India Ltd, India’s largest carmaker, announced a shutdown of all its
manufacturing plants in Haryana and Gujarat in an effort to re-route oxygen that
is used by its large vendor base for medical necessities.
The company will
stop production in all its factories for a 9-day period. Suzuki Motor Gujarat
has also followed suit to keep its three factories closed for the stated time.
schedules an annual maintenance shutdown for its manufacturing plants in June
every year. This year, the company has advanced the shutdown from May 1, 2021
to May 9, 2021.
was shared via a regulatory note a day after Maruti Suzuki posted its fourth
quarter results for FY2020-21. It comes amid the increasing cases of the second
wave of COVID-19 infections.
such as Tata Group, Reliance Industries Ltd, JSW Steel, and many others have also
stepped up to divert oxygen to patients in hospitals across the country.
Source: ET Auto