MG Motor India Leads the Way in Supporting Communities amidst Covid Pandemic

by WAF Editorial Team

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•Morris Garages India or MG Motor India has always been at the forefront with its MG SEWA Initiative. 

•22 Community Centric Initiatives and Counting by MG India amidst the Covid Pandemic


It seems they haven’t left any stone unturned in supporting communities amidst the covid pandemic. Team WAF tried to count the initiatives carried out MG Motor India under the aegis of MG Sewa  and on last count, they were 22 and of course counting…

Covid Vaccination for MG Employees – Payroll and Contractual at Halol and Gurugram


The carmaker partnered with regional authorities at both the facilities in Gurugram and Halol as well as regional offices to carry out the free vaccination drive. The vaccination offered by the company is completely voluntary.  The company covered 400 People on day 1


MG Dakshata

MG Motor India in partnership with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) and Autobot India has taken a step towards democratizing high-end car technologies in the country through online and offline skill development courses for engineering students. Reinforcing its commitment to creating an ecosystem of innovation in the country, MG India introduced an Automotive Skill Development programme for Indian youths known as ‘Dakshata’ (synonym for efficiency) in partnership with ASDC and Autobot India. As part of the Skill India Mission, Dakshata will comprise an eight-module training programme specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Electric Vehicles. It will focus on skill enhancement thereby improving employability in the automotive sector while creating skilled manpower to cater to the automotive industry’s future requirements.

Prerna – A skill development program for 100 underprivileged women

MG Motor India has partnered with Baroda Citizens Council for ‘Prerna’, a one-year Skill Development program aimed at training 100 underprivileged women to create a financial platform for them and their families in the long-term. This initiative will help women train and develop skills to attain a better livelihood, thus contributing towards a sustainable development of the society. The idea is to ensure that these women and their families become ‘Atmanirbhar’ (self-dependent) financially.

Launch of an e-learning initiative with IIMPACT

As part of the “IIMPACT – ech Studio: e-Siksha, Ek Nayi Disha’ initiative, MG India is donating laptops, smartphones, Smart TVs, projectors, headphones, and more to support tech-enabled learning within 15 IIMPACT centres across 11 states in India. Through this MG India will train 200 mentor teachers via a blended-training methodology who in turn will train 1,800 teachers, thereby benefitting a corresponding number of students.


MGI and its employees pledged a total donation of INR 2 crores towards COVID19 medical aid. This includes Ventilators, beds, medicines, masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). INR 1 Crore donation and more from MGI employees alone.


Rajeev Chaba President & Managing Director, MG Motor India donates 1 month’s Salary.


Committed to providing its customers a healthy and safe experience, MG has initiated the Disinfect and Deliver program which ensures car deliveries and test drive at home to customers under a complete sanitized process. All delivery and test drive vehicles are being swabbed with disinfectant before delivery at customers’ homes.MG has further taken a decision that this process will be followed every time, for all vehicles, from now onwards.


As the adage goes, you educate a girl, you educate a family. Likewise when the female of the house is employed, rest assured the family vix elders, children are well taken care of, especially in these challenging times. MG Motor India is a rare company with this exemplary workforce gender ratio


Partnered with Compass Group in Gurugram; starting a food distribution drive for the migrant Workforce in Delhi-NCR as part of #LetsFeedTogether initiative – More than 12,000 food packets to be distributed during the lockdown to ensure they get wholesome meals during the lockdown.


MG distributed Surgical Masks, Gloves, Sanitizer, Sanitizer Sprayers, Ration Kit and Medical Body including Handover of Demand Draft of INR 14.7 lakh to CP Vadodara City and INR 14.7 Lakh to SP Vadodara Rural for PPE kits. MGI team also distributed 85 Ration Kits to needy people at Manipura village, Waghodia,Vadodara during the COVID-19 Lockdown.


MGI is following a 3 step approach: In-house/ Partnership/ Start-up

  • Innovation – Finding India’s Affordable Ventilator Design for Deployment
  • Manufacturing of Ventilator at MG India factory
  • Exploring Partnership with 3 companies for manufacturing


MG is championing a 100 rooms girls hostel for its female associates in Halol. Located around 5 kilometers from the unit, the hostel will provide safe and sanitized accommodation to all the associate level female employees along with housekeeping, food and transportation facilities


MG India is making Hector ambulance version at MG India Halol plant and will be donating it to health authorities in Vadodara

100 Hectors for healthcare professionals

Further extending its helping hand during the COVID-19 crisis, MG Motor India is providing 100 MG HECTORs to doctors, medical staff, police and local government officials for community service across the country. All the cars would be provided along with fuel and drivers at no cost.

Donation of medical kits

Supported educational Institutions by donating of 500 numbers Medical PPE Kits and 500 Venus N-95 Masks to GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Vadodara (Gujarat Medical Education & Research Society) to support the fight against COVID-19.

Partnered with NGO Akshara Foundation

Supported NGO Akshara foundation in Ramnagar District, Karnataka where its volunteers are reaching out to a minimum of ten households in their local neighbourhood and explaining the residents about the COVID-19 virus and how to stay safe and healthy and follow government directives.

Distribution of food items to the underprivileged

MG has distributed surgical masks, gloves, sanitizer, sanitizer sprayers, and ration kits to the Vadodara city administration, aiming to empower public service professionals with the equipment they need to protect themselves while helping others. It has also donated INR 14.7 lakh each to the Commissioner of Police, Vadodara City, and the Superintendent of Police, Vadodara Rural, for PPE kits. The MG team has also distributed 85 ration kits to the underprivileged in Manipura village in Waghodia, Vadodara, during the lockdown.

Distribution of Ration Kits

Distribution of Ration Kits and Health hygiene kits in Kalol, Panchmahal Districts and Halol Police Station.

Partnership with MAX Ventilator

This collaboration is focussed on assisting the overall production of ventilators by addressing specific areas of the supply chain, IT system and manufacturing processes. The production capacity would be increased five times to 300 ventilators per month in Phase I which should be completed within next 8 weeks. In Phase II, the production capacity can be enhanced up to 1,000 ventilators per month, depending upon the demand, especially from the government hospitals to help meet the shortage of the life-saving medical devices in the country.

Sanitization of Police Vehicles

To assist frontline warriors in the battle against Covid-19, MG Motor India is undertaking complete sanitization of police department vehicles free-of-cost at its service stations across the country. MG also tied up with Medklinn for vehicle cabin sterilization.

Funded Save The Children Organization

MG India has supported the Save The Children organization with 3 lakhs to provide hygiene kits in the Delhi Slum area affected by COVID-19

Collaboration with TRAX – Road Safety NGO

MG India in support with TRAX NGO reached out to corona warriors, saarthis & local people for providing sanitization and masks.

We, at WAF, are truly proud to see the stellar work being done by MG Motor India and to have them as our OEM Partner at WAF .