Response to COVID-19, BEML Limited


SKOCH Award Nominee

Category: Response to COVID
Sub-Category: Response to COVID
Project: Response to COVID-19
Start Date: 12 March 2020
Organisation: BEML Limited
Respondent: Chief General Manager
Level: Club
https://www.bemlindia.in/

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Project Summary

Outbreak of COVID19 led BEML to chalk-out a rapid action plan to deal with the crisis. It started with Director, HR briefing all the factory complex heads on the immediate precautionary measures to be taken up. This was followed up by an emergency meeting of the functional Directors on preparedness and measures to be adopted. A Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) was charted out on do’s and don’ts, social distancing, travel restrictions, quarantine, isolation and use of masks and sanitisers.

Even though based on the DoPT and DPE guidelines, BEML implemented staggered shift system for all employees and contract workmen, w.e.f., 20 March 2020; it soon had to suspend its operations till 3 May 2020.

The company adopted several measures for the safety of BEML family:

  1. Sanitisation and screening
  2. Avoiding air-conditioning
  3. Discontinuation of bio-metric attendance
  4. Meeting through VC / conference calls
  5. Digital file management system
  6. Increased frequency of housekeeping services
  7. Wearing of masks made mandatory
  8. Workplace, canteen, lift, common areas social distancing
  9. Assembled low-cost ventilator prototype
  10. Set up COVID care centres and COVID testing centre

Outcomes

  1. Ensured Job Security of 6,349 Employees and 4,703 Contract Personnel without any downsizing
  2. Production of 14,000 masks to cater to the needs of essential services personnel
  3. Contribution of Rs 2 cr to PM Cares Fund
  4. Extended support to Local Communities at four districts in Karnataka viz., Bangalore, KGF, Mysore & Palakkad
  5. Provided Safety requirements like sanitisers. PPE kits, medical facilities, medicines etc to meet the needs of employees and contract personnel

For more information, please contact:
Mr Bishnu Prasad, Parida, Senior Manager at medical@beml.co.in


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35 Comments

    1. Thank you Sarkarda. Hope all of the Kolkata Regional office including Asansol and Guwahati have registered and voted for BEML. Sobho Vijaya Dashmi.
      Regards

  1. BEML has been continuously contributing towards development of society through CSR initiatives. Now during this Covid19 pandemic BEML has
    demonstrated lot of awareness programs in the interest of safe guarding human lives from getting infected to Covid19 virus.

  2. BEML has been continuously contributing towards development of society through CSR initiatives. Now during this Covid19 pandemic BEML has demonstrated lot of awareness programs in the interest of safe guarding human lives from getting infected to Covid19 virus.

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