NHPC takes preventive measures against coronavirus
NHPC is taking proactive measures against coronavirus at its Offices, Power Stations, Projects, Regional Offices & Units across the country
March 21, 2020
Faridabad: NHPC Limited
India’s premier hydropower company is taking proactive measures against Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at its Corporate Office in Faridabad and across all its Power Stations, Projects, Regional Offices and field units throughout the country. Advisories have been issued on frequent intervals for the employees in line with guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
A number of programmes including CME lecture by Dr Ravi Shankar Jha, Pulmonologist at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad for doctors and paramedical staff, has been organised. Webcast for all NHPC employees, video conferencing and interactive session with doctors and paramedical staff across all locations of NHPC have been carried out to increase awareness on coronavirus. A number of posters, hoarding and standees on coronavirus prevention have also been placed across all locations.
has also taken precautionary measures at Corporate Office Faridabad and NHPC Residential colony at Surajkund, Faridabad. Hand sanitizers have been placed at every entry and exit point of each floor in the office, guest house along with the instruction to sanitize hands before entry. The hourly cleaning of all sanitary fittings and door fittings, Floor cleaning with the disinfectant based cleaner is being carried out. The visitor’s entry is restricted and regulated and visitors’ entry points of the building are minimized. The housing staff, security staff and canteen staff have all been equipped with hand gloves and masks. The attendance is being recorded by card or mobile app. All work stations of employees are cleaned with approved disinfectant and common facilities area like Officers’ Club, Gym, Badminton court, Yoga hall are closed till further orders. The cold fumigation of office premises is being taken up after office hours.
Employees who had travelled abroad were specially screened and advised to stay at home for two weeks. A number of interactive sessions were held for women employees and nannies using crèche facility, canteen staff and food handlers and for the housekeeping staff. NHPC doctors have been advised to give awareness talks in their respective projects and keep themselves updated in line with guidelines of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and address all queries of different employees in regard to COVID-19.
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