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Posted on Jan 24, 10:03AM | IBNS
Actress turned Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Debashri Roy Tuesday inaugurated 'Easyfill' a printer refilling service by Kolkata based Ritman Group, here.
Ritman Group Tuesday announced their collaboration with Singapore based global ink and printer consumables company Fullmark Pte to launch high quality printer solutions for the Indian market.
Under 'Easyfill' mechanism printer cartridges will be refilled at a very low cost.
Moreover the refilling of cartridges will be engaging local women who will be trained in operating the refilling equipments.
The joint venture was named Ritman Fullmark Inks Pvt Ltd.
Speaking on the occasion the CEO of Ritman Group which is mainly a real estate group Parag Majmudar said, "As we believe in 'Think Green' technology we wanted to use some recycling process in making in laser and ink cartridges."
"3.5 liters of oil is needed to produce a single cartridge and annually 28 million cartridges are produced in India. So as we are passing through a poor economic condition, our prime objective was to produce a cost effective technology as in low cost in price, providing with high quality performance." Majmudar said at the event.
He added, "According to Registrars of Companies (ROC) regulations 2 percent of the business cost has to spend on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). Thereby this is one of our social responsibilities for the people around us apart from profit making."
According to the CEO as a step towards economic empowerment for women the company has decided to allot dealership license of Easyfill to the women only.
Easyfill stations have already been set up sat some schools and IT companies in West Bengal and at a very cheap price of Rs 25 people can go for refilling.
While asking for the employment issue they are expecting to generate by their joint venture, Majmudar said to IBNS, "We are in a position to set up our industry at Barrackpore in West Bengal. After launching our joint venture in Mumbai and Delhi in the coming weeks production will be starting in Barrackpore and within 6-8 months 1lac of employment can be generated by our venture."