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    Girnar Care promotes inclusive/ healthy work culture with period leave policies for female workforce

    Published on March 3, 2021

    Kolkata: To strengthen its employee-centric work culture during the pandemic, Girnar Care, India’s fastest growing contact center outsourcing organization has introduced newer benefits for its workforce in its uniquely designed Girnar Care Policy. The company has implemented period leaves for women to build equity at work; leaves for new father and newly married couple along with mandatory yearly leave. The company aims to inculcate a healthier work environment to align work-life balance among employees.

    Female employeeshave been allowed to take one period leave a month up to a maximum of ten annually. This initiative is a step towards fostering trust and building a culture of acceptance for women’s biological needs. The company has also installed sanitary pad vending machines on the premises.The mandatory leave policy will enable an employee to schedule and take leave at least for a week or five consecutive workdays twice a year. Further, Girnar Care has also announced an extra day off every week for three months to new fathers and newly married couples with a view point of strengthening the bond of trust and give a little more personal time to them.

    Commenting on newly introduced leave policies, Mr. Muzaffar U Zaman, CEO Girnar Care , said, “2020 has been a difficult time but we have learned how to tackle the situation and how to ensure we live up to every employee’s expectation. We strive to provide the best to our employees and the fundamental purpose of our latest policy is to develop an inclusive work culture andpromotea growth-oriented environment within the premises.Employees need to take regular breaks away from work demands for their wellbeing and our supportive policies encourage them to focus on their health and happiness.”

    Girnar Care has other initiatives through which they provide financial support to the workforce. The company has a personal loan policy for employees at the lowest interest rate which helps them to deal with emergency financial burdens. It also provides medical coverage for the employee and his family up to Rs three lakhs through a medical insurance plan.