● Khatabook partners with Nova Benefits for Health and YourDost for Mental Wellness to roll out inclusive and holistic wellness policies for its employees. ● Employees can list their LGBTQ partner, live-in partner or any other immediate family member as a dependent ● Maternity benefits include normal delivery, caesarean section, infertility and IVF treatment ● The policy is holistic, focusing on both physical and mental health benefits
Khatabook has announced a series of all-inclusive and holistic health insurance policies for its employees, which will allow dependents to be covered regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Khatabook aims to create a progressive and inclusive culture for the well-being of its employees and their loved ones.
As part of this new health policy, the company will ensure that resident partners and dependents of LGBTQ employees are covered by a single health insurance. Treating healthcare as a basic necessity that requires equal access, without discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, is a big step forward in attracting diverse talent and fostering an inclusive workplace culture for startup. Khatabook has 22% gender diversity and aims to bring it to 35% over the next 2 years. A policy offered in partnership with Nova Benefits is designed for a progressive work environment and offers a range of benefits in addition to being orientation and identity neutral. The policy includes resident partners of employees, and maternity benefit coverage will include infertility and IVF treatment or any postpartum issues.
Mental health is an integral part of holistic wellness and physical health. Khatabook also presented a comprehensive emotional wellbeing solution in partnership with YourDost to its employees. The Mental Wellness Policy includes comprehensive advice and solutions for mental wellness. Employees will have access to a panel of experts who can speak regional languages at the convenience of the employee. Employees will have the opportunity to choose the therapist. Additionally, 24/7 support will be available on the app.
“We have put in place the diversity and inclusion roadmap for Khatabook with clear goals and actions aligned with the organizational scaling plan. I believe achieving a truly diverse environment and inclusiveness that results in a healthy and high performing work culture requires the foundation of policies that are strong, progressive, non-discriminatory and provide employees with a great deal of freedom and choice Our human resources practices will always focus on what is better for everyone, not just a few employees.” Ravish Naresh, CEO and Co-Founder, Khatabook.
Employee well-being is central to Khatabook’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Khatabook already has a range of people-focused policies in place, such as unlimited time off and a hybrid, flexible work environment. Additionally, Khatabook was the first startup to announce a one-week organization-wide mental health break in 2020 and continued the practice of an annual company-wide one-week mental health break. company.
mental health breaks. The startup was also one of the first to introduce primary and secondary caregiver policies for all full-time employees who are new primary and secondary caregivers, regardless of gender or sexuality.
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