Mumbai 27TH June, 2022: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, one of the leading company in petroleum sector in India, successfully organized their flagship internal communication and knowledge-enhancing program for employees – The Brand Quiz Baadshah, in Mumbai.
The super quiz, carved out a unique place for itself, with its scale and saw nationwide participation of more than 2,600 employees. The quiz entered the Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records in 2018, having been recognized as the largest Corporate Brand Engagement Program in Asia.
The Quiz master for the grand finale was Giri Balasubramania, better known by his pseudonym Pickbrain, who is a prolific quizmaster and has anchored over 2,000 shows across several countries.
The objective of Brand Quiz Badshah is to energise employees across the length and breadth of the organisation and enhance their brand and business knowledge.
The coveted trophy was lifted by team of Sheikh Jalaluddin Mohammad, Territory Manager (Lubes) from Pune and Mosharraf Ahmed, Assistant Manager Operations (Retail), Manmad.
The finale was attended by Shri Arun Kumar Singh, C&MD, Shri Sanjar Khanna, Director Refineries, Smt Meenaxi Rawat, CVO, Shri Sukhmal Jain who felicitated the winners in the presence of Shri S. Abbas Akhtar, Chief General Manager (PR & Brand), other senior BPCL officials and the employees who watched the event live.
As a result of the pandemic, the multi-stage BQB Quiz Contest was spread across 5 virtual rounds, including 2 online sessions, followed by 18 Quarter Finals, 6 Semi Finals, before culminating into the grand Finale, where a total of 12 participants in 6 teams battled it out for the crown.
Jai Rattan Ekka, Chief Manager (Employee Relations), Kochi Refinery and Sagnik Sinha Senior Manager (BPRL) were the First Runner-Up and Eshu Kumar, Territory Manager (Retail) from Jammu and Arun Kandikonda Territory Coordinator (Retail) from Chennai were the Second Runner-Up.
About Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL):
Fortune Global 500 Company, Bharat Petroleum is the second largest Indian Oil Marketing Company and one of the premier integrated energy companies in India, engaged in refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products, with a significant presence in the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. The company attained the coveted Maharatna status, joining the elite club of companies having greater operational & financial autonomy.
Bharat Petroleum’s Refineries at Mumbai & Kochi and subsidiary Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd., at Bina, Madhya Pradesh have a combined refining capacity of around 35.3 MMTPA. Its marketing infrastructure includes a network of installations, depots, energy stations, aviation service stations and LPG distributors. Its distribution network comprises over 19,000 Energy Stations, over 6,100 LPG distributorships, 733 Lubes distributorships, and 123 POL storage locations, 53 LPG Bottling Plants, 60 Aviation Service Stations, 3 Lube blending plants and 4 cross-country pipelines.
Bharat Petroleum is integrating its strategy, investments, environmental and social ambitions to move towards a sustainable planet. The company has chalked out the plan to offer electric vehicle charging stations at around 7000 energy stations over next 5 years.
With a focus on sustainable solutions, the company is developing a vibrant ecosystem and a road-map to become a Net Zero Energy Company by 2040, in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. Bharat Petroleum has been partnering communities by supporting innumerable initiatives connected primarily in the areas of education, water conservation, skill development, health, community development, capacity building and employee volunteering. With ‘Energising Lives’ as its core purpose, Bharat Petroleum’s vision is to be the most admired global energy company leveraging talent, innovation & technology.