Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. (SMIPL) has contributed Rs 1 Crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund in order to aid the process of return to normalcy in the flood-effected state of Kerala. The cheque of Rs 1 Crore has been deposited to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF), as a contribution to help rehabilitate the affected people in the state and provision for the loss caused due to the natural calamity. In addition, the company has also announced a 10-day special service camp from August 30th to September 08th, 2018 across all its network in Kerala.
Mr. Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) said, “In this difficult time, we stand with people of Kerala and extend our full support to bring normalcy in the state. We wish for a speedy recovery of the state and hope for improvement of affected people.” Each flood affected vehicle reported at any Suzuki dealership or authorised service centre in the state shall be inspected for damages and brought to a road-worthy condition. The company dealership networks shall check and rectify the vehicle without charging any labour costs to customer. Engine oil and filter shall also be replaced in affected vehicles as free of cost to customer.
In case where a major damage has been caused to the vehicle due to water logging, the Suzuki network representatives will assist customers with the insurance claim formalities. As an advisory, it has also requested customers not to start the vehicle if they suspect water would have gone inside the engine due to vehicle submerging. For any further queries, customers can call on the company's toll free number - 1800-121-7996. Earlier, several automakers such as Hyundai, Tata Motors and Bajaj Auto had also contributed generously to the Chief Minister Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) in Kerala.