CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector, which produces agricultural equipment (Case IH and New Holland Agriculture) and construction equipment (CASE Construction Equipment) in India announced an in-house COVID-19 vaccination drive for its entire Indian workforce to further ensure their health, safety and well-being in the face of the ongoing pandemic. The Company will cover all associated costs of the planned operation, which gives 4,000 employees, including contractual workers, the opportunity to receive the vaccine should they wish to do so.
Raunak Varma, Country Manager, CNH Industrial India & SAARC, said, "The health and well-being of our employees have been our utmost priority. Now that the vaccine availability has been confirmed, we have kicked off the vaccination for our employees at all our locations in a phased manner. With this vaccination program, we are creating a safe environment for all our employees. We continue to monitor and support the employees, in case of illness and hospitalization."
The vaccination program commenced on June 7 for employees at the CNH Industrial plant in Greater Noida. This will then be followed by the Pithampur and Pune plants along with the corporate office in Gurgaon as per vaccine availability.