tyre industry major and the pioneer of radial tyre technology in the country,
JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, recently announced of partial resumption of its operations,
adhering to the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government
of India and permissions granted by the respective state governments and local
Tyre has commenced production in a graded manner at its manufacturing
facilities in Chennai, Tamil Nadu; Kankroli, Rajasthan and Laksar (through
Cavendish industries Ltd.- subsidiary company, in Uttarakhand). The company has
also resumed operations at its global Research & Development hub, Raghupati
Singhania Centre of Excellence, Mysore, Karnataka.
remaining manufacturing plants of the company in India and Mexico are in
preparatory mode and will resume operations subsequently.
the facilities will function with restricted manpower and stringent
precautionary measures to ensure safety, sanitation and social distancing.
the essential staff will be allowed to the listed facilities and the remaining
employees across corporate office, sales offices and other plants will continue
to work from home until further notice.
Tyre has kept the safety and well-being of its employees at the core of its
resumption roadmap. The company has prepared a detailed ‘SOP Manual’ that has
been shared with the employees and supply chain partners much before the
commencement of operations.
Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & MD, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., informed,
“As a nation, we are passing through a challenging phase, yet it is imperative
that we take small, but significant steps in our endeavor to achieve the right
balance again. While we recommence our manufacturing operations, we are placing
the safety and well-being of our employees and communities, which are the prime
importance of our resumption plan. We have worked out a thorough and stringent
roadmap that is not only aligned with the protocols of the authorities, but
goes a step further in ensuring access to safe workplace. We are optimistic
that the economy and business ecosystem will gradually proceed towards recovery
in the coming months.”
(Source: JK Tyre)