Zomato employees will contribute ₹12 lakh to the family of delivery partner who was killed in a road accident

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Zomato employees will contribute ₹12 lakh to the family of delivery partner who was killed in a road accident
The 38-year-old restaurant manager also worked as a Zomato delivery executive to earn extra income.Facebook of Salil Tripathi
  • Salil Tripathi worked as a Zomato delivery executive to earn extra income.
  • The restaurant aggregator business will also help the Tripathi family with an insurance grant of ₹10 lakh.
  • “We will make every effort to provide a job to Salil’s wife Sucheta,” Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal said.
Zomato employees will collectively contribute ₹12 lakh towards the family of Salil Tripathi, a delivery partner who was killed in a road accident last week. Besides this, the restaurant aggregator business will also help the family with an insurance grant of ₹10 lakh.

“After the family is past the grieving, we will make every effort to provide a job to Salil’s wife Sucheta (Depending on whether she wants it), so that she can run the household and support her 10 year old son’s education going forward,” Zomato’s founder and chief executive, Deepinder Goyal, announced on Twitter.

Zomato has also highlighted that they have been personally assisting the family with ongoing expenses.

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The 38-year-old restaurant manager — who also worked as a Zomato delivery executive to earn extra income — was killed in a road accident on January 10 after a Delhi police constable rammed his car into his bike. The constable was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

Tripathi was the sole breadwinner of the family and he lived in Delhi with his mother, wife and a son. His father had recently died of Covid-19.

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