Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), the civic body for the city of Kolkata, today awarded the tender for its communications mandate for the next two years to Blue Lotus Communications – a twelve 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 and Agriculture (MCCIA) out of Pune.
According to a company statement, the tender was awarded post several rounds of competitive bidding involving several national public relations agencies and Blue Lotus efforts were spearheaded by N Chandramouli, CEO and Founder – Comniscient Group, of which Blue Lotus Communications is the flagship entity.
About the alliance, 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 and Corporate Communications Awards.
Blue Lotus Communications is the flagship PR agency of the Comniscient Group and ranks among the leading PR agencies of India. Awarded two years consecutively, in 2010 as ‘Consultancy of the Year’ by the internationally reputed Holmes Report, and in 2011 as ‘PR Agency of the Year’ by IPRCCA, an award accorded by a jury of PR agency heads, the agency employs more than 150 people across India, across nine offices.