NEW DELHI: Two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp on Saturday said it will resume production at all its manufacturing plants in India from coming Monday after temporarily shutting operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In the beginning of this week, the company had resumed partial operations at its three plants at Gurugram and Dharuhera in Haryana and Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
It had halted operations temporarily at all of its six plants in India in a staggered manner for four days from April 22 to May 2, which was then extended till May 16.
Hero MotoCorp is “gearing up towards a gradual resumption of operations by starting production at all its manufacturing plants in India from Monday, May 24”, the company said in a statement.
“The other plants of Hero MotoCorp in India – Neemrana in Rajasthan, Halol in Gujarat and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, will also start single shift operations from May 24,” it added.
Production in single shift had already commenced at three of its plants Gurugram and Dharuhera in Haryana and at Haridwar, Uttarakhand from May 17.
The Global Parts Centre (GPC) at Neemrana will also be operational from May 24, Hero MotoCorp added.
“In addition to producing for the domestic market in India, these plants will also have enhanced focus on catering to the Global Business (GB) markets across the world,” the statement said.
The company continues to monitor the situation closely and will move to double-shift production gradually, it added.