The temporary workers were not renewed due to the slowdown while asserting that permanent workers have not been impacted.
PV production in the April-July period stood at 12,13,281 units as against 13,97,404 units in same period last fiscal.
Domestic PV sales also saw the biggest fall in nearly 19 years, slumping by 30.98 pc to 2,00,790 units.
As expected, the XL6 will be a petrol-only offering and will be sold in two variants
M&M said it would be observing 'no production days' in various plants for 8-14 days during second quarter of 2019-20.
The country’s biggest lenders and automakers have all sounded warning bells over the slower growth in demand and consumption.
Maruti Suzuki will pitch the new cross-hatch as a direct rival to the Renault Kwid.
The Ertiga-based premium 6-seater Nexa MPV will go on sale on 21 August 2019.
India’s jobless rate rose to 7.51 pc in July 2019 from 5.66 pc a year earlier, according to private data group CMIE.
The passenger vehicle dispatches from factory gates to dealerships are counted as sales in India.