Accenture and Infosys are among the first technology service providers to announce COVID-19 vaccination plans for their employees and dependents here on Wednesday.
Accenture said it would cover the cost of immunization for its employees and their dependents in India who are part of the company's medical benefit plan.
Rekha M., Chairperson and Senior MD of Accenture in India. Menon said, “As we continue to navigate the epidemic, there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our people.” For employees who are eligible and wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, Accenture will cover costs for employees and their dependents who are part of our medical benefits program. ”
In the meantime, Infosys said it is looking to vaccinate employees and their immediate families, along with healthcare providers, who are eligible under the guidelines set by the government.
Infosys Chief Operating Officer Praveen Rao said, “We will include the cost of vaccination for the employee and immediate family as part of the focus on health and well-being.”