Ingersoll Rand has joined hands with Smile Foundation to support theMission Education Programme since the year 2015-16, Ingersoll is supporting basic/primary education of 200 underprivileged children each in Kolkata and Sahibabad. Further expanding the support in 2016-17, Ingersoll supported another Mission Education centre in Kolkata for providing secondary education to 200 underprivileged children.
Ingersoll-Rand plc is an Irish global diversified industrial manufacturing company formed in 1905 by the merger of Ingersoll-Sergeant Drill Company and Rand Drill Company, rival companies that had each been founded in 1871. The company is incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, and has its US operations headquartered in Davidson, North Carolina. Ingersoll-Rand has been a constituent of the S&P 500 Index since 2010; replacing Pactiv Corporation on 16 November 2010 (it had previously been in the S&P 500 Index until it was replaced by Quanta Services in June 2009).