M&M Group advances annual maintenance plant shutdown to May
Mahindra & Mahindra today said it has advanced the annual maintenance plant shutdown of its automotive division to this month in the wake of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic across the country.
“The maintenance of four working days was originally scheduled for June 2021,” The company said in a regulatory filing.
“Due to the evolving COVID situation in the country, the company has scaled up its efforts to ensure health and safety of its employees, associates, and supporting ecosystem,” M&M added in the statement.
Accordingly, M&M said it has decided to advance the scheduled “maintenance of four working days, in each of its automotive division manufacturing plants, to the month of May 2021, in a staggered manner”.
Mahindra Group has manufacturing units at Chakan, Nashik, Kandivali, Zaheerabad and Haridwar. “The company continues to work closely with its dealers and suppliers to minimize the impact of disruption in operations due to localized lockdown restrictions in various parts of the country,” it said.
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