In keeping with its commitment towards supporting the COVID-19 relief efforts, Hero
MotoCorp Ltd, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, handed
over 70 two-wheelers to Haryana Government at the launch of Project ‘Corona
Warriors on Wheels’.
Under the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform “Hero WeCare”,
Hero MotoCorp handed over 50 units of Hero Xtreme 160R motorcycles and 20 units of
Hero Destini 125 scooters to the Director-General of Health Services, Haryana. These
vehicles will be allocated to the health workers including doctors and medical staff for
community service across the state.
Flagged off by Guest of Honour Dr. Veena Singh, MD, Director General Health Services,
Haryana, and Mr. Subhas Sudha, Honorable MLA (Thanesar) – the aim of the initiative
is to rapidly expand measures across the state for strengthening their healthcare system
and response to COVID-19.
Hero MotoCorp two-wheelers will be used by front-line health workers engaged in
COVID-19 related work to provide door-to-door medical services including testing,
sanitization, counselling, and mobile vaccination across the city.
Receiving the vehicles, Dr Veena Singh, MD, Director General Health Services,
Haryana said “These motorcycles and scooters will prove to be an advantage in our fight
against COVID-19 and we are grateful to Hero MotoCorp for extending their support to us.
This initiative will go a long way in our fight to stop COVID-19 across the state and widen
the scope of our relief activities for the affected people in the district. Helping hands from
responsible corporates like Hero MotoCorp helps us to strengthen our mission of bringing
relief to the people.”
Bharatendu Kabi, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Corporate Communication, Hero MotoCorp said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, Hero
MotoCorp remains committed to contributing to the betterment of society. We are happy to be associated with the Project “Corona Warriors on Wheels” to support the vaccination
drive as initiated by the Director General Health Services in the state. The initiative is in
continuation to our ongoing efforts to further accelerate the COVID-19 relief measures in
Haryana. I am sure, these Hero motorcycles and scooters will support the “Corona Heroes” by providing convenient mobility solutions.”
HERO MOTOCORP’S COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS IN HARYANA –
– Hero MotoCorp has so far donated six specially designed First Responder Vehicles
(FRVs) to various health departments
– Partnered with Gurugram district administration to strengthen their healthcare
system with a 100 bed fully-equipped Covid Care Centre
– Provided its motorcycles and scooters for safe, personal commuting by health
workers and medical staff
– The company also contributed oxygen cylinders for emergency medical use to a few
hospitals in Haryana and has been donating PPE Kits to the health authorities in
various states for health workers