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The Economic Times

In spite of a compelling vision, rock-solid strategy and talented teams, many corporates are just not able to take the organization to the next level simply because leaders don't trust each other. Article titled “A Culture of Trust” authored by Rupak Agarwal.


The Economic Times

This budget is like a string of pearls tying all key initiatives announced in the last 2 years into a pragmatic, no-hype budget - Article titled “Budget 2016’s impact on real estate- Some hits but left crying for more” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


The Economic Times

We are proud to be allotted the new number series beginning with 8088. We are calling this number series as Elite Series as it is a special feeling to have a number beginning with 8 which is commonly associated with the STD code of Bangalore”, RCOM Karnataka Circle Head Rupak Agarwal said.”


CNBC

Our concept is of an integrated township, which is “city within a city” where consumers get a holistic living – Live, Work, Play, Grow says Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties

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The Financial Express

State tax officials are of the view that since e-commerce companies hold, store and deliver products on behalf of the sellers, they can be considered as “dealers” and are liable to pay tax. E-commerce websites allow sellers to sell products using their platforms but they don’t sell it themselves. This creates ambiguity on value added taxation, says Rupak Agarwal Business Head at Godrej Properties


Live Mint

Rupak Agarwal, who joined Godrej Properties, Mumbai, as vice-president in April, says it was a “great experience” to receive the pre-joining kit. “What really touched me was the attention to minute details and keeping employee needs in mind, like arranging for a courier to pick up the completed joining kit from home. It made me aware of the extreme professional touch to the processes in the organization. Prior to joining, I received a bouquet at home and a gift hamper, the same evening. It took my family and me by surprise.”


Business Standard

Rupak Agarwal, Karnataka Circle Head – Reliance communications said ” We are delighted to spend quality time on a noble initiative like tree planting which is essential in today’s context”. “We are committed to conserving the environment in and around us with many more such initiatives.”


BW - Business World

As e-commerce is becoming a buzzword and growing at blistering pace, the ecosystem is continuously finding solutions of the industry's challenges. Article titled “The Growing Challenges of Indian E Commerce – What You Need to Know” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


India Today

Brick and Mortar and E Commerce of today will become Click and Mortar in C2 Commerce. Retailers will realize that to stay ahead the digital and physical spaces have to complement each other to reduce costs, increase sales and deliver the kind of personalization unheard of today – Article titled “C2 Commerce – Future of Retailing” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


The CEO Magazine

The CEO's greatest battle today is to win the trust of stakeholders. Building this culture of trust within an organization is insanely important and starts from the top. To my mind, trust is like a forest – takes lots of time to grow but can burn down with just a torch of carelessness. Article titled “How CEO’s build a culture of Trust?” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


The CEO Magazine

Every leader goes through a stage in their journey up the “leadership ladder” when they are confronted with responsibilities outside their expertize, when subordinates are technically much better qualified or much more smarter than them - Article titled “How CEO’s can Lead Technical Experts” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


Business India

At 34, Rupak Agarwal is the youngest General Manager at Hindustan times, India’s leading media house. He believes a strong foundation is the key to a strong edifice.


TOI

Rupak Agarwal, Vice President, Operations, Godrej Properties, said, “With scarcity of high rises in Ahmedabad, there is good demand. Besides the city is turning cosmopolitan, which brings in professionals who have worked in metros and lived in high rises”

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BW Business World

This budget is like a string of pearls tying all key initiatives announced in the last 2 years into a pragmatic, no-hype budget - Article titled “Budget Impact on Real Estate- Some Positives, But Industry Wants More” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


BW Business World

Retailers will realize that to stay ahead the digital and physical spaces have to complement each other to reduce costs, increase sales and deliver the kind of personalization unheard of today. Article titled “Consumer Centric Commerce : Future of Retailing” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


BW Smart Cities

With a target of 100 million homes by 2022 set by the government, innovation for faster construction is the need of the hour - Article titled “Building Smart for India” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


Realty Plus

India needs to build a new Chicago every year when the goal is Housing for All by 2022 - Article titled “Integrated Townships – Are they the answer to our urban woes” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


Property Observer

This budget is like a string of pearls tying all key initiatives announced in the last few months into a pragmatic, no tamasha budget - Article titled “Budget 2015 – Many hits but left crying for Dil Maange More” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


People Matters

Every leader goes through self discovery. Finding your magical lantern – your skill, thrill and drill -- will not only guide your destiny better, but also the life and career choices of those who follow you - Article titled “How CEO’s discover their Skill, thrill and Drill” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


