Bajaj Auto, India’s largest exporter of three-wheelers and bikes, has launched a brand new HR coverage geared toward providing the extra help to the pandemic ravaged households of its staff. Within the unlucky occasion of an worker’s dying resulting from Covid, his / her household, the corporate will provide financial help as much as a interval of two years after their demise.
It’ll additionally help in dependent youngsters’s schooling until commencement in any discipline of their selection. Along with this, the Pune-based firm may even provide five-year hospitalization insurance coverage for all members of the family of the deceased worker.
The newest coverage announcement is along with a number of initiatives already undertaken by the corporate over the previous one 12 months. Covid has proven that psychological well-being of staff is as essential as bodily, and so they have to be cared for in a healthful method, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
“When requested how we must always deal with others, Ramana Maharshi replied, ‘There aren’t any others’. It’s with this sense of oneness that we will do our utmost for any prolonged households of Bajaj Auto who is likely to be devastated by the lack of their family members who went past the decision of responsibility within the face of this pandemic,” Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto mentioned commenting on the varied initiatives taken by the corporate.
Bajaj Auto joins firms like HCL Applied sciences which have launched related initiatives to assist out the households of the deceased worker.
Aside from monetary contributions, Bajaj Auto has been providing therapy testing amenities at its a number of Covid care centres it arrange after the outbreak of the pandemic final 12 months. It has additionally prolonged the help of its engineers who’ve labored carefully with authorities authorities to audit the oxygen techniques at greater than 70 hospitals throughout districts in Maharashtra to forestall wastage of this valuable useful resource. It has arrange Covid amenities at its crops in Akurdi, Waluj, Chakan, Pantnagar. Whereas a sure proportion of beds are reserved for the corporate’s staff and its employees, the remaining serves the necessities of the respective communities.
The Waluj centre has been arrange underneath the aegis of Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital. This Covid care centre started as a 36-bed facility in June 2020 and has since been expanded to a 200-bed facility. It was began for Bajaj Auto’s employees and their households however now serves not simply its staff but additionally the group across the plant. As a part of the initiatives in Waluj, the oxygen manufacturing mission on the Main Well being Centre – arrange on behalf of Jankidevi Bajaj Basis – was additionally inaugurated just lately.
Bajaj Group has pledged a complete of Rs 300 crore in the direction of varied authorities, native administration and NGO initiatives, together with the procurement of 12 oxygen crops and a number of other different respiratory help gear for the reason that onset of the pandemic final 12 months.