ASSOCHAM Innovation Excellence Award 2013 -
Jul 11, 2013
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), a leading global fluid management company has been conferred the prestigious ASSOCHAM Platinum Innovation Excellence Award in the Social Development category for Women Empowerment. Dr. RV. Raj Kuumar, Divisional Head- Coimbatore plant, KBL, received the coveted award from Shri. S. Jaipal Reddy, Hon''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''ble Minister for Ministry of Science & Technology at the national ASSOCHAM India summit in Delhi.
Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Brothers said, “We are delighted to be recognised for our accomplishment towards women empowerment. Our aim has always been to go beyond mere ‘corporate social responsibility’. This award is a testament of our female employee’s abilities to perform any task with complete diligence and we are very proud of our workforce at Coimbatore facility.”
After receiving the award, Dr. RV Raj Kuumar said “It is indeed a matter of immense pride for us to receive this prestigious award which validates our efforts toward empowering women inside our Company. On behalf of KBL I take this opportunity to thank ASSOCHAM for this award which will encourage more women to join us in this endeavour.”