Bridgestone supports Pune Police for road safety
Pune, 12th May, 2015: Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, joined hands with Pune police to promote Road Safety Awareness in Pune, India. As a part of this initiative, Bridgestone presented traffic safety (crash) barricades, reflective jackets and traffic light batons to Pune City Police today, in an event held near Pune airport.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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BRIDGESTONE INDIA JOIN HANDS WITH PUNE POLICE TO PROMOTE ROAD
May, 2015: Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the
world’s largest tyre and rubber company, joined hands with Pune police to promote Road
Safety Awareness in Pune, India. As a part of this initiative, Bridgestone presented traffic safety
(crash) barricades, reflective jackets and traffic light batons to Pune City Police today, in an
event held near Pune airport.
The traffic safety gears were presented by Bridgestone to Mr. Manoj Patil, Deputy
Commissioner of Police. The event was graced by Ms. Swapana Gore, Assistant Commissioner
of Police, Khadaki Division, Mr. Suresh Kumar Vajpayee-CISF, Mr. George Varghese, Chief
Security Officer-Airport, Mr. Sanjay Kurundkar, Sr. Police Inspector and Mr Vittal Darekar, Police
Inspector Crime, Ms. Milan Harchekar from Vimantal Police station.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ajay Sevekari, Director – HR & Administration, Purchase,
Logistics and IT, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Bridgestone has always considered people as
the most valuable resource and safeguarding their health and safety is of the utmost
importance. Through this activity the company would like to promote the importance of safe
driving - one of the priorities on Bridgestone’s global manifesto. Through such initiatives,
Bridgestone aims to help Pune police increase awareness about road safety and reduce the
number of road accidents.”
Mr. Manoj Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Pune city police remarked, “Road safety is of
paramount importance and it is necessary to take adequate measures to raise its awareness.
For Immediate Release
Contact: (+91- 22-30408807)
BRIDGESTONE INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Regd. Office, H.O. & Factory:
Plot No.A-43, Phase-II, MIDC Chakan
Village-Sawardari, Taluka Khed,
Dist.-Pune, Maharashtra-410501, India
Phone: (91-2135) 672000
Fax: (91-2135) 671999
We are pleased to have Bridgestone India supporting us in promoting safer driving for the
people in Pune”.
Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. has been continuously extending its support to promote Road safety
awareness since 2009, through the organization of various activities such as awareness
campaign, defensive driving, and promotion of traffic rules, through supporting the traffic
police, by helping in traffic management on roads to prevent human casualties and reduce road
mishaps. Bridgestone India has continuously undertaken CSR initiatives and plans to conduct
similar campaigns across Pune and other cities.
About Bridgestone India:
Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd started its operations in 1996. In March 1998 with the setup of its
manufacturing facility in Kheda, Madhya Pradesh; Bridgestone achieved its objective of running
Indian manufactured Bridgestone tyres on Indian Roads. It expanded its facilities by setting up
one more facility in Chakan; Pune recently. In a short stint of 18 years, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd
has become one of the leading tyre companies in both the OEM & Replacement market.
About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber
company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a
broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and
sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.