Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, recently handed over Hero Destini 125 scooters to Indian Army soldiers who were disabled while in service. Done in the presence of Brigadier Sanatan Singh (VSM), Brigadier Vikas Bhardwaj of the Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV), and Bharatendu Kabi, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Communication, Hero MotoCorp, these retro-fitted scooters are supported by two auxiliary wheels in the rear which have been customised to provide a safe and convenient riding experience.
‘We are honoured and delighted to partner with the Directorate of Indian Army Veterans in this noble cause. As part of our initiatives under our CSR platform Hero WeCare, we are glad to be able to extend mobility support to these Heroes. We have already handed over more than 100 such retro-fitted Destini scooters to soldiers in various states across the country,’ Kabi stated in a press release shared with CauseBecause.
The company has previously handed over these scooters to Indian Army soldiers across Gujarat, Delhi-NCR, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Assam and Kerala.
Under its flagship CSR platform Hero WeCare, Hero MotoCorp has been contributing towards building a Greener, Safer and Equitable World. The company has been at the forefront of environment conservation, promoting and inculcating road-safety practices, and empowerment of young girls and women, specially-abled individuals and the underprivileged sections of society.