Godrej Professional has announced Suraksha Salon 2.0, an industry-first initiative focussing on the health, wellness, and protection of the salon community. In its first edition introduced in 2020, Suraksha Salon focussed on helping salon community with necessary hygiene solutions, education on safety and hygiene for salon infrastructure and services, and back-to-business support.
Through Suraksha Salon 2.0, Godrej Professional will be providing priority vaccinations to 10,000 hairstylists and salon professionals across India. The stylists need to register on www.cowin.gov.in and follow the Godrej Professional Instagram handle to get updates about the drive in their respective cities. The Instagram handle shares city specific links for the drives, to sign up. Post sharing details, the team at Godrej Professional will get in touch in person to verify and share the vaccination slots. Suraksha Salon 2.0 will provide all the necessary guidance, resources, and updates to salon owners to ensure safety and well-being of their staff and customers. This free of cost vaccination drive will be conducted in cities including Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, and Guwahati.
Godrej Professional has also partnered with Fortis Hospital in Mumbai for a dedicated helpline – 6366528566, which will provide free guidance for all coronavirus related queries. Additionally, live sessions will be conducted by Dr Manjeet Singh Arora, Consultant-General Medicine & Community Health Expert, Fortis Hospital, Mulund; Dr Rajesh Parikh, neuropsychiatrist and the author of the first book on vaccine ‘The Vaccine Book’; & Director of Medical Research, Jaslok Hospital on myth busting, guide to vaccination and other COVID-19 related issues to spread awareness and curb misinformation.
Godrej Professional has also tied up with Mindhouse-who are building one of the world’s largest wellness platform, to conduct mental wellness programme for the salon professionals.
The first edition of Suraksha Salon saw Godrej Professional supporting 10,000+ salons, donating 15,000 litres of sanitizers and 10,000 re-usable masks to stylists. In addition, the company supported salons with disposable kits as well. ‘Suraksha Guidelines’, a comprehensive module on safety and hygiene, were curated by health experts for the safety of the salon community. The guidelines covered all aspects including salon sanitization, employee safety, client safety, hair services, and skin and make-up services. The whitepaper is available in English, Hindi and seven regional languages such Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali for salon owners and stylists across all parts of the country to easily understand.