upGrad To Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccine To Its Employees

upGrad To Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccine To Its Employees

upGrad will offer free COVID-19 vaccine to its employees (full-time, contract, intern etc.) and their families.


The edtech leader is already in advanced discussion with private service providers for vaccination and the drive will initiate as soon as Government approvals and procurement of vaccines is allowed. With this, upGrad become the first Indian company in the start-up edtech space to announce such a vaccination drive.


The vaccination drive will be voluntary for the employees and their immediate families, who can avail of it in major cities.


The drive is also getting extended to ex-employees who may seek assistance from upGrad. Thus, more than 10,000 individuals comprising self, spouse, kids, and parents of current employees and ex-employees could be benefiting from this move.


Ronnie Screwvala, Co-founder & Chairman, Mayank Kumar, Co-founder and MD and Phalgun Kompalli, Co-founder, upGrad in a joint statement, said, “The health and wellbeing of our employees is our top priority. We have always valued our employees' contribution to the company and have come up with various employee-friendly policies even in the past. We are ready to roll this out as soon as the Government allows the private sector to procure these vaccines.”


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