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Mahindra tractors and pick-ups to help Nepal earthquake relief operations

Nepal Earthquake

Dealers of Mahindra and Mahindra in Nepal have pressed both tractors and pick-ups into earthquake relief operation.

Mahindra and Mahindra, leading Indian multinational manufacturers of SUVs, tractors, pick-ups, electrical and commercial vehicles has announced to help in relief operations of Nepal earthquake. The company has sent a host of tractors and pick-ups to the Nepal Government to aid in rehabilitation operations.

Nepal Earthquake

A man looking through the rubble caused due to the 7.9 magnitude earthquake, the strongest the country has experienced in 81 years. Photo – NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Following the devastating earthquake and a multitude of after-shocks that rocked Nepal over the weekend, India has stepped forward to help in rescue and rehabilitation work. The earthquake has killed over 2,500 persons and caused widespread damage all across the nation triggering panic among the people.

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra have offered tractors and pick-up vehicles to the Nepal Government through the company’s local dealers to support this rehabilitation work while the company has also offered assistance to various states and districts in Northern India for the same purpose.

Mahindra dealer in nepal

Balaju Auto Works, a Mahindra dealer in Nepal.

The tractors and pick-ups will be used for relief operations and to aid in search and rescue while also to transport those injured to medical facilities and carry relief supplies to affected areas.

For immediate relief, M&M will be undertaking these activities and have instructed their dealers in Nepal and Bihar to offer vehicles to authorities and relief agencies. In the second phase of rehabilitation, the company will also be setting apart monetary contributions to be made to the cause as has been announced by Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra Group.


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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