BISMI, a name often chanted by the majority of housewives in Kerala, has a story of success that rolls back to 1974. It is in this year, a young vibrant Engineer, leaving his lucrative job, came out of it to pursue his passion for Entrepreneurship, which time proved to be a wise step taken at a heaven-sent moment.
The eyes of Mr.Yousuf wells up with joy even today, when he happens to mention the name of his brother, Late. Mr. Ibrahimkutty, who had motivated him since the demise of his father during his infantile. He was the mentor and guiding spirit in all walks of the chairman’s life. He honored Mr.Ibrahimkutty by making him inaugurate his new venture as a distributor of LPG, BISMI GAS, in 1984.
Transparency in dealings and prompt execution and services, earned him reputation and an impetus to go ahead with more innovative ideas. The harmonious blending of the business expertise of Mr.Yousuf, the Chairman and the business acumen of Mr.V.A Ajmal, the Managing Director gave a tremendous and faster growth to the company. He cherished the ideas of having a Home Appliances wing for the company in 2003 that brought about a great evolution. He moved ahead feeling the pulse of customers and also the changing trends around. Currently Bismi Appliance has got 11 branches all over Kerala.
The idea of Hypermart was again the brainchild of Mr. V A Ajmal that obtained unstinted support of Mr. V A Yousuf- the Chairman. The first such Hypermart was started in Alapuzha in 2015 and later extended to Thrissur, Kozhikode and Ernakulam.
Today, the company has an annual turnover of INR 5,000 million. We are sure, the company grew up to this height because of the esteemed faith bestowed upon us by our customers. Our principle to not compromise on quality was acknowledged by our clients that gave us a great mileage. Banking on this faith, we visualise to take our target to INR 10,000 million per annum by 2019, by entering into more innovative fields.