Utility automobiles main Mahindra & Mahindra on Monday stated it has superior the annual upkeep plant shutdown of its automotive division to this month within the wake of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the nation.
The upkeep of 4 working days was initially scheduled for June 2021, M&M stated in a regulatory submitting.
“Because of the evolving COVID scenario within the nation, the corporate has scaled up its efforts to make sure well being and security of its staff, associates and supporting ecosystem,” it stated.
Accordingly, the corporate stated it has determined to advance the scheduled “upkeep of 4 working days, in every of its automotive division manufacturing crops, to the month of Might 2021, in a staggered method”.
M&M’s automotive division has manufacturing models at Chakan, Nashik, Kandivali, Zaheerabad and Haridwar.
“The corporate continues to work intently with its sellers and suppliers to minimise the impression of disruption in operations as a consequence of localised lockdown restrictions in numerous elements of the nation,” it stated.
Different firms, together with Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp, MG Motor India, Honda MotorCycle and Scooter India (HMSI) and Suzuki Motorbike India have already introduced non permanent suspension of producing operations because the devastating second wave of COVID-19 sweeps throughout the nation.