In keeping with its unwavering commitment to Diversity & inclusion (D&I) and Safety, Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, today felicitated 52 ASHA workers with Hero Pleasure scooters in Gurugram, Haryana, to commemorate International Women’s Day.
As part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform “Hero WeCare”, this initiative by Hero MotoCorp aims to empower Asha Workers who are at the forefront of the tackling the coronavirus pandemic by providing them with Hero scooters to increase their independent mobility.
Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Haryana, and Mr. Bharatendu Kabi, Head Corporate Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility, Hero MotoCorp, handed over these 52 Hero scooters to the ASHA Workers in the presence of senior officials from the government and Hero MotoCorp.
Appreciating this initiative of Hero MotoCorp, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Haryana, said, “The ASHA workers have led from the front in the fight against COVID-19, especially in remote towns and villages, and have been in constant touch with the local community. They played a key role in screening people across the state by conducting door-to-door surveys to seek out people suffering from any symptom of the disease. Hero MotoCorp’s efforts in rewarding these COVID warriors is truly commendable and will motivate more corporates to recognise such dedication to the people and the society.”
Mr. Bharatendu Kabi, Head - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Corporate Communication, said, “Hero MotoCorp has been at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 by partnering with hospitals and local administrations across the country. We salute the contribution of ASHA Workers as they have played a key role in the prevention and management of the COVID-19. Our ASHA workers have been torchbearers in this fight and it is only fitting that we thank them on the occasion of the International Women’s Day for their relentless and heroic efforts in protecting the vulnerable sections of the society.”