Vedanta Lanjigarh In Odisha Signs MoU With ESIC

Lanjigarh (Odisha): Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, India’s premier producer of metallurgical grade alumina, has partnered with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to make available more employee welfare benefits to its shopfloor-level employees and business partners.

As a result of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), Vedanta Hospital at Lanjigarh, in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, is now recognized as an Employer’s Utilization Dispensary. It will allow ESI beneficiaries (belonging to certain wage brackets) to avail of cashless comprehensive primary healthcare services at Vedanta Hospital, for themselves and immediate family members.

ESIC will also provide complete financial assistance for secondary and tertiary-level assistance through their network of partner hospitals. Employees and business partners will get access to several additional schemes related to disablement, maternity, dependants and unemployment.

The Vedanta Hospital here is a 20-bed state-of-the-art medical facility which is well equipped with doctors, physiotherapists and visiting specialists, and 24×7 ambulance service for referrals.

“The well-being of our employees and business partners is of paramount importance for us. Our partnership with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation is a significant step towards providing additional welfare schemes to our workforce and their family members, each of whom has been instrumental in our journey of growth. Our Vedanta Hospital at Lanjigarh has served our employees and the local community for over 15 years, providing high-quality medical assistance at very affordable rates. Through ESIC, we are pleased to now extend additional medical benefits through this hospital to our shopfloor-level employees and business partners,” Deputy CEO Alumina Business, Vedanta Limited GG Pal said about the MoU with ESIC.

Partha Sarathi Panda, ESIC Regional Director at Bhubaneswar, said: “Working professionals are the strength of any nation, for they give shape to the economy, and ESIC therefore undertakes measures to safeguard this population. We are glad that Vedanta has given ESIC the opportunity to tie up with their hospital facility, which will greatly benefit local communities. Through this initiative Vedanta’s workforce and partners can derive maximum benefits out of these schemes, and with this safety net, continue their contribution to accelerating our economy.”

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