New Delhi : In view of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, Hero Motocorp has decided to temporarily shut operations at all of its manufacturing facilities across the country, including its Global Parts Center (GPC). Each plant and GPC will remain shut for four days, in a staggered manner between April 22 – May 1 basis the local scenario.
However, the company has said that despite the halt, it’ll be able to meet the market demand, which has been impacted due to shut downs enforced my several states.
“The Company will utilize these shut-down days to carry out necessary maintenance work in the manufacturing plants. The shutdown will not impact the company’s ability to meet the demand, which has been impacted due to localized shut-downs in many states and production loss will be compensated during the remainder of the quarter. All plants will resume normal operations post this short shutdown period” the company said.
“All corporate offices of the company are already in Work from Home (WFH) mode and very limited colleagues are in offices on rotation basis for continuity of essential services” it added.