BHUBANESWAR, JULY 5
Augmenting Odisha Government initiative for universal Covid-19 vaccination for eligible population, state-run Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd (OMC) on Monday commenced its vaccination drive for all employees and their dependant family members.
OMC Chairman Surendra Kumar inaugurated the vaccination drive in Barbil through videoconference in presence of OMC Managing Director Balwant Singh, Functional Directors, Regional Managers, Mines Managers and other senior officials of the company.
Lauding the role of OMC employees working in the field locations in the challenging Covid-19 pandemic situation and yet delivering the results, Surendra Kumar reiterated OMC’s commitment to health and welfare of its employees and their families. “The employees and workers at mines are foot soldiers of OMC and their health and well being is utmost priority for the Corporation,” he said.
Speaking on the occasion, the OMC MD said, “This initiative will further bolster Government of Odisha’s vaccination programme for the people of the state. The vaccination drive for approx 10,000 doses is a joint effort of OMC, District Administration and Apollo Hospitals. While OMC is providing for vaccination, medical arrangements and infrastructure facilities, Apollo Hospitals is supporting with logistics and administrating vaccination to beneficiaries. The District Administration has rendered all support by declaring the Covid Vaccination Center (CVC) and facilitating registration in Cowin portal. Employees and their family members in all the mines of OMC will be inoculated in the vaccination drive, which will cover all the mining areas of OMC in Gandhamardan, Kaliapani, Bangur, JK Road, Rayagada, Koira, and Anugul Regions and Head Office at Bhubaneswar.”
OMC reiterated its commitment to fight against Covid-19 in the best possible manner while supporting the State government in its fight against the pandemic.