Mangaluru: BASF India Limited donates ventilator to District Wenlock Hospital

Media Release

Mangaluru, Aug 7: With a view to extend timely medical treatment to the COVID-19 infected patients of Dakshina Kannada district, BASF India Limited Mangalore Works donated a ventilator to the district Wenlock Hospital here on August 7.

The same was symbolically handed over to Kota Srinivas Poojary, minister of Fisheries, Ports and Inland Transport, Muzarai, and Dakshina Kannada district-in-charge minister by Srinivas Pranesh, site director – Mangalore Works in the presence of Dr Rajendra K V, deputy commissioner, Dakshina Kannada and Nalin Kumar Kateel, member of parliament.

Dr Bharath Shetty Y, MLA, Mangalore north and Umanath Kotian, MLA Moodbidri-Mulki constituency, C M Nataraj, head HR- Mangalore Works were also present during the occasion.

About BASF

At BASF, chemistry is created for a sustainable future. Economic success is combined with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of their customers in nearly all the sectors and almost every country in the world. Their portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and oil and gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

About BASF in India

BASF has successfully partnered India’s progress for more than 125 years, with all global businesses maintaining a presence in India today except for oil and gas. As of the end of 2015, BASF in India had 2,236 employees at nine production sites and eight sales offices, as well as two R&D centers, located in Mumbai and Mangaluru. In 2015, BASF registered sales of approximately €1.1 billion to customers in India. Today, BASF India Limited, the flagship company of BASF in India, is a public limited company with 73.33% of the shares held by BASF SE. BASF maintains key production sites at Dahej, Mangaluru, Ankleshwar, Thane and Chennai. BASF also maintains two R&D centers in India, in Mumbai and Mangaluru, which are part of BASF’s global technology platform.




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  • Common man, Kana suratkal

    Fri, Aug 7 2020

    Those who pass through kana after 7pm they know how its like to breath in BADF envoirment, please ask with the local residents who live near BASF they have suffered lot most of them got breathing problem.

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