HDFC is going out of its way to take care of its employees amidst the pandemic. It has converted three of its training facilities in Bhubaneshwar, Pune and Gurugram into isolation centres for its infected employees. These centres offer first-line assistance and have nurses available 24×7 as well as visiting doctors. If necessary, immediate medical help from nearby hospitals can also be arranged in case of an emergency.
The Bank is already setting up vaccination camps in collaboration with the local administration. It has tied up with multiple hospitals, such as Apollo, Manipal, Shalby, Miot and Billroth across the length and breadth of the country to provide vaccination, isolation facilities and basic medical checkup.
The facility for e-consultation with doctors has also been made available via Apollo 24/7, MediBuddy and PharmEasy Apps. For delivery of medicines, the PharmEasy App can be used by the staff. These apps also provide access to psychologists empanelled by the Bank to handle mental health and stress-related issues of the employees.
Ashima Bhatt, group head – CSR, infrastructure and finance, HDFC BANK, points out that the primary concern of the Bank is the welfare of its employees. Therefore, “we will leave no stone unturned to ensure that they and their loved ones receive the best possible help and medical care. Not just for their physical well-being but for being able to cope with stress too,” she shared.