Talcher: In the wake of the global spread of Covid-19 and corresponding health concerns, NTPC Talcher Kaniha is taking a number of steps to ensure an uninterrupted power supply to Odisha and various states. The Station has constituted a Task Force, headed by Chief General Manager, Task Force to ensure speedy implementation of health advisories by the Government. To enable social distancing and reduce the manpower in administrative functioning, employees in non-essential departments have been given the facility to work from home.
With the commitment to curb the spread of Covid-19 and enforce social distancing, shops in the Township have been marked with spots to ensure customers stand at a distance of 1 meter from one another. Various banners and videos on LED display screens have also been put up for employees and residents to provide awareness on Do’s and Don’ts regarding Covid-19. Masks have been provided to all employees, contract workers and CISF personnel to observe precaution.
To disinfect and sanitise different areas of the Plant and the Township, the Station is using bleaching powder spray on a regular basis. Washbasins have been installed by the Civil department at various strategic locations of the Plant to maintain hygiene and effectively ensure hand-washing. Thermal scanning of employees and contract workers is also being done at the entry gate of the Plant as a preventive measure. Separate isolation & OPD wards have been set up in the NTPC Kaniha Hospital with all necessary facilities.