JGI Group, Bangalore extends agreement with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), India

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JGI Group recently signed an agreement to extend its collaboration with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the world leader in product safety testing and certification.

Bangalore, Karnataka, India., October 7, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - The collaboration is to set up a fire testing Laboratory called UL- Jain Fire Laboratory (“ULJFL”) for providing fire testing services  to UL India and to support the Fire Safety Education Programmes and conduct Research and Development activities.
More than 40 foam tests, sprinkler and spray nozzle tests and dry chemical powder tests have been conducted at the fire testing facility so far. Dr. Chenraj Roychand, Founder Chairman, JGI Group feels this is yet another breakthrough for JGI Group. “We are planning to launch an Indoor Fire Suppression Laboratory in March 2015. This collaboration will be an important milestone for education, research and innovation in the history of our institutions. JGI Group has harnessed UL’s knowledge and expertise in the field to successfully offer the only post graduate programme in fire safety engineering in India”, he added.
Mr. Suresh Sugavanam, Vice President and MD, UL South Asia sharing his views on this unique venture said, “What started off as a testing, certification and training collaboration with JGI Group has scaled new proportions, providing ample scope for us to expand our century long expertise in fire safety to education, research and innovation. We are pleased to extend our collaboration with JGI Group to reinforce the critical aspect of fire safety in India.
About JGI Group
An Indian rooted cluster committed to innovative growth, the JGI Group, Bangalore speaks the new language of success in the field of education & entrepreneurship. It is anchored by an extraordinary force of over 10,000 employees belonging to 60 different segments. Being a leader in higher education and pioneer in venture sector, JGI continues to search for opportunities to expand in the various landscape.
About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain.

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