This Indian startup is pushing for the ‘Right to Nap’ at work and is installing siesta rooms in offices

The nap room at Wakefit office
  • Wakefit, a sleep solutions company which manufactures mattresses, will install nap rooms in offices.
  • It has partnered with Rentomojo and Cloudnine hospitals to collaborate with organization for employee wellness.
  • A survey conducted by the company showed that Indians believe napping at work will help them stay alert.
Welcome to the new age of Monday blues where Indian professionals might need a nap time at work, to help deal with stress.

A survey conducted by Wakefit, a ‘sleep solutions’ company that produces mattresses, said that 86% respondents strongly advocated a nap room. They believe that it will help increase productivity.

“Sleep deprivation has been linked to hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, fatigue and several other lifestyle issues. Given the rising sleep related issues in our country, we felt it was imperative for us to take action and encourage corporates and employees to rally for nap rooms at their workspaces,” said Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, co-founder and director of


Right to Work Naps

Now Wakefit is campaigning for the ‘Right to Work Naps’. It will also install siesta rooms at offices. It has partnered with Rentomojo and Cloudnine hospitals to collaborate for employee wellness.

The nap rooms Wakefit intends to build will have their products that will aid spinal alignment, temperature management, optimal nap duration, preferred alarm tones, sleep tips for productivity, soothing color palette, the right lumina of light and optimal decibel of sound, and so forth.


Many Indian startups where coders often work into late hours have nap rooms at their offices.