COVID Vaccination: POSOCO vaccinates 300 power-sector personnel

New Delhi: India's grid operator, Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO), a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) under the Ministry of Power, organised a COVID-19 vaccination drive on Tuesday. A good number of 300 power sector personnel working in various CPSEs under the Ministry of Power got vaccinated in the drive. POSOCO organised the vaccination drive in collaboration with Apollo Hospital, Delhi, for the persons in the age group of 18-44 years. They have vaccinated the first dose of Covishield. The drive was organised on the directions of Power Minister RK Singh and Ministry of Power’s Secretary Alok Kumar for the safety of power sector personnel so that uninterrupted power supply on a 24×7 basis is ensured.

In this drive, employees, as well as family members of power sector organisations including POSOCO, Power Grid, EESL, NHPC Limited, NTPC Limited, Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and Ministry of Power etc., were vaccinated. The venue for the drive was National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) office at Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi.

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On this occasion, POSOCO’s CMD KVS Baba said “POSOCO has always been on the forefront to take all the measures to prevent Covid-19 and, taking Govt.’s vaccination drive further, has organised this vaccination camp so that all our power sector employees are safe and ready to provide uninterrupted power supply across the nation.”

During the drive, all the safety protocols were followed including social distancing, hand sanitisation, etc. At every step, proper posters were displayed directing the people about all the procedures and precautions to be followed.

POSOCO is PSU under the Ministry of Power. It is responsible to ensure the integrated operation of the grid in a reliable, efficient, and secure manner. It consists of five Regional Load Despatch Centres (RLDCs) and the National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC).

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