Provisions are being made to ensure personal protective equipment like masks, gloves and face shields for the safety of all employees. All staff will be screened at entry gate for checking body temperature.

Boeing posted a 641 million dollar loss in the first quarter and said it is planning to cut its workforce and aircraft production in a world aviation market virtually frozen by the coronavirus pandemic.

Auto manufacturers are expected to report zero production figures as well on account of all plants and manufacturing facilities being shut for most of April.

Javadekar further said that the captains of the industry also praised the way the government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dealt with the challenge of COVID-19.

Tata Motors said its passenger vehicle business is being hived off as a separate subsidiary with differentiated focus from commercial vehicle business.

BMW India Financial Services will play an instrumental role in facilitating sales in the challenging market conditions.

The company's management team will work with district-level authorities to roll the relief activities that are being supported directly.

The first ventilator was manufactured on April 11, within 10 days of MSIL joining with AgVa Healthcare, a new and small start-up to scale-up ventilator production.

The company's total retail sales for the quarter ending March 31 were 1.09 lakh vehicles, down 30.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.