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Coronavirus impact: 60% firms run at less than 25% capacity, says CII

The movement of workers and raw materials remain key hurdles to resuming businesses despite the government allowing major chunks of the industry to operate

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Regarding movement of workers, as many as 42 per cent of businesses argued that passes for employees are delayed or not available

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
Crippled by lack of inputs, funds and key information, 60% of firms are operating at less than a quarter of their full capacity, with just 10 per cent managing plant utilisation at over 50 per cent, a survey by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) shows. 

The movement of workers and raw materials remain key hurdles to resuming businesses despite the government allowing major chunks of the industry to operate, the survey has pointed out.

Conducted on April 24, the survey shows that businesses consider getting permits for enterprises to restart, passes for daily travel of workers and establishing earlier

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 6:36 AM IST

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