DIAL to launch vaccination centre at Terminal-1

DIAL to launch vaccination centre at Terminal-1

New Delhi, (the states. news) Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) will launch the COVID-19 (#Coronavirus )  vaccination centre at Terminal-1 on Tuesday for employees of different stakeholders working at the airport.

Opportunity to get vaccinated at the workplace will be available to over 60,000 employees of various stakeholders working as part of the Delhi Airport’s ecosystem. All staff who are above 18 years of age can register themselves on government portals or the Aarogya Setu app and take the COVISHIELD vaccination on a payment basis.

“DIAL has tied up with Manipal Hospital to inoculate the frontline airport staff of airlines, cargo business, ground handling agencies, Air Traffic Control etc. …a designated vaccination centre at the Arrival Forecourt of Delhi Airport’s Terminal-1 will become operational from Tuesday, June 01, 2021,” the airport operator said in a press release today.

The government has identified aviation as a priority sector. It had directed all the airport operators to arrange for vaccination of staffs of the airport as well as those of other stakeholders on a priority basis. This current effort by DIAL is in line with the government directive.

“Delhi Airport and its staff have been on the forefront ever since the outbreak of pandemic. All airport staff, including that of stakeholders, worked round-the-clock to ensure airport remains operational. They provided much needed support to the country and the countrymen during the lockdown. We are launching the vaccination drive for these COVID warriors who are part of the airport’s ecosystem to save them from this dreaded virus. We hope this will help them in protecting them and their families from this pandemic,” said Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, Chief Executive Officer, DIAL. (uni) (media saheb.com)

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