Maruti Suzuki has presented a total of 15 new vehicles, including 11 Ertiga MPVs, 2 Ertigas with interceptors and 2 EECO ambulances to the Haryana Police Department. The country's largest automaker has offered these vehicles to the Haryana Police with an intention of improving the road safety. The vehicles will be used for patrolling, surveillance and addressing medical emergencies on highways and expressways. As part of a well-rounded social strategy, the company is working to address road safety issues.
The vehicles were presented to Mr. Sandeep Khirwar, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, by Mr. C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India Limited. Other dignitaries present at the occasion were Mr. Shibash Kabiraj, Joint Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, Ms. Mamta Singh, IPS, IGT, South Range. Senior officials Mr. Mahesh Rajoria, Sr Advisor, Driving Training, Mr. Kanwaldeep Singh, Vice President, Corporate Planning and Communications and Mr. Ranjit Singh, Head CSR from Maruti Suzuki India limited were also present at the occasion. The 13 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga cars are customized to meet the Traffic Police requirement. They are fitted with accessories like Beacon Light, Siren, Public Address System and Body Graphics. Additionally, the 2Eeco Ambulances will take care of rushing the injured in road accidents to medical aid.
Presenting these vehicles Mr. C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We at Maruti Suzuki are committed to promote Road Safety in the country. Together with Haryana Police, we intend to reduce road accidents in Haryana. We have set up Maruti Driving Schools (MDS), Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) and Road Safety Knowledge Centres (RSKC) in the state to promote safe driving. By giving these vehicles, we are further extending our support to Haryana Police for making roads safer.” “Emergency care is one of the important area of concern when it comes to road safety. Through the two Eeco ambulances we aim to assist the Haryana Police provide immediate care to accident victims”, he added. Two of these Ertiga cars have interceptors equipped with laser based traffic speed video systems, printers, roof-mounted day and night all-weather PTZ cameras, LED monitor Roof light bars and public address mechanisms. The interceptors are also fitted with breath alcohol analyzers to detect if motorists are drunk.