All Hero MotoCorp factories and GPCs will be closed for four days separately from April 22 to May 1, depending on the situation locally.
Hero MotoCorp, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, said on Tuesday that it was temporarily halting operations at all its factories, including the Global Parties Center (GPC), in view of a growing case of corona infection in the country. .
According to the company’s annual report, it has six factories across the country. These factories are at Dharuhera in Haryana, Gurugram, Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Neemrana in Rajasthan and Halol in Gujarat. The production capacity of these factories is 90 lakh units. GPC is located in Neemrana. Hero Moto Corp said in a statement, “All the factories and GPCs will be closed for four days separately from April 22 to May 1 depending on the situation locally.”
The company will use the time for the maintenance of manufacturing plants during the time of closure of the factory. Hero MotoCorp said, “The closure of factories will not be a problem to meet the demand.” In many states, the demand has been affected by the ‘lockdown’ at the local level. The loss in production will be compensated in the remaining period of the quarter.
Corporate employees doing work-from-home
According to the statement, operations in all factories will start normally after this short period of shutdown. Officers and employees of all corporate offices of the company are working from home. A limited number of employees are alternately coming to offices for essential services. The decision to suspend all construction works in the country, according to Hero Motocorp, has been taken to ensure the safety and welfare of its employees and their families. It also comes under local shutdown in many states. This temporary lockdown will be used to perform necessary maintenance work at manufacturing facilities.
Meanwhile, the company claims that this decision will not affect its ability to meet the demand of motorcycles and scooters in the country. Production Loss, states that it will be covered in the rest of the quarter.
Second wave of Corona in the country
Apparently, the second wave of epidemic has become a major concern for India, the country is currently under severe stress with increasing number of positive cases and in most parts with medical services. Curfew and lockdown have been done in many parts including Delhi, during which people are being asked to stay indoors and not remove masks.
(With language input)
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