State President, Delhi SME & MSME Council
Aakanksha Bhargava was born in Kolkata, India into a business family. When she was just 7 years old, her family relocated to Delhi where she graduated from the illustrious Hindu College. At the Hindu college, she held 3 prestigious positions - President of Placement society, President of Choreography society and the Cultural Head for the College fest Mecca. Moving ahead to gain deeper knowledge on managing a business, Aakanksha pursued and successfully completed her MBA from the world-renowned SP Jain School of Management (Singapore and Dubai). From here began her impressive journey to become one of India’s most successful women CEOs.
Today, as the CEO and President of PMR, she is leading one of the most exciting and fast-growing businesses in India. P.M. Relocations - an Small-Medium Enterprise and one stop solution for mobility needs, with respect to anybody relocating within India or overseas.
Aakanksha joined PM Relocations Pvt. Ltd. (PMR) when she was 21 years old. She always believed in making her own place and commanding respect because of her own achievements. She was the boss’s daughter hence the urge to prove herself was strong. She began quickly changing things around and working towards scalability. She went on to handle PMR’s corporate sales, marketing and operations, among other departments. She travelled and lived in different parts of the country to understand the culture and pulse of the city establishing a good team and work process. She handpicked her team and has worked from the root level day in day out. The first thing she began working on, in all these capacities, was to make PMR a recognized name in an unorganized sector. With her clarity of vision, she brought immense efficiency, transparency and productivity to PMR’s already smooth functioning. Aakanksha’s leadership saw that in just 12 years, PMR expanded its base to 10 offices across India, including Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The bottom-line grew manifold too. From a turnover of INR 3 crores in 2007 to closing around 60+ crores in 2019, it is a huge, impressive jump by any standard.
With Aakanksha’ s vision, PMR is well on its way to executing its ambitious growth plans. The bottom-line is expected to grow manifold. Unchartered waters such as art movement are already being explored and new, exciting avenues are soon to open up. PMR has also grown in terms of not just providing world class packing and moving services but creating a complete relocation ecosystem where all services are available under one roof. Right from immigration to home search, city orientation, school search, utility services, orientation and departure programs. PMR is spearheading the organized relocation business in India. There are new brands that have recently been launched under PMR such as PMRGO, PETGO, ARTISTSICS and RELOPLUS. Its next steps, under Aakanksha’ s very able leadership, will decide the course that the industry takes. PMR is also underway of launching an App and digitally disrupting the B2C market for relocations.