Cars in India |

Tata Motors Join Hands with IOCL to launch ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’

Tata Motors Join Hands with IOCL to launch ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’

Snapshot: ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’ are designed for truck drivers with several facilities like restrooms, self-cooking, secured parking with CCTV camera, TV and Wi-Fi.

- Comments    |    Write Comment

Tata Motors has joined hands with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) to introduce an industry-first driver welfare initiative ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’ in the country. This first-of-its-kind programme is aimed towards the betterment of the driver community in India. Under this initiative, Tata will setup pit stops for drivers to take rest on high traffic National Highways, thereby ensuring their physical and mental well-being. The first ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’ was inaugurated at Bawal on NH8, which is India’s busiest National highway.

Checkout the Tata Harrier SUV with BS VI Compliant diesel engine!

Saarthi Aaram Kendra facilities have been comprehensively designed to have several amenities for the truck drivers, which includes restrooms, restaurant, secured parking with CCTV camera, self-cooking, launderette, open bathing facility, barber shop, clean drinking water facility, TV and Wi-Fi. In addition, these will also provide truck related services from the vehicle service workshop available within the premises. Besides this welfare initiative, the company has also launched a ‘Tata Motors Samarth’ which will provide the truck owners with accidental insurance, hospitalization cover, financial counselling and educational assistance packages for their children.

The first facility was inaugurated at the NH8 in Bawal

Taking a leaf out of Tata's book, IOCL has also introduced ‘Ujala’ scheme under which regular eye check-ups, distribution of driver kits and training on safe driving practices will be conducted for the truck drivers through its Large Format ROs and ‘Sarai’. Commenting on the initiative, Mr Girish Wagh, President - CVBU, Tata Motors Limited, said that Tata Motors is fully committed to ensure road safety and comfort to the truck drivers. Saarthi Aaram Kendra is an initiative offering basic facilities on the go to the commercial vehicle saarthis. It offers an environment wherein saarthis will easily have access to their basic needs, this, in turn, will help them de-stress after long journeys and thereby improve their overall efficiency.

Tata Motors and IOCL plan to inaugurate several more ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’ in future

Related car news

  • Tata Motors Launches ‘Pro Edition’ Packs For Its Range 23-09-2019 Autoportal Team Tata Motors Launches Pro Edition Packs For Its Range in Indi...
  • Tata Motors Reveals Ziptron-equipped EV To Launch in 2020 20-09-2019 Prachi Tata Motors Unveils EV With Ziptron Technology; To Be Launch...
  • Tata Tigor JTP, Tata Tiago JTP to Get Mild Feature Update 07-08-2019 Autoportal Team Tata Tigor JTP, Tata Tiago JTP To Get More Features Soon
  • Tata Offering Triple Bonanza on Tiago, Hexa, Nexon and Tigor 06-08-2019 Prachi Tata Tiago, Hexa, Nexon, and Tigor Gets Free 3-Year Maintena...
  • Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra Car Sales Report July 2019 03-08-2019 Prachi Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Honda, Mahindra Witness Major Sales D...
  • Tata H2X (Hornbill) SUV to Underpin ALFA Platform with Altroz 25-07-2019 Prachi Tata H2X (Hornbill) SUV to Share ALFA platform with Tata Alt...