HCL to protect its employees by COVID insurance
HCL has announced the Covid Insurance cover of 30 lakh to its around 1,600 employees infected by the COVID-19 virus to date, some of which were fatalities. In addition to the 30 lakh cover a Rs 7-lakh employee deposit insurance cover for COVID is also provided.. Additionally, in the event an employee passes away due to COVID, the family will be entitled to receive the full value of the cover along with a year’s salary of the employee.
The surviving families of the employees who have lost their lives to COVID will receive medical coverage for three years and additionally, their children’s education will be covered for five years. It was also announced that the spouse of the deceased will also be given adequate training and a position with the company will be facilitated if they are keen on it.
HCL Group helped with COVID-19 care facilities in Delhi-NCR and it announced last week that it will help set up 500 hospital beds in various facilities, including the Commonwealth Games Village (CWG), Holy Family Hospital, Sama Hospital and Lok Nayak Hospital in New Delhi, as well as the Government Institute of Medical Sciences, Greater Noida Authority. The Group has also contributed to the installation of the oxygen plant at the Commonwealth Games Village, in collaboration with the Delhi government and Doctors for You.