Bonfiglioli donates Rs. 28 million to fight Covid-19 in Chennai and Pune
Bonfiglioli donated Rs. 28 million worth of Covid-19 Medical Equipment and Essentials to Government Hospitals in Chennai and Pune.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Bonfiglioli Transmissions Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of Bonfiglioli, Italy, and a leader in the power transmission equipment market in the country, has contributed Rs. 28 million for the pandemic relief.
Senior Executives of Bonfiglioli India, Mr. G.A. Balaji, Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Suresh Babu, Vice President - Human Capital, met Mr. M. K. Stalin, the honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and briefed him on the company’s ongoing contributions.
The contributions included equipment and essentials to the government hospitals in Kanchipuram District - Tamil Nadu and Pune District - Maharashtra, worth over Rs. 21 million and Rs. 7 million, respectively. The company also donated COVID-19 kits for the frontline workers, and financial support to community-level medical and vaccination camps.
Kennady V. Kaippally, Country Manager, Bonfiglioli India, said that, Bonfiglioli Group will stand by the people and the government of India in the tough times and will continue the contributions in all possible ways to help the country exit the pandemic faster.
In Tamil Nadu, Bonfiglioli donated on-site imported O2 generation plants and a range of medical to the government hospital of Kancheepuram and to the government dispensary at Mannur.
In Pune, the company donated mobile toilets, bath units, 7000 litre oxygen cylinders and other essentials to the ‘Jumbo’ COVID-19 hospital being set up by the state government.
Bonfiglioli, an Italian MNC, is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and distributor of a complete range of gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters. The company has been in India since 1999 and is the market leader. It has two manufacturing plants in Chennai and one in Pune and is planning major capacity expansions in both locations.