PUNE, India, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Alfa Laval India, under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, inaugurated the new building of Samarth Vidya Mandir Madhayamik, School located in Velvand, a remote village about 20 Kms from Bhor, Maharashtra, where the company has built a new building having 7 classrooms and modern toilets for girls and boys. The company has also provided the school with furniture like cupboards, teachers' tables, chairs and LED lightings.
The inauguration was done at the hands of Anantha Padmanabhan, Managing Director, Alfa Laval India and Cluster President for India Middle East and Africa.
Anantha states, "Company's Mission is to create better everyday conditions for people through work in the focus areas for a positive contribution to the community at large. Alfa Laval's Business Principles, encompassing Social and Environmental elements amongst others, describe the way the corporate must act so as to unearth boundless opportunities to make a positive contribution to a more sustainable future for India."
Mr. Mattias K Andersson, Director Operations, Alfa Laval India, who presided as Chairman of the function said, "Alfa Laval's mission is to create better everyday conditions for people through our work in the focus areas for a positive contribution to the community at large. Our focus is on the broad development of the communities located in backward areas across the country and supporting this school with education infrastructure is one of the examples."
About Samarth Vidya Mandir Madhayamik
This higher secondary school caters to children from marginalized and less privileged backgrounds who live in the radius of 35 Kms of Velvand. This is the only school in the village providing education from VIIth to Xth standrard (High School), but they also cater to children from the neighbouring schools for hostel facility for needy children from Vth standard. The school has had 100% results in Xth standard for the last two consecutive years.
Present during the occasion were Shri Vijayrao Ganpatrao Mohite ,Chairman of Samarth Vidya Prasarak Mandali; Shri Dilip Sahebrao Satkar, President of Ramrajya Sahakari Bank Limited, Pune; Shri Ravindra D. Pangul, Sarpanch of Velvand; Shri Babanrao Pangul, Head of local police administration Velvand and 6 Sarpanchs and 2 heads of local police administration from the nearby villages along with Alfa Laval employees.
In order to achieve this broad objective, Alfa Laval India has selected and prioritized some of the vital opportunities that will deliver better everyday conditions for people in the community. The focus areas under CSR for the Indian subsidiary are: sanitation and hygiene, education, healthcare, advanced skill development, environmental sustainability, gender equality/ women empowerment and technology incubators.
About Alfa Laval India Private Ltd
Alfa Laval has been present in India since 1937.
The Indian company holds a unique Group Manufacturing Unit status for supplying centrifugal separators, decanters and flow equipment for the global market through sales companies across the globe. The company's products and systems are widely used in a variety of applications in Indian industries like food processing, inorganic, marine, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, energy, effluent handling, steel and metal, sugar, petrochemical, pulp and paper, distillery, starch, edible oil processing and brewery.
Alfa Laval (India) Limited holds ISO 9001:2008 Certification from LRQA of UK for its entire manufacturing operations and after sales services. The deep knowledge of processes, experience and expertise in handling projects, in-house manufacturing of a wide range of equipment have given the sales company a cutting edge advantage to deliver complete projects in diverse areas like vegetable oil refineries, breweries, ethanol production and food processing.
About Alfa Laval Group
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.
The company's equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol.
Alfa Laval's products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, oil and gas exploration, in the mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.
Alfa Laval's worldwide organization works closely with customers in nearly 100 countries to help them stay ahead in the global arena. Alfa Laval is listed on Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2017, posted annual sales of about SEK 35.3 billion (approx. 3.6 billion Euros). The company has about 16 400 employees.
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Alfa Laval India Private Limited
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