Hero MotoCorp initiates Covid-19 vaccination drive for employees

The company wants to facilitate a similar vaccination drive across its group companies, dealer network & supply chain partners.

Apr 08, 2021 03:04 IST India Infoline News Service

In keeping with its commitment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its people, Hero MotoCorp has initiated a Covid-19 vaccination drive across the organization, including its permanent and contractual employees. Hero MotoCorp will bear the cost of the vaccination drive for its workforce, the company said in a regulatory filing on Thursday.

The company will also facilitate similar vaccination initiative across its group companies such as Hero FinCorp, Hero Future Energies, Rockman Industries, Hero Electronix and AG Industries.

In order to ensure the safety of people across its ecosystem, Hero MotoCorp is also working closely with its dealers and supply chain partners to facilitate similar vaccination for their employees.

More than 80,000 employees, including the entire workforce of Hero MotoCorp, Group Companies and Supply Chain Partners will be covered under this initiative. Additionally, a similar drive will be commenced for Hero MotoCorp’s Pan-India dealer network.

The vaccination initiative will cover both shots of the Covid-19 vaccine in phases as defined by health authorities, and will be implemented as per the guidelines prescribed by the government, covering people over the age of 45 and those with comorbidities first, followed by a wider application in the general population.

Towards close of trade on Thursday, Hero MotoCorp Ltd was trading at Rs2929.95 per piece up Rs11.55 or 0.39% from its previous closing of Rs2,941.50 per piece on the BSE.

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