Jammu: As part of its ongoing CSR initiatives towards the Covid-19 relief efforts, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, donated two specially designed first responder vehicles (FRVs) to Govt Medical College and Hospital, Jammu on Monday.
Vehicles were handed over to Dr. Dara Singh, Medical Superintendent, Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu.
These unique and utilitarian vehicles will be useful for reaching out to patients in the rural and remote areas and comfortably moving them to the nearest hospitals. These have been custom-built as an accessory on the powerful Xtreme 200R motorcycles of Hero MotoCorp.
The FRVs have 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.
Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head – CSR, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Hero MotoCorp has been providing FRVs to front-line health personnel in different states to assist patients in rural and remote areas. These are fitted with all the necessary medical equipment that offers urgent assistance to patients who require to be transported to the hospital.”
Till date, Hero MotoCorp handed over 47 FRVs to the government authorities in various states, including Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram and HP.