LUCKNOW: Leading global conglomerate, HCL Technologies will vaccinate all its 3,50,000 India-based employees and their families before June 30. According to an official release, HCL (including group companies HCL Technologies, HCL Infosystems and HCL Healthcare, and Shiv Nadar Foundation and its institutions) has already vaccinated more than 25 percent of its eligible workforce with at least one dose.
HCL is investing over Rs 100 crore to ensure free vaccination services for employees and their families, as well as the third-party vendor personnel working with the organization. HCL plans to have administered approximately 700,000 doses (including two doses per person) by the end of the drive.
HCL is in discussions with vaccine manufacturers and top-tier hospitals, to provide COVID-19 vaccination support for its India-based employees. To encourage vaccination adoption and raise awareness about the program, it is running comprehensive communication campaigns targeted at employees.
To provide its employees a safe and convenient process for receiving the vaccination, HCL has enabled on-premises vaccination centres. It has been conducting vaccination drives since March 24, offering employees the opportunity to get inoculated at clinics managed by HCL Healthcare and at HCL's campuses in Noida, Lucknow and Chennai.