Tech Mahindra brings back 210 employees from the US

PUNE: Tech Mahindra said on Monday will facilitate the return of over 210 employees and their dependants from the United States, who were stranded due to the Covid-19 induced lockdown.

A special chartered flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport took off on July 13 to bring the employees back and will land in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

This comes a week after Infosys similarly chartered a flight to bring back 76 employees and their families from the US.

“Ensuring the well-being and safety of our entire employee, customer and partner ecosystem is critical in the collective fight against this global pandemic. Bringing our US-based associates and their dependants back home conveys our commitment towards our core values of ensuring employees’ safety first, and reiterates Tech Mahindra’s ability to be adaptable and agile in keeping mission-critical systems on for global clients from anywhere in the world, even during times of crisis,” said CP Gurnani, managing director and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

The company said its investments in digital collaboration tools along with a culture of working remotely had enabled it to prepare for a world where people are physically separated from their workplaces at a large scale.

Harshvendra Soin, Global Chief People Officer and Head of Marketing, Tech Mahindra, said, “At Tech Mahindra, health, safety and well-being of our associates is core to our business and HR policies and decisions. Helping our people in the US, and bringing them back home reiterates our allegiance towards our core-values …”


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