Vodafone organizes ‘Tour De Deoghar’

Vodafone India organized ‘Tour De Deoghhar’ - a 250+ kms long cycle ride from Ranchi to Deoghar, to educate people in the state about the importance of road safety and observing traffic rules. The initiative was undertaken in association with the Ranchi Cycling Club, an association of cycling lovers in Ranchi. Employees of Vodafone Bihar & Jharkhand Circle and members of the cycling club participated in the campaign, riding though breathtaking hills and picturesque forests of Jharkhand spreading the message on health, safety & wellbeing among the citizens, emphasizing on the fundamental traffic rules and highlighting the basic precautions a commuter must take while on the move.

‘Tour De Deoghar’, the two-day Cycle Ride was flagged off by Rajshekhar Metgud, Business Head, Bihar and Jharkhand Circle, Vodafone India from Vodafone Circle Office in Ranchi. The ride covered key locations en route, passing though Mesra – Phusro – Dumri – Giridih – Bengabad – Kakti, before culminating at the Vodafone Mini store in Deoghar. As part of the campaign, Vodafone employees also distributed leaflets to commuters and communicated with them to promote the Absolute Safety Rules of the company and spread awareness on health, safety and wellbeing.

Commenting on this initiative, Rajshekhar Metgud said, ‘Vodafone, as a value based organization, is passionate about people and is committed to achieving the highest standards in health, safety and well-being for all our stakeholders, in the environment that we operate in. We always believed in reaching out to people and creating awareness on crucial social issues. We work toward promoting these virtues within communities and ensure a safe working environment. I would like to extend my gratitude to the state government and Ranchi Police who have helped us with all possible support in taking this noble initiative to the next level for greater reach across the state. I would also like to thank members of Ranchi Cycling Club who have extended valuable support to the cause'.

Vodafone India is one of the pioneers in the service sector to observe a stringent HSW (Health Safety and Wellness) Policy. As a value based organization, Vodafone India is passionate about people and committed to achieving the highest standards in HSW, with the aim of providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for employees, associates, customers, community and wider public at large.

The Company’s HSW (Health, Safety and Well being) policies for employees are amongst the best in the industry. Absolutes Safety rules (ASR) has been developed for health & safety. These rules are not only for health & safety at work place but also to be implemented at home. These rules primarily focus on three key risks- Electrical safety, Height Work & Road Safety.