The Bengal chapter of builders’ group Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (Credai) organised a vaccination drive for construction workers in Kolkata on Thursday.
To begin with, 10,000 workers will be inoculated in four phases at locations close to busy construction sites.
On Thursday, a camp was held at at South City International School. “The skilled workers in the industry are never in the limelight. This is an opportunity for the industry to ensure their well-being. We are taking the help of the government with builders financing the drive,” Credai Bengal president Nandu Belani said.
The Merlin Group, with support from the Credai youth wing, organized a camp for its on-site construction workers and staff at Acropolis mall on Wednesday.
“In future, camps will be organized at other Merlin sites on Prince Anwar Shah Road, BL Saha Road, Dum Dum, New Town and near Ibiza resort,” said Merlin group MD Saket Mohta. Altogether, around 3,000 workers will be covered in the drive.