Coronavirus impact: CEAT Tyres help battle COVID-19

Team OD Updated: April 14, 2020, 10:32 PM IST

CEAT Tyres has initiated sanitisation of trucks that deliver food and essentials in Mumbai. The company has partnered with All India Truck Workers' Association (AITWA), Bombay Goods & Transport Association (BGTA) and Western Union LPG Association (WULA) to sanitise trucks at goods loading point at Nhava Sheva, Mahul, Jasai that are key exit and entry points in the city during the lockdown period.

The initiative also includes sanitisation of the truck cabin, distribution of face masks, sanitisers and food packets to drivers and other daily wage workers. The plan is to cover 1,000 trucks till April 19, 2020, out of which 811 trucks are already done.

CEAT has also initiated distribution of food packets across India and they have distributed over 68,500 food packets in Mumbai, Nashik, Chennai, Vadodara, Jaipur and Jabalpur.

The chief operating officer at CEAT, Arnab Banerjee said, "CEAT Tyres along with RPG Foundation and other relevant authorities has undertaken various tasks with a commitment towards helping the society in every possible manner to fight this pandemic. The sanitisation drive, distribution of food packets and deployment of our ever-ready COVID-19 Warriors are all initiatives that are aimed at providing essential care during these unprecedented times."


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