Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has presented 15 new vehicles to the Haryana Police Department. With this move, the company aims to assist the Haryana Police in improving the state’s road safety. The vehicles were presented to Mr. Sandeep Khirwar, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, by Mr. C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India Limited. The several other dignitary police officers and Maruti’s senior officials were also present at the event.
The presented Maruti vehicles include 11 Ertiga, 2 Ertigas with interceptors and 2 EECO ambulances. These cars will be used for patrolling, surveillance and addressing medical emergencies on highways and expressways. The company has especially customized the 13 Ertiga models for catering the Traffic Police requirements. These units have some special features such as Beacon Light, Siren, Public Address System and Body Graphics.
While the two Ertigas have interceptors with laser based traffic speed video systems, printers, roof-mounted day and night all-weather PTZ cameras, LED monitor Roof light bars and public address mechanisms. In order to detect drunken motorists, the interceptors have the breath alcohol analyzers. On the other hand, the two Maruti Eeco Ambulances have been designed for rushing the injured in road accidents to medical aid.
Presenting the vehicles Mr. C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We at Maruti Suzuki are committed to promote Road Safety in the country. Together with Haryana Police, we intend to reduce road accidents in Haryana. We have set up Maruti Driving Schools (MDS), Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) and Road Safety Knowledge Centres (RSKC) in the state to promote safe driving. By giving these vehicles, we are further extending our support to Haryana Police for making roads safer.”
“Emergency care is one of the important area of concern when it comes to road safety. Through the two Eeco ambulances we aim to assist the Haryana Police provide immediate care to accident victims”, he added.
Besides this CSR activity, the Indo-Japanese carmaker addresses issues concerned to society welfare and national interest. The company has taken multiple community development initiatives related to infrastructure development, education and water and sanitation.