Reliance to start its own vaccine programme ‘R-Surakshaa’
R-Suraksha is a COVID-19 vaccination programme of Reliance for its employees and their family members above the age of 18 years, starting from May 1, 2021.
Reliance Industries Limited on Friday announced that the company will be rolling out a COVID-19 vaccination programme for its employees and their family members above the age of 18 years from 1st May. The vaccination programme is called ‘R-Surakshaa’.
In a letter to RIL employees, the Chairman and Managing Director RIL Mukesh Ambani and Chairperson Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani said that the COVID-19 vaccine is a key weapon again the coronavirus and the company has continued to bear the vaccination cost for all the eligible members.
“In addition, as per the new guidelines of the Government of India, we are pleased to announce that Reliance will roll out its own vaccination programme, R-Surakshaa, across all locations for our employees and eligible family members above the age of 18 years, effective May 1,” the letter added.
“We have seamlessly transitioned to ‘Work from home’ for more than 13 months without disruption to our businesses,” it said.
The R-Surakshaa programme will be effective from May 1. “We urge you to avail your shot at safety without any delay and encourage your eligible family members to do the same,” the Ambanis wrote.
Sharing their action plan to tackle the virus for the next three months, they urged those employees not affected by Covid-19 to support their peers who have been infected in case they need time off. “Our priority remains the safety and health of our people. Do everything possible to uphold this principle and safeguard members of your team and their families,” the letter read.