Embassy Group to facilitate the vaccination drive for 1867 employees across India
Bengaluru, June 09, 2021: Embassy Group, one of India’s largest real estate conglomerates, rolled out a free vaccination drive for its employees across India. Through the initiative that began on 1st of June’21, the company aims to inoculate all 1867 employees located in the Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and NCR offices. The vaccine being administered is Covishield.
Post the Central Government giving its go ahead to private organisations to purchase the vaccines, Embassy stepped forward to procure them for its employees. Speaking on this initiative, Maria Rajesh, Chief Human Resource Officer, Embassy Group, said, “Being a people-first organization, Embassy Group believes the health and safety of our employees is of utmost importance. With the availability of vaccines for the 18+ age group, the country is seeing a spike in demand, along with other related challenges in accessing the vaccine. Through our vaccination drive, we want to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees. We encourage other companies to come forward to set up vaccination drives and reduce the stress on the healthcare system of our country.”
With the impact of the 2nd wave of the pandemic experienced across the country, Embassy has extended all possible efforts towards the health and safety of its workers. Along with awareness programs on following Covid related protocols at construction sites and work places, the company has also set up medical camps and regular health checks for construction workers.
Embassy has also introduced covid insurance through ‘Corona Kavach’, helping employees take care of expenses in case they have tested positive for Covid-19 such as hospitalization expenses associated with PPE kits, oxygen cylinders, ventilators, consultation fees and pre/post hospitalization among other costs. Understanding importance of mental health during the pandemic, Embassy has also planned virtual wellness activities for its people such as relaxation yoga and mental health webinars.
These initiatives are crucial in addressing the overall physical and mental health of the workers and sets an example of leading with empathy.
Corporate Comm India (CCI Newswire)