JCB India Pauses its Manufacturing Operations for 10 Days Due to the Rise of COVID-19 Cases

News Desk, News Nation 360 : The country’s leading manufacturer of Earthmoving and Construction Equipment, JCB India has announced a 10-day pause across all its manufacturing facilities in India. The company has cited the rising number of COVID cases for this temporary suspension. Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director of JCB India said that due to an increase in the infection rate around, the health and safety of their colleagues and their families have become even more important. They have decided to pause manufacturing operations for 10 days, starting the 1st of May 2021. This is a precautionary measure and applies to all their manufacturing locations at Ballabgarh, Pune and Jaipur. Sufficient inventory levels have been built to support the demand for their products during this period. They do not foresee any challenges in the availability of JCB products for their customers in India or for their export markets. All their customer and dealer facing functions will operate normally while adhering to local guidelines. There will be no disruption in product support for equipment being used by their customers due to this pause. It is important to break the chain of the infection. Most of their employees in their offices are already working from home and this temporary pause of Manufacturing activities will further help in lowering the active number of cases in and around their Manufacturing Facilities.

Report : Anustup Kundu