Experience an Unwavering Commitment to Craftsmanship
S.M. Kannappa Automobiles (P) Ltd. (S.M.K.) is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company incorporated in 1968. They manufacture buses under the brand name of “Prakash” and are regarded as one of the country’s best Luxury Bus Body Builders today. They were the first company from South India to venture into the Luxury Bus Body Building space, and have continued to keep ahead of competition by constantly evolving along with time and the changing technologies. The company’s registered office and main factory is located just opposite Lalbagh, while the other unit is situated at Mandya, combining to form a total area of over 8.20 acres with a production capacity of over 300 Buses per month. In the past 49 years, the company has redefined the concept of safety, comfort, and luxury, time and again while ensuring all industrial norms were complied with, if not redefined!
Board of Directors
Leadership that Believes in Going the Extra Mile to Help You Grow Your Business
C.K. NAROTHAM Chairman & Director
BHARAT NARANG Vice-Chairman & Director
B. MARKANDEYA Director
T.M. POOVAIAH Director
VAIBHAV NARANG Director
QUALITY POLICY & OBJECTIVES
Output that Exceeds Your Expectations
To meet the customer’s quality standards & delivery commitment.
OBJECTIVE - 1
To plan & develop work processes that enhance product value.
OBJECTIVE - 2
To develop effective feedback & communication systems.
OBJECTIVE - 3
OBJECTIVE - 4
To have an effective quality management system.
OBJECTIVE - 5
To continuously impart all staff with adquate knowhow, through training.
VISION & MISSION
An Enduring Brand Legacy Steeped in Trust & Reliability
The mission at S. M. Kannappa Automobiles (P) Ltd. is to design and create world-class buses that are not only visually appealing but sets the benchmark in terms of safety & reliability. With a firmly established presence, nurtured over half-a-century, we are dedicated to meeting all your needs. With constant innovation, embracement of state-of-the-art technology, best-in-class materials, and highly skilled labor force. Our vision is to build and serve for the future. We will ensure we do not deviate from our core principle of integrity.