Mumbai: Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), the civic body for the city of Kolkata, today awarded the tender for its communications mandate for the next 2 years to Blue Lotus Communications – a 12-year old public relations agency, which has in the past handled several state and civic bodies such as the Kolkata Environmental Improvement Project (KEIP) out of Kolkata and the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA) out of Pune.
The tender was awarded post several rounds of competitive bidding involving several national public relations agencies and Blue Lotus efforts were spearheaded by Mr. N. Chandramouli, CEO & Founder – Comniscient Group, of which Blue Lotus Communications is the flagship entity.
Speaking of the partnership, Chandramouli said, “Having worked with several governmental and civic agencies in the past, Blue Lotus has the necessary expertise in understanding the liaison and communications needs of Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority”, continuing, “We have won several accolades on the back of our work for campaigns across the public and private sectors such as Vibrant Gujarat across the nation, Kolkata Municipal Corporation Limited out of Kolkata and the No Smoking campaign out of Mumbai”.
Across sectors, Blue Lotus Communications handles key clientele such as Dun & Bradstreet India, Micro Finance Institutions Network, DBS Bank India and DHL Express India. While in 2010, they were awarded for being the ‘Indian Consultancy of the Year’ by The Holmes Report – a global body for the public relations industry, in 2011, industry peers across India got together to vote them the ‘Best PR Agency of the Year’ under the ambit of the India PR & Corporate Communications Awards.