In a bid to fight against the widespread COVID-19, TVS Motor Company has announced a ₹30 crore package. The relief package is said to be funded by Srinivasan Services Trust (SST) which is the social arm of the company.
The Indian two-wheeler company has already announced a slew of measures to join the fight against the widespread Coronavirus. The announcement comes after the announcement made after Bajaj Motors, as a much needed and appreciated gesture from both the companies.
In a statement, the company said that the first stage of the company’s relief program has already begun with TVS Motors dispatching around 10 tractors attached with disinfectants to the municipal authorities.
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The bike manufacturer will be making face masks for health care workers and other people involved in providing essential services across the country. This comes amid the reports of a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment across the country.
Apart from this, TVS will also be using its kitchens located in its factories to cook meals for the police and other essential services personnel. Adding on to this, the company is ensuring a supply of daily dry rations for daily wage workers in Himachal Pradesh.
After Mahindra, TVS Motors is evaluating opportunities and feasibility of developing ventilators using 3D printers. The ventilators turn out to be a piece of essential equipment in fighting against the COVID-19.
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In order to support the two-wheeler owners, the company has extended the service dates. According to the company, the two-wheelers which have a scheduled service or come under Annual Maintenance Contract can avail the free service till June 2020. This is applicable for the owners who have their servicing due between March 2020 and April 2020.
Similarly, other essential services like warranties, roadside assistance and customer support team have been making sure to stay active. The entire auto industry has come together with many companies offering assistance to government efforts in the fight against Coronavirus.0