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 handed over 60 Hero scooters and 500 helmets to the Nagpur Police Commissionerate(NMC) and the Fire Department to commemorate International Womenâ€™s Day. These Hero scooters would enablepolice officers and fire department officers to provide rapid services during emergency situations, thereby ensuring better security to the citizens of Nagpur â€“ particularly women.
The scooters were handed over to the Police Commissionerate and the Fire Department by Vikram Kasbekar, Executive Director, Hero Moto Corp, in the presence of Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari.
Amitesh Kumar, Commissioner of Nagpur and Jaiprakash Gupta, Member, Khadi and Village Industry Commission were also among the notable dignitaries who attended the event.
Nitin Gadkari, Honâ€™ble Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, said, â€œWe appreciate Hero Moto Corp for taking the initiative and partnering with the Nagpur Police and Fire Department on the occasion of International Womenâ€™s Day. This is an excellent example of a Corporate and local authorities collaborating together to ensure the safety of citizens, particularly women.â€
Handing over the scooters, Vikram Kasbekar, Executive Director, Hero MotoCorp, said, â€œAs a responsible corporate, Hero MotoCorp has always been committed to creating mass public awareness about Road Safety and Women Empowerment. As an ongoing initiative, weare partnering with several state police departments, empowering police officers with effective mobility options. Our association with the Nagpur Police and Fire departments is reaffirmation of our commitment to creating a safe and secure city.â€