Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) initiated flood relief measures on a war footing in Sangli district of Maharashtra providing essential help to the authorities as well as the flood affected families of the region. Sangli district in Maharashtra houses the first factory of the company at Kirloskarvadi, a township developed by Laxmanrao Kirloskar more than 100 years ago.
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, known globally for its fluid management capabilities, deputed its engineers along with necessary equipment to help and assist the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in its efforts in flood relief. It provided fuel for the boats on the mission.
In the 2 villages of Ramanadnagar and Dudhondi, which are reportedly the worst affected, the company has been providing food, safe drinking water and medical aid to more than 1,200 people. KBL has also provided accommodation to the NDRF team of the government working relentlessly in the rescue efforts.
Sanjay Kirloskar CMD of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. said, “Our team of technicians and engineers are putting in their best efforts to help the NDRF teams in all possible ways. While Sangli is just one part of the country, we have and remain committed to help the authorities in their efforts in such situations anywhere in our country”.
As the flood situation improves, the company will continue with its rescue measures, particularly providing medical aid and sanitation to the affected areas till normalcy is restored. KBL was in the news last year when it’s engineers helped rescue a young Thai soccer team with their coach from a cave in Northern Thailand.