Castrol, India’s leading lubricant manufacturer, reinforces its commitment to road safety and the well-being of India’s truck drivers with the inauguration of its latest Castrol Sarathi Mitra training center in Sankagiri, Tamil Nadu. The event was graced by distinguished representatives from Castrol India and the Sankagiri Lorry Owners Association. The Castrol Sarathi Mitra program, which has trained over 2 lakh truck drivers since its inception, has made a significant impact on the lives of the drivers, their families, and the community at large.
Launched in 2017, the Sarathi Mitra initiative stands as a testament to Castrol’s ambition for a safer, healthier, and financially resilient trucking community. The program places a strong emphasis on promoting a healthy lifestyle among truck drivers, aiming to shift their attitudes towards healthier food choices and physical activity, thereby enhancing their overall well-being. Additionally, the initiative paves the way for their financial empowerment by imparting knowledge and skills in digital financial literacy, further testament to its holistic approach to driver welfare. With the inauguration of this new center, Castrol India now manages eight state-of-the-art training facilities nationwide, reflecting the brand’s vision for safer roads.