Organized by TVS Namma Motors
Ten Honest Auto Drivers Honored
Honesty pays. That’s what 10 auto drivers realized on Thursday while they were honored at a function organized at Town Hall. The function was organized jointly by TVS Motors and Namma Motors,
Dealer Principal, to felicitate honest auto drivers of Bangalore.
Transport Minister Sri. R. Ashoka inaugurated the function and honored all the ten honest drivers, accompanied by Sri. Ashwathnarayan, Malleswaram MLA, Mr. Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner Transport Department, Mr. K. Srinivasan, Vice President, (Sales & Service) Mr. Prem Kamath, Namma Motors, Dealer Principal and Lion Manjunath, Adarsha Auto Association.
Transport Minster R Ashoka lauded the drivers for safely returning belongings of commuters such as cash worth Rs 2 to 8 lakhs, Jewellery ornaments, laptops and other valuable goods, that were left behind in their vehicles. He also took the opportunity to advice them not to refuse to take the commuters to their destination.
Commuters are god, who make your lively hood, help the commuters when thy are in need of your assistance.
The Minister also observed that many auto drivers had rescued people injured in accidents, while the four wheelers showed no concern as they feared complications.
The organizers arranged a lucky draw for the auto drivers after a test drive of its new arrival TVS King and enrolled their names to participate and the lucky winner got the TVS King free worth over 1.3 lakhs.
Addressing the gathering Mr. Prem Kamath, Dealer Principal Namma Motors said this event is organized to send a message to the other drivers to come forward and help the public when they are in need of such assistance.
He also said that he has floated a Trust dedicated to auto drivers by name Namma Bengaluru Auto Drivers Welfare Association to provide basic health insurance coverage free worth covering Rs. 30,000/-, rehabilitation program, training facilities.
Auto people are the only people who are left backward, there is no proper guidance, as majority of them come from different background with no proper training and facilities, he said and thanked the government for setting up a training centre at Yelahanka. He also presented a relief fund to family of auto driver Srinivas who died recently.