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Pune, 31st March 2020

Kalyani Group of companies contributes Rs. 25 Crores to tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

Bharat Forge, the flagship company of Kalyani Group & Other Kalyani Group companies has pledged assistance via direct contribution of Rs 25 Crores to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PMCARES Fund) to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Other group companies involved are Kalyani Steel, Saarloha Advanced Material Pvt Ltd., Automotive Axles and Hikal Ltd.

Baba Kalyani, Chairman, Bharat Forge Limited, said "The group is committed to assist the central and state government and the local authorities in all possible ways to deal with the pandemic. We are also using our group R&D facilities to look at ways of easing the shortage of critical medical equipment’s including ventilators, Respiratory equipment and other sanitation/hygiene equipment. As part of our CSR activity we have started addressing the food requirements of the local community and will increase the efforts in the coming days".

About Bharat Forge

Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), the Pune based Indian multinational, is a technology driven global leader in metal forming having transcontinental presence across ten manufacturing locations, serving several sectors including automotive, power, oil and gas, construction & mining , rail, marine and aerospace. Part of Kalyani Group - a USD 3 billion conglomerate with 10,000 global work force, BFL today has the largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation.