CEAT introduces all-women CEAT Shoppes in India

CEAT introduces all-women CEAT Shoppes in India

  • The Industry-first initiative to empower a woman in a male nominated category
  • All-women CEAT shoppes are owned, managed and run by a team of women
  • Plans to unveil 10 all women CEAT Shoppes in the next few months across India

22nd February 2021:CEAT Tyres, India’s leading tyre manufacturer, introduces the concept of only women operated CEAT Shoppes across India. The all-women CEAT Shoppe will be CEAT’s endeavour to empower women, especially in the male-dominated tyre industry. The Shoppes are owned, managed and run by a team of women which will give them equal opportunity to grow and make a mark in the tyre Industry. The first of such Shoppes has been opened in Bhatinda, north India followed by the introduction of 10 Shoppes in the next few months across India.

The all-women CEAT Shoppes include a women workforce for all service-related assistance to customers.  This also includes manual jobs like wheel changing, balancing and operating various machinery to service a vehicle. CEAT will be investing in providing end to end training to the women running the CEAT Shoppes.At the time of the global crisis due to the pandemic, many people have lost their jobs but with this initiative, CEAT Tyres is opening avenues for women and creating more employment opportunities.

Mr Amit Tolani, Chief Marketing Officer, CEATsaid “CEAT recognizes the value of gender diversity at the workplace. We have been offering an equal and fair opportunity to women in every field including our manufacturing plants. From shop-floor engineers to leadership roles, CEAT has a diversified female workforce taking up challenging roles and growing in their respective fields. All Women CEAT Shoppe is an industry-first initiative that further reiterates our commitment to allow women to grow and make a mark in the Tyre Industry which is a predominantly male-driven business. The initiative will not only provide financial stability to the women but will inspire many others to join this industry as we plan to expand our footprints across India with many more such outlets in the months to come.”

With more than 300+ CEAT Shoppes in India, these CEATShoppesare authorised a one-stop shop for vehicular assistance for sales and service to customers.

About CEAT Ltd (www.ceat.com):

CEAT, the flagship company of RPG Enterprises, was established in 1958. Today, CEAT is one of India’s leading tyre manufacturers and has a strong presence in global markets. CEAT produces over 15 million tyres a year and offers the widest range of tyres to all segments and manufactures world-class radials for heavy-duty trucks and buses, light commercial vehicles, earthmovers, forklifts, tractors, trailers, cars, motorcycles and scooters as well as auto-rickshaws.

About RPG Enterprises (www.rpggroup.com):

RPG Enterprises, established in 1979, is one of India’s fastest-growing business groups with a turnover of US$ 4 Billion. The group has diverse business interests in the areas of Infrastructure, Tyres, Pharma, IT and Specialty as well as in emerging innovation led technology businesses.