ith the Indian population crossing 125 cr and emphasis on creating better infrastructure, there has been a flurry of construction activities across various cities. However, due to the establishment of numerous hospitals, commercial complexes, educational institutions, assembly halls, hotels, residential buildings, and the risk of a fire accident occurring is also on the rise. According to a recent survey, every year, about 25,000 people lose their lives due to fires and related causes in India. To provide an adequate level of fire safety in buildings and other structures has become utmost important today. This is where the role of a fire management system comes into being. In 2005, Unnikrishnan & Associates was started as a proprietary company with its foremost function of Fire Protection Systems.
Keeping up with its founding objective of providing top-notch Fire Protection Services, the firm also renders other services such as Safety and Security Services, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, Telecommunication and Networking Systems, and many more. The addition of Plumbing, electrical and HVAC services in the company portfolio was the result of high demand from the clients and in spite of limited resources, the company not only managed to provide these services to its clients but also has an upper hand in the market.
The company provides a plethora of services but still remains a leader in providing the fire protection system services focusing on reliability, safety and performance. Being an independent firm of Design Consultants and Technical Specialists, UKA also offers Environmental Engineering and Designing Natural & Artificial Lightings, Sustainable Energy Management, Rain Water Harvesting and Energy Conservation Techniques.
UKA offers its clients the advantage of dealing with a company that provides solutions for active fire suppression, detection and alarm services nationwide. Unnikrishnan, Founder UKA, states, "The strength of our company lies in comprehensive building services design engineering team, the use of effective innovations for designing, updated design standards improving and adding value to our designs”.
UKA offers its clients the advantage of dealing with a company that provides solutions for Active & Passive fire suppression, detection and alarm services nationwide.
The company takes great pride in its team which understands the customer requirements and gives optimal solutions. With its team’s devotion and company’s dedication in providing apt customized solution and timely delivery, today UKA has emerged as one of the best fire protection and MEP consultants. Unnikrishnan further elaborates, “We understand our clients and formulate an idea of what exactly they are looking for and based on their needs we make a design concept and get it approved by the client. And when the client agrees to the terms mentioned by us, then only we enter to the market to find out the best suitable service providers.”
In 2015, UKA became a private limited company and now the sectors that rely on UKA for its robust solutions are industrial, pharmaceuticals, commercial, residential, healthcare and infrastructure. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company’s journey has been rewarding so far and it aims to focus on the Indian market and become a highly admired and respected organisation in terms of its professional workforce and extensive and innovative product range. In the near future, the company has plans to expand to the southern part of India where its presence is not much.