Idemitsu Lube India is Committed to follow government advisory and our operations remained suspended.
As you are all aware, last week the World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19, a pandemic. I would like to sincerely thank all stakeholders for supporting us during these challenging times.
Indian Government has announced restrictions on travel, social gatherings, and meetings, etc. in order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 and Prime Minister of India announced a complete lockdown in India for next 21 days effective 25th Mar 2020.
The health and safety of community is our first priority and we are committed to follow advisories issued by government and various regulatory bodies.
The Company has decided to suspend our operations at Plant based at Maharashtra, Delhi Office as well as in our warehouses across India until 14th April, 2020.Our officials are carrying out important activities and tasks from home itself.
The company's leadership and risk management committee has been monitoring the situation for past few weeks and implementing multiple preventive measures for office and manufacturing premises to ensure safety and well-being of all associates, while increasing awareness at individual level to help and contain the spread of the COVID-19, at Company we are developing to work by online collaboration to replace the working groups, some response may be delayed but I request your understanding on the above and assure you our full support to tide over this difficult situation, but we will be working together to overcome this crisis soon.
In these trying times, health, safety and well-being of our associates, their families and community at large is of utmost importance. We standby them during this tough phase and urge everyone to take all possible measures to prevent COVID-19 from spreading further. Social distancing is the need of the hour.
We can overcome the pandemic if we collectively show restraint, resolution and responsibility.
Please stay safe and take care of yourself and your family.