COVID 19: CEAT tyres sanitizes trucks delivering essential goods

Published On : 18 April 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy

Ceat Tyres under the leadership of RPG Foundation has initiated a sanitization force of vans, delivering crucial items across Mumbai amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The tyre corporation has partnered with the All India Truck Workers Association (AITWA), Bombay Goods & Transport Association (BGTA) and Western Union LPG Association (WULA) to sanitise trucks across numerous automobile loading point which include Nhavasheva, Mahul, Jasai and region around the airport, that are key factors of entry/go out of vehicles that convey items to the city.

The sanitization pressure consists of sanitization of the truck cabin, distribution of face masks, sanitizers and food packets to the drivers and cleaners. So far, the sanitization pressure has been executed for over 811 vehicles and the plan is to cowl 1000 vans by way of the quit of nineteenth April 2020.

To attain out to the needy people in the course of this lockdown, CEAT has also initiated voluntary distribution of meals packets throughout India. So far, more than 68,500 meals packets have been allotted in Mumbai, Nashik, Chennai, Vadodara, Jaipur and Jabalpur with an average of 5,800 freshly cooked food packets disbursed on a day by day basis at some point of this vital time.

Arnab Banerjee, Chief Operating Officer - CEAT Tyres Ltd said: "The sanitisation pressure, distribution of food packets and deployment of our ever prepared COVID-19 Warriors are all initiatives which are geared toward providing crucial care at some point of those unheard-of times."