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Zee Learn Ltd consolidated revenue and PBT zooms by 44 percent and 146 percent in Q1 FY18

| Updated: Jul 24, 2017 21:36 IST

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Zee Learn Limited, India's leading Education company and India's Most Trusted Diversified Education Brand*, today reported its Standalone and Consolidated Q1 FY18 financial results. The company delivered healthy topline growth and improved its margins by leveraging its business model. Commenting on the financial results, Mr Debshankar Mukhopadhyay, CEO, Zee Learn Ltd, "The quarter saw the economy gradually settling down as the process of demonetization moved towards completion. The company has shown consistent performance, riding on the positive sentiment in the economy. Building on the momentum that we generated over last few quarters, we have delivered revenues in line with our guidance. We are happy to report robust, all-round Q1 FY18 performance. We took a number of actions in the quarter towards upgrading our services, cognitive intelligence, delivering value and we are pleased to see that our disciplined focus on driving profitable growth has delivered the desired impact. The performance strengthens our confidence in the underlying growth potential of our brands and the ability of our business model to deliver it. We continue to expand the reach of our product offering to harness efficiency and gains. Going forward, we will continue to drive the strategic pillars of product innovation, value, customer experience, technology and cost efficiencies. There being no adverse impact of GST on Education Sector, we are totally geared up to be a part of the greatest tax reform-GST." Consequent to notification by the Central Government on the Companies (Indian Accounting Standard) Rules, 2015 (Ind-AS) under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013, for the first time the Company has adopted the Ind-AS beginning from April 01, 2017. The Standalone and Consolidated financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 are prepared in accordance with the Ind-AS and the comparative financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 under the earlier Indian GAAP have been re-stated in accordance with Ind-AS. Zee Learn Limited is an Essel Group Company listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE), Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and on Luxemburg Stock Exchange, and is India's leading company in education segment with the fastest growing chain of K-12 schools and Asia's No 1 chain of pre-schools in its portfolio. The Company through its brand 'Zee Institute of Media Arts' (ZIMA), a TV and Film training institute, offers Certificate courses in Direction, Acting, Sound, Editing, Production and Cinematography. Another offering from the company, 'Zee Institute of Creative Art' (ZICA) is the nation's first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy that trains youth in classical 2D and modern 3D animation. (ANI)