Staff’s health our top precedence, says RTC MD
Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Vice-Chairman and Managing Director R.P. Thakur on Thursday mentioned the staff’ welfare was the top precedence for the administration in view of the prevailing pandemic state of affairs.
In an announcement, he mentioned the primary hospitals constructed at Vidyadharapuram was meant to cater to the medical wants of the staff, each in service and the retired employees. RTC workers from throughout the State go to this hospital for therapy. Doctors with sure specialisations weren’t accessible within the hospital and in such circumstances, the sufferers have been referred to non-public hospitals. The 30-bed hospital prolonged medical providers to just about 250 workers each day, he mentioned.
With regard to COVID, the hospital was outfitted with the oxygen facility and sufferers have been being referred to non-public hospitals. To guarantee health security of the staff, thermal scanners got to each depot and people exhibiting signs have been despatched to dispensaries and so they have been equipped with COVID kits, he mentioned, including that for vaccination, camps can be arrange in each bus depot.
Mr. Thakur admitted that a couple of of the staff had died whereas present process therapy. “But there has been no neglect on the part of the management in extending medical services to employees who were in need of it,” he clarified.
From March this yr, the Employees Health Scheme (EHS) was being applied for 50,500 workers and their particulars had been submitted to the Aarogyasri wing. “They will get their health cards immediately,” he mentioned.