Trident Group, a USD 1 billion Indian business conglomerate and leading global player in home textiles, has announced that it will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all its 14,000 employees and their family members free of charge. Eligible family members include parents, spouse and children of employees.
Expressing his delight, Padma Shri Rajinder Gupta, Chairman, Trident Group said, “Trident has always prioritized the well-being of its employees and their families. For us, our people and community comes first and we will continue to invest in their health and safety and comply with the government directives and advice on the situation. We are pleased to be able to touch the lives of so many people and together work towards a Covid free India.”
Additionally, Trident Group’s world-class Madhuban Hospital, situated in Budhni, Madhya Pradesh is one of the few hospitals selected to be a Covid Vaccination Centre catering to the residents of Budhni, Hoshangabad, Obedullaganj, Rehti, Nasrullahganj, Barkhedi and other areas. The hospital which was inaugurated last year is one of the many philanthropic ventures under the umbrella of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility, and extends state-of-the-art healthcare facilities to up to a radius of 50 km, comprising a populace of around two lakh people.
Since the onset of coronavirus pandemic, Trident has supported its employees in navigating the unprecedented situation. The company had released 15 days of advanced salaries when the first phase of lockdown started. Employees who were residing away from their homes were supported with essentials and medical support during this time.
The vaccines were made available for general public in India since March 1 this year. Strongly supporting the cause of vaccination, Trident has decided to roll out a phased vaccination drive contributing to lives of lakhs of people.
About Trident Group
Trident Limited (NSE: TRIDENT; BSE: 521064) is the flagship Company of Trident Group, a USD 1 billion Indian business conglomerate and a global player. Headquartered in Ludhiana, Punjab, Trident Limited is a vertically integrated textile (Yarn, Bath & Bed Linen), Paper (Wheat Straw-based) and Chemicals manufacturer with captive power generation facility. The manufacturing facilities are located in Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. It is also one of the largest players in home textiles globally. Trident’s towels, yarns, bed sheets and paper business have earned global recognition and are delighting millions of happy customers across the world. Supplying national, captive, and retailer owned brands; the organisation is accorded with multiple national and international awards from its customers, vendors and various government entities in recognition of advancing the highest standards in product quality, social responsibility and environmental stewardship.