Melwin Joy
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Ajit Ravi – A Character of DASHAVATHARAM

Ajit Ravi the Proprietor of Pegasus Group has a multi faceted personality which is symbolic of “Dashavatharam”. It is this characteristic of his personality that attracts him to others. Ajit Ravi fascinates me a lot. So, I call him “Dashavatharam”. It is his ability to take up challenges and emerge victorious which surprises others, and this is one of the characteristics which differentiate him from others. On the other hand, he is an employee of the Cochin International Airport, where he is working as a Supervisor (Fire).Apart from this; he is also one of the prominent leaders of the INTUC Union in the Airport. He has been in the leadership of the union for the past 13 years. He is also the President of the Staff Welfare Committee in the Airport. The Social Service activities of Ajit are not limited here. He is also one of the founding fathers of the Kerala Chamber of Youth Forum.

Along with his job in the Airport, he also handles several other businesses with ease, and it is this quality of Ajit Ravi which fascinates me. Even amidst his busy schedules of business, trade unionism and other social activities, he takes care of his duties at the Airport. He never gives a chance to cut a sorry figure before any superiors at the Airport. Ajit Ravi has established his company “Pegasus” in the year 2000, as a proprietary firm. Initially, its activities involved only event management. But, towards the year 2001, the company has entered into the field of production of Serials and other programmes for the Television. Following this, a separate division for advertising and marketing was also established.

The idea of conducting beauty pageants under the title was conceived in the year 2002, and the contest for it was held the same year. And the winner of the contest for the said title of ‘Miss South India’ was crowned for the very first time in the year 2002, itself. In 2003, a musical band was formed to promote the new talents in Kerala under the banner ‘Minnalai’, which had given more than 10 play back singers to the industry. According to Ajit Ravi, they have entered into charity activities during the year 2004, by conceiving the idea of live musical performance in decorated vehicles to gather fund for financial aid to a poor girl for surgery of her heart. We also started a division called Pegasus Records in the year 2005, to release the albums sung by our band members In 2006, the company has announced the first ‘Film and Television Award’, which is the first of its kind to honour and encourage the talented personalities of Media and Television industry. In the year 2010, we announced ‘MBA Award’ (Malayalee Business Achiever Award) and aw They have also launched a division, called Pegasus Records in the year 2005, to release the albums sung by their band members in all the areas.

In 2011, a national pageant was announced under the title ‘Miss Queen of India’ and the crowning was done during the same year. An English Magazine was also launched during the same year under the title ‘Unique Times’. The company has entered into the production of films under the banner, ‘Arva Productions’ during the year 2012, and the first film was released during last month. Since then, we were coming out with a monthly ‘Business Magazine’, in Malayalam with the title ‘Unique Times’. Now, our Tamil film is under production and is proposed to be released in February, 2014. Pegasus have so far organized more than 2200, events and had succeeded in all the events.

Melwin Joy
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Melwin Joy

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