Announcing the joint effort, from now on every girl child born in the country will be given a Free FD of Rs. 11,000 in HDFC Bank powered by OXXY. In the initiative every girl born on OXXY Network which is 1.8 lac hospitals, diagnostics and pathology labs across the country can avail the benefits of the program. The program is absolutely free for everyone to enrol in the country.
Oxxy Girl Child Development Program is available for every expecting mother to save for the bright future of her child. Oxxy will educate the mothers about the timely tests and precautions as per global standards. These steps will also help in bringing the infant mortality rate down in the country.
HDFC will help the process of opening a Fixed Deposit for Girl child. The girl child will be able to encash the FD when they turn 18.
Pankaj Gupta, Director Oxxy is delighted to see the interest of other brands to come forward and join hands for an initiative which empowers women. According to him, it’s a win-win situation. There will be a remarkable change in the new generation. Oxxy’s vision is to take India on top in near future, he added.
Also along with the FD, benefits catering to lifelong affordable healthcare needs for all the children born in the network and life insurance for the expected mothers. Expected parents may choose the option to secure the mother and child future by simply choosing life insurance for the mother.
“This is something new we are doing and hopefully bind more with the nation. Getting connected to new born for next 18 years is very exciting. It will be a challenge to do such a big task but we are well equipped to handle the same,” added Pankaj.
Oxxy valued USD 2.7 billion has been working towards affordable healthcare for past 3 years and has screened more than 21 million people so far with over 1800 free health camps organized across the country which in itself is a record.