India Inc walking a tightrope on production first and employee safety

Topics India Inc | Maruti Suzuki | Lockdown

It’s a complete overhaul of routine for Pawan Singh, who works at the paint shop of India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki. For his 8 am shift, he now has to report 15-20 minutes early, to comply with the mandatory temperature checks and full-body sanitization.  Still, it’s a small task, as through a carefully designed standard operating procedure (SOP), including an in-house app, and other measures, the company has ensured the factory premises remain free of Covid-19 since reporting one of the early cases after resuming activity. Maruti has also restr.....

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