New Delhi: On-line broking start-up Zerodha co-founder and CEO Nithin Kamath introduced a “enjoyable well being program” for workers to stay wholesome on the occassion of World Well being Day.
Taking to Twitter, Kamath, who himself is a vocal advocate of health, introduced that an worker having a Physique Mass Index (BMI) of lower than 25 would get half-a-month’s wage as bonus.
He additionally mentioned that staff in his firm who can handle to deliver down the common BMI to under 24 by the month of August, would get one other half-a-month’s wage as a bonus.
At the moment, the common BMI of the Zerodha workforce is 25.3, he mentioned.
“We’re operating a enjoyable well being program at Zerodha. Anybody on our workforce with BMI <25 will get half a month’s wage as bonus. The avg BMI of our workforce is 25.3 and if we will get to <24 by Aug, everybody will get one other half month as a bonus. It would be enjoyable to compete with different firms,” he tweeted.
In one other tweet, Kamath knowledgeable that the workforce with lowest common BMI or largest change in common BMI will win the competitors. “The winner chooses a charity everybody else contributes to. Perhaps a well being tech firm can run the initiative,” he wrote in his put up.
Kamath additionally urged different firms to take part within the problem and create a wholesome workforce.
In a disclaimer ultimately, the Zerodha CEO mentioned whereas he was conscious that BMI wasn’t the most effective measure to trace well being and health, it was the best option to get began.
“With well being and most different issues in life, crucial bit is to get began. Btw, strolling 10,000 steps day by day is a superb begin if you happen to’ve been eager to get wholesome,” he tweeted.