Bhargava added that around five hundred permanent workers have been fired on the basis of initial investigation reports. There were around 3000 workers at the plant out of which around 1600 were permanent employees. The company has also decided to start a process of regularizing the contractual workers on the basis of their eligibility.
Maruti's Manesar plant produces 5.5 lakh cars, mainly the famous hatchback models Swift and Dezire, in a year. The company will roll out around 150 cars in a day, initially, and will gradually increase the number.
Last week, the Haryana government, in a bid to assure the company a secure environment, decided to constitute a Rapid Action Force with 500 police personnels. Out of this, 100 security personnels, which include 25% armed men, will be on duty during each shift to maintain security.
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