Hero MotoCorp-Uttar Pradesh Police partnership sees the former presenting as many as 50 new two-wheelers to Gautam Budh Nagar Police scheme under Shakti and Garur projects.
Following successful partnerships with state police departments across the country, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, today initiated a new partnership with Uttar Pradesh Police Department also.
Under the new Hero MotoCorp-Uttar Pradesh Police, the popular two wheeler manufacturer presented 20 new Hero Duet scooters and 30 new Hero Achiever motorcycles to Gautam Budh Nagar police officers under the projects – ‘Shakti & Garud’.
Equipped with sirens, flash lights, PA systems and other essential police accessories, the new Hero two-wheelers will assist the police officers to adequately perform their patrolling duties.
Mr. Vijay Sethi, CIO & Head – CSR, Hero MotoCorp, handed the 50 two wheelers to Shri. Anand Kumar (IPS), A.D.G Law and Order UP. Also present on the occasion were other senior police and Hero MotoCorp officials.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vijay Sethi, CIO & Head – CSR, Hero MotoCorp said, “As the market leader and responsible corporate citizen, Hero MotoCorp is always committed towards bringing positive changes in the society. The Company has various initiatives across national and regional levels and our decision to extend our CSR drive to Uttar Pradesh is a reaffirmation of the longstanding commitment. We have already associated with police department of Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Telangana; and now we extend this association to Uttar Pradesh and add another chapter to our journey.”
Since 2016, Hero MotoCorp has provided around 400 two-wheelers to the Police Departments of Haryana, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan and Telangana, under various initiatives.
In Uttar Pradesh, Hero MotoCorp has already adopted a Traffic Training Park at Lucknow, which is equipped with Riding Simulators and other state-of-the-art facilities, where Road Safety awareness programs are conducted regularly for school and college students and other institutions in partnership with the local Traffic Police. The company also runs a Responsible Citizen Program with the Uttar Pradesh Police to promote road safety in the region. Under the aegis of its CSR initiative, Ride Safe India, Hero MotoCorp also conducts various nationwide programs to promote road safety.
Hero MotoCorp has additionally adopted Traffic Parks at Hyderabad, Gurugram, Delhi, Rourkela and Nagpur. The company also runs a Student Police Cadets (SPC) program in association with the Haryana Police, which has been a resounding success since its inception. Students from 50 schools in Gurugram are enrolled in multiple planned activities to inculcate sensibilities such as respect for law and community skills in their personalities. This programme instils social values in the students, while providing them with physical fitness training.