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LISMART Industries selected for Skoch Achievers’ Award 2015


Geetaranjan Sharma, Proprietor of LISMART Industries, noted manufacturer of Water Storage Tank brand ‘Sangai’ in the state has been selected for the prestigious Skoch Achievers’ Award 2015 conferred by Skoch Group. The award will be presented to Geetaranjan Sharma in a formal function to be held at Hotel Meridian, New Delhi on March 21, 2015.

About 5,00000 small and medium enterprises across the country applied for the coveted Skoch Achiever order of Merit Award 2015. Out of the 5,00000 small and medium industries, Skoch Group selected only 200 Industries for the Award and Imphal based LISMART Industries was selected among the top ten list for the Award.

Skoch Achievers’ Award is an initiative of Gurgaon based Skoch Group, a think tank dealing with socio-economic issues with a focus on inclusive growth since 1997. The group companies include a consulting wing, a media wing and a charitable foundation. Skoch Group is able to bring an Indian felt-needs context to strategies and engages with fortune-500 companies, state owned enterprises, government to SMEs and community-based organisations with equal ease. The repertoire of services includes field interventions, consultancy, research reports, impact assesments, policy briefs, books, journals, workshops and conferences. Skoch Group has instituted India’s highest independent civilian honours in the field of governance, finance, technology, economics and social sector.

Coveted for their independence and exceptional research, Skoch Award is distinctive for its approach in selection of awardees. The Skoch Award is known to follow the most rigorous process of selection.

Proprietor of LISMART Industries, Geetaranjan Sharma is one the pioneering manufacturer of Water Storage Tank brand ‘Sangai’, named after the world famous endangered Brow Antlered Deer exclusively found in Manipur only. The product of the manufacturing company is choice of many costumers and popularly appreciated for its quality. The budding Manipuri entrepreneur started his business as a supplier to the Government departments in and around 1975-76 after completing his Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy Hons.). Having graduated from Gauhati University in 1974, he established a sole ownership company “M/S L.I supplying Mart” which alter on turned out in the name and style M/S Lismart Industries.

Lismart Industries is an ISO 9001-2008 certified company and water storage tank brand is registered with trade mark “Sangai”. Lismart Industries manufactures storage tanks of different volumes and sizes convenient to its customers. The tanks are having the capacities starting from 200lts. to 2000 lts., precisely 200 lts, 300 lts, 500 lts, 750 lts, 1000 lts, 1500 lts and 2000 lts.

Geetaranjan Sharma also known as Leishabi is the second son among the nine siblings of Late Manoharmayum Bisho Sharma and Late Ibemhal Devi hailing from Nagampal Singjubung Leirak, Imphal west. His company ‘Lismart’ interchangeably manufacturing unit is located at Takyel Industrial estate under the brand SANGAI and its registered office is at Lamphel super market.


As for now, the Sangai water storage tank is available only in our local market and export of the product to other states is not feasible due to lack of communication and other problems such as raw materials, which is imported from mainland India. The industry is planning to step-up the production to make a space in the other states’ market so the required machineries have been imported. But still they are lying unemployed due to limited work-shed. The state Government has already allotted three work-sheds for his industry but only one shed has been handed over to him so far. The expansion of his business now is on the accessibility of the remaining work-sheds and commissioning of the un-functioned machineries presently lying inside the store office of MANIDCO.

Sangai tanks are available through its authorised dealers such as DK Steel, Thangal Bazar; Boycha Steel and Cement Agency, Singjamei; Avonmei Steel, Tamenglong; Mocha hardware, Thoubal Bazar; E. Kokil, Sanjoy hardware, Thoubal Bazar; RK Gyaneshore hardware, Bishnupur Bazar; Lamka hardware, Zortam steel, Churchandpur hardware store of Churchandpur

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