Mid-sized bike maker Royal Enfield on Wednesday stated it has determined to close down its two manufacturing services between Could 13-16 with a purpose to safeguard its staff amid the second wave of coronavirus pandemic within the nation.
The corporate, which is part of Eicher Motors, would utilise the shutdown to undertake upkeep exercise at its manufacturing vegetation.
“In mild of the unprecedented scenario owing to the unfold of COVID-19, and with an goal to prioritise security and well-being of its personnel, the corporate has determined to briefly halt manufacturing operations at its manufacturing services in Chennai,” Royal Enfield stated in an announcement.
The corporate’s manufacturing operations throughout Thiruvottiyur, Oragadam and Vallam Vadagal services will stay shut between Could 13 and Could 16, 2021, it added.
Given native lockdowns throughout states and Union Territories impacting retail operations, the corporate doesn’t foresee any vital impression on skill to cater to demand, Royal Enfield said.
The corporate continues to observe the scenario carefully and can take acceptable actions because the scenario progresses; and in keeping with the directives being issued by the federal government and administrative authorities, it added.
Royal Enfield has issued advisories to all dealerships within the nation to stick to native laws and comply with native administrative orders, as might apply, it stated.
All different staff throughout the corporate workplaces, together with company workplaces in Chennai and Gurgaon proceed to make money working from home, till additional discover, it added.
Earlier this week, Yamaha Motor (IYM) introduced it will droop manufacturing from Could 15-31 at its two vegetation within the nation. On Could 9, two-wheeler market chief Hero MotoCorp prolonged shutdown of its vegetation throughout India by one other week until Could 16 in view of the prevailing COVID-19 scenario within the nation.
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