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GM India's Halol plant selected for National safety award Print E-mail
Written by Satish   
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
New Delhi: General Motors India's Halol plant has been selected for the National safety award in the Motor Vehicles category by the Directorate General of the Factory Advice Service & Labour Institute (DGFASLI), the country’s premier institution for safety under the aegis of Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.

"This award is very significant, as it comes against stiff competition from automobile manufacturers in India," said Mr. P.  Balendran,Vice President, General Motors India.

GM India was selected for the award in the automobiles category for it's safety performance, which has been endorsed by Directorate of  Industrial Safety & Health.

"We have maintained a continued focus on encouraging accident prevention and implementing safety procedures across all our processes and management. GM India aims to continue raising the bar for safety in all its operations," Mr. Balendran added.

The Government of India instituted the National safety awards in 1965 to recognize good safety performance on the part of industrial establishments and to encourage accident prevention and safety promotion programmes.

"The award demonstrates General Motors' commitment to safety and security measures at its plants," he added.

General Motors India has two manufacturing facilities at Halol in Gujarat and Talegaon in Maharashtra, manufacturing the Chevrolet Optra Magnum, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet SRV, Chevrolet Aveo U-VA, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Tavera and Chevrolet Captiva for the Indian market.

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