Assam– Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) partner in Assam, Abutani Trucking is helping its customers and people of the state during the pandemic COVID 19. Our business partner has taken a novel social initiative and used the current pandemic to spread smiles among the worst effected and poor people in the region.
From distributions of rations, groceries and protective items to the rural and poverty-stricken districts of Assam, the Assam-based partner of ‘BharatBenz’ vehicles Abutani Trucking has spread smiles to many of the population in its region when they were facing the world today with COVID-19.
Mr. Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said: “It’s time we start initiating working together in times of this COVID -19, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles in association with Abutani Trucking have been instrumental in reaching out to the furthest population in Assam and help them during this pandemic times by distributing free of cost items to the underprivileged and poor population.”
The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has been an unpreceded event in recent history. Never before, such a huge proportion of world population were so badly effected in the last few decades, as seen recently. Our country, particularly being a developing country had been one of the worst hit countries in the world. The COVID 19 pandemic had spread to every corner of the country and the Northeastern states of Assam and its neighbours were among the worst affected
Mr. Naba Kumar Doley, Managing Director, Abutani Trucking, Said: “Overcoming all the fears of infection, the team had shown great courage and compassion in reaching out to the remote corners of the state where the Government aid takes a lot of time to reach. The elderly, poor and the especially abled people, who were hit the hardest by COVID 19 were very happy to receive this noble gesture by the team. Many were not able to hold back their tears in happiness and gave the team best wishes in return.”
As the whole country stands united to fight against, initiative like this will go in a long way in creating happiness every time.
Vehicle sanitization campaign was also conducted for 15 days from June 01st to June 15th, Truck owners and customers were informed to bring their vehicles in the workshop for a health check-up. Their vehicles were also sanitized in the workshop following Government regulations. Using state of the art diagnostic tools and equipment, 2600 plus vehicles were attended in the region during the campaign.
The health checkup and sanitization was done completely free of charge to the customer and the labour charges incurred during the campaign were reimbursed to the business partners. Truck owners and drivers expressed their gratitude and happiness for the campaign as it ensured a smoother ride for their trucks in the future. The campaign also ensured vehicle and manpower ramp up in the workshops and helped to kick-start Business on a positive note.