By Shubhangi Bhatia
New Delhi: Amidst the double whammy remaining faced by the Indian automobile field, there is a ray of attainable hope for the dealers with the approaching festivities of Gudi Padwa on March 25, 2020 in the point out of Maharashtra.
“Gudi Padwa is the most auspicious celebration in the point out. We observe significant revenue on this working day just about every 12 months. As of now, we have obtained eight bookings for the working day,” explained to Jitendra Motors, a Nashik primarily based vendor.
If the virus affect was not there, we would have liquidated the BS-IV inventory within just this 7 days. But amidst this situation, Gudi Padwa arrives as a optimistic indicator~
Another vendor from Mumbai said, “On the celebration, customers also obtain specific festive delivers amounting to Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 provided by the OEMs.”
The hope stems at a time when fewer than 15 days are remaining to go for an emission norms overhaul in the country.
With the affected individual amount reaching forty two, Maharashtra is also the point out to document the maximum amount of Coronavirus circumstances in India.
Commenting on the affect of the deadly virus on their dealership business, Jitendra Motors included, “The consumer footfalls have minimized to 50 % as individuals are ensuring social distancing to consist of the ailment. If the virus affect was not there, we would have liquidated the BS-IV inventory within just this 7 days. But amidst this situation, Gudi Padwa arrives as a optimistic indicator.”
On the celebration, customers also obtain specific festive delivers amounting to Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 provided by the OEMs~
Desirable the citizens to full the BS-IV auto registration process properly before March 31, Ajit Shinde, Pune Regional Transport Officer (RTO) also said, “With Gudi Padwa on March 25, BS-IV auto revenue are anticipated to increase. To guarantee smooth functioning, Pune RTO personnel will be working on all the holiday seasons from March 21 to March 31.”
On Monday, ETAuto reported that some of the dealers from Nashik, Maharashtra have also obtained a notification from the point out authorities to temporarily shut their shops right until even more detect.
“So considerably we have obtained the info that two of our associates in Pune have been asked by the neighborhood law enforcement to shut their dealerships. 1 of them is B.U. Bhandari, a Honda motorcycles vendor,” Ashish Kale, President, FADA experienced verified.