Hero MotoCorp, where production was proactively halted on March 22 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of employees, is further enhancing its multiple initiatives towards the COVID-19 relief efforts.
It has developed 60 first-responder mobile ambulances that will be distributed to authorities for use in the rural and remote regions and also donated 2000 motorcycles to various authorities for use in relief efforts.
It has already distributed over 5,000 liters of sanitisers as part of this initiative, produced at the it’s manufacturing facilities.
Company has distributed over four lakh (400,000) protective face-masks already.
The canteen kitchens at the manufacturing facilities of Hero MotoCorp across the country have been involved in preparing meals for the community.
The Company has already distributed over three lakh (300,000) meals, with more than 15,000 meals being distributed everyday to stranded laborers, daily wage-workers, and homeless families in several areas of Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.
It has also distributed over 6,000 ration kits in Rajasthan, Delhi, Maharashtra and Kerala and plans to keep the initiative running.
The Hero Group has committed a corpus of Rs 100 Crore (US$ 14 million) as aid for the COVID-19 relief-efforts. Rs 50 Crore is contributed to the PM-Cares Fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore is being spent in various relief efforts.
The BML Munjal University – run by the Hero Group at Dharuhera, Haryana– has offered its 2000-bed hostel for use as an isolation and treatment ward by the local health department.