Indian battery manufacturer Amara Raja batteries has resumed partial operations effective April 20. The company has received the necessary permission to resume operations from the central and local governments, however, on a limited scale.
Amara Raja is fully-equipped to ramp-up operations based on the needs of its customers, according to the company’s press release. Most of the operations are still suspended due to restrictions on movement of goods and people.
The company had shut operations on March 24 following the government’s order to lockdown non-essential activities to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The lockdown was to end on April 14 but was extended till May 3 with some exemptions.
Amara Raja resumed work to maintain essential operations with approvals from authorities. The company has implemented measures in line with the government’s guidelines for social distancing to ensure workers’ safety and to keep COVID-19 at bay.