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BMW resumes operations at Chennai plant


Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

German luxury carmaker BMW on Thursday said it has resumed operations on a single shift basis at its manufacturing plant in Chennai.

BMW Group India started operations at its Chennai plant on May 7 inaccordance with guidelines issued by local authorities, the company said in a statement.

Local production at the plant will be started with less than 50 per cent of the regular workforce, it added.

All other employees will continue towork from home, the automaker said.

The manufacturing plant has resumedoperations in single shift and depending on the pandemicsituation and government advisories, deployment of staff will be adjusted steadily, it added.

Several precautionary measures have been implemented to ensure safe working environment at the facility, BMW said.

Employees of the company's finance arm -- BMW India Financial Services-- will continue to work from home, it added.

Besides, BMW, MINI and BMWMotorrad dealerships across the country will restart the operations in adherence to localgovernment directives and advisories while maintaining necessary safety and hygienemeasures, the company said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, May 07 2020. 16:32 IST