Union Petroleum and Natural Gas &Steel Minister ShriDharmendraPradhan, held a Video conference with officers of Ministry of Steel and CPSEs under the Ministry of steel, in connectionwith Public Health Response to COVID-19.Minister of State for Steel ShriFagggan Singh Kulaste and Secretary(Steel) ShriBinoy Kumar were also present.Following decisions were taken in the meeting:
- All the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to adhere to the norms for social distancing circulated by the Government in their workplace, townships, mines, etc.
- Hospitals, Quarantine facilities, etc. communicated by the CPSEs to M/o H&FW and/or State Governments in connection with COVID-19, may be kept in full preparedness.
- The CPSEs may replicate the Service initiative launched by SAIL (portal developed by SAIL where employees and their families can register for undertaking any social sector initiatives). Under the said initiative, ‘Annadaan’ (feeding of migrant workers and weaker sections of the society) initiative may immediately be adopted by the Steel CPSEs for migrant workers, weaker sections, etc.
Meanwhile, under the Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR), each Steel CPSEs will be contributing to the PM CARES fund, as under: