Incorporated in 1963 and converted into a Public limited Company in 1965, Kirloskar Consultants limited has provided consultancy services in various fields, to an impressive array of clientele over the years.
Entering a field, the concept of which was then totally new to India, It carved a place for itself in the consultancy field during the last four decades. For a venture that started very modestly, it has come a long way with a professional team of 65 in specialized disciplines.
During the initial stages, it concentrated on Market Research, Engineering and Management, later branching off into fields like Water Supply and Sanitation, Environment and Ecology, Urban and Regional Development, Traffic and Transportation and Project Engineering Services.
In the eighties, the Company forged ahead with System Engineering, offering turnkey projects in the areas of effluent treatment, power switchyards, fire protection and instrumentation.
The Company took up and completed successfully, a number of assignments for international organizations like WHO, World Bank, UNIDO, UNDP, USAID, ADB, OECF, etc.
In-house computer facilities and advanced software, upgraded as and when required, have enabled the Company to operate with a technological edge in today's fast changing business environment.
Headquarters of the Company is at Pune and its strategic partners located at Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi, act in unison in providing a wide range of professional services.
Market research and techno- economic feasibility studies have been the pioneering activities of the Company. It has completed over 3000 market research studies, offering correct and timely advice to the clients for their marketing and other business decisions. The assignments have covered a wide range of products/product groups
and service industries.
The market survey assignments cover all aspects of demand forecasts, substitution possibilities, supply estimation, emerging competition, government policy, suggestions for diversification, etc. We also undertake customer satisfaction studies for variety of clients.
The techno-economic feasibility studies involve evaluation of various technologies and manufacturing processes, analysis of cost of the project, cost of raw materials,utilities and manpower and financing pattern, preparation of financial projections and assessment of break-even points, return on investment, pay-back period, internal rate of return and sensitivity analysis.
The socio-economic studies cover a wide range of topics, such as, Employment Guarantee Schemes, Social Security Schemes and preparation of Credit Plans for Districts, Assessment of Water Supply Needs of Urban and Rural Areas, Deposit Mobilisation Studies for Banks, Tourism Studies and Evaluation Studies, studies on project-affected persons, perspective plans and privatization.
For NRls, our services range from idea generation to implementation of the project on a turnkey basis.
On the export front, the Company has to its credit, a number of studies conducted for clients in Middle East, Africa, Far East, Nepal, SriLanka and even in the Western World like Germany, Switzerland, U. K. and U. S. A.