Srinagar: Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd (KNPL), one of the largest decorative paint manufacturers in India, has donated four ambulances to hospitals here.
Spokesman of KNPL in a statement issued here on Friday said the ambulances were donated to Srinagar Hospital (critical care type), Sopore Hospital (van type), Baramulla Hospital (van type) and Anantnag Hospital (van type).
The spokesman added that a handover ceremony was held at Srinagar Medical College earlier this month. The ceremony was attended by Dr. Kaiser, Principal of Srinagar Medical College, Dr. Sameer Mattoo, Director of Health Services, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, President of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with over 70 people comprising of general public, Nerolac paint dealers and marketers of Nerolac products.
Speaking on the occasion, Shrikant Dikhale, Vice President, Human Resources, Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited said, “The health and welfare of the communities that we operate in, have always been important to us. Nerolac has been conducting a gamut of social initiatives under the umbrella of our Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Health, education, community development and environment have been identified as our key focus areas.
“As far as our products are concerned the entire range of our water based emulsions are low in VOC i.e. Volatile Organic Compounds, contain no added lead and are low odour making them a healthier and environmentally safer option. We will continue to focus on sustainability and well-being of the communities we operate in.”
Dr. Sameer Mattoo, said: “This initiative is much appreciated by us all. The ambulance services shall definitely play a vital role during emergencies and natural calamities. We hope that Nerolac will continue to contribute such services even in the future.”
The core objective of Kansai Nerolac has been to use technology to innovate and transform the paints and coatings industry, said the statement.