Hero MotoCorp extends shutdown of plants across country till May 16
Hero MotoCorp, a two-wheeler market leader said that the company is extending the shutdown of its plants across India by another week till May 16 amid the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
According to the company statement, “It also includes the shutdown of the Global Parts Center (GPC) in Neemrana and R&D facility the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur.”
In the month of April, Hero MotoCorp had announced the temporary halting of operations at all its six manufacturing units located at Dharuhera and Gurugram, Haryana; Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh; Haridwar in Uttarakhand; Neemrana in Rajasthan, and Halol in Gujarat with a total yearly production capacity of 90 lakh units.
“The company is continuously monitoring the situation and is ready with its business continuity plans to be able to quickly resume and scale up operations as and when the situation improves,” the company added in the statement
The extension of the suspension of operations at the plants is also in line with its commitment to the safety and welfare of its people and to break the chain of the spread of COVID-19, Hero MotoCorp said, adding all of its corporate offices have already been in Work from Home (WFH) mode.