Dalmia Cement Launches Free Virtual OPD Clinic in Rajgangpur

Plant Introduces Multiple Citizen-centric Initiatives to Combat New COVID Wave

Rajgangpur, Orissa, January 13, 2022: In light of the current healthcare emergency sweeping the nation, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL) has launched a, free of charge, virtual Out Patient Department (OPD) in Rajgangpur. The online Doctor-to-Patient OPD service provides uninterrupted health services to town residents affected by the pandemic. Both, COVID patients and those at risk, can connect with specialist doctor over video conferencing and obtain medical treatment and advice for health-related concerns.

The virtual OPD service is in addition to the medical services already being offered at DCBL Rajgangpur plant’s primary healthcare clinic, Spandan. The plant is also helping employees raise their immunity level with its mindfulness meditation drive. Employees can now join the plant’s virtual yoga sessions, scheduled twice daily, to boost the immunity and mental wellness.

“We have always put the people of Rajgangpur first. Foreseeing the repercussions of the pandemic, we instinctively decided to work collaboratively so that the well-being of the people of this town is given priority without compromising on our work ethic and sustainable business practices,” said Mr. Chetan Shrivastav, Unit Head, DCBL Rajgangpur. “Through our innovative and citizen-centric initiatives we are committed to making the workplace and our surroundings a safer place.”

Ensuring the safety of its 5000 plus employees and family members across neighbouring villages, DCBL Rajgangpur plant’s COVID taskforce and social media groups are monitoring pandemic-related activities more closely. DCBL is also systematically sanitizing all its units across nation.

“We are confident that, through our efforts, the Dalmia Cement Bharat family in Rajgangpur as well as our neighbouring communities will be able to fight through these challenging times and come out stronger and more resilient,” added Mr. Shrivastav.

  • Scanning at the gates to restrict outsiders from entering the plant premises.
  • Tracking the health status of transporters, supervisors as well as employees working inside the plant on a daily basis
  • Contactless and Paperless movement of vehicles right from the parking yard till the weigh-bridge crossing has commenced.
  • Door-to-door delivery service facilitations for essential goods so as to avoid logistical issues for employees adhering to strict COVID-19 guidelines set by the state government.
  • Putting in place readiness and contingency plans at the colony in case of imminent lockdowns.
  • Facilitating medical checkups at DCBL’s health center, Spandan for those with symptoms, and providing recommendation to Rajgangpur Government Hospital, for RTPCR testing.
  • Ensuring Section In-Charges of the plant interact with teams to continuously boost morale and reduce the spread of panic by following norms at all places.
  • Advocating for mask-on, social distancing, isolation and quarantine guidelines to be followed while helping shift employees with severe symptopms to COVID hospitals in Sundergarh and Rourkela after consulting with local administration.

About Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 542216|NSE Symbol: DALBHARAT and listed in MSE), is a leading player in the cement manufacturing segment and has been in existence since 1939. Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited prides itself at having one of the lowest carbon footprint in the cement world globally. It is the first cement company to commit to RE100, EP100 & EV100 (first triple joiner) – showing real business leadership in the clean energy transition by taking a joined-up approach. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 33 million tonnes, Dalmia Cement is the the fourth-largest cement manufacturing group in India by installed capacity. Spread across nine states and thirteen manufacturing units, the company is a category leader in super-speciality cement used for oil well, railway sleepers and airstrips and is the country’s largest producer of Portland Slag Cement (PSC).Visit us at https://www.dalmiacement.com/

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