Kinetic bags Ficci award for empowering physically challenged

MUMBAI: Motorcycle major Kinetic Engineering has received The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (Ficci) award for empowerment of the physically challenged. The award was given in recognition of the help Kinetic has extended to leprosy-afflicted patients.



Kinetic has been offering service by way of curing, caring, training and providing gainful rehabilitation to leprosy afflicted people. The company has sustained this program for over 15 years, which is indicative of its commitment and focused approach to the cause of empowerment and rehabilitation of leprosy patients, says an official release. Ficci has acknowledged this as a "noble job done well" that has brought about a tremendous change towards patients in the attitude of the community at large, as well as the family members of such individuals.

The Pune based Kinetic group was responsible for pioneering the concept of personalised transportation in India with the launch of its moped Luna in 1974 and it also revolutionised the Indian scooter market by being the first to introduce modern scooters with electric start and variomatic gearless transmission. It holds technical collaborations with Hyosung Motorcycles of Korea for motorcycles. The group is a leading exporter of vehicles across the globe including the USA, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Australia and has won 14 exports excellence awards.

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