Maruti Case

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PROJECT ON
“MARUTI STRIKE CASE”

TABLE OF CONTENTS
* INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………… 3 * MANUFACTURING FACILITY…………………………………....3 * GURGAON MANUFACTURING FACILITY……………………...3 * MANESAR MANUFACTURING FACILITY………………………3 * INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS……………………………………………...4 * FIGURE…………………………………………………………………….5 * MARUTI MANESAR STRIKE…………………………………………..6 * BACKGROUND OF THE STRIKE………………………………….6 * CONSEQUENCES…………………………………………………...6 * STRIKE AGAIN…………………………………………………………...7 * MANESAR VIOLENCE 2012…………………………………………….8 * CAUSES……………………………………………………………...8 * CONSEQUENCES…………………………………………………...8 * CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………..9

INTRODUCTION

Maruti Suzuki India Limited commonly referred to as Maruti, is a subsidiary company of Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corporation. It has a market share of 44.9% of the Indian passenger car market as of March 2011.Maruti Suzuki offers a complete range of cars from entry level Maruti 800 and Alto, to hatchback Ritz, A-Star, Swift, Wagon-R,Estillo and sedans DZire, SX4, in the 'C' segment Maruti Eeco, Multi Purpose vehicle Ertiga and Sports Utility vehicle Grand Vitara. It was the first company in India to mass-produce and sell more than a million cars. It is largely credited for having brought in an automobile revolution to India. It is the market leader in India, and on 17 September 2007, Maruti Udyog Limited was renamed as Maruti Suzuki India Limited. The company's headquarters are on Nelson Mandela Road, New Delhi.

MANUFACTURING FACILITIES:-
Maruti Suzuki has two manufacturing facilities in India. Both manufacturing facilities have a combined production capacity of 14,50,000 vehicles annually. During a recent meeting of the Gujarat chief minister with Suzuki Motor Corp chairman & CEO Osamu Suzuki, the Chairman had said that the work on car manufacturing plant at Mandal near Ahmadabad would be started soon. GURGAON MANUFACTURING FACILITY:-

The Gurgaon Manufacturing Facility has three fully integrated manufacturing plants and is spread over 300 acres (1.2 km2). All three plants have an installed capacity of 350,000 vehicles annually but productivity improvements have enabled it to manufacture 900,000 vehicles annually. The Gurgaon facilities also manufacture 240,000 K-Series engines annually. The entire facility is equipped with more than 150 robots, out of which 71 have been developed in-house. The Gurgaon Facilities manufactures the 800, alto, Wagonr,Estilo, Omni, Gypsy, Ertiga and Eeco. MANESAR MANUFACTURING FACILITY:-

The Manesar Manufacturing Plant was inaugurated in February 2007 and is spread over 600 acres (2.4 km2). Initially it had a production capacity of 100,000 vehicles annually but this was increased to 300,000 vehicles annually in October 2008. The production capacity was further increased by 250,000 vehicles taking total production capacity to 550,000 vehicles annually. The Manesar Plant produces the A-star, Swift, Swift Dzire,Sx4 and Ritz. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS:-

Since its founding in 1983, Maruti Udyog Limited experienced few problems with its labour force. The Indian labour it hired readily accepted Japanese work culture and the modern manufacturing process. In 1997, there was a change in ownership, and Maruti became predominantly government controlled. Shortly thereafter, conflict between the United Front Government and Suzuki started. Labour unrest started under management of Indian central government. In 2000, a major industrial relations issue began and employees of Maruti went on an indefinite strike, demanding among other things, major revisions to their wages, incentives and pensions. Employees used slowdown in October 2000, to press a revision to their incentive-linked pay. In parallel, after elections and a new central government led by NDA alliance, India pursued a disinvestments policy. Along with many other government owned companies, the new administration proposed to sell part of...
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