SAIL introduces new measures for taking care of its employee in the pandemic
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 28 Nov 2020, 1:34 pm IST
- 2 minutes read
SAIL’s Chairman said that the company was always focused in suppressing the community transmission and reducing the mortality rate during the pandemic
Keeping in line with the Prime Minister’s call for ‘Jan-Andolan’ against the Covid-19, the Steel Authority of Indian has introduced new measures for ensuring the health of its employee. The PSU has been actively participating in the fight against the pandemic and has taken wide-ranging preventive measures as well as responded promptly across its Plants and Units including its Corporate Office located in New Delhi to fight the pandemic.
More than 5000 Covid cases has been treated in the SAIL hospitals at Company’s various Plants and Unit locations across India till now. The company has also extended medical facilities to the employees and their family members in tackling the pandemic. It has provided around 330 isolation beds, more than 600 quarantine beds and more than 80 ICU beds at its different Plant hospitals to handle CoVID-19 cases.
According to the Sail’s Chairman Shri Anil Kumar Chaudhary, the company was always focused in suppressing the community transmission and reducing the mortality rate.
Now to intensify the participation in the Jan-Andolan the company has issued some more measures and guidelines. The company is ensuring all the norms like social distancing is followed in every operations. It has covered more than 5400 Healthcare providers of SAIL Hospitals under ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme’ of Rs. 50 Lakhs.
Sail is also providing reimbursement of expenditure on PPE kits, masks, hand-sanitizers, disposable gloves etc. It has also Ensured full payment of wages to contract labours during this period and distributed masks and sanitizers to all employees on a continual basis.
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