*Representational image courtesy New Indian Express

Among corporates in India, Tata Steel said it will pay deceased employees' salaries, housing and medical benefits until what would have been their retirement at the age of 60.

"Tata Steel stands together with a deep sense of loss at the sad demise of its beloved employees during this dreadful pandemic," Tata Steel said in a statement.

After detailing the benefits of the firm's "best-in-class social security schemes" the statement concluded by saying that the "Tata Steel family stands stoically with all its people, committed to their security and well-being."

The company also promised to cover the education costs of the children of dead frontline workers until they graduate.

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