Balasore: 1/4/20:After JK Paper, Emami Paper Mills Limited has shut its production in Odisha due to nationwide 21-day complete lockdown enforced to combat novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Emami Paper Mills, the leading manufacturer of newsprint, writing and printing paper and multilayer coated board, has halted its operation at its Balasore unit following shortage of raw materials at the plant.
Under such extreme circumstances, the Company has instructed all its employees and workers to stay at home as part of precautionary measures to prevent spread of deadly virus.
On the other hand, hundreds of trucks loaded with raw materials for paper production have been stationed by a roadside adjacent to Emami plant in Balasore district.
Source said that the drivers of the trucks have fled the place out of coronavirus scare leaving the commercial vehicles along a road.