By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 23: With the objective of minimizing the ever growing pollution level in the State to some extent by replacing the usage of fossil fuels with battery, an exclusive showroom for Exide company called ‘Exide Care’ was inauguarted today at Rajendra Complex, Sangaiprou Mamang Leikai, Airport road, Imphal West.
The showroom was inaugurated by proprietor of Mohon Motor Works, Maibam Dinamohon Singh.
Speaking to media persons, Pukhrambam Babu, proprietor of the showroom said that the showroom was launched to make all kinds of Exide brand battery easily available in the State.
He observed that battery has become an essential item for replacing fossil fuel-run vehicles and machines in an effort to reduce pollution in the State.
Stating that scrapped batteries are usually collected by non-locals who misuse them by breaking it for extraction of some useful particles, he cautioned that due precautions are needed while reusing or extracting something from the scrapped batteries as it contain harmful particles that cause soil pollution when added to soil.
Hence to avoid mismanagement of scrapped batteries, the showroom will also accept scrapped batteries of any brand at reasonable prices besides availing repairing service for non-functional batteries, he said.
One can also check the functioning of their batteries at the showroom at free of cost during the month of December this year and January of next year, Babu added.