Bajaj has announced a contribution of Rs 10 crore for Nepal earthquake relief fund. The aid will be routed via Prime Minister's relief fund. Also a sum of Rs50 lakhs will be to an NGO called 'SEWA' dedicated to needy & self-employed women workers in Nepal, mainly directed to its cluster at Konkhana.
Mr. Rakesh Sharma, President ñ International Business for Bajaj Auto Ltd said, "Nepal has seen an unprecedented disaster. In this time of distress we stand by our friends in Nepal and this contribution is a small reaffirmation of our commitment to the people of Nepal. Through our distributor M/S Hansraj Hulaschand, we are also ensuring that immediate relief is provided to the affected people."
He further added: "Nepal is a very important country for Bajaj Auto and we have been there for more than 20 years. We have over 3.5 lakh Bajaj motorcycles on the country's roads. We are working with our consumers, dealers and technicians towards the quick repair of damaged vehicles so that people can be mobile once again."
Bajaj Auto's motorcycles are widely available across 46 districts of Nepal through 175 dealerships and service centers which employ over 2000 persons.