“Our workers have been instrumental in facilitating important companies to thousands and thousands of people all over the world, together with these on the entrance traces of the COVID-19 pandemic, by means of their work with our shoppers and communities. We are proud of the a number of actions we took over the previous yr to handle the challenges confronted by our workers in rising to the state of affairs with empathy, initiative and braveness,” Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India.
Cognizant joins giant firms corresponding to Infosys, Accenture, Vedanta and NTPC have drawn up plans to bear the cost of Covid-19 vaccinations for 1000’s of workers and their dependents. Accenture and Infosys have stated that they might cover the cost of vaccinating workers in India in addition to their households. Accenture has over 200,000 staff in the nation, whereas 75% of the overall 249,000 workers at India’s second largest software program exporter are based mostly right here.
“It has been a yr for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic triggered unprecedented disruption throughout India. As we glance again on the yr, we’re happy with how nicely we’ve executed on our high priorities all through the pandemic: guaranteeing the security and well-being of our workers, whereas sustaining enterprise continuity for our shoppers, and supporting efforts of governments all over the world to comprise the unfold of the virus,” stated Nambiar in an announcement.