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Conflicting orders from Centre and state govts hit aerospace production

Pressure from global aerospace vendors for uninterrupted supply building up

Indian aerospace firms are concerned that a failure to honour existing contracts could result in a flight of business to countries such as South Korea
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Indian aerospace firms are concerned that a failure to honour existing contracts could result in a flight of business to countries such as South Korea

Ajai Shukla New Delhi
Even after the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka governments issued orders allowing aerospace and defence industries to continue manufacturing, the comprehensiveness of the countrywide lockdown, and absence of governmental coordination is preventing even a limited return to normalcy. 

Business Standard reported that Karnataka government circular on April 1 “relax(ed) the restrictions imposed on the movement of workers and staff working in these industrial units”. 
 
However, aerospace manufacturing companies continue to face difficulties in obtaining passes from the Karnataka Police for employees to travel to work. 

The police are held back from issuing movement passes by a letter that Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla sent

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First Published: Apr 12 2020 | 11:51 PM IST

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