SCHINDLER INDIA LAUNCHES AN ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

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Mumbai: Head-quartered in Mumbai, Schindler India’s growth is evident with its service presence across 50 major cities across the country. Schindler India is the leading provider of escalators and elevators and a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group. Today, almost everyone in India is talking about only one thing that’s COVID-19 and as the number of cases and fatalities has intensely risen in recent weeks, keeping in mind the employee’s physical and emotional well-being, Schindler India reinforces the access and use of its Employee Assistance Program called ‘Schindler Cares’ which was started in 2016.

Schindler Cares partners with Santulan | http://santulan.co.in/ and its expert team of psychiatrists, psychologists, behavioural researchers and ~100 Partner Counselors to provide proactive guidance to deal with life’s expected and unexpected events, as the employees and their family’s physical and emotional well-being is crucial to Company in these trying times  #CoronaVirus. Santulan is administering the EAP services for Schindler India employees and their eligible dependents across the country. The employees can reach out to the counselling team for telephonic, face to face or e-counselling sessions. All the costs involved for Schindler Cares have been prepaid by the company, with utmost assurance that all issues are handled confidentially.

Providing an avenue of support that respects Schindler India’s employees’ privacy, the EAP service is absolutely confidential. No identifying information will be given to or shared with anyone in the organization. The EAP provides professional assistance for a wide range of issues, including:

  • Couple and marital relationship issues
  • Personal and emotional difficulties
  • Death, grief and bereavement issues
  • Family matters / parenting concerns
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Work-related issues
  • Work and personal / family balance
  • Alcohol and drug misuse
  • Crisis counselling
  • Managing life’s changes
  • Personal Legal and Financial Stressors

And many more… 

Shubha Arora, Chief People Officer, Schindler India & South Asia says, “As a leader in employee engagement we recognise the link between happiness, wellbeing and fulfilment for achieving productivity at the workplace. Schindler India values the wellbeing of its employees and we understand that preventive measures need to be taken to fight this current outbreak of COVID-19.

Our employees and their families through our Employee Assistance Program, ‘Schindler Cares’ can access wellbeing services confidentially. We are pleased to have partnered with Santulan, and their team of experts to help provide guidance and counselling to deal with life’s expected and unexpected events”.