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HMT Pinjore Tractor Plant Shuts-off Operations

Notice has been pasted in Pinjore plant while similar notices have been pasted at Mohali and Hyderabad offices.

The order pasted at Pinjore plant is from S Girish Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director, HMT.

HMT Pinjore

Below is the excerpt of the notice, “The contract of service of the workmen covered under the definition of Section 2 (s) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, and on the rolls of the factories with HMT Limited (tractor business group) stands terminated and the workmen stand relieved from the services of the factories with effect from January 24.” 


It is worth noting that Union Cabinet had already approved the closure of the loss making tractor plant at Pinjore. This meeting was chaired by PM Mr. Narendra Modi.

There were around 1000 employees out of which around 850 had already taken VRS while others went to courts.

It is worth noting that Union Cabinet had already approved the closure of the loss making tractor plant at Pinjore. This meeting was chaired by PM Mr. Narendra Modi.

The Pinjore tractor plant was constantly making losses and it was getting difficult to pay for the employee salaries and meet up other expenses. The HMT tractor plant was set up in 1971 to produce HMT branded tractors. The HMT tractors were able to make very good brand repo among Indian farmers.


It is worth noting that Union Cabinet had already approved the closure of the loss making tractor plant at Pinjore. This meeting was chaired by PM Mr. Narendra Modi.