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FOR PERMANENT & CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES
TO FACILITATE SIMILAR VACCINATION DRIVE ACROSS ITS
GROUP COMPANIES, DEALER NETWORK & SUPPLY CHAIN
New Delhi, April 13, 2021: Of late In keeping with its commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its people, Heron MotoCorp has initiated a Covid-19 vaccination drive across the organization, including its permanent and contractual employees.
Hero Moto Corp will bear the cost of the vaccination drive for its workforce.
The Company will also facilitate similar vaccination initiative across its group companies
such as Hero FinCorp, Hero Future Energies, Rockman Industries, Hero Electronix and AG
In order to ensure the safety of people across its ecosystem, Hero MotoCorp is also working
closely with its dealers and supply chain partners to facilitate similar vaccination for their
More than 80,000 employees, including the entire workforce of Hero MotoCorp, Group
Companies and Supply Chain Partners will be covered under this initiative. Additionally, a
similar drive will be commenced for Hero MotoCorp’s Pan-India dealer network.
The vaccination initiative will cover both shots of the Covid-19 vaccine in phases as defined
by health authorities, and will be implemented as per the guidelines prescribed by the
government, covering people over the age of 45 and those with comorbidities first, followed
by a wider application in the general population.
We at Hero have always believed in the holistic development of our employees as well as the
society at large. With the government opening up the vaccination process against the
coronavirus for the corporate sector, we have decided to vaccinate our workforce and other
stakeholders within the extended Hero family at no cost.
At the very onset of the Covid-19 in March 2020, the Hero Group was among the very first
corporates to pledge Rs 100 Crore as aid for the relief-efforts in the country. Half of this sum,
Rs 50 Crore, was contributed to the PM-Cares Fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore was spent
in other relief efforts.
As part of its ongoing relief efforts, Hero MotoCorp has so far distributed more than 23 lakhs
meals, over 37,805 ration kits, more than 37,700 litres of sanitizers, 45+ lakhs face masks
and 57,000+ PPE kits to the government hospitals, Police departments and other agencies.
The Company has also donated 60 unique First Responder Vehicles (FRVs), custom-built as
an upgrade on the powerful Xtreme 200R motorcycle, to various government authorities in
Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram,
Jammu and Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha.
By Lipakshi Seedhar: Staff Correspondent