Indian companies are rethinking their employee-wellness strategies and customizing programs to accommodate the tectonic change in people’s habits after a prolonged phase of working from home due to the Covid-19 lockdown and expect it will manifest in cultural shifts and personal choices, experts said.
Indian companies are advising employees to adopt simple health measures during this prolonged shutdown to be physically and mentally upbeat. The two main tenets companies are focusing on are diet and workout, while requesting in-house doctors and nutritionists to chalk out a weekly meal and workout plan that can be easily monitored.
Growing market of Indian wellness sectorThe raging competition in the corporate world is costing health of the employees dearly. The recent statistically study suggests that the employee wellness programs are so beneficial that the lifestyle disorders are corrected among 30% of the workforce. In fact, the study also suggests that the employers save almost $10 per investment of $2 on each employee in the long run.
The healthcare expenses are considerably reduced by almost 35% and number of leaves taken by the employees also decreased by 32%. A successful implementation of the wellness program has reportedly increased the productivity of the corporation by 23-25%
Employee Wellness Program
The demand of the wellness consulting firms is also increasing rapidly, but the lack of such provision is yet to be filled. The best way to meet the needs of the industry is via venturing into a full-fledged wellness program that caters a one-stop solution for the corporate houses. The corporate image of the companies will also increase due to the incorporation of these wellness programs.
The wellness segment comprises of many different activities that can be incorporated in the employee wellness programs. For starters, organising risk assessment in the healthcare division in the corporate hubs can be a good way to promote the idea. The inclusion of fitness models and diet consultation sessions for the employees will take the venture to the next level. The employers can be persuaded to invest in health information tracking resources. The implementation of certain approaches developed by the proven behavioral economics can be very helpful to design a proper lifestyle to keep the workforce away from bad habits and unhealthy choices.
According to a ‘COVID Benefits Survey 2021’ by ANSR found that
- 58% of the companies introduced digital wellness benefits
- 46% tele-medicine support
- 50% advanced preventative care from COVID-19
- 80% introduced EAP
How Keto Club India is turning the table
One such wellbeing plan is Keto Club India Corporate Wellness Program – a digital one-stop-shop for wellbeing offered services to employees and their family members. The plug-n-play mode allows employees to access a range of services catering to the physical, emotional, social and financial pillars of wellbeing anytime, anywhere, even on the go.
Our services which are being consumed most by the corporate –
- Digital health challenge
- Physical & Mental wellness sessions
- Personalized coaching
- Chronic Condition Management
- Virtual Workshops