Group companies of Japanese multinational, Honda Motor Company, in India, today announced a contribution of Rs 3 crores towards the relief and recovery efforts in Uttarakhand. The contribution is aimed at providing relief and rehabilitation for affected people and reconstruction of areas devastated by the floods and landslides that hit the state in June 2013.
Chequesamounting to Rs 3 crores were handed over to the Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Mr Vijay Bahuguna, in Dehradun yesterday.
Commenting on the severity of the devastation, Mr. Yoshiyuki Matsumoto, Managing Officer, Honda Motor Co. and President & CEO, Honda Motor India said, “We express condolences and deepest sympathy to all the affected people who lost their near and dear ones, their homes and their livelihoods in this colossal calamity. We hope that this contribution will help in restoration of the devastated infrastructure and help rebuild lives of the affected people.”
All Honda group companies in India – Honda Cars India Ltd., Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd., Honda Siel Power Products Ltd, Honda R&D (India) Pvt. Ltd and Honda Motor India Pvt. Ltd have contributed towards the reconstruction and recovery of the region. Additional voluntary contributions have also been made by Honda’s employees & dealers in the country.