MAN Trucks India, a fully-owned subsidiary of MAN Truck and Bus AG, Germany, was conferred the Environment Award for its facility in Pithampur, near Indore by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan presented the award to Shrikant Pandit, Head of MAN Trucks’ plant in Pithampur at a function organised in Bhopal recently. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh was also present on the occasion.
MAN Trucks’ Pithampur facility won this State Level Competition organised by Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board. The award comprises a trophy, certificate and cash prize of INR 50,000. This award evaluates all industries for their efforts in continual improvements on air quality, water usage, wastage control, method of handling and disposal of hazardous material etc.
“We are happy to receive this honour from the Madhya Pradesh government. At MAN, it is our commitment to preserve the environment, which is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. We are focused on our efforts to ensure that our production facility meets all the concerns towards conserving the ecology and make products that address environmental concerns. This approach is reflected in the recognition given by the state government. We will aim to achieve even better results going forward,” said Joerg Mommertz, Chairman and Managing Director, MAN Trucks India.
MAN Trucks India has sold over 25,000 trucks since it started its India operations in 2006.