The world is in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic. As Centre & State Government, and various organizations work together on the response, they’re tracking the pandemic, advising on critical interventions, and distributing vital medical supplies to develop and deploy a safe environment for people. According to the Indian government, India has now become the fastest country to administer over 17 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses in only 114 days. In contrast, China took 119 days to do so and the United States took 115 days to achieve the landmark.
Leading corporate brands have also begun to tap private healthcare providers to conduct on-site and off-campus Covid vaccination drives for their entire workforce, with costs to be borne by them. The move comes with a week left before inoculation coverage of all adults against Covid begins across the country. Currently, India has 464 million youth population and it’s expected that it’ll take 3 years to complete the vaccination drive.
However, corporate firms are extending a hand to the government to shorten this timeline. Here are a few companies that are leaving no stone unturned on this front-
MG Motor India had started the Covid-19 vaccination drive for all its employees last week. The vaccination drive is being extended to all direct and contractual employees of MG. The automaker has partnered with relevant authorities to conduct the free vaccination drive for its workers across Gurugram and Halol. The vaccination offered by the corporation is voluntary. It’s encouraging all its employees to get inoculated.
India’s leading digital financial services platform Paytm today announced that it has begun the vaccination drive of its 8,000 plus Field Service Executives (FSEs) who are an integral part of its business development and merchant support network. The company has already completed the first dose of vaccination for over 1000 FSEs in collaboration with leading hospitals across the country. It will extend the drive to the family members of FSEs as soon as the overall supply of vaccines in the country goes up.
Zoomcar has initiated the tie up with medical partners for employee COVID vaccination program.As per the availability & reach, assistance for vaccination to Zoomcar’s employees & associates in their respective home states / city will be provided.Details of vaccination centre, city, state, area pincodes& other contact details will be communicated to individuals directly by the medical partners.Cost of vaccination for both the jabs will be borne by Zoomcar.Incase employee has already taken vaccination, Zoomcar will reimburse the cost of vaccination.Post vaccination Incase of any side effects, individual can avail leaves as per existing leave policy.
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