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Toyota Kirloskar to cover COVID 19 vaccination cost of all employees, family members

Toyota Kirloskar to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost of all employees, family members

Toyota Kirloskar to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost of all employees, family members
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By CNBCTV18.com May 19, 2021 7:31:06 PM IST (Updated)

Grofers, ICICI Bank, Flipkart Infosys, Capgemini, Reliance Industries, TVS Motor Company, and ReNew Power have stated that they would reimburse the cost of the vaccines for their employees and dependent family members.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), a subsidiary of the Japanese automaker announced that it would cover the COVID-19 vaccination expenses of all its staff, their family members and contractual employees. The auto major will reimburse expenses incurred by its 25,000-odd employees for both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Employees could also avail the facility free of cost at company-identified healthcare units.

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TKM Human Resources and Services Group VP, G Shankara said, that the company aims to safeguard the health and safety of all its employees, their family members and the community at large.
The company introduced multiple policies and programmes that allowed employees with paid leave for absence due to an infection or if required for quarantine. This apart, the automaker has also provided special COVID-19 insurance coverage to its employee and their families.
Multiple organisations in India are covering the vaccination expenses of employees and their families. ICICI Bank, Flipkart, Infosys, Capgemini, Reliance Industries, TVS Motors, and ReNew Power among others will reimburse the cost of vaccination to employees and dependent family members.
The latest organisation to do so is online grocery platform Grofers, which said on March 30 that it would cover the cost of COVID-19 vaccination for employees, family members and contractual staff. The company aims to cover 25,000 employees across 38 cities.
The first phase of vaccinating healthcare workers in India began on January 16 and in the second phase, which began on March 1, the focus has been on inoculating senior citizens and those with co-morbidities above 45 years of age.
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