Birlasoft, a part of the USD 2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group, with its people-first philosophy, accelerated COVID-19 relief efforts by organizing free vaccination drives at its Pune and Noida campus for employees and their families. Being an organization that puts the safety and well-being of its employees first, this initiative will ensure that employees and their dependents are being safeguarded from the complications of the global pandemic.
The company has also set up a COVID Task Force of leaders, helping the organization respond to the evolving situation. The task force is dedicatedly working towards a smooth vaccination process by making medical personnel accessible to address all queries regarding the vaccine, and following government laid protocol by registering data of patients on the CoWin application. Birlasoft has pledged to support the community in these difficult times by partnering with various NGOs as well. From providing financial assistance to facilitating the procurement of essential goods, the company has undertaken multiple initiatives to serve the community. A Corona Kavach Insurance plan has also been introduced as a supplement to the standard insurance offering to aid pandemic hit staff manage their medical expenses. Moreover, the company is also providing employment opportunity to the family members in case of the death of an employee due to COVID-19.
As India battles the second wave of COVID-19, Biralsoft is making constant efforts by running a host of programs focusing on COVID care and emotional well-being. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has been introduced to provide assistance via access to a 24×7/365 counseling hotline, mobile app, and webchat.
Dharmender Kapoor, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Birlasoft, said, “At Birlasoft, employees are our biggest priority, and we are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our associates, their families, and the community at large during these unprecedented times. We have tried to help our employees / their families in the best way possible by bringing in employee wellness programs to support them physically, mentally, and financially. Our COVID Task Force of leaders is working day and night helping the organization and staff respond to the evolving situation by facilitating medical health, supply of oxygen cylinder, access to ventilators, hospitalization, and financial support.”