Hero MotoCorp hands 100 Achiever Motorcycles for Nepal relief


100 Hero Achiever Motorcycles sent for Nepal relief

Hero MotoCorp, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activity is giving out 100 units of 150cc Hero Achiever motorcycle for the relief activities in earthquake-struck Nepal.

2 trucks carrying 100 Hero Achiever motorcycles have been sent to Nepal region.  The donated 150 cc Hero motorcycles will be given to UNICEF for use in relief and rehabilitation work in the earthquake-affected Nepal, the company declared in a statement.

The bikes from Hero were flagged off from Hero Motorcycle’s manufacturing plant at Gurgaon by James Gitau, deputy representative of UNICEF’s India office, along with officials from Hero MotoCorp.

James Gitau of UNICEF India, in one of his statements said:

The devastation in Nepal has been widespread and has caused distress and anguish, unparalleled in recent times. The motorcycles donated by Hero MotoCorp will go a long way in boosting our on-ground initiatives in Nepal

In addition to this, Hero MotoCorp, The Indian Automobile company, has donated Rs 1 Crore to Prime Minister’s Fund for “Operation Maitri” to help the affected Nepal.

The company also said,

Additional financial assistance in the form of a day’s salary from each Hero employee and a contribution of matching amount from the company has also been donated towards relief work in Nepal.

We think, It is a great move by Hero MotoCorp to provide aid for affected Nepal by donating motorcycles.

Source: Economic Times

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