Hundreds of thousands of people are diagnosed a day and a large number of people died.
But unlike the policy adopted by the Indian government last year, all industrial and commercial activities in India remain the same. Last year, India adopted a comprehensive national lock-up policy, and all tire factories in India shut down. The epidemic situation has intensified this year, but India has paid little attention to it.
Many local tire factories in India have been found that a large number of factory workers and staff members have been infected with COVID-19, so there are more and more rumours about the closure of tire factories, among which, BKT is one of them.
BKT, an India tire maker, says publicly that despite the current serious situation of COVID-19, the tire factory still maintains its normal operation and all rumors of closing the factory are not true.
BKT admits that a large number of workers have been infected with COVID-19 in their factories. The factory records every day and takes necessary measures for workers infected with COVID-19. The factory does not stop production though someone is infected with COVID-19.
Rajiv Poddar, managing director and co-director of BKT, says: "COVID-19's rampage in India has had very serious consequences. Although the situation seems to have been controlled, the prospect of new infections and shortages of medical equipment is not optimistic. Fortunately, our employees in India and the rest of the world work together to ensure that our business continues to run regularly. "
He says that although there are rumors that BKT has greatly reduced its production in India, this is not the case. Those irresponsible rumors take advantage of the company's adverse information last year and spread rumors of the factory's closing.
Poddar stresses: "We want to ensure that the average utilization rate of all our factories will reach 95%, and due to timely measures, we have minimized the consequences of the second round of coronavirus epidemic."- The situation of the raw material market and the lack of containers affect our plan, but despite these two key factors, there will be no supply interruption in May 2021. At present, the authorities in India and other states have not made a decision to stop the production in our factory, and there are no plans in the near future. If these measures are taken, we will immediately issue a formal statement. "
In addition to BKT, Indian bus tyres suppliers such as Apollo and CEAT also publicly say that the factories are not affected by the epidemic and are in normal operation. However, it is also reported that the Indian factory of a Chinese tire enterprise has taken temporary shutdown measures to ensure the personal safety of its staff.
Under such a severe epidemic situation, India's local tire factories still insist on production, which is simply the fearless spirit, but this spirit is not worth learning. Not long ago, the top Indian leader of the world's leading tire enterprise died due to COVID-19 infection. We don't know if it can give Indian tire enterprises some vigilance.
For India, a magical nation, no matter what decisions they make and what things they do, the rest of the world will be used to it.