Trident to provide free Covid-19 vaccines to all employees and their family members
The vaccines were made available for general public in India since March 1 this year
Ludhiana: Trident Group, a USD 1 billion Indian business conglomerate and leading global player in home textiles, has announced that it will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all its 14,000 employees and their family members free of charge. Eligible family members include parents, spouse and children of employees.
Expressing his delight, Padma Shri Rajinder Gupta, Chairman, Trident Group said, “Trident has always prioritized the well-being of its employees and their families. For us, our people and community comes first and we will continue to invest in their health and safety and comply with the government directives and advice on the situation. We are pleased to be able to touch the lives of so many people and together work towards a Covid free India.”
Since the onset of corona virus pandemic, Trident has supported its employees in navigating the unprecedented situation. The company had released 15 days of advanced salaries when the first phase of lockdown started. Employees who were residing away from their homes were supported with essentials and medical support during this time.
The vaccines were made available for general public in India since March 1 this year. Strongly supporting the cause of vaccination, Trident has decided to roll out a phased vaccination drive contributing to lives of lakhs of people.
Additionally, Trident Group’s world-class Madhuban Hospital, situated in Budhni, Madhya Pradesh is one of the few hospitals selected to be a Covid Vaccination Centre. The hospital which was inaugurated last year is one of the many philanthropic ventures under the umbrella of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility, and extends state-of-the-art healthcare facilities to up to a radius of 50 km, comprising a populace of around two lakh people.