Hero MotoCorp is gradually resume operations in the country as the Indian Government has given some relaxation in the nationwide lockdown and shutdown. The company announced its plan for restarting production for select manufacturing facilities. Hero MotoCorp stopped its production plants and made Work From Home mandatory for all its offices from 22 March due to the vital COVID-19 pandemic situation. Now after more than 40 days, the company is gearing up to restart operations as the lockdown restrictions ease.
Hero MotoCorp has reopened its manufacturing facilities located in Gurugram and Dharuhera of State Haryana and Haridwar in the State of Uttarakhand. The production at these plants will commence two days later on 6 May 2020. The company also obtained the important and needy approvals to reopen its other factories which it will resume operations once most of its supply chain partners to get the permissions to function.
Hero MotoCorp’s ‘Global Parts Center’ (GPC) at Neemrana in Rajasthan has also resumed its activities. The company’s R&D facility Centre of Innovation and Technology has received the permission and will reopen soon.
The world’s largest two wheeler manufacturer has announced that the essential staff will come to work and follow the necessary safety measures. The remaining employees of all the locations in India will continue to Work From Home until the further notice.
As the restriction in the lockdown have been eased in several parts of India, most of Hero MotoCorp’s extensive customer touch-points, dealerships, workshops and the secondary network, are expected for opening slowly.
Hero MotoCorp has prepared and shared a formal manual with all its employees and dealer partners. This manual contains important guidelines such as wearing of face masks, regular sanitization of personal items, no business gathering, no international travel, keeping social distancing, thorough sanitisation of all workplaces and etc.