NEW DELHI: Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale formally rolled out Chetak Foundation’s Swasthya (Health & Fitness) Scheme to felicitate over 10000 underprivileged drivers and Covid front line workers and provide them with high-quality Sanitization kits, which will prepare them to avert the Third Wave of Covid.
Chetak Foundation (the social arm of Chetak Group, the leader in Automotive Logistics in India) has tied up with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited to honour their frontline workers and drivers and provide them with the sanitization kits.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale said, “It is heartening to see Chetak Foundation and Delhi Metro to come forward and support the government’s efforts by acknowledging the Covid frontline workers and drivers who worked tirelessly during the crisis, helping the public at large remain mobile, while risking their own lives. We need many more corporates and foundations to join hands in such noble initiatives”
Sachin Haritash, Board member, Chetak Foundation said, “Chetak Foundation has been set up to make a positive impact on the lives of underprivileged communities, in line with the vision of our founder late Shri J K Sharma ji. We are honoured that the Hon’ble Minister has blessed our initiative to felicitate over 10000 drivers and Covid front line workers.”
Speaking of its tie-up with DMRC, he added, “We are really happy that the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited has agreed to join us for this noble cause and it reflects the social ethos being practiced by the organisation. We would like to convey our gratitude to Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC and his entire team.”
Chetak Foundation focuses on broad areas including Education, Environment, Health, Livelihood, Nutrition and Road Safety, in the logistics space and public at large in the related domains.
Speaking about the initiative, Dr. Mangu Singh, MD/DMRC said, “We are happy to know that Chetak Foundation has taken up this cause to help the underprivileged in maintaining good hygiene. Indeed, a timely initiative. This is also in line with the values being practiced by DMRC. We take good care of the health of all our associates and we are glad to felicitate our front-line workers for their continual efforts. Our best to wishes are with Chetak Foundation for their social initiatives and we will be happy to associate with them in future.”
DMRC has identified site workers, housekeeping and cleaning staff, especially from the less privileged background for the felicitation and provision of sanitization kids.
Chetak Foundation has conceived specific interventions to enhance beneficiaries’ experience. Some of these include Oxygen Plus (an environment initiative), Swasthaya Plus (a Health initiative), Poshan Plus (a nutrition initiative to alleviate hunger), Shikha Plus (an Education initiative), Zindagi Plus (a Road Safety Initiative), Sahayata Plus (an initiative to help people during crises or natural calamities).
Established in 1979, Chetak Group takes pride in its long-range strategy of providing comprehensive logistics solutions to its customers. Equipped with over 1.5 million sqft modern warehousing facilities, across India, the Group provides Total Supply Chain Solutions including Transportation Services through all modes, Warehousing & Distribution, International Freight Forwarding, Customs Clearance & Logistics Services.
The group, located in Delhi, the national capital has 60 offices and branches spread across India at major industrial hubs, in order to provide effective solutions to its customers.
Chetak Group is known for its ‘On-time performance and Quality Service. Equipped with over 2400 customised vehicles, Chetak enjoys the impressive clientele of industry leaders in automobiles since its inception. These include all major national and global automobile brands such as Maruti Suzuki, Tata, Hyundai, JCV, Kia, Honda, among many others.