TAFE Offers 500 Oxygen Concentrators to TN Govt. for Rural Tamil Nadu. Donates Rs. 1 Crore for Procurement of Oxygen Cylinders.
May 18, 2021 | Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s tractor major TAFE - Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited has offered 500 Oxygen Concentrators to the Government of Tamil Nadu. TAFE’s senior officials called on the Hon’ble Chief Minister personally and handed over a cheque for Rs. 1 Crore for the procurement of oxygen cylinders yesterday.
TAFE hopes to strengthen the fight against COVID with the distribution of these oxygen concentrators to various Primary Healthcare Centers and small hospitals in rural areas and small towns of the state. The distribution and installation of these concentrators in small hospitals and primary healthcare centers of Ranipet, Trichy, Madurai, Kanyakumari and Virudhunagar has been commenced by the Tamil Nadu Government.
TAFE’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mallika Srinivasan said, “The second COVID wave has resulted in immense humanitarian suffering. We at TAFE offer our humble support to the efforts of the Tamil Nadu Government in combating COVID and providing quality care to the people of Tamil Nadu.”
Ever since the time the pandemic struck last year, TAFE - the makers of Massey Ferguson and Eicher brand of tractors, has been actively contributing towards the well-being of the farmers in rural areas and communities around its factories and offices, and proposes to continue these initiatives.
About TAFE: tafe.com
The world’s third largest tractor manufacturer and second largest in India by volumes with an annual sale of about 150,000 tractors; TAFE is one of the leading exporters of tractors from India with a turnover in excess of INR 9300 Crores. TAFE manufactures a range of tractors, in both the air-cooled and water-cooled platforms, and markets them under its four iconic brands - Massey Ferguson, TAFE, Eicher, and the recently acquired Serbian tractor and agricultural equipment brand - Industrija Mašina i Traktora (IMT). Acclaimed for its quality and dependability, TAFE’s products and services are present in over 100 countries across the world, including developed countries in Europe and the Americas.
Besides tractors and farm machinery, TAFE manufactures diesel engines, silent gensets, agro engines, batteries, hydraulic pumps and cylinders, gears and transmission components, and has business interest in vehicle franchises and plantations. TAFE is committed to the Total Quality Movement (TQM). In the recent past various manufacturing plants of TAFE have garnered numerous ‘TPM Excellence Awards’ from the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), as well as a number of other regional awards for TPM excellence. TAFE became the first Indian tractor manufacturer to win the Frost & Sullivan Global Manufacturing Leadership Award in 2018, being recognized with the ‘Enterprise Integration and Technology Leadership Award’ and two ‘Supply Chain Leadership Awards’. In recognition of its outstanding contribution to engineering exports, TAFE has been named the ‘Star Performer – Large Enterprise (Agricultural Tractors)’ at the 40th Engineering Exports Promotion Council of India – Southern Region Awards (2015-16), for the 21st time in a row. TAFE has also been conferred the ‘Regional Contributor Award’ for quality supplies from Toyota Motor Company, Japan, and the ‘Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Excellence - Automobiles Award’ at the second Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit for its supply chain transformation in 2013. TAFE's tractor plants are certified under ISO 9001 for efficient quality management systems and under ISO 14001 for environment friendly operations.