Rosatom starts vaccination campaign for employees

Staff Correspondent

24 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Engineering Division of Rosatom State Corporation has started administrating vaccination to its employees at overseas construction sites to protect them from coronavirus infection.

The first to receive a batch of Sputnik V medication were the employees of Rooppur nuclear power plant construction site in Bangladesh.

Vaccine for 1,000 persons was delivered to Rooppur NPP.

On the first day, 800 employees of JSC ASE Branch Office and representatives of subsidiary construction companies (Trest RosSEM, NIKIMT-Atomstroy, Energospetsmontazh) applied for the vaccination.

JSC ASE takes health support of its employees very seriously as it is an integral part of our safety culture, said Alexey Deriy, JSC ASE Vice President - Director for Rooppur NPP Construction Project.

Considering the importance of Rooppur NPP construction project, we have become the first international project where Rosatom arranged for the vaccination of employees against COVID-19, he added.