covid-19: Urban Company to offer Covid-19 health insurance, income protection cover to professionals

Covid-19 health insurance coverage and income protection

NEW DELHI: Home companies market Urban Company on Saturday mentioned it has rolled out Covid-19 health insurance coverage and income protection cover for 30,000 service professionals lively on its platform in India.This might be as well as to the prevailing life, unintentional and health insurance policy offered by Urban Company to its professionals, it added. “Under this new insurance cover, service professionals are offered a hospitalization cover of up to Rs 25,000 and income protection cover of up to Rs 14,000 in the event of hospitalization due to positive diagnosis of coronavirus,” it mentioned in a press release.

Urban Company will prolong insurance coverage cover to all service professionals throughout all of the 18 cities in India the place it’s current. “We are committed to helping our service partners live a secure life. These are unprecedented times and we want to stand by our partners, “Urban Company co-founder Abhiraj Singh Bhal mentioned.

He added the corporate is coaching its service companions on how to keep hygiene, the proper strategy of washing their fingers and using respiratory masks and gloves.

Urban Company (previously known as UrbanClap) can also be actively partaking with shoppers on Covid-19 consciousness initiatives, starting from SMSes, e-mails to app notifications.

The firm mentioned it has issued an advisory to all its full-time workers throughout geographies to safeguard themselves and their households from coronavirus.

This contains necessary to earn a living from home, zero journey coverage (whether or not enterprise or private) and different precautionary measures, it added.

Over 83 individuals (together with 17 international nationals) have examined constructive for coronavirus in India.

The pandemic — which began in Wuhan, China — has contaminated over 1.31 lakh individuals in 116 international locations and territories and claimed greater than 4,900 lives.