Chinese smartphone brands including Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme and Vivo have shut their manufacturing plants and corporate offices after lockdown notice from the state government of Uttar Pradesh. These manufacturing plants are located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Oppo spokesperson said “Operations in our Greater Noida factory have been suspended as per the directive from the government. Additionally, all Oppo India employees have been advised to work from home until further notice”.
Vivo India has also mandated all of its employees to work from home until further notice.
Vivo India said “Restriction on both international and domestic travel, thermal screening of all individuals at Vivo premises, as well as staggered work from home for teams across functions have been implemented”.
Realme has also suspended all its work activities in offices until further notice by Noida Government Authorities.
“Realme India has suspended production of its manufacturing operations in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh since Saturday. While this will temporarily affect our inventory and supply in the market for some time, the safety of our workforce is of paramount importance to us,” Realme said.
Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President of Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, said in a statement that its warehouses, service centers, corporate offices, Mi Home facilities and factories will follow lockdown orders until further notice.