Essar Power vaccinates over 300 employees and contract associates in Hazira

Essar has vaccinated over 2,000 employees across locations so far

  • Essar organized a vaccination drive for over 300 employees and the contract associates
  • In association with Sunshine Global Hospital Surat
  • Overall, Essar has vaccinated over 2,000 employees across its companies and business locations

Ahmedabad, June 18, 2021: Essar Power Hazira Ltd (EPHL) had recently organized a vaccination drive for over 300 employees and the contract associates, in association with Sunshine Global Hospital Surat which had sent a medical team to ensure smooth administration of the doses and help in resuming normalcy in life with adequate protection against the C-19 pandemic. Overall, Essar has vaccinated over 2,000 employees across its companies and business locations.

“As power generation and transmission is an essential service, Essar Power has a greater responsibility towards its service to the nation. Essarites continue serving the Nation from our operational sites, and they do so despite the challenges and risk they face due to the pandemic. Hence employee health & safety is even more critical for us in current times. Apart from stringent COVID-19 protocols, we have been conducting aggressive vaccination drives at operations sites to protect Essarites from the virus,” said Mr. Kush. S, CEO, Essar Power Ltd.

“This was a proactive step taken by EPHL HR Admin team who facilitated the entire mammoth vaccination drive from cracking the best deal and proactively making all the arrangements,” he added. The drive was inaugurated by the company’s CEO Mr Nishith Dayal and the HODs of the EPHL plant along with the Sunshine Global Team.

24×7 Emergency vehicle & ambulance was made available for the vaccination to handle any kind of emergencies. There was a selfie corner for everyone where the families clicked pictures after getting vaccinated.

A few weeks ago, Essar Power Gujarat Ltd had organised a vaccination drive at its Salaya power plant, where it had administered vaccine to 250 employees.

Essar Bulk Terminal (Salaya) Ltd has also administered the vaccine to over 300 employees and staff working at the port. The drive constituted 3 vaccination camps across the month of April 2021 at the EBTSL premises, for employees & contractual staff (including flotilla staff, drivers, etc.). EBTSL also coordinated and arranged for the vaccines of its Jamnagar employees at government vaccination centres.

Separately, earlier this month, more than 400 employees and their family members were vaccinated in Essar’s corporate headquarters in Mumbai.

About Power

Essar Power is one of India’s first private sector independent power producer having a successful track record of 25+ years. It has a power generating capacity of 3185 MW across five multi-fuel plants in two Indian states and one thermal power plant in Canada. Of this, the Company operates 2,400 MW as an Independent Power Producer (“IPP”) with plants in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat and remaining are Captive Power Plants (“CPP”) in Gujarat. Essar Power has also invested in the transmission business and constructed a 465-km interstate transmission system which spans across three Indian states

 About Essar Capital

Essar Capital Limited (“Essar Capital”) is the investment manager of Essar Global Fund Limited (“EGFL”). It monitors and manages the entire portfolio of investments owned by EGFL. EGFL is a global investor, owning a number of world-class assets diversified across the core sectors of Energy (comprising Exploration & Production, Refining & Marketing and Power businesses), Infrastructure (comprising Ports and Stanlow Terminals), Metals & Mining, Services & Technology (comprising Shipping, Oilfield services, Projects, Technology Solutions, Device protection and Customer experience). EGFL invests long-term capital into the portfolio companies and holds near 100% stake in all its investments. EGFL invests with a sense of active ownership, which involves direct engagement with the management of the respective businesses. The portfolio companies have aggregate revenues of about USD 14 billion and employ over 7,000 people.

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