NEW DELHI: Indian Cricket Legend & Technology Enthusiast, Anil Kumble has become strategic advisor and investor at Onsurity, driven by his purpose to work as an evangelist in promoting health and wellness for SME ‘s and gig workers in the sports, environment, forest, technology and allied sectors.
Born in the pandemic year of 2020, Onsurity is the brainchild of Yogesh Agarwal and Kulin Shah who were keen to solve the problem of affordability and accessibility in the health and wellness space, with an efficient monthly subscription model for SMEs, MSMEs, Start-ups that covers their vulnerable workforce with an adequate social security.
Onsurity, India’s first tech-led monthly subscription-based employee health benefits platform, is both a purpose and passion-led backing for India’s sporting icon Kumble, who believes country’s SME employees are underserved and is keen to spread awareness about the group health and wellness benefits.
On his partnership with Onsurity, Anil Kumble said: “I have personally witnessed and led fundraisers for this vulnerable workforce, who are usually not full-time employees in the ecosystem. These gig workers or off role employees, be it in the sports, manufacturing, services or technology sector, deserve a professional approach to secure their health and wellness needs. This is what I liked about Onsurity, who are in a way, democratizing access to healthcare benefits through their tech-led platform and B2B associations. Through this collaboration, I am looking forward to raising awareness about the importance of healthcare and wellbeing among employees and their families, which I feel can solve healthcare issues of India’s missing middle.”
Among the majority of the 300,000+ people covered by Onsurity so far, 80% of these have access to healthcare benefits for the first time. It shows Onsurity’s commitment to bring more people into the fold of an adequate social and health security cover that helps them live and grow in a lifestyle they deserve.
Commenting on legendary cricketer association with Onsurity, Yogesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO said, “We are excited to welcome the trailblazer Anil Kumble as the strategic advisor to the Onsurity family. His style of thinking, trust he commands and problem-solving approach truly aligns with our differentiated model of providing affordable healthcare, wellness, and social security solutions to the masses. His association would help us move closer to our vision of “providing digitally enabled world class healthcare benefits for 300 mn workforce employed with the emerging businesses of India. ”
Onsurity’s partnership with Kumble comes after nearly two and a half years of when pandemic first broke into the scene, and has accelerated realisation about the importance of adequate health and wellness cover for workers of India’s start-ups, SMEs and MSMEs, for talent retention, employee social security and their secured career growth.
Onsurity’s healthcare membership starts at Rs 145 per month and includes benefits ranging from preventive care like doctor teleconsultations, mental wellness, online medicine delivery, free fitness, health & accidental insurance and wellness webinars, to dedicated in-hospitalization support related to claim processing and reimbursements.