New Delhi: NTPC Vindhyachal, a Power Plant of NTPC Limited, has charted the way forward to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic amidst the recent surge in the second wave of Coronavirus. Considering the huge surge in COVID-19 cases in India, NTPC Vindhyachal is taking several steps to fight against the spread of the virus. NTPC Vindhyanagar hospital is being used for treating COVID-19 infected employees.
“We have advanced our infrastructure to combat the second wave of coronavirus by setting up a dedicated Covid health centre, Covid isolation centre and quarantine centres and by adding oxygen equipped beds as well as increasing the number of beds in isolation wards and quarantine centres,” informed NTPC Limited’s (Vindhyachal) Executive Director Munish Jauhari.
He further added that “we have also asked our employees to use the e-Paramparsh application for telemedicine so that they can avoid going to hospitals and secure themselves from getting exposed to COVID. Free medicines are being made available to nearby villagers under CSR. Vaccination drive is being carried out for all the employees, their family members as well as for vaccination for all the contract workers is also being done with full vigour in accordance with the government of Madhya Pradesh guidelines.”
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