carandbike logo

Coronavirus Pandemic: Tata Running Operations At Pune Plant With Limited Workforce

language dropdown

Responding to current rumours which claim Tata Motors has halted production of certain passenger vehicles at its Pune plant due to new Covid restrictions, the company has stated that it's running its operations with a limited workforce.

Tata Motors' Pune plant currently manufactures the Tata Altroz, Harrier and the new Safari expand View Photos
Tata Motors' Pune plant currently manufactures the Tata Altroz, Harrier and the new Safari

Highlights

  • Tata Motors has said it's running its Pune plant with a limited workforce
  • The statement was in response to a recent rumour about production halt
  • The plant is operating in line with the current COVID-19 restrictions

Tata Motors today released an official statement clarifying that the company is running its production operations at the Pune plant with a limited workforce, in line with the current COVID-19 norms, in Maharashtra. In its statement, Tata Motors says that it is responding to current rumours which claim that the company has halted production of certain passenger vehicles at its Pune plant due to new Covid restrictions. While the company has stated that it's running production operations with a limited number of employees, adhering to all safety protocols, it doesn't openly state that the production of any particular vehicle has been halted or not.

Also Read: Tata Motors' Global Sales Up By 43 Per Cent In Q4 FY2021

8repnu0o

Tata Motors says that limited number of employees are attending duties adhering to all safety protocols, distancing norms and hygiene standards

In the statement, the Tata Motors spokesperson says, "Tata Motors is running operations at its Pune plant in strict compliance with the guidelines mentioned in the 'Break the Chain' order of the Maharashtra government. A limited number of employees are attending duties adhering to all safety protocols, distancing norms and hygiene standards. We continue to remain vigilant about the safety and well-being of our employees. In addition to mandated testing, screening at plant gates is robust and if a symptomatic case is identified, we ensure that the employee is isolated and provided with all support for quarantine and contact tracing thereafter. Our medical teams have also begun vaccination drives in our plants by collaborating with local health authorities, for our eligible employees of age 45 years and above."

Also Read: Car Sales March 2021: Tata Motors Records 8.92 Per Cent Sales Growth In PV Segment M-o-M

0qqm0o6o

Tata Motors also produces its commercial trucks and buses at the Pune facility

According to media reports, earlier this month a letter dated April 14, 2021, which was circulated online, stated that Tata Motors has decided to halt vehicle manufacturing operations at the Pune plant from April 15 to April 30. The letter was addressed to the MIDC police station in Bhosari, Pune. However, the statement released by the company now refutes this report.

0 Comments

The company's Pune plant currently manufactures the Tata Altroz, the Harrier and the new Safari SUV along with commercial vehicles, which include both trucks and buses. Tata Motors' passenger vehicle segment currently includes models like the Tiago, Tigor, Altroz, Nexon, Harrier and the Safari.

For the latest auto news and reviews, follow carandbike.com on Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

You might be interested in

New Car Models

Be the first one to comment
Thanks for the comments.