In a bid to take all the recommended
precautions necessary to combat the challenge of Coronavirus (Covid-19), Maruti
Suzuki, a leading passenger car manufacturer, the company has held that its
operations will be shut till the further notice from the government authorities.
The company has ensured that sanitisation
and hygiene, temperature checks by maximising video-conferencing and minimising
contact, closing employee travel, issued health and distancing advisories to its
employees in line with the government directions on the subject.
As a next step, the Government policy now
requires closure of production and accordingly the company has taken a decision
on production closure.
The company will shut production and
office operations at its facilities in Gurugram and Manesar, Haryana with
immediate effect till further notice. The R&D Centre at Rohtak will also
The duration of this shutdown will depend
upon Government policy.
(Source: Maruti Suzuki)