NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturer (SIAM) and Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE), an initiative by SIAMcelebrated the World Environment Day today across 4750 dealers across the nation. On the occasion, SIAM-SAFE organised various activities related to environment safety and conservationwith a pledge to spread awareness around environment protection, sustenance and eco-conscious growth.
On the occasion, SIAM-organised several mass awareness campaigns with specific focus on Safety, Environment and Technology to promote safety and environment protection. The specific activities including free day-long PUC check-ups and issuing of free PUC certificates was organised on 5th June at various dealers across India to serve the purpose of protecting our environment by maintaining our vehicles and minimizing pollution. Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India dealer Krishna Honda conducted free pollution check-up camp, quiz competition, painting competition and material distribution on World Environment day. There were also other unique initiatives like sapling distribution, tree plantations, green processions, awareness rallies, etc. conducted at the dealership outlets. For effective organisation of the camp, all dealers displayed material at individual workshop and were covered under a common environment day banner.
Mr. Vishnu Mathur, Director General, SIAM, said, “The Indian automobile Industry has always been committed to its care for the environment and it is our endeavour to enhance public awareness towards key environmental issues. SIAM firmly believes that the community education is a key contributor in this direction and all members come together to spread awareness about cleaner environment among vehicle owners and society as a whole. On the occasion of World Environment day we expect enthusiastic response and support from vehicle owners to make it a huge success and hope that this initiative creates an impact ensuring proper maintenance of their vehicles while looking at safety.”
Various member companies that participated in the celebration of World Environment day were Ashok Leyland Ltd, Bajaj Auto Ltd,, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, Honda Car India Ltd, Honda Motorcycle& Scooter India Pvt Ltd, Mahindra &Mahindra Ltd, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Mercedez Benz India Pvt Ltd, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd, Tata Motors Ltd, TVS Motor Company Ltd, Ford India Pvt Ltd, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd and Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd amongst others.