Mumbai-based Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) becomes the first company of Tata Group to provide health insurance benefits to its LGBTQ + employees.
The company has redefined ‘spouse’ as a 'partner' in its health policy. TCS’ new policy will cover up to 50 percent cost of sex or gender reassignment surgery up to a maximum of Rs 2 lakh.
TCS has over 4 lakh employees across the world. Godrej Group, Accenture, IBM India, Citibank, Capgemini India and RBS India have introduced similar policies for its LGBTQ + employees.