Somnath: Hero Moto Corp Ltd today presented the first bike manufactured in its Gujarat plant to Shri Somnath Mahadev. According to general manager of Shri Somnath Trust, Hero Moto Corp Ltd company has recently started bike manufacturing at its plant at Halol in Gujarat. The company decided to deliver the first bike manufactured in the plant to Shri Somnath Mahadev. Company’s plant head Mukesh Goyal and HR head Luv Sharma arrived at Somnath and offered first bike to Shri Somnath Trust. Both company officials were honored with shawl.

Hero MotoCorp Ltd is world’s second largest twowheeler maker. Its greenfield plant at Halol commenced commercial production during the third quarter ended December last year.The company is yet to take up a formal inauguration ceremony of the new facility.The company has manufacturing facilities at Daruhera and Gurgaon in Haryana, Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Neemrana in Rajasthan as well as Columbia in South America. The company’s second global manufacturing facility is coming up inBangladesh and will be operational later this year. The company is also planning to set up another plant in Andhra Pradesh. The first phase capacity of Halol plant is 12 lakh units per annum, while overall production capacity planned is 18 lakh units. The initial investment proposed by Hero MotoCorp is estimated to be Rs 1,100 crore