BALCO organised Virtual Meet with its business partners on COVID preparedness
Balconagar, Korba, May 4, 2021: Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), India’s iconic aluminium producer organized a virtual Townhall for its business partners on its COVID preparedness. Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO & Director, BALCO, addressed 100+ business partners and sensitized them towards BALCO’s proactive measures and discussed strategies that will help combat these challenging times. BALCO has set up a 100 bedded COVID Care Hospital in the region and than 5000 residents who are above 45 years of age have received COVID-19 vaccination at BALCO Hospital.
Mr. Pati urged all the business partners to integrate health & safety protocols in their working culture and encouraged them to sensitize their workforce about the guidelines regarding COVID-19 and to assist them in getting vaccinated to expedite the process of eradicating this pandemic.
Speaking on BALCO’s COVID preparedness, Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO and Director, BALCO, said, “Our business partners are an integral part of the BALCO family and I am certain that with our combined efforts we will surely beat the pandemic. We are ensuring every possible measure to safeguard the health of everyone. The doctors and medical staff of BALCO Hospital are providing excellent health services to the people of the region. I urge everyone to undergo vaccination and keep supporting the COVID task force teams in the battle against the pandemic.”
He emphasized that in today’s challenging times, saving a life is paramount. Mr. Pati expressed confidence that with the help of excellent human resources, a business-friendly environment, positive thinking and business partners, BALCO will embark on the path of sustainable progress. Wishing the participants good health and a bright future, he said that we all will win over the pandemic.
Mr. Janardan Kar, Director M/S Power Mech expressed his gratitude to BALCO for being an organization that has taken care of everyone’s safety with equal in this critical situation of the pandemic. He assured the management that he & his team will follow all safety protocols & undergo vaccination and support BALCO’s COVID safety task force to ensure safety of all.
All the business partners expressed their appreciation for BALCO’s COVID preparations and proactive measures towards the health & safety of everyone. The business partners assured that they will take the necessary steps and encourage their employees to get vaccinated. The town hall proved to be a positive and constructive session and raised the morale of all those who participated.
Mr. Pati also connected with all the employees virtually on BALCO’s COVID preparedness and urged the managers to share this information with the teams to infuse positivity and confidence. He urged everyone to follow all the safety protocols to ensure the safety of themselves & their families and to undergo COVID vaccination ensuring safety for themselves and people around them and being disciplined in their actions, as it is the only way to defeat the virus.
BALCO is ensuring proper care of employees, families and business partners who have been affected by COVID 19. BALCO Hospital is taking extensive steps to ensure that the community, associate partners, employees, other stakeholders and all their families are sensitized to respond to COVID-19. BALCO Hospital has ensured the availability of a dedicated doctor for all COVID patients. The medical team has been providing daily information to patients via teleconsultation including information about medicine intake, healthy lifestyle, and symptoms. To implement social distancing at the hospital home delivery services of medicines for current and retired BALCO employees is being executed.