COVID-19: Apollo Tyres Resumes Operations At Kerala Plant
Published On 01-Jul-2020 00:16:49
The company on March 24 had suspended work at all its manufacturing units
- Kerala reported 402 confirmed cases of coronavirus and only 3 deaths as of April 20
- Apollo Tyres other plants in Gujarat (at Limda) and Tamil Nadu (at Chennai) remains closed
Homegrown tyre major Apollo Tyres on Wednesday announced that it has partially commenced manufacturing operations at it Perambra plant in Kerala from April 22.
The operations commenced after central and Kerala government issued a notification, allowing partial relaxation to the industries from the lockdown effective April 20.
"In view of the various directives issued by the central government and state governments on the exemptions from lockdown to be effective from April 20, 2020, and by adhering to the standard operating procedures and guidelines for industrial units, prescribed by the respective state governments, the operations of our plant situated in the state of Kerala (at Perambra) have partially resumed with effect from April 21, 2020," the company said in a BSE filing.
The company had earlier suspended work at all its manufacturing units from 24th March 2020 as a safety measure to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Kerala reported 402 confirmed cases of coronavirus and only 3 deaths as of April 20, (9 AM), according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The Kerala government has announced a relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in two zones, allowing among other private vehicles movement in an odd-even basis and dine-in services at hotels from Monday.