New Delhi: The free vaccination campaign launched by the government is likely to create a positive impact on the labor market and the economy in general, as most respondents believe it will help them provide a safe working ecosystem to their employees with stable work opportunities, according to a report. More than 87% of those surveyed believe that the free vaccination campaign can prevent a second reverse migration for these workers, as they will also be eligible to receive vaccines, according to a report by human resources solutions provider Genius Consultants.
Additionally, the report says it will help them provide a safe working ecosystem where the influx of work opportunities is constant.
When asked for their opinion on whether the vaccination campaign would improve the unemployment scenario or revive the markets, nearly 85% of people hoped it would help bring promising results.
The internal survey is conducted online from July 1 to 31, with 550 business leaders at VP, President, CXO, CEO, CHRO level and above in all sectors, including automotive and automotive auxiliaries , banking and finance, construction and engineering, education / teaching / training, FMCG, Hospitality, HR Solutions, IT, ITES and BPO, Logistics among others.
The survey was conducted in 14 cities across India including Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Chandigarh, Jamshedpur Guwahati, Bhubaneswar and Pune.
The report further notes that the pandemic has made individuals reluctant to travel to work with restrictions on traveling on public transport and fear of catching the virus.
More than 82% of those polled believed that vaccinating the population would significantly reduce this reluctance and give individuals the confidence to get to work without worries, he added.
“The pandemic has been an extremely difficult time for us as a nation. The government is putting all its hands on the bridge to curb the spread of the virus. Vaccination campaigns remain the only viable solution to revive disrupted economies and restore livelihoods to normalcy, ”added Genius Consultants CMD RP Yadav.