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Hero MotoCorp donates First Responder Vehicles to Himachal Pradesh

Aditya Chatterjee  | Updated: October 14, 2020, 02:13 PM IST

Hero MotoCorp has recently donated four specially designed First Responder Vehicles (FRVs) to the Department of Health and Family Welfare in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. These vehicles have been developed and manufactured by Hero as custom built-on accessory based on the Xtreme 200R motorcycle. The FRVs has been equipped with a full stretcher with a foldable hood mounted on the side, essential medical equipment such as a detachable first-aid kit, oxygen cylinder, fire extinguisher and other safety features such as LED Flasher Lights, foldable beacon light, emergency wireless public announcement system and siren.

Till date, the company has donated more than 25 FRVs to the government authorities of various Indian states including - Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. As part of its relief efforts for the people impacted by Covid-19, Hero MotoCorp has already distributed 14 lakhs meals, 37,201 litres of sanitizers, 30 lakhs face masks and 29,000+ PPE kits to government hospitals, the Police departments and other agencies.

Hero MotoCorp handed over four first responder vehicles (FRVs) to (R) Shri. Amitabh Avasthi, Secretary – Health, Himachal Pradesh in presence of (centre) Shri. Ramesh Chand, Deputy Director for COVID-19 Material Supplies, Himachal Pradesh.

"Continuing its assistance in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, Hero MotoCorp has undertaken on a new effort to provide first responder vehicles to front-line personnel from different state authorities to assist patients in rural and remote areas. Designed and developed by the engineers at the Hero 's Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur and the New Model Centre (NMC) in Gurgaon, the first responder vehicle is fitted with all the necessary medical equipment that offers urgent assistance to patients who need to be transported to the hospital." commented, Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer; Head Corporate Social Responsibility, Hero MotoCorp

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 68,900
Displacement
125cc
Transmission
5-Speed
Max Power(ps)
10.87
Max Torque(Nm)
10.60
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 99,950
Displacement
163cc
Transmission
5-Speed
Max Power(ps)
15.00
Max Torque(Nm)
14.00
Mileage
-NA-
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