Suzuki Motorcycle India opens kitchen for communities in Haryana amid lockdown

Suzuki Motorcycle India said that it has started distributing over 500 food packets daily and the numbers can go up to 1000 packets.
By : Prashant Singh
| Updated on: 08 Apr 2020, 07:40 PM
SMIPL serves food to communities in Haryana amid Covid-19 lockdown.
SMIPL serves food to communities in Haryana amid Covid-19 lockdown.
SMIPL serves food to communities in Haryana amid Covid-19 lockdown.
SMIPL serves food to communities in Haryana amid Covid-19 lockdown.

India is under a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. Several automakers in India have stepped-up to join forces against the coronavirus.

Now, Suzuki Motorcycle India, a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan has come forward to provide food and support local communities and migrant workers who've been severely affected due to the lockdown. The company is providing meal to three villages close to its production site in Kherki Dhaula, Gurgaon, Haryana.

In a press release sent today, the company said that it has started sharing over 500 food packets daily and the numbers can go up to 1000 packets. The company is distributing food to the people of Hasanpur, Darbaripur and Kherki Dhaula villages, under the Gurugram district in Haryana.

(Also Read: Coronavirus dents bike, three-wheeler March sales)

Similar Bikes

Find More Bikes
Hcd India Nps Cargo (HT Auto photo)
Hcd India Nps Cargo
₹54,500 - 58,500 *Ex-showroom price
Benling India Benling Kriti (HT Auto photo)
Benling India Benling Kriti
₹56,940 - 66,121 *Ex-showroom price
Benling India Benling Falcon (HT Auto photo)
Benling India Benling Falcon
₹62,200 - 71,248 *Ex-showroom price
Benling India Benling Icon (HT Auto photo)
Benling India Benling Icon
₹65,470 - 74,160 *Ex-showroom price
Suzuki Access 125 (HT Auto photo)
Suzuki Access 125
124 cc
₹67,503 - 87,696 *Ex-showroom price
Benling India Benling Aura (HT Auto photo)
Benling India Benling Aura
₹73,000 *Ex-showroom price

The company said that this initiative aims to help the contractual workers, daily wagers, laborers, locals and families who have been affected due to the lockdown.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Koichiro Hirao, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. said, “The whole nation has come together to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and it is our responsibility to support and help each other in such difficult times. People across the country have shown exemplary courage and spirit by staying at home during the nationwide lockdown to defeat the spread of coronavirus. Adding to Government’s on-going initiatives to ensure availability of essential items, it’s everyone’s unified and extended efforts that will help fight it resiliently. SMIPL is determined to take all possible measures in that direction and we are pleased to start the initiative of providing food packets to the displaced individuals/workers/families during the pandemic."

(Also Read: Maruti Suzuki, India's largest car maker opens larger heart, feeds Haryana villages)

Suzuki Motorcycle India also said that keeping in mind safety and wellbeing of its employees and all stakeholders, it has currently suspended operations at its production facility in accordance with the Government directives. It said that the production will remain at halt until further notice. Moreover, the two-wheeler maker further added that it has issued ‘Work from Home’ policy for employees which aren't directly involved in essential services.


First Published Date: 08 Apr 2020, 07:36 PM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city