Bajaj Auto has informed about the reopening of its dealerships after the mandated lockdown which was effectively enforced from 22-23rd March across the nation because of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic which has devastated the whole world.
It says that the company’s authorized dealerships started opening shutters from 4th May 2020 after getting clearance from Central and State Governments. Bajaj also informs that certain safety protocols have been mandated for the staff as well as the customers. People will have to follow social distancing norms. Thermal screening has been made mandatory at the entrance and employees’ health will be monitored regularly to offer as safe an environment as possible.
All the dealerships have been sanitized before opening.
Rakesh Sharma, Executive Director, Bajaj Auto said,
India is gearing up for the new normal post the COVID19 pandemic and so are we at Bajaj Auto. The opening of workshops and dealerships is another step towards making a fresh start. To ensure safety, speed and efficiency with minimal contact, a new workflow processes has been put in place for both Sales & Service.
Bajaj Auto has already extended free services and warranties of customers falling between the lockdown duration. Bajaj says that it has prioritized opening of workshops which will ensure that people waiting to get their motorcycles serviced can do so at the earliest and without inconvenience.
Bajaj has also provided the following toll-free number where you can check the status of the dealership or service center in different cities of the country.
Rival Hero MotoCorp has already announced the reopening of its dealerships and it has also commenced dispatches from its factories (more details here).