Bridgestone India extends support for cyclone relief efforts in Andhra Pradesh
Rs 23 lacs committed towards relief kits for affected
20 Bridgestone India Andhra based employees engaged in onground relief.
Bridgestone India, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tire manufacturing and sustainable mobility solutions, has joined forces with the Andhra Pradesh based Navajeevan Organization to extend vital assistance to those affected by the recent Michaung Cyclone in Andhra Pradesh. The relief measures are focused on the districts of Nellore and Tirupati and will be towards supporting waste pickers, sanitary workers, manual scavengers and sex workers. 20 Andhra based employees from Bridgestone India are actively participating in on-the-ground relief operations in the area.
Navajeevan Organization is distributing Family Survival Kits, supported by Bridgestone India, each containing grocery and daily needs items and other essentials in survival kits. These Family Survival kits aim to address the pressing needs of those most severely impacted. The direct impact of these relief efforts is reflected in the tangible benefits experienced by the families.
This partnership between Bridgestone India and the Navajeevan Organization highlights the companies' steadfast commitment to delivering timely and meaningful relief to those impacted by the Michaung Cyclone.
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Bridgestone in Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa (Bridgestone EMIA) is the regional Strategic Business Unit of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions.
Headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), Bridgestone EMIA employs more than 20,000 people and conducts business in 40 countries across the region.
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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 in 2013. In a short stint of more than 20 years, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd has become one of the leading tyre companies in both the OEM & Replacement market.