Amazon India has today announced that “It will cover the COVID-19 vaccination cost for more than 10 lakh people, which includes all its employees, associates, sellers, delivery partners, and their dependents.”
Amazon India in its blogspot said, “The company will cover the COVID-19 vaccination cost for not only all its India employees and associates but will also cover the costs for operations partner network ecosystem of Delivery Service Partner associates, including Amazon Flex drivers, I Have Space store partners, trucking partners and also their eligible dependents.”
“The benefit also will be available to all sellers, on Amazon.in with an active listing since last year,” Amazon in its statement added.
Speaking on the development, Amit Agarwal, Senior Vice President & Country Manager, Amazon India said, “As India fights the pandemic, we at Amazon India will cover the COVID19 Vaccine cost for more than 10 lakh people – including employees, associates, SMB sellers, operations partners, and their dependents. Their health & safety remains our top priority.”
“The company has also set up comprehensive support mechanisms for employees and associates working with Amazon and hired through staffing agencies,” Amazon India added.