The company has launched a unique support program for 60 COVID-19 affected families in Haridwar.
Hero MotoCorp has launched yet another COVID-19 relief program in Uttarakhand, and this time a unique support program has been announced for 60 COVID-19 affected families in Haridwar. Under Hero MotoCorp’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform “Hero WeCare,” the company announced a slew of welfare measures to support children who lost one or both of their parents or guardians and women who lost their spouses to Covid-19 in the district of Haridwar. The announcement comes just a day after Hero MotoCorp handed over 13 ambulances to the state government of Uttarakhand to strengthen the health infrastructure in the state.
Launching the program, Beer Singh Budhiyal, Additional District Magistrate, Haridwar, said, “We are immensely thankful to Hero MotoCorp for once again taking the lead in supporting our efforts towards providing extraordinary community services in the state of Uttarakhand. Through our collaborative efforts, and the commitment of corporates like Hero MotoCorp, we have been able to overcome the challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic. These kinds of initiatives not only make our mission stronger to bring the affected people back on their feet; it also prepares us to respond effectively to any upcoming challenges.”
Bharatendu Kabi, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Corporate Communication, Hero MotoCorp said, “We are commencing a Skill Development Program aimed at empowering 50 such women to make them employable and self-reliant in the long-term. This initiative will help them get the required training and develop their entrepreneurial skills to attain a better livelihood, thus contributing towards the sustainable development of communities. We will also provide a monthly allowance towards the educational and nutritional requirements of 10 children in the district of Haridwar, who lost their parents or guardians to the Coronavirus pandemic.”
In Haridwar, Hero MotoCorp has also partnered with Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama to strengthen their healthcare system with a 122-bed COVID-19 hospital. The company has also launched a project under which 10,000 doses of vaccines will be administered in a phased manner to the people in Haridwar. Hero MotoCorp is also partnering with the local health department as part of another similar vaccination drive to facilitate vaccination of specially-abled people in the district.