Annual mega event “Agrajatra 2017” held at SQ Station

March 16, 2017

“Agrajatra” the annual mega event of SQ Group took place on March 10, 2017. This time more than 10,000 employees from different manufacturing units of the Group attended the program. People are at the heart of SQ, and accordingly the objective of this program was to celebrate success stories, and recognize the contribution & hard work that go behind it. It was a festival of satisfaction, happiness and laughter. Aligned with the theme “Together”, the attendees clad in colorful clothes and had a festive mode throughout the day.

The opening speech was delivered by Warisul Abid, Director People & Value Creation. He shared the ambitions and the journey of the company in the upcoming days.

Later, representative from the workforce, Ms Shima, Production Controller of SQ Birichian, also gave an impactful speech. She highlighted the different aspects of woman empowerment, unique success stories of worker wellbeing and other important stories.  She also appreciated all the people oriented initiatives like, Better Life initiatives and implementation of Kutumbita mobile application that helps to improve the lifestyle of the people of SQ.

Ms. Shila, SAF Games Gold medalist, was invited to the program as the Chief Guest. During her speech she shared her glorious stories of struggle and result with the SQ associates. She encouraged the people to work hard and changed the future of the people and the company.

One of the unique events was the Fashion show. Starting from the costumes to the models who walked the ramp, everything was done internally. SQ’s in-house Fashion Designers and Product Development team worked together to come up with a unique theme with befitting costumes to make it a successful event. Most importantly, the show was performed by our production operators - the associates who manufacture the apparel products!  On the other hand, the people who stitch world class clothes for the global Fashion industry, got an opportunity to witness how professional Fashion shows look like in real life. This showed SQ’s commitment towards its people and its ambition to improve their lifestyles through unique initiatives.

Chairman of SQ Group, Muhammad Ghulam Faruq, Vice Chairman, Salima Bensaid, Non-Executive Director, Graham Makin, Chief Executive Officer, Aruna Muthumuni, Director of Operations, Senthil Selvan, were present throughout the day. They assisted during different award ceremonies and participated in the celebrations.  

SQ Group aspires to be a people-centered manufacturing company. Behind its sustainable growth lies the achievement of its People objectives.  Agrajatra is a bold demonstration of that objective, and it will just get bigger and better with each passing year.