@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
India: Pudumjee Paper Products Limited (Company) had suspended its plant operations at Pune with effect from 23rd March, 2020 to ensure the safety of employees/workers of the Company in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. Pune, currently, is classified under Red Zone.
On 8th May, 2020, the Company received permission from Government of Maharashtra for resuming production at its Pune plant. Accordingly, the Company has resumed manufacturing of Specialty paper products required as input for packaging material in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, hospital supplies, hygiene sectors, food, confectionery etc.
Earlier, in April, the Company received permission from Government of Maharashtra for dispatch and transport of manufactured paper products of the Company lying in its inventory for use in essential supplies like soap wrappers, papers for medical packaging, food packaging, tissue paper for hygiene etc., which in turn is required to maintain supply chain of essential commodities/services during prevalence of the Pandemic. Similarly, the Hygiene Division engaged in supply of essential products had also resumed its operations.