Tata Motors has issued a statement regarding the rumours of the halt in production of certain models in the passenger vehicle segment. It has dismissed the speculations of its production unit being halted and is running the plant with a limited number of workers with safety guidelines in place.
The statement from the OEM stated that “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 wellbeing of our employees. In addition to mandated testing, screening at plant gates is robust and if asymptomatic 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.”