Indian Drives recently reported about the Automobile Industry making huge donations to fight the recent Corona Virus Pandemic. TVS Motors, Bajaj Auto and MG Motors to name a few. Joining them to fight against the COVID-19 is another two-wheeler manufacturer from India, Hero Group. Hero Group Pledges Rs 100 Crore Towards COVID-19 Relief Efforts.
The Hero Group has pledged Rs 100 Crore as an aid for the ongoing COVID-19 relief-efforts in India. Half of this sum, Rs 50 Crore, will be contributed to the PM-Cares Fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore will be spent in other relief efforts. The Hero Group (BML Munjal family) companies contributing to this fund include Hero MotoCorp, Hero FinCorp, Hero Future Energies, Rockman Industries, and Hero Electronix.
BML Munjal University At Dharuhera in Haryana part of Hero Group has offered its 2000-bed hostel for use as an isolation & treatment ward by the local health department.
Hero Future Energies, one of the country’s leading companies in the wind and solar energy sector, distributed food items & hygiene kits to people spread across 150 villages around its project sites. Hero MotoCorp, World’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters will distribute masks, sanitizers, gloves and 100 ventilators to hospitals and health departments for necessary use.
Hero MotoCorp has also offered to donate more than 60 motorcycles to the health departments in the rural areas in various states. The motorcycles – having undergone the necessary modifications – can be used as mobile ambulances Recognizing that the immediate needs of communities, Hero MotoCorp is also distributing 2,500 ration kits for the families in Delhi, Maharashtra and Kerala.