Since the project’s inception in 2014, 10,000 daughters of truck drivers have received scholarships, marking a unique milestone in the industry
Scholarships worth Rs. 10,000/- were awarded to meritorious applicants (Truck Driver’s Daughters). This if for daughters who have studied and passed the 10th standard and are pursuing further education in FY23-24
The reach out program for this has covered 75 transport hubs pan India and well defined, transparent, and independent process.
NEW DELHI (India CSR): Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), a part of the Mahindra Group, continued its commitment to empowering the daughters of truck drivers through the Mahindra SAARTHI ABHIYAAN Scholarships, an initiative to make a small contribution towards transforming the lives of the girls by supporting their right to higher education. The scholarships were awarded through direct account transfer during the event held in Namakkal, Tamilnadu in the presence of Mr. Jalaj Gupta, Business Head, Commercial Vehicles, Mahindra & Mahindra.
This endeavour marks a significant milestone in Mahindra Truck and Bus Division’s ongoing commitment to the Truck driver community, which was initiated with the Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan in 2014. The reach out program for this has covered 75+ transport hubs pan India and well defined, transparent, and independent process.
Speaking on the industry-first milestone, Jalaj Gupta, Business Head – Commercial Vehicles, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said, “We are at the forefront of empowering communities and creating sustainable social impact. This unique initiative reached the remote interiors of the country, reflecting our unwavering commitment to fostering positive change and empowering young girls with a platform to pursue their aspirations.
“Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan is our way of thanking the truck driver community and showing a sense of gratitude for the exemplary effort shown in educating their daughters.”, he added.
Mahindra Truck and Bus
Mahindra Truck and Bus Division is a division of the Automotive and Farm sector of Mahindra Group that provides an entire line of integrated trucking solutions. The company has taken outperformance to the next level, by creating trucks that are specifically designed for different applications and deliver outperformance whatever be the business needs. From transit mixers and bulkers to car carriers and refrigerated containers, Mahindra Truck and Bus provides an entire line of integrated trucking solutions that helps customers profit by giving them the advantage of quick turnaround time and reliability along with the assurance of Mahindra excellence in every aspect.
The HCV product range has been engineered for Indian requirements with the underlying philosophy of; Made in India, Made for India. The new range of medium and heavy commercial vehicle is being manufactured at Chakan (Pune). The plant, which spans over 700 acres, has been set up with an investment of over Rs. 4,000 Crore and is producing other Mahindra products as well. The entire range of LCV Trucks and Buses are manufactured in the facility at Zaheerabad (Telangana State).
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