ILPA conducts vaccination drive for leather industry workers in Kolkata
Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Leather Products Association (ILPA) has started a vaccination camp at the ILPA Leather Goods Park in Zone 9 of the Calcutta Leather Complex, in collaboration with state government’s MSME&T and Health department, according to a release by ILPA.
The camp is catering to people working in the tanneries and export houses, starting from business owners to workers as well as their family members.
Jagdish Gulati, President, Indian Leather Products Association, said, “The situation has been very difficult for the leather industry since the pandemic began. We want to ensure that all the people in the industry, from exporters and tannery owners to their staff and family members are vaccinated. We also aim to initiate vaccination camps in villages in and around the Calcutta Leather Complex.”
The vaccination Centre is located at the ILPA Tech School, which is originally a unit for Skill Development and Training run by the Association spread across 40,000 sq ft. area.
In addition, according to ILPA, the association has its own ambulance and bus service, an observation room, oxygen facility, trained medical staff as well as doctors to ensure that the entire process is handled professionally and smoothly.
A medical team from Nolmori Prathmik Chikitsalay is supporting the vaccination camp.
In the near future, the association said, it plans to get all the fabricators and workers vaccinated those are working in standalone factories located in different areas and suburbs outside the ILPA Leather Goods Park.