BOOKS

Yantrikachi Yatra

Yantrikachi Yatra is the biography of the founder of Kirloskar Brothers Limited and one of the pioneers of industrial revolution in India, Shri Laxmanrao Kirloskar, written by Shri S. V. Kirloskar. It illustrates Shri Laxmanrao’s exemplary journey from starting a bicycle shop under the ‘Kirloskar Brothers’ moniker to establishing Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. as one of the largest and most successful business houses in India, relying on his grit, determination and strict adherence to ethics. It elucidates his pioneering contribution in challenging times that stretched across several decades. For the common reader, ‘Yantrikachi Yatra’ brings to the fore how an individual who understands his own potential and takes determined steps to walk through tough terrain, can achieve big success.

The Man Who Made Machines

The Man Who Made Machines is the English translation of Yantrikachi Yatra, the biography of the founder of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, Shri Laxmanrao Kirloskar, by Mr. Anand Agashe.

Yantrik ki Yatra

Yantrik ki Yatra is the Hindi version of the Shri Laxmanrao Kirloskar’s biography, Yantrikachi Yatra, Mr. Sandeep Naik.

Cactus and Roses

Cactus and Rose is the autobiography of the former Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, Shri Shantanurao Kirloskar. The autobiography highlights how Shri Shantanurao carried forward and further flourished the illustrious legacy of the Kirloskar business empire built by his father, Shri Laxmanrao Kirloskar. It provides a brief preview of his vision and all the efforts that he undertook to build and expand the Kirloskar Brothers brand name into the Kirloskar Group of engineering companies renowned for their stress on quality and ethics. It is precisely an account of how Shri S.L. Kirloskar reacted to the times through which he lived. It presents the story of the work which Shri Shantanurao felt called upon to do, the problems he faced, the solutions he found, the progress he was able to achieve, and his corresponding encounters with the many who assisted him in his work.

Nivdung ani Gulab

Nivdung ani Gulab is the Marathi version of Cactus and Roses, the autobiography of the former Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, Shri Shantanurao Kirloskar. The translation was done by Mrs. Sujata Deshmukh.

Select Speeches and Writings

Select Speeches and Writings, as the title suggests, is a compilation of some of the most striking and prominent speeches delivered and written by the former Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, Shri Shantanurao Kirloskar. After reading this compilation, the reader will get a sense of Shri Shantanurao’s fearless and outspoken attitude and how he stood true to his convictions despite the challenging environment that operated in and the battles he had to fight. The book could be a great help for all those seeking relevant guidelines or case study examples for writing or composing a formal speech to be delivered in a public forum.

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