Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, and Accenture India announced on Wednesday that they would cover all the costs of the Covid-19 vaccine for their staff and family members who are willing and want to get it.
According to a TCS spokesperson, through their expansive associate well-being services, they have offered end-to-end prevention and care for all of their colleagues and their families around the world since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. This consisted of COVID research and evaluation, the establishment of free isolation centers and free test centers throughout India, and premier COVID treatment care in hospitals, among many other initiatives. ‘TCS Cares’ employee wellness initiative, provides social assistance and holistic treatment.
“We remain committed to the health and well-being of all of our employees and their families, and this commitment will continue throughout the vaccine process”, the TCS spokesperson said.
Bengaluru-based Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services firm, has also stated that it would assist workers in getting vaccinated.
“Infosys is considering working with healthcare professionals to vaccinate staff and their immediate family members who are qualified under the government of India guidelines and according to defined procedures and timelines.” As part of our focus on health and wellbeing, Infosys will pay the cost of vaccinations for employees and their immediate families,” said Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer of Infosys.
Accenture will also cover the expenses of medical care for workers and their dependents in India under the company’s medical insurance plan.
“Nothing is more critical than the welfare and well-being of our people as we try to survive the pandemic. Global professionals and organizations, such as international health agencies and local health councils, have continued to be monitored and taken into account by Accenture in India. We fully respect science and community health guidance that supports vaccination,” said Rekha M Menon, Chairperson and Senior Managing Director of Accenture in India.