Castrol Road Safety Program aims to reach 40,000 truck drivers

The programme will work in close coordination with transporters and their associations and also with the Delhi Traffic Police.

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Ajay Kashyap, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Delhi; Rekha Pillai, Head – CSR, Castrol India; Omer Dormen, MD and Member of Board CSR Committee, Castrol India

NEW DELHI: Castrol Sarathi Mitra, part of an ongoing CSR initiative of Castrol India, was launched by the Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Delhi, Ajay Kashyap on September 25, 2017 at Castrol Sarathi Mitra Training Centre, Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar.

The programme aims to positively impact more than 40,000 Truck drivers through road safety training, financial literacy and vision checkup over the next two years.

In Delhi, two training centres have been set up in Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar and Punjabi Bagh Transport Centre, where the trainings will be conducted.

Synergie, a not for profit organization that works on collaborative CSR programmes, is the implementation partner and will run these centres.

Castrol has already been playing a pioneering role in promoting road safety in the country – for its own employees, its partners and society at large. Castrol’s CSR programmes are covers four broad areas: Ehtiyat which covers road safety; Eklavya – for skill development, Ekjut for community development and Ehsaas which is about providing humanitarian aid.

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