Surat (Gujarat) [India], a Surat-based digital marketing company, iVIPANAN, said it would give 12 days of paid period leave per year to the woman employees working in the firm. Being women led company, founder of iVIPANAN Mr. Bhautik Sheth announced 12 days of period leave per year for its female staff with immediate effect.
The company was incorporated in 2014 and it has total 8 female employees working there. Mr Sheth has always applied “People First” policy for his company. Following this policy, he has taken thoughtful decision for his staff & has set great example among other small to big size organizations.
He said, “Menstruation is still a taboo in Indian society. Even today females working in offices become conscious of taking a bag, purse, or a plastic bag in a hand while going to the washroom. We want to break this stigma and send a strong message to all small-size businesses in India to understand the biological difference between males and females. We have taken this step so that women do not have to deal with the discomfort of coming to office during periods.“