Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is setting up over 100 Covid Vaccination Centres (CVCs) across the country and tying up with hospitals and health care providers to procure doses for inoculating its associates and their families. The Mumbai-based company said it has started vaccination camps in a few cities, and the drive will be done on a larger scale across the country between the third and fourth week of May.
“At TCS, we have been supporting vaccination for associates and their families… We are tying up with hospitals and health care providers for this exercise (vaccination programme) and aim to procure doses via suppliers. Multiple modes of procurement are being explored to ensure all our associates in India and their families are covered,” TCS said in a statement.
A core team will work with hospitals for procuring and administering vaccines across cities in India, communicate the process to our associates, ensure infrastructure and process readiness to ensure a smooth experience, it added.
The company said it has started vaccination camps in a few cities that drive will be scaled further, and registrations have already begun for this.
“To enhance the accessibility; given the base of our associates, a systematic multi-vendor and multi-location mechanism has been charted and applied pan-India…TCS is setting up over 100 CVCs across India; this includes CVC’s across TCS offices in 21 cities and CVCs launched with our primary medical partner across 33 cities,” it added
“We have set up a complete framework for COVID care that takes care of all anticipated aspects. The process for the vaccination drive will be digitally enabled and technology will be leveraged for end-to-end process management including registration and scheduling via our internal application,” TCS noted.
written by Ankita Mohanty