Capgemini India starts COVID vaccination drive for employees, families
IT major, Capgemini starts an on-premises vaccination drive for its 1,25,000 employees and their families in India in association with health and security partner International SOS.
Under the Capgemini L.I.F.E (Leading Inoculations for Employees and Families) program, the company is also tying up with several hospitals and NGOs across India to ensure the highest safety norms are maintained during the vaccination procedures.
Capgemini said in a statement that it has partnered with Aditya Birla, Reliance, Apollo, MGM, and Rainbow to facilitate vaccination drives across Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, and NCR.
The company is also planning to expand the vaccination drive to other locations as well in the coming weeks.
Earlier this year, the company had announced plans to cover the cost of COVID-19 vaccines of all eligible employees and their dependents in strict accordance with government guidelines.
Capgemini India has over 125,000 team members working across 13 locations; Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Salem, and Tiruchirappalli.
Earlier, in the month of February, the company had announced its plan to hire about 30,000 employees in India in 2021. That is 25% higher than last year, in 2020 the company hired about 24,000 people in India.