In keeping with its commitment towards supporting the COVID-19 relief efforts, Hero MotoCorp Ltd - the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters - today handed over 13 life-support ambulances to the Government of Uttarakhand.
As part of the Company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform "Hero WeCare", the initiative aims to help strengthen the healthcare infrastructure across the state.
Flagging off these ambulances, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, at his residence here today, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami, said, "The pandemic has accentuated the need for healthcare and we are grateful to Hero MotoCorp for their significant contribution in supporting and strengthening the medical infrastructure in the state. These efforts are helping to provide immediate relief to the frontline workers and the communities most impacted by Covid-19. We appeal to other corporates around the country to come together and extend their support to the governments to handle this unprecedented crisis."
Mr. Bharatendu Kabi, Head - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Corporate Communication, Hero MotoCorp said, "An unwavering commitment towards the safety and wellbeing of the society has always been an integral part of our philosophy at Hero MotoCorp. In keeping with this commitment, we have been partnering with various state governments and health departments to provide sustainable relief measures for the people in several parts of the country. The ambulances provided by Hero MotoCorp in Uttarakhand will not only help communities during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic; these will also go a long way in providing the much-needed infrastructural support at the time of any future health-related emergencies."
Shares of Hero MotoCorp Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 2874.65 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 2849.7. The total number of shares traded during the day was 15306 in over 1631 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 2885.35 and intraday low of 2859. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 44008096.