MSIL Planning to Relaunch Lekhak, Vidya Notebooks

Published: 09th January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th January 2015 05:01 AM   |  A+A-

BELAGAVI: Mysore Sales International (MSIL) is planning to expand its business by re-launching production of Lekhak and Vidya brand notebooks and opening a packaged drinking water unit.

MSIL Chairman M L Anil Kumar told reporters here on Thursday that the company is also planning to enter pharmaceutical business by opening medicals shops across the state.

He said poor students are finding it hard to afford books of private brands available in the market.

“We had stopped producing notebooks, unable to compete with private brands. We have decided to appeal to the government to pass an order making it mandatory for schools to buy notebooks from MSIL,” Anil Kumar added.

He said MSIL will establish packaged drinking water units in four revenue divisions of state. The packaged water will be available at lower prices than those available in the market now, he added.

Anil Kumar, who is also the chairman of Kolar District Congress Committee, said 63 new retail liquor outlets will be opened in addition to existing 393 across the state.

Chit funds branches will be opened in all districts. Presently, MSIL has 15 branches in Bengaluru city and seven in other parts of the state.

MSIL is also planning to promote tourism and extend business in Delhi and Mumbai.

The state owned undertaking recorded profit of `33 crore in 2013-14 as against `23 crore in 2012-13, he added.

He said he will hand over a cheque for `2 crore to Chief Minister’s calamity relief fund soon.


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