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Coronavirus impact: Maruti Suzuki suspends production at Gurgaon, Manesar plants

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on March 22, 2020

Maruti Suzuki 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 remain closed. The duration of this shutdown will depend upon Government policy, the company said in a statement.

Maruti Suzuki has been taking all recommended precautions in its operations against the spread of COVID-19, which includes sanitisation and hygiene, temperature checks, maximising video-conferencing and minimising contact, closing employee travel, health and distancing advisories to employees and following all 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, it added.

Earlier in the day, Hero MotoCorp suspended global production, following similar moves by Tata Motors and Bajaj Auto, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

READ THE STORY: COVID-19 impact: Hero MotoCorp suspends production globally

 

 

Published on March 22, 2020

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