Embassy Group announces 11-day break from work

The real-estate conglomerate has also announced initiatives to improve mental well-being of its employees

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Embassy Group, the Indian real-estate conglomerate has announced an 11-day Diwali break for its employees. The Group also wishes to prioritise the mental well-being of its staff and has announced various initiatives to protect and improve the same.

The Diwali break is applicable to all the employees across the Group’s offices, nationally. The objective is to let the employees have some quality time with their family, to relax and rejuvenate.

Aware that gratitude can have a positive impact on the physical, emotional and mental wellbeing of people, the Group follows an annual recognition programme, called Embassy Achievers.

Via this programme, top performers are recognised, appreciated and given awards.

Embassy is also organising a ‘thanksgiving lunch’ for its support staff ahead of the festive season. A grand Diwali party is scheduled for all its employees from across the country.

Maria Rajesh, CHRO, Embassy Group, says, “Employees really need this acknowledgment and appreciation, knowing they are indeed valued and important within the business”.

Aware that in the period before the festive season there is extra work pressure and longer hours, the focus on mental health and wellbeing should be more, according to Rajesh.

The conglomerate recently launched ‘Well-being on the Web’, an initiative aimed at supporting employee health and fitness through a holistic online platform. The initiative offers employees access to online consultations with doctors, dieticians and mental-health experts. Additionally, it offers pharmacy discounts, newsletters, webinars and games to help keep employees active and relieve stress.

Founded in 1993, Embassy Group has a broad portfolio of over 62 million sq. ft. of prime commercial, residential, retail, hospitality, services, and educational spaces across Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Noida and Trivandrum in India, as well as Serbia and Malaysia in the international markets.

The Group’s community outreach program empowers over 19,000 children across 150+ government and rural schools to create a positive social impact in India.

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