With various initiatives focussed on road safety, skill & community development, Maruti Suzuki has nearly doubled its investments towards CSR activities over the last two years for quality education, sanitation and clean water among others
Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s CSR initiatives saw an investment of Rs.154 crores during FY19. Aligned with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the company’s CSR efforts precisely focus on road safety, community as well as skill development, while corresponding to quality education, clean water & sanitation, good health and well-being among others.
Maruti Suzuki has taken up various efforts for community development in Haryana and Gujarat for education, sanitation and infrastructure as well as set up 21 water ATMs in 20 villages. The company has also committed to set up 100 bed hospital in Sitarpur by 2021 and a school by March 2020. Maruti Suzuki has been supporting over 110 government ITIs Pan-India and has also set up its second JIM in Gurugram, Haryana.
While partnering with Delhi Police in 2019, the company has installed Speed Violation Detection System (SVDS) and Red Light Violation Detection System (RLVDS) to control traffic menace in the capital city of Delhi. Alongside, Maruti Suzuki is closely supporting 12 Automated Driving Test Centres to completely reform license issuance system in Delhi.
Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said such projects are shortlisted on need-assessment and stakeholder consultation and then closely monitored to remain aligned with Sustainable Development Goals propagated by the United Nations.