COVID vaccination at private companies and industrial workplaces are allowed in Bangalore by the state government.
Industrial establishments and private companies can run vaccination drives for their employees and dependents. This has been permitted through The Liberalized Pricing and Accelerated National Covid-19 Vaccination Strategy as issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on April 21st, 2021 and a DO letter issued on May 19th 2021.
The ministry recently issues further clarifications regarding queries about the vaccination drive.
COVID Vaccination At Private Companies In Bangalore- Who Is Eligible?
Companies can vaccinate their employees and the employee’s dependents at Industrial and private workplace COVID Vaccination Centers (CVCs). The criteria for dependents stands as defined by the respective employers. In most cases, it would cover the employee’s spouse and children over the age of 18 years.
COVID Vaccination At Private Companies In Bangalore – How To Procure The Vaccine?
Industrial CVCs and private workplace CVCs can procure vaccinations for their employees and dependents from a private hospital. Employers in Bangalore can tie up with BBMP approved hospitals to procure vaccinations as per the number of employees and employee dependents. To do so they may submit an application on behalf of the company to:
- Name: Dr. Sudarshan,
- Address: District RCH Officer BBMP, Dasappa Maternity Hospital, Opp to Town Hall, Bangalore 560002
- Mobile No. +91-94480-55948
Once approval is given by the BBMP, the concerned hospital can create an account on the Company’s name on the COWIN website. The vaccinations given to all employees and dependents at the CVCs will then mention the Company name on the “Vaccination Certificate”.
Clarifications For Governments CVCs
Government CVCs can use the free vaccines supplied by the Government of India to vaccinate beneficiaries over the age of 45 years. Vaccine doses for beneficiaries between the age of 18 and 45 years will have to be procured by the state/UT governments directly from vaccine manufacturers.