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A couple of weeks back, I’d asked what your office was doing with the Sodexo Meal Vouchers for Financial Year 2012 – 2013. Then, my office hadn’t yet declared a Sodexo Meal Voucher policy for the new financial year but D’s office had and I’d published that. My office just declared our policy (emphasis and download link mine) –
As you are aware “a few of the modern organized retail players had decided to discontinue their relationship with Sodexo and hence were not part of the Sodexo Network effective 1st January, 2012”. Based on the recent option given to employees to opt out of Sodexo, around 50% of the employees have already opted out. Hence, based on internal decisions we have decided to remove the Sodexo option by replacing it with ICICI Meal Card with similar features.
Enclosed is the ICICI Meal Card features for your information. (Click here to download the product brochure and list of Bangalore-outlets that accept the Meal Card.)
This change would be effective from 1st April 2012 for the Financial Year 2012 — 2013 under the FBP (Flexible Benefit Plan) bracket. We would keep you informed on the process for applying for the ICICI Meal Card and also send an email to declare the same under the FBP bracket.
Thankfully! What a relief!
I will opt for this Meal Card under my Flexible Benefit Plan.
So, what’s your office recommending? More important, what are you choosing?
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