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Coronavirus impact: Piaggio restarts operations at Baramati facility

Team OD  | Updated: May 11, 2020, 11:42 PM IST

Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd resumes manufacturing operations at its Baramati plants after getting permission from the government. The plants are adhering to all safety procedures that ensure the safety of the employees. The company has opened six regional offices across the country as per the directions of the local authorities. Soon all the dealerships will be functional with all the care of sanitisation and safety regulations. At present, 135 commercial vehicle dealerships and 65 two-wheeler dealerships have reopened. This has been done so that the customers have access to the service and warranty extensions offered by the company.

Diego Graffi, MD and CEO of Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd, said, "At PVPL our number one priority is the health and safety of our stakeholders, from our employees, to our customers to our dealers and suppliers. We are taking all the necessary precautions which are required for the safety and well-being of our employees at the factories. Along with norms of social distancing, sanitising, we are ensuring all guidelines are followed for the health and safety of our workforce while we get back to business and extend the required service to our customers."

Initially, the company will work with a minimum workforce of essential employees and then gradually the workforce will expand for full capacity. The company has initiated various new health, safety and sanitisation measures over the last few weeks to ensure the safety of its employees. The company has also done mass sanitisation of all the three plants at Baramati. The company is also tracking the health of its employees on a daily basis as per the safety guidelines given by the government.

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