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 stated that workers in his firm who can handle to convey down the typical BMI to beneath 24 by the month of August, would get one other half-a-month’s wage as a bonus.
Presently, the typical BMI of the Zerodha group is 25.3, he stated.
“We’re operating a enjoyable well being program at Zerodha. Anybody on our group with BMI <25 will get half a month’s wage as bonus. The avg BMI of our group is 25.3 and if we are able to get to <24 by Aug, everybody will get one other half month as a bonus. It might be enjoyable to compete with different firms,” he tweeted.
In one other tweet, Kamath knowledgeable that the group 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 submit.
Kamath additionally urged different firms to take part within the problem and create a wholesome workforce.
In a disclaimer in the long run, the Zerodha CEO stated whereas he was conscious that BMI wasn’t the most effective measure to trace well being and health, it was the simplest method to get began.
“With well being and most different issues in life, a very powerful bit is to get began. Btw, strolling 10,000 steps each day is a good begin for those who’ve been desirous to get wholesome,” he tweeted.