Speaking on this occasion, RK Srivastava, said, "The need of the oil and gas sector is safe, reliable and energy- efficient technology that will explore new horizons in the field of fire-fighting. For achieving the same, it is essential that we implement futuristic and progressive technologies in the oil and gas sector. At KBL, we focus on manufacturing and supplying safe, reliable and energy efficient products which are supported by a strong backbone of research and development facilities."
He also appealed to the Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD) to consider innovative products and processes like FM approved and UL listed fire-fighting pump packages and lowest lifecycle pumps while framing rules for oil refineries in India for ensuring safety and reliability.
While receiving the award, Srivastava expressed his gratitude to Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers, for providing him the opportunity to serve the pump industry in the area of fluid machinery and fluid power.