About Us

 

A Brief on Indira Trading

Indira Trading was founded in 2007 by Mr Rajesh under the proprietorship of his father P.R Purushothman a former International Athlete and national middle distance coach. As a former National athlete and Marketing Professional with years-long experience in international market, Mr. Rajesh established Indira Trading Indira Trading to introduce sports footwear that blends comfort and high-tech technologies. Indira trading is named after Rajesh’s mother and was conceived by the Former athlete who greatly drew on his experience in marketing and brand building. Rajesh’s marketing foresight and knowledge of sports goods inspired him to enter the market with the object of importing world-class athletic spikes and sports shoes from foreign market.

After noticing how Athletics Spikes market in Kerala was dominated by Indian Brands, Rajesh conducted extensive research about the scope of cost-effective and high quality spikes that wielded tremendous influence in the international market. Before long Rajesh was in direct contact with some of the leading manufactures and brands in the sports world that consistently produced Athletics spikes, football boots and professional jogging shoes. The IEC code for the firm was acquired in 2007 to bring in samples from the respective countries. And VAT registration was taken for the firm in January 2008.

In August 2008 Wife of Rajesh was diagnosed with Acute MyeloidLeukaemia Stage II and the entire family concentrated on her treatment. She had to undergo full cycle9 months’ treatment in CMC Vellore. But she succumbed to the disease on 3rd March 2010. The unfortunate incident dealt a major blow to the business aspirations as the initial capital earmarked for starting the business was utilized for the treatment. The whole family fell into sorrow and Mr Rajesh had to continue with his job.It took a few years for him to get into the rhythm of life again.He remarried and has two beautiful angels (SAI KRIPA RAJESH & SAI JYOTHI RAJESH) TWINS.

“Passion is the glimmer of light that shines through the dark”

Driven by the desire to capture the spirit of sports through technologically advanced footwear, in September 2016 Mr Rajesh returned from overseas where he was working as a Business Development Manager. Rajesh resumed the process of building a new Business by reviving Indira Trading which had been languishing in a state of stagnation since 2008. The concerted efforts to develop a brand presence led to the creation of the KRP International which was registered, and received a trade mark registration. Taking cues from his father, Rajesh’s passion for sports spilled over to every aspect of creation process at KRP. In connection with the sourcing of right products for KRP INTERNATIONAL Rajesh visited key manufacturers in their respective countries and signed contracts with them to manufacture quality and cost effective products under brand name KRP INTERNATIONAL. In KRP’s abbreviation ‘K’ stands for Kailash who is Rajesh’s son, ‘R’ stands for Rajesh and ‘P’ represents Purushothman. Powered by the marketing insights of Rajesh and the guidance of a decorated veteran athlete in P R Purushothman, KRP International is all poised to tap into the diverse interests of sports lovers from all around country.

Our Vision

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Our Mission

Our Aims

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PEOPLE BEHIND

Mr. PR Purshothaman


Born on August 1947 to (mother name) and N.K. RAMAKRISHNAN in Kochi, P R Purushothaman is a decorated Indian athlete, veteran coach and the winner of Suresh Babu Life Time Achievement. As a renowned coach, Purushothaman is famously credited with transforming a crop of athletes into international medal winners for India. P R Purushothaman broke new grounds in Indian athletics when he finished 1st place for eight consecutive years in All India 800 and 1500 (3 years) meters respectively. In a phenomenal career in athletics spanning 15 years, the distinguished athlete won many accolades and received innumerable medals at both national and international level. Following his epoch-making contributions to Indian athletics, Purushothaman made entry into coaching domain by guiding K.M. BeenaMol to winners’ podium in Busan Asian Games held in South Korea. The distinguished trainer reinforced his reputation for bringing out the best in Athletes by helping the likes of K N Binu, Primesh P.S, and Madhurai Saxena to win it big in various international arenas.
In the course of building a career comprising of monumental feats, P R Purushothaman has left a legacy for aspiring athletes to follow. A firm believer in the principles of work ethics and discipline, Purushothaman has transmitted his passion for athletics to all his disciples. Among the host of accolades received by Purushothaman are Best Coach, Cash award from Government of India (2000, 2002) and Best Coach award of Kerala in 2001.