In the Indian quality management consultancy segment, V R The World stands apart from the rest owing to their unique policies and the team of experts that includes Auditors, CA’s, MBA’s Food Technologists, and Engineers who help the company to offer the best services for its clients. An integral part of the company’s growth is Sonia Sawhney who is the Founder and Food Safety Consultant, Trainer and Lead Auditor of the company. Sonia is a Food Technologist, MBA holder, and a diploma holder in Hotel Management from IGNOU and Nutrition course from Brainbench Nutrition, U.S. Sonia started her career with Unilever (Kwality walls, Delhi) and worked there for six Years, then worked three years with Pastonji Ice Cream brand and four years for Supplementary Food Manufacturing Industry working for ICDS and WFP Schemes. She was introduced to the quality management consultants’ strata by industry experts who were impressed with her consultancy and management skills when she took up some consultancy and auditing projects in 2007 as a freelancer. The quality and timeliness of her work has helped the company to create a positive reputation in the industry and create a niche for them.
Marching Ahead with Impressive Strides
Sonia’s hard work and dedication have helped the company to achieve impressive growth in the sector and now, V R The World (Sonia) is associated with FSSAI (Food Safety Standard Authority of India) as Grade 3 (Sr. Food Inspector) and National Level Resource person/Food Safety Trainer under FOSTAC Scheme with QCI-NBQP and APEDA as approved Food Safety consultant and with various reputed Certification bodies as Food Safety Lead Tutor and Auditor. “Right now, we are capable of offering complete assistance in providing consultancy services for implementation of Management systems specifically Quality, Environment, Occupational and Food Safety (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000) and BRC food, retail, storage, distribution, and packaging, SA 8000, ISO45001. Apart from that, the company also offers services in consultancy for setting food labs, FSSAI Licensing, management system and soft skill related training, consultation for product certification like ISI, Agmark, HALAL, and KOSHER to name a few. We have got vast experience in providing consultancy services for international management standards to production units, food processing industries, dairy and dairy product units, hospitals, educational institutes, software companies, traders and distributors, hotel
and catering industries, and packaging industries including both national and overseas clients”, speaks Sonia. We have presence and clients in more than 15 States and in Gulf countries.
For any kind of consultancy firm, what the client expects from experts is 24x7 availability, cost effective solutions, time targeted work or project and V R The World under the leadership of Sonia is able to offer all these in an effective and efficient manner. The company also concentrates on offering customized implementation of standard requirements and making their team self-reliant to maintain the system effectively thereafter. As the leader of the organization, Sonia believes in offering holistic solutions for the overall growth of their clients and this has helped V R The world to stand apart from the rest of the competition. Adding about the uniqueness of the company, Sonia says, “Our vision is to be a growing team, committed to quality and performance. We assure our clients that customer satisfaction is our objective, excellence our strength and success our goal. Flexibility to meet client’s requirements is important is to us, and we will process client application through certification as fast as possible. We not only support in the implementation of a system for compliance with the requirements but also bring our client’s attention to how their management systems and operations could perhaps be improved.”
Sonia believes in offering holistic solutions for the overall growth of their clients and this has helped V R The world to stand apart from the rest of the competition
Among all the successes and accolades, Sonia remains grounded and she believes that being level headed is an important trait if you want to achieve success not just in business but also in life. By combining her analytical and planning skills with good communication, Sonia has been able to become a leader who is not afraid to shy away from taking bold decisions. As an avid learner, she also constantly participates in various consultants, auditors, and trainers’ conclaves. This allows her to be constantly up to date with the recent trends and happenings in the industry and by doing that to always stay on top of her game.
Apart from that, Sonia also actively involves in mentorship programs for universities and colleges having Food Technology or Science Programs like JNU, Jaipur who keep motivating the potential food technocrats, consultants or auditors and help them to develop expertise in the field. For Sonia, this young generation is of a great source of motivation and it drives her to constantly better herself and give her best in every project. For the budding leaders of the consultancy segment, Sonia has one piece of advice and that is to remain focused and determined and continue to be creative and curious while at the same time explore new things or ideas and develop your skills.