People Matters

Over more than 2 decades of corporate experience, I have seen many budding leaders failing to cross the hurdle of confronting with responsibilities outside their expertize as they move up the leadership ladder or take too much time to train themselves to cross this milestone. To my mind, the earlier you cross this hurdle, the faster you become an evolved leader. Article titled “Leading technical experts and individuals smarter than you” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


BW Smart Cities

Promoting integrated townships as greener, self-sustaining hubs can help alleviate many of our city woes - Article titled “An Urban Vision for our cities” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


DNA

We wish to inform you that due to heavy rain, the garba celebrations have been cancelled at Godrej Garden City today evening. We thank you for your support and understanding. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused to garba revellers,” said Rupak Agarwal, the VP, operations, of Godrej Properties


TOI

Trust is like a forest – it takes a lot of time to grow, but can burn down with just a flame of carelessness. Article titled “A Culture of Trust” authored by Rupak Agarwal.


Deccan Herald

Speaking about how ‘freshers’ need to be inducted by the HR departments in companies, Rupak Agarwal, CEO, Reliance Communication (Karnataka) said: "They are like newborns. Newcomers need help in blending with the surroundings."


The Tribune

Business Head of Godrej Properties Rupak Agarwal and Keyoor Purani, Dean, Development, IIM Kozikhode, were the keynote speakers.


BW Disrupt

Digital change is coming fast, and it will not stop. Embrace it, understand it, and have a plan for it before it is too late. One of the most critical tasks of a Founder & CEO is to lead Innovation. How quickly can you stop following and start transforming? Article titled "How Startups Can Drive Continuous Innovation?" authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


Management Compass

Rupak Agarwal, General Manager, Strategic Marketing Hindustan times is one of the youngest to have held this post in the company. But that only makes him aim higher, for that is what he learnt at IIM Bangalore – to excel. But the IIM days were not only about discovering your USP's.


Urban Vastu

Brick and Mortar and E Commerce of today will become Click and Mortar in C2 Commerce - Article titled "C2 Commerce Future of Retailing" authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


TOI

Rupak Agarwal, Vice President, Operations, Godrej Properties, said, "We are happy to host the Navratri festival at Godrej Garden City, Ahmedabad. We hope the next eight days would be fun-filled and memorable for all participating in the event."


BW Smart Cities

The real estate sector has been going through tough times and the expectations from the first full budget of the new government were extremely high - Article titled “Budget 2015 and the Real Estate Sector: Not far enough” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


India Today

Every employee looks up to you to know what is your vision. Article titled “How CEO’s can build a culture of trust” authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


BW Business World

Today's payment methods will be history sooner than you can imagine. Are you ready to brace this financial storm? - Article titled "The Uber Revolution – Ready to Brace the Financial Storm?" authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties.


E27

From legislation to logistics, e-commerce is facing many challenges in India - Article titled "Indian E Commerce facing crunch time. Can it survive" authored by Rupak Agarwal, Business Head at Godrej Properties


Telecom Talk

Rupak Agarwal, Karnataka Circle Head, Reliance Communications quoted We are proud to be allotted the new number series beginning with 8088. It is a special feeling to have a number beginning with 8 which is commonly associated with the STD code of Bangalore. We are sure that the new 8088 series will help our customers differentiate our services in a crowded 9 series market and provide the necessary innovative value.


Exchange 4 Media

Rupak Agarwal quits HT, joins Bharti Cellular as VP, Kolkata. On being contacted, Agarwal said, "Telecom is one industry that is growing by leaps and bounds and it would be quite exciting to be a part of it."

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Exchange 4 Media

Says Rupak Agarwal, GM, Marketing, "Impact is conceived to provide flexibility to our clients. Earlier, the insertion incentives were available on our city supplements only. Now we are offering the same on the main editions as well."...No, this is not a reaction to competition. We were planning this change since the beginning of the year," argues Agarwal...

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Exchange 4 Media

Says Rupak Agarwal, GM, Media Marketing, Hindustan Times, "In the Delhi market, the HT-BS package offers a 21% higher net reach with a 27% higher cost efficiency. And at a mere incremental Rs.450 per cc at Rs.3,250, an advertiser can get a stupendous All India geographical spread with HT Delhi and BS all editions. This again is tremendous ”value for money” when compared to a similar package from TOI Delhi + ET All at Rs.5,150 per cc."

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