Jamshedpur: Jamshedpur plant of Tata Motors will be observing block closure from 17th December to 22nd December. A notification to this effect has been issued by the Materials department of the company.
As per the notification, work will take place from 1st to 15th of December. On 16th December, it will be weekly holiday. On 23rd December too, it will be holiday. Work will resume from 24th to 31st December. On the day of shutdown, some of the employees of departments undergoing maintenance work will be called on duty, sources said.
Sources said the block closure has been planned due to low demand for vehicles. The frame shop of the company has not undergone maintenance for the last few years. In the Pune plant of the company too, shutdown has been planned from 27th November last to 1st December. Earlier, in 2016, a three day long shutdown was observed. Last year, no shutdown was held due to better production.
Union leaders said they were yet to get official information about the shutdown.