List of Indian Companies that are providing Covid vaccine to its Employees

Alan Joseph Alan Joseph
May 27, 2021 6 min read
List of Indian Companies that are providing Covid vaccine to its Employees

The Covid cases in India has seen a surge due to the second wave in the country. Amidst the rise in cases and the shortage of vaccines certain Indian companies have announced that they would provide vaccination for their employees.

A handful of companies have also announced that they would provide the vaccination to the families of their employees as well as the third parties involved with the company’s day to day activities. Let’s look at the different companies who have announced that they would provide vaccines to the employees.

Wipro
Sony India
Indian Bank Association
Hindustan Uniliver
ITC
TCS and Infosys
Reliance Industries
All India Petroleum Dealers Association (AIPDA)
Indigo
Capgemini
upGrad
Betterplace
Atos
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Piramal Enterprises Limited
FAQ

Wipro

Wipro had announced that it would start its Covid vaccination drive for its employees in their Electronic city campus in Bangalore. A spokesperson of Wipro had conveyed that the company is taking all the measures in order to start vaccination camps in all their other branches in the country.

Sony India

Sony India had provided a policy for its employees which is a Mediclaim policy in order to cover the expenses for the Covid treatment of their employees at home. The company has announced that it is in the process of setting up vaccination camps for their employees.

Indian Bank Association

The Indian Bank Association had made an announcement conveying that the vaccination of the Bank employees should be given the top most priority. They added that around 10 lakh bank employees should be vaccinated immediately and the expenses should be reimbursed. But the association had left the decision towards the individual banks in regards to the vaccination.

Hindustan Uniliver

A HUL spokesperson had conveyed that the company is looking forward to vaccinate all its employees as government has given permission to provide vaccination for the individuals above the age of 18. However, the shortage in the availability of vaccines have been a setback.


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ITC

Amitav Mukherji who is the HR head of ITC have conveyed that the managers have been designated by the company to conduct the vaccination drives across various locations in the country by tying up with healthcare facilities. ITC has also announced that they would provide the vaccination drive towards their service providers as well as their supply chain partners.

TCS and Infosys

TCS have announced that they are working on various types of models in order to conduct vaccination drives with direct partnership with their suppliers. In the same way the HR head of Infosys has conveyed that they are in discussions with the healthcare providers and vaccine suppliers.

Reliance Industries

Nita Ambani who is a non-executive director of Reliance Industries had conveyed in a letter to their employees that the company will provide vaccination for them as well as their family members. It is estimated that the company has a count of 2,00,000 people.

All India Petroleum Dealers Association (AIPDA)

Ajay Bansal who is the President of the association has conveyed that the vaccination of all the petrol pump attendants and staffs should be given the top most priority and that they should be considered as essential workers.

He has conveyed that the Government should ask the oil marketing companies or find some other mechanism to vaccinate them as they were considered as an essential worker during the lockdown and were not considered eligible to receive the vaccination jabs.


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Share of People who received at least one does of vaccine
Share of People who received at least one does of vaccine

Indigo

Indigo has also announced that they would vaccinate their employees and their family members. The company has announced that they are working towards providing vaccinations in a phased manner so that their operations doesn’t get affected.

Capgemini

Capgemini had also announced that they would provide vaccinations to all their employees and also their dependents. The company has also tied up with wellness consultants in order to resolve the doubts and queries related to vaccination.

upGrad

upGrad had also announced that they would provide vaccination for its employees as well as their family members. The ed-tech company has announced that they would provide vaccines to full-time employees, interns, contract-based employees as well as their ex-employees.

Betterplace

Betterplace which is a tech-based company has announced that they would cover the full cost of the vaccination cost of their employees and their dependants. The company is also providing a day off for their employees on the day of their vaccination.


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Atos

Atos which is an IT and a consulting firm has announced that it would cover the cost of the vaccination for its employees as well as their dependents under the medical insurance programme of the company. The company also conveyed that they would work together with local healthcare providers of the companies to implement the vaccination programme.

ICICI Bank

ICICI Bank has also announced that they would provide vaccination for their employees and their immediate family members. The bank has conveyed that it was a gesture of appreciation from the company towards its employees for dedicating their service during the tough times.

HDFC Bank

HDFC Bank has also announced that they would provide vaccinations for over 1 lakh employees and their family members. The bank has announced that they would reimburse the expenses for the mandated two doses of the vaccines.

Piramal Enterprises Limited

The company has announced that they would provide vaccines for their employees and their immediate family members and the choice of getting vaccinated is optional for their employees. They have set up a help desk across their offices for answering the queries of the employees.

FAQ

When did Covid vaccinations start in India?

16 march, 2021

How many Covid vaccines are produced daily in India?

This means, on a daily basis, 28.33 lakh doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are produced in the country.

Are Indian companies providing covid vaccine to its employees?

Yes, Many major companies in India are providing Covid vaccination for free to its employees.

Conclusion

However, these are the major companies that have announced to provide vaccinations to their employees. Almost all the companies have decided to provide free vaccination to all their employees, in which around 70% of the companies are offering it to the dependents of their employees as well.

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