Jana Small Finance Bank has paced up the vaccination as soon as the Department of Financial Services (DFS) and Parliamentary standing committee recognised Bankers as Covid warriors.
This vaccination drive was kicked off recently and the bank has already vaccinated 25% of its total workforce (4,000 employees) at its head office and branches in the last 10 days, the bank said in a release.
Jana Small Finance Bank’s employees have continued serving customers across all branches amidst surging Covid-19. In the current scenario, the bank sees vaccination as a key measure to protect its frontline warriors.
The bank has put an action plan in place to provide succour to its employees by tying up with various government health centres to provide free vaccines at its bank branches across India. The bank has already conducted these vaccination camps at 109 branches and plans to cover its employees across all its bank branches very soon.
Jana Bank’s chief executive Ajay Kanwal is driving this initiative and the entire management team is highly passionate about completing this activity soon.
Jana intends to get vaccination done for its employees, their immediate family members, its partner staff operating out of the bank branches/ offices and BC (Banking Correspondent) staff working for the bank.
Jana Bank is covering the set of people serving its customers (own employees and partner /BC staff) apart from their families, who encourage them to perform their duties in these times.
Through close coordination with respective state authorities, the Bank is working towards ensuring that vaccines are available to all its employees across all its branches. Earlier, in a few camps conducted by the bank it had extended vaccination for its employees’ family members 45 years and above as well.
The planned vaccination drives for 18 years and above, will also try to cover the family members of employees, subject to approval of local authorities/ hospitals, and the availability of the vaccines.