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Ramdas Athawale rolls out Chetak Foundation’s Swasthya Scheme

July 28, 2021
ramdas Athawale Chetak Foundation

Chetak Foundation’s Swasthya (Health & Fitness) Scheme to felicitate over 10000 underprivileged drivers and Covid front line workers and provide them with high-quality sanitization kits was rolled out at the hands of Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Mr. Ramdas Athawale. The scheme to prepare them to avert the predicted third wave. Chetak Foundation (the social arm of Chetak Group, the leader in Automotive Logistics in India) has tied up with the DMRC Limited to honour their frontline workers and drivers and provide them with sanitization kits.

Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale said, “It is heartening to see Chetak Foundation and Delhi Metro to come forward and support the government’s efforts by acknowledging the Covid frontline workers and drivers who worked tirelessly during the crisis, helping the public at large remain mobile while risking their own lives. We need many more corporates and foundations to join hands in such noble initiatives”

Chetak Foundation Board member Mr. Sachin Haritash said, “Chetak Foundation has been set up to make a positive impact on the lives of underprivileged communities. Speaking of its tie-up with DMRC, he added, “We are really happy that the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited has agreed to join us for this noble cause and it reflects the social ethos being practiced by the organisation.”

Speaking about the initiative,  MD/DMRC Dr.  Mangu Singh, said, “We are happy to know that Chetak Foundation has taken up this cause to help the underprivileged in maintaining good hygiene. Indeed, a timely initiative. We take good care of the health of all our associates and we are glad to felicitate our front-line workers for their continual efforts.

Chetak Foundation has conceived specific interventions to enhance beneficiaries’ experience. Some of these include Oxygen Plus (an environment initiative), Swasthaya Plus (a Health initiative), Poshan Plus (a nutrition initiative to alleviate hunger), Shikha Plus (an Education initiative), Zindagi Plus (a Road Safety Initiative), Sahayata Plus (an initiative to help people during crises or natural calamities). The group, located in Delhi, the national capital has 60 offices and branches spread across India at major industrial hubs, in order to provide effective solutions to its customers.