Hero MotoCorp has presented 100 Hero scooters (Destini 125 and Maestro Edge 125) to the women officers of the Gorakhpur Police Department. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, flagged off a rally with the scooters presented to women police officers from Gorakhnath Mandir, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Hero MotoCorp has equipped all the scooters with a GPS system, sirens, flashlights, public announcement (PA) systems, pepper spray and other essential police accessories. The scooters will help the police offers, who are a part of special ‘Sherni Dasta’ squad, to perform the patrolling duties more effectively.
Till date, Hero MotoCorp has handed over more than 2900 two-wheelers to police departments and has empowered many women police officers under its CSR initiative – Project Sakhi. The homegrown two-wheeler manufacturer has such associations with 11 state police departments.