Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, joined hands with Pune police to promote Road Safety Awareness in Pune, India. As a part of this initiative, Bridgestone presented traffic safety (crash) barricades, reflective jackets and traffic light batons to Pune City Police today, in an event held near Pune airport.
The traffic safety gears were presented by Bridgestone to Mr. Manoj Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police. The event was graced by Ms. Swapana Gore, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Khadaki Division, Mr. Suresh Kumar Vajpayee-CISF, Mr. George Varghese, Chief Security Officer-Airport, Mr. Sanjay Kurundkar, Sr. Police Inspector and Mr Vittal Darekar, Police Inspector Crime, Ms. Milan Harchekar from Vimantal Police station.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ajay Sevekari, Director – HR & Administration, Purchase, Logistics and IT, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Bridgestone has always considered people as the most valuable resource and safeguarding their health and safety is of the utmost importance. Through this activity the company would like to promote the importance of safe driving – one of the priorities on Bridgestone’s global manifesto. Through such initiatives, Bridgestone aims to help Pune police increase awareness about road safety and reduce the number of road accidents.”
Mr. Manoj Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Pune city police remarked, “Road safety is of paramount importance and it is necessary to take adequate measures to raise its awareness. We are pleased to have Bridgestone India supporting us in promoting safer driving for the people in Pune”.