CEAT announces fifth edition of ‘Travel Safe’ health-check initiative



Will Offer free check-up services for LCV/SCV drivers’ eyesight and vehicle tyres

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  • Eyesight check-up camp for 1000drivers of light truck and small commercial vehicles as a part of the Netranjali programme –Fifth Edition
  • Provides tyre health check services, as well

Chennai, 19th September2018: After receiving tremendous response for the fourthedition of ‘Travel Safe’ health-check initiative, CEAT Limited, a leading Indian tyre manufacturer has announced its fifthedition in select cities of India. This is in continuation of the efforts to ensurehealth and safety of the multitudes of LCV/SCV drivers.

‘Travel Safe’ fifthedition starting from 18th September in Chennai will target approximately 1000 drivers for free eye check-upservices under CEAT Netranjali programme. It will also include an inspection of more than 700 vehicles covering a larger area as compared to the previous edition.

As a part of CEAT’s tyre health check, tyres will be examined and tagged as critical/ moderate/ healthy as per tyre Non Skid Depth. The customers will also be made aware of CEAT Buland range of tyres which has been designed with stiffer sidewall and high non-skid depth which will meet their needs of high loadability and longer life.

On the other hand, Netranjali programme will include extensive eye check-ups for drivers, free distribution of spectacles and referral to hospitals for treatment. BesidesChennai, this initiative will be conducted across sevenmore cities in India.

Mr. Nitish Bajaj, Sr. Vice President – Marketing, CEAT Tyres Limited said,“After receiving an incredible response for the fourth edition of ‘Travel Safe’ in select cities, we decided to launch its fifthedition. With this initiative we are hoping to decrease the number of road casualties by raising awareness on the importance of driver eye health and the maintenance of the tyres.”

About CEAT Ltd (www.ceat.com):

CEAT, the flagship company of RPG Enterprises, was established in 1958. Today, CEAT is one of India’s leading tyre manufacturers and has strong presence in global markets, and has a capacity of over 95,000 tyres per day. CEAT offers the widest range of tyres to all segments and manufactures world-class radials for: Heavy-duty Trucks and Buses, Light Commercial Vehicles, Tractors, Trailers, Cars, Motorcycles and Scooters as well as Auto-rickshaws. CEAT enjoys a major market share in the light truck & truck tyre market and its tubes and flaps are renowned for their superior quality and durability.


RPG Enterprises (www.rpggroup.com):

Mumbai head-quartered RPG Enterprises is one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates. With over 15 companies in its fold, the group has a strong presence across core business sectors such as Infrastructure, Tyre, IT and Specialty. Established in 1979, RPG Enterprises is one of India’s fastest growing business groups with a turnover a turnover in excess of Rs 20,050 crore.