all of these individuals and their families have prospered and become part of the country’s inclusive growth model. As a team builder, he has empowered the 6500 employees who have grown with the Group. The 20,000 network of distributors, dealers and retailers have benefitted from Gupta’s endeavour to let them equally share profits earned by the Group, to take out health and insurance policies for their families, and provide access to critical capital through the Group’s channel financing schemes. Everyone gained from being part of Havells family.
Under the proficient leadership of Gupta, Havells India is associated with philanthropic activities including providing mid-day meals to 50,000 school children every day across 666 government schools in Alwar district of Rajasthan. QRG Medicare, one of QRG Group Company, runs a large, 140 bed modern hospital, QRG Central Hospital & research Center, in Faridabad, Haryana. Another state-of-the-art, 450 bed, hospital is being constructed in the same city, the first of its kind in the area. The QRG Group has generously contributed in cash and kind to help the affected people during various national calamities like the Bihar Flood and Tsunami, and for Kargil National Relief Fund.
The 77 year old Patriarch of the group left for heavenly abode on November 7, 2014.
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