Bosch to resume operations at two facilities in May
Bosch resumed operations at its Adugodi and Koramangala facilities beginning from May 08, 2017. The Group, made a representation to the pollution control board authorities on May 06, 2017 and have received clarification that the provisions mentioned in the public notice dated May 05, 2017 was not applicable to the Group’s facilities.
“As a socially responsible organisation the Bosch Group upholds the highest standards of environment protection and legality. Necessary sewage and effluent treatment measures have been implemented and are operational. We follow standards as has been defined globally. Having received clarification from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) Bosch will commence operations at its location in Adugodi and Koramangala,” stated Soumitra Bhattacharya, President, Bosch Group India.
The decision to temporarily close operations was taken as the Group has the highest regard for environment protection and legality. Bosch India has been operating all of its facilities in accordance with the prescribed environmental norms. However, as a matter of abundant caution and to be in adherence with the law, the Group’s management in India decided to temporarily halt operations on May 6, 2017. Bosch does not foresee any financial impact or turnover loss on account of this temporary closure.