Tata Steel has announced social security schemes for the family members of employees affected by Covid-19. The company announced on Sunday that under the scheme, if an employee dies of Covid, their family would receive their last-drawn salary till the time the employee would have turned 60. “Tata Steel’s best-in-class social security schemes will help ensure an honourable standard of living for their families, whereby the family will get the last drawn salary till 60 years of age of the deceased employee/nominee,” the company said in a statement released on social media. They will also be able to avail medical benefits and housing facilities, the statement added.
In addition to this, if a frontline employee gets infected while on the job and dies, the company will bear all the expenses of their children’s education till they graduate.