Vedanta- Electrosteel (ESL) urged masses as well as its employees to 'stay indoors' in a bid to curtail the spread of COVID-19. In association with administration, ESL management is ready to cooperate to bring down the impact of this disaster, said Vivek Anand, Public Relations Officer ESL.
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the country with 539 confirmed cases and 10 deaths, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day national lockdown on Tuesday evening.
All of the country’s 1.3 billion people need to stay inside their homes for three weeks begin on Wednesday.On this move we have conducted sanitization in various government offices, police stations, ATMs, drug shops and in banks located in Bokaro and Chas, said Anand adding "this process of sanitization will be carried out continuously at different places by ESL management in collaboration with the district administration."
Plant premises are also being constantly sanitized and vehicles are also being sanitised continuously for the offices and use of employees. An isolation ward has also been constructed by the management inside the plant premises so that this disaster can be dealt with, said Anand.
Today face masks and sanitizers were distributed free of cost in the plant premises and across the surrounding villages.
"Awareness program is also being continuously conducted among the villagers so that they can know the method of protection from COVID-19 and protect themselves," he added.