E-commerce in India gives employees up to 11 days for work-life balance

NEW DELHI, KOMPAS.com – In a bid to prioritize the mental health of its employees, e-commerce platform Meesho has announced a company-wide 11-day “reset and recharge break” for the second consecutive year.

Reported NDTVan update posted on their website reveals that the initiative aims to allow employees to “really leave work”.

Businesses are prioritizing their mental well-being after a busy sales period.

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Founder and CTO Sanjeev Barnwal made the announcement on Twitter, stressing that work-life balance is essential for good mental health.

“We have announced a company-wide 11-day break for the second consecutive year! In light of the upcoming holiday season and the importance of work-life balance, Meeshoites will take a much needed leave for Reset & Recharge from Oct. 22 to Nov. 1,” he said.

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Meesho previously announced an “unlimited” workplace model, which includes unlimited health leave, 30 weeks of gender-neutral parental leave and 30 days of gender reassignment leave.

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