New Delhi: Around 21,000 employees of BHEL honed skills through e-learning during lockdown to combat COVID-19, the state-run engineering firm said on Friday. Undaunted by the unprecedented halt in operations due to the lockdown, BHEL has achieved a major milestone by successfully implementing a huge employee engagement initiative, it said in a statement. In the past one month, the company has reached out to nearly 21,000 employees to maintain continuity and to facilitate the transition to work-from-home. In addition to focusing on the health and wellbeing of its employees, BHEL has effectively used this lockdown as an opportunity to sharpen the skillset and creativity & productivity of employees, BHEL said. The company has created more than 230 learning opportunities through various e-learning courses/webinars/training on technical, functional, managerial and behavioural domains. BHEL has also collaborated with external resources for certified online-learning courses. The company has also leveraged its vast IT infrastructure to support remote learning by arranging nearly 1000 Webex licenses for extensive coverage.
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