ICICI Bank Shows the Way, Lets Women Employees Work From Home for up to a Year

The option is available for all the women employees, except those in direct customer facing roles

A one of its kind program, ICICI Bank recently launched its initiative- iWork@home that allows female employees to comfortably work from home for up to a year! 

One of the largest private lender in the country, the bank made its initiative possible by using face recognition technology which allows the women employees the access to the core banking servers from their laptops.   

This option is available for all women employees, except those in direct customer facing roles and would include young mothers, employees with medical condition, pregnant employees etc. Along with this initiative, the bank has also launched another useful initiative where any female employee whose a mother of a  child up to three years of age, can take the kid along with her on  official trips having overnight stay. 

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

A total of 50 employees have already started working under this project, and the bank has received more than 100 requests for the same. Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO of ICICI Bank shared in an interview, "These two measures are aimed at creating an enabling environment which will help many women to pursue their careers successfully while attending the needs of their families." 

What do you think?

Life
Share
5 Easy and Quick Ways to Make Your Arms Slimmer
Bye, bye flabby arms!
Life
Share
Dietitians and Nutritionists Reveal the Most Effective Weight Loss Secrets
In honour of that little black dress you've been dying to fit into, we asked 6 diet and nutrition experts for their top tips on getting rid...
Life
Share
10 Things to Do If You Want to Lose Weight By Dieting
Bonus: the gifs are gold!
Life
Share
10 Bollywood Flicks That Can Make You Laugh EVERY Single Time You Watch Them...
...without any crappy stuff!
Life
Share
Here Are 17 Best Juice Cleanse Recipes for Weight Loss
Because juice-sip-repeat can actually be delicious.
Life
Share
The 12 Best Energy Boosting Foods Ever!
Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options for boosting your energy and getting your body into high gear.
Life
Share
8 Things You Should NEVER, Ever Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight
"Low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.
Life
Share
4 Easy Workouts to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose More Weight
So you could eat more?
Life
Share
20 GENIUS Tips & Tricks to Lose Weight at Home!
Try these sly strategies to shed kilos without living at the gym.
Life
Share
6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Losing Weight After Pregnancy
Cutting calories to lose weight faster can backfire — big time.