New Delhi, 21 May 2021: Bhakra Beas Management Board, public sector undertaking under Ministry of Power is engaged in supply of water and power to the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi & Chandigarh. In order to safeguard its workforce which has the responsibility to maintain the essential services of supplying water and power to BBMB partner states and to serve the country at large, BBMB under the aegis of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India and with the help of State Government(s) is running massive Vaccination Drive at its Project Stations and Sub Stations.

Under this programme, BBMB Hospital at Nangal has vaccinated over 9000 persons till date which includes 5027 BBMB employees & their dependents above 45 years of age, 682 BBMB employees between 18 to 44 years of age and 3376 members of general public.  BBMB Hospital at Nangal is vaccinating about 130 persons daily. Similarly, BBMB Hospital, Talwara has vaccinated 5100 persons till date including 3300 BBMB employees & their dependents above 45 years of age, 457 BBMB employees between the age group of 18 to 44 years and 1372 local residents. This Hospital is vaccinating about 110 persons every day.

BBMB has also organized three vaccination camps at Dehar Power House, Slapper on 4th, 11th & 18th May, 2021 with the help of local administration.  During these camps 210 BBMB employees & 91 members of local inhabitants were vaccinated.  Similarly, Camps were also organized at Chandigarh on 17th, 18th and 23rd to 26th April 2021.  Vaccination Camps were also organized at other Sub-Stations of BBMB i.e. Panipat, Bhiwani, Jamalpur etc. for vaccinating BBMB employees and their families.

Till date, BBMB has vaccinated over 15000 persons, which includes 9097 BBMB employees & their dependents above 45 years of age, 1139 BBMB employees between 18 to 45 years of age and 4839 members of local inhabitants.  BBMB is making determined efforts not only to vaccinate all its employees and their families at the earliest but also to serve the local population living in the vicinity of BBMB projects.

Besides this, BBMB Hospitals at Nangal, Sundernagar & Talwara are also treating Corona patients.  All these hospitals have been equipped with sufficient supply of Oxygen Cylinders & other essential medicines to serve the BBMB employees and local populace in these testing times.   BBMB employees have made various initiatives towards the society by  providing Food/Ration to the needy public.