NEW DELHI: MG Motor India is running ‘Road Safety and Juniors’ Program with the support of TRAX and the Government of Haryana for building safer roads near schools through road upgrades across high-risk locations while also providing road safety training to school children.
The initiative further includes road safety training for school teachers and the nearby community members including parents.
Road Safety and Juniors has become an epitome of setting responsibility of every stakeholder including authorities, schoolteachers, and even school bus drivers
MG and TRAX have already worked upon revamping the roads surrounding various schools including Government Boys Secondary School, Gurugram and Government High School Sahupura, Faridabad, among other projects.
MG has been lauded for its community service under MG Sewa, which includes various initiatives like girl child education along with IIMPACT and UDAYAN, the company said.
Some of its initiatives undertaken last year include support for frontline workers with 100 Hectors for 6 months, vehicles sanitization of police personnel and elderly people, contribution of essential supplies across healthcare facilities, indigenous promotion of high-quality ventilator manufacturing, and distribution of food packets and sanitization kits to migrant workers alongside other initiatives. The automaker has also recently donated 5 Ambulances to Nangia Super Speciality Hospital in Nagpur and bagged an award for community service from Autocar India.
MG Motor India has received the coveted SIAM CSR 2020 award for its Road Safety project titled ‘Road Safety and Juniors’ Program.
Speaking on the SIAM award, Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “We are extremely pleased to receive this award from SIAM, the apex industry body. It is recognition of our efforts in road safety for children, which has been a key area of focus for us even before we launched our first vehicle in India. We look forward to further extending our partnership with TRAX and the Government of Haryana.”