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 workers in his firm who can handle to carry down the typical BMI to under 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 crew is 25.3, he mentioned.
“We’re operating a enjoyable well being program at Zerodha. Anybody on our crew with BMI <25 will get half a month’s wage as bonus. The avg BMI of our crew 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 would be enjoyable to compete with different corporations,” he tweeted.
In one other tweet, Kamath knowledgeable that the crew 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 corporations 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 very best measure to trace well being and health, it was the best option 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 day by day is a superb begin should you’ve been eager to get wholesome,” he tweeted.