Mahindra Group donates 19 vehicles for Uttarakhand flood relief
Mahindra Group employees have donated a day’s salary to Mahindra Foundation. Mahindra has donated 19 vehicles to the state Disaster Headquarters located in Dehradun.
These include 13 4WD Bolero Pick ups for each of the 13 districts in the state, one Scorpio, three 25 seater buses, one 25 ton MTBL truck and a Bolero fitted with a 20KVA Mahindra Powerol DG Set. In addition to this 150 solar street lamps and 300 solar lanterns will be handed over to the most severely hit villages which have been deprived of electricity.
The vehicles and solar street lights/lanterns were handed over to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Vijay Bahuguna at the CM house on December 30, 2013 by Mr. Rajeev Dubey, President (Group HR, Corporate Services & After-Market) & Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
“At Mahindra, we have consciously pledged to go beyond monetary help when it comes to relief efforts and we hope our donation will contribute to the rebuilding efforts in the State and help restore its infrastructure,” said Mr. Rajeev Dubey, President (Group HR, Corporate Services & After-Market) & Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
In addition to collecting one day’s salary from employees, the Mahindra Group had also donated a sum of Rs. 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Uttarakhand to provide urgently needed relief to flood affected victims in the state.