In wake of the lockdown due to COVID19 pandemic, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has undertaken various initiatives to support communities around its manufacturing facilities in Haryana.
The Company is using its canteens to prepare meals for the temporary workmen and student trainees staying in village communities around the Gurugram and Manesar plants.
It has distributed over 5,400 cooked food packets in the nearby communities. So far, 120,000 food packets have been distributed in the last three weeks.
Company is supporting the local administration by providing 500 kits of dry ration every day, being distributed in the nearby villages and include daily use items. It has distributed nearly 10,000 such packet.
Besides, fresh and clean drinking water is available from Maruti Suzuki’s 17 Water ATMs installed across 16 villages. The access to the water ATMs is open and water is dispensed with strict social distancing norms.
Water ATMs have a capacity to generate over 1,000 litres of drinkable water per hour.
“We are aligned with Government of India’s directives to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and are working towards the safety and well-being of our employees and communities around our manufacturing units.”, says Rajesh Uppal, Member Executive Board (HR, IT & Safety), Maruti Suzuki.