Keithel Store Celebrates 1st Anniversary In Pune

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Pune, 9th September 2022: The First Anniversary program of The Keithel Store, Pune, was conducted on 8th September 2022 at the Board Room 7APPLE Hotel, Viman Nagar, Pune. Members of PANN Corporation, Investors and Staff of The Keithel Store, and their families attended the program. The Business Plan of PANN Corporation, Pune; VISION 2030 was presented by Dr Meitram Niraj Luwang.




He highlighted the journey of PANN and its first initiative, The Keithel Store, which was supported by the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), Government of Manipur, under the Mission Organic Value Chain Development for NE Region (MOVCDNER) Scheme. It was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh, on 8th September 2021. He further elaborated on the expansion of The Keithel Store franchises in different parts of the country and globally.




The program continued with the Overview of The Keithel Store, Pune, and its plan for the next 12 months by Moirangthem Nongpoknagba Meetei. He mentioned the importance of reaching out to all the farmers, new startups, entrepreneurs, and firms based in Manipur and giving a market base for them outside the state. The program was followed by the Product Launch Ceremony for the few new products manufactured in Manipur. The first of its kind Canned Fish manufactured in Manipur – Pengba Canned Fish and Ngaton Canned Fished – were launched by the members of PANN Corporation. It is a proud moment for Manipur that the first Canned Fish manufactured in the state is available for the global market.




The above-mentioned products are from Lemlei Enterprises, a Fish Processing Start Up from Shamushang Santipur Mayai Leikai, Manipur. Rakesh Khumanthem, CEO and Co-Founder, expressed his happiness in successfully launching the products outside the state. The program continued with the interaction with investors. Thounaojam Pakasana Singh and Vijaya Namram, investors for The Keithel Store, were felicitated by Konsam Pritam. Both expressed their satisfaction and best wishes for The Keithel Store, Pune.




The gathering concluded with a group photo and lunch. The program was conducted by Shougrakpam Ambica. The Keithel Store Warehouse at Lohegaon Road, Pune, was also inaugurated by the members of PANN Corporation, Pune.