Razorpay sponsors vaccination for employees and immediate family

Bengaluru: Razorpay is sponsoring vaccines for 100% of its workforce and their families, said a statement issued today.

The company will sponsor Covid-19 vaccines for all of its 1,300+ full-time employees, contract employees and interns, with immediate effect.

With India ramping up its vaccination drive, people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities are being immunised in the nation-wide vaccination that started on March 1.

“Having invested in employee safety and

during the pandemic – from enhancing safety measures to increasing paid-time-off by offering ‘wellness leaves’, we are now doing our bit to ensuring our employees and their families have easy access to Covid-19 testing and vaccination. Our employees’ health and well-being have always been our one key priority, more so during the last year, when everything around us has been fairly uncertain,” said Chitbhanu Nagri, senior vice-president – people operations, Razorpay.

The organisation has rolled out several initiatives to create a healthy virtual workspace for its employees in the past year, and continues to collaborate with wellness experts to help employees and their families cope with the current times, along with a 24*7 helpline of health experts.

Founded by IIT Roorkee alumni Shashank Kumar and Harshil Mathur, Razorpay is the second Indian company to be a part of Silicon Valley’s largest tech accelerator, Y Combinator. Marquee investors such as GIC, Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital India, Ribbit Capital, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator and MasterCard have invested a total of $206.5 million through Series A, B, C and D funding. Around 33 angel investors have invested in the company’s mission to simplify payments and banking and redefine how finance works in India.