RPSG Group supplies power to Kolkata (West Bengal) since 1899, through its flagship company, CESC. It also distributes power in Great Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Bikaner, Bharatpur, Kota (Rajasthan) and Malegaon (Maharashtra).
The Group has thermal power generation capacity of 2400 MW. It also generates renewable energy through its wind and solar power plants located in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.
PCBL, set up by Mr. K. P. Goenka in 1960, started production at Durgapur with a production capacity of 14,000 MT per annum. As PCBL celebrated its diamond jubilee in 2020, it has been playing a pioneering role in the carbon black industry for over six decades, with a current production capacity of 6,03,000 MT per annum and generating 84 MW per hour of green power. Today, PCBL is the largest carbon black manufacturer in India and a strong global player with a significant customer base in 40+ countries. Apart from four strategically located state-of-the-art plants at Durgapur (West Bengal), Palej (Gujarat), Mundra (Gujarat) and Kochi (Kerala), it has also set up R&D centres at Palej (Gujarat) and Ghislenghien (Belgium).
Consumer & Retail
The Group has been at the forefront of providing innovative solutions for consumer needs.
Spencer’s Retail was one of the pioneers of organised retailing in India. The Group's retail presence was consolidated with the acquisition of Nature’s Basket. It ventured into the snacking business with the launch of Too Yumm! and the acquisition of Evita. It also acquired a majority stake in Dr Vaidya’s, India’s largest digital Ayurvedic brand. Waffle Wallah, Bombay Toastee and Biryani Battuta were launched as QSRs to serve wholesome food on-the-go, in a hygienic environment. Besides these, the consumer VC fund of the Group, RPSG Ventures, is focused on investing in futuristic concepts in the B2C space.
Education & Infrastructure
RPSG Group has diversified interests in the fields of infrastructure and education including Quest, the premier luxury mall of East India, Woodlands, a pioneer in multi-specialty healthcare in Kolkata, and International Management Institute, India’s first corporate sponsored business school.