New Delhi: Apollo Munich Health Insurance has launched its flagship initiative ‘Roshini’ to empower women from economically and socially weaker sections of the society and including them in its purpose of ‘Making India Health Confident’, a statement said.
Under this initiative, Apollo Munich along with Apollo Medskills Limited plans to impart free paramedic education to around 10,000 underprivileged women across semi-urban India. “The program, with a special focus on women and the girl child, aims to empower them with not just equal opportunities to be skilled and financially independent but also help address one of the biggest concerns of healthcare sector in India i.e. shortage of well-trained paramedics,” the release stated on Tuesday.
Apollo Munich Health Insurance CEO Antony Jacob said, “Under this initiative at one hand Apollo Munich will be imparting new skills to the women so that they can take control of their and their loved one’s lives “ both financially and mentally. And on the other hand, this cause will add up to their bigger purpose” wherein Apollo Munich as the industry veteran, give something back to the society, in this case by adding skilled people in the ever-demanding healthcare industry.”