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Swiggy launches special care package for delivery partners across India

NEW DELHI :
Food ordering platform Swiggy on Monday introduced the launch of a special care package offering help to its over 1.5 lakh delivery partners and their households.

The care package, named ‘Swiggy Suraksha’ covers a number of companies comparable to stronger monetary help and hospitalisation cowl for delivery partners and their households affected by Covid-19, the corporate stated in an announcement.

In May, the corporate had commenced vaccination drives for its delivery partners across the nation.

“With Swiggy Suraksha, we are making sure that our delivery heroes also have the necessary support- including a 24X7 hotline for medical emergencies, access to doctors for themselves and their families, income support, free access to vaccines, hospitalisation cover for themselves and their families if affected by COVID,” Swiggy COO Vivek Sunder stated.

Among different issues, below the scheme all Covid-19 affected delivery partners will probably be eligible to obtain earnings help and vitamin care help of 14,000 for two weeks with out worrying about incomes a livelihood throughout their restoration interval, Swiggy stated.

In cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai, if partners select to, Swiggy will do doorstep delivery of homestyle meals ready in its cloud kitchens, it added.

Delivery partners and their households who take a look at optimistic will obtain enhanced hospitalisation cowl of as much as 1.5 lakh below the Swiggy Suraksha, it added.

The firm has additionally enhanced life insurance coverage cowl to 5 lakh within the occasion of an premature demise of a delivery companion attributable to Covid-19, Swiggy stated.

The firm’s 24X7 COVID hotline with worker volunteers and devoted members will help delivery partners, their mates, and households with entry to beds, ambulances, oxygen help, medical help, plasma help by real-time looking and validating the supply of those essential assets, Swiggy stated.

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